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Argentine Collection

Background imageArgentine Collection: Champagne Hoard

Champagne Hoard
Lining up bottles of champagne in rows in preparation for a wealthy Argentine society event at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Date: 1930s

Background imageArgentine Collection: Poster for Rosario de la Frontera, Argentina

Poster for Rosario de la Frontera, Argentina
F.C.C.A. (Central Argentine Railway) Poster, for Rosario de la Frontera - a city in the centre-south of the province of Salta, Argentina

Background imageArgentine Collection: The Argentine Tango

The Argentine Tango
A photograph of a couple demonstrating the tango. Date: 8th February 1911

Background imageArgentine Collection: HMS Warrior R31

HMS Warrior R31
Royal Navy - HMS Warrior R31, a Colossus-class light aircraft carrier, in March 1946. (Warrior was loaned to the Royal Canadian Navy from 1946 to 1948 as HMCS Warrior)

Background imageArgentine Collection: Dancing the Argentine Tango

Dancing the Argentine Tango
Silhouette of a couple dancing the Argentine Tango 1908

Background imageArgentine Collection: Tupiza, Bolivia - The 27th October 1810 Society

Tupiza, Bolivia - The 27th October 1810 Society, pictured in 1897. The Society commemorated the Battle of Cotagaita, fought during the Bolivan War of Independence

Background imageArgentine Collection: Fabrica Militar de Aviones IA-58A Pucara A-19

Fabrica Militar de Aviones IA-58A Pucara A-19
Fuerza Aerea Argentina - Fabrica Militar de Aviones IA-58A Pucara A-19 (msn 019), at the SBAC Farnborough Air Show, on 9 September 1978

Background imageArgentine Collection: Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026
United States Army - Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026 (msn 37D), before transfer to the Argentine Army as AE-036. Date: circa 1990

Background imageArgentine Collection: Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026

Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026
United States Army - Grumman OV-1D Mohawk 69-17026 (msn 37D), before transfer to the Argentine Army as AE-036. Date: circa 1990

Background imageArgentine Collection: Size of Argentavis magnificens compared to a human figure

Size of Argentavis magnificens compared to a human figure
An approximation of the size of Argentavis magnificens (" magnificent Argentine bird", or more literally " magnificent silver bird")

Background imageArgentine Collection: Avro 695 Lincolnian G-ALPF

Avro 695 Lincolnian G-ALPF
The sole UK registered Avro 695 Lincolnian G-ALPF (ex RAF Lincoln B.2 RE290)parked at Southend prior to being scrapped in 1952. Converted by Airflight Ltd

Background imageArgentine Collection: Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patriotic card

Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Patriotic card. Date: 1913

Background imageArgentine Collection: ARA Independencia

ARA Independencia
Argentine Navy - ARA Independencia, a Colossus-class light aircraft carrier, (ex HMS Warrior R31), seen in December 1958, during work-up before commissioning in 1959. Date: 1958

Background imageArgentine Collection: Bell UH-1H iroquois AE-413

Bell UH-1H iroquois AE-413 (msn 13560, ex 73-22077, later G-HUEY). A Fuerza Aerea Argentina (Argentine Air Force) helicopter captured at Stanley and repatriated to the UK

Background imageArgentine Collection: Aerospatiale SA. 330L Puma PA-12

Aerospatiale SA. 330L Puma PA-12
Prefectura Naval Argentina - Aerospatiale SA.330L Puma PA-12 (msn 1591), seen at Yeovil, after repatriation to the UK from the Falkland islands

Background imageArgentine Collection: Bell UH-1H AE-422

Bell UH-1H AE-422
Ejercito Argentino - Bell UH-1H AE-422 (msn 13844, ex 74-22520). This aircraft was captured by British forces in the Falkland Islands in June 1982 and is seen here at the Fleet Air Arm Museum

Background imageArgentine Collection: Fokker F28 Fellowship T-03 Presidente Tte. Gral. Juan D. Pe

