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Elizabethan Collection (#6)

"Exploring the Glorious Elizabethan Era: From Queen Elizabeth I to Shakespearean Theatre" Step back in time to the magnificent reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Trerice House at Newquay, Cornwall, England

Trerice House at Newquay, Cornwall, England

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Royal Shakesphere Theatre and Swan Theatre on the river Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon

The Royal Shakesphere Theatre and Swan Theatre on the river Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, The Grand Hotel, The former residence of Sir Edward Barnes

Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya, The Grand Hotel, The former residence of Sir Edward Barnes, Governor of Sri Lanka from 1830 to 1850

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I
3789763 Elizabeth I; (add.info.: Elizabeth I, portrait. Queen of England from 1558 until her death. 7 September 1533 - 24 March 1603)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Death of Sir Philip Sidney

Death of Sir Philip Sidney
3789868 Death of Sir Philip Sidney; (add.info.: Death of Sir Philip Sidney. Fatally wounded by a musket shot at the Battle of Zutphen in the Netherlands, Sidney later died of gangrene)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: King John

King John
3789735 King John; (add.info.: John, King of England, portrait. Reigned from 1199 until 1216. 24 December 1166 - 18/19 October 1216)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry VI

Henry VI
3789776 Henry VI; (add.info.: Henry VI, portrait. King of England 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. 6 December 1421 - 21 May 1471)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Shakespeare Memorial, Southwark Cathedral

Shakespeare Memorial, Southwark Cathedral
3790932 Shakespeare Memorial, Southwark Cathedral; (add.info.: Shakespeare Memorial, Southwark Cathedral, London. Postcard 1900s); Lebrecht History

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry IV

Henry IV
3790423 Henry IV; (add.info.: Henry IV, portrait. King of England and Lord of Ireland 1399-1413. 15 April 1367 - 20 March 1413)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry VI

Henry VI
3789751 Henry VI; (add.info.: Henry VI, portrait. King of England 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. 6 December 1421 - 21 May 1471)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Shakespeare Memorial, Westminster Abbey

Shakespeare Memorial, Westminster Abbey
3790937 Shakespeare Memorial, Westminster Abbey; (add.info.: Shakespeare Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London. Postcard 1900s); Lebrecht History

Background imageElizabethan Collection: King John

King John
3790417 King John; (add.info.: John, King of England, portrait. Reigned from 1199 until 1216. 24 December 1166 - 18/19 October 1216)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Death of Sir Philip Sidney

Death of Sir Philip Sidney
3789866 Death of Sir Philip Sidney; (add.info.: Death of Sir Philip Sidney. Fatally wounded by a musket shot at the Battle of Zutphen in the Netherlands, Sidney later died of gangrene)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I
3790432 Elizabeth I; (add.info.: Elizabeth I, portrait. Queen of England from 1558 until her death. 7 September 1533 - 24 March 1603)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Death of Edmund Mortimer

Death of Edmund Mortimer
3789850 Death of Edmund Mortimer; (add.info.: Death of Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March. Mortimer died of plague at Trim Castle, Ireland, in 1425, the heir to his estates was Richard Plantagenet)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: King John

King John
3790386 King John; (add.info.: John, King of England, portrait. Reigned from 1199 until 1216. 24 December 1166 - 18/19 October 1216)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry VI

Henry VI
3790401 Henry VI; (add.info.: Henry VI, portrait. King of England 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. 6 December 1421 - 21 May 1471)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I
3790416 Elizabeth I; (add.info.: Elizabeth I, portrait. Queen of England from 1558 until her death. 7 September 1533 - 24 March 1603)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Lord Mayors Show in the City of London, Tudor England, 1537 (print)

The Lord Mayors Show in the City of London, Tudor England, 1537 (print)
3794011 The Lord Mayors Show in the City of London, Tudor England, 1537 (print); (add.info.: The Lord Mayors Show in the City of London, Tudor England, 1537. Sir Richard Gresham (b)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry Herbert (c.1531-1604) 2nd Earl of Pembroke, c.1590 (oil on canvas)

Henry Herbert (c.1531-1604) 2nd Earl of Pembroke, c.1590 (oil on canvas)
NGW186827 Henry Herbert (c.1531-1604) 2nd Earl of Pembroke, c.1590 (oil on canvas) by English School, (16th century); 133.9x102.2 cm; National Museum Wales; National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Gawen Goodman of Ruthin, 1582 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of Gawen Goodman of Ruthin, 1582 (oil on canvas)
3106465 Portrait of Gawen Goodman of Ruthin, 1582 (oil on canvas) by British School, (16th century); National Museum Wales; National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Katheryn of Berain (1535-91) 1568 (oil on panel)

Katheryn of Berain (1535-91) 1568 (oil on panel)
NGW238890 Katheryn of Berain (1535-91) 1568 (oil on panel) by Cronenburgh, Adriaen van (c.1525-1604); 97.2x68.6 cm; National Museum Wales; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Knole Park, 1770s (w/c & ink on paper)

Knole Park, 1770s (w/c & ink on paper)
NGW388585 Knole Park, 1770s (w/c & ink on paper) by Sandby, Paul (1725-1809); 13.2x18.6 cm; National Museum Wales; National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Life of William Shakespeare Life (chromo)

