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Fleeing Collection

Background imageFleeing Collection: KATERI TEKAKWITHA

KATERI TEKAKWITHA
KATERI (CATHERINE) TEKAKWITHA Saint of Iroquois/Algonquin descent. Fleeing persecution, she settled in Quebec, where she devoted her life to God. Date: 1656 - 1680

Background imageFleeing Collection: Evacuation as a National Service - Poster

Evacuation as a National Service - Poster
It Might by You! Caring for Evacuees is a National Service circa 1942

Background imageFleeing Collection: Orphaned Muslim Children at Karachi Refugee Camp

Orphaned Muslim Children at Karachi Refugee Camp
Separated or orphaned children at a refugee camp in Karachi set up for Muslims fleeing from India to Pakistan

Background imageFleeing Collection: King James II throwing Great Seal into the River Thames

King James II throwing Great Seal into the River Thames
King James II throwing Great Seal of England into the River Thames near Whitehall. The Seal was used for stamping the kings assent on all important documents

Background imageFleeing Collection: The Secret Of Romserstrand

The Secret Of Romserstrand
A front cover illustration for a WW2 children's story book, The Secret Of Romserstrand, written by Erroll Collins. The image shows some German tanks advancing out of the water

Background imageFleeing Collection: Pierrot Fleeing A Hare

Pierrot Fleeing A Hare
An illustration of Pierrot the sad clown from pantomime, stumbling on one leg as he flees the image of a hare in the moon. Date: circa 1901

Background imageFleeing Collection: Belgian Woman And Child In Flight

Belgian Woman And Child In Flight
A portrait sketch of a Belgian mother with her child fleeing, she is carrying an assortment of goods wrapped up in a sheet bundle. Date: circa 1918

Background imageFleeing Collection: Native American Sioux Indians fleeing a prairie fire

Native American Sioux Indians fleeing a prairie fire Date: 1908

Background imageFleeing Collection: Some of the Republican refugees who fled Spain for France after the fall of Barcelona

Some of the Republican refugees who fled Spain for France after the fall of Barcelona. Straggling line of women and children marshalled by French Gardes mobiles, while crossing the frontier

Background imageFleeing Collection: CHICAGO THEATRE FIRE

CHICAGO THEATRE FIRE
600 people die when the Iroquois Theatre, Chicago, burns Date: 1904

Background imageFleeing Collection: SPANISH AMBUSHED 1520

SPANISH AMBUSHED 1520
Fleeing from Tenochtitlan following the death of Montezuma, Cortes and his men are ambushed in a canal by the Aztecs. Date: 1520

Background imageFleeing Collection: ARISTAEUS & EURYDICE

ARISTAEUS & EURYDICE
Aristaeus takes a fancy to Eurydice : fleeing his unwelcome attentions, she treads on a snake which bites her fatally : she dies, and Aristaeus is punished Date:

Background imageFleeing Collection: The Evacuation of Greeks from Gallipoli, Turkey - November 18, 1922. Date: 1922

The Evacuation of Greeks from Gallipoli, Turkey - November 18, 1922. Date: 1922

Background imageFleeing Collection: A war-zone in Ireland. Sinn Fein-ers, who had attacked loyalist workmen

A war-zone in Ireland. Sinn Fein-ers, who had attacked loyalist workmen, fleeing from police down York Street in Belfast, during unrest in 1920. Date: 1920

Background imageFleeing Collection: King Henry VIII of England celebrating May Day with

King Henry VIII of England celebrating May Day with his first queen Catherine of Aragon, circa 1509. He is dressed in anachronistic Victorian outfit of top hat, coat, chain breeches and boots

Background imageFleeing Collection: Extinct Iguanodons fleeing a predatory Megalosaurus

Extinct Iguanodons fleeing a predatory Megalosaurus
Extinct herbivorous Iguanodons fleeing a predatory Megalosaurus. Both about 10m. Illustration by Hugo Wolff-Maage from Wilhelm Bolsches Das Leben der Urwelt, Prehistoric Life, Georg Dollheimer

Background imageFleeing Collection: Plaque to Captain J J Crowe VC, Nieuwkerke Hospice

Plaque to Captain J J Crowe VC, Nieuwkerke Hospice
The final German attempt to break through to the Channel ports, known as the Fourth Battle of Ypres, had initial success

Background imageFleeing Collection: Flight of Queen Margaret and Prince Edward

Flight of Queen Margaret and Prince Edward. Queen Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI, fleeing into a forest after the Battle of Hexham (15 May 1464, Wars of the Roses) with her son

Background imageFleeing Collection: King James IIs flight from Ireland after his defeat

King James IIs flight from Ireland after his defeat by William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne. Date: 1690

Background imageFleeing Collection: Study for Exodus, by Frank Brangwyn, WW1

Study for Exodus, by Frank Brangwyn, WW1
Study for Exodus, by Frank Brangwyn, depicting Belgian civilian refugees fleeing their homes during the First World War. Brangwyn was Belgian by birth. circa 1918

Background imageFleeing Collection: Photograph used by Frank Brangwyn for Exodus painting

Photograph used by Frank Brangwyn for Exodus painting
Squared photograph used by the artist Frank Brangwyn for his Exodus painting, depicting Belgian civilian refugees fleeing their homes. Brangwyn was Belgian by birth. circa 1918

Background imageFleeing Collection: WW1 - Russian forces repel Turks at Battle of Sarikamish

WW1 - Russian forces repel Turks at Battle of Sarikamish
WW1 - The Caucasus Campaign - Russian forces defeat the Ottoman Turkish Army at the Battle of Sarikamish - clearing the Choruk Valley

Background imageFleeing Collection: James IIs plan to escape England to France is thwarted

