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Porch Collection

"A Porch: A Gateway to Heroic Rescues, Majestic Cathedrals, and Timeless Elegance" In a moment of bravery, a heroic fireman rushes through the porch

Background imagePorch Collection: Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire

Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire
Heroic fireman rescuing a girl from a fire

Background imagePorch Collection: Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire

Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire
Heroic fireman rescuing a girl from a fire. Date: 19th century

Background imagePorch Collection: Wiggonholt cum Greatham Church, Wiggonholt

Wiggonholt cum Greatham Church, Wiggonholt
Sepia print of picturesque village church c1892. Lady standing at lych gate. Church has covered porch with opensides and lower stone wall and square tower

Background imagePorch Collection: Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral
Landmark medieval building, surrounded by a close and boasting the tallest spire in England. IoE 318954

Background imagePorch Collection: Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London

Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London
Londons great attraction: what to see in Shakespeares England. How to find and identify the chief reconstructions of old Tudor buildings at Earls Court. Date: 1912

Background imagePorch Collection: Liverpool Roman Catholic Cathedral

Liverpool Roman Catholic Cathedral
Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, 1962-7, with earlier crypt by Lutyens. IoE 359118

Background imagePorch Collection: Truro Cathedral

Truro Cathedral
The grade I listed building, viewed from the south west across the rooftops. IoE 377394

Background imagePorch Collection: Mattingley Church

Mattingley Church
Grade I timber-framed church, Hampshire. IoE 136875

Background imagePorch Collection: Chinese wallpaper design

Chinese wallpaper design depicting a woman holding a parasol and admiring the flowers on her porch. Date: 1922

Background imagePorch Collection: Silhouette of a landlord and his dog

Silhouette of a landlord and his dog
Silhouette of a pub landlord with a glass of beer in his hand, his dog sitting at his feet. An advertisement for Worthington beer

Background imagePorch Collection: Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall
The splendid half-timbered porch of Shibden Hall, near Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Date: 15th century

Background imagePorch Collection: Terriers

Terriers
Smooth Coated Fox Terrier, Wire Haired Fox Terrier, Irish Terrier and a Welsh Terrier. The Welsh Terrier digs a hole under the porch of a house as the other Terriers look on attentively

Background imagePorch Collection: GAUGUIN: SIESTA, 1891. Paul Gauguin: The Siesta. Oil on canvas, c1891

GAUGUIN: SIESTA, 1891. Paul Gauguin: The Siesta. Oil on canvas, c1891

Background imagePorch Collection: Jack London / Call of Wild

Jack London / Call of Wild
Buck, sitting on the porch of Judge Millers house

Background imagePorch Collection: Young boy before no 52, rue Saint-Andre-des-Arts, 1920 (b / w photo)

Young boy before no 52, rue Saint-Andre-des-Arts, 1920 (b / w photo)
XIR189434 Young boy before no 52, rue Saint-Andre-des-Arts, 1920 (b/w photo) by Giraudon, studio (1912-53); Paris, France; (add.info)

Background imagePorch Collection: Worshipping the God of Smallpox, India

Worshipping the God of Smallpox, India
Under the Hindu faith, if you want protection against getting smallpox, pray to Shitala, the Goddess of Smallpox

Background imagePorch Collection: Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imagePorch Collection: Terrace in Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Terrace in Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imagePorch Collection: Porch of Caryatids, Erechtheion Temple, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Porch of Caryatids, Erechtheion Temple, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Background imagePorch Collection: USA, Georgia, Little St. Simons Island, the lodge on the island at sunset

USA, Georgia, Little St. Simons Island, the lodge on the island at sunset

Background imagePorch Collection: A group of African American men sitting on the porch of a country store

A group of African American men sitting on the porch of a country store, with the owners brother standing in
COUNTRY STORE, 1939. A group of African American men sitting on the porch of a country store, with the owners brother standing in the doorway

Background imagePorch Collection: The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband

The poet and novelist Katharine Tynan (1861 - 1931), pictured at home with her husband, the writer and barrister, Henry Hinkson, her three children and dog

Background imagePorch Collection: St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy - The Horses of St. Mark

St. Marks Square, Venice, Italy - The Horses of St. Mark
The Horses of Saint Mark (the Triumphal Quadriga) - a set of Roman bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga (a four-horse carriage used for chariot racing)

Background imagePorch Collection: Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece
The Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis at Athens, Greece Date: circa 1930s

Background imagePorch Collection: Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900

Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900
Cecil John Rhodes, British colonial administrator, on his verandah near Cape Town, South Africa, c. 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imagePorch Collection: Church of St Michael & All Angels, Brantham

Church of St Michael & All Angels, Brantham
Medieval Parish Church with later alterations. IoE 278810

Background imagePorch Collection: Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington, SW London

Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington, SW London
View of Cornwall Gardens (north side looking west), South Kensington, SW London. circa 1910

Background imagePorch Collection: THE HATFIELDS, 1899. Some members of the Hatfield clan, photographed in 1899

THE HATFIELDS, 1899. Some members of the Hatfield clan, photographed in 1899

Background imagePorch Collection: Edmonton Military Hospital, Edmonton, Middlesex

Edmonton Military Hospital, Edmonton, Middlesex
Edmonton Military Hospital, erected in 1910 as the infirmary of the Edmonton Union workhouse. It later became part of the North Middlesex Hospital

Background imagePorch Collection: Nevada, USA - Bowers Mansion near Reno

Nevada, USA - Bowers Mansion near Reno Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePorch Collection: St Andrews Church, Oving

St Andrews Church, Oving
Black and white post card. Full view of church and churchyard. Square tower with porch and spire. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5740

