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Cobbles Collection

"Celebrating the Timeless Beauty of Cobbles: From Rome to Oxford" Step into the enchanting streets of Trastevere, Rome's historic neighborhood in Lazio, Italy

Background imageCobbles Collection: Italy, Lazio, Rome, Trastevere, Red Vespa

Italy, Lazio, Rome, Trastevere, Red Vespa

Background imageCobbles Collection: St. Marks Church and cobbles of the Square in Zagreb, Croatia

St. Marks Church and cobbles of the Square in Zagreb, Croatia
St. Marks Church and cobbles of St. Marks Square in Zagreb, Croatia

Background imageCobbles Collection: Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay
A boy runs ahead of his grandparents to the beach at Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire, a charming old town from whence, legend has it, Robin Hood escaped by sea

Background imageCobbles Collection: Christmas Steps, Bristol

Christmas Steps, Bristol
A rainy day on Christmas Steps, Bristol, England. This old thoroughfare probably took its name from a Christmas charity, which was formerly dispensed from here

Background imageCobbles Collection: Serbia - Belgrade - Terazije Square

Serbia - Belgrade - Terazije Square - The central square of the Serbian capital. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCobbles Collection: Berwick High Street

Berwick High Street
The High Street and Town Hall at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, looking very appealing, with few cars and not too busy

Background imageCobbles Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20100838

EyeUbiquitous_20100838
Ireland, County Dublin, Dublin City, Temple Bar traditional Irish public house on street corner with cobbled street

Background imageCobbles Collection: Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877. Artist: Gustave Caillebotte

Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877. Artist: Gustave Caillebotte
Paris Street; Rainy Day, 1877. Found in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago

Background imageCobbles Collection: Turkey / Izmir / Street / C19

Turkey / Izmir / Street / C19
A man leads his donkey and camels along a narrow street in Izmir. Date: 19th century

Background imageCobbles Collection: Radcliffe Camera with cyclist, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Radcliffe Camera with cyclist, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Parisian cafe, Paris, France, Europe

Parisian cafe, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: The Bakers Arms Public House, Leyton, London

The Bakers Arms Public House, Leyton, London
A wonderful colour postcard of the suburbs of London in the early 1900s - a tram approaches The Bakers Arms Public House in Leyton

Background imageCobbles Collection: East Croydon Railway Station

East Croydon Railway Station Date: 1905

Background imageCobbles Collection: St Austell, Cornwall

St Austell, Cornwall
Street scene in Saint Austell, Cornwall, with the church tower rising above the other buildings

Background imageCobbles Collection: Boy and Bicycle by the River Severn

Boy and Bicycle by the River Severn
A boy and his bicycle on the banks of the River Severn at Bewdley Bridge, Worcestershire. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageCobbles Collection: Parisian cafe and street scene, Paris, France, Europe

Parisian cafe and street scene, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Court Cocking, St Ives, Cornwall. 1890

Court Cocking, St Ives, Cornwall. 1890
Four people on the steps flanking Court Cocking. Photographer: Edward Ashton

Background imageCobbles Collection: Austin-Healey 3000 Pat Moss

Austin-Healey 3000 Pat Moss

Background imageCobbles Collection: The Grenadier in Wilton Mews, Where Coachmen Drink No More, c1935. Creator: Unknown

The Grenadier in Wilton Mews, Where Coachmen Drink No More, c1935. Creator: Unknown
" The Grenadier" in Wilton Mews, Where Coachmen Drink No More, c1935. Public house in Belgravia, London, built in 1720 as the officers mess for the senior infantry regiment of the British

Background imageCobbles Collection: Rennes, France. Visitors enjoy the streets of Rennes historic quarter

Rennes, France. Visitors enjoy the streets of Rennes historic quarter

Background imageCobbles Collection: Shire horse drawn dray

Shire horse drawn dray
Shire horse drawn brewery dray passes through a village, delivering beer to The Lamb and Flag pub. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageCobbles Collection: Paris Cafe Ext. 1928

Paris Cafe Ext. 1928
Customers enjoying themselves reading newpapers and drinking glasses of red wine outside a typical Paris Cafe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire UK

Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageCobbles Collection: Man and Woman of Friesland (Holland)

Man and Woman of Friesland (Holland). A book of national types and costumes from the early 19th century

Background imageCobbles Collection: Burnley DES01_01_0492

Burnley DES01_01_0492
Looking north down Healey Wood Road, Burnley, Lancashire, showing partially demolished terraces in the foreground and Healey Wood Mill in the distance

Background imageCobbles Collection: Courtyard in Newlyn leading through to Myrtle Cottage, Fred Millard (1857-1937)

Courtyard in Newlyn leading through to Myrtle Cottage, Fred Millard (1857-1937)
Oil on panel, Newlyn School, around 1890. This painting depicts the courtyard of Myrtle Cottage, where the female students of Stanhope Forbes painting school lodged before the First World War

Background imageCobbles Collection: Cottages on West Looe Hill, West Looe, Cornwall. 1961

Cottages on West Looe Hill, West Looe, Cornwall. 1961
A view of cottages on West Looe Hill including properties called (in 2017) Ifor, Cauldron Cottage, Trevale, Mornessa, The Binnacle, Compass Cottage, Gulls Cottage, Chy-An-Nor and Fiddlers Elbow

