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Relaxing Collection

Discover the art of relaxation in picturesque Sidmouth, South Devon, England, UK

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Porthminster beach and harbour, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Porthminster beach and harbour, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Birthday card - Man relaxing in a chair

Birthday card - Man relaxing in a chair
Birthday card, Man relaxing in a chair. circa 1930s

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Idleness, 1900 (oil on canvas)

Idleness, 1900 (oil on canvas)
987318 Idleness, 1900 (oil on canvas) by Godward, John William (1861-1922); 99.1x58.4 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Idleness. John William Godward (1861-1922). Oil on canvas. Painted in 1900

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Sidmouth, south Devon, England, UK

Sidmouth, south Devon, England, UK

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Advertisement for Triumph Renown motor car

Advertisement for Triumph Renown motor car
Advertisement for the Triumph Renown motor car -- all thats best in Britain. Featuring a traditional cricket match on a village green on a sunny Saturday afternoon. 1951

Background imageRelaxing Collection: ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars

ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1914
ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1914. American advertisement by J.C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1914

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Beach huts, Southwold, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe

Beach huts, Southwold, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) resting, Pico, Azores, Portugal, June 2009

Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) resting, Pico, Azores, Portugal, June 2009 WWE OUTDOOR EXHIBITION. NOT AVAILABLE FOR GREETING CARDS OR CALENDARS. WWE BOOK

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Juan les Pins travel posters

Juan les Pins travel posters
Travel poster advertising the fashionable resort of Juan les Pins on the Cote d Azur in the Alpes Maritimes south east region of France

Background imageRelaxing Collection: sleeping on Blackpool prom

sleeping on Blackpool prom
An elderly couple lie back on the wrought iron seats on Blackpool Pier for a snooze. The beach and Blackpool Tower are in the background. Date: circa 1970

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Royal family as a happy group of dog lovers, 1937. Artist: Michael Chance

Royal family as a happy group of dog lovers, 1937. Artist: Michael Chance
The royal family forming a happy group of dog lovers; with their Tibetan lion dog, labradors, and corgis, 1937. A print from the Illustrated London News: Coronation Record Number, London, 1937

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls

Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls. Date: c.1924

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Raby Mere, a Wirral beauty spot, , Merseyside. 3rd August 1937

Raby Mere, a Wirral beauty spot, , Merseyside. 3rd August 1937

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Daphne du Maurier at their Cornish home, Menabilly, 1945

Daphne du Maurier at their Cornish home, Menabilly, 1945
Author and playwright Daphne du Maurier(1907-1989) relaxing in her study at her Cornish home Menabilly in 1945. Date: 1945

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Stone therapy

Stone therapy
MODEL RELEASED. Stone therapy. Woman lying on her front with stones placed along her spine. The stones are heated to warm the muscles of the back

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Che Guevara / Builder

Che Guevara / Builder
ERNESTO GUEVARA Known as CHE GUEVARA Latin American guerrilla leader and revolutionary theorist. Relaxing after a voluntary working Sunday. *UNAVAILABLE FOR USE IN ASIA AT PRESENT*

Background imageRelaxing Collection: The Sun Bathers, 1927 (oil on canvas)

The Sun Bathers, 1927 (oil on canvas)
474183 The Sun Bathers, 1927 (oil on canvas) by Tuke, Henry Scott (1858-1929); 91.4x122.5 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; English, out of copyright

Background imageRelaxing Collection: A Woman Reading, after Pieter Janssens Elinga, 1846-47. Creator: Francois Bonvin

A Woman Reading, after Pieter Janssens Elinga, 1846-47. Creator: Francois Bonvin
A Woman Reading, after Pieter Janssens Elinga, 1846-47

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore

Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Creator: Albert Joseph Moore
Reading Aloud, 1884, (1936). Women in classical dress recline while reading a book. Victorian oil on canvas by Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893). Held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman

Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman
Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Depiction of the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus, (who played a lyre, not a lute)

Background imageRelaxing Collection: British troops bathing in the sea, Etaples, France, WW1

British troops bathing in the sea, Etaples, France, WW1
British troops having fun bathing in the sea at Etaples, northern France, during the First World War. Date: June 1917

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Judi Trott as Maid Marion

Judi Trott as Maid Marion
The actress Judi Trott (b 1962) as Maid Marion in the popular 1980s television series Robin of Sherwood (1984-86)

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon

Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon
People relaxing on a bowling green at a holiday camp in Paignton, Devon, with chalets in the background. Date: 1950s

Background imageRelaxing Collection: The Summer scene in Londons Soho Square. In the background, through the plane

The Summer scene in Londons Soho Square. In the background, through the plane trees can be seen the giant new Centre Point tower office block at nearby St Giles Circus, London, England. August 1967

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Down-stream, by Rebel Stanton

Down-stream, by Rebel Stanton
A colour illustration showing a lady relaxing in a boat on a summers day. 1928

Background imageRelaxing Collection: ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1916. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars

ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1916. American advertisement by J. C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1916
ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD, 1916. American advertisement by J.C. Leyendecker for Arrow shirt collars, 1916

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Coal miners

Coal miners relaxing after a shift. This is a coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photographed in May 1987 when Ukraine was still part of the USSR

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Met Police officers during Grunwick dispute

Met Police officers during Grunwick dispute
Two Metropolitan Police officers relax on deckchairs in The Mall, Central London, waiting for a political demonstration over the Grunwick dispute to begin

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Teignmouth from Shaldon

Teignmouth from Shaldon
Two glamorous young women and an old fisherman and his boat relaxing on River Beach, Shaldon, taking in the view over Teignmouth, Devon, England

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Evening in the Place de la Liberte, Sarlat-la-Caneda, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France, Europe

Evening in the Place de la Liberte, Sarlat-la-Caneda, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France, Europe

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Otter (Lutra lutra), Otter Trust North Pennine Reserve, Barnard Castle

Otter (Lutra lutra), Otter Trust North Pennine Reserve, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Boating, Acle, Norfolk Broads, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe

Boating, Acle, Norfolk Broads, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageRelaxing Collection: The Sketch Midsummer Number

The Sketch Midsummer Number
Front cover illustration showing a lady relaxing in a hammock reading a book

Background imageRelaxing Collection: English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat

English Bulldog, on a down and stay command, hopeful for a treat. (PR)

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Harp Seal or Saddleback Seal -Pagophilus groenlandicus, Phoca groenlandica- pup on pack ice

Harp Seal or Saddleback Seal -Pagophilus groenlandicus, Phoca groenlandica- pup on pack ice, Magdalen Islands, Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Quebec, Canada

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Carnival Cruise Line ships Truimph and Glory'

Carnival Cruise Line ships Truimph and Glory"
Carnival Cruise Line ships Truimph and Glory

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Pen-and-ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson

Pen-and-ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson
SWIMSUITS, 1900. Pen-and-ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson

Background imageRelaxing Collection: French maid taking a break

French maid taking a break and enjoying a cigarette before her next duty calls.... Date: 1910s

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Mechanics of respiration, diagram

Mechanics of respiration, diagram
Mechanics of respiration. Cutaway diagrams showing the mechanics of breathing in (left) and breathing out (right). Arrows show: the movement of air in and out of the nose

Background imageRelaxing Collection: A man gets real pleasure from PLAYER S, 1967

A man gets real pleasure from PLAYER S, 1967
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes small counter-card featuring a photographic image of a fair-haired man on horseback looking to the left behind him. The man wears jeans, a denim jacket and checked shirt

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Wagons-Lit company poster

Wagons-Lit company poster
Poster extolling the comforts of travelling by rail when you have luxurious sleeper bunks to relax in

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Sun Bathers

Sun Bathers
Two sunbathers set in Cap d Antibes, South of France

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Hands, Za-Zen meditation

Hands, Za-Zen meditation, Elheiji (Eiheiji) Zen monastery, Japan, Asia

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Early morning street scene with classic American car, Havana, Cuba, West Indies

Early morning street scene with classic American car, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Adult male lion (Panthera leo) greeting his son, Serengeti National Park

Adult male lion (Panthera leo) greeting his son, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Gay Men / Elegant 1909

Gay Men / Elegant 1909
Two gay men getting ready to go out on the town

Background imageRelaxing Collection: Young Little Owl (Athene noctua) forms itself into a round shape, feeling at ease

Young Little Owl (Athene noctua) forms itself into a round shape, feeling at ease, The Netherlands, Gelderland




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Discover the art of relaxation in picturesque Sidmouth, South Devon, England, UK. Unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life as you explore this charming coastal town. Feel the gentle breeze on your face as you stroll along the sandy beaches, taking in the breathtaking views of the Triumph Renown motor car advertisement that transports you back to a simpler time. Find tranquility amidst the colorful beach huts in Southwold, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe. Let their vibrant hues inspire a sense of calm as you soak up the sun's rays and listen to the soothing sounds of waves crashing against the shore. Immerse yourself in serenity with a glimpse into history through an ARROW SHIRT COLLAR AD from 1914 by J. C. Leyendecker. Transported to another era, let this vintage advertisement remind you to take a moment for yourself and indulge in some self-care. Witness nature's own form of relaxation as majestic sperm whales rest peacefully off Pico Island in Azores, Portugal. Marvel at their gracefulness and find solace in knowing that even these magnificent creatures know when it's time to unwind. Step into Daphne du Maurier's world at her Cornish home Menabilly in 1945. Experience her literary haven where she found inspiration for her captivating stories – a place where creativity thrived alongside tranquility. Dreaming of an idyllic getaway? Let Juan les Pins travel posters whisk you away to azure waters and golden sands – a paradise waiting just for you. Allow yourself to be transported mentally before embarking on your next adventure. Escape into medieval times with Judi Trott as Maid Marion – an embodiment of elegance amidst Sherwood Forest's lush greenery. Channel her poise and grace while finding peace within yourself. Unwind on Porthminster Beach nestled beside St Ives' picturesque harbor in Cornwall, England United Kingdom Europe.