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Background imageDestroying Collection: His Broadcast Masters Voice by George Studdy

His Broadcast Masters Voice by George Studdy
A spoof on the famous His Masters Voice logo featuring a dog listening to a gramophone; Bonzo, the comic canine creation of George Studdy

Background imageDestroying Collection: St Boniface / Sacred Oak

St Boniface / Sacred Oak
SAINT BONIFACE (Wynfryth, of Crediton) Bishop of Mainz, missionary and martyr in Germany, destroying the sacred oak of an ancient German god

Background imageDestroying Collection: Battle of Salamanca

Battle of Salamanca
Wellington decisively defeats the French under Marmont at Salamanca, destroying the French army at relatively little cost

Background imageDestroying Collection: Sunderland Flying Boat

Sunderland Flying Boat
The cockpit of a Sunderland Flying Boat aeroplane, proto 1937. During World War Two it was used for destroying U- Boats and the was nicknamed The Porcupine by the Germans Date: 1937

Background imageDestroying Collection: Suffragette Militant Attack on Golf Course

Suffragette Militant Attack on Golf Course. A Suffragette under cover of darkness, pours acid on the golf course, unaware shes being watched

Background imageDestroying Collection: Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving

Cortes destroying his fleet. Colored engraving
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Cortes destroying his fleet, moored in the Villa Rica of the Vera Cruz, to prevent defections among his crew. Volume I. Engraving by J

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CONGO, Democratic Republic of the. Goma. Democratic Republic of the Congo (2008). Kivu Conflict. Nyiragongo volcano, that erupted the last time on 17th January 2008 destroying the city of Goma

Background imageDestroying Collection: Salamanca 1812 (Kelly)

Salamanca 1812 (Kelly)
At SALAMANCA Wellington scores a great victory, destroying a third of the French army in 45 minutes : British losses were only one-third of the French

Background imageDestroying Collection: Anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London

Anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London. Placards read: Black Dwarf, Axel Springer Today! Cecil King Tomorrow

Background imageDestroying Collection: WW2 - Boy's Own Paper March 1941

WW2 - Boy's Own Paper March 1941
An illustrated front cover of a WW2 children's paper, Boys Own, March 1941. The image shows two British Royal Air Force pilots giving each other a thumbs up from different fighter planes

Background imageDestroying Collection: WW2 - British Fighter Plane Destroys Enemy Raider

WW2 - British Fighter Plane Destroys Enemy Raider
An illustration showing some British WW2 fighter planes intercepting and destroying enemy raiders attempting to cross our coast. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageDestroying Collection: Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conquistador

Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conquistador of the Aztec empire. He decided to sink his ships, which were anchored in the city of Villa Rica de Veracruz

Background imageDestroying Collection: Explosion of a bridge on Western Front, WW1

Explosion of a bridge on Western Front, WW1
German explosion of a bridge on the Western Front, First World War, isolating Allied troops. 1914-1918

Background imageDestroying Collection: Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column

Invasion Bells and the Fifth Column
A suggestion that a Gang of Spies could attempt to disguise themselves as innocent country folk and succeed in stopping the ringing of the church bells used in warning of attempted invasion

Background imageDestroying Collection: Tokyo postman delivering letters to the rubble

Tokyo postman delivering letters to the rubble
Laden with letters from anxious enquiries from relatives. A Japanese postman amongst the ruins of where the house were once situated

Background imageDestroying Collection: Tokyo earthquake 1923

Tokyo earthquake 1923
A railway shelter for the night with men, women and children huddled together in a carriage on a siding at Numadzu Station after the catastrophic earthquake that hit Tokyo

Background imageDestroying Collection: Fools mushroom, Amanita verna

Fools mushroom, Amanita verna
Deadly amanita, fools mushroom, destroying angel or the mushroom fool, Amanita verna (Amanita vernus). Chromolithograph after a botanical illustration by William Hamilton Gibson from his book Our

