Daniel Webster and quote on God granting Liberty
A postcard illustrating a quote by Daniel Webster (1782-1852) - a leading American statesman and senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War. Webster was appointed the Secretary of State under three US Presidents. 'God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it'. Date: 1908
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Local Defence Volunteer Force
The uniform of the Local Defence Volunteer Force, established to defend Britain against the anticipated invasion by German parachutists. The uniform supplied by the War Office was a two piece garment of khaki denim, with a field-service cloth cap.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Belmonte castle. A Plateresque window with decoration. La Ma
Belmonte castle. Built by John Pacheco between 1456 and 1470 over another fortification of 1324. Gothic transition to plateresque. It was largely restored by Eugenia de Montijo to use as a residence after losing the throne of France. A Plateresque window with decoration. Province of Cuenca. Castile-La Mancha. Spain.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans