Baden-Powell Photo Gallery:
Home & Family , 1900-1941
 
Portrait of Sir Robert Baden-Powell
Painted by Benjamin Eggleston

The Baden-Powell family upon B-P's return from South Africa, 1902.
Pax Hill,ever-open home of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell
Baden-Powell and his family at their home, Pax Hill, in Bentley, Hampshire, England
Baden-Powell on the balcony at Pax Hill
Baden-Powell and his son Peter by the fireside at their home, Pax Hill.
B-P and family at Pax Hill, 1923
B-P and family at Pax Hill
Baden-Powell painting at Pax Hill. B-P's drawings, paintings and illustrations are an important part of his autobiographical and historical legacy. They illuminate all of his writings and often add both information and humor.
Baden-Powell chats with a Scout at the front door of Pax Hill.
Baden-Powell and Olave await a Papal Audience at the Vatican, 1933.
Baden-Powell and Olave, the Chief Scout and the Chief Guide, 1929
Baden-Powell in his study at Pax Hill, 1935
Baden-Powell with his dogs at Pax Hill, 1935
B-P bids farewell on his departure for Kenya, 1940

ABOUT THIS COLLECTION

I have been collecting photographs of B-P, as well as copies of his own writings, drawings, and paintings for about 15 years. Many of the originals come directly from editions of Baden-Powell's writings, or from the archives of the British Scout Association (U.K.) and the Boy Scouts of America. The photos and drawings presented in this gallery have been collected from a wide variety of sources. Many of them appear in several different works (such as several well-known photo of B-P at Brownsea Island). Key sources include: Works of Sir Robert Baden-Powell; William Hillcourt (Green Bar Bill) with Baden-Powell-The Two Lives of a Hero, Olave Baden-Powell 1964 & 1994; John S. Wilson, Scouting Around the World, 1959; Russell Freedman, Scouting with Baden-Powell, New York, 1967; Laszlo Nagy, 250 Million Scouts, Chicago, 1985; Robert W. Peterson, The Boy Scouts-An American Adventure, New York, 1984; Tim Jeal, The Boy-Man-The Life of Lord Baden-Powell, New York, 1989; Michael Rosenthal, The Character Factory, New York, 1988; Heather Baden-Powell, Baden-Powell: A Family Album, 1986; E.E.Reynolds, Baden-Powell, London, 1942; Eileen K.Wade, 27 Years with Baden-Powell, London, 1957; Eileen K.Wade, The Piper of Pax, 1924; Frederick Russell Burnham, Scouting on Two Continents, 1926; Frederick Russell Burnham, Taking Chances, 1924; C. R. B. Barrett, History of the XIII Hussars, London, 1910; Winston S. Churchill, Great Contemporaries, 1939. The Gallery also includes several video captures from the video documentary, Scouts! The Rise of the World Scout Movement, Michael Murphy, producer, Churchill Films, 1986. The film includes archival footage and stills from the collections of the British Scout Association, the Boy Scouts of America, the Scouts of Canada, the British Film Institute, the National Film Archive, Washington, D.C., the Library of Congress Film Archives, EMI Pathe, British Movietone, Visnews, the Bettmann Archive, the Mansell Collection, the National Army Museum and the Imperial War Museum. The photograph of B-P with James E. West is courtesy of Rev. Michael Bruce Johnson and is from the Archives of the Chief Seattle Council, BSA, Seattle, Washington. The Frank Donohoe Collection is courtesy of Kevin Snair of Toronto, Canada.


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