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Imperialism Collection

Background imageImperialism Collection: The British Empire

The British Empire
Citizens of the British Empire, the Greatest Empire the World has ever known

Background imageImperialism Collection: World Map Empire McVitie

World Map Empire McVitie
A map of the world, showing the British Empire coloured in red at the end of the nineteenth century

Background imageImperialism Collection: PAXTON, Joseph (1801-1865). Crystal Palace. 1851

PAXTON, Joseph (1801-1865). Crystal Palace. 1851. First building with revolutionary modular, prefabricated design, and use of glass. Built for the Universal Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park, London

Background imageImperialism Collection: Longest Day at Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Longest Day at Stonehenge, Wiltshire
People gathering at Stonehenge, Wiltshire on the longest day of the year, on or near 21 June 1912. This photograph shows a daybreak pilgrimage by members of The Universal Bond of the Sons of Men

Background imageImperialism Collection: Treaty of Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi
The Treaty of Waitangi: Maori chiefs recognise British sovereignty and New Zealand becomes part of the British Empire. This was designed to guarantee land rights to the Maoris

Background imageImperialism Collection: British Empire Marketing Board poster - Takoradi Harbour

British Empire Marketing Board poster - Takoradi Harbour
Native Chiefs in Palaver, Takoradi Harbour in Ghana, West Africa. Native chiefs meeting a British official or governor of the area during a period when large parts of Africa still formed part of

Background imageImperialism Collection: British Empire Map 1902

British Empire Map 1902
Map showing the extent of the British Empire in 1902 - the Empire on which the sun never sets !

Background imageImperialism Collection: Zulu War Britannia 1879

Zulu War Britannia 1879
British Imperialism symbolically represented at the time of the Zulu War

Background imageImperialism Collection: Edward VIII Hunting

Edward VIII Hunting
EDWARD VIII, When Prince of Wales, photographed in India with some of the Bag after a successful days Pig Sticking (hunting wild boar)

Background imageImperialism Collection: Edward VIII & Patailas

Edward VIII & Patailas
EDWARD VIII When Prince of Wales, meeting Pataila soldiers who lost limbs whilst on active service during World War One

Background imageImperialism Collection: Edward VIII in Nepal

Edward VIII in Nepal
EDWARD VIII As Prince of Wales, travelling by elephant in Nepal

Background imageImperialism Collection: Imperialism Ww1

Imperialism Ww1
Napoleon to Edward VII: " I wanted to create a French Empire, you a British one -- now theres going to be a German one!"

Background imageImperialism Collection: British Empire Plate

British Empire Plate
Commemorative plate celebrating Victorias Golden Jubilee and the British Empire

Background imageImperialism Collection: WORLD MAP / 1897

WORLD MAP / 1897
Map of the world showing British Empire possessions

Background imageImperialism Collection: Cartoon, My Boys! (British Lion)

Cartoon, My Boys! (British Lion)
Cartoon, My Boys! An imperialist depiction of the British Lion proudly commanding his Australian and Canadian cubs. Date: 1885

Background imageImperialism Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Thames Embankment

Illustration, A Song of the English, Thames Embankment
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine)

Background imageImperialism Collection: Britannia and her Pets

Britannia and her Pets
Britannia and her pets, the British lion and the Indian tiger are ready to take on Afghanistan

Background imageImperialism Collection: TO THE RESCUE ! Lord Charles Beresford relieves Sir Charles Wilson on the Nile island

TO THE RESCUE ! Lord Charles Beresford relieves Sir Charles Wilson on the Nile island of Meruat Date: 1885

Background imageImperialism Collection: British Empire Map 1880

British Empire Map 1880
Map showing the extent of the British Empire circa 1880 Date: circa 1880

Background imageImperialism Collection: The scramble for Africa: the Berlin Conference, 1884-1885

The scramble for Africa: the Berlin Conference, 1884-1885
French commentary on the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885: Otto von Bismarck, then Chancellor of Germany, is portrayed here wielding a knife over a sliced up cake, marked Africa

Background imageImperialism Collection: King George as Emperor

King George as Emperor
King George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 ?? 20 January 1936) , the emperor of India wearing the star of India. He is seen in full uniform, Date: circa 1911

Background imageImperialism Collection: Portrait of Mr McKinley

Portrait of Mr McKinley
William McKinley (January 29, 1843 ?? September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States from 1897, until his assassination in 1901

Background imageImperialism Collection: Soviet propaganda poster. Death to World Imperialism

Soviet propaganda poster. Death to World Imperialism
Russia. Communism. Soviet propaganda poster. Death to World Imperialism. Date:

Background imageImperialism Collection: British imperialism. Sudan. Africa. English army attacking

British imperialism. Sudan. Africa. English army attacking. Colored engraving, 1898

Background imageImperialism Collection: Colonialism. Africa. Anglo-Egyptian troops fighting against

Colonialism. Africa. Anglo-Egyptian troops fighting against the Sudanese army (1896-1898). Drawing by Wollen, 1898. Colored

Background imageImperialism Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Calcutta

