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Authorities Collection (#2)

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Aerial view of Southmead Hospital, Bristol. The entrance is on Southmead Road at the bottom left of the picture. The buildings were originally erected in 1900-1902 as a workhouse for the Barton Regis

Background imageAuthorities Collection: 2nd Southern Hospital, Southmead, Bristol

2nd Southern Hospital, Southmead, Bristol
Military Personnel and nursing staff at the 2nd Southern Hospital, Southmead, Bristol. The buildings were originally erected in 1900-1902 as a workhouse for the Barton Regis Union

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Central London Sick Asylum, Colindale, Hendon, London

Central London Sick Asylum, Colindale, Hendon, London
Distant view of the Central London District Sick Asylum at Colindale, Hendon, North London, opened in 1900 for infectious cases from poor law authorities in central London

Background imageAuthorities 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

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Towed Derelict Torpedo

Towed Derelict Torpedo
Recovery of a lost torpedo by a fishing boat or patrol vessel. Finders received 5 pounds for salvaging derelict torpedoes and returning them to the Admiralty authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Ladies Land League meeting, Ireland

Ladies Land League meeting, Ireland
Authorities dispersing a meeting of the Ladies Land League in Ireland

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Sketches of the evictions in Ireland

Sketches of the evictions in Ireland
These sketches show scenes of evictions, trial, and Irish Land League activity in south west of Ireland. In the first sketch, the special artist of this publication is misunderstood by the crowd

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Racecourse Plowed

Racecourse Plowed
The authorities take the food shortage seriously - just how seriously is evidenced by the plowing up of this racecourse near Petrograd so that crops can be planted there

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Cholera in Russia / 1909

Cholera in Russia / 1909
Russian authorities destroy contaminated peasant hovels in the hope of preventing the spread of cholera

Background imageAuthorities Collection: May Demo Broken Up / 1906

May Demo Broken Up / 1906
May 1st demonstration is broken up by the Paris authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Abbeys Submit to French

Abbeys Submit to French
The Abbeys submit to the French authorities, ending the revolt

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Armed Police Collect Tax

Armed Police Collect Tax
French Government officials seeking to make an inventory of church property meet resistance from peasants who regard it as an attack on the Church

Background imageAuthorities Collection: France Solesmes

France Solesmes
The Benedictine Abbaye de Saint-Pierre has been periodically closed by the authorities, but survives and flourishes as the revivers of Gregorian chant

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Italian Unenthusiasm

Italian Unenthusiasm
The Italian authorities make a big thing out of going to war - but the public soon lose their enthusiasm

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Guarding London against Cholera

Guarding London against Cholera
A photograph showing the authorities inspecting canal barges. As a result of a serious outbreak of cholera in Russia, European countries took stringent measures to prevent the spread of the disease

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Republican Outbreak - 2

Republican Outbreak - 2
A convention of the Montagnards - Republican extremists - at the Conservatoire des Arts & Metiers, Paris, leads to trouble with authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Republican Outbreak - 1

Republican Outbreak - 1
A convention of the Montagnards - Republican extremists - at the Conservatoire des Arts & Metiers, Paris, leads to trouble with authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Tree of Liberty Erected

Tree of Liberty Erected
Republican enthusiasts raise a Tree of Liberty in the rue Saint-Martin, Paris - but it will soon be cut down by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Tree of Liberty Felled2

Tree of Liberty Felled2
Republican enthusiasts raise a Tree of Liberty in the rue Saint-Martin, Paris - but it is soon cut down by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Tree of Liberty Felled

Tree of Liberty Felled
Republican enthusiasts raise a Tree of Liberty in the rue Saint-Martin, Paris - but it is soon cut down by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Republican Outbreak - 3

Republican Outbreak - 3
The authorities take precautions when a demonstration by Montagnards - Republican extremists - threatens to disturb Paris

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Republican Outbreak - 5

Republican Outbreak - 5
In the course of disturbances following a demonstration by Republican extremists, Suchet, one of the leaders, is arrested by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Revolt in Sicily

Revolt in Sicily
An attempted revolt in Siracusa, Sicily, is brutally suppressed by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Venice and Genoa

