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Background imageSeated Collection: Welsh poet. In a New York bar, 1952

Welsh poet. In a New York bar, 1952
DYLAN THOMAS (1914-1953). Welsh poet. In a New York bar, 1952

Background imageSeated 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 imageSeated Collection: PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her Poems, 1773

PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her Poems, 1773
PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her " Poems, " 1773

Background imageSeated Collection: LAURA ORMISTON CHANT (1848-1923). English reformer, suffragist and writer

LAURA ORMISTON CHANT (1848-1923). English reformer, suffragist and writer. Original cabinet photograph, Boston, 1893

Background imageSeated Collection: PETER I (1672-1725). Czar of Russia, 1682-1725. When a shipwright in Holland, c1697

PETER I (1672-1725). Czar of Russia, 1682-1725. When a shipwright in Holland, c1697. Contemporary Russian engraving

Background imageSeated Collection: African American, seated, playing banjo

African American, seated, playing banjo. Date c1892

Background imageSeated Collection: Thailand, Sukhothai, Sukhothai. Ruins of Wat Sa Si (also known as Sacred Pond Monastery)

Thailand, Sukhothai, Sukhothai. Ruins of Wat Sa Si (also known as Sacred Pond Monastery) lit during the festival of Loy Krathong in the Sukhothai Historical Park

Background imageSeated Collection: Four men in a car

Four men in a car
Autos, Maxwell. Briscoe Auto factory. Philips Point Hudson River. - Four men seated in an automobile outside of the Maxwell

Background imageSeated Collection: Tiger attempting to reach big game hunter

Tiger attempting to reach big game hunter
A Tiger attempts to get at a big game hunter, sat rather precariously on a tree branch

Background imageSeated Collection: Sumo wrestler reading newspaper

Sumo wrestler reading newspaper, Tokyo City, Honshu Island, Japan, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Icon by Onufri dating from the 16th century, Berat, Albania, Europe

Icon by Onufri dating from the 16th century, Berat, Albania, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Spanish Arch, Galway City, Co Galway, Ireland

Spanish Arch, Galway City, Co Galway, Ireland

Background imageSeated Collection: Stylish young lady writing a letter sitting on cushions

Stylish young lady writing a letter sitting on cushions
A stylish young lady seated on a set of plump and elaborate cushions, writing a series of blank letters to a male friend, as a lead-up to an April Fools Day prank! Date: 1923

Background imageSeated Collection: Urraca of Leo?n and Castile (10791126)

Urraca of Leo?n and Castile (10791126). Queen regnant of Leo?n, Castile, and Galicia (1109-1126). Portrait from Genealogies of the Kings of Spain (1526-1535). National Library. Madrid. Spain

Background imageSeated Collection: Frontispiece illustration, Peter, the fox terrier

Frontispiece illustration, Peter, the fox terrier. Date: 1912

Background imageSeated Collection: SARAH CHURCHILL (1660-1744). Nee Jennings. Duchess of Marlborough. Oil on canvas

SARAH CHURCHILL (1660-1744). Nee Jennings. Duchess of Marlborough. Oil on canvas, c1700, after Sir Godfrey Kneller

Background imageSeated Collection: Italy - Viareggio - Townsfolk on Pisa Bridge (Ponte de Pisa)

Italy - Viareggio - Townsfolk on Pisa Bridge (Ponte de Pisa)
Viareggio in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea - Townsfolk sitting along the Pisa Bridge (Ponte de Pisa). The Torre Matilde and the Marina of Lucca. Date: 1905

Background imageSeated Collection: Thessaloniki - Preparing the Aperitif Mastic and Mezza

Thessaloniki - Preparing the Aperitif Mastic and Mezza. In medieval times, mastic was highly valued by sultans harems as a breath freshener and a tooth whitener

Background imageSeated Collection: Group of Tuskegee Airmen playing cards in the officers club at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy

Group of Tuskegee Airmen playing cards in the officers club at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy
WWII: TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, 1945. Group of Tuskegee Airmen playing cards in the officers club at Ramitelli Airfield, Italy. Photograph by Toni Frissell, March 1945

Background imageSeated Collection: Franz Joseph I (1830-1916), Emperor of Austria, seated centre, at the marriage of Archduke Charles

Franz Joseph I (1830-1916), Emperor of Austria, seated centre, at the marriage of Archduke Charles (later Charles I) to Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma at Schwarzau Castle, 21 November 1911

Background imageSeated Collection: Seated woman turning to the right. Drawing in black and red chalk. Jean-Antoine Watteau

Seated woman turning to the right. Drawing in black and red chalk. Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) French painter

Background imageSeated Collection: 35th President of the United States. Photographed c1960

35th President of the United States. Photographed c1960
JOHN F. KENNEDY (1917-1963). 35th President of the United States. Photographed c1960

Background imageSeated Collection: PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her Poems, London

PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her Poems, London, 1773
PHILLIS WHEATLEY (1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her " Poems, " London, 1773

Background imageSeated Collection: A man or monk seated, facing front, sleeping or meditating

A man or monk seated, facing front, sleeping or meditating. Date between 1800 and 1850

Background imageSeated Collection: Lady at dressing table - WWI postcard by George Ranstead

