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Chester Collection (#2)

"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: 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

Background imageChester Collection: Proposed Sheffield city centre redevelopment, 1908-1926

Proposed Sheffield city centre redevelopment, 1908-1926
Showing the Law Courts from the new Chester Street. By City Architect, F. E. P. Edwards From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s41148

Background imageChester Collection: Eccleston Ferry, Chester, England

Eccleston Ferry, Chester, England. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Rosset Watermill

Rosset Watermill
Rosset watermill, near Chester, Cheshire, England

Background imageChester Collection: Eastgate, Chester (engraving)

Eastgate, Chester (engraving)
8631632 Eastgate, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Eastgate, Chester, Cheshire. Illustration from Black and White)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Racecourse with Grosvenor Bridge, Chester (engraving)

Chester Racecourse with Grosvenor Bridge, Chester (engraving)
8631629 Chester Racecourse with Grosvenor Bridge, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester Racecourse with Grosvenor Bridge, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Bridge Street, Chester (engraving)

Bridge Street, Chester (engraving)
8631628 Bridge Street, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire. Illustration from Black and White)

Background imageChester Collection: A View Of The River Dee From The Walls Of Chester, Cheshire, England In The Late 19Th Century

A View Of The River Dee From The Walls Of Chester, Cheshire, England In The Late 19Th Century
UIG5420309 A View Of The River Dee From The Walls Of Chester, Cheshire, England In The Late 19Th Century. From Our Own Country Published 1898 ©UIG/Leemage

Background imageChester Collection: Watergate Row, Chester (engraving)

Watergate Row, Chester (engraving)
8631630 Watergate Row, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Watergate Row, Chester, Cheshire. Illustration from Black and White)

Background imageChester Collection: 'Old Yacht Inn, ' Chester (engraving)

"Old Yacht Inn, " Chester (engraving)
8622170 "Old Yacht Inn, " Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: "Old Yacht Inn, " Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: King Charles's Tower, from the Walls (engraving)

King Charles's Tower, from the Walls (engraving)
8663187 King Charles's Tower, from the Walls (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: King Charles's Tower, from the Walls)

Background imageChester Collection: Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust (engraving)

Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust (engraving)
8663181 Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Water Tower, with Roman Hypocaust)

Background imageChester Collection: Triforium and Clerestory of St John's (engraving)

Triforium and Clerestory of St John's (engraving)
8663173 Triforium and Clerestory of St John's (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Triforium and Clerestory of St John's)

Background imageChester Collection: Well and Chapel of Holywell (engraving)

Well and Chapel of Holywell (engraving)
8663225 Well and Chapel of Holywell (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Well and Chapel of Holywell)

Background imageChester Collection: Chancel of Holywell Chapel (engraving)

Chancel of Holywell Chapel (engraving)
8663224 Chancel of Holywell Chapel (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chancel of Holywell Chapel)

Background imageChester Collection: Grosvenor Bridge at Chester (engraving)

Grosvenor Bridge at Chester (engraving)
8663200 Grosvenor Bridge at Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Grosvenor Bridge at Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: S John's Schools, Chester (engraving)

S John's Schools, Chester (engraving)
8627605s John's Schools, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.:s John's Schools, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: The Dark Row, Chester (engraving)

The Dark Row, Chester (engraving)
8623603 The Dark Row, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Dark Row, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Hugh M'Neile, Irish clergyman (engraving)

Hugh M'Neile, Irish clergyman (engraving)
8677032 Hugh M'Neile, Irish clergyman (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Hugh M'Neile (1795-1879), Irish clergyman, Canon of Chester Cathedral

Background imageChester Collection: Beeston Castle in Chester

Beeston Castle in Chester
3732841 Beeston Castle in Chester; (add.info.: Engraving depicting Beeston Castle, Chester, England. Dated 19th Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageChester Collection: Speak out N.Y. Herald, 1885

Speak out N.Y. Herald, 1885
1574887 Speak out N.Y. Herald, 1885; (add.info.: Speak out N.Y. Herald. President-elect Grover Cleveland holds a telephone receiver to his ear)

Background imageChester Collection: William Penn arrives in Upland, Chester, Province of Pennsylvania in 1682. William Penn, 1644 - 1718

William Penn arrives in Upland, Chester, Province of Pennsylvania in 1682. William Penn, 1644 - 1718
UIG5419635 William Penn arrives in Upland, Chester, Province of Pennsylvania in 1682. William Penn, 1644 - 1718. English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Alan Arthur American attorney, politician and 21st President of the United States of America

Chester Alan Arthur American attorney, politician and 21st President of the United States of America
2967839 Chester Alan Arthur American attorney, politician and 21st President of the United States of America. From The History of Our Country, published 1900; Private Collection