Venice and Genoa
Naval commander Vettor Pisani is arrested by the Venetian authorities for his failure to repel the attack by the Genoa fleet : but he will be freed and with Zeno save Venice

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Massacres at Lyon

Massacres at Lyon
Six thousand people are slaughtered by revolutionary forces when they finally take Lyon, which has resisted the extremist activities of the Paris authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Louis in the Temple

Louis in the Temple
Louis implores his friends outside France to rescue him : for greater security, the authorities confine him in the Temple prison, once the stronghold of the Templars

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Royal Evasion - 3

Royal Evasion - 3
Alerted to the royals escape, the authorities give orders to stop and search every vehicle : Paul le Blanc and Joseph Pontant halt the royal carriage at Sainte- Menehould

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Royal Evasion - 1

Royal Evasion - 1
Louis and Marie Antoinette escape from the Tuileries in disguise, hoping to cross the frontier of France altogether. The authorities are alarmed and the populace dismayed

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Board room on wheels for the Birmingham Corporation

Board room on wheels for the Birmingham Corporation
Two photographs showing the board room on wheels for the Birmingham Corporation. The coach was fitted up to enable authorities to transact business while paying official visits

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Polka Disapproved 1844

Polka Disapproved 1844
Polka Mania : the perceived excesses of this savage dance are frowned upon by elders and authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Trouble at Geneva 2

Trouble at Geneva 2
Street fighting breaks out in Geneva between the independents and the authorities in regard to the citys religious status. The arsenal is seized by the insurgents

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Trouble at Geneva 1

Trouble at Geneva 1
Street fighting breaks out in Geneva between the independents and the authorities in regard to the citys religious status

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Trouble at Geneva 3

Trouble at Geneva 3
Street fighting breaks out in Geneva between the independents and the authorities in regard to the citys religious status. The bridges are barricaded

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Issue of Passes

Issue of Passes
At the Tauride Palace, passes are issued to the citizens of Petrograd by the revolutionary authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Uprising at Frankfurt

Uprising at Frankfurt
UPRISING AT FRANKFURT A premature attempt to establish constitutional government in Germany leads to riots at Frankfurt but is quashed by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Nihilist Printing Press

Nihilist Printing Press
St Petersburg police discover a nihilist printing press on which disrespectful comments are printed about the tsar, the police and other authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Defences of Rome

Defences of Rome
The authorities prepare to defend Rome against an expected attack by Garibaldi and his men

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Patriot Prisoners

Patriot Prisoners
Patriot prisoners baron Poerio and Pirouti are incarcerated under severe conditions in the infirmary of the bagno (prison) of Ischia by the Neapolitan authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Molly Maguires

Molly Maguires
The Molly Maguires, a secret patriotic organisation whose members dressed as women to fool the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Russia / 1923 / Batum Riot

Russia / 1923 / Batum Riot
By order of the Soviet authorities, the Orthodox cathedral at Batum is turned into a cinema, but locals riot and destroy the equipment

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Train in China 1886

Train in China 1886
The first French railway in China, a Decauville line from Tientsin to Tsching-Yang, is admired by the Chinese authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Field Meeting, England

Field Meeting, England
A FIELD MEETING - at a time when only the Church of England is tolerated, an informer spies on sectarians holding a clandestine meeting and summons the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Locusts in Bosnia

Locusts in Bosnia
When a plague of grasshoppers (orthoptera) or locusts (locusta) devastate Bosnian farmlands, the authorities repel them with asphyxiating gas

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Polluted London Water

Polluted London Water
THE CITY NARCISSUS Punch accuses Londons officials of being too self-satisfied to realise the danger to the the citys health from the polluted water of the Thames

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Chappe Optical Telegraph

Chappe Optical Telegraph
The optical telegraph of Claude Chappe and his brother, erected on the Eglise de Montmartre, is tested by the French authorities and his system is widely adopted

Background imageAuthorities Collection: French Eter Berlin

French Eter Berlin
The French enter Berlin : they are welcomed by the Prussian municipal authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Frankfurt Parliament

Frankfurt Parliament
At Frankfurt-am-Main the authorities call in the troops and dissolve Parliament

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Riots at Erfurt

Riots at Erfurt
Street fighting at Erfurt between demonstrators and the authorities



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