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Petersham Collection

"Petersham: A Historic Gem in Surrey's Crown" Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Surrey, a village steeped in history and charm

Background imagePetersham Collection: St Peters Church, Petersham, Surrey, 1820

St Peters Church, Petersham, Surrey, 1820. Petersham is now in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Background imagePetersham Collection: 4th Earl Harrington

4th Earl Harrington
CHARLES STANHOPE, fourth earl of HARRINGTON previously Lord Petersham : being saluted by a groom. Date: 1780 - 1851

Background imagePetersham Collection: Holiday Time at Richmond (engraving)

Holiday Time at Richmond (engraving)
1105722 Holiday Time at Richmond (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Holiday Time at Richmond)

Background imagePetersham Collection: Ham House, Petersham, the Entrance Front (b / w photo)

Ham House, Petersham, the Entrance Front (b / w photo)
2774733 Ham House, Petersham, the Entrance Front (b/w photo) by Latham, Charles (d.1912); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ham House, Petersham, the Entrance Front)

Background imagePetersham Collection: Old Vauxhall - from the original cartoon, pub. 1933 (litho)

Old Vauxhall - from the original cartoon, pub. 1933 (litho)
STC421782 Old Vauxhall - from the original cartoon, pub. 1933 (litho) by Wearne, Harry (1852-1929); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imagePetersham Collection: The Columbus of the North-West (engraving)

The Columbus of the North-West (engraving)
1603770 The Columbus of the North-West (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Columbus of the North-West)

Background imagePetersham Collection: Ham House (b / w photo)

Ham House (b / w photo)
5209160 Ham House (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ham House. Illustration for Beautiful Britain, Views of Our Stately Homes (Werner)

Background imagePetersham Collection: MA Worcester Petersham Vector Road Map

MA Worcester Petersham Vector Road Map. All source data is in the public domain. U.S. Census Bureau Census Tiger. Used Layers: areawater, linearwater, roads, rails, cousub, pointlm, uac10

Background imagePetersham Collection: MA Franklin New Salem Vector Road Map

MA Franklin New Salem Vector Road Map. All source data is in the public domain. U.S. Census Bureau Census Tiger. Used Layers: areawater, linearwater, roads, rails, cousub, pointlm, uac10

Background imagePetersham Collection: Petersham Church, Richmond upon Thames, 1897

Petersham Church, Richmond upon Thames, 1897
The Parish Church of St Peter, Petersham, Richmond upon Thames. Captain George Vancouver (1757-1798) the English navigator, is buried in the churchyard here. Date: 1897

Background imagePetersham Collection: MALE TYPE / 2 DANDIES

MALE TYPE / 2 DANDIES
Dandies of other days: Sir Lumley Skeffington and Lord Petersham. Date: early 19th century

Background imagePetersham Collection: A Portrait (Lord Petersham), January 10, 1812. January 10, 1812

A Portrait (Lord Petersham), January 10, 1812. January 10, 1812
A Portrait (Lord Petersham), January 10, 1812

Background imagePetersham Collection: Richmond upon Thames TW10 5 Map

Richmond upon Thames TW10 5 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Richmond upon Thames TW10 5

Background imagePetersham Collection: Ham House, Petersham, Richmond, London, 1894. Creator: Unknown

Ham House, Petersham, Richmond, London, 1894. Creator: Unknown
Ham House, Petersham, Richmond, London, 1894. Ham House was built in 1610 for Sir Thomas Vavasour, Knight Marshal to King James I

Background imagePetersham Collection: Ham House, Petersham, Surrey, c1800

Ham House, Petersham, Surrey, c1800. Petersham is now in the London borough of Richmond upon Thames. Ham House was built in 1610 for Sir Thomas Vavasour, Knight Marshal to King James I

Background imagePetersham Collection: Dandies / Lord Petersham

Dandies / Lord Petersham
An extremely short footman touches his cap to his social superiors. (Two rather dissipated looking dandies, Lord Petersham and Sir Lumley Skeffington). Date: circa 1830

Background imagePetersham Collection: The oldest one horse carriage in America

The oldest one horse carriage in America, 250 Years old, owned by J. W. Baldwin, Petersham, Massachusetts

Background imagePetersham Collection: Costume / Dandies / Cossacks

Costume / Dandies / Cossacks
Sir Lumley Skeffington and Lord Petersham wear cossack trousers & box coat with single cape

Background imagePetersham Collection: Woman in Tweed Cap / 1930S

Woman in Tweed Cap / 1930S
A shot of a woman in profile wearing one of the latest fine tweed caps in dusty pink with a low flap at the back trimmed with navy petersham ribbon Date: 1930s

