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Glove Collection

"Gloves: A Timeless Symbol of Protection, Skill, and Style" From ancient civilizations to modern-day sports arenas

Background imageGlove Collection: Woman with the Umbrella, 1900. Artist: Aristide Maillol

Woman with the Umbrella, 1900. Artist: Aristide Maillol
Woman with the Umbrella, 1900. Aristide Maillol was a French Catalan Art Nouveau and Nabi sculptor and painter. Museum d Orsay, Paris, France

Background imageGlove Collection: Poster advertising Linherr Vermouth

Poster advertising Linherr Vermouth, showing an elegant woman sipping from a glass. circa 1950s

Background imageGlove Collection: Plan of The Crown and Glove Public house and other land and property at Stannington, for sale

Plan of The Crown and Glove Public house and other land and property at Stannington, for sale
Lot 1 the old established Public House known by the sign of the Crown and Glove at Stannington, with barn, cohouse, vacant ground, outbuildings and appurtenances

Background imageGlove Collection: JACKIE ROBINSON (1919-1972). John Roosevelt Robinson, known as Jackie. American baseball player

JACKIE ROBINSON (1919-1972). John Roosevelt Robinson, known as Jackie. American baseball player. Playing first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, probably 1947

Background imageGlove Collection: Plague doctor, 18th century

Plague doctor, 18th century
Plague doctor. 18th-century artwork of the costume worn by a plague doctor, or any doctor dealing with quarantined patients

Background imageGlove Collection: Advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset

Advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset
An advertisement for Thomsons glove-fitting corset, promising the wearer comfort and elegance

Background imageGlove Collection: Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves

Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves
Ancient Roman athletes boxing wearing a cestus (leather glove) on each hand

Background imageGlove Collection: American boxer. Gene Tunney down for the famous long count in the championship bout with Dempsey

American boxer. Gene Tunney down for the famous long count in the championship bout with Dempsey at Soldier Field
JACK DEMPSEY (1895-1983). American boxer. Gene Tunney down for the famous long count in the championship bout with Dempsey at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, 22 September 1927

Background imageGlove Collection: Ws Gilbert / Eglington

Ws Gilbert / Eglington
WILLIAM SCHWENCK GILBERT English playwright and collaborator with Sullivan

Background imageGlove Collection: Falco rusticolus, gyrfalcon

Falco rusticolus, gyrfalcon
Plate from Hermann Schlegel and A.H. Verster de Wulverhursts Traite de Fauconnerie (1844-1853)

Background imageGlove Collection: Oscar Battling Nelson. Danish-American pugilist. American lightweight champion for 1908-10

Oscar Battling Nelson. Danish-American pugilist. American lightweight champion for 1908-10, at practice in 1920
BOXING: BAT NELSON, 1920. Oscar Battling Nelson. Danish-American pugilist. American lightweight champion for 1908-10, at practice in 1920

Background imageGlove Collection: GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER (1887-1950). American baseball pitcher

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER (1887-1950). American baseball pitcher. Photographed while with the Philadelphia Phillies, early 20th century

Background imageGlove Collection: Return to Flight spacewalk

Return to Flight spacewalk. Astronaut Soichi Noglichi (from Japans space agency) waving for the camera. Astronaut Steve Robinson is seen taking the picture reflected in the visor

Background imageGlove Collection: Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B. C. Fresco of boxing kids

Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B. C. Fresco of boxing kids
Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B.C. Fresco of boxing kids. Fight between two teens provided with gloves and a belt. Painted stucco. Room B1 from Akrotiri (Thera). (1550-1500 BC)

Background imageGlove Collection: Dorothy Levitt, the Fastest Girl on Earth (w / c on paper)

Dorothy Levitt, the Fastest Girl on Earth (w / c on paper)
2601994 Dorothy Levitt, the Fastest Girl on Earth (w/c on paper) by Ball, Frederick Hammersley (1853-1939); Private Collection; (add.info.: Commissioned for Tatler Magazine)

Background imageGlove Collection: The Lady with the Veil, 1768, by Alexander Roslin

The Lady with the Veil, 1768, by Alexander Roslin
Alexander Roslin (1718-1793). Swedish painter. The Lady with the Veil, 1768. National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background imageGlove Collection: TOM SEAVER (1944- ). George Thomas Seaver, known as Tom. American baseball pitcher

TOM SEAVER (1944- ). George Thomas Seaver, known as Tom. American baseball pitcher. Pitching for the New York Mets against the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of the 1969 World Series

Background imageGlove Collection: ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1912. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars

ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1912. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars
ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1912. American advertisement by J.C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1912

