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1789 Collection (#7)

Background image1789 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 30 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 30 - Edinburgh
Mr Robert Hadley (d. circa 1850), a stagecoach driver who holds a whip, passing Mr George Dunlop (d. 1789) who smokes a cigar as they pass on the streets of Edinburgh

Background image1789 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 39 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 39 - Edinburgh
Duncan McNeill, 1st Baron Colonsay (1793-1874) Scottish judge, passing John Learmonth (1789-1858) politician, coachbuilder and builder of the Dean Bridge at at personal cost of 30, 00"

Background image1789 Collection: Countess Blessington

Countess Blessington
The countess of Blessington at the opera

Background image1789 Collection: France Place Bastille

France Place Bastille
The Colonne de Juillet in the place de la Bastille commemorates the fall. of the Bastille in 1789

Background image1789 Collection: Portrait of M. Louis Daguerre

Portrait of M. Louis Daguerre
A portrait of Louis Jacques Maude Daguerre (1789-1851). The French artist was famed for inventing the Daguerretype in conjunction with Joseph Nicephore Niepce

Background image1789 Collection: French Revol. Clock 1790

French Revol. Clock 1790
A clock produced during the French Revolution, featuring a lower dial that divides the day into ten hours

Background image1789 Collection: Joseph Vernet (Guillem. )

Joseph Vernet (Guillem. )
JOSEPH VERNET French artist, depicted at his easel painting a marine landscape, his speciality

Background image1789 Collection: Abbe De L epee

Abbe De L epee
Abbe CHARLES MICHEL de l EPEE French philanthropist, inventor of an alphabet for the deaf-and-dumb. Date: 1712 - 1789

Background image1789 Collection: William Edwards, Engineer

William Edwards, Engineer
WILLIAM EDWARDS Engineer, specialising in bridges - the Taaffe Bridge is one of his achievements

Background image1789 Collection: KLAPROTH (1743 - 1817)

KLAPROTH (1743 - 1817)
MARTIN HEINRICH KLAPROTH German chemist. Discovered uranium in 1789. Spent his later years studying Asiatic languages

Background image1789 Collection: Frances Brooke

Frances Brooke
FRANCES BROOKE (nee Moore) novelist and dramatic author

Background image1789 Collection: Restoration Dressing Room

Restoration Dressing Room

Background image1789 Collection: Tennis Court Oath Sworn

Tennis Court Oath Sworn
SERMENT DU JEU DE PAUME Shut out from the Assembly, the Third Estate meet in the tennis court, and swear the TENNIS COURT OATH to create a just Constitution

Background image1789 Collection: Club Des Jacobins

Club Des Jacobins
Originally a group of Breton deputies, the Jacobins take their name from their HQ in an old convent : with some half million members, they hold uncompromising views

Background image1789 Collection: Privileges Abolished

Privileges Abolished
Satire on the abolition of privileges, whereby nobles more or less voluntarily relinquished their hereditary benefits

Background image1789 Collection: A JACOBIN

A JACOBIN
Originally a club of Breton deputies, the Jacobins eventually number about 500, 000 members throughout France, representing the hard, uncompromising viewpoint

Background image1789 Collection: Church Property

Church Property
An ordinance declaring that Church property is henceforward at the disposal of the nation is allegorised as a funeral procession for Seigneur Clerge

Background image1789 Collection: Cocarde Tricolore

Cocarde Tricolore
The tricouleur is adopted as the emblem of the Revolution, and the cocarde tricouleure is sewn by women for their men to wear to express their revolutionary sentiments

Background image1789 Collection: Louis in Paris - 2

Louis in Paris - 2
Louis bravely returns to Paris where he is enthusiastically welcomed to the Hotel de Ville by Bailly, the mayor and by the citizens of Paris

Background image1789 Collection: Louis in Paris

Louis in Paris
Louis bravely returns to Paris where he is welcomed enthusiastically by the people and greeted by Bailly, mayor of Paris

Background image1789 Collection: Women at Versailles 4

Women at Versailles 4
Alarmed by the mob at Versailles, Louis (out hunting) returns rapidly, while Lafayette restores order. The king agrees to talk to the market-women

Background image1789 Collection: Women at Versailles 2

Women at Versailles 2
The market-women of Paris march to Versailles to demand bread from the king. (And no, Marie Antoinette will NOT say let them eat cake

