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Alliance Collection

Background imageAlliance Collection: Waterloo Haye-Sainte

Waterloo Haye-Sainte
NAPOLEONIC WARS The fighting at La Haye-Sainte (Belle Alliance)

Background imageAlliance Collection: Battle of Brunanburh during the Viking invasions of England

Battle of Brunanburh during the Viking invasions of England
Battle of Brunanburh between the Anglo-Saxon King Aethelstan and an alliance of Olaf Guthfrithson and others, during the Viking invasions of England

Background imageAlliance Collection: Codex Borbonicus. Aztec codex. Written by Aztec priest short

Codex Borbonicus. Aztec codex. Written by Aztec priest shortly before or after tthe Spanish conquest of Mexico. 1562-1563. Detail fol. 17r

Background imageAlliance Collection: Ismail Enver Pasha, Turkish leader, WW1

Ismail Enver Pasha, Turkish leader, WW1
Ismail Enver Pasha (1881-1922), Turkish military officer, leader of the Ottoman Empire in both Balkan Wars, architect of the Ottoman-German Alliance during the First World War

Background imageAlliance Collection: Waterloo Belle Alliance

Waterloo Belle Alliance
NAPOLEONIC WARS The second Prussian regiment attacks at Plancenoit (Belle Alliance)

Background imageAlliance Collection: Meeting of Wellington and Blucher at La Belle Alliance

Meeting of Wellington and Blucher at La Belle Alliance after the Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815 - Aquantint by Stadler after a drawing and engraving by Heath Date: 1815

Background imageAlliance Collection: Wellington and Blucher meet after Battle of Waterloo

Wellington and Blucher meet after Battle of Waterloo
Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) and Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher

Background imageAlliance Collection: The Great Rapprochement - Great Britain and USA

The Great Rapprochement - Great Britain and USA
Card illustrating The Great Rapprochement - a term that was used to specifically describe the convergence of social and political objectives between the United Kingdom

Background imageAlliance Collection: Entente Cordiale celebrations

Entente Cordiale celebrations
The Entente Cordiale between Britain and France aimed to resolve colonial disputes over territories such as Egypt and Morocco

Background imageAlliance 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 imageAlliance Collection: Map of Europe showing WW2 alliances, September 1939

Map of Europe showing WW2 alliances, September 1939
A map of Europe, colour-coded to represent the different alliances between nations shortly after the outbreak of war, September 1939

Background imageAlliance Collection: The Triple Entente

The Triple Entente
Coloured lantern slide that shows the British Union Flag, French Tricolour and a flag displaying the Russian coat of arms

Background imageAlliance Collection: The Battle of Blenheim (or Blindheim), Hochstadt, Germany, 13 August 1704

The Battle of Blenheim (or Blindheim), Hochstadt, Germany, 13 August 1704, part of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). Date: 1704

Background imageAlliance Collection: Map of the Battle of Blenheim (or Blindheim), Hochstadt, Germany, 13 August 1704

Map of the Battle of Blenheim (or Blindheim), Hochstadt, Germany, 13 August 1704, part of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). Date: 1704

Background imageAlliance Collection: Cartoon, The Washington Hatchet

Cartoon, The Washington Hatchet
American design for a Japanese screen. It is announced that the Anglo-Japanese Alliance is to be terminated in favour of an understanding between the Four Great Powers that have interests in

Background imageAlliance Collection: Napoleon Bonaparte meeting Tsar Alexander

Napoleon Bonaparte meeting Tsar Alexander
Napoleon Bonaparte meeting Russian Tsar Alexander on a raft in the middle of the Neman River, for the Treaty of Tilsit, 1807

Background imageAlliance Collection: Kaiser Wilhelm II with Sultan Reshad V - Istanbul, Turkey

Kaiser Wilhelm II with Sultan Reshad V - Istanbul, Turkey
WW1 - Kaiser Wilhelm II with Sultan Reshad V - Istanbul, Turkey. Date: 1916

Background imageAlliance Collection: History of the Conquest of Mexico

History of the Conquest of Mexico
Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana (History of the Conquest of Mexico, population)

Background imageAlliance Collection: Cartoon, The Alliance Wheel, Uncle Sam and John Bull

Cartoon, The Alliance Wheel, Uncle Sam and John Bull
Cartoon, The Alliance Wheel, Uncle Sam (Jonathan) and John Bull riding a tandem with maps as wheels - a satirical comment on the relationship between Britain and America Date: 1898

Background imageAlliance Collection: Music cover, Little Lady Make Believe, Brian Lawrance

Music cover, Little Lady Make Believe, Brian Lawrance
Music cover, Little Lady Make Believe, lyrics by Charlie Tobias, music by Nat Simon, featured and broadcast by Brian Lawrance and his Lansdowne House Sextet. Date: 1936

Background imageAlliance Collection: Indian, Canadian and South Africa Troops Fighting 1914

Indian, Canadian and South Africa Troops Fighting 1914
An Unpleasant Surprise for the Kaiser! Date: September 1914

Background imageAlliance Collection: American Troops Leaving New York for Training 1917

American Troops Leaving New York for Training 1917
On 6th April 1917, the United States declared war against Germany and thousands of American troops enlisted. Photograph showing American troops receiving a large send-off in New York. Date: 1917

Background imageAlliance Collection: American Troops Leaving for War Training Camp 1917

American Troops Leaving for War Training Camp 1917
On 6th April 1917, the United States declared war against Germany, the nation had a standing army of 127, 500 officers and soldiers

Background imageAlliance Collection: Keith Vaz, British Labour Party politician

Keith Vaz, British Labour Party politician
Keith Vaz (Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz, b 1956), British Labour Party politician, seen here speaking at an Anti-Racist Alliance meeting. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageAlliance Collection: MAGELLAN