Background imageGlove Collection: Roosevelt / Mckinley Cartoon

Roosevelt / Mckinley Cartoon
ROOSEVELT/McKINLEY CARTOON. Presumptive vice-presidential candidate (and former Rough Rider) Theodore Roosevelt shown as the dominant figure in a McKinley-Roosevelt administration

Background imageGlove Collection: Plague doctor, France, 18th century

Plague doctor, France, 18th century
Plague doctor. Artwork of the clothing used by doctors during plague outbreaks. This design, though in use much earlier, is from The Great Plague of Marseilles, France, in 1720

Background imageGlove Collection: RENOIR: TOWN DANCE, 1883. The Town Dance. Oil on canvas, 1883, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

RENOIR: TOWN DANCE, 1883. The Town Dance. Oil on canvas, 1883, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Background imageGlove Collection: A supposed Holy man dressed as Hanuman

A supposed Holy man dressed as Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, posing for photographs, Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageGlove Collection: 60S Fashion / Floral Dress

60S Fashion / Floral Dress
A girl wearing a floral dress with white shoes and gloves holds a basket. Date: early 1960s

Background imageGlove Collection: Roman Boxing W / Cestus

Roman Boxing W / Cestus
Detailed views of a Roman cestus, a leather glove used in ancient boxing

Background imageGlove Collection: Record Sleeve, Pinky and Perky

Record Sleeve, Pinky and Perky
78rpm Record Sleeve, Pinky and Perky, the sensational TV singing stars. 1958

Background imageGlove Collection: The Girl with the Tattered Glove, 1909, (1935). Creator: William Nicholson

The Girl with the Tattered Glove, 1909, (1935). Creator: William Nicholson
The Girl with the Tattered Glove, 1909, (1935). Woman with a rip in one of her leather gloves. The model was Lottie Stafford, a London laundress. Painting in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Background imageGlove Collection: Prince of Wales, 1902

Prince of Wales, 1902. Portrait of the future King George V (1865-1936) on the occasion of the coronation of his father, King Edward VII

Background imageGlove Collection: BOB GIBSON (1935- ). American baseball pitcher. Pitching the St

BOB GIBSON (1935- ). American baseball pitcher. Pitching the St. Louis Cardinals to victory over the New York Yankees in the seventh and deciding game of the 1964 World Series, at Busch Stadium, St

Background imageGlove Collection: Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks

Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1943. Creator: Gordon Parks
Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Girl welder in the NYA (National Youth Administration) school

Background imageGlove Collection: ALEXANDRE KERENSKY WITH A BLACK GLOVE, 1917-1918 (oil on canvas)

ALEXANDRE KERENSKY WITH A BLACK GLOVE, 1917-1918 (oil on canvas)
7215396 ALEXANDRE KERENSKY WITH A BLACK GLOVE, 1917-1918 (oil on canvas) by Repin, Ilya Efimovich (1844-1930); Sepherot Foundation, Vaduz

Background imageGlove Collection: Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Creator: Charles Wellington Furse

Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Creator: Charles Wellington Furse
Diana of the Uplands, 1903-1904, (1935). Portrait of Dame Katharine Furse (nee Symonds, 1875-1952), wife of the painter, as Diana, goddess of the hunt

Background imageGlove Collection: Portrait of Count Robert de Montesquiou. Artist: Boldini, Giovanni (1842-1931)

Portrait of Count Robert de Montesquiou. Artist: Boldini, Giovanni (1842-1931)
Portrait of Count Robert de Montesquiou. Found in the collection of Musee d Orsay, Paris

Background imageGlove Collection: Ascot fashion, 1913 (1951)

Ascot fashion, 1913 (1951). A print from 100 Years in Pictures, A panorama of History in the Making, text by DC Somervell, Odhams press Limited, London, 1951

Background imageGlove Collection: Puppet show seen from inside the box

Puppet show seen from inside the box
Au Bon Marche - puppet show seen from inside the box - a man with two glove puppets. (1 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlove Collection: CORBETT & SULLIVAN, 1892. James J. ( Gentleman Jim ) Corbett (right) shakes hands with John L

CORBETT & SULLIVAN, 1892. James J. ( Gentleman Jim ) Corbett (right) shakes hands with John L. Sullivan at the beginning of their championship fight in New Orleans, 7 September 1892

Background imageGlove Collection: CHESTERFIELD CIGARETTE AD. Actress Barbara Stanwyck endorsing Chesterfield cigarettes

CHESTERFIELD CIGARETTE AD. Actress Barbara Stanwyck endorsing Chesterfield cigarettes. American magazine advertisement, 1949

Background imageGlove Collection: S. Mure Fergusson

S. Mure Fergusson. Distinguished amateur golfer, twice runner-up in the Amateur Championship and winner of innumerable medals

