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1737 Collection

Background image1737 Collection: Model of HMS Victory of 1737

Model of HMS Victory of 1737
Model of HMS Victory, as displayed in the South Kensington Museum, 1865. HMS Victory, launched in 1737, was a three-decker first-rate warship of 100 guns

Background image1737 Collection: Clock Mechanism, 1737

Clock Mechanism, 1737
A diagram of the inner workings of a clock

Background image1737 Collection: Thomas Paine (Romney)

Thomas Paine (Romney)
THOMAS PAINE Radical political writer and freethinker

Background image1737 Collection: Richard Rodney Bligh

Richard Rodney Bligh
Sir RICHARD RODNEY BLIGH Naval commander during the Napoleonic Wars, Admiral of the Blue Squadron. Date: 1737 - 1821

Background image1737 Collection: Criminal, Thomas Carr

Criminal, Thomas Carr
THOMAS CARR Clerk of respectable family gone to the dogs. Crimes included theft with violence & using his legal expertise to assist criminals

Background image1737 Collection: Aa Parmentier / P Journal

Aa Parmentier / P Journal
ANTOINE-AUGUSTIN PARMENTIER Centenary celebration of the man who introduced the potato to France

Background image1737 Collection: Richard Watson - 1

Richard Watson - 1
RICHARD WATSON churchman, bishop of Llandaff Date: 1737 - 1816

Background image1737 Collection: Stradivarius / Postcard

Stradivarius / Postcard
ANTONIUS STRADIVARIUS or ANTONIO STRADIVARI Italian violin maker of Cremona; he also made other stringed instruments

Background image1737 Collection: DEATH, VENEZUELA CACIQUE

DEATH, VENEZUELA CACIQUE
Venezuelans mourn the death of a cacique (chief) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Japan Soul Festival Religion 1737 Souls Japanese

Japan Soul Festival Religion 1737 Souls Japanese
japan, soul, festival, religion, 1737, souls, japanese, evening, march, cities, meet, dead, offer, victuals, history, historical, 10181524

Background image1737 Collection: ENGLISH FUNERAL PICART

ENGLISH FUNERAL PICART
Part of the custom of death in England in the Georgian period. The corpse dressed in a shroud & laid-out in a body- shaped coffin. Mourners take sprigs of Rosemary. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: JEWISH FUNERAL

JEWISH FUNERAL
EUROPEAN JEWS bury their dead, those who attend the funeral throw mould upon the corpse (probably at Amsterdam) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Sacrifice Guinea Customs Human 1737 King Dies

Sacrifice Guinea Customs Human 1737 King Dies
sacrifice, guinea, customs, human, 1737, king, dies, buried, surrounded, heads, who, served, life, may, continue, serve, death, history, historical, 10063745

Background image1737 Collection: DEAD INTERROGATED

DEAD INTERROGATED
The relatives of a dead man question him as to why he left the world... Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: FLORIDA WIDOWS, HAIR

FLORIDA WIDOWS, HAIR
Widows of Florida scatter their hair on the graves of their dead husbands Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: FLORIDA WIDOWS ASK AID

FLORIDA WIDOWS ASK AID
Women of FLORIDA who having lost their HUSBANDS in the WARS implore the Assistance of the KING - in the background, hermaphrodites attend the sick and bury the dead 1737

Background image1737 Collection: NATIVE CANADIAN FUNERAL

NATIVE CANADIAN FUNERAL
Publick Rejoicings of ye Natives of Canada whilst their DEAD are carried to the GRAVE Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: FLORIDA WIDOWS MOURN

FLORIDA WIDOWS MOURN
Widows of Florida scatter their hair on the graves of their dead husbands Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: VENEZUELA SKELETONS

VENEZUELA SKELETONS
Among the peoples of the Oronoko region, the custom is to expose the dead till they are reduced to skeletons, which are then hung in a sacred building Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: PERU FUNERAL HONOURS

PERU FUNERAL HONOURS
The body of a dead Peruvian noble is honoured, then he is buried with his womenfolk (still alive) for company Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: DRINKING ASHES OF DEAD

DRINKING ASHES OF DEAD
Venezuelans drink the ashes of a dead cacique (chief) after his body has been cremated (so that they may absorb his strength and wisdom) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: DEATH, VENEZUELA CACIQUE

DEATH, VENEZUELA CACIQUE
Venezuelans drink the ashes of a dead cacique (chief) after his body has been cremated (so that they may absorb his strength and wisdom) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: PARSEE FUNERAL, INDIA

