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Burial Collection

Background imageBurial Collection: Holy Trinity Church, in the village of Badgeworth, Gloucestershire Date: 1930s

Holy Trinity Church, in the village of Badgeworth, Gloucestershire Date: 1930s

Background imageBurial Collection: Sutton Hoo treasure

Sutton Hoo treasure
A double-page spread relating to the Anglo-Saxon ship burial ground discovered at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk. it was filled with many priceless treasures, a few of which are shown here

Background imageBurial Collection: Tomb of Tutankhamun. s. XIV BC. EGYPT. QUENA

Tomb of Tutankhamun. s. XIV BC. EGYPT. QUENA
Tomb of Tutankhamun. s.XIV BC. EGYPT. QUENA

Background imageBurial Collection: Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral

Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral
Gravestone of Thomas Thetcher, a Grenadier in the North Regiment of the Hampshire Militia who died of a violent fever contracted by drinking Small Beer when hot on 12th May 1764

Background imageBurial Collection: Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Egypt

Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Egypt
Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Painting on stucco. New Kingdom. 20th Dynasty. 1152-1145 BC. Thebes. Grave 359. Neues Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageBurial Collection: Brunel & Broad Gauge

Brunel & Broad Gauge
ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL The ghost of Brunel laments the burial of the railway broad gauge he invented

Background imageBurial Collection: India / Taj Mahal

India / Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal

Background imageBurial Collection: LCC-MFB funeral of Fireman Martin Sprague

LCC-MFB funeral of Fireman Martin Sprague
View of the funeral procession of Fireman Martin Sprague, who was killed in a fire. Showing the start of the procession from MFB headquarters in Southwark Bridge Road to Highgate Cemetery in North

Background imageBurial Collection: Royal Chattris, Orchha, India

Royal Chattris, Orchha, India
The Royal Chattris (14 cenotaphs or tombs carved out of stone) of former rulers, in Kanchana Ghat on the banks of the river Betwa at Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India

Background imageBurial Collection: St Mary's parish church, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex

St Mary's parish church, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageBurial Collection: Sutton Hoo Treasure. Royal shoulder-clasps. 7th-8th centurie

Sutton Hoo Treasure. Royal shoulder-clasps. 7th-8th centurie
Sutton Hoo Treasure. Royal shoulder-clasps decorated with inlaid gold, enamel and garnet. 7th-8th centuries AD. From Mound 1. Near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. British Museum. London. England

Background imageBurial Collection: The Unknown Warrior Burial Service

The Unknown Warrior Burial Service
The scene in Westminster Abbey as the coffin of The Unknown Warrior is lowered onto bars above the open grave, during the burial service

Background imageBurial Collection: Chapel of Saint Polycarp on Mount Pagos, Izmir

Chapel of Saint Polycarp on Mount Pagos, Izmir
Chapel to the martyrdom of (and burial place of) St. Polycarp (Bishop of Smyrna) situated on Mount Pagos (Kadifekale) close to Izmir (Smyrna) Turkey. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBurial Collection: The Seated Scribe. 28th-23rd c. BC. It belongs

The Seated Scribe. 28th-23rd c. BC. It belongs to the 4th or 5th dynasty. Painted limestone, glass rock eyes inset into copper. It was found in the Old Kingdom burial ground at Sakkara. Egyptian art

Background imageBurial Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageBurial Collection: Leeds Workhouse and Burmantofts Cemetery

Leeds Workhouse and Burmantofts Cemetery
A very early photograph of Leeds Workhouse from Burmantofts Cemetery, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The workhouse, designed by William Perkin and Elisha Backhouse

Background imageBurial Collection: Sir Francis Drakes burial at sea, near Portobelo, Panama

Sir Francis Drakes burial at sea, near Portobelo, Panama. He died of dysentery in January 1596, after an unsuccessful attack on San Juan, Puerto Rico. Date: 1596

Background imageBurial Collection: Old North Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Old North Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Old North Church (officially, Christ Church), in Salem Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with a cemetery visible on the left. Date: circa 1920

Background imageBurial Collection: St Mary's Church, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

St Mary's Church, Kidderminster, Worcestershire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageBurial Collection: St Tysilio Church, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, North Wales

St Tysilio Church, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, North Wales
St Tysilio Church (Llantysilio Church) on Church Island in the village of Menai Bridge, Anglesey, North Wales - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing

Background imageBurial Collection: Embossed Victorian mourning card, Mary Hickman

Embossed Victorian mourning card, Mary Hickman
Embossed Victorian mourning card with a funerary monument. In Memory of Mary, relict of the late Job Hickman, of the Bilston Quarries, she departed this life, December 2nd, 1857, aged 73 years

Background imageBurial Collection: Poster advertising the Tomb of Nefertiti, Luxor, Egypt Date: circa 1950s

Poster advertising the Tomb of Nefertiti, Luxor, Egypt Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBurial Collection: Zhaoling Tomb, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Zhaoling Tomb, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China
View of the Zhaoling Tomb in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. It is the mausoleum of Huang Taiji (Emperor Taizong) of the Qing Dynasty and his Queen. Construction began in 1643 and took eight years

