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1892 Collection

"1892: A Year of Remarkable Events and Icons" Step back in time to the year 1892, where history unfolded with captivating tales and influential figures

Background image1892 Collection: Carbolic smoke ball

Carbolic smoke ball
An advertisment placed by the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company for the carbolic smoke ball, a cure for all types of ailments

Background image1892 Collection: FRANCO BAHAMONDE, Francisco (1892-1975)

FRANCO BAHAMONDE, Francisco (1892-1975). Spanish military man and politician. Dictator of Spain from 1939 to 1975

Background image1892 Collection: Haile Selassie / Ils 1936

Haile Selassie / Ils 1936
HAILE SELASSIE Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on his horse

Background image1892 Collection: Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (1892-1926)

Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (1892-1926)
Elizabeth Bessie Coleman, 1892-1926, the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license. Date: 1926

Background image1892 Collection: Spurgeon (Photo)

Spurgeon (Photo)
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON English Baptist minister and noted preacher at age 55 Date: 1834 - 1892

Background image1892 Collection: Borley Rectory 1890S

Borley Rectory 1890S
Borley Rectory at the time of Harry Bulls occupancy : the garden front, the Bull family enjoying a game of tennis

Background image1892 Collection: Cecil Rhodes

Cecil Rhodes
CECIL RHODES Statesman, financier, imperialist. Caricatured as a colossus bestriding Africa

Background image1892 Collection: Haile Selassie / Nachkrieg

Haile Selassie / Nachkrieg
HAILE SELASSIE Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) in 1928, the year he assumed the title of King

Background image1892 Collection: The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall

The Last Caravan by A. E. Bestall
A colour illustration by Alfred Bestall showing a fantasy scene where a group of travellers are being spied on from woodland by a centaur and female imps

Background image1892 Collection: Herbert Norman Howells

Herbert Norman Howells
HERBERT NORMAN HOWELLS Organist, music teacher and conductor

Background image1892 Collection: The Pooters

The Pooters
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pooter and their son Lupin

Background image1892 Collection: Boys Swimming, Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hants

Boys Swimming, Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hants
Boys from the Training Ship Mercury swimming nude in the River Hamble. The Mercury, established in 1885 by the London philanthropist Charles Hoare

Background image1892 Collection: Muscles used in cycling, 19th century

Muscles used in cycling, 19th century
Muscles used in cycling. Artwork from the tenth volume (second period of 1892) of the French popular science weekly La Science Illustree

Background image1892 Collection: Acme Moustache Guard

Acme Moustache Guard
The Acme Moustache Guard. Solid comfort while eating. No use for napkins - does not interfere with use of mouth. Made of gold or silver plate. Everyone should have one!

Background image1892 Collection: Holmes & Watson / Train

Holmes & Watson / Train
SILVER BLAZE Holmes and Watson in a railway compartment

Background image1892 Collection: RENOIR: GIRLS / PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892

RENOIR: GIRLS / PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892
RENOIR: GIRLS/PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892

Background image1892 Collection: Tennyson / Ape / Vanity Fair

Tennyson / Ape / Vanity Fair
ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON English poet Cartoon

Background image1892 Collection: When Adam delved and Eve span

When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman. 1892

Background image1892 Collection: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson. Illustration by Sidney Paget from the Strand magazine for

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson. Illustration by Sidney Paget from the Strand magazine for Sir Arthur Conan
DOYLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson. Illustration by Sidney Paget from the Strand magazine for Sir Arthur Conan Doyles story, The Adventure of Silver Blaze, 1892

Background image1892 Collection: GAUGUIN: AREAREA, 1892. Arearea (Red Dog). Oil on canvas, 1892, by Paul Gauguin

GAUGUIN: AREAREA, 1892. Arearea (Red Dog). Oil on canvas, 1892, by Paul Gauguin

Background image1892 Collection: Get your Hair Cut

Get your Hair Cut
GET YOUR HAIR CUT A barber in his shop doorway and a group of people, including two jeering, pointing boys, ridicule a young mans long hair !

