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Cyprus Collection

Background imageCyprus Collection: Map of The Byzantine Empire

Map of The Byzantine Empire
A map showing the extent of the Byzantine Empire - the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Date: 1800

Background imageCyprus Collection: Holy Monastery of Kykkos, Troodos Mountains, Cyprus

Holy Monastery of Kykkos, Troodos Mountains, Cyprus: mosaic, Jacob wrestling with an angel, Genesis 32 and Hosea 12 Date: 2011

Background imageCyprus Collection: Larnaca Castle, Cyprus

Larnaca Castle, Cyprus
The Fort of Larnaca, Cyprus - erected by the Turks in 1625 Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCyprus Collection: St. Barnabas and Hilarion Church, Peristerona, Cyprus

St. Barnabas and Hilarion Church, Peristerona, Cyprus. Date: circa 1958

Background imageCyprus Collection: Phoenician art. Cyprus. Bust of a bearded man. 6th century B

Phoenician art. Cyprus. Bust of a bearded man. 6th century BC. Archaic Period. Limestone. It comes from Golgoi (Cyprus). Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. United States

Background imageCyprus Collection: Douglas C-47 G-AKGX Cyprus Airways Beirut 1955

Douglas C-47 G-AKGX Cyprus Airways Beirut 1955
Douglas C-47 G-AKGXCurion of Cyprus Airways at Beirut, Lebanon on 21 November 1955 Date: 1955

Background imageCyprus Collection: The Asbestos Mines at Pano Amiantos, Cyprus

The Asbestos Mines at Pano Amiantos, Cyprus
Pano Amiantos a village in the Limassol District of Greek Cyprus, located 7 km southwest of Kyperounta. Formerly the village was the site of a large asbestos mine

Background imageCyprus Collection: English Electric Lightning F3s

English Electric Lightning F3s from No 29 Squadron at RAF Episkopi, Cyprus

Background imageCyprus Collection: Skull of a pigmy hippo

Skull of a pigmy hippo
Model of a pigmy hippo skull from Cyprus

Background imageCyprus Collection: The Mavrocordato Quarter - Nicosia, Cyprus

The Mavrocordato Quarter - Nicosia, Cyprus
The Mavrocordato Quarter - Nicosia (Lefkosia), Cyprus

Background imageCyprus Collection: Crusades / Richard 1

Crusades / Richard 1
THIRD CRUSADE Richard I, after taking Cyprus en route, lands at Acre, after which he stays in Palestine for 16 months

Background imageCyprus Collection: Kyrenia Harbour, Cyprus

Kyrenia Harbour, Cyprus circa 1960s

Background imageCyprus Collection: Cartoon, Hot Pies! (Disraeli and Foreign Affairs)

Cartoon, Hot Pies! (Disraeli and Foreign Affairs)
Cartoon, Hot Pies! Disraeli (Conservative Prime Minister), Salisbury (Foreign Secretary) and two others sit on low stools like schoolboys

Background imageCyprus Collection: Panoramic map of Mediterranean by G. H. Davis

Panoramic map of Mediterranean by G. H. Davis
A new centre of world alarm during the Second World War: a panoramic map of the Mediterranean, showing the principal bases

Background imageCyprus Collection: Strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus by G. H. Davis

Strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus by G. H. Davis
The Eastern Mediterranean: maps showing the strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus during the Second World War. Date: 1941

Background imageCyprus Collection: Waiting for the rabbit to bolt

Waiting for the rabbit to bolt
Photograph: Waiting for the rabbit to bolt From an album of 101 photographs, with newspaper cuttings, 1st Bn Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge?s Own), Cyprus, 1955-1958. Date: 1957

Background imageCyprus Collection: Two boy scouts on a beach, Cyprus

Two boy scouts on a beach, Cyprus. Date: 20th century

Background imageCyprus Collection: View from Mount Troodos, Cyprus

View from Mount Troodos, Cyprus Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCyprus Collection: Verdi / Otello / Liebig Card

Verdi / Otello / Liebig Card
Otello arrives in Cyprus, a triumphant hero

Background imageCyprus Collection: Events / War / Crusades

Events / War / Crusades
LOUIS IX EMBARKS FOR THE CRUSADES at Aigues Mortes, sailing first to Cyprus

Background imageCyprus Collection: Map of Third Crusade and Childrens Crusade

Map of Third Crusade and Childrens Crusade
Map of the Third Crusade and the Childrens Crusade, showing various routes and territories. Date: 1190

Background imageCyprus Collection: RAF Phantom FGR. 2 - RAF Wildenrath

RAF Phantom FGR. 2 - RAF Wildenrath
Royal Air Force McDonnell Douglas / Hawker Siddeley F-4M Phantom FGR.2 XV470 G of No.19 Squadron at RAF Wildenrath (d/d 22/03/1969, to RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus 07/1992 for display as 9156M) Date: 1980s

Background imageCyprus Collection: The Old City - Famagusta, Cyprus

The Old City - Famagusta, Cyprus - the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque (originally known as the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas) can be seen in the centre background. circa 1930s

Background imageCyprus Collection: Airbus A310-203 5B-DAQ

Airbus A310-203 5B-DAQ (msn 300), of Cyprus Airways. Date: circa 1995

Background imageCyprus Collection: Bulent Ecevit - prime Minister of Turkey

Bulent Ecevit - prime Minister of Turkey
Bulent Ecevit (1925-2006), Turkish Prime Minister during the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus in 1974 Date: 1974