Background imagePorch Collection: St Georges Church, West Grinstead

St Georges Church, West Grinstead
Sepia print of church and churchyard c.1894. Hordern Collection General Photographic Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No PH5468

Background imagePorch Collection: The Bridge House in George Row, Bermondsey, c1935. Creator: Unknown

The Bridge House in George Row, Bermondsey, c1935. Creator: Unknown
The Bridge House in George Row, Bermondsey, c1935. Large 18th-century detached house on Jacobs Island in Bermondsey, London. It was constructed over a creek flowing into the River Thames

Background imagePorch Collection: Abandoned Farmhouse in Rural Washington State

Abandoned Farmhouse in Rural Washington State
Looking past gnarled trees towards the porch and front door of an abandoned farmhouse in rural Washington State, with a faded border

Background imagePorch Collection: Sheffield, Yorkshire - Meadow Head

Sheffield, Yorkshire - Meadow Head Date: 1907

Background imagePorch Collection: USA-Kentucky-Clermont: Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery- Porch with Rocking Chairs

USA-Kentucky-Clermont: Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery- Porch with Rocking Chairs
USA, Kentucky, Clermont: Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery, Porch with Rocking Chairs

Background imagePorch Collection: Beauvoir, Home of Jefferson Davis, near Biloxi, Miss. Postcard

Beauvoir, Home of Jefferson Davis, near Biloxi, Miss. Postcard. 1901, Beauvoir, Home of Jefferson Davis, near Biloxi, Miss. Postcard

Background imagePorch Collection: Blything Union Childrens Home, Yoxford, Suffolk

Blything Union Childrens Home, Yoxford, Suffolk
Children and staff stand in front of the Blything Union childrens home at Yoxford, Suffolk. The home, opened in the early 1900s, accommodated pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imagePorch Collection: Iban tribeswoman mending bamboo longhouse verandah floor, Lemanak River

Iban tribeswoman mending bamboo longhouse verandah floor, Lemanak River, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imagePorch Collection: Chattel house, St

Chattel house, St. Kitts, Caribbean, West Indies

Background imagePorch Collection: Porch Light

Porch Light
A lamplight pattern from a porch light at St. Edwards House, Westminster, London

Background imagePorch Collection: Teatime (pencil and watercolour heightened with white on card)

Teatime (pencil and watercolour heightened with white on card)
1765030 Teatime (pencil and watercolour heightened with white on card) by Foster, Myles Birket (1825-99); Private Collection; (add.info.: Teatime. Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899)

Background imagePorch Collection: Doges Palace. Venice

Doges Palace. Venice
Italy. Venice. Doges Palace. Gothic building. 14th - 15th centuries. Facade

Background imagePorch Collection: Croatia. Dubrovnik. Sponza Palace

Croatia. Dubrovnik. Sponza Palace. 16th century. Facade

Background imagePorch Collection: Second Bank Of The United States

Second Bank Of The United States
Engraving by William Henry Bartlett shows pedestrians on the street outside the imposing facade of the Second Bank of the United States on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, 1820s

Background imagePorch Collection: 28th President of the United States. President Woodrow Wilson at the White House with some of his

28th President of the United States. President Woodrow Wilson at the White House with some of his advisers
WOODROW WILSON (1856-1924). 28th President of the United States. President Woodrow Wilson at the White House with some of his advisers, including Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo (front row)

Background imagePorch Collection: The First Vaccination by Edward Jenner, 14 May 1796. Photogravure, late 19th century

The First Vaccination by Edward Jenner, 14 May 1796. Photogravure, late 19th century
FIRST VACCINATION, 1796. The First Vaccination by Edward Jenner, 14 May 1796. Photogravure, late 19th century, after a painting by Georges Gaston Melingue (1840-1914)

Background imagePorch Collection: Sir Hall Caine at Greeba Caste, Isle of Man

Sir Hall Caine at Greeba Caste, Isle of Man
Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine (1853 - 1931) at Greeba Caste, Isle of Man. Caine was knighted for his contribution to literature - he wrote a famous book entitled The Deemster




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"A Porch: A Gateway to Heroic Rescues, Majestic Cathedrals, and Timeless Elegance" In a moment of bravery, a heroic fireman rushes through the porch, rescuing a young girl from the engulfing flames. Their lives forever intertwined by this courageous act. The grand Salisbury Cathedral stands tall and proud, its porch welcoming visitors into its sacred halls where history and spirituality intertwine. Nestled in the picturesque village of Wiggonholt cum Greatham lies an enchanting church with an inviting porch that whispers tales of centuries-old devotion and community spirit. Stepping into Shibden Hall's elegant porch is like stepping back in time; it holds secrets of generations past within its walls, waiting to be discovered by curious souls. The Liverpool Roman Catholic Cathedral boasts an awe-inspiring entrance adorned with intricate carvings on its majestic porch—a testament to faith's enduring power. At the Shakespeare Exhibition in Earls Court, London, visitors are transported through time as they pass under the exhibition hall's ornate porch—an immersive experience for lovers of literature. Truro Cathedral's magnificent gothic architecture draws you towards its impressive entrance—the intricately designed porch serving as a gateway to spiritual solace and tranquility. Mattingley Church welcomes all who seek solace within its humble yet charming wooden porch—a place where prayers are whispered amidst nature's embrace. Delicate Chinese wallpaper design adorns the walls inside a quaint country manor's cozy front porch—each brushstroke telling stories of distant lands and cultural exchange. Silhouetted against twilight skies stands a landlord accompanied by his loyal terriers on their nightly stroll—a familiar sight at their neighborhood pub's lively outdoor seating area or "porch.