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Step Collection

"Taking a daring step towards the summit: Mallory and Irvine at the Second Step, Everest, 1924

Background imageStep Collection: Lady Outside Gucci Shop

Lady Outside Gucci Shop
A smartly-dressed lady in turban, pearls and gloves, leaves the Gucci shop in Bond Street to step into her waiting Rolls Royce parked outside

Background imageStep Collection: Mallory and Irvine at the Second Step, Everest, 1924

Mallory and Irvine at the Second Step, Everest, 1924
Illustration showing an artists impression of George Leigh Mallory (top) and Andrew Irvine climbing up the Second Step on Everest, 1924

Background imageStep Collection: Oliver Twist meeting the Artful dodger

Oliver Twist meeting the Artful dodger in the streets Date: First published: 1836-37

Background imageStep Collection: Staircase of the tower of Arnolfo in Palazzo Vecchio and view of the Cathedral, Florence

Staircase of the tower of Arnolfo in Palazzo Vecchio and view of the Cathedral, Florence Florence. Date of Photograph:1900 ca

Background imageStep Collection: Durdle Door beach and cliffs, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Durdle Door beach and cliffs, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: The Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Background imageStep Collection: Horse-drawn gypsy caravan

Horse-drawn gypsy caravan, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Munster, Eire (Ireland), Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Cave of Plato, Jan Saenredam, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, 1604

Cave of Plato, Jan Saenredam, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, 1604

Background imageStep Collection: Remembering Cartier Bresson

Remembering Cartier Bresson
Jose C. Lobato

Background imageStep Collection: Dropping the Pilot, 1890. Artist: John Tenniel

Dropping the Pilot, 1890. Artist: John Tenniel
Dropping the Pilot, 1890. Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) Prussian/German statesman, resigned as Chancellor, together with his son the German foreign minister

Background imageStep Collection: Gypsy caravan and trap

Gypsy caravan and trap in a wood clearing. Pen & ink with watercolour wash sketch by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageStep Collection: Photographer at the top of the spiral stairs inside the towers of Initiation Well

Photographer at the top of the spiral stairs inside the towers of Initiation Well at Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra, Portugal, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Penrose stairs, artwork

Penrose stairs, artwork
Penrose stairs, computer artwork. This is an impossible figure created by the physicist Roger Penrose and used by M C Escher in his illustration Ascending and Descending

Background imageStep Collection: George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924)

George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924)
Photographic portrait of George Leigh Mallory, the British climber who took part in three expeditions to Everest in the 1920 s, pictured in 1924

Background imageStep Collection: Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italian Lakes, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Sirmione, Lake Garda, Italian Lakes, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: View from Pyramid of the Moon of the Avenue of the

View from Pyramid of the Moon of the Avenue of the Dead and the Pyramid of the Sun in background, Teotihuacan, 150AD to 600AD and later used by the Aztecs, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Background imageStep Collection: Men Evening Dress 1893

Men Evening Dress 1893
Three variations of evening dress for 1893-4: dress tail coats with roll collar or step collar & a dress jacket. One man wears a black waistcoat & pumps the others wear white

Background imageStep Collection: Deserted alleyway with Israeli flag hanging from a window above an archway, Muslim Quarter

Deserted alleyway with Israeli flag hanging from a window above an archway, Muslim Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem, Middle East

Background imageStep Collection: Church of the Holy Trinity Episcopal churchs red door in Rittenhouse Square

Church of the Holy Trinity Episcopal churchs red door in Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Background imageStep Collection: Playfair Steps, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Playfair Steps, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Recruitment poster for the British Army

Recruitment poster for the British Army
Poster for the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, encouraging everyone to Step Into Your Place. A long line of people, soldiers and civilians, combine in their effort to win the war

Background imageStep Collection: Steps up to Whitby Church

Steps up to Whitby Church
The 199 steps leading up to Whitby Church, Yorkshire

Background imageStep Collection: Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Background imageStep Collection: Sheet Music Suffragettes Humorous One or Two Step

Sheet Music Suffragettes Humorous One or Two Step. Written by Montague Ewing, cover illustration by Reginald Rigby with suffragettes in the colours, one holding a hammer

Background imageStep Collection: Electricity substation

Electricity substation
Electricity distribution. View of transformers at an electrical substation. The substation takes electricity at the voltage of the distribution grid

Background imageStep Collection: Penrose stairs, artwork

Penrose stairs, artwork
Penrose stairs. Computer artwork of Einstein characters climbing a set of Penrose stairs. This is an impossible figure created by the physicist Roger Penrose

Background imageStep Collection: Flight of steps in the heart of the village Fornalutx near Soller, Mallorca

Flight of steps in the heart of the village Fornalutx near Soller, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Clog Dance / Toaduff

Clog Dance / Toaduff
CLOG DANCING / ENGLISH STEP DANCE An audience watch a demonstration by Jackie Toaduff, at the York Summer Festival

Background imageStep Collection: Chefchaouen, near the Rif Mountains, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Chefchaouen, near the Rif Mountains, Morocco, North Africa, Africa