Life of William Shakespeare Life (chromo)
3773165 Life of William Shakespeare Life (chromo); (add.info.: Shakespeare seeing his old friend for the last time. Illustration advertisement for Liebig.); Lebrecht Authors

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Thomas Mansel (1556-1631) and Jane (Pole) Lady Mansel (oil on canvas)

Sir Thomas Mansel (1556-1631) and Jane (Pole) Lady Mansel (oil on canvas)
NGW238889 Sir Thomas Mansel (1556-1631) and Jane (Pole) Lady Mansel (oil on canvas) by English School, (17th century); 121x125 cm; National Museum Wales; National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Kempe dancing the Morris

William Kempe dancing the Morris
3789545 William Kempe dancing the Morris; (add.info.: William Kempe, or Kemp, dancing the Morris. English actor and dancer specialising in comic roles)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Kempe dancing the Morris

William Kempe dancing the Morris
3789584 William Kempe dancing the Morris; (add.info.: William Kempe, or Kemp, dancing the Morris. English actor and dancer specialising in comic roles)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Old London Bridge, England, from an Elizabethan drawing (engraving)

Old London Bridge, England, from an Elizabethan drawing (engraving)
3794243 Old London Bridge, England, from an Elizabethan drawing (engraving); Lebrecht History

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of queen Elizabeth I of England (print)

Portrait of queen Elizabeth I of England (print)
3781846 Portrait of queen Elizabeth I of England (print); (add.info.: Queen Elizabeth I, Queen regnant of England and Queen regnant of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Bedroom, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)

Bedroom, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)
CLF294299 Bedroom, Brereton Hall (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Drawing Room, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)

Drawing Room, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)
CLF294304 Drawing Room, Brereton Hall (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Turrets, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)

Turrets, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)
CLF294309 Turrets, Brereton Hall (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Dining Room (b/w photo)

Dining Room (b/w photo)
CLF294306 Dining Room (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Fireplace, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)

Fireplace, Brereton Hall (b/w photo)
CLF294300 Fireplace, Brereton Hall (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Manor House (b/w photo)

The Manor House (b/w photo)
CLF294293 The Manor House (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); Great Snoring, Norfolk, UK; © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Great Hall, Brinsop Court (b/w photo)

The Great Hall, Brinsop Court (b/w photo)
CLF294251 The Great Hall, Brinsop Court (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabethan House, looking up New Street, Plymouth, Devon

Elizabethan House, looking up New Street, Plymouth, Devon - real photo postcard, unknown publisher

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Interior view of Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon

Interior view of Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Solar, Mary Arden's House, Stratford-upon-Avon

The Solar, Mary Arden's House, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Solar, Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon

Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon

Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Pannelled Room, Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon

Pannelled Room, Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Reading Room, Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon

The Reading Room, Harvard House, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Plas Mawr, Elizabethan townhouse, Conwy (Conway), N Wales

Plas Mawr, Elizabethan townhouse, Conwy (Conway), N Wales
Plas Mawr, Elizabethan townhouse in High Street, Conwy (Conway), North Wales - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Brereton Hall (b/w photo)

Brereton Hall (b/w photo)
CLF294310 Brereton Hall (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: built by Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) in 1586;); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: A Fantasy

A Fantasy
A theatrical artwork showing performers wearing Elizabethan costumes upon a black and white tiled floor, a younger boy receives praise in the form of thrown flowers. Date: circa 1914

Background imageElizabethan Collection: A model of the Globe Theatre, created by John Cranford Adams (1903-1986). Date: 1954

A model of the Globe Theatre, created by John Cranford Adams (1903-1986). Date: 1954




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"Exploring the Glorious Elizabethan Era: From Queen Elizabeth I to Shakespearean Theatre" Step back in time to the magnificent reign of Queen Elizabeth I, as depicted in George Gower's iconic portrait from 1588. Her regal presence and power are captured flawlessly, showcasing her influence over England and Ireland. In another stunning portrayal by Nicholas Hilliard, we witness "The Ermine Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I in 1585. This masterpiece immortalizes her elegance and grace, symbolized by the ermine fur draped around her shoulders. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of an Elizabethan London with its bustling streets and lively theaters like The Globe. Performances filled with drama, comedy, and romance transported audiences into a world crafted by brilliant playwrights such as William Shakespeare. Even scientific discoveries thrived during this era. Dr. William Gilbert demonstrates his groundbreaking experiments on electricity to none other than Queen Elizabeth I herself. Their curiosity for knowledge pushed boundaries and paved the way for future advancements. Meet Bess of Hardwick, also known as Countess of Shrewsbury - a remarkable woman who left an indelible mark on history through her influential role at court and impressive architectural achievements like Wollaton Hall in Nottingham. Travel across Norfolk with Saxton's Map from 1574; it offers a glimpse into the intricate details of towns, villages, rivers, forests that shaped daily life during this period. Relive one of England's most significant naval battles - when the Golden Lion fiercely attacked Santa Ana during the Spanish Armada conflict. The bravery displayed by English forces underlines their determination to protect their homeland against foreign invasions. Witness both tragedy and resilience through images depicting The Great Fire of London in 1666. Despite widespread destruction caused by flames engulfing buildings throughout the cityscape, Londoners united to rebuild their beloved capital stronger than ever before.