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Background imageGrave Collection: Greyfriars Bobby

Greyfriars Bobby lying near the grave of his master, John Gray

Background imageGrave Collection: John Wesley / Sun. at Home

John Wesley / Sun. at Home
JOHN WESLEY English religious leader preaching on his fathers grave, Epworth

Background imageGrave Collection: The City Hotel, Freetown, Sierra Leone

The City Hotel, Freetown, Sierra Leone
The City Hotel, Sierra Leone, made famous by author Graham Greene. Now demolished. The hotel was first mentioned in Greenes 1936 book Travel Without Maps

Background imageGrave Collection: No Fear

No Fear
A curmudgeonly workman, balanced precariously on a chimney, looks at an aircraft during World War I and mutters, " Blowed if I d risk my bloomin neck"

Background imageGrave Collection: Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral

Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral
Gravestone of Thomas Thetcher, a Grenadier in the North Regiment of the Hampshire Militia who died of a violent fever contracted by drinking Small Beer when hot on 12th May 1764

Background imageGrave Collection: Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Egypt

Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Egypt
Pharaoh Amenhotep I. Painting on stucco. New Kingdom. 20th Dynasty. 1152-1145 BC. Thebes. Grave 359. Neues Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageGrave Collection: Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, 1920

Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, 1920
Four sentries stand with heads bowed at the grave of the unknown soldier following the ceremony in Westminster Abbey on Armistice Day, 11 November 1920. 1920

Background imageGrave Collection: Scrooge Sees Grave

Scrooge Sees Grave
The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come shows Scrooge his gravestone

Background imageGrave Collection: Church at Ardington

Church at Ardington
Holy Trinity Church, Ardington, Berkshire after restoration work carried out by Joseph Clarke in 1846. Included in the drawing is the churchyard & graves

Background imageGrave Collection: General Lees last visit to Stonewall Jacksons grave

General Lees last visit to Stonewall Jacksons grave. Date 1872

Background imageGrave Collection: A robin perched on the sculpture of a child leaning on an open book

A robin perched on the sculpture of a child leaning on an open book, on the grave of Antony David Hellyer (d.1939) and Maude Maria Hellyer in the west cemetery Highgate Cemetery, Hampstead, London

Background imageGrave Collection: Grave of Hahnemann

Grave of Hahnemann
SAMUEL HAHNEMANN Founder of homeopathy Close up of the bust which sits upon his grave in the Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise, Paris

Background imageGrave Collection: Hamlet at the Grave

Hamlet at the Grave
Hamlet at the grave moralises on the skull of the jester Yorick

Background imageGrave Collection: Fame Visits the Heroic Unknown Dead

Fame Visits the Heroic Unknown Dead
Fame hovers over a makeshift grave on the former Western Front choosing an unknown soldier to be buried in Westminster Abbey in the tomb of the unknown warrior

Background imageGrave Collection: Eye of Horus. False door of Senenmut. Egypt

Eye of Horus. False door of Senenmut. Egypt
False door of Senenmut, architect and official government. Detail of the Eye of Horus. Sandstone. New Kingdom. 18th Dynasty. 1480-1460 BC. West Thebes. Neues Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageGrave Collection: Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey

Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey
A Nameless Grave in Britains Valhalla - symbol of the supreme sacrifice of the Empires Manhood. People paying their respects at the grave of the unknown soldier, interred on Armistice Day

Background imageGrave Collection: Operation Mincemeat - site of grave of Major Martin

Operation Mincemeat - site of grave of Major Martin
Site of the grave of Major William Martin in the Nuestra Senora cemetery in Huelva, Spain, whose body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943

Background imageGrave Collection: Operation Mincemeat - gravestone of Major Martin

Operation Mincemeat - gravestone of Major Martin
Gravestone of Major William Martin in the Nuestra Senora cemetery in Huelva, Spain, whose body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943

Background imageGrave Collection: The Unknown Warrior Burial Service

The Unknown Warrior Burial Service
The scene in Westminster Abbey as the coffin of The Unknown Warrior is lowered onto bars above the open grave, during the burial service

Background imageGrave Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageGrave Collection: The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870

The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870
Engraving showing a large group of Victorian visitors to Westminster Abbey crowding round the grave of Charles Dickens (1812-1870), to pay their last respects to the English writer

Background imageGrave Collection: Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Vintage 19th century photograph: Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt, with a camera in the foreground

Background imageGrave Collection: Thomas Hearne / R Grave

Thomas Hearne / R Grave
THOMAS HEARNE English historian and antiquarian Date: 1678 - 1735

Background imageGrave Collection: Esther Hammerton, Sexton

Esther Hammerton, Sexton
ESTHER HAMMERTON Female sexton of Kingston on Thames : the work was evidently too much for her, she dug herself into an early grave aged only 35. Date: 1711 - 1746

Background imageGrave Collection: Crime / Resurrectionists

Crime / Resurrectionists
Robbing graveyards for corpses which will be sold to medical schools for purposes of anatomy

Background imageGrave Collection: Chief Seattles Grave

Chief Seattles Grave
The grave of Chief Seattle (Si ahl), (circa 1780-1866) - a DkhwDuwAbsh (Duwamish) chief, also known as Sealth, Seathle, Seathl, or See-ahth. He followed a course of accommodation to white settlers

