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"Exploring the Richness of Printed Matter: A Glimpse into History" A penny sit-up in a Salvation Army shelter in Blackfriars

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: IBM Electronic Composer, 1970s

IBM Electronic Composer, 1970s
IBM Electronic Composer. This model of typewriter is an example of an IBM Selectric typewriter, all of which used typeballs (one see at centre left)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Utility and Art, c.1900 (engraving)

Page from Utility and Art, c.1900 (engraving)
2972961 Page from Utility and Art, c.1900 (engraving) by English School, (20th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (engraving)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (engraving)
2972959 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (engraving) by English School, (20th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving)
2972958 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving) by English School, (20th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Front cover of Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (litho)

Front cover of Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (litho)
3084442 Front cover of Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (litho) by English School, (20th century); 23.8x35 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving)
2972960 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (coloured engraving) by English School, (20th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho)
3084443 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); 23.8x35 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: A penny sit-up in a Salvation Army shelter in Blackfriars, London, c

A penny sit-up in a Salvation Army shelter in Blackfriars, London, c
2972999 A penny sit-up in a Salvation Army shelter in Blackfriars, London, c.1900 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co. 1896 (engraving)

Pages from a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co. 1896 (engraving)
2972992 Pages from a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co. 1896 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a sample book, 1890-1895 (textile & paper)

Pages from a sample book, 1890-1895 (textile & paper)
2972989 Pages from a sample book, 1890-1895 (textile & paper) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture

Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture
2972977 Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture, bedding c.1890-1900 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from Brays Designs for Cottages and Villas, c

Pages from Brays Designs for Cottages and Villas, c
2972922 Pages from Brays Designs for Cottages and Villas, c.1825 (coloured engraving) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Toy building bricks, 1860-1900 (wooden blocks covered with transfer printed paper)

Toy building bricks, 1860-1900 (wooden blocks covered with transfer printed paper)
3084419 Toy building bricks, 1860-1900 (wooden blocks covered with transfer printed paper) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture

Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture
3084400 Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture, bedding, &c, c.1890-1900 (litho) by English School, (19th century); 25x32 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cropped page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (colour litho)

Cropped page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (colour litho)
2972952 Cropped page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English, out of copyright

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Royal Daylight Oil advertising leaflet, back and front covers

Royal Daylight Oil advertising leaflet, back and front covers
2972926 Royal Daylight Oil advertising leaflet, back and front covers, 1890-1900 (litho) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from 1899 Price List, Upholstery, Trimmings &c, 1899 (litho)

Pages from 1899 Price List, Upholstery, Trimmings &c, 1899 (litho)
2972916 Pages from 1899 Price List, Upholstery, Trimmings &c, 1899 (litho) by English School, (19th century); 26.8x18.7 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Dalton)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper)

Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper)
3084482 Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper) by English School, (19th century); 48.8x75 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Back cover of Catalogue of Materials for House Painting and Glazing, c

Back cover of Catalogue of Materials for House Painting and Glazing, c
3084472 Back cover of Catalogue of Materials for House Painting and Glazing, c.1893 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); 23.8x18.5 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Arctic candle lamps: The ideal means of lighting dinner tables, ballrooms &c

Arctic candle lamps: The ideal means of lighting dinner tables, ballrooms &c
3084461 Arctic candle lamps: The ideal means of lighting dinner tables, ballrooms &c, 1897-98 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); 21.6x13 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Crowded street during the revolt, from An Illustrated Record of the Sinn Fein Revolt

Crowded street during the revolt, from An Illustrated Record of the Sinn Fein Revolt
STC445325 Crowded street during the revolt, from An Illustrated Record of the Sinn Fein Revolt in Dublin, April 1916 (b/w photo) by Irish Photographer (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Front cover of a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co

Front cover of a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co
2972991 Front cover of a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co. 1896 (coloured engraving) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Bartholomew & Fletcher: Decorators & General House Furnishers