PARSEE FUNERAL, INDIA
The FUNERALS of the PARSIES (followers of Zoroaster) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: LYING IN STATE, ENGLAND

LYING IN STATE, ENGLAND
A dead person's shrouded corpse lies open for all to see, while servants offer food and drink to sustain the grieving mourners Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: JEWISH AKAFOTH CUSTOM

JEWISH AKAFOTH CUSTOM
the AKAFOTH - Jewish ritual, during which the mourners process seven times round the coffin of the dead person, chanting as they go Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Descendants of Aaron giving the benediction to the people

Descendants of Aaron giving the benediction to the people
This Priestly Blessing or priestly benediction, also referred to in rabbinic literature as Dukhanen, is a Hebrew prayer recited by Kohanim, (Hebrew Priests, descendants of Aaron)

Background image1737 Collection: Nuptial Ceremony of Portuguese Jews

Nuptial Ceremony of Portuguese Jews
This engraving depicts a wedding of Portuguese Jews. Jewish weddings have various laws and traditions. Some common features of these weddings include a marriage contract known as a ketubah

Background image1737 Collection: The Spouses of the Law Conducted Home

The Spouses of the Law Conducted Home
Depiction of the Spouses of the Law conducted home Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Pagoda of Canon (Kannon)

Pagoda of Canon (Kannon)
Pagoda dedicated to the deity Canon (Kwannon, Kannon, Quannon) More commonly refereed to as Kannon, this Buddhist deity personifies compassion and is known as the Goddess of Mercy

Background image1737 Collection: Xaca, Japanese Deity

Xaca, Japanese Deity
Japanese deity Xaca Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Darma and Chaplets

Darma and Chaplets
Engraving of Darma, a saint of Japan, accompanied by engravings of chaplets, known as malas in Buddhism, which are said to represent humanitys mortal desires

Background image1737 Collection: Xantai, Japanese Deity

Xantai, Japanese Deity
Japanese deity, Xantai Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Idol of Canon

Idol of Canon
Canon idol (also referred to as kannon, kwannon) Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Pagoda of Toranga

Pagoda of Toranga
The Pagoda of Toranga which contains a statue of the deity Toranga in Japan Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Canon, Japanese deity

Canon, Japanese deity
Engraving of Canon, a God of Japan located in the Pagoda of Canon. Canon also known as (Kannon, Kwannon, Quannon) personifies compassion and is one of the most widely worshipped deities in Asia

Background image1737 Collection: Amida, Japan

Amida, Japan
Amida (also known as Amitabha and Amitayus) is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Amida is the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism (Mahayana Buddhism)

Background image1737 Collection: Japanese Buddhist Deities Tiedebaik and Amida

Japanese Buddhist Deities Tiedebaik and Amida
Japanese idols Tiedebaik and Amida. Amida is a Buddha who rules over paradise, enjoying endless and infinite bliss. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Giant Buddha Statue - Daibutsu, Japan

Giant Buddha Statue - Daibutsu, Japan in a temple. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Buddhist Daibutsu Pagoda, Japan

Buddhist Daibutsu Pagoda, Japan
Buddhist Daibutsu (Giant Buddha) Pagoda, Japan Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Lutheran wedding in Holland

Lutheran wedding in Holland
A Lutheran wedding in Holland. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: INDIAN BURIAL ALIVE

INDIAN BURIAL ALIVE
An Indian widow is buried alive beside her husband Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: A Persian gentleman Date: 1737

A Persian gentleman Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Amida, Japan

Amida, Japan
Amida (also known as Amitabha and Amitayus) is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Amida is the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism (Mahayana Buddhism)

Background image1737 Collection: FLORIDA WIDOWS 1737

FLORIDA WIDOWS 1737
Women of FLORIDA who having lost their HUSBANDS in the WARS implore the Assistance of the KING Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: RELIGION / CONFESSION

RELIGION / CONFESSION
Pious French Catholics queue to confess their sins to a popular priest; an elegant gentleman reads a pious text on bended knee, a beggar begs Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: MARRIAGE / WEDDING / 1737

MARRIAGE / WEDDING / 1737
A catholic wedding in France. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: Strolling beggars in China knocking their heads together

Strolling beggars in China knocking their heads together and on a stone in order to extort alms. Date: 1737

Background image1737 Collection: St Bartholomew-the-Great

St Bartholomew-the-Great
Engaving depicting St Bartholomew-the-Great in 1737. The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, is a medieval church in Smithfield within the City of London



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