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Background imageInfamous Collection: An infamous image of the Loch Ness Monster

An infamous image of the Loch Ness Monster
The Loch Ness Monster? A photograph taken by Mr R. K Wilson, a London surgeon, after noticing an object moving in Loch Ness

Background imageInfamous Collection: The Lady With The Lamp Florence Nightingale

The Lady With The Lamp Florence Nightingale
A colour illustration from the 1890s depicting Florence Nightingale, English nurse and hospital reformer (1820-1910) at the barracks hospital, Scutari, in 1854 during the Crimean War

Background imageInfamous Collection: Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya

Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya
The Hon. Josslyn and Lady Idina Hay pictured at Slains, their 2000 acre farm in Gilgil, Kenya. Pictured from left are: The Hon. Josslyn Hay, Major Roberts, Major J. Grant, Lady Idina Hay, Mrs C

Background imageInfamous Collection: The Hon. Josslyn and Lady Idina Hay

The Hon. Josslyn and Lady Idina Hay
The Hon. Josslyn Hay, later Earl of Erroll, and his wife, the former Lady Idina Sackville pictured at Gil Gil, Kenya Colony in British East Africa where they built a farm, Clouds

Background imageInfamous Collection: Lady Idina Gordon

Lady Idina Gordon pictured in 1921, the elder daughter of the late Lord De La Warr. After her first marriage to Euan Wallace

Background imageInfamous Collection: Diana and Nancy Mitford

Diana and Nancy Mitford
DIANA AND NANCY FREEMAN MITFORD Two of the infamous Mitford sisters; Mrs Bryan Guiness (Diana) on the left and Nancy Mitford (later Mrs Peter Rodd), novelist, on right

Background imageInfamous Collection: The Banner Cross Murder

The Banner Cross Murder
View near Darnall, the scene of the escape and recapture of the prisoner, Charles Peace. Charles Peace was an infamous cat burglar

Background imageInfamous Collection: Richard Baxter (Trial)

Richard Baxter (Trial)
RICHARD BAXTER English puritan clergyman and writer, depicted at his trial before the infamous Judge Jeffreys

Background imageInfamous Collection: Middle Street, Deal, Kent

Middle Street, Deal, Kent, once infamous for its smuggling connections. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageInfamous Collection: Rouen and the Cathedral from the Tour Jeanne dArc

Rouen and the Cathedral from the Tour Jeanne dArc
Pencil drawing showing Rouen, capital of northern French region of Normandy, with its infamous Cathedral, the west front has sculpture depictions of Archbishops and Apostles

Background imageInfamous Collection: Three silent British films, New Era Productions, London

Three silent British films, New Era Productions, London
Three silent British films, New Era, D'Arblay Street, London - Guns of Loos, The Infamous Lady, Down Channel (2 of 2) Date: 1929

Background imageInfamous Collection: Sir William Gull

Sir William Gull (1816 - 1890), studied medicine at St Guy's in London. In 1872 Gull was made a Baronet and became physician to Queen Victoria, treating the Prince of Wales for typhoid

Background imageInfamous Collection: Gates Learjet 25XR HZ-SMB

Gates Learjet 25XR HZ-SMB (msn 25-073), of Sheikh Salem Bin Laden, (a half-brother of the infamous Osama), at London Heathrow Airport, in July 1987. Date: 1987

Background imageInfamous Collection: A sketch map of the infamous Dardanelles Operations and Gallipoli Campaign

A sketch map of the infamous Dardanelles Operations and Gallipoli Campaign, an Allied expedition to gain control of the Dardanelles to open up a Black Sea route to Russia. Date: 1915

Background imageInfamous Collection: Register Book at St. Andrews Church, Hempstead - Turpin

Register Book at St. Andrews Church, Hempstead - Turpin
circa 1910s

Background imageInfamous Collection: RMS Titanic - White Star Line

RMS Titanic - White Star Line
The RMS Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service, was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line

Background imageInfamous Collection: Lady Idina Hay at the Kenya Lido

Lady Idina Hay at the Kenya Lido
Lady Idina Hay (nee Sackville), pictured in a sarong or kanga with two friends in Kenya during the 1920s, while she was married to Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll. On the left is the Countess N

Background imageInfamous Collection: Duchess of Argyll and family

Duchess of Argyll and family
Photograph taken outside the Royal Academy during a Private View of the Duchess of Argyll (formerly, Margaret Whigham and later, Mrs Charles Sweeney)

Background imageInfamous Collection: Aichi D3A1 Val - carrier -going Japanese equivalent o

Aichi D3A1 Val - carrier -going Japanese equivalent of the infamous Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Background imageInfamous Collection: Lady Idina Gordon going big-game shooting

Lady Idina Gordon going big-game shooting
Lady Idina Gordon (nee Sackville), who married her second husband, Captain Charles Gordon, in 1919, pictured in The Tatler with news that she was about to travel to British East Africa (Kenya)

Background imageInfamous Collection: Cloth Market - Goulston Street, Petticoat Lane, London

Cloth Market - Goulston Street, Petticoat Lane, London
Cloth Market - Goulston Street, Petticoat Lane, Poplar, near Whitechapel, County of London, England. Locale made infamous by the Whitechapel (Jack the Ripper) Murders Date: 1900s

Background imageInfamous Collection: Oxborough Church

Oxborough Church
Exterior view of St. Johns Church, Oxborough, Norfolk, England, infamous for the collapse of its tower in the autumn of 1948. Date: Medieval

Background imageInfamous Collection: Sketch cover - Mrs Charles Sweeny as the Queen of Light

Sketch cover - Mrs Charles Sweeny as the Queen of Light
Mrs Charles Sweeny, formerly Miss Margaret Whigham and later the Duchess of Argyll (1912 - 1993), pictured as the Queen of Light in the Pageant of Industries at the British Industries Dinner Ball

Background imageInfamous Collection: The crew of the Infamous German surface raider SMS Mowe

The crew of the Infamous German surface raider SMS Mowe

Background imageInfamous Collection: Infamous German captain of the SMS Mowe

Infamous German captain of the SMS Mowe

Background imageInfamous Collection: Beechers Brook

Beechers Brook
A horse and his rider take a tumble at the infamous Beechers Brook on the Grand National course at Aintree

Background imageInfamous Collection: Portrait of The Duchess of Kent, Mother of Queen Victoria

Portrait of The Duchess of Kent, Mother of Queen Victoria
Portrait of H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria, an engraaving after the portrait by Winterhalter. Formerly Victoria of Saxe-Coburg

Background imageInfamous Collection: Dragonnades

Dragonnades
After the revocation of the Edit de Nantes, which promised religious toleration, French protestants are officially persecuted in the infamous dragonnades

Background imageInfamous Collection: Battle of Straffard

Battle of Straffard
BATTLE OF STRAFFARD - our guess is that this is a minor engagement during Cromwells infamous subjugation of Ireland. We have failed to find any reference to it


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