Background imageGrave Collection: Ancient Groat Family Tombstone at Canisbay

Ancient Groat Family Tombstone at Canisbay
Canisbay lies on the Pentland Firth, 2 miles west of John o Groats. The medieval St Drostans Church has in its porch a tombstone commemorating members of the Dutch Grot

Background imageGrave Collection: The burial of Thomas Hardys heart

The burial of Thomas Hardys heart among his own people: the vicar of Stinsford in Dorset ( Mellstock of Under the Greenwood Tree ) bearing the casket containing it

Background imageGrave Collection: Highgate Cemetery, London, 19th century

Highgate Cemetery, London, 19th century
Engraving showing Highgate Cemetery, London, at night sometime in the 19th century

Background imageGrave Collection: Knight Templar Effigy

Knight Templar Effigy
The effigy of a Knight Templar in a niche in the south wall of St Marys Church in Walkern Hertfordshire. The knight is probably William de Lanvalei II

Background imageGrave Collection: Easter Custom

Easter Custom
Every Easter Eve, choirboys sing a hymn over the grave of William Hulbard, who left a guinea to the Parish Choir when he died. c. 1806, St. Mary in Arden Church, England

Background imageGrave Collection: Earl of Crawford tomb robbed, 1881

Earl of Crawford tomb robbed, 1881
Four scenes relating to the tomb robbery of Alexander William Crawford Lindsay(1812-1880), 25th Earl of Crawford, 8th Earl of Balcarres. 1. Dunecht House, near Aberdeen. 2. The Chapel. 3

Background imageGrave Collection: British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial

British Ballad, Robin Hoods Death and burial
ROBIN HOODS DEATH AND BURIAL. British ballad and one of the oldest existing tales of Robin Hood. The final resting place of Robin Hood

Background imageGrave Collection: Kistvaen, Ossians Grave, Glenaan, Cushendall

Kistvaen, Ossians Grave, Glenaan, Cushendall - a view of stones on the ground with a boy for scale. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Glenaan). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageGrave Collection: British Ballad, Fair Margaret and Sweet William

British Ballad, Fair Margaret and Sweet William
FAIR MARGARET AND SWEET WILLIAM. British ballad telling the story of Sweet William who tells Fair Margaret that he is marrying another

Background imageGrave Collection: Jewish Cemetery at Salonika

Jewish Cemetery at Salonika, greece

Background imageGrave Collection: Scenes in Edmonton, London, 1883

Scenes in Edmonton, London, 1883
Engraving showing a number of scenes in Edmonton, North London, 1883. The images show (clockwise from top left): Lambs Cottage; The Rose and Crown; Edmonton Church; Grave of Charles Lamb; Church Road

Background imageGrave Collection: Houdini / Davenport

Houdini / Davenport
Harry Houdini at the grave of William Davenport, American stage magician who with his brother Ira deceived many with their supposed spirit seances

Background imageGrave Collection: Daniel Boone Grave

Daniel Boone Grave
DANIEL BOONE The grave of Daniel Boone at Frankfort, though there is dispute as to whether or not it contains the correct remains

Background imageGrave Collection: Vintage 19th century photograph: Taj Mahal, Agra, India, c. 1870 s

Vintage 19th century photograph: Taj Mahal, Agra, India, c. 1870 s
Vintage 19th century photograph: Taj Mahal, Agra, India, c.1870 s

Background imageGrave Collection: King Edward VII, on a visit to the Great Pyramid, Egypt

King Edward VII, on a visit to the Great Pyramid, Egypt
Vintage 19th century photograph: His Royal Highness, Prince Edward Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, on a visit to the Great Pyramid at Gizeh, Egypt, as part of his tour of the Middle East

Background imageGrave Collection: Headstone Major Gus March-Phillips, St Laurent sur Mer

Headstone Major Gus March-Phillips, St Laurent sur Mer
The grave is in the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery. March-Phillips commanded a Small Scale Landing Force that came ashore here in a Commando operation named Aquatint on 12 September 1942

Background imageGrave Collection: Fig Tree growing out of a tomb in Watford Churchyard

Fig Tree growing out of a tomb in Watford Churchyard
A Fig Tree growing out of a tomb in Watford Churchyard - the legend runs that a lady buried in the vault from which the tree is growing was an atheist

Background imageGrave Collection: Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Background imageGrave Collection: Ancient monument of a bishop in Temple Church, London

Ancient monument of a bishop in Temple Church, London
Ancient monument of a bishop under the southeast window of the 12th century Temple Church, London. Copperplate engraving by John Thomas Smith after original drawings by members of the Society of

Background imageGrave Collection: Crakows and Trippen shoes from the mid-15th century

Crakows and Trippen shoes from the mid-15th century. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889

Background imageGrave Collection: A siren seducing a merman knight, 14th century

A siren seducing a merman knight, 14th century
A mermaid or siren in German womens costume from the 14th century seducing a merman knight. Scenes below show knights and ladies holding family crests

Background imageGrave Collection: Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, died 1330

Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, died 1330
Grave effigy of Berthold VI von Henneberg, Prior of the Order of Saint John or Johanniter-Ordens, died 1330. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Altenecks Costumes



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