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The grand Door of Barfreston Church in Kent. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

On some of these arches is commonly over the key-stone represented God the Father, or our Saviour surrounded with angels; and below a melange of foliage, animals, often ludicrous, and sometimes even i [...]

Keywords: entrances, norman architecture, churches, greyscale

Places shown: Barfreston; Kent; England

Added: 2008-04-23

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Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent Old English Country Cottages (1906)

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Keywords: cottages, flowers, gardens, houses, colour

Places shown: Cranbrook; Kent; England

Added: 2004-07-29

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Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent Old English Country Cottages (1906)

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Cropped version suitable for screen background, lightened

Keywords: cottages, flowers, gardens, houses, colour, wallpaper, backgrounds

Places shown: Cranbrook; Kent; England

Added: 2004-07-31

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Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent Old English Country Cottages (1906)

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Cropped version suitable for screen background

Keywords: cottages, flowers, gardens, houses, colour, wallpaper, backgrounds

Places shown: Cranbrook; Kent; England

Added: 2004-07-29

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Hollingbourne, Kent Old English Country Cottages (1906)

A half-timbered cottage in Kent. The steep tiled roof was probably once thatched. From a water-colour drawing by Mrs. Allingham, R.W.S. The image is also marked “by permission of Mrs. Lionel Beddingt [...]

Keywords: cottages, flowers, moss, rooves, gardens, houses, colour, people, birds, colour, christmas

Places shown: Hollingbourne; Kent; England

Added: 2004-07-31

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Plate II. Canterbury Cathedral. South West View. The Cathedral Churches of England (1925)

Canterbury Cathedral Church, pictured here under a rather dramatic and gloomy sky, burned down in 1174, and was rebuilt as shown here; the building work was finished in the year 1184.

Keywords: cathedrals, churches, towers, gothic, gothic architecture, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, colour

Places shown: Canterbury; Kent; England

Added: 2010-05-22

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Rumwood Court [screen background version] Art in England During the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods (1908)

A version of Rumwood Court scaled and cropped to make it suitable for use as a screen background or ‘desktop wallpaper’.

Keywords: colour, backgrounds, houses, flowers, gardens, manors, wallpaper

Places shown: Rumwood Court; Langley; Kent; England

Added: 2005-02-07

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Rumwood Court Art in England During the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods (1908)

Rumwood Court, Langley, Kent, from a water-colour drawing by E. Arthur Rowe [1863-1922]. Today, Rumwood Court is a Grade II listed building; this Elizabethan manor could be yours, since it’s for sale. [...]

Keywords: colour, houses, flowers, gardens, manors

Places shown: Rumwood Court; Langley; Kent; England

Added: 2005-02-07

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36.—Kit’s Coty House near Aylesford, Kent Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Kit’s Coty House is a neolithic chambered tomb. It is mentioned in Pepys’ diary, but has suffered damage since this plate was made. “We shall have presently to speak of the singular erection near Maid [...]

Keywords: tombs, druids, ruins, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Maidstone; Kent; England

Added: 2005-09-27

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37.—Kit’s Coty House. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Sheep graze by the neolithic burial tomb while two shepherds wait. “The high road from Rochester to Maidstone presents several of those rich and varied prospects which so often in England compensate t [...]

Keywords: druids, megaliths, tombs, people, sheep, animals, backgrounds, wallpaper, greyscale

Places shown: Maidstone; Kent; England

Added: 2005-10-01

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38.—King’s Coty House Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Another picture of King’s Coty’s House; compare Fig. 37. There is also a picture of this in Francis Grose’s Antiquities. “Antiquaries have puzzled themselves about the name of this Kentish monument. [...]

Keywords: druids, tombs, ruins, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Maidstone; Kent; England

Added: 2005-10-02

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Reconstructed Interior of Fourteenth-century Hall (Penshurst, Kent). Life and Work of the People of England: The Fourteenth Century (1929)

The lord and lady are dining on the daïs, the retainers grouped round the hearth. Notice the dog and the jester. From a model of the Great Hall at Penshurst. Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts, New York [...]

Keywords: interiors, windows, halls, manors, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, colour

Places shown: Penshurst; Kent; England

Added: 2005-07-08

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87.—Country near Dover. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“In the latter part of the summer of the year 55 B. C. (Halley, the astronomer, has gone far to prove that the exact day was the 26th of August), a Roman fleet crossed the Channel, bearing the infantr [...]

Keywords: views, hills, sheep, greyscale

Places shown: Dover; Kent; England

Added: 2008-09-15

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88.—Dover Cliffs. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The white cliffs of dover, complete with fishing boats. The plate is signed “SIBLY” but that could be the original artist or the engraver (or both). “In the latter part of the summer of the year 55 B [...]

Keywords: cliffs, water, boats, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Dover; Kent; England

Added: 2008-09-17

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89. Roman Lighthouse, Church and Trenches in Dover Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

In that curious record, in old French, of the foundation of the Castle of Dover, which we find in Dugdale’s ‘Monasticon,’ we are told that when Arviragus reigned in Britain, he refused to be subject t [...]

Keywords: lighthouses, castles, ruins, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Dover; Kent; England

Added: 2010-09-08

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90.—Dover Cliffs. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The white cliffs of dover, complete with fishing boats in a storm, and with a barrel floating on a wave. “In the latter part of the summer of the year 55 B. C. (Halley, the astronomer, has gone far to [...]

Keywords: cliffs, water, boats, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Dover; Kent; England

Added: 2011-03-13

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91.—Roman Church in Dover Castle Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Close by the pharos are the ruins of an ancient church (Fig. 89). This church, which was in the form of a cross, was unquestionably constructed of Roman materials, if it was not of Roman work. The til [...]

Keywords: ruins, churches, roman remains, greyscale

Places shown: Dover; Kent; England

Added: 2010-09-09

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98.—Plan of Richborough. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A (rather minimal) plan of Richborough castle, an ancient Roman fort on the south-east coast of England, dating to maybe A.D. 43. There is also an amphitheatre at the site. Richborough was the first [...]

Keywords: plans, castles, ruins, roman remains, greyscale

Places shown: Richborough; Kent; England

Added: 2010-11-17

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99.—Richborough. General View, from the East. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Giant and ancient ruined stone walls on a sharp rise dwarf a small cottage. It is not a lofty castle of the middle ages, such as we sometimes look upon, with tower and bastion crumbling into picturesq [...]

Keywords: roman remains, walls, ruins, forts, houses, greyscale

Places shown: Richborough; Kent; England

Added: 2012-05-22

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100.—North Wall of Richborough. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A man hunts with rifle and dog beside the overgrown Roman walls of Richborough in Southern England. See Fig. 99 for the extract from the book.

Keywords: roman remains, walls, ruins, forts, people, dogs, hunting, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Richborough; Kent; England

Added: 2012-06-12

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