Background imagePetersham Collection: Sir Lumley Skeffington

Sir Lumley Skeffington
Sirt Lumley George Skeffington (1771 - 1850) - English writer and dandy; friend of Lord Petersham

Background imagePetersham Collection: Jane, Countess of Harrington and sons

Jane, Countess of Harrington and sons
Jane, Countess of Harrington, with her sons, Lord Viscount Petersham and the Hon Lincoln Stanhope. Date: 1789

Background imagePetersham Collection: Dancers Admirers

Dancers Admirers
Premieres danseuses and their admirers in the Green Room of the Opera House (Kings Theatre), London - the Earl of Fife, Ball Hughes, Prince Esterhazy and Lord Petersham. Date: 1822

Background imagePetersham Collection: School Friends

School Friends
circa 1910: Maurice Pluthero of Petersham, who is nine years old and the son of a Petersham builder. He is 50 inches round the chest. (Photo by Edward Gooch/Edward Gooch/Getty Images)

Background imagePetersham Collection: Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, 1804 (engraving)

Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, 1804 (engraving)
XJF477757 Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, 1804 (engraving) by Rawle, Samuel (1771-1860); Private Collection; (add.info.: Charles Stanhope)

Background imagePetersham Collection: SHAYS REBELLION, 1787. The farm at Petersham, Massachusetts, where Daniel Shays was captured

SHAYS REBELLION, 1787. The farm at Petersham, Massachusetts, where Daniel Shays was captured, 4 February 1787. Wood engraving, late 19th century

Background imagePetersham Collection: PRIZE HORSE, 1857. Petersham Morgan, first prize at the Massachusetts State Fair, 1857

PRIZE HORSE, 1857. Petersham Morgan, first prize at the Massachusetts State Fair, 1857. Contemporary wood engraving

Background imagePetersham Collection: SHOES

SHOES
Suede shoe with buttoned strap and open back, suede slingback shoe with suede bow, calf slingback with flat petersham bow, calf spat fronted shoe with suede inset, calf sandal

Background imagePetersham Collection: The Mayor of Vancouver visiting the grave of George Vancouve

The Mayor of Vancouver visiting the grave of George Vancouve
Photograph showing the Mayor of Vancouver, Mr. G. McGreer, laying a wreath on the grave of Captain George Vancouver in the graveyard of the Parish Church of Petersham, London, 11th October 1936

Background imagePetersham Collection: George IV Satire (Cards)

George IV Satire (Cards)
A Parti Carre for a Crown : political satire involving (L to R) George IV, Marquis of Petersham, Canning and the Marchioness of Petersham

Background imagePetersham Collection: Charles Stanhope / Harring

Charles Stanhope / Harring
Charles Stanhope 4th Earl Harrington Lord Petersham until 1829 out Walking

Background imagePetersham Collection: Countess & Sons 1789

Countess & Sons 1789
Jane, Countess of Harrington, with her sons, Lord Viscount Petersham and the Hon Lincoln Stanhope


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"Petersham: A Historic Gem in Surrey's Crown" Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Surrey, a village steeped in history and charm. Its story begins with the magnificent St Peters Church, an architectural masterpiece that has graced the village since 1820. As you wander through its hallowed halls, you can't help but feel a sense of awe at the centuries of worship that have taken place within its walls. Petersham's rich heritage extends beyond religious landmarks. The 4th Earl Harrington, known for his lavish lifestyle and impeccable taste, left an indelible mark on this quaint village. Dandies and fashion enthusiasts alike still whisper tales of Lord Petersham's sartorial elegance and influence. One cannot mention Petersham without acknowledging the mesmerizing PETERSHAM MURAL - a work of art that captures the essence of this idyllic locale. It serves as a testament to the creativity and artistic spirit thriving within these ancient lands. Step back in time with "Holiday Time at Richmond, " an enchanting engraving that transports you to bygone days when leisurely strolls along tree-lined avenues were all one needed for rejuvenation. This captivating scene perfectly encapsulates Petersham's timeless allure. Ham House stands proudly as another architectural gem adorning Petersham's landscape. Its grand entrance front exudes regality and invites visitors to explore its opulent interiors while basking in its historical significance captured beautifully in black-and-white photographs. Delve into nostalgia with "Old Vauxhall" - a lithograph from 1933 that showcases bustling streets filled with merriment and revelry. Transport yourself to an era where joy knew no bounds, just like it does today in vibrant Petersham. "The Columbus of the North-West" engraving pays homage to explorers who dared venture into uncharted territories - much like those who discover hidden treasures within every corner of Petersham.