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Background imageForm Collection: Waterloo - Highlanders

Waterloo - Highlanders
Battle of WATERLOO The Highlanders form a square to withstand the cavalry charge of the French cuirassiers

Background imageForm Collection: Fossils from the palaeozoic era

Fossils from the palaeozoic era
Life forms of the palaeozoic era (for identification of individual items, refer to the book page 13-14)

Background imageForm Collection: Whistle and I ll Come 2

Whistle and I ll Come 2
Oh, whistle, and I ll come to you ! The thing in Parkinss hotel room

Background imageForm Collection: Nude painting by Julio E Fossa-Calderon

Nude painting by Julio E Fossa-Calderon
Photograph of a painting by Chilean painter Julio E Fossa-Calderon (1874-1946) entitled Woman in a pink bathrobe". Date: circa 1940

Background imageForm Collection: Promotional Recruitment card for the U. S. Navy

Promotional Recruitment card for the U. S. Navy
Promotional Recruitment card for the U. S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. 2200 recruits under training have formed a giant anchor, with Rear Admiral John Downes US Navy

Background imageForm Collection: Alice, c. 1918, by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)

Alice, c. 1918, by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Italian painter. Alice, c.1918. National Museum of Art. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageForm Collection: Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon

Sculpture of a Polar Bear by Francois Pompon
The work " Ours blanc", also known as " the White Bear" by Francois Pompon (1855-1933) - probably his most famous work - exhibited at the Salon d Automne of 1922 when Pompon was

Background imageForm Collection: Artistic Italian nude standing amid stylised watery backdrop

Artistic Italian nude standing amid stylised watery backdrop
draped drape sheer white cloth nudity nude model poses pose posing stylised artistic postcard erotic naked woman Italian backdrop studio photography photograph attractive form body Date: circa 1905

Background imageForm Collection: Fingerprint Sheet

Fingerprint Sheet
Fingerprints on a fingerprint record sheet from the New Scotland Yard criminal record office. Metropolitan Police

Background imageForm Collection: Oracle of Zeus, Dodona

Oracle of Zeus, Dodona
ZEUS / JUPITER DODONEUS whose oracle at Dodona was the oldest in Greece : the prophecies came from the sacred oak, which is depicted here as having human form

Background imageForm Collection: Roger Casement 1916

Roger Casement 1916
Sir Roger Casement tries unsuccessfully to recruit Irish prisoners in Germany to form an Irish Brigade to fight the English

Background imageForm Collection: Nestor Makhno

Nestor Makhno
Anarchist leader who organised partisan groups to form the Revolutionary Insurrectionary Army of Ukraine which opposed both Bolsheviks and Whites : he will die in exile in Paris. Date: 1919

Background imageForm Collection: The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at

The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at
A view of the platform at Highgate during the running of experimental trains. The new tube railway from Charing Cross to Hampstead

Background imageForm Collection: British Square / Pollilur

British Square / Pollilur
British East India troops under Colonel Baille form a square, offering meagre resistance to assault by the Indian army of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali at Pollilur

Background imageForm Collection: Card Game - The Game of Suffragette

Card Game - The Game of Suffragette
The Game of Suffragette was devised and produced by the Kensington branch of the Womens Social & Political Union. It was announced in the November 1907 issue of the Unions publication

Background imageForm Collection: Steps up to Whitby Church

Steps up to Whitby Church
The 199 steps leading up to Whitby Church, Yorkshire

Background imageForm Collection: Mount Fuji, Japan - Shoji Hotel with Lake Shoji

Mount Fuji, Japan - Shoji Hotel with Lake Shoji Date: circa 1920s

Background imageForm Collection: Fair / Roller Coaster 1817

Fair / Roller Coaster 1817
An early form of roller coaster ( the Aerial Walk ) in the Beaujon Gardens, Paris

Background imageForm Collection: Fazakerley Cottage Homes Treat

Fazakerley Cottage Homes Treat
A treat - probably in the form of a country picnic - for boys from the Fazakerley Cottage Homes in Liverpool, accompanied by staff and other helpers

Background imageForm Collection: Czech Republic - 8th All Sokol Rally in Prague

Czech Republic - 8th All Sokol Rally in Prague
8th All Sokol Rally in Prague. A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic)

Background imageForm Collection: Oracle of Jupiter-Ammon

Oracle of Jupiter-Ammon
ZEUS/JUPITER AMMON - the Libyan/Egyptian form of the god, who had a famous oracle at the oasis of Siwwa, Libya

Background imageForm Collection: Athena / Minerva Bust

Athena / Minerva Bust
A colossal head of Minerva, an example of very early Greek sculpture. The goddess is shown in a heavily restored form with later additions of a helmet crest and owl motifs

Background imageForm Collection: Wheatsheaf Inn - National Childrens Home, Edgworth

Wheatsheaf Inn - National Childrens Home, Edgworth
Children stand outside the former Wheatsheaf Inn at Edgworth, Lancashire. In 1872, the building was converted to form the nucleus of a branch of the National Childrens Home. Date: early 1900s

