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1868 Collection

Background image1868 Collection: London Pride & Gold. Rod

London Pride & Gold. Rod
SAXIFRAGA URBIUM (LONDON PRIDE) and SOLIDAGO VIRGAUREA (GOLDEN ROD) depicted with various butterflies

Background image1868 Collection: GERTRUDE BELL 1868-1926

GERTRUDE BELL 1868-1926
GERTRUDE M L BELL English traveller, archaeologist and government official

Background image1868 Collection: Kensington Underground Station, West London

Kensington Underground Station, West London
View inside Kensington (now High Street Kensington) Station on the London Underground. Date: 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Aerial view of Forest Gate Hospital, East London

Aerial view of Forest Gate Hospital, East London
An aerial view of the Forest Gate Hospital, London E7. The hospital was originally opened in 1854 by the Whitechapel Union as an industrial school for 800 children

Background image1868 Collection: Wreck Chart of the British Isles For 1868

Wreck Chart of the British Isles For 1868
Chart showing the positions of all 2131 vessels wrecked around the British Isles during 1868, compiled from the Board of Trade records

Background image1868 Collection: Percy H Fawcett, British explorer

Percy H Fawcett, British explorer
PERCY H FAWCETT British explorer who disappeared while exploring the Matto Grosso of Brazil

Background image1868 Collection: 1st Aeronautical Exhibition - Crystal Palace 1868

1st Aeronautical Exhibition - Crystal Palace 1868
The first Aeronautical Exhibition, Crystal Palace, 1868, showing the Stringfellow Triplane model and other exhibits. Altogether no fewer than 77 exhibits were collected together, including engines

Background image1868 Collection: Extract from the reconstructed Constitution of the state of

Extract from the reconstructed Constitution of the state of Louisiana, with portraits of the distinguished members of the Convention & Assembly, AD 1868. Full-length portrait of Oscar J. Dunn, Lieut

Background image1868 Collection: Charles Dickens, by Andre Gill, 1868

Charles Dickens, by Andre Gill, 1868
Engraved caricature of Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the English writer, produced by the French artist, Andre Gill, first published in 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Smithfield Meat Market London

Smithfield Meat Market London
Exterior of the Smithfield New Metropolitan Meat and Poultry Market, London

Background image1868 Collection: Ecuador Guayaquil

Ecuador Guayaquil
Bird s-eye view of the harbour

Background image1868 Collection: Owen Jones Egyptian 10

Owen Jones Egyptian 10
The ornaments in this plate are taken from Mummy-cases in the Louvre (1-5), from the Tomb at Thebes (6+7), from a Mummy-case (8+9) and from the ceilings of various tombs

Background image1868 Collection: Owen Jones Renaiss 78

Owen Jones Renaiss 78
Ornaments copied from specimens of Hispano-Arabic, French and Italian earthenware, from Italian towns of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries

Background image1868 Collection: Rama IV (Mongkut)

Rama IV (Mongkut)
CHAO FA MONGKUT Pictured with Queen Rampuy. Began work on modernising Siam (Thailand). Relinquished Cambodia to French in 1867

Background image1868 Collection: August Ferdinand Mobius

August Ferdinand Mobius
AUGUST FERDINAND MOBIUS German scientist, professor of astronomy at Leipzig university, discoverer of the mobius strip; regarded as the founder of topology

Background image1868 Collection: Czar of Russia / Stamp

Czar of Russia / Stamp
TSAR NICHOLAS II (1868-1918) last Tsar of Russia from 1894 to 1918

Background image1868 Collection: The Alexandra Park Races, 1868

The Alexandra Park Races, 1868
Engraving showing one of the horse races held at Alexandra Park, Muswell Hill, during the summer of 1868. The large stand is clearly visible on the right of the image

Background image1868 Collection: 7th Earl of Cardigan

7th Earl of Cardigan
James Thomas Brudenell 7th earl of CARDIGAN military, notably at the battle of Balaklava during the Crimea War

Background image1868 Collection: Sir Granville Bantock

Sir Granville Bantock
SIR GRANVILLE BANTOCK English composer and operatic conductor

Background image1868 Collection: Gioachino Antonio Rossini, Italian composer

Gioachino Antonio Rossini, Italian composer
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868), Italian composer, best known for his operas

Background image1868 Collection: England / Newmarket

England / Newmarket
A glimpse of the High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, England, showing the Waggon and Horses Inn (built 1868). Date: 1950s

Background image1868 Collection: Gustav Geley

Gustav Geley
French investigator of psychical phenomena, author, involved in many high- profile investigations. Photographed at the Warsaw congress 1923, with Ossowiecki and his wife