Background imageStep Collection: Library of Congress, Washington D

Library of Congress, Washington D.C. (District of Columbia), United States of America, North America

Background imageStep Collection: Half Penny Bridge (Ha Penny Bridge) over Liffey River

Half Penny Bridge (Ha Penny Bridge) over Liffey River
Half Penny Bridge (HaPenny Bridge) over Liffey River, Dublin, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Eire), Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Basilica and famous staircases of Bom Jesus

Basilica and famous staircases of Bom Jesus, the Good Jesus, completed in 1837, in the city of Braga, in the Minho Region of Portugal, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Entrance to Nilkanthesvara / Udayeshvara Temple

Entrance to Nilkanthesvara / Udayeshvara Temple
Entrance to Nilkanthesvara/Udayeshvara Temple, 11th century, Udayapur, 100 kms NE of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh State, India

Background imageStep Collection: People on a dirt road, Terari Wenz region, Wollo Province, Ethiopia, Africa

People on a dirt road, Terari Wenz region, Wollo Province, Ethiopia, Africa

Background imageStep Collection: Racial / French Accordeon

Racial / French Accordeon
A typical French street or cafe musician playing the one-step for accordion

Background imageStep Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 4

Ascent Mont Blanc - 4
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC Reaching the summit: during this final stage, each step takes ten minutes Date: 1855

Background imageStep Collection: Narrow street filled with flowers and plants

Narrow street filled with flowers and plants, Salobrena, Andalucia (Andalusia), Spain, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: Gaudi achitecture

Gaudi achitecture, steps and walls, Gaudi Guell Park, Barcelona, Catalonia (Cataluna) (Catalunya), Spain, Europe

Background imageStep Collection: The Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock, Temple Mount, Old City, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageStep Collection: The Terrace Bridge, Central Park, 1901. Creator: Maurice Brazil Prendergast

The Terrace Bridge, Central Park, 1901. Creator: Maurice Brazil Prendergast
The Terrace Bridge, Central Park, 1901

Background imageStep Collection: Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer, pianist and conductor, Ivanovka, Russia, 1913

Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer, pianist and conductor, Ivanovka, Russia, 1913. Rachmaninov (1873-1943) with his daughter Irina and pet dog

Background imageStep Collection: Fitzgerald, a 10 week old black Pug puppy standing on a carpeted stairwell. (PR)

Fitzgerald, a 10 week old black Pug puppy standing on a carpeted stairwell. (PR)

Background imageStep Collection: Book cover, Wayside and Woodland Blossoms

Book cover, Wayside and Woodland Blossoms, A Pocket Guide to British Wild Flowers, by Edward Step FLS, with colour plates by Mabel E Step. Date: late 19th century

Background imageStep Collection: Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Creator: Unknown

Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Creator: Unknown
Submission of Henry IV. At Canossa, (1077), 1890. Henry IV (1050-1106) King German King and Holy Roman Emperor, after being excommunicated

Background imageStep Collection: Steps to Calvary, Pollenca, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

Steps to Calvary, Pollenca, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

Background imageStep Collection: Fall / Pekingese / 1953

Fall / Pekingese / 1953
CHAMPION YU-TONG, CHAMPION TONG-TUO and CHAMPION LIN-YU- TANG, all of Alderbourne, on a step ladder. Owned by Miss Ashton Cross

Background imageStep Collection: Yosemite chapel in winter, Yosemite National Park, California USA

Yosemite chapel in winter, Yosemite National Park, California USA

Background imageStep Collection: Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. Artist: David Roberts

Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. Artist: David Roberts
Interior of the Temple at Esna, Upper Egypt, 1838. A plate from Egypt and Nubia, engraved by Louis Haghe. Found in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London




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"Taking a daring step towards the summit: Mallory and Irvine at the Second Step, Everest, 1924. " "A chance encounter that changed his life forever: Oliver Twist meeting the Artful Dodger on the streets. " "Stepping into luxury with style: Lady outside Gucci shop exudes elegance and sophistication. " "Nature's masterpiece carved in stone: Durdle Door beach and cliffs, Dorset, England - a breathtaking step into beauty. " "Walking among giants of nature's creation: Exploring the awe-inspiring Giants Causeway one step at a time. " "Delving into ancient wisdom within Plato's Cave: Jan Saenredam & Cornelis van Haarlem take us on an intellectual journey through art. " "Dropping old ways for progress and change: John Tenniel captures the moment in 'Dropping the Pilot' (1890). " "The nomadic spirit captured in motion: Gypsy caravan and trap taking steps towards new horizons. " "A nostalgic stroll back in time with horse-drawn gypsy caravans - embracing tradition one step at a time. " "Inspired by Cartier Bresson's legacy of capturing decisive moments - stepping into photography greatness. " "Pioneering mountaineer who dared to conquer heights unknown: Remembering George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924). " "A serene escape to tranquility amidst Lake Garda's beauty in Sirmione, Italy - every step feels like paradise.