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Elizabethan Collection (#8)

"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: 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

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving)

Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving)
3525333 Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving) by Cochran, John (1803-after 1865); (add.info.: Francis Drake 1545-1596. English navigator and privateer)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the castle, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by

Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the castle, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap
3248674 Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the castle, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1923 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Belphoebe and Timius, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Belphoebe and Timius, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1920 (colour litho)
3248664 Belphoebe and Timius, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1920 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap

Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company
3248656 Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1912 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The satyrs danced round her in glee, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap

The satyrs danced round her in glee, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company
3248653 The satyrs danced round her in glee, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1913 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Front cover design, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Front cover design, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1909 (colour litho)
3248651 Front cover design, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1909 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

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

Sir Francis Drake, 19th century (print)
3784947 Sir Francis Drake, 19th century (print); (add.info.: English admiral and privateer. Second person to circumnavigate the world Cassells History of England, Vol. II, p.317); Lebrecht History

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Navigator Francis Drake is made knight by Queen elizabeth 1st of England on April 4

Navigator Francis Drake is made knight by Queen elizabeth 1st of England on April 4, 1581 (engraving)
1730721 Navigator Francis Drake is made knight by Queen elizabeth 1st of England on April 4, 1581 (engraving) by Gilbert, John (1817-97) (after); (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabeth before the Spanish Armada (engraving)

Elizabeth before the Spanish Armada (engraving)
3788531 Elizabeth before the Spanish Armada (engraving); (add.info.: Elizabeth before the Spanish Armada, on the face of a King of clubs playing card)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving)

Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving)
3525230 Portrait of Sir Francis Drake (engraving) by Hondius, Jodocus (1567-1611); (add.info.: English navigator and privateer.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake, (1540-1596) English navigator, 19th century (engraving)

Sir Francis Drake, (1540-1596) English navigator, 19th century (engraving)
ELD4956250 Sir Francis Drake, (1540-1596) English navigator, 19th century (engraving) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); (add.info.: Sir Francis Drake)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud (colour litho)

Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud (colour litho)
3649346 Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Duessa dispelled the Enchanted Cloud)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Fair Serena (colour litho)

The Fair Serena (colour litho)
3649334 The Fair Serena (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Fair Serena)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Calidore and Pastorella (colour litho)

Calidore and Pastorella (colour litho)
3649333 Calidore and Pastorella (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Calidore and Pastorella)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The wanton lady, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

The wanton lady, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1916 (colour litho)
3248661 The wanton lady, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1916 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'Oft from the forest wildings he did bring, whose sides empurpled were smiling red

"Oft from the forest wildings he did bring, whose sides empurpled were smiling red
3248660 "Oft from the forest wildings he did bring, whose sides empurpled were smiling red!", Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Georgos claimed that adventure, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Georgos claimed that adventure, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company
3248652 Georgos claimed that adventure, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1910 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: ''Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend sire!'' (colour litho)

"'Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend sire!'" (colour litho)
3649341 "'Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend sire!'" (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Autograph: Sir Francis Drake, 1586

Autograph: Sir Francis Drake, 1586
3784351 Autograph: Sir Francis Drake, 1586.; (add.info.: Autograph: Letter from Sir Francis Drake to William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Judgement of Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

The Judgement of Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1922 (colour litho)
3248666 The Judgement of Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1922 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Britomart espies the mirror, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Britomart espies the mirror, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1917 (colour litho)
3248659 Britomart espies the mirror, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1917 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George

The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company
3248654 The Red Cross Knight was completely overcome, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1911 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'In a furrowed field the Ploughman found thee' (colour litho)

"In a furrowed field the Ploughman found thee" (colour litho)
3649344 "In a furrowed field the Ploughman found thee" (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Wanton Lady (colour litho)

The Wanton Lady (colour litho)
3649343 The Wanton Lady (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Wanton Lady)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Belphoebe succours Timias (colour litho)

Belphoebe succours Timias (colour litho)
3649336 Belphoebe succours Timias (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Belphoebe succours Timias)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the Castle (colour litho)

Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the Castle (colour litho)
3649332 Prince Arthur leads Belge and her sons into the Castle (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Francis Drake, 1840 (engraving)

