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Chester Collection (#8)

"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: Two Maps of England showing the Advance of the Anglo-Saxons (litho)

Two Maps of England showing the Advance of the Anglo-Saxons (litho)
6013131 Two Maps of England showing the Advance of the Anglo-Saxons (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester: The Race Course and City Walls (litho)

Chester: The Race Course and City Walls (litho)
6019587 Chester: The Race Course and City Walls (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Race Course and City Walls)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester: Gods Providence House (litho)

Chester: Gods Providence House (litho)
6019583 Chester: Gods Providence House (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Gods Providence House)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester: The Cross, Eastgate Street (litho)

Chester: The Cross, Eastgate Street (litho)
6019581 Chester: The Cross, Eastgate Street (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Cross, Eastgate Street)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Mystery Plays

Chester Mystery Plays, performance in the street

Background imageChester Collection: The Company of the Co-optimists, October 1921

The Company of the Co-optimists, October 1921
Nine of the ten Co-Optimists, a variety revue in London. From left to right (top row) Phyllis Monkman, Laddie Cliff, Elsa Macfarlane, Stanley Holloway; (second row) Betty Chester

Background imageChester Collection: Chester and Holyhead railway 1848

Chester and Holyhead railway 1848
Chester and Holyhead general railway. Date: 1848

Background imageChester Collection: Doorway, Lower Bridge Street, Chester (b / w photo)

Doorway, Lower Bridge Street, Chester (b / w photo)
5203448 Doorway, Lower Bridge Street, Chester (b/w photo) by Davie, William Galsworthy (1841-1915); Private Collection; (add.info.: Lower Bridge Street, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Eaton Hall

Eaton Hall
LLM457706 Eaton Hall by Lydon, Alexander Francis (1836-1917); Private Collection; (add.info.: Eaton Hall. Illustration for Pictureque Views of Seats by F O Morris (William Mackenzie)

Background imageChester Collection: Cover design, Chester School of Art Prospectus

Cover design, Chester School of Art Prospectus, Grosvenor Museum, 1914

Background imageChester Collection: Stanley Palace, Chester, Christmas Card (chromolitho)

Stanley Palace, Chester, Christmas Card (chromolitho)
731297 Stanley Palace, Chester, Christmas Card (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Stanley Palace, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Revival of old custom, Opening of Chester Assizes

Revival of old custom, Opening of Chester Assizes
Revival of an old custom, Opening of Chester Assizes - a band leads a detachment of the Cheshire Regiment into Castle Square on 29 May 1946. 1946

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cathedral, SE (litho)

Chester Cathedral, SE (litho)
3636037 Chester Cathedral, SE (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester Cathedral, SE)

Background imageChester Collection: Palace of the Stanleys (litho)

Palace of the Stanleys (litho)
3636034 Palace of the Stanleys (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Palace of the Stanleys)

Background imageChester Collection: Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho)

Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho)
3626546 Arms of the principal cities, boroughs and burghs of the United Kingdom (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Arms of the principal cities)

Background imageChester Collection: King Edgar with Queen Elfrida receivng the homage of eight tributary Princes at Chester

King Edgar with Queen Elfrida receivng the homage of eight tributary Princes at Chester, 973 AD (colour litho)
3643323 King Edgar with Queen Elfrida receivng the homage of eight tributary Princes at Chester, 973 AD (colour litho) by Herbert

Background imageChester Collection: The Oldest House, Chester (b / w photo)

The Oldest House, Chester (b / w photo)
3094967 The Oldest House, Chester (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Oldest House, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Footprint of George Marsh, Smithills Hall, Bolton (b / w photo)

Footprint of George Marsh, Smithills Hall, Bolton (b / w photo)
3093981 Footprint of George Marsh, Smithills Hall, Bolton (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Footprint of George Marsh, Smithills Hall, Bolton)

Background imageChester Collection: River Dee and towpath, Chester

River Dee and towpath, Chester
River Dee and towpath in Chester, 10 May 1936. 1936

Background imageChester Collection: The East Gate, Chester

The East Gate, Chester

Background imageChester Collection: Old Blue Bell Inn, Chester

Old Blue Bell Inn, Chester
The Old Blue Bell Inn, Chester, March 1936. 1936

Background imageChester Collection: People queuing for boats, River Dee, Chester

People queuing for boats, River Dee, Chester
People queuing for boats on the River Dee at Chester, Easter 1949. 1949

Background imageChester Collection: Watergate Street in Chester

Watergate Street in Chester
Watergate Street, Chester, showing some of the celebrated covered galleries known as rows. Date: circa 1845

Background imageChester Collection: The Assize Procession at Chester, the Javelin Men in their New Beefeaters Costume (b / w photo)

