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Background imageCivic Collection: English Electric Canberra B2 WD932

English Electric Canberra B2 WD932
English Electric Canberra B2, WD932, was demonstrated at Martin Airport to 20, 000 employees of Martin and their families and civic and business leaders of Maryland and Baltimore. 11 March 1951

Background imageCivic Collection: Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery

Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery
Ceremonial scene at the opening of the annual Colchester Oyster Fishery. On the first Friday of September the Mayor of Colchester, the Town Clerk

Background imageCivic Collection: Southampton Civic Centre

Southampton Civic Centre
The magnificent Civic Centre building, Southampton, Hampshire, the first civic centre in Britain. Designed by E. Berry Webber. Foundation stone was laid in 1930

Background imageCivic Collection: The Night Watch, 1662, by Rembrandt (1606-1669)

The Night Watch, 1662, by Rembrandt (1606-1669)
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669). Dutch painter. The Night Watch, 1662. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageCivic Collection: Oslo City Hall

Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway, was built in 1950 to celebrate the citys 900th anniversary. It is the most distinctive part of the citys waterfront. Date: opened 1950

Background imageCivic Collection: Trade Statutes. Fabric market and tailor s. Gothic

Trade Statutes. Fabric market and tailor s. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Bologna. Civic Medieval Museum

Background imageCivic Collection: ARCIMBOLDO, Giuseppe (1527-1593). The Spring

ARCIMBOLDO, Giuseppe (1527-1593). The Spring. mid. 16th c. Renaissance art. Cinquecento. Oil. ITALY. Brescia. Civic Pinacotheca Tosio Martinengo

Background imageCivic Collection: Town Hall, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire

Town Hall, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCivic Collection: Militia Company of District VIII under the Command of Captai

Militia Company of District VIII under the Command of Captai
Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613-1670). Dutch painter. Militia Company of District VIII under the Command of Captain Roelof Bicker, 1643. Detail. Rijskmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageCivic Collection: Plymouth Guildhall

Plymouth Guildhall, Devon, England, was designed by local architects Alfred Norman and James Hine in the Victorian Gothic style. Rebuilt after the World War Two Blitz. Date: 1873 and 1959

Background imageCivic Collection: Worcester Guildhall

Worcester Guildhall
The fine Assembly Room of Worcester Guildhall, which was built between 1721 and 1724 and occupies the site of a much earlier building. Date: Built 1721 - 1724

Background imageCivic Collection: Lamp post made from German torpedo, Gibraltar

Lamp post made from German torpedo, Gibraltar
Lamp post made from a German torpedo, at a Royal Navy camp in Gibraltar. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCivic 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 imageCivic Collection: Thaxted / Essex / Guildhall

Thaxted / Essex / Guildhall
Built over six hundred years ago, the Guildhall in Thaxted, Essex continues to represent the civic life of the town and is still in daily use

Background imageCivic Collection: The Palazzo Pretoria - Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

The Palazzo Pretoria - Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
The Palazzo Pretoria - a Renaissance-style civic office building, built mainly during the 16th century (completed in 1580s), in the Piazza San Michele in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. Date: 1902

Background imageCivic Collection: The Forum of Roman London

The Forum of Roman London
Artists impression of the Forum of Roman London, located in what is now the City of London. Date: 1926

Background imageCivic Collection: Liverpool - Birkenhead Park - The Lake

Liverpool - Birkenhead Park - The Lake - Lake with Buildings opposite surrounded by Trees. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool

Background imageCivic Collection: Bradford Town Hall 1870S

Bradford Town Hall 1870S
Bradford Town Hall, opened in 1873 and designed by the architects Lockwood and Mawson. It shows the popular gothic style of the time

Background imageCivic Collection: Wellingtons Funeral

Wellingtons Funeral
The Civic Authorities in the Duke of Wellingtons funeral procession passing down Fleet Street, London & the offices of Punch. The road is flanked by armed soldiers

Background imageCivic Collection: Roman crowns and wreaths

Roman crowns and wreaths
Crowns of the ancients: radial crowns 1, 2, laurel wreaths 3, 4, civic crown 5, Obsidionalis (for generals who delivered a town under siege) 6

Background imageCivic Collection: Lithographic Plate of Arms

Lithographic Plate of Arms
A lithographic plate produced by Day and Sons, showing the arms of the Archiepiscopal See of York, together with those of the Episcopal See of Manchester

Background imageCivic Collection: Mrs Calthrop

Mrs Calthrop
A portrait painting of Gladys Calthrop, sat with folded arms, wearing a distinctive orange dress. After befriending Noel Coward

Background imageCivic Collection: Rent Services to the Crown, Corporation of London

Rent Services to the Crown, Corporation of London
Officials of the Corporation of London performing rent services to the Crown in the old court of the Exchequer. It is described as a curious civil custom