Portrait of Francis Drake, 1840 (engraving)
864917 Portrait of Francis Drake, 1840 (engraving) by Cochran, John (1803-after 1865); (add.info.: Francis Drake (c1540-1596) English navigator and privateer

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The fair Serena, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

The fair Serena, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1924 (colour litho)
3248669 The fair Serena, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1924 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Calidore and Pastonella, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Calidore and Pastonella, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1925 (colour litho)
3248667 Calidore and Pastonella, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1925 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Britomart and Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company

Britomart and Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1919 (colour litho)
3248662 Britomart and Artegall, Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1919 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend Sire', Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George

"Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend Sire", Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap
3248658 "Behold this heavy sight, thou reverend Sire", Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1915 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'In a furrow in the field the ploughman found thee', Stories from the Faerie Queen published by

"In a furrow in the field the ploughman found thee", Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap
3248657 "In a furrow in the field the ploughman found thee", Stories from the Faerie Queen published by George Harrap and Company, 1914 (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Britomart espies the Mirror (colour litho)

Britomart espies the Mirror (colour litho)
3649342 Britomart espies the Mirror (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Britomart espies the Mirror)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Judgment of Artegall (colour litho)

The Judgment of Artegall (colour litho)
3649338 The Judgment of Artegall (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Judgment of Artegall)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Britomart and Artegall (colour litho)

Britomart and Artegall (colour litho)
3649337 Britomart and Artegall (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Britomart and Artegall)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'The Satyrs danced round her in glee' (colour litho)

"The Satyrs danced round her in glee" (colour litho)
3649345 "The Satyrs danced round her in glee" (colour litho) by Hammond, Gertrude E. Demain (1862-1952) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: 'The Armada must wait until I have finished my game' (colour litho)

"The Armada must wait until I have finished my game" (colour litho)
2911903 "The Armada must wait until I have finished my game" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 16th century (engraving)

Portrait of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 16th century (engraving)
1578897 Portrait of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 16th century (engraving) by English School, (16th century); (add.info.: Portrait of Sir Humphrey Gilbert of Devon (1539-1582)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: An attack by Indians, La Herradura published in 1930 (engraving)

An attack by Indians, La Herradura published in 1930 (engraving)
3780164 An attack by Indians, La Herradura published in 1930 (engraving) by Bry, Theodor de (1528-98); (add.info.: The Spanish and Indians attack Sir Francis Drakes men in the Bay of La Herradura)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, sometimes spelt Burleigh, 1520 - 1598. English statesman

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, sometimes spelt Burleigh, 1520 - 1598. English statesman
3039856 William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, sometimes spelt Burleigh, 1520 - 1598. English statesman, chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign

Background imageElizabethan Collection: An Elizabethan sword belt for a rapier, known as a Carriage or Frog

An Elizabethan sword belt for a rapier, known as a Carriage or Frog, from The British Army: Its Origins
619309 An Elizabethan sword belt for a rapier, known as a Carriage or Frog, from The British Army: Its Origins, Progress and Equipment, published 1868

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Archduke Albrecht, c. 1601-20 (oil on panel)

Archduke Albrecht, c. 1601-20 (oil on panel)
490304 Archduke Albrecht, c.1601-20 (oil on panel) by Pourbus, Frans II (1569-1622) (after); 60x42 cm; Groeningemuseum, Bruges

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Archduchess Isabella, c. 1601-20 (oil on panel)

Archduchess Isabella, c. 1601-20 (oil on panel)
490303 Archduchess Isabella, c.1601-20 (oil on panel) by Pourbus, Frans II (1569-1622) (after); 60x42 cm; Groeningemuseum, Bruges

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Autograph: Resolution of a council of war against the Spanish Armada, 1588 (ink and paper)

Autograph: Resolution of a council of war against the Spanish Armada, 1588 (ink and paper)
3784219 Autograph: Resolution of a council of war against the Spanish Armada, 1588 (ink and paper); (add.info.: Autograph)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Shakespeare, 19th century. Creator: Unknown

William Shakespeare, 19th century. Creator: Unknown
William Shakespeare, 19th century




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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.