Background imageChester Collection: Bear and Billet Inn, Chester (litho)

Bear and Billet Inn, Chester (litho)
8633682 Bear and Billet Inn, Chester (litho) by Harper, Charles George (1863-1943); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bear and Billet Inn, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Bradfield Rectory, near Reading (engraving)

Bradfield Rectory, near Reading (engraving)
8627541 Bradfield Rectory, near Reading (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bradfield Rectory, near Reading)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester (engraving)

Chester (engraving)
8623600 Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester. Illustration for Ancient Streets and Homesteads of England by Alfred Rimmer)

Background imageChester Collection: Old Lamb Row, Chester (engraving)

Old Lamb Row, Chester (engraving)
8623602 Old Lamb Row, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Old Lamb Row, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: View of Chester from the Cop (engraving)

View of Chester from the Cop (engraving)
8663199 View of Chester from the Cop (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: View of Chester from the Cop)

Background imageChester Collection: The Old Bridge, Low Water (engraving)

The Old Bridge, Low Water (engraving)
8663198 The Old Bridge, Low Water (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Old Bridge, Low Water)

Background imageChester Collection: Ancient Half-Timbered Houses, Foregate Street (engraving)

Ancient Half-Timbered Houses, Foregate Street (engraving)
8663183 Ancient Half-Timbered Houses, Foregate Street (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ancient Half-Timbered Houses, Foregate Street)

Background imageChester Collection: Roman Altars at Chester; Stamp of Tile in Chester, with impression of Roman Soldier's Foot

Roman Altars at Chester; Stamp of Tile in Chester, with impression of Roman Soldier's Foot (engraving)
8663172 Roman Altars at Chester; Stamp of Tile in Chester, with impression of Roman Soldier's Foot (engraving) by Rimmer

Background imageChester Collection: Chester, from the Alford Road (engraving)

Chester, from the Alford Road (engraving)
8663142 Chester, from the Alford Road (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester, from the Alford Road)

Background imageChester Collection: Old Episcopal Palace, Chester (engraving)

Old Episcopal Palace, Chester (engraving)
8663222 Old Episcopal Palace, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Old Episcopal Palace, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Cathedral Tower, from St John's Street (engraving)

Cathedral Tower, from St John's Street (engraving)
8663177 Cathedral Tower, from St John's Street (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cathedral Tower, from St John's Street)

Background imageChester Collection: Cathedral, from the NE, and part of City Wall (engraving)

Cathedral, from the NE, and part of City Wall (engraving)
8663175 Cathedral, from the NE, and part of City Wall (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cathedral, from the NE, and part of City Wall)

Background imageChester Collection: Remains of Roman Wall, Chester (engraving)

Remains of Roman Wall, Chester (engraving)
8663170 Remains of Roman Wall, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Remains of Roman Wall, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Pictorial Plan of Chester by W. Willis c1865

Pictorial Plan of Chester by W. Willis c1865
This is a superb republishing in full colour of the pictorial map created by W.Willis in the 1860 s. Pictographs of buildings dot the map, including a most impressive view of Chester Railway Station

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929

Chester Racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929
A GWR Publicity view of the city of Chester taken from the racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929. Chester Racecourse was established in 1539

Background imageChester Collection: The Refectory, Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c. 1920s

The Refectory, Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of The Refectory, Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c.1920s. This image shows the roof of the Refectory prior to its 1939 reconstruction by F. H. Crossley

Background imageChester Collection: Chester, Cheshire, 1940s

Chester, Cheshire, 1940s
A GWR Publicity view of the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, in the late 1940s. People are sitting on the benches and strolling along The Groves beside the banks of the river

Background imageChester Collection: River Dee, Chester, Cheshire, 1935

River Dee, Chester, Cheshire, 1935
A GWR Publicity view of the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, 1935. People are fishing on the banks of the river and returning from a boat trip

Background imageChester Collection: The Rows, Chester, 1920s

The Rows, Chester, 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of The Rows on the corner of Bridge Street in Chester, Cheshire in the 1920s. These half-timbered shops are famous for their covered galleries reached by steps

Background imageChester Collection: Chester (engraving)

Chester (engraving)
8630870 Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester. Illustration for Scenes in England for the amusement)

Background imageChester Collection: Julius Caesar's Tower, Chester (engraving)

Julius Caesar's Tower, Chester (engraving)
8623604 Julius Caesar's Tower, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Julius Caesar's Tower, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Court connecting Watergate and Northgate Rows (engraving)

Court connecting Watergate and Northgate Rows (engraving)
8623599 Court connecting Watergate and Northgate Rows (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Court connecting Watergate and Northgate Rows)

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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.