MAGELLAN
Fernao de Magalhaes dies at the hands of Philippine natives, after making an alliance with a treacherous native chieftain Date: 27 April 1521

Background imageAlliance Collection: Cartoon, The Problem-Picture of 1921, showing the Triple Alliance of Railways

Cartoon, The Problem-Picture of 1921, showing the Triple Alliance of Railways, Mines and Transport as Cerberus, the three-headed dog. Date: 1921

Background imageAlliance Collection: Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, marries Roxana

Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, marries Roxana
Alexander the Great, King Alexander III of Macedon, weds Roxana, daughter of Oxyartes, a Bactrian chief whom he had defeated but now made an ally, 327 BC

Background imageAlliance Collection: WW1 - Peace - We ve All Pulled Together. Date: circa 1918

WW1 - Peace - We ve All Pulled Together. Date: circa 1918

Background imageAlliance Collection: Louis Francois, Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France (1644-1711)

Louis Francois, Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France (1644-1711), French soldier who fought in many battles and military campaigns

Background imageAlliance Collection: His Duty Done by Frederic Villiers

His Duty Done by Frederic Villiers
French soldier leaving the trenches for the last time on a stretcher, comrades bow their heads in respect

Background imageAlliance Collection: Intentional Conflagrations in India

Intentional Conflagrations in India
Page from The Graphic reporting on riots in India in 1919. Scenes of destruction include Amritsar where, on April 13th that year

Background imageAlliance Collection: The count of Eu and his Staff

The count of Eu and his Staff
A group of men, with the man in the middle being Gaston of Orleans, the Count of Eu, son-in-law of the Brazilian Emperor. Gaston was a military commander in the Paraguayan War alongside his

Background imageAlliance Collection: Map of the Paraguayan War 1868

Map of the Paraguayan War 1868
A map of allies positions along the Parana river, up until the capture of Humayta. Date: 1868

Background imageAlliance Collection: Halt and Camp before Curupayty

Halt and Camp before Curupayty
The Brazilian fleet halts on the Parana river, just before Curupayty. Date: 1867

Background imageAlliance Collection: The Paraguayan Camp

The Paraguayan Camp
Two soldiers cook food and rest in front of a large chariot, with a Rancho, a rustic dwelling, stands in the distance. Date: 1867

Background imageAlliance Collection: A Mangrullo

A Mangrullo
Two soldiers stand watch atop a mangrullo, overlooking a military camp. A mangrullo is a rustic observation tower constructed quickly to watch over large flat areas. Date: 1867

Background imageAlliance Collection: Paraguayan Officers and Soldiers

Paraguayan Officers and Soldiers
Several Paraguayan soldiers stand in a group, in various states of military dress. Date: 1867

Background imageAlliance Collection: Brazilians Take Curuzu

Brazilians Take Curuzu
The capture of the Curuzu battery by the secondary corps of the Brazilian army, under the order of lieutenant-general Viscount of Porto-Alegre, on 3rd September 1866. Date: 3rd September 1866

Background imageAlliance Collection: Spanish Blockade at Valparaiso

Spanish Blockade at Valparaiso
A Spanish squadron blockading the port at Valparaiso, Chile. Several Spanish ships sit broadside to the shore, incapacitating Chilean ships and port industry

Background imageAlliance Collection: Destruction of a Brazilian Gunboat

Destruction of a Brazilian Gunboat
During a naval skirmish, a Brazilian gunboat is torpedoed and is in the process of sinking, life boats of sailors rowing away from the steamship to the shores of the river. Date: 1865

Background imageAlliance Collection: The Ruins of the Principal Church at Paysandu 1865

The Ruins of the Principal Church at Paysandu 1865
The church at Paysandu was extremely damaged during the Siege of Paysandu during the Paraguayan War, which lasted over a month of Brazilian-Colorado troops blockading

Background imageAlliance Collection: Brazilian Reinforcements at Corrientes

Brazilian Reinforcements at Corrientes
The arrival of Brazilian reinforcements at Corrientes at the Parana river, for the army of operation. Several ships lay offshore as rowboats filled with soldiers head towards land. Date: 1866

Background imageAlliance Collection: Paraguayan War - Emperor of Brazil at Alegrete Camp

Paraguayan War - Emperor of Brazil at Alegrete Camp
During the Paraguayan War, the Emperor of Brazil assumed command of the Brazilian army and travelled to Alegrete on his way to Uruguaiana, along with his two sons-in-law

Background imageAlliance Collection: Sergeant in the Paraguayan War

Sergeant in the Paraguayan War
Sergeant Gonzales, a soldier in the Paraguayan War in 1865, stands at rest dressed in a military shirt and plaid long loincloth. Date: 1865

Background imageAlliance Collection: Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance at the Albert Hall

Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance at the Albert Hall
A public baptismal ceremony at the Albert Hall on Good Friday, 1928, where nine hundred men and women of the Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance were immersed in a tank of warm water

Background imageAlliance Collection: International Woman Suffrage Alliance of Officers

International Woman Suffrage Alliance of Officers
International gathering of well-known workers for womens franchise: prominent representatives of the suffrage societies who attended the international woman suffrage alliance board of officers

Background imageAlliance Collection: American National Anthem, WW1

American National Anthem, WW1
American National Anthem as the USA joins the Allies on the Western Front during the First World War. Designed by Hermann Paul. 1917

Background imageAlliance Collection: Photograph of Alliance PH, Peckham, London

Photograph of Alliance PH, Peckham, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details: Nothing for the Alliance



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