Up into the Arctic and down to the Antarctic with English watercolorist Charles Hamilton Smith who was also a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Artillery. Living from 1776 to 1859, he painted what he saw as he traveled around the world during his military career.

“Spitzbergen, Bearing South,” from the collection of 75 watercolors entitled “Views of Polar Regions”. 19th c. English. Watercolor and graphite. Collections of the Yale Center for British Arts, New Haven. Image © Yale Center for British Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://wanderingvertexes.blogspot.com/2021/08/newtontoppen-spitzbergen-by-charles.html
“Remarkable Iceberg seen in July, 1818.” ca. 1818. English. Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured wove paper. Collections of the Collections of the Yale Center for British Arts, New Haven. Image © Yale Center for British Arts, Paul Mellon Collection. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/remarkable-iceberg-charles-hamilton-smith-1776%E2%80%931859-belgian/kwFvKsdBrhN6Xw
“Victoria lands, South Polar Regions: Mont Erebus, Ross Island, Antarctica,” from the collection of 75 watercolors entitled “Views of Polar Regions”. 19th c. English. Watercolor and graphite. Collections of the Yale Center for British Arts, New Haven. Image © Yale Center for British Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://wanderingvertexes.blogspot.com/2019/10/erebus-seen-by-charles-hamilton-smith.html
“Mount Sabine, Victoria Land,  Antarctica, discovered in 1841,” from the collection of 75 watercolors entitled “Views of Polar Regions”. ca. 1841. English. Watercolor. Collections of the Yale Center for British Arts, New Haven. Image © Yale Center for British Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://wanderingvertexes.blogspot.com/2019/11/mount-sabine-by-charles-hamilton-smith.html

Aquatints (watercolors) of bed treatments but not any old bed treatments. No, these are by watercolorist J. Barlow after designs by Thomas Sheraton. Done between 1803 and 1807. British. Taken from a current Dreweatts’s auction catalogue.

Bedcoverings in blue with black netted fringe trim. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in red and gold. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in pale blue and pink. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in red and green. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in blue and pinkish red. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in blue and dark green with netted fringe trim. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in blue and red with a blue canopy. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in blue, dark green and pink with gilded birds, probably eagles. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b
Bedcoverings in various colors shown with a bed in gilded wood and matching set of bed stairs. 1803-1807. British. Aquatint. J. Barlow after Thomas Sheraton. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7875/drewea1-10237/lot-details/396eb6e1-020e-4abb-b597-ad4f00711f3b

Paintings of horses and hunting dogs. James Seymour, English artist. Living from 1702 to 1752, he is widely recognized for his equestrian art. Son of an amateur artist and art dealer.

“Lord Portmore’s ‘Snap’, a saddled chestnut hunter held by a groom, with a setter in a landscape.” 1743. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “J. Seymour/1743/Snap” on the lower left. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-james-seymour-1702-1752-lord-portmores-snap-a-6328976/?from=salesummary&intObjectID=6328976&lid=1&ldp_breadcrumb=back
“Huntsmen and their Hounds.” 1750. English. Oil on canvas. Signed with the initials “J.S.” and dated 1750 on the bottom left. Image source: Bonhams. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Huntsmen_and_their_hounds_by_James_Seymour_1750.png
“Sir Roger Burgoyne Riding ‘Badger’. 1740. English. Oil on canvas. Inscribed, in the artist’s hand in brown paint on the lower left “Sir Roger Burgoyne.” Dated 1740 in brown paint on the lower left, perhaps in a later hand. Collections of the Yale Institute for British Art, New Haven. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Seymour_-Sir_Roger_Burgoyne_Riding%27Badger%27_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

Fairies frolicking and just plain living way out in the Engliah countryside but letting us peek. Victorian. John Anster Fitzgerald, artist (1819-1906).

"The Captive Robin."1864.
“The Captive Robin.”1864. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://curiator.com/art/john-anster-christian-fitzgerald/the-captive-robin

"The Fairy's Funeral." Late 19th-early 20th c.
“The Fairy’s Funeral.” Late 19th-early 20th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/sofi01/4918092868

"The Fairies Banquet." 1859.
“The Fairies Banquet.” 1859. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-fairies-banquet-john-anster-fitzgerald.html

Vases and other delights in cloisonné enamel by English firm Elkington & Company. Made a lot of silverplate too but I like these best. 1870’s.