Background imageBurial Collection: The burial of Thomas Hardys heart

The burial of Thomas Hardys heart among his own people: the vicar of Stinsford in Dorset ( Mellstock of Under the Greenwood Tree ) bearing the casket containing it

Background imageBurial Collection: Cock Robin 1

Cock Robin 1
After the unfortunate death of Cock Robin, the Rook reads the burial service

Background imageBurial Collection: Nunhead Cemetery

Nunhead Cemetery
A suburban burial place - Nunhead Cemetery in south London

Background imageBurial Collection: Bunhill Fields Cemetery

Bunhill Fields Cemetery
Cluttered rows of tombstones at Bunhill Fields burial- ground, London

Background imageBurial Collection: Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
View inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, with the Stone of Unction on the left -- according to tradition, the body of Jesus was prepared for burial on this stone by Joseph of Arimathea

Background imageBurial Collection: Abraham purchasing cave for a burial place

Abraham purchasing cave for a burial place
Abraham purchasing the Cave of Machpelah for a burial place - Thomas Bankes Bible, Genesis 23.16. 1787

Background imageBurial Collection: British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial

British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial
ROBIN HOODS DEATH AND BURIAL. British ballad and one of the oldest existing tales of Robin Hood. The final resting place of Robin Hood

Background imageBurial Collection: Konya - Mosque & Turbe (burial building) of Rumi

Konya - Mosque & Turbe (burial building) of Rumi. The Mevlevi Whirling Dervishes of Konya (Konia). This Dervish order was founded in memory of Jelaluddin Rumi (1207 - 1273) - mystic and poet

Background imageBurial Collection: Dolmen of Pedracabana. Catalonia. Spain

Dolmen of Pedracabana. Catalonia. Spain
Dolmen of Pedracabana. Cabo Valley. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageBurial Collection: Maes-Howe (Interior)

Maes-Howe (Interior)
The interior of the Maes Howe chamber shortly after it was re-opened in 1861. Norsemen had already robbed the mound in the 12th century AD and left runic inscriptions

Background imageBurial Collection: Burial Richard II 1400

Burial Richard II 1400
The burial of Richard II, after a probably violent death at Pontefract

Background imageBurial Collection: The Golden Man, Saka warrior of south-eastern Kazakhstan

The Golden Man, Saka warrior of south-eastern Kazakhstan
Saka (Scythian) warrior of Issyk Kurgan, from a skeleton found in a burial mound in south-eastern Kazakhstan. The discovery was named The Golden Man because of the rich burial goods included with it

Background imageBurial Collection: Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Background imageBurial Collection: Ancient Germanic warriors at a banquet

Ancient Germanic warriors at a banquet. Warriors in animal skins eating and drinking, women grilling meat over a fire, in a large wooden structure

Background imageBurial Collection: Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium

Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium
The burial is in the CWGC Cemetery, Hyde Park Corner. In this same cemetery is the grave of Private Albert Edward French, a 16 years old who was the subject of a BBC Radio 4 documentary in 1983

Background imageBurial Collection: The funeral procession of Queen Victoria passing through Windsor on its way to St

The funeral procession of Queen Victoria passing through Windsor on its way to St. Georges Chapel, with her eldest son Edward VII, Kaiser, Wilhelm II and Prince Arthur

Background imageBurial Collection: Sutton Hoo Treasure. Purse lid. 7th-8th centuries AD

Sutton Hoo Treasure. Purse lid. 7th-8th centuries AD. From Mound 1. Near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageBurial Collection: Sutton Hoo Treasure. Domestic objects. 7th-8th centuries AD

Sutton Hoo Treasure. Domestic objects. 7th-8th centuries AD. From Mound 1. Near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageBurial Collection: St Marys Church, Felpham, near Bognor Regis, West Sussex

St Marys Church, Felpham, near Bognor Regis, West Sussex, showing the headstones of the blacksmith William Stone and his wife Mary. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBurial Collection: Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire

Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire
Ornate stone tombs and headstones in the Victorian Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. In the background are the neighbouring terraced houses Date: 1988

Background imageBurial Collection: Aberdaron, Lyn Peninsula, N Wales

Aberdaron, Lyn Peninsula, N Wales
The graveyard of St Hywyns Church above Aberdaron beach on the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. Holidaymakers swim in the surf on the beach Date: 1989

Background imageBurial Collection: St Hywyns Church, Aberdaron

St Hywyns Church, Aberdaron
St Hywyns Church and graveyard above Aberdaron beach on the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. Holidaymakers swim in the surf off the beach. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1989

Background imageBurial Collection: Pretoria, South Africa, Burials of President Kruger & family

Pretoria, South Africa, Burials of President Kruger & family
Pretoria, South Africa - The Burial site of President Kruger and his family. Date: circa 1906

Background imageBurial Collection: Istanbul, Turkey - Interior of the Eyup Sultan Mosque

Istanbul, Turkey - Interior of the Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii) - the complex includes a mausoleum marking the spot where Eyup (Job) al-Ansari

Background imageBurial Collection: Cross-section, prehistoric burial mound, Kazakhstan

Cross-section, prehistoric burial mound, Kazakhstan
Cross-section through a prehistoric burial mound, Kazakhstan



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