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Authority Collection

Background imageAuthority Collection: The King of Kings

The King of Kings -- Jesus Christ surrounded by rulers (kings, queens, emperors, etc) from various countries and periods in history. 1916

Background imageAuthority Collection: Hindu God Indra

Hindu God Indra
Indra, King of the hindu gods in an early collection of hymns, the Rig Veda. He had authority over the sky; he could rend clouds apart with thunderbolts to make rain

Background imageAuthority Collection: The Car That Touched a Policeman by H. M. Bateman

The Car That Touched a Policeman by H. M. Bateman
An entire queue of traffic, as well as pedestrians stop and look on in horror as a couple driving a small, yellow car accidentally bump an incandescently irate policeman in the middle of the road

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police recruitment poster

Metropolitan Police recruitment poster
A Metropolitan Police recruitment poster, asking for ex-servicemen to apply. There are several hundred vacancies to fill

Background imageAuthority Collection: Masonic Regalia

Masonic Regalia
The regalia and accoutrements appropriate to the dignity, puissance and authority of the Grand Officer of the Grand Lodge of England

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Metropolitan Police whistle and chain
A Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Background imageAuthority Collection: Ladislaus I of Hungary or St. Ladislaus (Laszlo) (1040-1095)

Ladislaus I of Hungary or St. Ladislaus (Laszlo) (1040-1095). King of Hungary between 1077-1095. Portrait by Ignac Roskovics (1854-1916). Hungarian National Gallery. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty

Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty
A Metropolitan Police officer, PC Edward Ridout of Chelsea Police Station, on traffic duty. He is standing by a zebra crossing to help a little boy across the road

Background imageAuthority Collection: Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman

Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman. 1930s

Background imageAuthority Collection: Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland

Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland
Stobhill Hospital was erected in 1903-4 at Springburn, Glasgow, by the citys poor law authority. It provided around 2000 beds for the infirm and chronically sick poor, and for children

Background imageAuthority Collection: Geo Roes Irish Whisky

Geo Roes Irish Whisky
This advert extols the medicinal benefits of whisky quoting the British Medical Journal for authority

Background imageAuthority Collection: Policeman at a police call box

Policeman at a police call box
A policeman on the phone at a police public call box on a London street

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police air raid siren

Metropolitan Police air raid siren
A Metropolitan Police air raid siren, as used in wartime

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio
A Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Metropolitan Police whistle and chain
A Metropolitan Police whistle and chain

Background imageAuthority Collection: 1957 nuclear test: Fall-out

1957 nuclear test: Fall-out
Fallout: The sinister and prolonged after-effect of nuclear explosions: a drawing illustrating some characteristics of this haunting phenomenon.An illustration by special Illustrated London News

Background imageAuthority Collection: Four Rc Doctors 16C

Four Rc Doctors 16C
The four doctors of the Catholic Church: Augustine, Gregory, Jerome and Ambrose, sitting at a table with their books

Background imageAuthority Collection: Ottoman Empire. Sultan received in the Topkapi Palace counse

Ottoman Empire. Sultan received in the Topkapi Palace counse
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Sultan received in the courtroom of the Topkapi Palace counselors. Istanbul. Recorded. Engraving 19th century. Colored

Background imageAuthority Collection: Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow

Stobhill Hospital, Springburn, Glasgow
An aerial view of Stobhill Hospital, erected in 1903-4 at Springburn, Glasgow, by the citys poor law authority. It provided around 2000 beds for the infirm and chronic sick poor, and for children

Background imageAuthority Collection: Policemen in station parade room, London

Policemen in station parade room, London
Four policemen stand ready in their uniforms, with notebooks, whistles and truncheons, in the station parade room at Ruislip, north west London, watched by their commanding officer

Background imageAuthority Collection: John Wyclif and the Lollards

John Wyclif and the Lollards
John Wyclif, Christian theologian and reformer, sending out some of his followers, known as Lollards, on their teaching missions

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police cosh

Metropolitan Police cosh
A Metropolitan Police cosh with a leather looped handle

Background imageAuthority Collection: Entrance hall corridor, Woolwich Town Hall, SE London

Entrance hall corridor, Woolwich Town Hall, SE London. circa 1908

Background imageAuthority Collection: Closeup of a policemans helmet

Closeup of a policemans helmet
Closeup of a Metropolitan Police policemans helmet, with the E II R badge on it

Background imageAuthority Collection: Hove Town Hall, Brighton, Sussex

Hove Town Hall, Brighton, Sussex. circa 1890

Background imageAuthority Collection: Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Aberdeenshire

Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Aberdeenshire
Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Cairngorms National Park Authority, near Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Date: 1900s

Background imageAuthority Collection: Sea wall and esplanade, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

