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Elizabethan Collection (#7)

"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: 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

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Hall's Croft in Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeare's daughter Susanna (1583-1649)

Hall's Croft in Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeare's daughter Susanna (1583-1649), after her marriage to John Hall in 1607. Date: 1954

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Costumes designed by James Bailey for an Old Vic production of 'Twelfth Night'

Costumes designed by James Bailey for an Old Vic production of "Twelfth Night". Olivia's dress is painted nylon gauze. Date: 1954

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Robert Scarlett, Sexton

Robert Scarlett, Sexton
Robert Scarlett, also known as Old Scarlett, the Sexton, who died in 1591 aged 98 Date: 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Edward Coke, Lord Chief Justice

Sir Edward Coke, Lord Chief Justice
Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), Lord Chief Justice, English judge, barrister and politician

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry Date: 16th century

Pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry Date: 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Mells Manor, 1917, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)

Mells Manor, 1917, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)
CLF294554 Mells Manor, 1917, from The English Manor House (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: Mells Manor was purchased in 1543 by Thomas Horner)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo)

Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo)
CLF294150 Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo)

Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo)
CLF294149 Old Library, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Brinsop Court (b/w photo)

Brinsop Court (b/w photo)
CLF294239 Brinsop Court (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: red sandstone Manor House standing within a moat was built in the 14th century for the Tirrell family;)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The north front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)

The north front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)
CLF294593 The north front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: built c.1584)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The south front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)

The south front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo)
CLF294592 The south front, Great Tangley Manor, from The English Manor House (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: built c.1584)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Cathedral Buildings, Wells Cathedral (b/w photo)

Cathedral Buildings, Wells Cathedral (b/w photo)
CLF294154 Cathedral Buildings, Wells Cathedral (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); © Country Life

Background imageElizabethan Collection: View from a Window, Brinsop Court (b/w photo)

View from a Window, Brinsop Court (b/w photo)
CLF294243 View from a Window, Brinsop Court (b/w photo) by Evans, Frederick Henry (1853-1943); (add.info.: red sandstone Manor House standing within a moat was built in the 14th century for)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Mary Cornwallis, c. 1580-85 (oil on panel)

Mary Cornwallis, c. 1580-85 (oil on panel)
5043065 Mary Cornwallis, c.1580-85 (oil on panel) by Gower, George (1540-96); 117.2x94 cm; Manchester Art Gallery, UK; (add.info.: Three quarter length portrait of Mary Cornwallis)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: A Procession of Queen Elizabeth I, c. 1800-40 (oil on panel)

A Procession of Queen Elizabeth I, c. 1800-40 (oil on panel)
5910205 A Procession of Queen Elizabeth I, c.1800-40 (oil on panel) by Peake, Robert (c.1551-1619) (after); 38.4x53.3 cm; Manchester Art Gallery

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Louis Vaz de Camoens, c. 1800 (tempera on canvas)

Louis Vaz de Camoens, c. 1800 (tempera on canvas)
1772295 Louis Vaz de Camoens, c.1800 (tempera on canvas) by Blake, William (1757-1827); 42x57 cm; Manchester Art Gallery, UK; (add.info.: Luis Vaz de Camoes (c)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), 1850 (print)

Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), 1850 (print)
UTD4924209 Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), 1850 (print) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); (add.info.: Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), English sea captain and viceadmiral

Background imageElizabethan Collection: O God of battles! Steel my soldiers hearts Act IV, Sc I from Henry V by William Shakespeare

O God of battles! Steel my soldiers hearts Act IV, Sc I from Henry V by William Shakespeare (colour litho)
3779874 O God of battles! Steel my soldiers hearts Act IV, Sc I from Henry V by William Shakespeare (colour litho) by English School; Lebrecht History

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Costumes of the countries of the north - a young English citizen, 1577 (colour engraving)

Costumes of the countries of the north - a young English citizen, 1577 (colour engraving)
XIR391471 Costumes of the countries of the north - a young English citizen, 1577 (colour engraving) by French School, (16th century); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Explorers: Sir Francis Drake on His Ship, 1931 (woodcut print)

Explorers: Sir Francis Drake on His Ship, 1931 (woodcut print)
3034940 Explorers: Sir Francis Drake on His Ship, 1931 (woodcut print) by American School, (20th century); (add.info.: Vintage illustration of English explorer)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Capture of the the Spanish galleon the Cagafuego by the Golden Hind leaded by Francis Drake in

Capture of the the Spanish galleon the Cagafuego by the Golden Hind leaded by Francis Drake in march 1579 (engraving)
3329543 Capture of the the Spanish galleon the Cagafuego by the Golden Hind leaded by Francis Drake in march 1579 (engraving) by Unknown Artist

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake playing bowls, with the Spanish Armada in sight at Plymouth Hoe, England in 1588

Sir Francis Drake playing bowls, with the Spanish Armada in sight at Plymouth Hoe, England in 1588
2638477 Sir Francis Drake playing bowls, with the Spanish Armada in sight at Plymouth Hoe, England in 1588. by English School

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Shakespeare, with his wife and two daughters, in the garden at New Place

William Shakespeare, with his wife and two daughters, in the garden at New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon (colour litho)
STC343831 William Shakespeare, with his wife and two daughters, in the garden at New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon (colour litho) by Tennant, C

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake, 19th century (print)

Sir Francis Drake, 19th century (print)
3785221 Sir Francis Drake, 19th century (print) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); (add.info.: English admiral and privateer)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake, from British Adventure published by Collins, 1947 (litho)

Sir Francis Drake, from British Adventure published by Collins, 1947 (litho)
3435591 Sir Francis Drake, from British Adventure published by Collins, 1947 (litho) by Hondius, Jodocus (1567-1611); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Georges claimed that Adventure (colour litho)

Georges claimed that Adventure (colour litho)
3649349 Georges claimed that Adventure (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Georges claimed that Adventure)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome (colour litho)

The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome (colour litho)
3649348 The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'And ever when she nigh approached the dove would flit a little forward' (colour litho)

"And ever when she nigh approached the dove would flit a little forward" (colour litho)
3649335 "And ever when she nigh approached the dove would flit a little forward" (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E




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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.