Page from Bartholomew & Fletcher: Decorators & General House Furnishers
2972985 Page from Bartholomew & Fletcher: Decorators & General House Furnishers: Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers, c.1870-1900 (engraving) by English School

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper)

Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper)
3084479 Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (pen & ink and textile on paper) by English School, (19th century); 48.8x75 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a book of textile samples, annotated by hand with the date range 1887-94

Pages from a book of textile samples, annotated by hand with the date range 1887-94
3084474 Pages from a book of textile samples, annotated by hand with the date range 1887-94 (pen & ink and textile on paper) by English School

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (textile & paper)

Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (textile & paper)
2972987 Pages from a sample book, 1890-95 (textile & paper) by English School, (19th century); The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c. 1900 (colour litho)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c. 1900 (colour litho)
3084445 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); 23.8x35 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; eGeffrye Museum; English, out of copyright

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper)

Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper)
3084435 Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper) by English School, (19th century); 26x46.5 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper)

Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper)
3084439 Page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (surface roller or hand block printed paper) by English School, (19th century); 26x46.5 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Supplement to the Illustrated Catalogue of Duplex and Other Table Lamps

Page from Supplement to the Illustrated Catalogue of Duplex and Other Table Lamps
3084475 Page from Supplement to the Illustrated Catalogue of Duplex and Other Table Lamps, Suspension Lamps, Wallback Lamps, Brackets, Lanterns, &c

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Bottle, c. 1770-1820 (glass)

Bottle, c. 1770-1820 (glass)
3084427 Bottle, c.1770-1820 (glass) by English School; 26x9.2 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Black glass cylinder-shaped bottle with a paper label inscribed Dantzic)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Designs for furniture and decorations for complete home furnishing

Page from Designs for furniture and decorations for complete home furnishing
3084420 Page from Designs for furniture and decorations for complete home furnishing, 1892 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); 25.2x36.3 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture

Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture
3084396 Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture, bedding, &c, c.1890-1900 (litho) by English School, (19th century); 25x32 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cunard Line promotional brochure for 'Berengaria', c. 1930 (colour litho)

Cunard Line promotional brochure for "Berengaria", c. 1930 (colour litho)
3726932 Cunard Line promotional brochure for " Berengaria", c.1930 (colour litho) by Fancher, Louis (1884-1944); Private Collection; Universal History Archive/UIG; American, out of copyright

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cunard Line promotional brochure for 'Berengaria', c. 1930 (colour litho)

Cunard Line promotional brochure for "Berengaria", c. 1930 (colour litho)
3726916 Cunard Line promotional brochure for " Berengaria", c.1930 (colour litho) by Fancher, Louis (1884-1944); Private Collection; Universal History Archive/UIG; American, out of copyright

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from Illustrated Catalogue of Wire Goods, 1887 (litho)

Page from Illustrated Catalogue of Wire Goods, 1887 (litho)
3084410 Page from Illustrated Catalogue of Wire Goods, 1887 (litho) by English School, (19th century); 27.7x21.9 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: S)

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture

Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture
3084398 Page from William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture, bedding, &c, c.1890-1900 (litho) by English School, (19th century); 25x32 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Passenger List, West Indies Cruise. Cunard Line. S. S. Franconia. Tuesday, December 2, 1930

Passenger List, West Indies Cruise. Cunard Line. S. S. Franconia. Tuesday, December 2, 1930
Passenger List, West Indies Cruise. Cunard Line. S.S. Franconia. Tuesday, December 2, 1930

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Diner D'Adieu Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia, March 7, 1929

Diner D'Adieu Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia, March 7, 1929
Diner D'Adieu Menu. Cunard Line. R.M.S. Caronia, March 7, 1929

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cunard Line promotional brochure for the 'Franconia'circa 1926-1930. The ship at sea

