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Elizabethan Collection (#9)

"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: William Shakespeare (colour engraving)

William Shakespeare (colour engraving)
1701067 William Shakespeare (colour engraving) by English School; (add.info.: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) english poet and playwright, engraving colourized document)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Statue of Francis Drake, Plymouth (colour photo)

Statue of Francis Drake, Plymouth (colour photo)
3093752 Statue of Francis Drake, Plymouth (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Statue of Francis Drake, Plymouth. Postcard, early 20th century)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, beheaded 2nd June 1572 (engraving)

Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, beheaded 2nd June 1572 (engraving)
964909 Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, beheaded 2nd June 1572 (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, beheaded 2nd June 1572)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington in the Hunting Field, 1603 (oil on canvas)

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington in the Hunting Field, 1603 (oil on canvas)
3472166 Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington in the Hunting Field, 1603 (oil on canvas) by Peake, Robert, the Elder (c.1551-1619); 201.9x147.3 cm; Metropolitan Museum of Art

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Francis Drake (engraving)

Francis Drake (engraving)
815925 Francis Drake (engraving) by Schnebbelie, Robert Blemell (fl.1803-1849) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Proctor Basin and the Proctor Ewer, 1592-93 (silver-gilt)

The Proctor Basin and the Proctor Ewer, 1592-93 (silver-gilt)
1217938 The Proctor Basin and the Proctor Ewer, 1592-93 (silver-gilt) by English School, (16th century); Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Francis Drake, 1581 (w / c on vellum)

Sir Francis Drake, 1581 (w / c on vellum)
416546 Sir Francis Drake, 1581 (w/c on vellum) by Hilliard, Nicholas (1547-1619); National Portrait Gallery, London, UK; (add.info.: Sir Francis Drake)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Robert Devereux (1566-1601) Earl of Essex from Receuil des Estampes

Robert Devereux (1566-1601) Earl of Essex from Receuil des Estampes, representant les Rangs et les Dignites
STC196069 Robert Devereux (1566-1601) Earl of Essex from Receuil des Estampes, representant les Rangs et les Dignites, suivant le Costume de toutes les Nations existantes

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Birthplace of William Shakespeare (colour engraving)

Birthplace of William Shakespeare (colour engraving)
1730085 Birthplace of William Shakespeare (colour engraving) by English School; (add.info.: Maison natale de William Shakespeare (1564-1616) a Stratford-upon-Avon

Background imageElizabethan Collection: DDE-90182261

DDE-90182261
Europe, England, Midlands, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespear's Birthplace. THIS IMAGE RESTRICTED - Not available to U.S. land tour travel operators. Date: 14-09-2007

Background imageElizabethan Collection: William Shakespeare, 1856. Creator: John Chester Buttre

William Shakespeare, 1856. Creator: John Chester Buttre
William Shakespeare, 1856

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Shakespeare Seated Between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting, 1797. Creator: James Stow

Shakespeare Seated Between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting, 1797. Creator: James Stow
Shakespeare Seated Between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting, Who is Pointing Him Out as the Proper Subject for Her Pencil, 1797

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Francis Drake (engraving)

Francis Drake (engraving)
815872 Francis Drake (engraving) by English School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sir Francis Drake, (1540-1596)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sieve Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I in Ceremonial Costume, c. 1583 (oil on canvas)

Sieve Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I in Ceremonial Costume, c. 1583 (oil on canvas)
ALG183354 Sieve Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I in Ceremonial Costume, c.1583 (oil on canvas) by Massys or Metsys, the Younger, Quentin (c.1543-89); Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena, Tuscany

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Elizabethan London at night (colour litho)

Elizabethan London at night (colour litho)
3100979 Elizabethan London at night (colour litho) by Hassall, John (1868-1948); Private Collection; (add.info.: Elizabethan London at night)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Philip Sidney, at the Tournament in Whitehall (colour litho)

Sir Philip Sidney, at the Tournament in Whitehall (colour litho)
2791949 Sir Philip Sidney, at the Tournament in Whitehall (colour litho) by Davie, Howard (fl.1914-44); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sir Philip Sidney, at the Tournament in Whitehall)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Lord Mayors Show, Queen Elizabeth (engraving)

The Lord Mayors Show, Queen Elizabeth (engraving)
1596261 The Lord Mayors Show, Queen Elizabeth (engraving) by Wilson, Thomas Walter (1851-1912); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Lord Mayors Show, Queen Elizabeth)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Pedlar, illustration from The Book of Old English Songs and Ballads published by Stodder

The Pedlar, illustration from The Book of Old English Songs and Ballads published by Stodder and Houghton, c
IL314803 The Pedlar, illustration from The Book of Old English Songs and Ballads published by Stodder and Houghton, c.1910 (colour litho) by Fortescue-Brickdale

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Sir Thomas Roes Embassy to the Court of Jehangir (oil & pencil on canvas)

Sir Thomas Roes Embassy to the Court of Jehangir (oil & pencil on canvas)
1775082 Sir Thomas Roes Embassy to the Court of Jehangir (oil & pencil on canvas) by Rothenstein, William (1872-1945); 52.5x110.5 cm; Bradford Art Galleries and Museums, West Yorkshire

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The State Entry of Queen Elizabeth into Bristol, August 14th 1574, 1917 (oil on canvas)

The State Entry of Queen Elizabeth into Bristol, August 14th 1574, 1917 (oil on canvas)
2830879 The State Entry of Queen Elizabeth into Bristol, August 14th 1574, 1917 (oil on canvas) by Hassall, John (1868-1948); Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK; © Bristol Museums

Background imageElizabethan Collection: My lady goes a-hawking (colour litho)

