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1799 Collection

Background image1799 Collection: BRYULLOV, Karl. The Horsewoman

BRYULLOV, Karl. The Horsewoman
BRYULLOV, Karl Pavlovitch (1799-1852). A Rider. 1832. Portrait of Giovanina and Amacilia Pacini, the Foster Children of Countess Yu. P. Samoilova. Romanticism. Oil on canvas. RUSSIA. MOSCOW. Moscow

Background image1799 Collection: Los Caprichos by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)

Los Caprichos by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828)
Francisco de Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Caprichos. Lo que puede un sastre! (What can a tailor!). Number 52. Aquatint. 1799. Reproduction by M. Segui i Riera

Background image1799 Collection: Egypt / Rosetta Stone

Egypt / Rosetta Stone
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone by Boussard, a French Officer. J.P.Champollion was able to translate the hieroglyphs through comparison with the Greek text

Background image1799 Collection: Organ - Tippoos Tiger

Organ - Tippoos Tiger
The unusual organ Tippoos Tiger, constructed to the order of Tippoo Sahib (1753- 1799), Sultan of Mysore, and represents the mauling of an East India Company Officer

Background image1799 Collection: Kennet & Avon Canal 4

Kennet & Avon Canal 4
Rennies design for the Dundas Aqueduct carrying the canal over the river Avon. Date: opened 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Bridgewater canal boat diagram, by William Sherratt, 1799

Bridgewater canal boat diagram, by William Sherratt, 1799 Date: 1799

Background image1799 Collection: TIPU SULTAN (1749?-1799)

TIPU SULTAN (1749?-1799)
TIPU SULTAN (TIPPU SAHIP) Sultan of Mysore Son of Hyder Ali - fought against Marathas - pictured here at Pollilur in 1780 defeating British under Baille

Background image1799 Collection: Electricity / Voltaic Pile

Electricity / Voltaic Pile
VOLTAIC PILE The first workable device for generating a consistent flow of electricity, invented in 1799 by Alessandro Volta

Background image1799 Collection: Gout Devil Bites 1799

Gout Devil Bites 1799
A little devil sinks his teeth into the swollen foot of a gout sufferer

Background image1799 Collection: Pilgrim Fathers Depart

Pilgrim Fathers Depart
102 Protestants (24 of them women) leave Plymouth for America in the Mayflower. Only 35 were Puritans. The phrase Pilgrim Fathers was first used in 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Death of Sir John Moore

Death of Sir John Moore, 17 Jan 1809. Aquatint by T Sutherland, after W Heath, published by J Jenkins, 2 Jan 1815. At the Battle of Corunna, Peninsular War (1808-1814)

Background image1799 Collection: Southwark Cavalry

Southwark Cavalry. Aquatint by and after Thomas Rowlandson, 1799 (c). From a volume of 86 aquatints entitled ?Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs

Background image1799 Collection: Westminster Cavalry

Westminster Cavalry. Aquatint by and after Thomas Rowlandson, 1799 (c). From a volume of 86 aquatints entitled ?Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs

Background image1799 Collection: Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Capric

Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Capric
Francisco de Goya (1746-1828). Spanish painter and printmaker. Los Caprichos. Donde va mama? (Where are you going mum?). Number 65. Aquatint. 1799. Plate 43. Reproduction by M. Segui i Riera

Background image1799 Collection: APPLEBY

APPLEBY
A carter waters his horse near the bridge at Appleby, Westmoreland. Date: 1799

Background image1799 Collection: G Washington / Wells Hist

G Washington / Wells Hist
GEORGE WASHINGTON First American President

Background image1799 Collection: Hardwick Old Hall

Hardwick Old Hall
The ruins of the Old Hall started in 1586 but never completed. The remains contain excellent original plasterwork

Background image1799 Collection: Peter Wysocki

Peter Wysocki
PETER WYSOCKI Polish patriot, fought the Russians, captured and exiled to Sibera in 1831 until he was pardoned by the Tsar. Date: 1799 - 1875

Background image1799 Collection: A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral

A Visit to the Irish Pig! With reflections Physical & Moral
George III, accompanied by the Lord Chamberlain Salisbury, inspects a gigantic pig. Salisbury announces That Pig is the Tallest Fittest Properest Pig to stand before the K[ing]

Background image1799 Collection: WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799)

WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799). Portrait of George Washington with the inscription First President of the United States

Background image1799 Collection: The Earl of Derbys Cabinet, 1867

The Earl of Derbys Cabinet, 1867
Engraving showing the Cabinet of then Prime Minister, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799-1869)

Background image1799 Collection: Pope Pius VI

Pope Pius VI
POPE PIUS VI (Giovanni Angelo Braschi)

Background image1799 Collection: Pope Pius VI (Dupin)

Pope Pius VI (Dupin)
POPE PIUS VI (Giovanni Angelo Braschi) captured and deported to Valence by the French

Background image1799 Collection: W & M Howitt / Stereo Cdv

W & M Howitt / Stereo Cdv
WILLIAM AND MARY HOWITT (Mary: nee BOTHAM) Writers - husband and wife