Background imageDestroying Collection: America - The Boston Tea Party

America - The Boston Tea Party
The Boston Tea Party was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16th 1773. 6 December 1773

Background imageDestroying Collection: Peruvian army destroying its own Fleet

Peruvian army destroying its own Fleet
The Peruvian army destroying their own fleet before evacuating Callao, in order to make sure they are unusable by the Chilean army

Background imageDestroying Collection: Puritans destroying the Eleanor cross in Cheapside

Puritans destroying the Eleanor cross in Cheapside, London in 1643. Date: 1643

Background imageDestroying Collection: Demolition of Cheapside Cross, destroyed by Parliamentarians during the Civil War

Demolition of Cheapside Cross, destroyed by Parliamentarians during the Civil War, by which time they had come to be seen as symbols of royal oppression. Date: 2 May 1643

Background imageDestroying Collection: USN - Richmond Naval Air Station after Hurricane Nine - 1945

USN - Richmond Naval Air Station after Hurricane Nine - 1945
United States Navy - Richmond Naval Air Station (Richmond NAS), just west of Miami, showing the destroyed, huge, airship hangars which burnt down during Hurricane Nine on 15 September 1945

Background imageDestroying Collection: Demolition of Cheapside Cross, destroyed by Parliamentarians during the Civil War

Demolition of Cheapside Cross, destroyed by Parliamentarians during the Civil War, by which time they had come to be seen as symbols of royal oppression Date: 1643

Background imageDestroying Collection: PHAETON AND PHOEBUS

PHAETON AND PHOEBUS
Phaeton, son of Phoebus Apollo (the Sun) asks his father if he may borrow the family chariot. Apollo says yes - with disastrous consequences, nearly destroying the world !

Background imageDestroying Collection: Seeking to arrest the dread disease: ridding the infected district of creatures likely to

Seeking to arrest the dread disease: ridding the infected district of creatures likely to carry plague-microbes. Illustrative diagram in The Illustrated London News showing how a major cull of rats

Background imageDestroying Collection: WW1 - HMS Badger rams U-19 German Navy U-Boat, 1914

WW1 - HMS Badger rams U-19 German Navy U-Boat, 1914
WW1 - HMS Badger was an Acheron-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was the eighth Royal Navy ship that served during the First World War

Background imageDestroying Collection: Old Type Terrier

Old Type Terrier
An early type of terrier, resembling the Black & Tan Terrier of today. Used in the past, as its old name indicates, for hunting and destroying rats and mice

Background imageDestroying Collection: Air Wonder Stories scifi magazine cover, Destroyimg Waterspout

Air Wonder Stories scifi magazine cover, Destroyimg Waterspout
THE FLIGHT OF THE EASTERN STAR (Ed Earl Repp) - the powerful aircraft destroys a dangerous waterspout by flying through it

Background imageDestroying Collection: Publius Valerius Publicola destroys his own house

Publius Valerius Publicola destroys his own house
Publius Valerius Publicola, a Roman Consul, to dissipate suspicion of his ambitions, destroys his own splendid house on top of the Velian Hill - an instance of Roman high-mindedness and self-sacrifice

Background imageDestroying Collection: The Channel Islands - Creux Harbour

The Channel Islands - Creux Harbour - Small - walled harbour - boats inside. Part of Box 234 Boswell Collection - The Channel Islands The first harbour at Creux was built in 1588 by the first

Background imageDestroying Collection: Cortes destroying his fleet. Engraving

Cortes destroying his fleet. Engraving
Hernan Cortes (1488-1547). Spanish conqueror of Mexico. Cortes destroying his fleet, moored in the Villa Rica of the Vera Cruz, to prevent defections among his crew. Volume I. Engraving by J

Background imageDestroying Collection: Zeebrugge mole fight: marines charging along the mole, 1918

