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Background imageEscorted Collection: Hms Dreadnought 1906

Hms Dreadnought 1906
The ship that gave her name to a new style of warship - the mighty HMS Dreadnought leaves Portsmouth harbour, escorted by a paddle-wheel tug

Background imageEscorted Collection: Demon and Witches

Demon and Witches
A countrywoman is amazed to see two witches - one male, one female - flying past escorted by the Devil who, it seems, also needs a broomstick

Background imageEscorted Collection: Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested

Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested. A Lancashire lass in clogs and shawl being Escorted Through Palace Yard by two burly policemen

Background imageEscorted Collection: The first three McDonnell F-4K Phantoms, XT858, XT859

The first three McDonnell F-4K Phantoms, XT858, XT859 and XT860, for the Fleet Air Arm arrive at the Royal Naval Air Station, Yeovilton, escorted by two de Havilland DH110 Sea Vixen FAW2s

Background imageEscorted Collection: Witchcraft - Flying

Witchcraft - Flying
A countrywoman is amazed to see two witches - one male, one female - flying past escorted by the Devil who, it seems, also needs a broomstick Date: circa 1600

Background imageEscorted Collection: Female Munitions Workers

Female Munitions Workers
The Australian Premier, William Hughes, reviews female munitions workers at Cardiff, escorted by Phyllis Ayrton

Background imageEscorted Collection: Turkey. Escort of a provincial governor Pasha. Engraving

Turkey. Escort of a provincial governor Pasha. Engraving
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Escort of a provincial governor Pasha (higher rank in the Ottoman political and military system). Engraving by Lemaitre, Lalaisse and Montaut

Background imageEscorted Collection: HMS Escort, E-class destroyer

HMS Escort, E-class destroyer
Royal Navy - HMS Escort, an E-class destroyer, built for the Royal Navy in the early 1930s. Although assigned to the Home Fleet upon completion

Background imageEscorted Collection: HMS Swiftsure - Swiftsure-class pre-dreadnought battleship

HMS Swiftsure - Swiftsure-class pre-dreadnought battleship
Royal Navy - HMS Swiftsure, the lead ship of the Swiftsure-class pre-dreadnought battleship, moored up. Originally known as Constitucion, ordered by the Chilean Navy

Background imageEscorted Collection: George V last journey at Norfolk

George V last journey at Norfolk
King George V last journey from his Norfolk home to London; The funeral procession leaving the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham, Norfolk, where the King was lying-in-state

Background imageEscorted Collection: Alighting from a coach

Alighting from a coach
A young girl in Regency costume being escorted from her coach by a young suitor with a tricorn hat. Artist: Frances Brundage Date: circa 1905

Background imageEscorted Collection: Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish nationalist

Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish nationalist
Roger David Casement (1864-1916), diplomat, humanitarian activist, poet, Irish nationalist and leader of the Easter Rising of April 1916

Background imageEscorted Collection: The Battle of Bloody Brook

The Battle of Bloody Brook
An ambush on the escorted harvest wagons for the Deerfield settlements by Nipmuc warriors, led by the sachem Muttawmp. This was in retaliation to the Deerfield colony encroaching on their allies

Background imageEscorted Collection: Junkers Ju 88 D-1 / Trop FE-1598

Junkers Ju 88 D-1 / Trop FE-1598
(ex Royal Romanian Air Force) - Junkers Ju 88 D-1/Trop FE-1598 (Werk Nr. 430650 / HK959 / Baksheesh ), in outdoor storage / display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

Background imageEscorted Collection: Arrived Safely - Thanks to British Convoys, WW2

Arrived Safely - Thanks to British Convoys, WW2
Arrived Safely - Thanks to British Convoys. Wartime flyer from World War Two showing civilian ships escorted safely across the sea by British planes and destroyers. Date: World War Two

Background imageEscorted Collection: Inmates of Belmont Workhouse, Sutton, on their way to prison

Inmates of Belmont Workhouse, Sutton, on their way to prison
Inmates of Belmont Workhouse, Sutton, being escorted to prison after rioting and fighting with police. Date: 1910

Background imageEscorted Collection: Mrs Roosevelt is escorted by Commandant Pauline Gower

