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Honouring Collection

Background imageHonouring Collection: Bacchus / Dionysus / Wine

Bacchus / Dionysus / Wine
Honouring Bacchus

Background imageHonouring Collection: Dinner given by Alexander Duckham at the Savoy Hotel

Dinner given by Alexander Duckham at the Savoy Hotel honouring Louis Ble

Background imageHonouring Collection: Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River

Zulu War - Recovery of the Colours of the 24th in the Buffalo River after Battle of Isandlwana (of 22 January 1879) and honouring the graves of Lts Melville and Coghill Date: 1879

Background imageHonouring Collection: Bon Odori Of japan

Bon Odori Of japan
A Japanese watercolour painting which depicts some figures wearing patterned robes, performing a dance known as Bon Odori, a form of Nenbutsu folk entertainment

Background imageHonouring Collection: Lushun Baiyu Tower - Lushunkou, China (Ryojun)

Lushun Baiyu Tower - Lushunkou, China (Ryojun)
Lushun Baiyu Tower - built after the Russo-Japanese War by the Japanese to commemorate their 20, 000 war casualties at Ryojun (present-day Lushunkou)

Background imageHonouring Collection: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Westminster Abbey

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Westminster Abbey
The Unknown Warrior's grave in Westminster Abbey, London. Decorated with wreaths and tributes and also the American Congressional Medal

Background imageHonouring Collection: PLAQUE FOR RED VICTIMS

PLAQUE FOR RED VICTIMS
A plaque honouring those who gave their lives for the Bolshevik revolution is placed on the wall of the Kremlin, Moscow. Date: 7 November 1918

Background imageHonouring Collection: BURMESE DEAD HONOURED

BURMESE DEAD HONOURED
Honouring the spirits of the dead in a Burmese (Myanmar) village. Date: 1909

Background imageHonouring Collection: SPANISH CEMETERY

SPANISH CEMETERY
All Saints Day : honouring the dead with candles in a Spanish cemetery Date: 1913

Background imageHonouring Collection: Honouring a Mayflower descendant - Sir James Waterlow (right) and Mr. Hugh Winslow

Honouring a Mayflower descendant - Sir James Waterlow (right) and Mr. Hugh Winslow. Hugh Winslow was a descendant of Edward Winslow

Background imageHonouring Collection: Statue of Edward VII outside the Casino, Cannes

Statue of Edward VII outside the Casino, Cannes
A statue erected to honour King Edward VII, situated outside the Municipal Casino at Cannes, South of France. Promotional postcard for Monsieur Barraja (Yacht Agent) Date: circa 1912

Background imageHonouring Collection: Jew at prayer

Jew at prayer
Jew worshiping with his head covered. The act of covering the head when praying is seen as honouring god. Date: circa 1800

Background imageHonouring Collection: Officers and Men of the R. A. F. Station at Abingdon, one of the main airfields of

Officers and Men of the R. A. F. Station at Abingdon, one of the main airfields of
Officers and Men of the R.A.F. Station at Abingdon, one of the main airfields of Transport Command, march past the Mayor of the Borough who is taking the salute

Background imageHonouring Collection: Over 5000 people an hour passed through Westminster Hall to pay their tributes to the

Over 5000 people an hour passed through Westminster Hall to pay their tributes to the late King George VI during his ceremonial lying-in-state with Officers of the Life Guards of the Husehold Cavaly

Background imageHonouring Collection: Arlington, Virginia, USA - USS Maine Mast Memorial

Arlington, Virginia, USA - USS Maine Mast Memorial - honouring those who died aboard the USS Maine (ACR-1) on February 15th, 1898

Background imageHonouring Collection: Chinese Ancestor Worship - Ancestral Tablet

Chinese Ancestor Worship - Ancestral Tablet
The cermony of Ancestral worship. A Chinese believes that he has three souls, and when he dies one goes to the other world, one into the tomb

Background imageHonouring Collection: Statue of Edward Jenner - Vaccination Pioneer - Boulogne

Statue of Edward Jenner - Vaccination Pioneer - Boulogne
Statue of Edward Jenner (1749-1823) - Vaccination Pioneer - Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. Date: circa 1909