Cunard Line promotional brochure for the "Franconia"circa 1926-1930. The ship at sea
Cunard Line promotional brochure for the "Franconia" circa 1926-1930. The ship at sea

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia. Thursday, December 20, 1928

Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia. Thursday, December 20, 1928
Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R.M.S. Caronia. Thursday, December 20, 1928

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Luncheon Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia. Sunday, March 3, 1929

Luncheon Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia. Sunday, March 3, 1929
Luncheon Menu. Cunard Line. R.M.S. Caronia. Sunday, March 3, 1929

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cunard Line promotional brochure for the 'Franconia'1931 world cruise. Back cover

Cunard Line promotional brochure for the "Franconia"1931 world cruise. Back cover
Cunard Line promotional brochure for the "Franconia" 1931 world cruise. Back cover

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Get-Together Dinner Menu. Cunard West Indies Cruise, 1930. R. M. S. Franconia

Get-Together Dinner Menu. Cunard West Indies Cruise, 1930. R. M. S. Franconia. Tuesday, December 2, 1930
Get-Together Dinner Menu. Cunard West Indies Cruise, 1930. R.M.S. Franconia. Tuesday, December 2, 1930

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cunard Line promotional brochure for the RMS 'Franconia'circa 1926-1930

Cunard Line promotional brochure for the RMS "Franconia"circa 1926-1930
Cunard Line promotional brochure for the RMS "Franconia" circa 1926-1930

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia, Wednesday, December 19, 1928

Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R. M. S. Caronia, Wednesday, December 19, 1928
Dinner Menu. Cunard Line. R.M.S. Caronia, Wednesday, December 19, 1928

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Cover Of Descriptive Brochure For Cunard Lines Two West Indies Cruises On Board S. S. Carinthia

Cover Of Descriptive Brochure For Cunard Lines Two West Indies Cruises On Board S. S. Carinthia
Cover Of Descriptive Brochure For Cunard Lines Two West Indies Cruises On Board S.S.Carinthia. December 18, 1929 - January 6, 1930

Background imagePrinted Matter Collection: Gerard Pietersz Hulft 1621-56 First Councilor

Gerard Pietersz Hulft 1621-56 First Councilor
Gerard Pietersz Hulft (1621-56), First Councilor and Director-General of the Dutch East India Company, Portrait of Gerard Pietersz Hulft, First Council and Director General of the VOC



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"Exploring the Richness of Printed Matter: A Glimpse into History" A penny sit-up in a Salvation Army shelter in Blackfriars, London: Witness the humble beginnings of social welfare as depicted in this printed matter, showcasing the efforts of Salvation Army shelters to provide a safe haven for those in need. Pages from a wholesale catalogue published by I. Marians & Co. , 1896 (engraving): Step back in time and immerse yourself in the world of commerce with these meticulously engraved pages from a wholesale catalogue, offering a glimpse into the products and prices that shaped an era. Pages from a sample book, 1890-1895 (textile & paper): Marvel at the intricate designs and textures captured within these pages, which showcase an array of textiles and papers that were once sought after for their beauty and craftsmanship. Page from William Tarn and Co. 's Illustrated Catalogue: with prices of furniture: Delve into the opulence of yesteryears through this page featuring exquisite furniture pieces accompanied by their respective prices—a window into how elegance was quantified during this period. Pages from Brays Designs for Cottages and Villas: Transport yourself to idyllic settings with these captivating designs for cottages and villas—an invitation to explore architectural possibilities while appreciating timeless aesthetics. Toy building bricks, 1860-1900 (wooden blocks covered with transfer printed paper): Rediscover childhood memories or marvel at vintage playthings through these wooden blocks adorned with transfer-printed paper—proof that even toys have stories to tell. Cropped page from a wallpaper sample book, 1885-90 (colour litho): Unearth forgotten patterns brought back to life through vibrant color lithography on wallpapers—a testament to how interior design trends evolved over time. Royal Daylight Oil advertising leaflet, back and front covers.