Background imageCivic Collection: Town Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Town Hall, Burnley, Lancashire Date: circa 1905

Background imageCivic Collection: Poster, Liverpool Civic Week, Air Pageant at Hooton Park Aerodrome, 24 September

Poster, Liverpool Civic Week, Air Pageant at Hooton Park Aerodrome, 24 September. Date: circa 1933

Background imageCivic Collection: Two portraits of Laurent Novikoff, Chicago, 1930

Two portraits of Laurent Novikoff, Chicago, 1930 - director of the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet and the Opera Ballet School Date: 1930

Background imageCivic Collection: Advert for Laurent Novikoffs ballet school, Chicago, 1930

Advert for Laurent Novikoffs ballet school, Chicago, 1930 Date: 1930

Background imageCivic Collection: Official Municipal Rubbish Tip

Official Municipal Rubbish Tip, 1980s England. Date: 1980s

Background imageCivic Collection: Civic Centre buildings, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Civic Centre buildings, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Date: 1937

Background imageCivic Collection: Town Hall, Bolton, Lancashire

Town Hall, Bolton, Lancashire, decorated for the Coronation of King George V. Date: 1911

Background imageCivic Collection: Civic reception for Olympic victor Harold Whitlock

Civic reception for Olympic victor Harold Whitlock
Civic reception for the Olympic 50 kilometres Marathon victor Harold Whitlock at Deptford Town Hall, south east London, 12 August 1936. Date: 1936

Background imageCivic Collection: City Hall, Aveiro, Central Portugal

City Hall, Aveiro, Central Portugal. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageCivic Collection: Palazzo del Podesta, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy

Palazzo del Podesta, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo del Podesta (Palazzo Comunale/del Popolo, town hall), San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy. Date: circa 1904

Background imageCivic Collection: New Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square

New Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square
Opulent Civil Architecture - the New Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, London designed by Architect Edwin Cooper. 1922

Background imageCivic Collection: Ian Pirie MacDonald (1867 - 1942), American portrait photographer

Ian Pirie MacDonald (1867 - 1942), American portrait photographer, New York City civic leader, and peace advocate. Date: 1913

Background imageCivic Collection: Opening of the Birkenhead docks and parks 1847

Opening of the Birkenhead docks and parks 1847
Opening of the Birkenhead docks and parks. The park was designed by Joseph Paxton and opened on the 5th April 1847 as the first publicly funded civic park in Britain. Date: 1847

Background imageCivic Collection: Waits at Seven Dials, London, 1853

Waits at Seven Dials, London, 1853
Group of Christmas Waits or street musicians playing at Seven Dials, London. Until the middle of the 19th century Waits had been town musicians

Background imageCivic Collection: Palazzo del Podesta, Bologna, Italy. Date: circa 1901

Palazzo del Podesta, Bologna, Italy. Date: circa 1901

Background imageCivic Collection: Enthronement of Durhams Bishop

Enthronement of Durhams Bishop
The Enthronement of Bishop Hensley Henson as Bishop of Durham. Date: 1920

Background imageCivic Collection: Fisherwick Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Fisherwick Place, Belfast, Northern Ireland, with Assembly buildings on the right. Date: circa 1908

Background imageCivic Collection: Civic Centre, San Francisco, USA - Exposition Auditorium

Civic Centre, San Francisco, USA - Exposition Auditorium
Civic Centre (now the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium), San Francisco, California, USA - Exposition Auditorium. The auditorium was designed by renowned Bay Area architects John Galen Howard

Background imageCivic Collection: The Town Hall, Museum and Police Court - Bootle, Lancashire

The Town Hall, Museum and Police Court - Bootle, Lancashire Date: 1909

Background imageCivic Collection: Paris, France - Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris, France - Notre Dame Cathedral. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageCivic Collection: San Francisco, California, USA - City Hall and Civic Centre

San Francisco, California, USA - City Hall and Civic Centre - Aerial View Date: 1928

Background imageCivic Collection: The Chicago Civic Opera House

The Chicago Civic Opera House. - a 42 stories high building built in 1929, occupying an entire block between Madison and Washington Streets - home of the Chicago Civic Opera. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCivic Collection: Timgad, Algeria - public latrines in Roman ruins

Timgad, Algeria - public latrines in Roman ruins
The ruins of what was once Timgad, a Roman colonial town in Algeria, founded by the Emperor Trajan around 100AD. The city is known for being one of the best surviving examples of the grid plan in

Background imageCivic Collection: Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the P

Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the P
Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613-1670). Dutch painter. Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Munster, 1648. Rijskmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageCivic Collection: Battle of Marathon. Detail of a sarcophagus

Battle of Marathon. Detail of a sarcophagus. Greek art. Relief on marble. ITALY. Brescia. Roman Civic Museum



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