?Scene in Egypt Town', c1869. Watercolour and pencil. Henry Pilleau (1813-1899) English artist. Street scene with figures of men and veiled women, shop/stall in shade of tree, minaret in right background.
Fowler's System Of Steam Ploughing, 1873 1870's 19th Century Antique Old Print Victorian Illustration Agriculture Farming Implements Machine Agricultural Machinery Working Labour Fields Arable Traction Engine Pulled Industry Industrial
Horizontal Moon observed when the full Moon is close to the horizon and its shape is distorted by atmospheric refraction. From The Beauty of the Heavens by Charles F Blount (London, 1845). Coloured lithograph.
Visiting the Sick' James Gillray, July 1806. Charles James Fox in armchair, obviously ill (he died in September). Mrs Fitzherbert urges him to confess, Prince of Wales wipes away tears. Fox failed to achieve Catholic Emancipation. Britain
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens; Kensington Gardens; Peter Pan; J.M.Barrie; Arthur Rackham; illustrations; 1906; 1st edition; first edition; children's storybook; children's story; fairies; The Little White Bird; London; London parks; The Broad Walk; The Serpentine; The Baby Walk
?Pope Stephen II (III) in Paris asking Pepin the Short for help against the Lombards. Pepin or Pippin (714-768) King of the Franks from 751, father of Charlemagne. Nineteenth century Trade Card Chromolithograph?
AFGHANISTAN Oruzgan Province -- 28 Apr 2004 -- US Marine Corps Cpl Sean Field steps away from a house in the Oruzgan Province of Afghanistan. Field is assigned as a fire team leader with Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. The battalion is the ground combat element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit in Afghanistan conducting combat and civil military operations. USMC photo (Released) -- Picture by Robert Sturkie / Lightroom Photos / USMC
First Franco-Hova War 1883-1886: French avant-guarde making a reconnaissance. War ended with the Treaty of Tamatave, January 1886. France Colonisation Malagassy Madagascar Bugler Topee Rifle Chromolithograph Trade Card
Meeting of the General Board of Health, Gwydyr House, Whitehall, London. Figure seated on right is Edwin Chadwick (1800-1890) who agitated for a Sanitary Commission which came into effect in 1839. The Public Health Act of 1848 which established tghe General Board of Health was due largely to him. From The Illustrated London News, October 1849.
Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848-1922), amateur oceanographer. Established Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and Oceanographic Institute in Paris. Cartoon by 'Spy' (Leslie Ward - 1851-1922) for Vanity Fair London June 1900 showing him on deck of his yacht.
The 'Erebus' and the 'Terror' Among Icebergs. Sir John Franklin (1786-1847) British naval officer and arctic explorer commanded the 1845 expedition of the ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror' to search for the North West Passage. All members of the expedition perished. Chromoxylograph from The Polar World by G Hartwig (London, 1874).
aviation; aeroplane; airplane; aircraft; plane; scanned transparency; Lockheed S-3B Viking; c/n 394A-3021, VS-24; USN; United States Navy; USS John F. Kennedy; aircraft carrier; at Yeovilton; EGDY, S3B, S3, S-3
Britain; Education; Nineteenth century; 19th century
Ragged Schools: Brook Street Ragged and Industrial School, Hampstead Road, London. The classroom with a master at centre back and mistress middle left. From 'The Illustrated London News', London,17 December 1853.
Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778) French author, playwright, satirist, man of letters and central figure in the French Enlightenment. Pictured at the theatre presented with a laurel wreath. Coloured engraving.
German poster by the Association to Combat Bolshevism. 1919. Gigantic Russian man holding flaming torch, standing on the burning ruins of a city. Text: Germany's ideal future under the leadership of the Bolsheviks. Anti-Communist
Mammoth Hot Springs is the terraces. Heat, water, limestone, and rock fracture combine to create the terraces. Travertine is deposited as white rock, however the microorganisms and living bacteria create beautiful shades of oranges, pinks, yellows, greens, and browns. Yellowstone, USA, America
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens; Kensington Gardens; Peter Pan; J.M.Barrie; Arthur Rackham; illustrations; 1906; 1st edition; first edition; children's storybook; children's story; fairies; The Little White Bird; London; London parks; The Broad Walk; The Serpentine; The Baby Walk; old gentleman; Old Mr Salford was a crab-apple of an old gentleman, who wandered all day in the Gardens
1870's 19th Century Antique Old Print Victorian Illustration Industry Industrial Revolution Boiler Coal Fired Mechanical Heavy Machine Machinery Powered Smoke Engineering History Siemen's Regenerative Gas Furnaces 1878
Corn Laws were introduced in 1815 to protect the British farmer from foreign competition. The ensuing inflated price of wheat and subsequent high price of bread caused great hardship amongst the poor. Finally repealed in 1846.Illustration by Robert Seymour (1800-1836). Lithograph.
Fernando Francesco d'?valos, Marquess of Pescara, (1489 ? December 1525) was an Italian condottiero. General of the Spanish army, in the Italian Wars. At the Battle of Ravenna in 1512 he was taken prisoner by the French, but was released at the conclusion of the War of the League of Cambrai. He was the chief commander of the Habsburg armies in Italy during the Habsburg-Valois Wars.
Ore which has been broken up in a stamping mill being reduced further by passing through a grinding mill. The mill is driven by a water wheel, out of the picture to right, through axle, A. Told and tin ore were treated in this way. From De re metallica, by Agricola, pseudonym of Georg Bauer (Basle, 1556). Woodcut
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