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Background imageAdopted Collection: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk dancing with his adopted daughter

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk dancing with his adopted daughter
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) dancing with his adopted daughter Nebile Hamin on her wedding day to Rachid Bey, the Secretary of the Turkish Embassy at Vienna. Date: 1929

Background imageAdopted Collection: Abracadabra Talisman

Abracadabra Talisman
ABRACADABRA TALISMAN This word was supposed by the Gnostics to have magical properties, and it was widely adopted as a charm

Background imageAdopted Collection: Spain (20th c. ). Catalonia

Spain (20th c. ). Catalonia
Spain. Catalonia. Estatut dAutonomia de Catalunya (Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia). Cover. Basic rule of the Catalan autonomous regime adopted in 1979

Background imageAdopted Collection: Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908

Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908
Classic Games at Shepherds Bush - Four positions in throwing the discus. Series of four photographs showing the positions adopted while throwing the discus

Background imageAdopted Collection: Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)

Gilbert Jessop (1874-1955)
Photograph of Gilbert Jessop, the Gloucestershire and England batsman, who was famous for his feats of quick-scoring - he once scored a century in only 40 minutes

Background imageAdopted Collection: London Fire Brigade despatch rider at night

London Fire Brigade despatch rider at night
The badge of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, the design adopted at the 1906 congress held in Copenhagen. Depicts the figure of justice with scales and rising sun motif behind

Background imageAdopted Collection: ELIHU YALE

ELIHU YALE English colonial administrator; early benefactor of the college which adopted his name in 1718

Background imageAdopted Collection: SKULL AND CROSSBONES

SKULL AND CROSSBONES
The traditional emblem of Death, adopted by pirates and other evil-doers. Date: 1817

Background imageAdopted Collection: DIS PATER

DIS PATER the Roman God of the dead and the underworld, later adopted by the Celta, was associated with the Egyptian god Serapis and credited with oracular powers

Background imageAdopted Collection: A portrait of Anna Duncan, 1928 - the adopted

A portrait of Anna Duncan, 1928 - the adopted daughter of Isadora Duncan Date: 1928

Background imageAdopted Collection: Portrait of Roman Emperor Hadrian

Portrait of Roman Emperor Hadrian, 76-138, Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus. Copperplate engraving from Abraham Bogaerts De Roomsche Monarchy, The Roman Monarchy, Francois Salma, Utrecht, 1697

Background imageAdopted Collection: Esther Bruce & her adopted nephew Stephen Bourne

Esther Bruce & her adopted nephew Stephen Bourne by Val Wilmer in Fulham, London. Josephine Esther Bruce (1912-1994) working-class mixed race seamstress born in Fulham

Background imageAdopted Collection: Esther Bruce, Kathy Joyce, Hannah Johnson and Michael Joyce

Esther Bruce, Kathy Joyce, Hannah Johnson and Michael Joyce
Esther Bruce with Kathy Joyce, Hannah Johnson (who adopted Esther into her family in 1941) & Michael Joyce outside 13 Dieppe Street, Fulham, London

Background imageAdopted Collection: The First Prince of Wales

The First Prince of Wales
King Edward Is infant son Edward (later King Edward II), born at Caernarfon Castle, is presented to the Welsh Chieftains as their Prince

Background imageAdopted Collection: The old and the new, or change of costume in Japan

The old and the new, or change of costume in Japan : passers-by inspect fellow- countrymen who have adopted western dress, or something like it. Date: 1873

Background imageAdopted Collection: ZEPPELIN PUB SIGN

ZEPPELIN PUB SIGN
A public house in Germany which, wishing to be very up- to-date, adopted a zeppelin as a pub sign. The old sign of the Post-horn can still be seen hanging above it! Date: 1930s

Background imageAdopted Collection: Orphans canvassing 1840s

Orphans canvassing 1840s
Orphans wearing their best attire, being shown to potential parents. Date: 1840s

Background imageAdopted Collection: ASKLEPIOS - STATUE

ASKLEPIOS - STATUE
Greek demi-god of medicine, adopted by the Romans as AESCULAPIUS

Background imageAdopted Collection: Introduction of Randolph

Introduction of Randolph
Ben Johnson holding court at the Apollo alehouse, greeting for the first time Thomas Randolph a young poet, who was to become one of his twelve adopted sons. Date: 19th century

Background imageAdopted Collection: Caligua (Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus). (12-41

Caligua (Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus). (12-41 AD). 3rd roman emperor. Julio-Claudian dynasty. Portrait head for Caligula. Modern reconstruction. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen, Denmark

Background imageAdopted Collection: SIR JOHN CHEKE 1514-1557

SIR JOHN CHEKE 1514-1557
SIR JOHN CHEKE, M.A Professor of Greek at Cambridge University. Adopted principles of the Reformation. Date: 1514 - 1557

Background imageAdopted Collection: The Workhouse Infirmary, Thrapston, Northamptonshire

The Workhouse Infirmary, Thrapston, Northamptonshire
The infirmary at Thrapston Union workhouse in Northamptonshire designed by William J Donthorn. The establishment later adopted the name Cedar House. Date: Date unknown

Background imageAdopted Collection: Jenny Dolly with her adopted daughters

Jenny Dolly with her adopted daughters
Jenny Dolly with her two adopted daughters (Manzi and Klari) shortly before her suicide, Los Angeles, 1941 1941

Background imageAdopted Collection: Chestnut st, Philadelphia

Chestnut st, Philadelphia
Built between 1752-1753 Chestnut streets Independence Hall saw the decloration of independence and the United States constitution debated and adopted with in its walls