Background imageHonouring Collection: WW1 - The Great Victory March - passing Wellington Arch

WW1 - The Great Victory March - passing Wellington Arch, Constitution Hill, London. Date: 1918

Background imageHonouring Collection: Claudian, Latin Poet

Claudian, Latin Poet
CLAUDIUS CLAUDIANUS Boot-licking Latin poet, born in Alexandria, went to Italy where panegyrics honouring royals and propaganda verses earned their due rewards. Date: ? - CIRCA 370

Background imageHonouring Collection: Honouring Eielson, Hatton, North Dakota, USA

Honouring Eielson, Hatton, North Dakota, USA
Honouring Carl Benjamin (Ben) Eielson (1897-1929), aviator, bush pilot and explorer. He died in Siberia on 9 November 1929 while attempting to evacuate furs and personnel from the Nanuk

Background imageHonouring Collection: Sacred Cow, Nepal

Sacred Cow, Nepal
Honouring - and feeding - a sacred cow outside a temple in Nepal. Date: circa 1995

Background imageHonouring Collection: Aircraft models on display at the Dorchester Hotel, Lond?

Aircraft models on display at the Dorchester Hotel, Lond?
Aircraft models on display at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on 17 December 1953 at a Dinner honouring the 50th anniversary of the first powered controlled flights by the Wright brothers

Background imageHonouring Collection: Lord Brabazon of Tara, President of the Royal Aero Club, ?

Lord Brabazon of Tara, President of the Royal Aero Club, ?
Lord Brabazon of Tara, President of the Royal Aero Club, responds to the toasts, at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on 17 December 1953 at a Dinner honouring the 50th anniversary of the first powered

Background imageHonouring Collection: St. Pauls, London - 1st Remebrance Day - 2 minutes silence

St. Pauls, London - 1st Remebrance Day - 2 minutes silence
On 11th November 1919, the first anniversary of Armistice day, the Britsh nation, in response to an invitation by King George V

Background imageHonouring Collection: Japanese Boxer Retires

Japanese Boxer Retires
A ceremony honouring an old Japanese boxer upon his retirement. Date: early 1930s

Background imageHonouring Collection: Wreath for Captain Scott

Wreath for Captain Scott
Allegorical picture by Fortunino Matania showing a wreath being laid at a simple memorial to Captain Robert Falcon Scott, who died

Background imageHonouring Collection: Memorial Service for Captain Scott and his comrades

Memorial Service for Captain Scott and his comrades
King George V personally attending the memorial service for the souls of Captain Scott and the four other members of the Southern Party who perished during their return from the South Pole in March

Background imageHonouring Collection: Honouring Antarctic Heroes

Honouring Antarctic Heroes
Officers of the Scott Expedition to the South Pole facing the camera after receiving their medals from the King at Buckingham Palace on July 26th 1913

Background imageHonouring Collection: Awarding the War Cross - Dardanelles

Awarding the War Cross - Dardanelles
The awarding of the War Cross to allied soldiers in the Dardanelles - 16th July 1915. Engineers Park, Sed Dur-Bahr, Turkey

Background imageHonouring Collection: Relics of Mahomet

Relics of Mahomet
Honouring the relics of Mahomet in the Seraglio chapel, Istanbul

Background imageHonouring Collection: Honourable Ancestors-

Honourable Ancestors-
Honouring the ancestors in a Chinese household

Background imageHonouring Collection: Adorning Ribault Column

Adorning Ribault Column
Florida Indians decorate Ribaults column

Background imageHonouring Collection: Rome / Luperci

Rome / Luperci
LUPERCI - priests from a collegium who officiated at the Lupercalia honouring the wolf which suckled Romes founders, striking women with thongs to make them fertile

Background imageHonouring Collection: Science & Art Honoured

Science & Art Honoured
SCIENCES ET ARTS Festival honouring the sciences and the arts : the triumphal procession

Background imageHonouring Collection: Roman citizen honouring the Lares

Roman citizen honouring the Lares
A Roman citizen honouring the Lares, or household gods


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