James IIs plan to escape England to France is thwarted
James II and VII (1633-1701) - King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII discovered trying to escape England

Background imageFleeing Collection: Expelling Moneylenders Date: 1965

Expelling Moneylenders Date: 1965

Background imageFleeing Collection: Little Miss Muffet Date: 1914

Little Miss Muffet Date: 1914

Background imageFleeing Collection: Young boy flees from the Duchess of York

Young boy flees from the Duchess of York
April, 1928 - The Duchess of York in Chichester, Sussex at a charitable Garden Party - she was presented with purses, but this young lad, overcome by the occasion

Background imageFleeing Collection: MELBOURNE FOREST FIRE

MELBOURNE FOREST FIRE
A forest fire near Melbourne, Australia Date: 1939

Background imageFleeing Collection: FLEEING PRAIRIE FIRE

FLEEING PRAIRIE FIRE
Indians flee a prairie fire, Missouri. Date: circa 1830

Background imageFleeing Collection: CINEMA FIRE TREVISO

CINEMA FIRE TREVISO
Panic ensues when a cinema catches fire at Moriago, Treviso, Italy Date: 1928

Background imageFleeing Collection: FIREWORK FACTORY BLAST

FIREWORK FACTORY BLAST
The explosion at Madame Cotons Firework Factory, Westminster Road. Date: 1858

Background imageFleeing Collection: Riots in Paris, 1870

Riots in Paris, 1870
Citizens fleeing from the barricade they have erected out of overturned carriages as troops pour over the top during pre-Commune riots in Paris Date: May 1870

Background imageFleeing Collection: German soldiers fleeing from a firing tank, WW1

German soldiers fleeing from a firing tank, WW1
Frightened German soldiers fleeing from a firing tank during the First World War. Date: 1916

Background imageFleeing Collection: Prince Mehmed Ertugrul Efendi

Prince Mehmed Ertugrul Efendi
HIH Prince Sehzade Mehmed Ertugrul Efendi (1912-1944) - the last crown prince of the Ottoman Empire. Removed from Turkey by the British following the fall of the Sultanate

Background imageFleeing Collection: Queen Margaret of Anjou with son and robber

Queen Margaret of Anjou with son and robber
Queen Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI, fleeing into a forest after the Battle of Hexham (15 May 1464, Wars of the Roses) with her son, Prince Edward, meets a robber and asks for protection

Background imageFleeing Collection: Flight of the Earl of Tyrone from Ireland

Flight of the Earl of Tyrone from Ireland
The Flight of the Earl of Tyrone (Hugh O Neill, c1550-1616), Irish Gaelic lord, who led a resistance to the English conquest of Ireland

Background imageFleeing Collection: Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town during Chanak Crisis

Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town during Chanak Crisis
Greek refugees at Gallipoli Town awaiting passports during the Chanak Crisis (Chanak Affair, Chanak Incident) - a war scare in September 1922 between Britain and Republic of Turkey

Background imageFleeing Collection: Caterpillar Tank cartoon scatters fleeing Germans

Caterpillar Tank cartoon scatters fleeing Germans
Proposal for a caterpillar tank - in World War One Date: circa 1916

Background imageFleeing Collection: Repeating Pattern - Cinderella Story - green background

Repeating Pattern - Cinderella Story - green background
Repeating Pattern - Characters from the story of Cinderella (in white silhouette on a green background). *PLEASE NOTE that the magnifying glass is solely to show the detail of the repeating pattern

Background imageFleeing Collection: Repeating Pattern - Cinderella Story - yellow background

Repeating Pattern - Cinderella Story - yellow background
Repeating Pattern - Characters from the story of Cinderella (in white silhouette on a yellow background). *PLEASE NOTE that the magnifying glass is solely to show the detail of the repeating pattern

Background imageFleeing Collection: Aeneas and His Family Fleeing Troy

Aeneas and His Family Fleeing Troy

Background imageFleeing Collection: Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls

Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls, from whence St. Paul, after being lowered down, fled in haste down the road that leads to Jerusalem. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageFleeing Collection: Refugee camp at the Purana Kila Fort

Refugee camp at the Purana Kila Fort
Indian Muslims fleeing New Delhi await admittance to the Purana Kila Fort

Background imageFleeing Collection: Dick Whittington. Lyceum Theatre. Artist E. P. Kinsella

Dick Whittington. Lyceum Theatre. Artist E. P. Kinsella
Dick Whittington. The cat is shown here ridding Morocco of its plague of rats, thus earning the gratitude of the King and making Dicks fortune. For the Lyceum Theatre, Christmas 1911

Background imageFleeing Collection: West End riots: break up of Trafalgar Square meeting, 1886

West End riots: break up of Trafalgar Square meeting, 1886
At an open air meeting of unemployed East End dock workers and artisans in Trafalgar Square, the people were stirred to violence following incendiary speeches, and rioted

Background imageFleeing Collection: Suffragette Womens Exhibition 1909 Cartoon Model

Suffragette Womens Exhibition 1909 Cartoon Model
One of a series of 12 Cartoons in Model, part of the Political Peepshow exhibit at the W.S.P.Us Womens Exhibition, May 1909

Background imageFleeing Collection: Josephs chastity

Josephs chastity, fleeing from Potiphars wife - Genesis 39. circa 1690

Background imageFleeing Collection: The Glass Slipper by Gordon Nicoll

The Glass Slipper by Gordon Nicoll
Fantasy illustration showing a woman in a spangled costume fleeing down some steps. The title of the picture, The Glass Slipper, implies this is Cinderella. Date: 1937

Background imageFleeing Collection: Startling Stories - Blood on the Sun

Startling Stories - Blood on the Sun by Hal K. Wells. Two women and three men flee fearfully from a satanic figure surrounded by fire. Date: 1942



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