Illustration, A Song of the English, Calcutta
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine). Calcutta -- Me the Sea-captain loved, the River built

Background imageImperialism Collection: BELTRAME, Achille (1871-1945). Battle in Transwaal

BELTRAME, Achille (1871-1945). Battle in Transwaal in October 1899, during the Second Boer War. Engraving

Background imageImperialism Collection: POLISH INSURRECTION 1794

POLISH INSURRECTION 1794
KOSCIUSKO'S OATH An incident of the Polish Insurrection: Kosciusko vows to drive the Russians, Prussians and Austrians out of Poland or die trying. Date: 1794

Background imageImperialism Collection: HUNTING TIGER INDIA 1916

HUNTING TIGER INDIA 1916
Three men and a dead tiger at Mohand, India. Date: 1916

Background imageImperialism Collection: Cartoon, Our Joe Rides the High Horse

Cartoon, Our Joe Rides the High Horse, showing Joseph Chamberlain flying the flag for Imperialism and Fiscal Reform, trampling his political opponent Campbell-Bannerman. circa 1900s

Background imageImperialism Collection: GERMAN POLICE IN TOGO

GERMAN POLICE IN TOGO
A German-controlled native African police troup, the Haussars in Lome, Togo, West Africa. Date: 1930s

Background imageImperialism Collection: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER

THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER
Indian soldiers guarding the barrier marking the border of the North West Frontier between British India and Afghanistan. Date: 1930s

Background imageImperialism Collection: WORLD MAP / BRIT EMPIRE

WORLD MAP / BRIT EMPIRE
World map, showing the British Empire Date: 1902

Background imageImperialism Collection: JOHN BULL ON THE GLOBE

JOHN BULL ON THE GLOBE
John Bulls imperialist ambitions intact before the war.....and shattered after the war Date: 1931

Background imageImperialism Collection: ALLEGORY OF IMPERIALISM

ALLEGORY OF IMPERIALISM
An allegory of Empire : Edward VII stands surrounded by his loyal and devoted imperial subjects Date: 1902

Background imageImperialism Collection: Cartoon - Disraeli and Victoria - Dangers of Imperialism

Cartoon - Disraeli and Victoria - Dangers of Imperialism
Cartoon - Benjamin Disraeli and Queen Victoria brave the dangerous waters of Imperialism cheered and jeered by the previous Kings and Queens of England on the far bank of the river.... Date: 1876

Background imageImperialism Collection: 1907 Imperial Conference - Discussions in Whitehall

1907 Imperial Conference - Discussions in Whitehall
The Imperial Conference of 1907 - convened in London on 15th April 1907 as the Colonial Conference, concluding on 14th May 1907

Background imageImperialism Collection: French colonization of Algeria. Siege of Constantine

French colonization of Algeria. Siege of Constantine, 21 to 27 November, 1836. French Huntsmen of Africa attacking the arabs leaving the camp at Sidi-Tantam. Engraving. ITALY. LOMBARDY. Milan

Background imageImperialism Collection: French conquest of Algeria. 1830-1847. Expedition

French conquest of Algeria. 1830-1847. Expedition to Morocco in 1844 against Abd el-Kader. Camp French of the column of chasseurs (huntmen) of Africa in the field of the battle of Isly on 14 August

Background imageImperialism Collection: Inauguration of the 1899 Philippine Republic in

Inauguration of the 1899 Philippine Republic in Malolos, Bulacan. Engraving

Background imageImperialism Collection: AGUIRRE, Lope de (1515-1561). Spanish conquistador

AGUIRRE, Lope de (1515-1561). Spanish conquistador in South America. Nicknamed El Loco, the Madman, Aguirre is best known for his final expedition, down the Amazon river

Background imageImperialism Collection: Maya Civilization. Ball game

Maya Civilization. Ball game
Maya Civilization. Mesoamerican ballgame. Litography

Background imageImperialism Collection: Expedition of Malaspina. Philippines. Zamboanga

Expedition of Malaspina. Philippines. Zamboanga
Malaspina Expedition. Philippines (1792). Village of Zamboanga. Drawing by Fernando Brambila. Drawing. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Navy Museum

Background imageImperialism Collection: Uganda, The Black Baby

Uganda, The Black Baby
Uganda portrayed as a baby on John Bulls doorstep. Date: 1894

Background imageImperialism Collection: Java War or Diponegoro War. 1825-1830. Spear rack of Governo

Java War or Diponegoro War. 1825-1830. Spear rack of Governor-General Jean Chretien Baud (1789-1859). Java. 1824. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Netherlands

Background imageImperialism Collection: India. Sepoy Rebellion (1857). English delegation

India. Sepoy Rebellion (1857). English delegation
India. Sepoy Rebellion (1857). India revolution that erupted as a reaction against British colonial policy. In 1857 the sepoys revolted and deprived of all authority to the East India Company (1858)

Background imageImperialism Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Bombay

Illustration, A Song of the English, Bombay
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine). Bombay -- Royal and Dower-Royal, I the Queen

Background imageImperialism Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Barren Landscape

Illustration, A Song of the English, Barren Landscape
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine)



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