Fokker F28 Fellowship T-03 Presidente Tte. Gral. Juan D. Pe
Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship T-03 Presidente Tte. Gral. Juan D. Peron (msn 11028), formerly of the Argentine Air Force, parked at Bergen op Zoom - Woensdrecht. Date: 1998

Background imageArgentine Collection: Argentine, flame brocade and archers dart

Argentine, flame brocade and archers dart
Argentine, Spatalia argentina, flame brocade, Trigonophora flammea, and archers dart, Agrotis vestigialis. Phalaena Bombyx argentina, flammea, vestigilias

Background imageArgentine Collection: Clostera anastomosis and Nudaria mundana

Clostera anastomosis and Nudaria mundana
Clostera anastomosis 1-5, muslin footman, Nudaria mundana 6, Phalaena donasa. Phalaena anastomosis, munda, donasa. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Carl Bock from Eugenius Johann

Background imageArgentine Collection: Teatro Opera - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Teatro Opera - Buenos Aires, Argentina. Date: circa 1937

Background imageArgentine Collection: Chelonia turtles and tortoises

Chelonia turtles and tortoises
Chelonia: Leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (critically endangered), Argentine snake-necked turtle, Hydromedusa tectifera, Mata mata

Background imageArgentine Collection: Election Proceedings in Buenos Aires

Election Proceedings in Buenos Aires
The Argentinian election proceeding under military protection in Buenos Aires. Soldiers stand watching as men walk up the the voting table, and cast their ballots

Background imageArgentine 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 imageArgentine Collection: Ovation for General Urquiza and General Lopez 1860

Ovation for General Urquiza and General Lopez 1860
A crowd of people cheer and clap as the carriages carrying general Lopez and general Urquiza ride past. They had been integral to the negotiation of the Treaty of San Jose de Flores

Background imageArgentine Collection: The Battle of Tonelero 1852

The Battle of Tonelero 1852
Battle between the Argentine Confederation army and the Brazilian Imperial Navy, commanded by Admiral Grenfell in the flagship steamer " Affonzo"

Background imageArgentine Collection: The Battle of Vuelta de Obligado 1845

The Battle of Vuelta de Obligado 1845
The battle of Vuelta de Obligado on 20th November 1845, was a collaborative attack by the French and British to defy the Argentine Confederations decision to block the unregulated sailing

Background imageArgentine Collection: Comando de Aviacion del Ejercito Grumman OV-1C Mohawk

Comando de Aviacion del Ejercito Grumman OV-1C Mohawk
(Argentine Army) Comando de Aviacion del Ejercito Grumman OV-1C Mohawk AE-024 Ex-US Army 68-15941 (msn 145C) to Argentine Army Aviation as AE-024

Background imageArgentine Collection: Bent MB339 ? RAF Stanley

Bent MB339 ? RAF Stanley
An Aermacchi MB-339A, formerly of Argentine Naval Aviation, at RAF Stanley in the Falkland Islands Date: 1984

Background imageArgentine Collection: Bent Pucara ? RAF Stanley

Bent Pucara ? RAF Stanley
An FMA IA-58 Pucara, formerly of the Argentine Air Force, at RAF Stanley in the Falkland Islands Date: 1984

Background imageArgentine Collection: Mona Maris (1903-1991) - Argentine Actress - in the role of Lucia Morelli in The Little

Mona Maris (1903-1991) - Argentine Actress - in the role of Lucia Morelli in The Little People a 1926 British silent romance film directed by George Pearson

Background imageArgentine Collection: A couple dancing a tango

A couple dancing a tango. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageArgentine Collection: Mona Maris - Argentine Film Actress

Mona Maris - Argentine Film Actress
Mona Maris (19031991) - an Argentine film actress - I am quite a big fan! Date: circa 1928

Background imageArgentine Collection: Argentine soldiers waiting to surrender at Port Stanley

