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Authorities Collection (#3)

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

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Charlottenburg Riots

Charlottenburg Riots
At Charlottenburg, a gathering of democrats is broken up by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Land League Meeting

Land League Meeting
Police surprise a clandestine meeting of the outlawed Land League, which advocates non- payment of rent and other forms of resistance to the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Land League Demo

Land League Demo
The Land League stage a demonstration at Limerick, calling on tenant farmers to refuse to pay rent so long as the Land League is outlawed by the authorities

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Cattle Seized

Cattle Seized
When Irish farmers respond to Parnells instruction and refuse to pay their rents, their cattle are seized by the authorities at Sligo

Background imageAuthorities Collection: Republican Demo

Republican Demo
A Republican demonstration in the streets of Paris - the authorities break up the meeting at the Porte Saint- Martin



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