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Chester Collection

"Chester: A Timeless Tapestry of History and Triumphs" Step into the world of Chester, where Gunsmoke's iconic cast members Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Background imageChester Collection: GUNSMOKE, c1960. Cast members Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, and Dennis Weaver in a publicity

GUNSMOKE, c1960. Cast members Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, and Dennis Weaver in a publicity photograph for the television series Gunsmoke, c1960

Background imageChester Collection: Harold Abrahams wins 100m - 1924 Olympics

Harold Abrahams wins 100m - 1924 Olympics
Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (18991978) - a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was champion in the 100 metres sprint at the 1924 Olympics in Paris (July 7th)

Background imageChester Collection: Eastgate Street, Chester, c1890s

Eastgate Street, Chester, c1890s
This image comes from a Photochrom carriage print used by the Great Western Railway in the late 1800s. The picture shows a view of the historic timber-frame buildings in the centre of Chester

Background imageChester Collection: John Jack Travers Cornwell, Battle of Jutland

John Jack Travers Cornwell, Battle of Jutland
John Jack Travers Cornwell (1900-1916), posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery on HMS Chester during the Battle of Jutland

Background imageChester Collection: Deva Stadium Fine Art

Deva Stadium Fine Art
The Deva Stadium (also known as The 1885 Arena for sponsorship purposes)[1] is an association football stadium in Chester, England, [2] that is the home of Chester F.C

Background imageChester Collection: The Rows, Chester, c1890s

The Rows, Chester, c1890s
This image comes from a Photochrom carriage print used by the Great Western Railway in the late 1800s. The Rows are continuous half-timbered galleries

Background imageChester Collection: Cheshire County Road Map

Cheshire County Road Map
A detailed map of the glorious county of Cheshire in England. Derived from high quality Collins Bartholomew map data showing larger villages

Background imageChester Collection: Deva Stadium Art - Chester City

Deva Stadium Art - Chester City
Watercolour of Deva Stadium, home of Chester City F.C. 1992 - current day. Stadium capacity 3, 284. Original painting size 20" x 16" created in 1999 by Kevin Fletcher

Background imageChester Collection: Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952

Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
Participants in the Coronation Ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. The Officers of Arms of the Heralds College (l to r): Bluemantle, J A Frere; Windsor Herald, R P Graham-Vivian; Richmond Herald

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cross & Rows, Cheshire, July 1935

Chester Cross & Rows, Cheshire, July 1935
A GWR Publicity view of The Rows at Chester, Cheshire in July 1935. These half-timbered shops are famous for their covered galleries reached by steps

Background imageChester Collection: Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover with Hidden Lunar City

Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover with Hidden Lunar City
HIDDEN CITY by Chesters Geier. Two spacemen spot a hidden circular city rising out of a crater on a seemingly deserted moon Date: 1947

Background imageChester Collection: BIG CHEESE

BIG CHEESE
Cheese weighing 1000 pounds (lbs) given as a gift to King George III in 1793 from the Duchy of Chester. Presumably a Cheshire cheese? Two men stand by to give an idea of scale

Background imageChester Collection: Soho, London - Archer Street W1

Soho, London - Archer Street W1. 1973

Background imageChester Collection: East Gate Clock at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

East Gate Clock at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: 5 Chester Terrace, Regents Park, by Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson

5 Chester Terrace, Regents Park, by Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson
A watercolour and pen painting of the Chester Terrace, Regents Park, London. The Illustrated London News featured a long running series of paintings of Londons architecture by Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson

Background imageChester Collection: East Gate Street at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

East Gate Street at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Chirk Viaduct

Chirk Viaduct
The Chirk Viaduct on the Shrewsbury & Chester Railway erected between 1846-1848 by Henry Robertson. Running alongside is the lower Chirk Aqueduct built 1801 by Telford

Background imageChester Collection: The East Gate Clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The East Gate Clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: River Dee and Queens Park Bridge, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, England

River Dee and Queens Park Bridge, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Eastgate clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Eastgate clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Old Map of Chester 1795 by John Stockdale

Old Map of Chester 1795 by John Stockdale
An interesting, very detailed, reproduction 18th century street plan of the City of Chester Engraved for and published John Stockdale

Background imageChester Collection: Moses Weinberger (center) with bartenders Mack O Brien (left)

Moses Weinberger (center) with bartenders Mack O Brien (left) and Ike Reed at the entrance to the Same Old Moses Saloon
OKLAHOMA: SALOON, c1900. Moses Weinberger (center) with bartenders Mack O Brien (left) and Ike Reed at the entrance to the Same Old Moses Saloon at 211 West Harrison Avenue in Guthrie, Oklahoma

Background imageChester Collection: A Girl with a Watering Gun, 1876. Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

A Girl with a Watering Gun, 1876. Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
A Girl with a Watering Gun, 1876. The painting is part of the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Background imageChester Collection: Mrs Gerald Legge with young sons Rupert and William

Mrs Gerald Legge with young sons Rupert and William
Mrs Gerald Legge(1929- 2016), featured in At home to the Sketch, with her sons Rupert(b. 1951) and William(b. 1949), at their home in 12 Chester Street, off Belgrave Square, London

Background imageChester Collection: The Cross and Rows, Chester, England

The Cross and Rows, Chester, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Nine Houses, Park Street, Chester, Cheshire. 23rd November 1965