Background image1789 Collection: Women at Versailles 1

Women at Versailles 1
The market-women of Paris march to Versailles to demand bread from the king. (And no, Marie Antoinette will NOT say let them eat cake... Date: 5 October 1789

Background image1789 Collection: Garde Du Corps Banquet

Garde Du Corps Banquet
In the theatre at Versailles, with Louis and Marie present, officers of the garde du corps (royal bodyguard) hold a feast where they trample the revolutionary tricouleur

Background image1789 Collection: Mirabeau Speaks

Mirabeau Speaks
After unsatisfactory session of Etats- generaux, Mirabeau tells official Dreux-Breze the third estate are there by the will of the people, and will be ejected only by force

Background image1789 Collection: Louis Comes to Paris

Louis Comes to Paris
Even after the fall of the Bastille, Parisians remain loyal to the monarchy, and the royals are welcomed with enthusiasm when they return to Paris from Versailles

Background image1789 Collection: Camille Desmoulins 3

Camille Desmoulins 3
At the Palais Royal, the usual Sunday afternoon crowd are harangued by a young lawyer who rouses them to action with an impassioned speech

Background image1789 Collection: Bastille Prisoners

Bastille Prisoners
The prisoners of the Bastille are released by the mob

Background image1789 Collection: Sir John Hawkins

Sir John Hawkins
SIR JOHN HAWKINS Author of a history of music

Background image1789 Collection: Lachenalia Tricolor

Lachenalia Tricolor
Three-Coloured Lachenalia or Cape Cowslip

Background image1789 Collection: Joseph Vernet

Joseph Vernet
JOSEPH VERNET French artist

Background image1789 Collection: KINGs THEATRE / PRE-1789

KINGs THEATRE / PRE-1789
Kings Theatre, Haymarket - the original front which was destroyed by a fire in 1789 and re-built by John Nash

Background image1789 Collection: FRENCHWOMAN 1789 - 2

FRENCHWOMAN 1789 - 2
A simple dress echoes the mood of the day as the Revolution breaks out and aristocratic luxury becomes politically incorrect

Background image1789 Collection: Frenchwoman 1789

Frenchwoman 1789
A simpler style characterises this Frenchwomans dress and bonnet in the year the Revolution breaks out

Background image1789 Collection: Plants / Narcissus / Curtis

Plants / Narcissus / Curtis
Hoop petticoat narcissus NARCISSUS BULBOCODIUM With bulb illustrated

Background image1789 Collection: ST PAULs INTERIOR 1789

ST PAULs INTERIOR 1789
The service of thanksgiving at St Pauls Cathedral for the Kings recovery from a series of alarming fits and madness. His sons chewed biscuits rudely during the service

Background image1789 Collection: 3 Chairs Hepplewhite

3 Chairs Hepplewhite
Three chairs by HEPPLEWHITE

Background image1789 Collection: Richard Oastler

Richard Oastler
RICHARD OASTLER reformer

Background image1789 Collection: March to Versailles

March to Versailles
The women of Paris march to Versailles

Background image1789 Collection: Fall of the Bastille

Fall of the Bastille
The Revolutionaries storming the Bastille, including the destruction of the surrounding buildings using pix-axes

Background image1789 Collection: Richard Bright

Richard Bright
RICHARD BRIGHT physician to Queen Victoria and the discoverer of Brights Disease

Background image1789 Collection: Mirabeau / Miniature / 1789

Mirabeau / Miniature / 1789
Honore Gabriel Riqueti Comte De Mirabeau French Statesman

Background image1789 Collection: Martin / John / Thomson / Derb

Martin / John / Thomson / Derb
JOHN MARTIN English painter

Background image1789 Collection: J Fenimore Cooper / Brady

J Fenimore Cooper / Brady
JAMES FENIMORE COOPER American novelist in old age

Background image1789 Collection: Revolution / Peasants 1789

Revolution / Peasants 1789
Peasants destroy feudal title deeds

Background image1789 Collection: Events / Britain / 1789 / Giii

Events / Britain / 1789 / Giii
The Lord Mayor presents a sword to George III on his way to a service at St. Pauls to give thanks for his recovery from illness

Background image1789 Collection: Events / Britain / 1789

Events / Britain / 1789
George III attends a service at St. Pauls to give thanks for his recovery from illness

Background image1789 Collection: Revolution / Tobacco Box

Revolution / Tobacco Box
Tobacco box from the French Revolution : " Union et Liberte"



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