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1925 Collection

"1925: A Year of Contrasts and Creativity" Step into the time machine and travel back to 1925, a year that witnessed an intriguing blend of events, artistry

Background image1925 Collection: A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson

A Complete Wash-out, by William Heath Robinson
The trials of spring-cleaning as endured on the ark. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background image1925 Collection: Fairford, August 1925

Fairford, August 1925
Two children look over the bridge at Mill Pond and the River Coln. St Marys Church can be seen in the distance beyond Mill Lane

Background image1925 Collection: Gypsy camp Alsace 1925 oil canvas 82. 5 x 105 cm

Gypsy camp Alsace 1925 oil canvas 82. 5 x 105 cm
Gypsy camp in Alsace, 1925, oil on canvas, 82.5 x 105 cm, signed and dated lower right: A. Fiechter 25. Arnold Fiechter, Sissach/Baselland 1879-1943 Basel

Background image1925 Collection: British Military Poster - Inter-war period

British Military Poster - Inter-war period
Smart Men Wanted, rates of pay for soldiers enlisted or re-enlisted, Scots Guards, on or after 26 October 1925. Coloured chromolithograph recruitment poster after A W Baylis, 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher
MARGARET THATCHER nee ROBERTS First woman to be British Prime Minister (Conservative) 1979-90

Background image1925 Collection: Margaret Thatcher 1925-

Margaret Thatcher 1925-
MARGARET THATCHER nee ROBERTS First woman to be British Prime Minister (Conservative) 1979-90

Background image1925 Collection: Marigolds by Hall Thorpe

Marigolds by Hall Thorpe. 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Charlie Chaplin as the little tramp

Charlie Chaplin as the little tramp
Film actor and director Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), film star and director, seen here in his little tramp costume, probably in a still from his 1925 film, The Gold Rush

Background image1925 Collection: Bauhaus Building

Bauhaus Building
The Bauhaus building in Dessau, manufacturing city in eastern Germany. The building was built in 1925 - 26 by the German architect Walter Gropius. Date: 1930s

Background image1925 Collection: Rugby at Murrayfield stadium, Scotland

Rugby at Murrayfield stadium, Scotland
Scotland triumphs over England in the Calcutta Cup championship, during the opening match for the newly built Murrayfield stadium which was inaugurated in March 1925. Date: 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Warship Hms Hood

Warship Hms Hood
HMS Hood, completed in 1920, was the worlds largest warship for more than two decades. She was finally sunk by the Bismarck in 1941 at the Battle of Denmark Strait

Background image1925 Collection: Jeeves & Wooster / Book

Jeeves & Wooster / Book
When the jolly old storm clouds rolled up, Bertie Wooster turned instinctively to his man Jeeves...Jeevess judgment was infallible; likwise his taste in neckwear

Background image1925 Collection: Group of Salukis 1925

Group of Salukis 1925
A group of salukis registered in Miss Doxfords first litter by Sarona Kelb ex Tazi of Ruritania born on 18 June 1923

Background image1925 Collection: Hows That? By William Heath Robinson

Hows That? By William Heath Robinson
Clock cricket- A new and exciting summer game for the seaside. Illustration showing a unique game of cricket. Please note

Background image1925 Collection: Tatler front cover featuring Tallulah Bankhead, 1925

Tatler front cover featuring Tallulah Bankhead, 1925
Tatler front cover featuring American actress, talk show host and bonne vivante, Tallulah Bankhead (1902 - 1968). Pictured at the time she had been selected to play Iris Storm

Background image1925 Collection: RIVERA: PRE-COLUMBIAN LIFE. The Zapotec Civilization. Mural, c1925

RIVERA: PRE-COLUMBIAN LIFE. The Zapotec Civilization. Mural, c1925, by Diego Rivera at the Ministry of Public Education, Mexico City

Background image1925 Collection: Rudolph Steiner

Rudolph Steiner
RUDOLPH STEINER Austrian philosopher, in the 1920s

Background image1925 Collection: Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America

Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America, North America

Background image1925 Collection: Horrockses Crewdson & Co

Horrockses Crewdson & Co
Traffic passing the smoking chimneys of Horrockses, Crewdson & Co. Centenary Cotton Mills, Preston. The factory windows are illuminated

Background image1925 Collection: Erik Satie / Renaudin

Erik Satie / Renaudin
ERIK SATIE French composer at the piano

Background image1925 Collection: Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36

Fall / Clumber Spaniel / 36
Mr Alfred Higgs, the Kings Head Kennelman (since 1925) with a group of Sandringham Clumber spaniels. Owned and bred by King George V. Photographed at Sandringham

Background image1925 Collection: Murrayfield stadium from the air

Murrayfield stadium from the air
Murrayfield rugby stadium in Scotland, which opened in March 1925, shown from the air. Date: March 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Advert for Horlicks, the original malted milk drink, 1925

Advert for Horlicks, the original malted milk drink, 1925 Date: 1925

Background image1925 Collection: The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead

The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead
Colour photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of The Huntsman painting by W Smithson Broadhead. Date: 24th October 1925

Background image1925 Collection: No, No Nanette by Frank Mandel

No, No Nanette by Frank Mandel
Promotional postcard for No No Nanette by Frank Mandel, Otto Harbach and Irving Caesar; music Vincent Youmans. (Globe Theatre, New York, 16th September 1925)

Background image1925 Collection: Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published

Tango. Watercolor by Marcel Vertes (1895-1961) published in l Illustration on November 26, 1925. Watercolour

