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Background imageImportant Collection: Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin
ROSALIND FRANKLIN Pioneer Molecular Biologist she made important contributions to understanding the structure of DNA

Background imageImportant Collection: L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery

L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. How our gunners won the VC and silenced the fire of the German guns in face of overwhelming odds Retreat from Mons, 1st September 1914

Background imageImportant Collection: Street Map 1878

Street Map 1878
An aerial map of Paris, showing the important monuments and the Seine

Background imageImportant Collection: The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey, 11th November 1920. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageImportant Collection: Duchess of Newcastle

Duchess of Newcastle
MARGARET CAVENDISH, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE Here described as the Marchioness, though the horse seems marginally more important

Background imageImportant Collection: Greenwich Placentia

Greenwich Placentia
The palace of Placentia stood on the site of the later Naval College, but was demolished 1664 : it was the scene of many important events such as the birth of Elizabeth. Date: 16-17th centuries

Background imageImportant Collection: Lebanon / Sidon

Lebanon / Sidon
The former Crusader fortress at Sidon, Lebanon. Sidon was originally the most important Phoenician trading centre in the Mediterranean. Date: 1930s

Background imageImportant Collection: Island of Vis - Croatia

Island of Vis - Croatia
Vis (Issa) - a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea

Background imageImportant Collection: Greek-Latin Dictionary

Greek-Latin Dictionary
Johann Scapulas Greek-Latin Lexicon is a contribution to Renaissance studies of classical literature when Roman borrowings from Greek are important to scholars

Background imageImportant Collection: West India Docks 1810

West India Docks 1810
The West India Docks in the great age of English trade - vessels lining the quays as far as the eye can see. Imports from the West Indies were especially important

Background imageImportant Collection: Chinese Guardian Statues at Temple of Wat Pho, Bangkok

Chinese Guardian Statues at Temple of Wat Pho, Bangkok
Temple guard statue (Farang guard) imported from China at the temple of Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha) in the Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand

Background imageImportant Collection: Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers

Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers
I won t - After a raid on the British lines in Northern France, a Gordon Highlander is being interrogated by German Officers.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imageImportant Collection: Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres

Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere, though the illustration was first done in 1914

Background imageImportant Collection: Graca & Cos stall - Hong Kong

Graca & Cos stall - Hong Kong - important printers and vendors of postcards, stamps and stationary. Date: circa 1905

Background imageImportant Collection: Taking the wounded aboard a British ambulance

Taking the wounded aboard a British ambulance train on the Western Front. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imageImportant Collection: With the field guns on the Western Front

With the field guns on the Western Front. A visit to a British battery. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imageImportant Collection: Claude Bernard

Claude Bernard
CLAUDE BERNARD French physiologist who made important medical discoveries

Background imageImportant Collection: Last known photo of Captain Smith of RMS Titanic

Last known photo of Captain Smith of RMS Titanic
RMS Titanic - extremely rare first generation press photograph taken by Dr McLean from the tender Ireland as she brought mail and a handful of passengers to the Titanic

Background imageImportant Collection: Duke of Wellington commemorative plate

Duke of Wellington commemorative plate with surround featuring important events and battles. 19th century

Background imageImportant Collection: Ubiquitous bulldozer by G. H. Davis

Ubiquitous bulldozer by G. H. Davis
The ubiquitous bulldozer: a mechanical tool of peace becomes an important weapon during the Second World War. Date: 1944

Background imageImportant Collection: Strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus by G. H. Davis

Strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus by G. H. Davis
The Eastern Mediterranean: maps showing the strategic importance of Crete and Cyprus during the Second World War. Date: 1941

Background imageImportant Collection: Mildred Mansel Suffragette

Mildred Mansel Suffragette. Mrs. Mansel (1868-1942) portrait. Member of the W.S.P.U, arrested and imprisoned. Visited Christabel Pankhurst in Paris

Background imageImportant Collection: The Clearing House, Lombard Street, London, 1847

The Clearing House, Lombard Street, London, 1847
Engraving showing the interior of the Clearing House in Lombard Street, London, 1847. This was an important financial institution, located at the back of the Guardian Insurance Office

Background imageImportant Collection: Showgirls Changing Room

Showgirls Changing Room
No doubt the envy of all his friends, this page boy has the important task of delivering messages and cards backstage, where most are prohibited from entering - hope he knocked!

