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"Captivated by the Radiance: Exploring the Many Facets of Light" In a quaint Cornish village, amidst a Jubilee Procession, A. G

Background imageLight Collection: Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village, A. G. Sherwood Hunter (1846-1919)

Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village, A. G. Sherwood Hunter (1846-1919)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, June 1897. This painting is a wonderful record of a lantern procession held to commemorate Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee in 1897

Background imageLight Collection: The Light of the World, c1851-1853. Artist: William Holman Hunt

The Light of the World, c1851-1853. Artist: William Holman Hunt
The Light of the World, c1851-1853. From the collection of Keble College, Oxford. A print from Art History and Literature Illustrations, by Jessie Noakes, Virtue and Co, (London, c1900-1920)

Background imageLight Collection: B-26 Marauder Medium Bomber; Second World War, 1944

B-26 Marauder Medium Bomber; Second World War, 1944
Illustration showing an American B-26 Marauder medium bomber flying through light flak above the coast of France, 1944

Background imageLight Collection: Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish Baroque painter. The Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Background imageLight Collection: Military Badge

Military Badge
Ulster impressions.Photolithograph after Joan Wanklyn, 1976.Published by Headquarters Northern Ireland, 1976.Shows 18 vignettes of the British Army on operations in Northern Ireland

Background imageLight Collection: Light refraction

Light refraction
Refraction. Computer artwork of white light being refracted as it passes through an equilateral triangular prism. Light changes direction, or is refracted

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Candle burning in a glass container

Background imageLight Collection: Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight

Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight and his variety of crazy dives, including a 90ft dive in a sack, a 45ft long arm balance

Background imageLight Collection: Ford Prefect (1172cc), 1961, Green, light

Ford Prefect (1172cc), 1961, Green, light
Ford Prefect (1172cc) 1961 Green light

Background imageLight Collection: Inferno, Canto 2 : Beatrice and Virgil, illustration from The Divine Comedy

Inferno, Canto 2 : Beatrice and Virgil, illustration from The Divine Comedy
GIA745722 Inferno, Canto 2 : Beatrice and Virgil, illustration from The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, 1885 (digitally coloured engraving) by Dore

Background imageLight Collection: The Divine Comedy (La Divina Commedia, La Divine Comedie), Paradiso

The Divine Comedy (La Divina Commedia, La Divine Comedie), Paradiso
XEE4145424 The Divine Comedy (La Divina Commedia, La Divine Comedie), Paradiso, Canto 12: The rings of glorified souls in the sun - by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)

Background imageLight Collection: Royal Ediswan, Edison and Swan United Electric Light Company 1919

Royal Ediswan, Edison and Swan United Electric Light Company 1919

Background imageLight Collection: The Valpincon Bather (La Grande Baigneuse), 1808. Artist: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)

The Valpincon Bather (La Grande Baigneuse), 1808. Artist: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867)
The Valpincon Bather (La Grande Baigneuse), 1808. Found in the collection of the Louvre, Paris

Background imageLight Collection: Jesus as Light of World

Jesus as Light of World
Jesus of Nazareth, religious leader of Jewish origin who preached Christianity, depicted here as The Light of the World, knocking at the door of the human soul

Background imageLight Collection: A Star Explodes - Norman Lindsay

A Star Explodes - Norman Lindsay
A Star Explodes by Norman Lindsay Date: 1932

Background imageLight Collection: The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen

The Canadians at Ypres - William Barnes Wollen
The Canadians at Ypres 1915 - This depicts the Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde Ridge on 8th May 1915

Background imageLight Collection: Stadium of Light Art - Sunderland

Stadium of Light Art - Sunderland
Watercolour of the Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland A.F.C. 1997 - current day. Capacity 49, 000. Original painting size 20" x 16" created in 1999 by Kevin Fletcher

Background imageLight Collection: Colour wheel

Colour wheel. A colour wheel is a representation of the primary, secondary and tertiary colours. This colour wheel is based on blue, red and yellow (primary colours)

Background imageLight Collection: Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station

Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station
Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station, New York City, circa 1930. (Photo by Hal Morey/Getty Images)

Background imageLight Collection: Her Majestys Australian Ship (HMAS) Melbourne (21)

Her Majestys Australian Ship (HMAS) Melbourne (21) shown with its complement of Douglas A-4G Skyhawks of 805 Squadron RAN ranged for entering port

Background imageLight Collection: The Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

The Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia

Background imageLight Collection: Lucas Lamps Advert

Lucas Lamps Advert
A fabulous advertisement for Lucas Lamps We Make Light of our labour

Background imageLight Collection: Cinema Silhouette

Cinema Silhouette
A couple silhouetted against the bright neon lights of a Granada Cinema. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7045 - Usherette - unpub. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Getty Images)

Background imageLight Collection: Badges of Scottish Regiments - World War One

Badges of Scottish Regiments - World War One - Remember our Gallant Wounded Overseas and at the Dardanelles. Date: circa 1917

Background imageLight Collection: Shire horse team during Ploughing Match

Shire horse team during Ploughing Match
A team of white Shire horses competing in a ploughing match. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageLight Collection: Christmas Market in Marienplatz and the New Town Hall, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Christmas Market in Marienplatz and the New Town Hall, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Background imageLight Collection: A dusk view of Clevedon Pier, in Clevedon, on the Bristol Channel coast of Somerset