Background imageCyprus Collection: RMS Titanic - passenger's album of scraps

RMS Titanic - passenger's album of scraps
RMS Titanic - album of scraps, which were the property of Richard May, a Titanic passenger who travelled only as far as Queenstown, Ireland

Background imageCyprus Collection: Colossal male head. 560-540 BC. From Kition, Cyprus

Colossal male head. 560-540 BC. From Kition, Cyprus
Colossal male head with square beard in Assyrian fashion, wearing pointed helmet. Limestone. 560-540 BC. From Kition, Cyprus. Museum of the Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities

Background imageCyprus Collection: Male sculpture. 450 BC. From Mersinaki, Cyprus

Male sculpture. 450 BC. From Mersinaki, Cyprus. Museum of the Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities. Stockholm, Sweden. Date: 2015

Background imageCyprus Collection: Nomikos Lines, Mediterranean Passenger Services

Nomikos Lines, Mediterranean Passenger Services Date: 1955

Background imageCyprus Collection: Armstrong-Whitworth AW. 660 Argosy C. 1 G-BDCV

Armstrong-Whitworth AW. 660 Argosy C. 1 G-BDCV
Armstrong-Whitworth AW.660 Argosy C.1 G-BDCV (msn 6767, ex XP412), of Field Aircraft Services, Ltd. at East Midlands Airport

Background imageCyprus Collection: Phoenician art. Cyprus. The Amathus sarcophagus

Phoenician art. Cyprus. The Amathus sarcophagus with reliefs depicting a parade with chariots. Limestone. Archaic Period. 5th century B.C. It comes from a tomb at Amathus (Cyprus)

Background imageCyprus Collection: Commonwealth Heads of Government 1977

Commonwealth Heads of Government 1977
British Prime Minister James Callaghan leads Commonwealth premiers into Marlborough House, London for lunch, at the beginning of the 1977 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Background imageCyprus Collection: Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprus

Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprus (born Michail Christodolou Mouskos, 1913-1977). He was archbishop and primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church (1950-1977)

Background imageCyprus Collection: Makarios Iii Archbishop Cyprus Michail Christodolou

Makarios Iii Archbishop Cyprus Michail Christodolou
makarios, iii, archbishop, cyprus, michail, christodolou, mouskos, 1913, 1977, primate, autocephalous, cypriot, orthodox, church, 1950, first, president, republic, sitting, desk, presidential

Background imageCyprus Collection: Airbus A320-231 5B-DAV

Airbus A320-231 5B-DAV (msn 37), of Cyprus Airways, on approach to Athens International Airport, on 10 November 1998. Date: 1998

Background imageCyprus Collection: Blackburn Beverley C. 1 W

Blackburn Beverley C. 1 W
Royal Air Force - Blackburn Beverley C.1 W, at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus, preparing to embark troops for a mission. Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Hawker Hunter FGA. 9

Hawker Hunter FGA. 9
Royal Air Force - Hawker Hunter FGA.9, being shown to some VIPS at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus. Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Blackburn Beverley C. 1 XB268 D, XB286s and P

Blackburn Beverley C. 1 XB268 D, XB286s and P
Royal Air Force - Blackburn Beverley C.1 XB268 D, XB286s and P, of No.53 Squadron, at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus. Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Blackburn Beverley C. 1 XB259

Blackburn Beverley C. 1 XB259
Royal Air Force - Blackburn Beverley C.1 XB285, of No.53 Squadron, being loaded at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus for an air-drop. Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Bristol Freighter of Channel Air Bridge

Bristol Freighter of Channel Air Bridge, making a delivery to RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus. Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Avro Vulcan B. 1

Avro Vulcan B. 1
Royal Air Force - Avro Vulcan B.1, at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus Date: circa 1960

Background imageCyprus Collection: Cartoon, A Blaze of Triumph! (Disraeli and Turkey)

Cartoon, A Blaze of Triumph! (Disraeli and Turkey)
Cartoon, A Blaze of Triumph! Disraeli is the hero of the day, having made a deal over Cyprus with Turkey at the Anglo-Turkish Convention, thereby ensuring peace rather than war

Background imageCyprus Collection: House constructed in a rock at Old Paphos

House constructed in a rock at Old Paphos 1, and catacomb at Paphos, Cyprus 2. Illustration by Ali Bey el Abbassi from his Travels in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia, Syria and Turkey

Background imageCyprus Collection: A fountain among the mountains of Paphos, Cyprus

A fountain among the mountains of Paphos, Cyprus. Illustration by Ali Bey el Abbassi from his Travels in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia, Syria and Turkey, London 1816

Background imageCyprus Collection: View of the ancient temple at Amathus, Cyprus

View of the ancient temple at Amathus, Cyprus. Illustration by Ali Bey el Abbassi from his Travels in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia, Syria and Turkey, London 1816

Background imageCyprus Collection: Cyprus rose-flowered rockcress, Arabis purpurea

Cyprus rose-flowered rockcress, Arabis purpurea. Purple-flowered aubrietia, Aubrietia purpurea. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after a botanical illustration by Edward Dalton Smith

Background imageCyprus Collection: Orders of Chivalry

Orders of Chivalry
Chain of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George 363, chain of the Order of Cyprus (Orden des Stillschweigens) 364, chain of the Order of cross of the Order of St

Background imageCyprus Collection: St Hilarion Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus

St Hilarion Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus. Date: circa 1930



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