Background imageAdopted Collection: Eugene De Beauharnais

Eugene De Beauharnais
EUGENE de BEAUHARNAIS adopted son of Napoleon I, military, viceroy of Italy : after Napoleons defeat he will retire to Bavaria, where his wife comes from. Date: 1781 - 1824

Background imageAdopted Collection: Walking Dress 1864

Walking Dress 1864
The vogue for short, hitched- up skirts revealing brightly coloured petticoats & boots was originally an English fashion later adopted by the French. Date: 1864

Background imageAdopted Collection: John Bigg, Hermit 17C

John Bigg, Hermit 17C
JOHN BIGG had been a lawyers clerk during the Commonwealth, but when the monarchy was restored he became morose and adopted a solitary life Date: 1629 - 1696

Background imageAdopted Collection: EDWARD IRVING / 1792-1834

EDWARD IRVING / 1792-1834
EDWARD IRVING Scottish clergyman, whose followers, (Irvingites) adopted the title of Catholic Apostolic Church Date: 1792 - 1834

Background imageAdopted Collection: Priests of Isis

Priests of Isis
Priests and priestesses of Isis, whose worship is adopted from Egypt by the Romans who know a good goddess when they meet one

Background imageAdopted Collection: SPAD VII first flown in May 1916, the VII was faster th

SPAD VII first flown in May 1916, the VII was faster than the opposition Once early engine troubles had been rectified the VII was adopted by France, Britain and the US

Background imageAdopted Collection: RECESVINTUS, Flavius ( -672). Visigoth King (653-672)

RECESVINTUS, Flavius ( -672). Visigoth King (653-672). Visigothic Code, also known as Forum iudicum, Liber Iudiciorum or Lex Visigothorum

Background imageAdopted Collection: British Army Issue puttee-winding machine

British Army Issue puttee-winding machine stamped with War Department broad arrow and dated 1918. |The puttee was adopted because of its protection against snake bites in India

Background imageAdopted Collection: Givenchy, adopted by Liverpool post-First World War

Givenchy, adopted by Liverpool post-First World War
The Lord Mayor of Liverpool at Givenchy, an adopted French village : a ceremony at the 55th West Lancashire Division Memorial

Background imageAdopted Collection: Gift of Old Etonians to French village of Eton Woeuvre

Gift of Old Etonians to French village of Eton Woeuvre
The gift of Old Etonians to Etons adopted French village devastated in the First World War : the opening of the school and mairie at Eton Woeuvre near Verdun

Background imageAdopted Collection: Liverpools gift - new memorial hall at Givenchy

Liverpools gift - new memorial hall at Givenchy
Liverpools gift to its adopted French town : the new memorial hall at Givenchy after the opening ceremony performed by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool

Background imageAdopted Collection: Three Battenberg princes serving Britain, WW1

Three Battenberg princes serving Britain, WW1
Three Battenberg princes serving their adopted country, Great Britain, during the First World War. They are HSH Prince Louis of Battenberg (left), First Sea Lord of the British navy

Background imageAdopted Collection: Christine

Christine
Chimpanzee dressed in pyjamas making her way downstairs on Christmas morning to be greeted by presents under the Christmas tree

Background imageAdopted Collection: The Vampire Trainer development aircraft WZ419

The Vampire Trainer development aircraft WZ419
The Vampire Trainer development aircraft, WZ419, with the clear-view canopy, ejector seats, dorsal fairings and other modifications adopted in production from the 144th aircraft

Background imageAdopted Collection: The Moors who had settled in Spain, giving up the superstiti

The Moors who had settled in Spain, giving up the superstiti
GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco de (1746-1828). The Moors who had settled in Spain, giving up the superstitions of the Koran

Background imageAdopted Collection: Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Phi

Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Philadelphia, April 20th, 1865, expressive of regret of the death of our late President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln

Background imageAdopted Collection: The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man

The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man. Old man NY City carrying Charter and facing boy Brooklyn. Date 1897 Dec. 29. The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man

Background imageAdopted Collection: Thrapston Union workhouse, Northamptonshire

Thrapston Union workhouse, Northamptonshire
The Thrapston Union workhouse in Northamptonshire designed by William J Donthorn. The establishment later adopted the name Cedar House. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageAdopted Collection: Poor Priests Hospital Canterbury

Poor Priests Hospital Canterbury

Background imageAdopted Collection: Dietary from Thame Workhouse, Oxfordshire

Dietary from Thame Workhouse, Oxfordshire
The dietary or menu plan adopted in 19836 by the Thame Union workhouse in Oxfordshire. It largely comprises bread, meat and gruel, with a cooked meat dinner two days per week. Date: 1836

Background imageAdopted Collection: Trinitarian Brothers

Trinitarian Brothers
TRINITARIAN BROTHERS founded by saints John of Matha and Felix of Valois : the blue and red cross was seen in a vision by many, so adopted as a symbol

Background imageAdopted Collection: Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti
Indian spiritual leader, Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1985), adopted by the Theosophical Society Date: 1911

Background imageAdopted Collection: Thomas A. Edison memorial bridge, and Thomas Edison

Thomas A. Edison memorial bridge, and Thomas Edison
F4- Thomas A. Edison memorial bridge, Ft. Myers, Fla. Thomas A. Edison called Ft. Myers his adopted home from 1885 when he first came here, until 1931, the year of his death

Background imageAdopted Collection: Horse-Power

Horse-Power
A new apparatus recently adopted by the licensing authorities for testing the horse-power of motor cars. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger



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