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Background imageAwarded Collection: Marie Curie

Marie Curie
Born in Poland in 1867, after receiving her secondary education she worked as a governess for eight years. Marie moved to Paris and read Physics at the Sorbonne

Background imageAwarded Collection: Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC

Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse, VC
Captain Noel G. Chavasse was Medical Officer to the 1/ 10th Battalion of the Kings Liverpool Regiment during the First World War

Background imageAwarded Collection: Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879

Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879
Illustration showing Colonel (later General) Sir Redvers Henry Buller (1839-1908) (centre, on horse) rescuing Captain D Arcy during a skirmish with Zulu warriors on Inhlobane Mountain, 1879

Background imageAwarded Collection: Methodist Book-Plate

Methodist Book-Plate
Wesleyan Sunday School prizewinners book-plate awarded to A W Harris of Littlehampton, Sussex, England. What did he do to deserve it?

Background imageAwarded Collection: Roentgen X-Rays Patient

Roentgen X-Rays Patient
William Konrad Roentgen examines a patient. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1901 for his discovery in 1895 of what was to be called the x-ray

Background imageAwarded Collection: Robert Lindsay at Alma

Robert Lindsay at Alma
Lieut. Robert Lindsay of the 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier Guards leads a charge against the Russian Batteries. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageAwarded Collection: Siege of Lucknow

Siege of Lucknow
Lieutenant Macpherson leads a a charge by the 78th Highlanders to capture enemy guns at Lucknow. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageAwarded Collection: Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford
ERNEST RUTHERFORD British physicist, awarded 1908 Nobel prize for chemistry, president of the Royal Society 1925-30

Background imageAwarded Collection: Curie, Marie and Pierre

Curie, Marie and Pierre
In their laboratory in Paris shortly after being awarded the Davy medal for their work by the Royal Society

Background imageAwarded Collection: Scipio Africanus - 2

Scipio Africanus - 2
After his successes against the Carthaginians, Publius Cornelius Scipio is awarded a massive triumphal procession; he is henceforth known as Scipio Africanus

Background imageAwarded Collection: Afghan Futtehabad 1879

Afghan Futtehabad 1879
At the battle of Futtehabad during the Afghan War, Lieutenant Hamilton of the Guide Corps is awarded the Victoria Cross for his brave cavalry charge

Background imageAwarded Collection: Peggy Prince

Peggy Prince received an M.B.E. after making two journeys out to sea in a canoe in order to rescue the crew of a crashed bomber, saving the wireless operators life. 1940

Background imageAwarded Collection: Woman Fencing 1930

Woman Fencing 1930
Eleanor Macdonald, the only woman to whom the degree of Maitre d Armes de l Academie d Epee de Paris has been awarded, shows us how attractive breeches can be

Background imageAwarded Collection: Poster, New York World's Fair, The World of Tomorrow

Poster, New York World's Fair, The World of Tomorrow
Travel poster, designed by Joseph Binder, New York World?s Fair, The World of tomorrow, 1939, Grinnell Litho, New York, USA

Background imageAwarded Collection: Medals Awarded for Gallantry or Life-Saving at Sea

Medals Awarded for Gallantry or Life-Saving at Sea - top row (L-R) Stanhope gold medal awarded by the Royal Humane Society for the bravest life-saving deed of the year

Background imageAwarded Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace

Inspector Alice B Clayden outside Buckingham Palace
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, outside Buckingham Palace on 2 January 1928. Her brother Sergeant Alfred William Clayden (second from left)

Background imageAwarded Collection: Allied Military Leaders receive Legion of Honour Grand Croix

Allied Military Leaders receive Legion of Honour Grand Croix
Allied Military Leaders - WWII era. General Gamelin, Commander-in-chief of the Allied Armies; General Sir Edmund Ironside, Chief of the British Imperial General Staff; General Viscount Gort

Background imageAwarded Collection: Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust
MARCEL PROUST French writer, at the time of being awarded the prestigious Prix Goncourt. Date: 1871 - 1922

Background imageAwarded Collection: Certificate - Royal Photographic Society

Certificate - Royal Photographic Society
A certificate awarded to Heinz Zinram, conferring upon him Fellowship of The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain - 11th November 1946

Background imageAwarded Collection: Whistler V Ruskin

Whistler V Ruskin
Punch comments on the Whistler-Ruskin libel case, in which Whistler was awarded one farthing damages

Background imageAwarded Collection: Gold Cup to be awarded to the winner of the speed race

Gold Cup to be awarded to the winner of the speed race of the MacRobertson Air Race from RAF Mildenhall to Melbourne in 1934

Background imageAwarded Collection: Olympics / 1908 / Marathon

Olympics / 1908 / Marathon
THE MARATHON Dorando Pietri passing through Wembley. He finished first but was disqualified because he was helped at the finish. He was awarded a special cup

Background imageAwarded Collection: Luigi Pirandello Nobel

Luigi Pirandello Nobel
LUIGI PIRANDELLO Italian novelist, dramatist and lecturer, awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 1934