A dusk view of Clevedon Pier, in Clevedon, on the Bristol Channel coast of Somerset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLight Collection: Supper at Emmaus, 1648, by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

Supper at Emmaus, 1648, by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). Dutch painter. Supper at Emmaus, 1648. Detail. National Museum of Denmark. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageLight Collection: Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3. 8-Litre Coupe, 1964, Blue, metallic light

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3. 8-Litre Coupe, 1964, Blue, metallic light
Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8-Litre Coupe 1964 Blue metallic light

Background imageLight Collection: Citroen Traction Avant or Light 15

Citroen Traction Avant or Light 15

Background imageLight Collection: Moroccan lantern, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Moroccan lantern, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageLight Collection: German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1

German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1
The German light cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914, at the Battle of Cocos. Date: 1914

Background imageLight Collection: WW2 poster, Switch off that Light

WW2 poster, Switch off that Light! Less Light -- More Planes. Date: 1940s

Background imageLight Collection: Ford V8 Pilot 1954 Green light

Ford V8 Pilot 1954 Green light

Background imageLight Collection: Mini Cooper British

Mini Cooper British

Background imageLight Collection: Triumph Herald 1200

Triumph Herald 1200

Background imageLight Collection: The Lady With The Lamp Florence Nightingale

The Lady With The Lamp Florence Nightingale
A colour illustration from the 1890s depicting Florence Nightingale, English nurse and hospital reformer (1820-1910) at the barracks hospital, Scutari, in 1854 during the Crimean War

Background imageLight Collection: Viking ship, sunset, silhouette, 3D graphics

Viking ship, sunset, silhouette, 3D graphics

Background imageLight Collection: Statue of St. Joan of Arc with coloured light from stained glass, Church of Notre Dame

Statue of St. Joan of Arc with coloured light from stained glass, Church of Notre Dame, Vitre, Brittany, France, Europe

Background imageLight Collection: Volkswagen VW Classic Beetle 1957 Blue light

Volkswagen VW Classic Beetle 1957 Blue light

Background imageLight Collection: Europe at night

Europe at night, satellite image. North is at top. Yellow lights mark the major cities and population areas, showing a clearly delineated Mediterranean coast

Background imageLight Collection: Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Background imageLight Collection: Tarot Card 18 - La Lune (The Moon)

Tarot Card 18 - La Lune (The Moon)
The Moon, as depicted on a Tarot card

Background imageLight Collection: February Fill Dyke, 1881. Creator: Benjamin Williams Leader

February Fill Dyke, 1881. Creator: Benjamin Williams Leader
February Fill Dyke, 1881

Background imageLight Collection: Vibrant streets at dusk in downtown Galway, Ireland

Vibrant streets at dusk in downtown Galway, Ireland

Background imageLight Collection: Northern lights

Northern lights. The Northern Lights are created as electrically charged particles from the Solar wind are pulled in toward the magnetic poles by the Earths magnetic field

Background imageLight Collection: The Light Dragoons 1790 - 1992

The Light Dragoons 1790 - 1992
The evolving uniform of The Light Dragoons. From Left - 13th Light Dragoons 1790, 18th Light Dragoons 1810, 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Marys Own) 1930, The Light Dragoons 1st December 1992

Background imageLight Collection: Zermatt and the Matterhorn mountain in winter

Zermatt and the Matterhorn mountain in winter, Zermatt, Swiss Alps, Switzerland, Europe




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"Captivated by the Radiance: Exploring the Many Facets of Light" In a quaint Cornish village, amidst a Jubilee Procession, A. G. Sherwood Hunter's masterpiece captures the ethereal glow that bathes the town in warmth and joy. A Military Badge gleams proudly, symbolizing courage and honor as soldiers march towards their noble duty, guided by the light of bravery. William Holman Hunt's iconic painting "The Light of the World" illuminates our souls with its spiritual depth and profound message of hope and redemption. Norman Lindsay's captivating artwork "A Star Explodes" transports us to distant galaxies where celestial bodies burst into radiant brilliance, reminding us of nature's awe-inspiring luminescence. Sun beams cascade through Grand Central Station, casting enchanting shadows on bustling travelers who bask in its gentle embrace - a reminder that even amidst chaos, light finds its way. Jesus as the Light of the World radiates divine love and compassion through his serene countenance – an eternal beacon guiding humanity towards enlightenment and salvation. Silhouettes dance across cinema screens as flickering lights create mesmerizing illusions; storytelling comes alive through this magical interplay between darkness and illumination. The vibrant hues on a color wheel blend harmoniously like rays merging at dusk - each shade representing a unique facet that paints life with beauty and diversity. "The Canadians at Ypres, " immortalized by William Barnes Wollen, depicts brave soldiers bravely facing adversity under moonlit skies - their unwavering spirit shining bright against all odds. Badges adorning Scottish regiments during World War One embody resilience forged in battle; symbols etched with valorous tales remind us that even in darkness, unity can ignite powerful beacons of hope. Citroen Traction Avant or Light 15 gracefully glides along streets like an elegant torchbearer leading modernity into new horizons - epitomizing innovation and sophistication.