The Assize Procession at Chester, the Javelin Men in their New Beefeaters Costume (b / w photo)
1601235 The Assize Procession at Chester, the Javelin Men in their New Beefeaters Costume (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageChester Collection: From Bala Lake to Chester in a Canoe (engraving)

From Bala Lake to Chester in a Canoe (engraving)
1060327 From Bala Lake to Chester in a Canoe (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: From Bala Lake to Chester in a Canoe)

Background imageChester Collection: Gods Providence House, Chester

Gods Providence House, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Eccleston Ferry, Chester

Eccleston Ferry, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Eaton Hall, Chester

Eaton Hall, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Bishop Lloyds House, Chester

Bishop Lloyds House, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: Palace of the Stanleys, Chester

Palace of the Stanleys, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: The Cross, Eastgate Street, Chester

The Cross, Eastgate Street, Chester. circa 1900

Background imageChester Collection: John Pearson, Bishop of Chester

John Pearson, Bishop of Chester
John Pearson (1612-1686), English churchman, Bishop of Chester, seen here at the age of 70. Date: 1682

Background imageChester Collection: Iron Gates and Chester Lodge, Regents Park, London

Iron Gates and Chester Lodge, Regents Park, London Date: circa 1900s

Background imageChester Collection: Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, Departure from Chester through the City-Road (engraving)

Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, Departure from Chester through the City-Road (engraving)
1104306 Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, Departure from Chester through the City-Road (engraving) by English School

Background imageChester Collection: Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, the New Townhall (engraving)

Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, the New Townhall (engraving)
1104284 Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester, the New Townhall (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Visit of the Prince of Wales to Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, Kern County, USA

Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, Kern County, USA. Date: circa 1910

Background imageChester Collection: Marriage of Lady Margaret Grosvenor to Prince Adolphus of Teck at Eaton Hall, Chester, the Bride

Marriage of Lady Margaret Grosvenor to Prince Adolphus of Teck at Eaton Hall, Chester, the Bride, Bridegroom
1107908 Marriage of Lady Margaret Grosvenor to Prince Adolphus of Teck at Eaton Hall, Chester, the Bride, Bridegroom, and Bridesmaids (b/w photo) by English photographer

Background imageChester Collection: Eaton Hall, Chester, the Seat of the Duke of Westminster (engraving)

Eaton Hall, Chester, the Seat of the Duke of Westminster (engraving)
1107891 Eaton Hall, Chester, the Seat of the Duke of Westminster (engraving) by Railton, Herbert (1857-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Eaton Hall, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Members of the New Parliament (engraving)

Members of the New Parliament (engraving)
1047896 Members of the New Parliament (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Members of the New Parliament)

Background imageChester Collection: The Kings of Britain with King Edgar row on the River Dee

The Kings of Britain with King Edgar row on the River Dee
Edgar (circaÔÇë943975), known as the Peaceful or the Peaceable - King of England from 959 until his death. Edgars coronation did not happen until 973

Background imageChester Collection: Resurrection Themes, 1850 (stained glass)

Resurrection Themes, 1850 (stained glass)
3475304 Resurrection Themes, 1850 (stained glass) by Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812-52); Chester Cathedral, Cheshire

Background imageChester Collection: View of the Town and Port of Liverpool (engraving)

View of the Town and Port of Liverpool (engraving)
1610290 View of the Town and Port of Liverpool (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: View of the Town and Port of Liverpool)

Background imageChester Collection: William Penn at Upland (Chester), PA (litho)

William Penn at Upland (Chester), PA (litho)
3622835 William Penn at Upland (Chester), PA (litho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: William Penn at Upland (Chester), PA

Background imageChester Collection: Archbishop Baldwin, preaching the Crusade at Chester, AD, 1189 (colour litho)

Archbishop Baldwin, preaching the Crusade at Chester, AD, 1189 (colour litho)
3643322 Archbishop Baldwin, preaching the Crusade at Chester, AD, 1189 (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Archbishop Baldwin)

Background imageChester Collection: Gods Providence House (litho)

Gods Providence House (litho)
3636032 Gods Providence House (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Gods Providence House)

Background imageChester Collection: The Wall and Roodee, Chester (b / w photo)

The Wall and Roodee, Chester (b / w photo)
3631859 The Wall and Roodee, Chester (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Wall and Roodee, Chester)

Background imageChester Collection: Chester Cathedral (coloured engraving)

Chester Cathedral (coloured engraving)
729478 Chester Cathedral (coloured engraving) by Read, Samuel (1816-83); Private Collection; (add.info.: Chester Cathedral)

Background imageChester Collection: The Cheese Fair (engraving)

The Cheese Fair (engraving)
2781958 The Cheese Fair (engraving) by McCormick, Arthur David (1860-1943) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Cheese Fair)




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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.