Gallieni, Colonial Administrator and Island of Madagascar
Map of the (then) French Overseas Territory, the island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean - with inset portrait of Joseph Simon Gallieni (1849-1916). Gallieni is infamous in Madagascar as the French military leader who exiled Queen Ranavalona III and abolished the 350-year-old monarchy on the island. Date: circa 1920
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). Physicist, Italian mathematicia
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). Physicist, Italian mathematician and astronomer. Galileo demonstrating his astronomical theories. Engraving by Rico in the 'Spanish and American Illustration' (1884). Coloured.
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New dial work of a small spring clock
New dial work of a small spring clock.. New dial work of a small spring clock showing the phenomena of the moon, days of the week, months, compass, etc. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after a drawing by J. Farey from Abraham Rees' Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1820.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans