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Chester Collection (#4)

"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: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1941

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1942

Background imageChester Collection: Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine

Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine
Model Peggy Chester - Cover of Woman's Illustrated Magazine, incorporating Eve's Own - photography by Nancy Sandys Walker Date: 1944

Background imageChester Collection: View from the Private Entrance of Hawarden Park, looking towards Sandycroft (b/w photo)

View from the Private Entrance of Hawarden Park, looking towards Sandycroft (b/w photo)
8654250 View from the Private Entrance of Hawarden Park, looking towards Sandycroft (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageChester Collection: Exhibition of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Chester (engraving)

Exhibition of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Chester (engraving)
8676449 Exhibition of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Chester (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageChester Collection: Samuel Chester Reid, 1783 - 1861. Officer in the United States Navy

Samuel Chester Reid, 1783 - 1861. Officer in the United States Navy, commander of a privateer during the War of 1812
UIG5419616 Samuel Chester Reid, 1783 - 1861. Officer in the United States Navy, commander of a privateer during the War of 1812. From The History of Our Country, published 1905 ©UIG/Leemage

Background imageChester Collection: Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880

Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880
1576440 Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880; (add.info.: Our nation's choice Gen. James Abram Garfield, Republican candidate for President, Gen. Chester A)

Background imageChester Collection: Bridge over the Bidassoa Ligne de Bayonne Irun; Grosvenor Bridge over the Dee, Chester (engraving)

Bridge over the Bidassoa Ligne de Bayonne Irun; Grosvenor Bridge over the Dee, Chester (engraving)
8627580 Bridge over the Bidassoa Ligne de Bayonne Irun; Grosvenor Bridge over the Dee, Chester (engraving) by English School

Background imageChester Collection: 8622114

8622114

Background imageChester Collection: Whitefriars, Chester (engraving)

Whitefriars, Chester (engraving)
8623607 Whitefriars, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Whitefriars, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Stanley House, Chester (engraving)

Stanley House, Chester (engraving)
8623605 Stanley House, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Stanley House, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: The Rows, Chester (engraving)

The Rows, Chester (engraving)
8623597 The Rows, Chester (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Rows, Chester. Illustration for Ancient Streets and Homesteads of England by Alfred Rimmer)

Background imageChester Collection: Cathedral, Pulpit in King's School (engraving)

Cathedral, Pulpit in King's School (engraving)
8663180 Cathedral, Pulpit in King's School (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cathedral, Pulpit in King's School)

Background imageChester Collection: House and Row in Northgate Street (engraving)

House and Row in Northgate Street (engraving)
8663182 House and Row in Northgate Street (engraving) by Rimmer, Alfred (1829-1893); Private Collection; (add.info.: House and Row in Northgate Street)

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
2956615 William Penn arrives in Upland, Chester, Province of Pennsylvania in 1682. William Penn, 1644 - 1718. English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher

Background imageChester Collection: The special section of the ATS (The Auxiliary Territorial Service

The special section of the ATS (The Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls who have just completed a period of training with the Brigade of Guards

Background imageChester Collection: Stanlow Island, situated on The Manchester Ship Canal, North West England

Stanlow Island, situated on The Manchester Ship Canal, North West England Picture shows Stanlow Island Ferry Boat Skipper, Mr Andy Stewart. Picture taken circa 2nd April 1976

Background imageChester Collection: The newly opened YWCA in City Road, Chester, Cheshire. A shortage of young women looking

The newly opened YWCA in City Road, Chester, Cheshire. A shortage of young women looking for somewhere to stay has left hostel staff stumped, they have even resorted to advertising

Background imageChester Collection: Tudor House, Chester, Cheshire. November 1968

Tudor House, Chester, Cheshire. November 1968

Background imageChester Collection: The YMCA is set for a return to Chester after a five year absence - in a bankrupt

The YMCA is set for a return to Chester after a five year absence - in a bankrupt nightclub. The organisation has signed up to take over the former Knights nightclub

Background imageChester Collection: Queen Elizabeth II visits Chester Races in May 1966. *** NOTE

Queen Elizabeth II visits Chester Races in May 1966. *** NOTE
Queen Elizabeth II visits Chester Races in May 1966. ***NOTE : This picture possibly taken on the 4th May 1966, as The Queen is wearing a different hat than she did on the 3rd

Background imageChester Collection: Queen Elizabeth II visits Mollington Grange Cheese Farm, Mollington, Chester

Queen Elizabeth II visits Mollington Grange Cheese Farm, Mollington, Chester. Mr Oulton Wade explains one of the cheese making processes. Picture taken 2nd November 1979

Background imageChester Collection: Old Map of Chester 1805 by Cole and Roper

Old Map of Chester 1805 by Cole and Roper
An attractive and detailed early 19th century reproduction town plan of Chester 1805. First published by Cole and Roper as a finely engraved series of county maps

Background imageChester Collection: St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, August 1948

St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, August 1948
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins at St John the Baptist church in Chester, Cheshire, in August 1948. A man sits on a bench by the ruins near Grosvenor Park

Background imageChester Collection: Chester, St Johns Ruins, Cheshire, June 1925

Chester, St Johns Ruins, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of St John the Baptist church, near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925. They are the last remnants of the early medieval cathedral in the city

Background imageChester Collection: St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925

St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of the old cathedral at St John the Baptist church near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925

Background imageChester Collection: The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. People are fishing on the banks of the river and going on boat trips

Background imageChester Collection: Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Old Dee Bridge in Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. The bridge is made of red sandstone and is the oldest bridge in the city

Background imageChester Collection: The River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, June 1925

The River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925 with people going on boat trips on the river

Background imageChester Collection: Phoenix Tower, Chester, Cheshire, 1924

Phoenix Tower, Chester, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity view of Phoenix Tower along the Chester City Wall, Cheshire in 1924. The tower is also known as King Charles Tower due to a story that says that in 1645 at the Siege of Chester

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924

Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity exterior view of Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924. The cathedral has undergone extensive changes since it was first constructed as the abbey church for a Benedictine monastery

Background imageChester Collection: River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, 1924

River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, in 1924. The River Dee winds its way through north Wales, through the city of Chester and out towards the Dee Estuary

Background imageChester Collection: St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, 1920s

St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of St John the Baptist church, near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, c.1920s. They are the last remnants of the early medieval cathedral in the city

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

Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the cloisters at Chester Cathedral, Cheshire in c.1920s. In the 1910s restoration work was carried out on the cloisters by the famous architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Background imageChester Collection: Small colourful boats for hire on the River Dee, Chester

Small colourful boats for hire on the River Dee, Chester
A string of small colourful boats for hire on the River Dee, Chester, Cheshire, England Date: 1986

Background imageChester Collection: United Kingdom, England, Cheshire, Chester, Chester Rows, Three Old Arches built in

United Kingdom, England, Cheshire, Chester, Chester Rows, Three Old Arches built in 1274AD, Grade I listed building and considered to be the earliest shop front still surviving in England

Background imageChester Collection: 7424479

7424479

Background imageChester Collection: Chester England Skyline

Chester England Skyline
Michael Tompsett

Background imageChester Collection: Bridge Street, Chester

Bridge Street, Chester Date: late 19th century

Background imageChester Collection: Bridge Street, Chester - Victorian period

Bridge Street, Chester - Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageChester Collection: Map of Chester

Map of Chester

Background imageChester Collection: Map of Chester early 1900s

Map of Chester early 1900s

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Victorian period

Chester Victorian period




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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.