Background imageImportant Collection: Great by H. M. Bateman

Great by H. M. Bateman
Caricature of a self-important gentleman in evening dress, puffing his chest out as he smokes a cigarette. Date: 1927

Background imageImportant Collection: Sebastopol, Crimean War

Sebastopol, Crimean War
Interior of the Malakoff Tower, the most important of the Russian defences, taken by the French on 8 September

Background imageImportant Collection: Novgorod in 1702

Novgorod in 1702
At this time the city was important enough to be known as Great Novgorod

Background imageImportant Collection: The Strongest

The Strongest.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageImportant Collection: Emperor Justinian I - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna

Emperor Justinian I - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna
Detail of The Emperor Justinian I (483-565), from the mosaic in the apse in the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Background imageImportant Collection: Victorian morals - punctuality is important

Victorian morals - punctuality is important because it subserves the peace and good temper of a family. 19th century

Background imageImportant Collection: London School Board

London School Board
LSB offices on the Thames Embankment, London. circa 1870. Between 1870 and 1904, the LSB was the single largest educational provider in London and the infrastructure

Background imageImportant Collection: WW2 - Railway Guns

WW2 - Railway Guns
A photograph of some heavy guns at a railway, an important site to defend. Date: circa 1944

Background imageImportant Collection: WW2 - British Fighter Station

WW2 - British Fighter Station
An educational illustration which provides an aerial view of a British WW2 Royal Air Force fighter station, highlighting important sections including refuelling areas, runways

Background imageImportant Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Extremely rare Harland and Wolff hardbound employees build/date book chronicling the history of the ships built at the yard

Background imageImportant Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, blue and gilt dessert plate

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, blue and gilt dessert plate
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Arguably one of the most important White Star Line porcelain items in private hands today. A Spode R4331 OSNC (Oceanic Steam Navigation Company)

Background imageImportant Collection: White Star Line, Titanic, blue and gilt dessert plate (back)

White Star Line, Titanic, blue and gilt dessert plate (back)
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Arguably one of the most important White Star Line porcelain items in private hands today. A Spode R4331 OSNC (Oceanic Steam Navigation Company)

Background imageImportant Collection: RMS Titanic, table of English composer Archibald Joyce

RMS Titanic, table of English composer Archibald Joyce
An important piece of musical and Titanic history, a late 19th/early 20th century oak barley twist gateleg table on which the composer and ?English Waltz King? Archibald Joyce (1873)

Background imageImportant Collection: Harland and Wolff, Belfast, gatehouse wall clock

Harland and Wolff, Belfast, gatehouse wall clock
Rare gatehouse wall clock from Harland and Wolff, Queen?s Road, Belfast, dating from approx. 1900?1910 and still in working condition

Background imageImportant Collection: Samuel Cody assorted memorabilia

Samuel Cody assorted memorabilia
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: Extremely important Royal Aero Club Aviators Certificate No.9, 1910, issued to S. F

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. Panorama of Canton, taken from Magazine Hill

Canton. Panorama of Canton, taken from Magazine Hill
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. The Temple of the Five Genii

Canton. The Temple of the Five Genii
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. The Jetty

Canton. The Jetty
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. View of the West Gate, taken within the City Walls

Canton. View of the West Gate, taken within the City Walls
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. The Five-Storied Pagoda

Canton. The Five-Storied Pagoda
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: The Landing Place, taken from the House of the Commissariat

The Landing Place, taken from the House of the Commissariat
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Canton. Panorama taken from the South Gate

Canton. Panorama taken from the South Gate
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Panorama of Canton taken from Southeast to Northwest

Panorama of Canton taken from Southeast to Northwest
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in

Background imageImportant Collection: Panorama taken from the Walls and looking outside the City

Panorama taken from the Walls and looking outside the City
Pierre Joseph Rossier. Views in China issued by Negretti and Zambra in 1859 and 1861. First Series and second series. These important images were the first commercial views of China to be sold in



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