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel on gilt metal. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O77665/vase-elkington-co/

Pair of vases with birds. Undated.
Pair of vases with birds. Model #312. Undated. Cloisonné enamel. Albert Auguste Adolphe Wilms, designer for Elkington. Image © 2019 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/woolley-wallis/a-pair-of-elkington-cloisonne-enamel-vases-by-albert-auguste-adolphe-wilms-model-no-312-tapering-c-321152

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel gilt brass. Image © 2019 Sothebys. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/the-art-of-the-table-n09614/lot.257.html

Twentieth century people having so much fun outdoors you wish you could be there too. English. Alfred James Munnings, painter. Painted a lot of horses too.

"Tagg's Island." 1920.
“Tagg’s Island.” 1920. © the estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, Dedham, Essex. Photo credit: The Munnings Art Museum. Fair use license. via Art UK and https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2016/02/alfred-james-munnings-1878-1959-taggs.html

"Ascot." 1933.
“Ascot.” 1933. Image Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/ascot-sir-alfred-munnings.html?product=greeting-card

"Portrait of Miss Patricia Grace on a Pony." 1922.
“Portrait of Miss Patricia Grace on a Pony.” 1922. Private collection. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Munnings-Portrait-Patricia-Collection-Reproduction/dp/B07GCCDRTN

Victorian children playing games and having fun. Must be winter for all of these are indoors. Harry Brooker, artist (1848-1940).

"Skittles." Undated.
“Skittles.” Undated. Collection of the Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Calderdale. Photo credit: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council. Image © Art UK. Fair use license. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/skittles-21314

"Afternoon Tea." Undated.
“Afternoon Tea.” Undated. Collection of the Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Calderdale. Photo credit: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council. Image © Art UK. Fair use license. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/afternoon-tea-21567

"The Archers." 1894.
“The Archers.” 1894. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.artrenewal.org/Artwork/Index/7088

Paintings of people getting out and hopefully having fun. By English artist Simeon Solomon. Living from 1840 to 1905 he was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite school.

"The Painter's Pleasance." 1861.
“The Painter’s Pleasance.” 1861. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/05/simeon-solomon-1840-1905-painters.html

"Three priests." 1865.
“Three priests.” 1865. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.amoeba.com/blog/2012/10/eric-s-blog/happy-birthday-simeon-solomon.html

"In the Coliseum A.D.XC." 1865.
“In the Coliseum A.D.XC.” 1865. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/08/simeon-solomon-1840-1905-in-coliseum.html

Watercolors with bridges by English artist Joseph Girtin. Living from 1775 to 1802 he was a friend of J. M. W. Turner.

"The River Tweed near Kelso." 1800.
“The River Tweed near Kelso.” 1800. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/girtin-the-river-tweed-near-kelso-n04360

"Morpeth Bridge." 1802.
“Morpeth Bridge.” 1802. Collection of the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle on Tyne. Fair use license. via https://mydailyartdisplay.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/morpeth-bridge-by-thomas-girtin/

"Sandsend, Yorkshire." 1802.
“Sandsend, Yorkshire.” 1802. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. Fair use license. via https://eclecticlight.co/2016/04/17/brief-candles-thomas-girtin-part-2/

"The White House at Chelsea." 1800.
“The White House at Chelsea.” 1800. Collection of the Tate Gallery. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/girtin-the-white-house-at-chelsea-n04728

Floors that sing spring or the last gasp of summer depending on where you are. Making little girls want to twirl their skirts once if not twice.Fabulous plates from a 1907 Minton Tile/Minton Hollis and Company catalog.

"Ceramic mosaic pavements." Plate 83. Page 75.
“Ceramic mosaic pavements.” Plate 83. Page 75. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n75

"Tiles for Flower Boxes." Plate 74. Page 46.
“Tiles for Flower Boxes.” Plate 74. Page 46. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n45

"Suggestions for dado tiling." Plate 77. Page 51.
“Suggestions for dado tiling.” Plate 77. Page 51. Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n51

"Tile paving at Saint Alban's Abbey, done by Minton Hollis & Company for Sir Gilbert Scott."
“Tile paving at Saint Alban’s Abbey, done by Minton Hollis & Company for Sir Gilbert Scott.” Savage Lithography, Burslem, England, lithographers. Collection of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. Via https://archive.org/details/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/page/n65