Background image1892 Collection: Daisy Bell by Harry Dacre

Daisy Bell by Harry Dacre
Promotional music sheet for Daisy Bell music hall song of 1892 by Harry Dacre and sung by Katie Lawrence shown here in typical cycling costume

Background image1892 Collection: The Disappointed Souls (Les mes decues), 1892

The Disappointed Souls (Les mes decues), 1892
The Disappointed Souls (Les mes de c ues), 1892. Found in the Collection of Kunstmuseum Bern

Background image1892 Collection: The last broad gauge train leaving Paddington Station, 20th May 1892

The last broad gauge train leaving Paddington Station, 20th May 1892
A posed image of the last broad gauge train leaving Paddington station on 20th May 1892. The service is the 5pm to Plymouth, and the locomotive is Bulkeley (named after Captain Bulkeley)

Background image1892 Collection: Omnibus I, 1895 or 1892, by Anders Zorn

Omnibus I, 1895 or 1892, by Anders Zorn
Anders Zorn (1860-1920). Swedish painter. Omnibus I, 1895 or 1892. National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background image1892 Collection: SHERLOCK HOLMES Sherlock with Dr. John Watson in a corner of a first-class carriage

SHERLOCK HOLMES Sherlock with Dr. John Watson in a corner of a first-class carriage from Paddington Station. Drawing by Sidney Paget for Arthur Conan Doyles The Adventure of Silver Blaze, 1892

Background image1892 Collection: South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892

South Condurrow Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. 1892
Four miners standing in the Cathedral, at South Condurrow mine. In 1897 part of the property was transferred to Camborne School of Mines as the (later) King Edward VII mine

Background image1892 Collection: Swing Bridge, River Neath, Neath, Port Talbot, South Wales

Swing Bridge, River Neath, Neath, Port Talbot, South Wales
View of the Swing Bridge over the River Neath, at Neath, Port Talbot, South Wales, a railway bridge, opened in 1892, which carried the former Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway near Skewen

Background image1892 Collection: England V Wales Rugby

England V Wales Rugby
England defeat Wales at Blackheath by 17-0

Background image1892 Collection: Sir Charles Cox, Vanity Fair, Spy

Sir Charles Cox, Vanity Fair, Spy
CHARLES COX (1810-1892) Held various positions in the Colonial Office between 1829 and 1879. Caption: Colonial Date: 1810 - 1892

Background image1892 Collection: Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 21 April 1918), the Red Baron. He wears the Pour le Me

Background image1892 Collection: CASSATT: THE BATH, 1891-2. Oil on canvas by Mary Cassatt

CASSATT: THE BATH, 1891-2. Oil on canvas by Mary Cassatt

Background image1892 Collection: Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire

Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire
The Training Ship Mercury was established in 1885 by the London philanthropist Charles Hoare. The ship, a barque previously named Illova, was originally moored at Binstead on the Isle of Wight

Background image1892 Collection: The 24 hour Bicycle Race at Herne Hill, 1892

The 24 hour Bicycle Race at Herne Hill, 1892
Photograph showing the Cyclists participating in the 24 hour Bicycle race at Herne Hill velodrome, on the 22nd July 1892, shortly before the start. The race was won by F.W

Background image1892 Collection: Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain

Possession is nine points of the law by Louis Wain
Illustration by Louis Wain showing a cat occupying a cast-off saucepan or cooking pot during snowy weather. A selection of birds, including a magpie and a blue tit bemusedly face the cat

Background image1892 Collection: Aristide Bruant at Les Ambassadeurs

Aristide Bruant at Les Ambassadeurs

Background image1892 Collection: Training Ship Mercury and boys racing crew, River Hamble

