Map of the Ancient Persian Empire
Map of the Ancient Persian Empire, encompassing Greece to the north west, Arabia to the south east, Egypt and Libya to the south west and deep in the Caucasus in the north east. Date: 1798
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
1798, 18th, Ancient, Arabian, Caucasus, Century, Chart, East, Eastern, Egypt, Empire, Greece, Gulf, Historical, History, India, Key, Late, Map, Maps, Mediterranean, Middle, Persian, Persians, Scythia, Sea, Territories, Territory, Turkey
SOLDIERS MARCHING British troops advancing cross-country : some of them have their wives and even children with them, to say nothing of their luggage !
© Mary Evans Picture Library/GROSVENOR PRINTS
1798, Advancing, British, Children, Country, Cross, Historical, History, Luggage, Marching, Military, Movements, Scenes, Soldiers, Troop, Troops, Wives
Printed cotton handkerchief, ?The New Broad Sword Exercise?
Printed cotton handkerchief, ?The New Broad Sword Exercise?, published by William Hanson and Sons, Manchester, inscribed at bottom left ?WH 1798?, 1798. White with black and red printing; centrally, an oval vignette depicting mounted Yeomanry in mock combat. The central vignette is surmounted by a face marked with six lines, inscribed ?the Six Cuts?; the handkerchief is printed with three columns of inscribed instructions in sword play; with, at the edge, 14 vignettes depicting various elements of mounted and dismounted sword play; the whole within a border of cannons, arrowheads and laurel sprays. Date: 1798
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library