Lady at dressing table - WWI postcard by George Ranstead
Lovely, decorative illustration by amateur, soldier artist of the Great War, George Ranstead, depicting a lady at her dressing table. circa 1916

Background imageSeated Collection: Womans shoulder

Womans shoulder and torso. Side view of a seated woman showing her shoulder, upper torso, and her legs drawn up to her chest

Background imageSeated Collection: ATLANTIC CITY: WOMEN. Four New York bathing beauties at the carnival in Atlantic City, New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY: WOMEN. Four New York bathing beauties at the carnival in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photograph, c1922

Background imageSeated Collection: Dogs, Cairn and Wire Terrier, Dawson

Dogs, Cairn and Wire Terrier, Dawson
A Cairn and Wire Fox Terrier, seated

Background imageSeated Collection: Girl in Ballet shoes

Girl in Ballet shoes
A young girl seated on a small mat, wearing her ballet shoes and wearing her hair in bunches. Pencil sketch by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageSeated Collection: Mongolian Traders in China with camels

Mongolian Traders in China with camels
Mongolian Traders in China with their delightful camels and tent. A stop at the city gates at the end of a long trading journey

Background imageSeated Collection: Russians take tea

Russians take tea
A russian family scene - the group (mostly women), seated around a table on benches, listen to a man playing an accordion as they take tea from a large samovar

Background imageSeated Collection: Tunisia - Arab School

Tunisia - Arab School
An Arab School in Tunisia. All of the students have removed their shoes and sit either side of their teacher with their writing tablets

Background imageSeated Collection: Tourist in sea cayak, Silk Caye, Belize, Central America

Tourist in sea cayak, Silk Caye, Belize, Central America

Background imageSeated Collection: Fisherman knotting a fishing net, Marsaxlokk, Malta, Mediterranean, Europe

Fisherman knotting a fishing net, Marsaxlokk, Malta, Mediterranean, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: The Royal Horse Artillary in Hyde Park, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Royal Horse Artillary in Hyde Park, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Two girls on beach at dusk, camel waiting, Ganpatipule, Karnataka, India, Asia

Two girls on beach at dusk, camel waiting, Ganpatipule, Karnataka, India, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Porta Uzeda at dusk, Catania, Sicily, Italy, Europe

Porta Uzeda at dusk, Catania, Sicily, Italy, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Women in conical hats at the fish market by the Thu

Women in conical hats at the fish market by the Thu Bon River in Hoi An, south of Danang, Vietnam, Indochina, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Street market

Street market, Danang, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Statue of the Buddha

Statue of the Buddha, Wat Pho (Wat Po) (Wat Phra Chetuphon), Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Market traders in boats selling flowers and fruit

Market traders in boats selling flowers and fruit, Damnoen Saduak floating market, Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Market trader in boat selling flowers and fruit

Market trader in boat selling flowers and fruit, Damnoen Saduak floating market, Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageSeated Collection: Young rabbit

Young rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculas, Isle of May, Firth of Forth, Scotland

Background imageSeated Collection: Female eider duck on nest

Female eider duck on nest, Somateria mollissima, Isle of May, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSeated Collection: Alexander Gardens

Alexander Gardens, Moscow, Russia

Background imageSeated Collection: Male leopard

Male leopard, Panthera pardus, in captivity, Namibia, Africa

Background imageSeated Collection: Durbar Square at dawn with Garuda statue on column

Durbar Square at dawn with Garuda statue on column facing Krishna Mandir temple built in 1637 in Indian style, with twin roofed pagoda style Jagannarayan temple behind, Patan, Kathmandu Valley




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"Seated: A Captivating Collection of Moments" In the enchanting world of art, Gypsy Splendour by Laura Knight transports us to a vibrant scene where dancers are gracefully seated, their movements frozen in time. Meanwhile, Charles Dickens Dream, an unfinished masterpiece by Robert William Buss, invites us into the imaginative realm of one of England's greatest novelists. From the silver screen comes Laurel and Hardy, their comedic genius captured even when they are simply seated. In John William Waterhouse's I am half sick of shadows, we witness a contemplative moment as a woman sits amidst ethereal surroundings. History unfolds before our eyes with the powerful image of Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc committing self-immolation in protest against injustice. Malcolm Browne's photograph captures his stoic determination while seated at an intersection in Saigon. George Orwell takes center stage as he broadcasts over the BBC during World War II - his words resonating from his seat behind a microphone. And who could forget Eleanor Rigby immortalized in Tommy Steele's statue inspired by The Beatles' haunting song? Roy Rogers epitomizes American cowboy culture as he is photographed alongside his loyal horse Trigger - both comfortably seated together. Rosa Parks makes her indelible mark on civil rights history by defiantly occupying a bus seat reserved for whites only. Traveling back centuries to Lalibela's St. Marys Church frescoes, we marvel at early 12th-century artwork depicting religious figures serenely seated amid intricate designs. Stanhope A Forbes' Christmas Eve painting evokes nostalgia and warmth as families gather around tables adorned with festive decorations. Finally, J. C Leyendecker's Arrow Shirt Collar ad from 1914 showcases elegance and sophistication through its depiction of a well-dressed gentleman confidently seated while wearing this fashionable accessory. Each image tells its own story - capturing moments that range from profound to whimsical; reminding us that sometimes it is in the act of being seated that we find the most captivating narratives.