Background imageAwarded Collection: Bell at Battle of Alma

Bell at Battle of Alma
Captain Bell of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers captures a Russian gun at the Battle of Alma. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageAwarded Collection: Wing Commander Guy Gibson & wife at Buckingham Palace for VC

Wing Commander Guy Gibson & wife at Buckingham Palace for VC
Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC, DSO and Bar seen with his wife at Buckingham Palace to receive the Victoria CRoss and bar to the DSO, handed to him by Queen Elizabeth

Background imageAwarded Collection: Khiuaz Dospanova, Khazak pilot and national heroine

Khiuaz Dospanova, Khazak pilot and national heroine
Khiuaz Dospanova (1922-2008), Khazak pilot who served during the Second World War, in the 588th Night Bomber Regiment, nicknamed the Night Witches

Background imageAwarded Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H
Transland Ag-2 N8830H and N8831H, 1st and 2nd prototypes. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background imageAwarded Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H, the first prototype in flight. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background imageAwarded Collection: Lord Roberts capturing the Sepoy Standard at Cawnpore

Lord Roberts capturing the Sepoy Standard at Cawnpore (Kanpur), India, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross Date: 1858

Background imageAwarded Collection: Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield

Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield
A portrait photograph of British architect and garden designer, Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield, taken in 1918, he was an associate of the Royal Academy in 1905

Background imageAwarded Collection: Prince of Asturias wearing the cross of Maria Isabel Luisa

Prince of Asturias wearing the cross of Maria Isabel Luisa
The Prince of Asturias (future Alfonso XII, 1857-1885) wearing the cross of Maria Isabel Luisa. Chromolithography by J. Donon

Background imageAwarded Collection: RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons

RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons
RMS Titanic - Second Officer Charles Lightoller. An official summons to appear before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia

Background imageAwarded Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. A 9 carat gold round medallion, unnamed, with hallmarks for Birmingham 1912

Background imageAwarded Collection: Knight with the naval decoration of the Cruz de Distincion

Knight with the naval decoration of the Cruz de Distincion de la Diadema Real de Marina (Cross of Distinction of the Royal Naval Diadem)

Background imageAwarded Collection: The Prince of Asturias (future Alfonso XII, 1857-1885)

The Prince of Asturias (future Alfonso XII, 1857-1885) wearing the cross of Maria Isabel Luisa. Chromolithography by J. Donon

Background imageAwarded Collection: The Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand

The Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand
Knight in ceremonial dress and wearing the Grand Cross of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand, also known as the Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand

Background imageAwarded Collection: Miss Collins

Miss Collins
A portrait oil painting of Miss Gladys Neville Collins, daughter of trustee of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria, J. T. Collins. Date: circa 1925

Background imageAwarded Collection: Dr. Hamilton

Dr. Hamilton
A portrait oil painting of Dr. Hamilton, who is wearing a heavy long coat, with a white scarf, with a proud pose. Date: circa 1923

Background imageAwarded Collection: Professor Harrison Moore

Professor Harrison Moore
A portrait oil painting of Australian lawyer and academic professor at the University of Melbourne, Sir William Harrison Moore

Background imageAwarded Collection: A Valley of the Tweed

A Valley of the Tweed
Oil painting showing sunlight striking a landscape of hills and distant mountains. Awarded the Wynne Prize in 1921. Date: circa 1921

Background imageAwarded Collection: Embroidered Shawl

Embroidered Shawl
A Floral embroidered shawl, by Mrs. Mary Davis, who also sent a scarf to the Paris Exhibition for which she was awarded a gold medal in the textile department. Date: circa 1927

Background imageAwarded Collection: Lengthmen - Prize Length, Newport Division

Lengthmen - Prize Length, Newport Division, 1943 - Newport, South Wales. The term Lengthsman was coined in the 18th century in a concept rooted in the Tudor Era as far back as War of the Roses

Background imageAwarded Collection: Royal Air Force Aircraftman C. R. Driver, WW2

Royal Air Force Aircraftman C. R. Driver, WW2
Royal Air Force Aircraftman C.R. Driver awarded Distinguished Flying Medal during the Second World War. Date: 1942

Background imageAwarded Collection: HMS Usk - a Yarrow-type River-Class destroyer

HMS Usk - a Yarrow-type River-Class destroyer
Royal Navy - HMS Usk, a Yarrow-type River-Class destroyer ordered under the 1901 - 1902 Naval Estimates and named after the River Usk in Wales flowing through Newport

Background imageAwarded Collection: Bronze sculpture of a WWI British trooper

Bronze sculpture of a WWI British trooper
Bronze sculpture of a First World War British trooper astride his horse.Born in Paris 26.11.1871, he learned the techniques of Sculpture from his father

Background imageAwarded Collection: Bette Davis (1908 - 1989), American actress in Dangerous, for which she was awarded an A. M. P. S

Bette Davis (1908 - 1989), American actress in Dangerous, for which she was awarded an A. M. P. S
Bette Davis (1908 - 1989), American actress in Dangerous, for which she was awarded an A.M.P.S. for the best screen performance given by a woman in 1935. Date: 1936

Background imageAwarded Collection: Professor Elie Metchnikoff Iln Import 21 Dec

Professor Elie Metchnikoff Iln Import 21 Dec
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