Zeebrugge mole fight: marines charging along the mole, 1918
The Zeebrugge mole fight: HMS Vindictives marines charging along the mole, bomb a German destroyer. After escalating the parapet and dropping down to the mole itself

Background imageDestroying Collection: John Bagford, Collector

John Bagford, Collector
JOHN BAGFORD, shoeamker and book collector, who deserves praise for rescuing ancient ballads, but indignation for destroying countless old books for their title pages. Date: 1650 - 1716

Background imageDestroying Collection: Destroying Saxon Idols

Destroying Saxon Idols
Charlemagne orders the pagan idols of the Saxons to be destroyed, building Christian churches instead Date: 778

Background imageDestroying Collection: Little dog destroying a doll on a Christmas card

Little dog destroying a doll on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDestroying Collection: WW1 - German aircraft views the English Navy - North Sea

WW1 - German aircraft views the English Navy - North Sea
WW1 - A German illustration of a battle in the North Sea showing a German aircraft beating-off the English Navy. Three enemy merchant-vessels are being destroyed

Background imageDestroying Collection: WW1 - Western Front - Canadian troops in action at St. Eloi

WW1 - Western Front - Canadian troops in action at St. Eloi
WW1 - Western Front - Canadian troops in action, destroying a hill near St. Eloi, a point used by the Germans as an observation post. Date: 1916

Background imageDestroying Collection: Suffragette Pillar Box Outrage

Suffragette Pillar Box Outrage. Well-dressed man, possibly drunk has slipped on pavement next to a red pillar (post) box, losing his top hat. Caption reads, Another Pillar Box Outrage

Background imageDestroying Collection: Suffragette Smashing Crystal Palace

Suffragette Smashing Crystal Palace. Cartoon showing a suffragette, Miss. Suffra Glasbrake Gyste with a bucket of bricks, destroying the Crystal Palace, her hammer discarded on the ground

Background imageDestroying Collection: Puppies attaching the post - Ridways Tea Advertisement

Puppies attaching the post - Ridways Tea Advertisement
" The Pick of the post". An advertising postcard for Ridgways Tea, showing a pack of young puppies making some tasty discoveries while the Postmans back is turned

Background imageDestroying Collection: The Destroying angel

The Destroying angel!. Avenging angel over composite of scenes depicting the joys and sorrows of human life. Date c.1870

Background imageDestroying Collection: The U. S. naval expedition under Com ore M. C. Perry, ascendi

The U. S. naval expedition under Com ore M. C. Perry, ascendi
The U.S. naval expedition under Com..ore M.C. Perry, ascending the Tuspan River; destroying the forts, and taking possesion sic of the port of Tuspan... Date c1848

Background imageDestroying Collection: Fire at the Michaeliskirche, Hamburg, Germany

Fire at the Michaeliskirche, Hamburg, Germany
A terrible fire which engulfed the spire of the Michaeliskirche at Hamburg, Germany on 3rd July, 1906. The fire lasted for three hours, ten minutes. Date: 1906

Background imageDestroying Collection: William Leefe Robinson

William Leefe Robinson is awarded the Victoria Cross for destroying a Zeppelin over Cuffley, Hertfordshire, under very courageous conditions. Date: 1916

Background imageDestroying Collection: Montgolfier Cartoon

Montgolfier Cartoon
Peasants at Gonesse, near Paris, France, attacking and destroying the experimental balloon of the Montgolfier brothers with pitchforks, for being the devils work! Date: 27 August 1783

Background imageDestroying Collection: Poster, The Recruit Who Took To It Kindly

Poster, The Recruit Who Took To It Kindly. Showing an army recruit learning to use his bayonet and demolishing a row of stuffed sacks

Background imageDestroying Collection: Dog Tears Things Up

Dog Tears Things Up
Towser is very naughty, tearing things to pieces

Background imageDestroying Collection: Dog with Red Slippers

Dog with Red Slippers
Towser wrestles with his masters nice red slippers



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