Background image1925 Collection: The Man Who Missed The Ball On The First Tee At St. Andrews

The Man Who Missed The Ball On The First Tee At St. Andrews
Golfer spinning around after an overly violent swing. 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Advertisement for De Dion Bouton Cycles

Advertisement for De Dion Bouton Cycles. 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Photo of The Dolly Sisters

Photo of The Dolly Sisters
Black and white photograph of popular revue stars the Dolly Sisters in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 19th December 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Poster design, Anisetta Evangelisti

Poster design, Anisetta Evangelisti, dessert liqueur. Depicting a monkey drinking from a bottle. Date: 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Milk Cart

Milk Cart
A horse drawn milk cart

Background image1925 Collection: The Dolly Sisters, Paris

The Dolly Sisters, Paris
The Dolly Sisters wearing creations by Jean Patou in La Valse Lumineuse, Paris En Fleurs, Casino de Paris, Paris, 1925 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson

Wherefore Art Thou, Radio? By William Heath Robinson
It has been suggested that during the Spring, 2 L O should devote one night a week to amatory music for those under the subtle influence of the vernal season

Background image1925 Collection: Riviera holiday makers on the piste

Riviera holiday makers on the piste
Illustration by William Heath Robinson showing skiiers intrigued by the appearance of glamorous Howard. K. Elcock characters

Background image1925 Collection: Shaftesbury / Gold Hill

Shaftesbury / Gold Hill
Shaftesbury, Dorset: Gold Hill

Background image1925 Collection: Folklore / Fairies

Folklore / Fairies
Fairy flying with butterflies

Background image1925 Collection: The Weald of Kent, a Southern Railway advertising poster, c

The Weald of Kent, a Southern Railway advertising poster, c
1769903 The Weald of Kent, a Southern Railway advertising poster, c.1925 (colour lithograph) by Maxwell, Donald (1877-1936); 102x127 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Weald of Kent)

Background image1925 Collection: Top and left (Oben und links), 1925

Top and left (Oben und links), 1925. Private Collection

Background image1925 Collection: Blue Star Line poster to South America

Blue Star Line poster to South America
Blue Star Line to South America, calling at Boulogne, Lisbon, Madeira, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Montevideo and Buenos Aires. First class passengers only. circa 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Corbetts Vision

Corbetts Vision
In American planner Harvey Corbetts vision of a future city, fast traffic will be segregated from slow, and people from both Date: 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Erik Satie / Comoedia 1913

Erik Satie / Comoedia 1913
ERIK SATIE French musician Date: 1866 - 1925

Background image1925 Collection: FRENCH SOAP ADVERTISEMENT. French advertising poster by Jean Carlu, 1925, for Monsavon soap

FRENCH SOAP ADVERTISEMENT. French advertising poster by Jean Carlu, 1925, for Monsavon soap

Background image1925 Collection: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1925. Lon Chaney in the title role of the film, Phantom of the Opera, 1925

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1925. Lon Chaney in the title role of the film, Phantom of the Opera, 1925

Background image1925 Collection: Dolly Sisters and chorus in Diamond tableaux

Dolly Sisters and chorus in Diamond tableaux
The Dolly Sisters wearing creations by Jean Patou and chorus in the tableaux La Mine Diamants (Diamond Mine), Paris En Fleurs, Casino de Paris, Paris, 1925 1925

Background image1925 Collection: CRANLEIGH - 1925

CRANLEIGH - 1925
High Street Cranleigh Surrey

Background image1925 Collection: Lord Curzon as Viceroy

Lord Curzon as Viceroy
George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon as Viceroy of India

Background image1925 Collection: Ransomes Lawnmowers Advertisement

Ransomes Lawnmowers Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for an Ideal Homes Exhibition stand for Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies Ltd. promoting Ransomes Lawnmowers. The image shows a decorative green model on a tidy lawn

Background image1925 Collection: Advertisement for W H Smith

Advertisement for W H Smith -- newsboy on an enamel sign. circa 1925



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"1925: A Year of Contrasts and Creativity" Step into the time machine and travel back to 1925, a year that witnessed an intriguing blend of events, artistry, and influential figures. It was a year that left its mark on history in various ways. In the realm of art, William Heath Robinson's whimsical creation "A Complete Wash-out" showcased his trademark ingenuity. Meanwhile, Hall Thorpe's enchanting masterpiece "Marigolds" captivated audiences with its vibrant colors and delicate brushstrokes. Speaking of influential figures, Margaret Thatcher made her entrance onto the world stage in 1925. Little did anyone know at the time that she would become one of Britain's most formidable leaders. The British Military Poster from the inter-war period served as a reminder of the challenges faced by soldiers during this era. It symbolized their resilience and dedication to protecting their homeland. On a lighter note, P. G. Wodehouse introduced us to Jeeves & Wooster through his beloved book series. These timeless characters continue to bring laughter and joy even today. However, not all was lighthearted in 1925. The warship HMS Hood stood tall as a testament to naval power during turbulent times. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic Ocean in Mexico City, Diego Rivera unveiled his awe-inspiring mural depicting pre-Columbian life within Zapotec Civilization at the Ministry of Public Education—an artistic marvel capturing ancient heritage for generations to come. William Heath Robinson continued to amaze with his imaginative work through "Hows That?"—a delightful illustration showcasing his ability to transform everyday situations into extraordinary feats using humor and creativity. Amidst these diverse highlights emerged another captivating image—a group photograph featuring elegant Salukis from 1925—a snapshot frozen in time capturing both beauty and companionship between humans and animals alike.