Background imageGlove Collection: Kluski Spirit Glove

Kluski Spirit Glove
Cast of a spirit glove made at Warsaw by Franek Kluski (pseudonym) (1874 - ?) in the presence of Richet, Geley and others

Background imageGlove Collection: Advertisement for the London Glove Company

Advertisement for the London Glove Company of Cheapside and New Bond Street, showing a selection of womens gloves including long white evening gloves

Background imageGlove Collection: Advertisement, c 1900 (litho)

Advertisement, c 1900 (litho)
7190032 Advertisement, c 1900 (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Advertisement in booklet of views of Harrogate and Neighbourbood (Parker)

Background imageGlove Collection: Bucking Bronco, 1903 (oil on canvas laid down on masonite)

Bucking Bronco, 1903 (oil on canvas laid down on masonite)
823227 Bucking Bronco, 1903 (oil on canvas laid down on masonite) by Wyeth, Newell Convers (1882-1945); 70.4x49.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Bucking Bronco. Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)

Background imageGlove Collection: Dorothy Jordan (1762-1816)

Dorothy Jordan (1762-1816)
GUI41647 Dorothy Jordan (1762-1816) by Russell, John (1745-1806); Guildford Borough Council, Surrey, UK; (add.info.: mistress of William IV)

Background imageGlove Collection: Leather Dyeing for Making Gloves, Bevington and Sons, 1861-62 (sepia photo

Leather Dyeing for Making Gloves, Bevington and Sons, 1861-62 (sepia photo
STC221845 Leather Dyeing for Making Gloves, Bevington and Sons, 1861-62 (sepia photo) (see also 232992) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; English

Background imageGlove Collection: Two babies with comic greeting on a Christmas card

Two babies with comic greeting on a Christmas card
Two babies (hidden under a pair of gloves) with comic greeting on a Christmas card. (2 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageGlove Collection: The race is not always to the beautiful. Pen and ink drawing, 1900, by Charles Dana Gibson

The race is not always to the beautiful. Pen and ink drawing, 1900, by Charles Dana Gibson
GIBSON GIRLS, 1900. The race is not always to the beautiful. Pen and ink drawing, 1900, by Charles Dana Gibson

Background imageGlove Collection: Falconry : Showing Off

Falconry : Showing Off
A proud falconer shows off his falcon, holding it up in the air on his protective gauntlet glove. Date: 1930s

Background imageGlove Collection: Champion pugilists of the world, presented by the Liston Beef Company of Chicago. John L

Champion pugilists of the world, presented by the Liston Beef Company of Chicago. John L
BOXING: AMERICAN CHAMPIONS. Champion pugilists of the world, presented by the Liston Beef Company of Chicago. John L. Sullivans portrait is to the left of the text. Lithograph, 1885

Background imageGlove Collection: Mrs. William H. Dewar of Philadelphia, U. S. national champion in womens foil in 1913

Mrs. William H. Dewar of Philadelphia, U. S. national champion in womens foil in 1913. Photograph, early 20th century
FENCING: MRS. W.H. DEWAR. Mrs. William H. Dewar of Philadelphia, U.S. national champion in womens foil in 1913. Photograph, early 20th century




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"Gloves: A Timeless Symbol of Protection, Skill, and Style" From ancient civilizations to modern-day sports arenas, gloves have played a significant role in various aspects of human history. This diverse collection of images showcases the multifaceted nature of gloves throughout time. In one corner, we have an intriguing poster advertising Linherr Vermouth, where a pair of elegant gloves symbolize sophistication and refinement. These accessories not only protect our hands but also elevate our fashion choices. Moving on to the Crown and Glove Public House plan for sale at Stannington, we see how they can even be associated with property ownership. They serve as a reminder that every detail matters when it comes to real estate transactions. Shifting gears to the world of sports, Jackie Robinson's iconic image captures him playing first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers while wearing his trusty glove. As an American baseball player who broke racial barriers during the 1940s, Robinson's glove represents resilience and determination in pursuing equality on and off the field. Delving into history further back in time brings us face-to-face with plague doctors from the 18th century donning their distinctive bird-beak masks and protective gloves. Here, these unique gloves become symbols of both fear and hope as they shielded doctors from deadly diseases while offering solace to those seeking medical aid. Traveling even further back in time takes us to ancient Rome where athletes engaged in boxing matches wearing leather gloves. In this depiction captured through Minoan art from Greece's 16th century B. C. , young boxers showcase their skills while emphasizing how even then people recognized that proper hand protection was crucial for such intense physical activities. Fast-forwarding again brings us Gene Tunney's infamous bout against Dempsey at Soldier Field in Chicago during September 1927. The photograph immortalizes Tunney being knocked down but highlights how his gloved hands represent resilience amidst adversity - a testament to the indomitable spirit of athletes.