Nine Houses, Park Street, Chester, Cheshire. 23rd November 1965

Background imageChester Collection: The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925

The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, June 1925. People are fishing on the banks of the river and going on boat trips

Background imageChester Collection: Line rendering of Daniel Chester Frenchs statue, The Minute Man of Concord

Line rendering of Daniel Chester Frenchs statue, The Minute Man of Concord
MINUTEMAN. Line rendering of Daniel Chester Frenchs statue, The Minute Man of Concord

Background imageChester Collection: Chester in Winter

Chester in Winter
Winter by the River Dee and The Groves, at Chester, Cheshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cathedral and the City Walls in autumn, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Chester Cathedral and the City Walls in autumn, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: The Victorian Eastgate Clock on the city walls, Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England

The Victorian Eastgate Clock on the city walls, Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cross and Bridge Street Medieval Row, Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire, England

Chester Cross and Bridge Street Medieval Row, Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Weir on the River Dee below Bridgegate in autumn, Chester, Cheshire, England

Chester Weir on the River Dee below Bridgegate in autumn, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Eastgate, Chester

Eastgate, Chester by Terry Whitworth

Background imageChester Collection: England, Cheshire, Chester, Eastgate Clock face

England, Cheshire, Chester, Eastgate Clock face

Background imageChester Collection: Victoria Cross - Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson

Victoria Cross - Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson
Victoria Cross posthumously awarded to John Travers Cornwell (1900-1916) - for his gallantry at the Battle of Jutland. Cornwell was a Boy Seaman First Class on H.M.S Chester

Background imageChester Collection: British Aerospace 125-700 production line

British Aerospace 125-700 production line at Chester. March 1977. Date: 1977

Background imageChester Collection: St Michaels Church, Chester Square, Pimlico, London

St Michaels Church, Chester Square, Pimlico, London. Inset photograph of the priest, Canon Fleming

Background imageChester Collection: England / Chester / Eastgate

England / Chester / Eastgate
The famous Eastgate at Chester, erected in 1769 at the expense of Lord Grosvenor, replacing a former gate. The clock commemorates Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee

Background imageChester Collection: Samuel Spencer Bill 1880

Samuel Spencer Bill 1880
Samuel Spencer, draper, of Chester

Background imageChester Collection: Chester / Cathedral 1878

Chester / Cathedral 1878
Chester: the Cathedral

Background imageChester Collection: Chester / Castle / Bridge

Chester / Castle / Bridge
Chester: Castle and Bridge, viewed from the south-west with salmon fishers boats in the foreground

Background imageChester Collection: Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChester Collection: Bridge Street / Chester

Bridge Street / Chester
Bridge Street, Chester, showing some of the characteristic Rows which are features of Chesters unique architecture

Background imageChester Collection: Jack Cornwell (chromolitho)

Jack Cornwell (chromolitho)
666996 Jack Cornwell (chromolitho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Jack Cornwell. Cigarette card, from series on Famous Boys, published by Godfrey Phillips)

Background imageChester Collection: The Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Messrs Kyrke Penson, and Ritchie, Architects (engraving)

The Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Messrs Kyrke Penson, and Ritchie, Architects (engraving)
2812271 The Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Messrs Kyrke Penson, and Ritchie, Architects (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Grosvenor Hotel, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Advert, Bolland & Sons, Chester, Wedding Cakes

Advert, Bolland & Sons, Chester, Wedding Cakes
Advert for Bolland & Sons, Chester, Wedding Cakes, as supplied to The Queen and the Prince and Princess of Wales. 1897

Background imageChester Collection: The Castle, Chester, Cheshire

The Castle, Chester, Cheshire, England. Date: 1910s




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"Chester: A Timeless Tapestry of History and Triumphs" Step into the world of Chester, where Gunsmoke's iconic cast members Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, and Dennis Weaver grace the screen with their captivating performances in the 1960s. Travel back to the enchanting c1890s on Eastgate Street, as you immerse yourself in its picturesque charm that whispers tales of a bygone era. Witness Harold Abrahams' momentous victory at the 1924 Olympics, as he sprints his way to glory in the 100m race—an achievement etched forever in sporting history. Marvel at Deva Stadium Fine Art, where masterpieces come alive through brushstrokes that capture both beauty and emotion. Navigate your way through Cheshire County Road Map—a gateway to endless adventures and hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Indulge your senses with Deva Stadium Art - Chester City; let artistry transport you beyond reality into a realm where imagination knows no bounds. Uncover secrets within Amazing Stories Scifi Magazine Cover featuring a concealed lunar city—where dreams intertwine with futuristic wonders. Stand beneath Chester Cross & Rows during July 1935; feel time stand still as bustling streets echo stories of joyous moments shared amongst locals. Stroll along The Rows in c1890s Chester; witness architectural marvels that have stood steadfast against the test of time—a testament to human ingenuity. Glimpse into history alongside Officers of Arms from Heralds College in 1952; honor traditions passed down through generations while preserving heritage for years to come. Let East Gate Clock at Christmas illuminate your heart with festive cheer; experience an enchanting winter wonderland nestled amidst charming Cheshire—truly a sight worth cherishing. Remember John Jack Travers Cornwell's bravery during Battle of Jutland—an emblematic figure whose sacrifice embodies courage and unwavering determination.