Training Ship Mercury and boys racing crew, River Hamble
The racing crew of the training ship Mercury with the ship itself in the background. The Mercury, established in 1885 by Charles Hoare, was originally based at Binstead, Isle of Wight

Background image1892 Collection: BANANAS

BANANAS
Banana Monstera Deliciosa, aka Fruit Salad Plant, Cariman, Mexican Breadfruit, Locust & Wild Honey, Windowleaf, Monsterio, Swiss Cheese Plant etc

Background image1892 Collection: Joe Beckett, British heavyweight boxing champion

Joe Beckett, British heavyweight boxing champion
Joe Beckett (1892-1965), Heavyweight Boxing Champion of Great Britain, in action

Background image1892 Collection: Manfred Von Richthofen

Manfred Von Richthofen
MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN Known as the " Red Baron", " Red Devil" and " Red Knight of Germany" ; he was Germanys greatest WWI pilot

Background image1892 Collection: Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall

Eve Before The Fall. By A. E. Bestall
A scene beside a waterfall of four girls in their bathing costumes. The girls are watching the waterfall, prehaps resting after swimming

Background image1892 Collection: Galileos Jovian moon observations, 1610

Galileos Jovian moon observations, 1610
Galileos Jovian moon observations. These first six observations of the four largest moons of Jupiter are from the work Sidereus Nuncius (1610) by the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Background image1892 Collection: Indian Ocean Mauritius

Indian Ocean Mauritius
Bird s-eye view of the harbour of Port Louis before a third of the town was destroyed this year by a hurricane

Background image1892 Collection: Millay / Edna St Vincent

Millay / Edna St Vincent
EDNA ST VINCENT MILLAY American poet

Background image1892 Collection: Frank Reades Airship

Frank Reades Airship
Frank Reade and his New Electric Air Ship, the Eclipse - a dramatic scene as the wonderful aircraft deals with the Yellow Peril

Background image1892 Collection: Ernst Werner Von Siemens

Ernst Werner Von Siemens
ERNST WERNER VON SIEMENS German engineer

Background image1892 Collection: Manning (Photo 1890)

Manning (Photo 1890)
HENRY EDWARD MANNING cardinal, wearing his ecclesiastical robes with lots of lace, and a crucifix suspended from his neck

Background image1892 Collection: Diary of a Nobody

Diary of a Nobody
The Griffin Boys made faces through the windows



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"1892: A Year of Remarkable Events and Icons" Step back in time to the year 1892, where history unfolded with captivating tales and influential figures. From the Carbolic Smoke Ball to Haile Selassie's birth, this year left an indelible mark on our collective memory. In a small corner of London, the Carbolic Smoke Ball became a symbol of innovation as it promised relief from ailments caused by pollution. Meanwhile, across continents, Haile Selassie was born in Ethiopia - little did the world know that he would become a revered leader and inspire millions as Emperor. Aviation enthusiasts remember Elizabeth Bessie Coleman, who defied societal norms and soared through the skies as one of America's first African-American female pilots. Her legacy lives on despite her untimely death in 1926. Cecil Rhodes' name echoes through history for his role in British imperialism and founding De Beers Consolidated Mines. His actions shaped nations and sparked debates that continue to this day. A photograph captures Charles Spurgeon preaching passionately to his congregation – an image that encapsulates Victorian England's religious fervor. Art lovers are transported into enchanting worlds through A. E. Bestall's masterpiece "The Last Caravan, " immersing themselves in its intricate details and vivid colors. Mystery seekers delve into the chilling stories surrounding Borley Rectory during its haunting years throughout the 1890s – tales that still send shivers down spines today. Francisco Franco Bahamonde emerges onto Spain's political stage; little did anyone suspect how profoundly he would shape Spanish history over decades until his death in 1975. Humor finds its place with "The Pooters, " characters created by George Grossmith who brought laughter to audiences with their comical misadventures. Reflecting upon social change is inevitable when contemplating "When Adam delved and Eve span.