Background image1799 Collection: G Washington / Postcard

G Washington / Postcard
GEORGE WASHINGTON First American President

Background image1799 Collection: Battle of Salehieh

Battle of Salehieh
Though not listed in any of our reference books, the battle of SALEHIEH is almost certainly an incident of Napoleons ill-fated Egyptian campaign, near Jerusalem

Background image1799 Collection: Water Gate - where Tipu Sultan fell - Siege of Seringapatam

Water Gate - where Tipu Sultan fell - Siege of Seringapatam
Sally Port where Tipu Sultan fell during the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799 - Srirangapatna (also spelled Shrirangapattana) - known as Seringapatam whilst India was under British rule

Background image1799 Collection: Discovery of the body of Tipu Sultan, Siege of Seringapatam, India, 4 May 1799

Discovery of the body of Tipu Sultan, Siege of Seringapatam, India, 4 May 1799, ending the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1798-1799) between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore

Background image1799 Collection: Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799

Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799
Saint Elizabeth of Portugal (1271-1336). Queen of Portugal. Saint Elizabeth of Portugal healing a sick woman, circa 1799. By Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid

Background image1799 Collection: PHILADELPHIA STREET

PHILADELPHIA STREET
The High Street viewed from the Country Market Place, with a procession commemorating the death of Washington. Date: 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Patrick Henry 1736 1799 American Revolutionary

Patrick Henry 1736 1799 American Revolutionary
patrick, henry, 1736, 1799, american, revolutionary, statesman, noted, saying, give, liberty, death, history, historical, 10056224

Background image1799 Collection: The Battle of Novi - the death of French commander Joubert Date: 1799

The Battle of Novi - the death of French commander Joubert Date: 1799

Background image1799 Collection: EGYPT/ARCHAEOLOGY/MUMMIE

EGYPT/ARCHAEOLOGY/MUMMIE
Mummies discovered by Denon, an orientalist attached to Napoleon's Egyptian expedition Date: circa 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Sir Sydney Smith defends the Acre against Napoleon Bonaparte. Date: 1799

Sir Sydney Smith defends the Acre against Napoleon Bonaparte. Date: 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Sir Sidney Smith at the Siege of Acre, Ottoman Empire (now Akko, Israel), May 1799

Sir Sidney Smith at the Siege of Acre, Ottoman Empire (now Akko, Israel), May 1799, during the French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798-1801) and the War of the Second Coalition (1798-1802)

Background image1799 Collection: Sign of the Dog and Duck

Sign of the Dog and Duck
The Dog and Duck was a tavern built on St Georges Fields in London in the 17th century. It was named after the sport of duck-baiting, that took place in adjacent wetland

Background image1799 Collection: Dr Glennies Academy

Dr Glennies Academy
View of Dr. William Glennies Academy, Dulwich Grove, south London, in 1820. The school attended by British poet Lord Byron between 1799 and 1801. Date: 1875

Background image1799 Collection: Fashionable women in the gardens of the Tuileries, 1799

Fashionable women in the gardens of the Tuileries, 1799
Two fashionable women in the gardens of the Tuileries, Jardins des Tuileries, Paris, Year VII, 1799. In low-cut, high-waisted robes tied with ribbons, bonnets, holding fans

Background image1799 Collection: Woman and child in front of the Fountain of Leda, 1799

Woman and child in front of the Fountain of Leda, 1799
Woman and child in front of the Fountain of Leda, Fontaine de Leda, in the Rue du Regard, Paris, Year VII, 1799. (Designed by Francois-Jean Bralle and built in 1807)

Background image1799 Collection: Tombs of Royalist Richard Penderel and poet George Chapman

Tombs of Royalist Richard Penderel and poet George Chapman
Tombs of Royalist Richard Penderel (d.1671) and poet George Chapman (1559-1634) in the churchyard of St. Giles in the Fields

Background image1799 Collection: The Eighteenth Brumaire of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Napoleon Bonaparte, at Saint-Cloud, in which Napoleon seized power in revolutionary France on 9 November 1799. 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Charles Dignum of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Charles Dignum of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London
Charles Dignum (c.1765-1827), popular tenor singer, actor and composer, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Ladies dress for 1799

Ladies dress for 1799 - one of them has a skipping rope. 1799

Background image1799 Collection: The French enter Naples and fights the rebellious populace in the streets

The French enter Naples and fights the rebellious populace in the streets. Date: January 1799

Background image1799 Collection: The French enter Naples and engage the rebellious populace Date: 25 January 1799

The French enter Naples and engage the rebellious populace Date: 25 January 1799

Background image1799 Collection: First battle of ABUKIR - Mustapha Pashas Turkish army is completely overwhelmed by a

First battle of ABUKIR - Mustapha Pashas Turkish army is completely overwhelmed by a much smaller French force under Napoleon, and driven into the sea or captured Date: 25 July 1799

Background image1799 Collection: A Syrian army tries to divert the French siege of Acre, but they are defeated by Napoleon

A Syrian army tries to divert the French siege of Acre, but they are defeated by Napoleon at the battle of MOUNT-TABOR Date: 15 April 1799

Background image1799 Collection: Napoleon, having taken Jaffa, visits the leper hospital

Napoleon, having taken Jaffa, visits the leper hospital, where he impresses his companions by touching a leper Date: 11 March 1799



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