Sea wall and esplanade, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. A memorial stone forms part of the wall, dated 1922-1923. The sea wall

Background imageAuthority Collection: Alexis Soyer

Alexis Soyer
ALEXIS SOYER noted chef and authority on gastronomy Date: 1800 - 1858

Background imageAuthority Collection: Sir Walter Macarthur Allen

Sir Walter Macarthur Allen (1870-1943), Commander in Chief of the Metropolitan Special Constabulary (MSC). Portrait photograph by Hay Wrightson

Background imageAuthority Collection: Alexis Soyer Cooking

Alexis Soyer Cooking
ALEXIS SOYER noted chef and authority on gastronomy, seen cooking amid the ruins of the Parthenon at Athens en route to the Crimea

Background imageAuthority Collection: Postman in Thailand

Postman in Thailand
The Thai postman uses an elephant, carrying a flag with the sacred white elephant symbol as a sign of authority

Background imageAuthority Collection: Doges Palace. Venice

Doges Palace. Venice
Italy. Venice. Doges Palace. Gothic building. 14th - 15th centuries. Facade

Background imageAuthority Collection: Wreck lighter and two boats, London

Wreck lighter and two boats, London
Wreck lighter and two boats, Port of London Authority. Date: 20th century

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police officer on his bicycle, Ferrier Estate

Metropolitan Police officer on his bicycle, Ferrier Estate
A Metropolitan Police officer, PC Percy Ungate, riding his bicycle along Moorehead (or Moorhead) Way, on the Ferrier Estate, a large housing estate in Kidbrooke, south east London

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police launch on the River Thames

Metropolitan Police launch on the River Thames
A Metropolitan Police launch on the River Thames, with Tower Bridge in the background

Background imageAuthority Collection: Two policemen with dogs

Two policemen with dogs
Two policemen with their dogs

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police gas mask, bag, rattle and tin helmet

Metropolitan Police gas mask, bag, rattle and tin helmet
A Metropolitan Police gas mask, bag, rattle and tin helmet, as used in wartime

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police peaked cap

Metropolitan Police peaked cap
A Metropolitan Police peaked cap

Background imageAuthority Collection: Metropolitan Police Telephone Box System instruction book

Metropolitan Police Telephone Box System instruction book
A Metropolitan Police instruction book: Telephone Box System, published by Peckham Sub-Division

Background imageAuthority Collection: Tea Tasting 1930S

Tea Tasting 1930S
Miss Margaret Irving, pictured in her London tasting office, was the only woman tea taster in Britain and an authority in London as a connoisseur of all blends of tea

Background imageAuthority Collection: Map of the Greater London area

Map of the Greater London area with council areas marked. Date: mid-20th century

Background imageAuthority Collection: Meeting of Lord Clive Mir Jafar after Battle of Plassey Meeting of Lord Clive

Meeting of Lord Clive Mir Jafar after Battle of Plassey Meeting of Lord Clive
Meeting of Lord Clive with Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, Bengal, India. 1757

Background imageAuthority Collection: Shanuy Mode, supreme ruler of the Huns

Shanuy Mode, supreme ruler of the Huns
Shanuy Mode, Ruler of Mode, supreme ruler of the Huns

Background imageAuthority Collection: Zhangir Khan, governor of Kazakh Khanate

Zhangir Khan, governor of Kazakh Khanate
Zhangir Khan (Salqam Jangir Khan, 1610-1680), Kazakh Khan, governor of the Kazakh Khanate from 1629 to 1680. 17th century

Background imageAuthority Collection: Buman (Illig Qaghan), founder of Kaghanate Bum�an (Illig Qaghan)

Buman (Illig Qaghan), founder of Kaghanate Bum�an (Illig Qaghan)
Bumin Khagan (Illig Qaghan, reigned 551-552), founder of the Turkic Kaghanate. This form of government was typical for the Eurasian Steppe from the 6th to the 10th century. circa 6th century

Background imageAuthority Collection: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident Super 3B-140

Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident Super 3B-140
First-Flight Take-Off of the Hawker Siddeley Hs-121 Trident Super 3B-140 Most Powerful Variant of the Trident Family with a Photographer in the Foreground Date: 1975

Background imageAuthority Collection: Lord Cornwallis receiving sons of Tipu Sultan as hostages

Lord Cornwallis receiving sons of Tipu Sultan as hostages
Lord Cornwallis receiving the sons of Tipu Sultan as hostages. 1792

Background imageAuthority Collection: King of Bunyoro and two chiefs, Western Uganda, East Africa

King of Bunyoro and two chiefs, Western Uganda, East Africa
King of Bunyoro and two chiefs in ceremonial dress, Western Uganda, East Africa. Date: 1922



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