My lady goes a-hawking (colour litho)
5197940 My lady goes a-hawking (colour litho) by Stott, W.R.S. (1878-1939) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: My lady goes a-hawking)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Shakespeare and some of the immortal creatures of his fancy (colour litho)

Shakespeare and some of the immortal creatures of his fancy (colour litho)
977854 Shakespeare and some of the immortal creatures of his fancy (colour litho) by Reid, Stephen (1873-1948); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Jenkinson claims the Sultans hospitality, illustration from The Book of Discovery by T. C

Jenkinson claims the Sultans hospitality, illustration from The Book of Discovery by T. C
IL241934 Jenkinson claims the Sultans hospitality, illustration from The Book of Discovery by T.C. Bridges, published 1931 (colour litho) by Reid

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Queen Elizabeth I (1530-1603) knights Francis Drake (1540-96)

Queen Elizabeth I (1530-1603) knights Francis Drake (1540-96), illustration from Heroes of History (colour litho)
IL212317 Queen Elizabeth I (1530-1603) knights Francis Drake (1540-96), illustration from Heroes of History (colour litho) by Davie, Howard (fl.1914-44); Private Collection

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Queens Highway in the Sixteenth Century (engraving)

The Queens Highway in the Sixteenth Century (engraving)
1613444 The Queens Highway in the Sixteenth Century (engraving) by Hayllar, Jessica (1858-1940); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Queens Highway in the Sixteenth Century)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: C is for Countess, illustration from An Alphabet, pub. 1898 (hand-coloured woodcut)

C is for Countess, illustration from An Alphabet, pub. 1898 (hand-coloured woodcut)
ELB109837 C is for Countess, illustration from An Alphabet, pub. 1898 (hand-coloured woodcut) by Nicholson, William (1872-1949); Private Collection; © Desmond Banks

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Orchard Cottage, Isle of Wight, the seat of Sir Willoughby Gordo, 1825 (engraving)

Orchard Cottage, Isle of Wight, the seat of Sir Willoughby Gordo, 1825 (engraving)
5912985 Orchard Cottage, Isle of Wight, the seat of Sir Willoughby Gordo, 1825 (engraving) by British School, (19th century); (add.info.: Bunney Hall or Bunny Hall, Nottinghamshire)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: King James VI and I, c. 1605 (oil on panel)

King James VI and I, c. 1605 (oil on panel)
3928564 King James VI and I, c.1605 (oil on panel) by Critz, John de, the Elder (c.1552-1642); Private Collection; (add.info.: King James (1566-1625) VI of Scotland

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Queen Anne of Denmark, c. 1605 (oil on panel)

Queen Anne of Denmark, c. 1605 (oil on panel)
3928565 Queen Anne of Denmark, c.1605 (oil on panel) by Critz, John de, the Elder (c.1552-1642)(attr. to); Private Collection; (add.info.: Anne of Denmark (1574-1619)

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Heirloom Dress

The Heirloom Dress
Tammy Swarek

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Cushion Cover (Made from Womans Dress), England, Elizabethan period, 1575 / 1600

Cushion Cover (Made from Womans Dress), England, Elizabethan period, 1575 / 1600
Cushion Cover (Made from Womans Dress), England, Elizabethan period, 1575/1600

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Mans Cap, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown

Mans Cap, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Mans Cap, England, 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Coif, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown

Coif, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Coif, England, 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Bodice, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown

Bodice, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Bodice, England, 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Cap, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown

Cap, England, 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Cap, England, 16th century

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Furnishing Fabric, France, 1827 / 40. Creator: Unknown

Furnishing Fabric, France, 1827 / 40. Creator: Unknown
Furnishing Fabric, France, 1827/40. Leceister visitant Amy Robsart, [Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester visiting Amy Robsiart]

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of a Lady of the Wentworth Family (Probably Jane Cheyne), 1563

Portrait of a Lady of the Wentworth Family (Probably Jane Cheyne), 1563

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of a Court Lady, 1560 / 70. Creator: Unknown

Portrait of a Court Lady, 1560 / 70. Creator: Unknown
Portrait of a Court Lady, 1560/70. Follower of Antonis Mor

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of a Man, 1565 / 70. Creator: Antonis Mor

Portrait of a Man, 1565 / 70. Creator: Antonis Mor
Portrait of a Man, 1565/70. Attributed to Antonis Mor

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Queen Margaret of Spain, c. 1610. Creator: Andres Lopez Polanco

Queen Margaret of Spain, c. 1610. Creator: Andres Lopez Polanco
Queen Margaret of Spain, c. 1610

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Portrait of Don Juan of Austria, 1559 / 60. Creator: Alonso Sanchez Coello

Portrait of Don Juan of Austria, 1559 / 60. Creator: Alonso Sanchez Coello
Portrait of Don Juan of Austria, 1559/60

Background imageElizabethan Collection: The Lady of Monsoreau (La Dame de Monsoreau), 1830-65. Creator

The Lady of Monsoreau (La Dame de Monsoreau), 1830-65. Creator
The Lady of Monsoreau (La Dame de Monsoreau), 1830-65

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Wind rose from a maritime compass, 1596 (copper)

Wind rose from a maritime compass, 1596 (copper)
LRI3930753 Wind rose from a maritime compass, 1596 (copper) by Dudley, Robert (1574-1649); diam: 34 cm; Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence, Italy; Luisa Ricciarini; British

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Frontispiece from 'A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke'

Frontispiece from "A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke"
LRI3611983 Frontispiece from " A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke" by Thomas Morley, Detail, 1597 (engraving) by English School

Background imageElizabethan Collection: Frontispiece from 'A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke'

Frontispiece from "A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke"
LRI3611982 Frontispiece from " A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke" by Thomas Morley, Detail, 1597 (engraving) by English School




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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.