Background image1868 Collection: The Temple of Ongou Wat

The Temple of Ongou Wat
The western facade of the Temple of Ongou Wat (Angkor Wat), Cambodia

Background image1868 Collection: Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker
EMANUEL LASKER German mathematician, philosopher & chess master, defeated Steinitz in 1894 and retained title till defeated by Capablanca in 1921

Background image1868 Collection: Bell Picnics in Iraq

Bell Picnics in Iraq
GERTRUDE M L BELL English traveller picnicking with King Faisal of Iraq, (seated, second right) in 1922

Background image1868 Collection: London / Albert Hall

London / Albert Hall
The Royal Albert hall, south Kensington

Background image1868 Collection: France Margaux

France Margaux
Le chateau de Margaux, in the Bordeaux region, justly reputed for its wine

Background image1868 Collection: Brooke and Suppliants

Brooke and Suppliants
SIR JAMES BROOKE Rajah of Sarawak, listening to suppliants who come to him asking for his help or intervention

Background image1868 Collection: Phrenology / Man of Town

Phrenology / Man of Town
The head of the man-about-town

Background image1868 Collection: Monkey Puzzle Tree, Araucaria Imbricata Pavon

Monkey Puzzle Tree, Araucaria Imbricata Pavon. 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Combination Poorhouse, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire

Combination Poorhouse, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire
Main building of the Kincardineshire Combination Poorhouse, opened in 1868 on Woodcot Brae, Stonehaven, north east Scotland. It later became Woodcot Hospital

Background image1868 Collection: Training Ship Cornwall, Purfleet, Essex

Training Ship Cornwall, Purfleet, Essex
The Training Ship Cornwall was established on the River Thames at Purfleet, Essex, in 1859 by the School Ship Society as a boys reformatory establishment

Background image1868 Collection: Princesses Victoria and Elisabeth of Hesse

Princesses Victoria and Elisabeth of Hesse
The two elder daughters of Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse and Grand Duke Ludwig (Louis) of Hesse. On the left is Princess Victoria (1863-1950)

Background image1868 Collection: Training Ship Southampton, Hull, Yorkshire

Training Ship Southampton, Hull, Yorkshire
The Southampton Industrial Training Ship was established on the Humber, at Hull, in 1868. Boys aged 11-15, placed there by magistrates, were trained in seamanship

Background image1868 Collection: Portions of fern

Portions of fern. Chromolithograph from John Gilbert Baker and Sir William Jackson Hooker, Synopsis filicum, or a synopsis of all known ferns. Drawn from nature by Mr. Fitch, F.L.S. Date: 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields

Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields
Advertisement offering the services of the Band of the Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland

Background image1868 Collection: Carpentry & plumbing, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields

Carpentry & plumbing, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields
Boys learning carpentry and plumbing on the Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland. In 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields, Northumberland

Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields, Northumberland
The Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland. In 1868, James Hall and other local businessmen set up a charity to provide shelter for Tyneside waifs

Background image1868 Collection: Portrait of the Prince Imperial and Napoleon III

Portrait of the Prince Imperial and Napoleon III
Photograph of Louis, the Prince Imperial (1856-1871)(seated) with his father, Napoleon III, Emperor of the French c. 1868

Background image1868 Collection: The Czar of Russia as a shot

The Czar of Russia as a shot
Photograph of Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) and the Tsarina Alexandra, shooting game. The photograph was taken by the official photographer to the Russian court

Background image1868 Collection: Owen Jones Byzantine 30

Owen Jones Byzantine 30
Designs from mosaics and marble pavements in Rome, Venice, Ravenna and Monreale

Background image1868 Collection: Owen Jones Egyptian 8

Owen Jones Egyptian 8
Ornaments from Mummy-cases in the British Museum and the Louvre, mostly composed of the lotus flower

Background image1868 Collection: Edward Vii / Family 1868

Edward Vii / Family 1868
EDWARD VII with Alexandra and their three children, circa 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Owen Jones Egyptian 11

Owen Jones Egyptian 11
Various ornaments from Tombs in Thebes, Mummy-cases, Kings Robes and an ancient Tomb in Giza, which was opened by Dr Lepsius

Background image1868 Collection: Gene Stratton-Porter

Gene Stratton-Porter
GENE (Geneva) STRATTON-PORTER (nee Stratton) American author of A girl of the limberlost and other writings mingling nature and sentiment

Background image1868 Collection: Penzance Lifeboat Rescue

Penzance Lifeboat Rescue
The Penzance lifeboat, Richard Lewis, goes out to the North Britain, wrecked in Mounts Bay

Background image1868 Collection: Four riflemen in action

Four riflemen in action. 1868

Background image1868 Collection: Sundial

Sundial
A traditional sundial in the garden with a castle in the background Date: 1868



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