Mrs Roosevelt is escorted by Commandant Pauline Gower as she meets Air Transport Auxiliary pilots. From left: Mrs Opal Anderson, Miss Jane Plant and Miss Virginia Farr

Background imageEscorted Collection: Pudding for the Army

Pudding for the Army
PUDDING FOR THE ARMY ! Christmas Pudding escorted in by soldiers in full dress

Background imageEscorted Collection: Armoured convoy of food supplies: General strike 1926

Armoured convoy of food supplies: General strike 1926
General strike in 1926 called for emergency measures, armoured vehicles and troops in a convoy through the streetscarrying much need food. Date: May 1926

Background imageEscorted Collection: The Dutch Ambassador on his Way to Isfahan, c. 1653-1659, by

The Dutch Ambassador on his Way to Isfahan, c. 1653-1659, by
Jan Baptist Weenix (1621-c.1659). Dutch painter. The Dutch Ambassador on his Way to Isfahan, c. 1653-1659. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageEscorted Collection: Ireland. Agrarian agitation in the farm of Captain Boycott (

Ireland. Agrarian agitation in the farm of Captain Boycott (
Ireland. Agrarian agitation. Ulsters farmers escorted by soldiers to go to work on the farm of Captain Charles Boycott (1832-1897). Ballinrobe, 1880. Engraving

Background imageEscorted Collection: Social / Two Men / Woman

Social / Two Men / Woman
A lady in a bright red coat and hat is escorted by two well-dressed gents Date: 1898

Background imageEscorted Collection: Cartoon, He was phoning from the tobacco shop, WW1

Cartoon, He was phoning from the tobacco shop, WW1
Cartoon, He was phoning from the tobacco shop. A supposedly deaf and dumb man is caught on the telephone, arrested as a spy and escorted through the street, much to the delight of the children

Background imageEscorted Collection: Mozambique - Native War Canoe

Mozambique - Native War Canoe
Native War Canoe, near Beira, Sofala Province, Mozambique. Showing the Duchess d Aosta being escorted by natives in war-dress Date: 1900s

Background imageEscorted Collection: Blind servicemen at St Dunstan s

Blind servicemen at St Dunstan s
Two blind officers, escorted by one of the nursing staff, take the air at St Dunstans hostel in Regents Park, London.The hostel was established to rehabilitate soldiers

Background imageEscorted Collection: Suffragettes Ejected Canford Park 1909

Suffragettes Ejected Canford Park 1909. Scene at Canford Park, Dorset, 2nd August, 1909, Suffragette escorted by policeman away from Liberal fete. Annie Kenney and others tried to question W.S

Background imageEscorted Collection: Suffragette Drunken Man Suffery Gettes

Suffragette Drunken Man Suffery Gettes. A drunken man is roughly escorted to the police station. Knowing its a fair cop he asks Can t you put us in with the Suffery Gettes? Date: circa 1909

Background imageEscorted Collection: Suffragette Policeman Beggar

Suffragette Policeman Beggar. Suffragette is escorted away by three policemen. A beggar or mendicant, cap outstretched, asks, Can you spare a copper, lady? Date: circa 1910

Background imageEscorted Collection: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - Marazion Community Centre

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - Marazion Community Centre
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher escorted by Area Manager for MSC Employment Mr David Sutherland go walkabout at the Marazion Community Centre. Date: 1980s

Background imageEscorted Collection: Visit to LFB by Mr Attlee, Lord Privy Seal, WW2

Visit to LFB by Mr Attlee, Lord Privy Seal, WW2
Mr Clement Attlee (Lord Privy Seal in Winston Churchills wartime coalition government, later Deputy Prime Minister 1942-1945 and Prime Minister 1945-1951)

Background imageEscorted Collection: German prisoners of war in Great Britain at the start of war

German prisoners of war in Great Britain at the start of war
Immediately after the declaration of war, most of the German and Austrian residents of military age in Britain were made prisoners and confined within barbed wire compounds under military guard

Background imageEscorted Collection: Mr Balfour on visit to captured village, Western Front, WW1

Mr Balfour on visit to captured village, Western Front, WW1
Arthur James Balfour on a visit to a captured village on the Western Front during World War One. He served as British Foreign Secretary from 1916 to 1919. Date: circa 1916

Background imageEscorted Collection: Mr Balfour watching aeroplane in flight, Western Front, WW1