Background imageCobbles Collection: Donald Alexanders Post-War Jobs: Cotton Come Back (1946)

Donald Alexanders Post-War Jobs: Cotton Come Back (1946)

Background imageCobbles Collection: Blackburn Street Scene, 1911

Blackburn Street Scene, 1911
Mitchell and Kenyon 274 St Josephs Catholic, Blackburn 1911

Background imageCobbles Collection: Cafe and street scene in Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Cafe and street scene in Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Fabulous Arab Doorway - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
An absolutely fabulous Arab Doorway in the port town of Sidi Bou Said Tunisia, with a pair of knockers for the main decorated wooden doors (for ease of knocking when on a camel or on horseback)

Background imageCobbles Collection: Clepington Road, Dundee, Scotland

Clepington Road, Dundee, Scotland Date: circa 1910

Background imageCobbles Collection: Granite paving

Granite paving laid in a circular pattern. Photographed in Dusseldorf, Germany

Background imageCobbles Collection: Bosnia & Herzegovina - Mostar - taking coffee

Bosnia & Herzegovina - Mostar - taking coffee
Women taking coffee sat on the cobbles in Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Background imageCobbles Collection: Coronation Street producer Susi Hush on the set of the soap. 14th August 1974

Coronation Street producer Susi Hush on the set of the soap. 14th August 1974

Background imageCobbles Collection: Shoe shine Lisbon, Portugal

Shoe shine Lisbon, Portugal
A young shoe shine man reads a newspaper while waiting for his next customer in a Lisbon street Portugal. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageCobbles Collection: Christmas market in the Town Hall Square (Raekoja Plats) and Town Hall, Old Town

Christmas market in the Town Hall Square (Raekoja Plats) and Town Hall, Old Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tallinn, Estonia, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Hann. Munden, Germany - Parsonage

Hann. Munden, Germany - Parsonage
Hann. Munden (short for Hannoversch Munden) - a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Located in the district of Gottingen at the confluence of the Fulda and Werra rivers

Background imageCobbles Collection: Bayeux, Normandy, France - 14th century wooden house

Bayeux, Normandy, France - 14th century wooden house (Maison de Bois) on La Rue des Cuisiniers. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCobbles Collection: Butcher in Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Butcher in Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Astronomical Clock and Old Town Hall with the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn beyond

Astronomical Clock and Old Town Hall with the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn beyond, Old Town Square, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: Bronnums Cafe - Copenhagen, Denmark

Bronnums Cafe - Copenhagen, Denmark. Date: 1908

Background imageCobbles Collection: Old houses in St. Anne, Alderney, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Europe

Old houses in St. Anne, Alderney, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCobbles Collection: French Cafe and Garage - Paris

French Cafe and Garage - Paris
Scene of local people standing outside a Paris Cafe, positioned next to a garage offering cars for hire. The smart cafe waiter stands alongside a rather lovely (and rather huge) dog

Background imageCobbles Collection: Joseph Yates Ltd - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Joseph Yates Ltd - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road
Joseph Yates Ltd - Timber Merchant - 33 Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico, London

Background imageCobbles Collection: England / Lenham

England / Lenham
A corner of the old and picturesque Market Square at Lenham, Kent, England, with its quaint old shop fronts

Background imageCobbles Collection: Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCobbles Collection: Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel

Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel
Black and white lantern slide of a sledge/carriage (carro de bois) being pulled up a hill by a pair of oxen - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira. Boswell Collection




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"Celebrating the Timeless Beauty of Cobbles: From Rome to Oxford" Step into the enchanting streets of Trastevere, Rome's historic neighborhood in Lazio, Italy. As you wander through its narrow alleys adorned with ancient cobblestones, let the Red Vespa whizz past you, adding a touch of modernity to this timeless setting. Travel further east and find yourself in Zagreb, Croatia. Stroll along St. Marks Church and admire the meticulously laid cobbles that grace the square beneath your feet. Feel their textured surface as they lead you on a journey through history. Venture northward to Robin Hoods Bay and experience the charm of this picturesque coastal village in Yorkshire. The cobblestone streets echo tales from centuries ago while Austin-Healey 3000 Pat Moss gracefully glides by, blending tradition with elegance. Cross over to Berwick High Street where time seems suspended amidst its well-preserved cobbles. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere reminiscent of days gone by as locals go about their daily routines. In Bristol's Christmas Steps, witness a fusion of festive cheer and historical allure. These weathered stones have witnessed countless holiday seasons come alive with laughter and joy throughout the years. Journey southeast to Belgrade's Terazije Square in Serbia; here lies another testament to cobblestone craftsmanship that has stood strong against time's relentless march forward. Marvel at Gustave Caillebotte's masterpiece "Paris Street; Rainy Day" capturing Parisians navigating rain-soaked cobblestones—a scene frozen forever in artistry. Discover Wilton Mews' hidden gem—The Grenadier—in London where coachmen once gathered for respite from their arduous journeys on these very cobbles that now tell stories untold but not forgotten. Head west towards Izmir, Turkey where vibrant street life unfolds upon charming 19th-century cobblestones.