Background imageForm Collection: Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973

Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973
?Graf?ti Wall?, Belfast, 1973 - Oil on board, by Ralph Lillford, 1973. Associated with Northern Ireland (1969-2007). During ?the Troubles

Background imageForm Collection: Repeating Pattern - Skeletons

Repeating Pattern - Skeletons (white background). *PLEASE NOTE that the magnifying glass is solely to show the detail of the repeating pattern and will not feature on the final file.*

Background imageForm Collection: Mount Fuji, Japan - from Kawaibashi

Mount Fuji, Japan - from Kawaibashi Date: circa 1910s

Background imageForm Collection: A Nude study by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

A Nude study by James Abbott McNeill Whistler
A Nude study from a black and white drawing by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Date: 1905

Background imageForm Collection: BELGIUM. Sint-Nikls. Mercatormuseum. Leo Belgicus

BELGIUM. Sint-Nikls. Mercatormuseum. Leo Belgicus
" BELGIUM. Sint-Nikls. Mercatormuseum. " Leo Belgicus", map with the Seventeen Provinces of the Low Countries depicted in the form of a lion

Background imageForm Collection: Harrow School - 4th Form Room

Harrow School - 4th Form Room, with panelled walls covered with the carved graffiti signatures of generations of students, including the signatures of Byron, Palmerston and Archbishop Trench

Background imageForm Collection: Pentecost : the Dove

Pentecost : the Dove
The Holy Spirit descends in the form of a dove, to the wonder of the disciples

Background imageForm Collection: RAINBOW

RAINBOW
A magnificent rainbow arch seems to form a bridge from land to sea, illuminating the foreground fields in iridescent light while the rain clouds disperse

Background imageForm Collection: Game / Children Acting

Game / Children Acting
A little girl stands on a stool and reads from a script, while her friends and their toys form the audience

Background imageForm Collection: Construction of Blackfriars bridge, London

Construction of Blackfriars bridge, London
Builders involved in various tasks atop two huge arches under construction. One of the arches clearly shows the scaffolding required to form such a huge structure. Date: August 1764

Background imageForm Collection: Stockheath Boys Club

Stockheath Boys Club
The Nissen huts which form the Stockheath Boys Club and Youth Centre, near Havant, Hampshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageForm Collection: Strasbourg Astron. Clock

Strasbourg Astron. Clock
The Astronomical Clock in the Cathedral at Strasbourg built in 1842 by J B Schwilgue in the form of earlier medieval astronomical clocks. The phases of the moon are shown

Background imageForm Collection: Group photo on beach

Group photo on beach
Frank Presbrey Co. Group of men and women form the Frank Presbrey Advertising Co. posed on the beach

Background imageForm Collection: Selection of Titanic items

Selection of Titanic items
A selection of items from the ill-fated SS Titanic: 1. Receipts 2. Turkish Bath ticket 3. Certificate of Discharge 4. Carpet sample

Background imageForm Collection: Roman remains found in the City, London

Roman remains found in the City, London
Discoveries form 19th century excavations at Camomile Street and Bishopsgate. The remains were unearthed after the removal of a number of old buildings

Background imageForm Collection: British at Waterloo

British at Waterloo
British soldiers form a square and defend themselves for five hours against cavalry attacks

Background imageForm Collection: Spirit Photo Boddington

Spirit Photo Boddington
H Boddington and a female spirit form, photographed under test conditions

Background imageForm Collection: Baptism Jesus / Royaumont

Baptism Jesus / Royaumont
Jesus is baptised by John the Baptist in the river Jordan : the Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, watches overhead

Background imageForm Collection: Social / Placing Flowers

Social / Placing Flowers
A dress typical of the close of the 1920s with its low back, flared skirt & uneven hemline dipping to form train- a transitional phase prior to the long skirts of the 30s

Background imageForm Collection: Thomas Aquinas Card

Thomas Aquinas Card
The theologian receives dictation from the Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, whispering in his ear, which he will later transcribe into his book

Background imageForm Collection: Europa (Claude)

Europa (Claude)
Europa, picking flowers in a meadow, is abducted by Zeus in the form of a bull and taken to Crete where he turns into an eagle and fathers on her Minos, Rhadamanthus, Sarpedon

Background imageForm Collection: Frog in the Middle Game

Frog in the Middle Game
Children playing Frog in the Middle - they form a ring around one child

Background imageForm Collection: A form feeding machine on a typewriter

A form feeding machine on a typewriter, to speed up repeated form typing in the office. Date: 1956

Background imageForm Collection: Different types of flower

Different types of flower: personate, infundibuliform, ringent, campanulate, rotate and hypocratiform. Handcoloured woodblock engravings from James Mains Popular Botany, Orr and Smith, London, 1835

Background imageForm Collection: Late Neolithic Statuettes from Hacilar in north-western Anatolia

Late Neolithic Statuettes from Hacilar in north-western Anatolia, excavated during the 1960 season by James Mellaart, Assistant Director, The British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara. Date: 1961



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