Mr Balfour watching aeroplane in flight, Western Front, WW1
Arthur James Balfour watching an aeroplane in flight during a visit to the Western Front during World War One. He served as British Foreign Secretary from 1916 to 1919. Date: circa 1916

Background imageEscorted Collection: Mr Balfour on visit to Western Front, WW1

Mr Balfour on visit to Western Front, WW1
Arthur James Balfour on a visit to the Western Front during World War One. He served as British Foreign Secretary from 1916 to 1919. Date: circa 1916

Background imageEscorted Collection: Lloyd George on edge of mine crater, Western Front, WW1

Lloyd George on edge of mine crater, Western Front, WW1
Lloyd George and Lord Reading on the edge of a mine crater during a visit to the Western Front in France, World War One. Date: circa 1916

Background imageEscorted Collection: Gentleman arrested for being in debt

Gentleman arrested for being in debt
Two men arrest a gentleman for being in debt, his son and wife watching helplessly. Date: 1843

Background imageEscorted Collection: Frontier Raiders under military escort, NWFP

Frontier Raiders under military escort, NWFP
Frontier Raiders ( Loosewallahs ) - religious fanatics from the border territory of the NWFP, under military escort by British Indian Colonial soldiers. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageEscorted Collection: Macedonia - Young Turk Revolutionaries

Macedonia - Young Turk Revolutionaries
The Flag of Freedom escorted by Young Turkish Revolutionaries - based in Macedonia. Date: 1908

Background imageEscorted Collection: The Supermarine 508, VX133

The Supermarine 508, VX133, is escorted by the second prototype Swift, VV119, in its later Type 535 guise. This Swift went on to star as Prometheus in the film Sound Barrier

Background imageEscorted Collection: A Douglas AD-6 Skyraider 139678 of VA-65 refuelling

A Douglas AD-6 Skyraider 139678 of VA-65 refuelling
A Douglas AD-6 Skyraider, 139678, of VA-65 refuelling a Douglas F4D-1 Skyray, 139206, of VF-74, escorted by A4D-1 Skyray, 139169, and Vought F8U-1P Crusader, 146871

Background imageEscorted Collection: Avro Vulcan prototype escorted by four Avro 707s

Avro Vulcan prototype escorted by four Avro 707s at the 1953 SBAC show. Date: 1953

Background imageEscorted Collection: The two Avro Vulcan prototypes VX770 and VX777

The two Avro Vulcan prototypes VX770 and VX777
The two Avro Vulcan prototypes, VX770 and VX777, escorted by four Avro 707s at the 1953 SBAC show. Date: 1953

Background imageEscorted Collection: Visit to LFB by Mr Attlee, Lord Privy Seal, WW2

Visit to LFB by Mr Attlee, Lord Privy Seal, WW2
Mr Clement Attlee (Lord Privy Seal in Winston Churchills wartime coalition government, later Deputy Prime Minister 1942-1945 and Prime Minister 1945-1951)

Background imageEscorted Collection: Armory of First City Troop - escorted Washington and every p

Armory of First City Troop - escorted Washington and every president since. Drawing shows the armory building on the corner of 21st and Barker Streets, Philadelphia

Background imageEscorted Collection: Curtained litter and cavalry exercise, Persia

Curtained litter and cavalry exercise, Persia
Two Persian images. The first, entitled Takht-e-Ravan, shows a curtained litter being escorted by horsemen. The second, entitled The Key Kaj Exercise, shows two horsemen

Background imageEscorted Collection: Royal wedding procession through Windsor

Royal wedding procession through Windsor
Enthusiastic reception of royal newly weds Victoria(Vicky)(1840-1901) the Princess Royal and Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia(1831-1888) at Windsor

Background imageEscorted Collection: Coronation. Irish State Coach moves away

Coronation. Irish State Coach moves away
The Irish State Coach moves away from the West Door of the Abbey. The coach escorted by contingent of Household Cavalry. 1953

Background imageEscorted Collection: The Royal family leave for holidays at Balmoral, Scotland

The Royal family leave for holidays at Balmoral, Scotland
Queen Elizabeth holds two year old Prince Andrews hand at Euston Station as they leave for Balmoral, escorted by Mr. H.C Johnson, General Manager, London Midland region



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