Argentine soldiers waiting to surrender at Port Stanley
Photograph showing Argentine soldiers waiting to surrender their weapons at Port Stanley after the capitulation, 1982.Associated with South Atlantic (Falklands War) (1982). Date: 1982

Background imageArgentine Collection: Advert for Neet hair removing cream (1927)

Advert for Neet hair removing cream (1927) featuring the a story relating to dance called The Tangette - a cross between the Argentine Tango and the French Gavotte requiring the utmost of grace

Background imageArgentine Collection: GORRITI, Juana Manuela (1818-1892). Argentine writer

GORRITI, Juana Manuela (1818-1892). Argentine writer. Engraving

Background imageArgentine Collection: Eva Peron with delegation of teachers and students

Eva Peron with delegation of teachers and students
Eva Peron (Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, 1919-1952), wife of the Argentinian President, receiving a delegation of teachers and students from the San Francisco School of San Luis, July 1951. Date: 1951

Background imageArgentine Collection: Juan and Eva Peron at Pan American Games

Juan and Eva Peron at Pan American Games
Juan Peron (1895-1974), President of Argentina, and his wife Eva (Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, 1919-1952) at the Pan American Games in Buenos Aires, March 1951

Background imageArgentine Collection: Pelota - Champion Player Jean Urruty - South West France

Pelota - Champion Player Jean Urruty - South West France
World Champion Pelota player Jean Urruty pictured at Saint Jean de Luz, France. Pelota in Spanish, pilota in Basque and Catalan

Background imageArgentine Collection: Tango tea, London, 1913

Tango tea, London, 1913
A Parisian fashion come to London: the tango tea at Princes restaurant, 1913. Date: 1913

Background imageArgentine Collection: Mariano Moreno

Mariano Moreno
Postcard celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the May Revolution in Argentina, featuring an inset portrait of Mariano Moreno - (1778-1811) - an Argentine lawyer, journalist, and politician

Background imageArgentine Collection: Eduardo Basabilbaso (1835-1907). Colored engraving

Eduardo Basabilbaso (1835-1907). Colored engraving
Eduardo Basabilbaso (1835-1907). Argentine politician. Engraving of The Spanish and American Illustration, 1879. Colored

Background imageArgentine Collection: The Flag. National Poems by Francisco Luis Bernardez (1900-1

The Flag. National Poems by Francisco Luis Bernardez (1900-1
Francisco Luis Bernardez (1900-1978). Argentinian poet. National Poems. The flag. Title cover. Edition of Buenos Aires, 1950. Library of Catalonia. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageArgentine Collection: Gregorio Funes

Gregorio Funes
GREGORIO FUNES Argentine historian, dean of the Santa Iglesia de Corodova del Tucuman. Date: 1749 - 1830

Background imageArgentine Collection: Manuel Juarez Celman

Manuel Juarez Celman
MANUEL JUAREZ CELMAN Argentine statesman, president 1886 - 1890 when he had to resign because of financial chaos caused by collapse of Barings. Date: 1844 - 1907

Background imageArgentine Collection: Manuel Juarez Celman 2

Manuel Juarez Celman 2
MANUEL JUAREZ CELMAN Argentine statesman, president 1886 - 1890 when he had to resign because of financial chaos caused by collapse of Barings. Date: 1844 - 1907

Background imageArgentine Collection: Martinez de Hoz

Martinez de Hoz, Caption An Argentine Sportsman. Date: -

Background imageArgentine Collection: Hebridal Smelt and Argentine

Hebridal Smelt and Argentine
Hebridal Smelt (Argentina sphyraena) and Argentine (Maurolicus, possibly Maurolicus muelleri, also known as Pearlside). Date: 1865

Background imageArgentine Collection: Argentine, Argentina sphyraena, and lake trout, Salmo trutta

Argentine, Argentina sphyraena, and lake trout, Salmo trutta.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieus Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G



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