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Background imageEquivalent Collection: Brooklands Race Poster

Brooklands Race Poster
A poster for the British equivalent of the Le Mans 24- hour race, the Brooklands Double-twelve hour race

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Indian Military Elephant

Indian Military Elephant
Elephant employed in war by Indians in ancient times : only his head and trunk are armoured, and he carries a howdah equivalent to a miniature fort

Background imageEquivalent Collection: JOHN ELWES

JOHN ELWES (formerly Meggott) miser, son of two misers, who nevertheless left 800 000 (equivalent of 80 million ?) to his nephew and his natural sos"

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Religion / Egypt / Heryshaf

Religion / Egypt / Heryshaf
Ram-God of Middle Egypt, the Lord of Suten-Henen : he is the Egyptian equivalent of the Greek Herakles (Budge names him Heru-Shefit)

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Apollo (Tooke)

Apollo (Tooke)
The bow testifies to his status as god of archery, the lyre to his patronage of the arts : his halo identifies him as the Roman equivalent of the Greek Sun-god HELIOS

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Japanese Staff Fighting

Japanese Staff Fighting
Japanese practising with their equivalent of the quarterstaff

Background imageEquivalent Collection: The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles
The terms of the Versailles treaty are equivalent to sending Germany to the guillotine. The three figures depicted in black are Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau and David Lloyd George Date: 1919

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963

Hiller YH-32 Hornet 55-4963
United States Army - Hiller YH-32-UH Hornet 55-4963 (msn 7), at an air display on a US Naval Air Station, (note the single-bladed tail-rotor and the hand-held starting engine)

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Fleet Air Arm - Grumman Martlet V - JV337

Fleet Air Arm - Grumman Martlet V - JV337
A General Motors Martlet V of the Fleet Air Arm. the Martlet was soon to be re-named Wildcat (as per US Navy). the Martlet V was equivalent to the US Navy General Motors FM-1 (Grumman F4F-4)

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Curtiss H75 C. 1

Curtiss H75 C. 1
A crashed Curtiss H75 C.1, being inspected by German forces. (The Curtiss H75 C.1, had the Curtiss designation Hawk 75A-1 and was roughly equivalent to the P-36A Mohawk)

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Greenwich Pensioners

Greenwich Pensioners
Group of Greenwich Pensioners, the Naval equivalent of a Chelsea Pensioner. Although the initial concept of a Greenwich pensioner was that of someone living in the Royal Hospital Greenwich

Background imageEquivalent Collection: A wireless ball: dancers with headphones at a silent dance

A wireless ball: dancers with headphones at a silent dance
The 1928 equivalent of a silent disco: dancers with headphones at a silent dance on leap year night. Date: 1928

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard explaining the currency of Portugal

Postcard explaining the currency of Portugal, with equivalent values for other countries. Date: circa 1900

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard explaining the currency of Japan

Postcard explaining the currency of Japan, with equivalent values for other countries. circa 1900

Background imageEquivalent Collection: The Norns

The Norns are the equivalent of the Fates. They tend the Well of Destiny, located beneath Yggdrasil, the World Tree. There are usually three of them, sometimes more

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Unidentified biplane (Friedrichshafen?)

Unidentified biplane (Friedrichshafen?), powered by a 150PS Benz Bz.III engine. (PS= Pferd starke - a German equivalent of horsepower) Date: 1914

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Fiedler 1910 Eindecker

Fiedler 1910 Eindecker powered by a 50 PS Daimler engine. (PS= Pferd starke - a German equivalent of horsepower) Paul Fiedler was one of Austrias early aviation pioneers

Background imageEquivalent Collection: EROS / CUPID

EROS / CUPID
The Greek god of love : his Roman equivalent is CUPID

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Ambulance of Red Cresent 1877

Ambulance of Red Cresent 1877
Man-powered ambulance used by the Red Crescent (Mulsim equivalent of the Red Cross). Date: 1877

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Mrs Salmons waxworks

Mrs Salmons waxworks
Equivalent to todays Madame Tussauds. Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Salmon. She made and sold toys had modelling skills and taught wax portraiture In addition

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Royal Navy Vought Kingfisher I

Royal Navy Vought Kingfisher I (equivalent to US Navy OS2U-3) Date: 1943

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Boeing Stearman N2S-2 at Corpus Christi, Texas in 1943

Boeing Stearman N2S-2 at Corpus Christi, Texas in 1943 This and its US Army PT-13 equivalent were vital to US wartime pilot training

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Kirkcaldy Combination Poorhouse at Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland

Kirkcaldy Combination Poorhouse at Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland
An aerial view of the Kirkcaldy Combination Poorhouse in Fife, Scotland. The poorhouse (Scotlands equivalent of a workhouse) was erected in 1849 in a dramatic coastal location at Kinghorn

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Aichi D3A1 Val - carrier -going Japanese equivalent o

Aichi D3A1 Val - carrier -going Japanese equivalent of the infamous Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Stratospheric Flight

Stratospheric Flight
These two aviators are preparing for a flight in the stratosphere, for which they will need the equivalent of divers suits to withstand the lack of breathable air

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard explaining the currency of Chile, South America

Postcard explaining the currency of Chile, South America, with equivalent values for other countries. circa 1905

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard, Spanish flag and coins

Postcard, Spanish flag and coins. Date: 1900s

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard, Mexican flag and coins

Postcard, Mexican flag and coins. Date: 1900s

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Social / French Village

Social / French Village
The French equivalent of a town crier, the Tambour du Village, reads some news to a crowd of people Date: circa 1920

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Postcard explaining the currency of Argentina, South America

Postcard explaining the currency of Argentina, South America, with equivalent values for other countries. Date: circa 1905

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Kawanishi H8K2 Emily -the successor to the H6K Emily

Kawanishi H8K2 Emily -the successor to the H6K Emily and equivalent to the RAFs Short Sunderland

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Douglas B-26C Invader -The US Army Air Forces attempt

Douglas B-26C Invader -The US Army Air Forces attempt to produce an equivalent to the DH Mosquito

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Arado Ar 196A the equivalent of the supermarine Walrus

Arado Ar 196A the equivalent of the supermarine Walrus, but far more potent It even sucessfully downed British bombers in the early months of the war

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Swiss postcard explaining the currency

Swiss postcard explaining the currency, with equivalent values for other countries. circa 1905

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Comparing aeroplanes and battleships by G. H. Davis

Comparing aeroplanes and battleships by G. H. Davis
Comparative values of aeroplanes and battleships. One super-dreadnought ship is the equivalent of 3000 aeroplanes in monetary terms. 1912

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Paris Quai Des Orfevres

Paris Quai Des Orfevres
The quai des Orfevres (goldsmiths) on the Ile de la Cite, is the location for Pariss police headquarters - the equivalent of Londons Scotland Yard. Date: 1830

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Paris Quai Orfevres

Paris Quai Orfevres
Here on the Ile de la Cite is located the headquarters of the Paris police - their equivalent of Englands Scotland Yard : Commissaire Maigret works here... Date: 1830

Background imageEquivalent Collection: BRETON SONNEURS

BRETON SONNEURS
Breton sonneurs are the equivalent of waits, but they probably make a lot more noise as they parade through the village Date: 1853

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Scandinavian Pagans

Scandinavian Pagans
Druid priest (drotte) and priestess (fola), of Denmark or Sweden equivalent to the Druids in Britain

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Grand Peoples Study House, Pyongyang, North Korea

Grand Peoples Study House, Pyongyang, North Korea
External view of the Grand Peoples Study House in Kim Il Sung Square, Pyongyang, capital of North Korea. The equivalent of the Library of Congress or the British Library

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Piou Piou Junior

Piou Piou Junior
Group of French conscripts going to report themselves at headquarters. French private soldiers were commonly known as " Piou-Piou" or " Poilou"

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Exchanging Clothes at a Second-hand Depot, Berlin, 1948

Exchanging Clothes at a Second-hand Depot, Berlin, 1948
Photograph showing several citizens of West Berlin bringing their old woollen garments to a second-hand clothing depot, Berlin, August 1948

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Russian Hackney Sledge

Russian Hackney Sledge
Russian hackney sledge - the equivalent of a London cab. Date: 1800

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Woman Crocheting 1940S

Woman Crocheting 1940S
A young woman sitting in her armchair sews together crocheted squares, todays equivalent of knitting blankets for the troops during World War Two

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Treasury Carriage 2

Treasury Carriage 2
Terrorists use a bomb to halt and rob a landau carrying treasury funds : they seize the equivalent of 60, 000 English pounds. The carriage after tha attack

Background imageEquivalent Collection: French Sedan Chair

French Sedan Chair
CHAISE A PORTEURS An aristocratic lady uses the French equivalent of the sedan chair

Background imageEquivalent Collection: Two Incroyables, 1795

Two Incroyables, 1795
Two incroyables (unbeliev- ables) - the male equivalent of the merveilleuses whose extreme fashions were a defiance of old aristocratic forms of elitist dress



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