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1898 Collection

Background image1898 Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway

Training Ship HMS Conway
A view of the training ship HMS Conway which was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Some of the ships company can be seen amongst the rigging

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS A Martian fighting-machine is destroyed by a hit from a shell

Background image1898 Collection: Snowballing by Louis Wain

Snowballing by Louis Wain
Group of cats having fun and snowballing in the snow. Wain was able to turn his hand to drawing a wide variety of animals prior to the fame he achieved with his feline creations

Background image1898 Collection: Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898

Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898
Illustration of John McPherson scoring the third goal for Nottingham Forest in their F.A. Cup Final Match against Derby County, played at Crystal Palace, London, 1898

Background image1898 Collection: The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain

The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain
A huge number of tabby cats go mad sledging in the winter snow

Background image1898 Collection: Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898

Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898. Chromolithograph, after A Sutherland, published by G W Bacon and Company Limited, 127 Strand, London, 1900 (c)

Background image1898 Collection: Whitley Bay Lighthouse

Whitley Bay Lighthouse
The lighthouse on St. Marys Island, off Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England. Built in 1898, it was in use until 1984. Date: built 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire - Valentine's postcard 1898 Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram

Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram
The Three Magnets - Ebenezer Howards diagram illustrating the advantages of the garden city. Diagram from Ebenezer Howards To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898)

Background image1898 Collection: George Gershwin / Musician

George Gershwin / Musician
GEORGE GERSHWIN American composer

Background image1898 Collection: Map /s Africa / Boer C1898

Map /s Africa / Boer C1898
SOUTH AFRICA on the eve of the Boer War

Background image1898 Collection: Lancers Memorial - Battle of Omdurman

Lancers Memorial - Battle of Omdurman
Lancers Memorial on the Battlefield of Kerreri, Sudan, commemorating those troops who lost their lives during the famous Battle of Omdurman on 2nd September 1898. Date: 1910s

Background image1898 Collection: Forth Bridge Construct

Forth Bridge Construct
The Forth Bridge during construction. Designed by Sir John Fowler (1817- 1898) and Sir Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) and constructed by Sir William Arrol (1839-1913)

Background image1898 Collection: Bismarck as Blacksmith

Bismarck as Blacksmith
OTTO BISMARCK Prussian statesman, depicted as Smith of the Nation, handing a newly forged sword to Germania

Background image1898 Collection: Interior, 1898, by Vilhelm Hammershoi

Interior, 1898, by Vilhelm Hammershoi
Vilhelm Hammershoi (1864-1919). Danish painter. Interior, 1898. National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background image1898 Collection: Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild

Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild
Rothschild broke in and trained several zebras to pull a trap, which he memorably used to visit Buckingham Palace in 1898 Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek

Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek
The Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum was established in 1898 on Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, near Leek. It was later known as Staffordshire Mental Hospital, then St Edwards Mental Hospital

Background image1898 Collection: OMDURMAN

OMDURMAN
BATTLE OF OMDURMAN : the fight for the Khalifas standard

Background image1898 Collection: The Master foxhound by Cecil Aldin

The Master foxhound by Cecil Aldin
Fox hunting scene, with hounds. Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant

Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, some of the ships boys are seen using a sextant. Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Frog Couple & Pet Snail

Frog Couple & Pet Snail
A well-dressed frog couple take their pet snail for a walk

Background image1898 Collection: Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch

Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch
Gertrude Lawrence, actress

Background image1898 Collection: Pigs Ride in Tandem 1898

Pigs Ride in Tandem 1898
Two pigs go for their honeymoon on a tandem bicycle - a comment on the current cycling craze

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Martian fighting-machines in the Thames Valley

Background image1898 Collection: Gladstone in Library

Gladstone in Library
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE in his library : he was a classical scholar of considerable ability. Date: 1809 - 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Hawaiian Hula Dancers

Hawaiian Hula Dancers
Three Hawaiian Hula Dancers - depicted on a Greetings postcard published by the Island Curio Store in Honolulu, Hawaii

Background image1898 Collection: Otto Von Bismarck

Otto Von Bismarck
OTTO EDUARD LEOPOLD VON BISMARCK Prussian statesman and first chancellor of the German Empire

Background image1898 Collection: Bertolt Brecht / Photo

Bertolt Brecht / Photo
BERTOLT BRECHT German writer

Background image1898 Collection: Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69

Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE British statesman

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Martians fire their gas- guns

Background image1898 Collection: We Gladstone / Pound / Mayal

We Gladstone / Pound / Mayal
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE English politician MP sitting in a chair

Background image1898 Collection: Indian elephant, c. 1898

Indian elephant, c. 1898
Jung Pasha or Jung Pershad was one of four Asian elephants brought back to London Zoo by Bertie, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) following his tour of India during 1875-76

Background image1898 Collection: Buffalo Bills Show

Buffalo Bills Show
BUFFALO BILLs WILD WEST SHOW Bill Codys rough rider extravaganza, featuring scenes of Napoleon, and an onstage artist, Rosa Bonheur

Background image1898 Collection: Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)

Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)
NADEZHDA KONSTANTINOVNA KRUPSKAYA Russian Revolutionary - married Lenin in 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Infants playground, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London

Infants playground, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London
Infants (girls and boys together) at play at the Lambeth Schools for workhouse children on Elder Road, West Norwood, South London. A young Charlie Chaplin was briefly a resident of the Schools in 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898

Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898
Photograph showing a group of women pushing their bicycles up a hill; probably somewhere in England in the summer of 1897

Background image1898 Collection: Mr Popple Drunk 1898

Mr Popple Drunk 1898
After a convivial hunt breakfast at Hopham Hall, Mr Popple is found drunk and disorderly in charge of a horse

Background image1898 Collection: Japan - the Shakuhachi

Japan - the Shakuhachi
A Japanese musician plays the SHAKUHACHI, a wind instrument resembling the western flute

Background image1898 Collection: Sergei Eisenstein

Sergei Eisenstein
SERGEI EISENSTEIN Russian film director, noted for Cruiser Potemkin, Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the terrible and several other masterpieces of early cinema

Background image1898 Collection: Spelterini over Alps

Spelterini over Alps
Swiss aviator Eduard Spelterini achieves the first flight over the Swiss Alps in his balloon Wega

Background image1898 Collection: Karl Marx / Shukow 1898

Karl Marx / Shukow 1898
KARL MARX German political theorist

Background image1898 Collection: Medium / Helen Duncan

Medium / Helen Duncan
HELEN DUNCAN Portrait of the spirit medium circa 1940

Background image1898 Collection: Africa / Sudan Wars

Africa / Sudan Wars
The Seaforth Highlanders storming the Zareba at the Battle of Atbara

Background image1898 Collection: Bank / Klondike / Gold / 1898

Bank / Klondike / Gold / 1898
Weighing gold at the bank in Klondike, Canada

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road

Background image1898 Collection: Notts Forest V Derby

Notts Forest V Derby
F.A. CUP FINAL: NOTTINGHAM FOREST 3 DERBY COUNTY 1 Lord Roseberry holds up the F.A. Cup after the game

Background image1898 Collection: Bismarck Circa 1870

Bismarck Circa 1870
OTTO von BISMARCK German statesman, circa 1870

Background image1898 Collection: Africa / Sudan Wars

Africa / Sudan Wars
The Cameron Highlanders taking the stockade at Atbara Date: 8th April 1898



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