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Background imageInitial Collection: Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a

Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a
Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Virgin and Child. Miniature. Drop cap. Spain

Background imageInitial Collection: Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati

Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati
Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Coronation of the Virgin surrounded by Saints and Bishops. Miniature. Letter U. Spain

Background imageInitial Collection: Satires by Juvenal

Satires by Juvenal
Juvenal (Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis). 1st - 2nd centuries AD. Roman poet. Satires. Start of the First Satire. Leyden, 1532

Background imageInitial Collection: Corpus Iuris Civilis

Corpus Iuris Civilis. Code of Justinian. 529. Legislative compilation for a Roman law unification. Parchment codex. Folio 63v. 13th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi

Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi
Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Drop cap D. Miniature. Spain

Background imageInitial Collection: Wallis in Tahiti 1767

Wallis in Tahiti 1767
Tahiti, in the Society Islands, is discovered by Captain Samuel Wallis of the Royal Navy, and after initial hostilities he makes friends with their queen, Oberea

Background imageInitial Collection: Illumination from the MacDumon Gospel

Illumination from the MacDumon Gospel
An illumination from the MacDurnon Gospel, an Irish medieval manuscript

Background imageInitial Collection: Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine

Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine
Wright J65 (Armstrong Siddeley) Sapphire turbojet engine. The Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire was a British turbojet engine licence- Built in the United States by Curtiss-Wright of the Wright

Background imageInitial Collection: Royal Oratory, Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley, France

Royal Oratory, Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley, France
Royal Oratory, or private chapel of the king, with stone vaulted coffered ceiling, in the Francois I wing of the Chateau de Chambord

Background imageInitial Collection: Double helix staircase, Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley

Double helix staircase, Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley
Double helix staircase on the second floor, in the Chateau de Chambord, designed by Domenico da Cortona and built 1519-47 in French Renaissance style under King Francois I, at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher

Background imageInitial Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. An early 20th century gold

Background imageInitial Collection: Statutes for Elections (Fragment)

Statutes for Elections (Fragment)
Bifolium from an unidentified text, possibly a work such as book of statutes or constitution for a monastic community, on parchment

Background imageInitial Collection: Breviary (Fragment)

Breviary (Fragment)
Two leaves, probably from a breviary, parchment. The leaves are from the same work but do not appear to be consecutive. Main body text in two columns in a Gothic textualis rotunda in dark brown ink

Background imageInitial Collection: Unidentified Fragment

Unidentified Fragment
Fragment of a leaf of a manuscript, parchment. Text in Middle German(?). The text block has wide margins above, beneath and to the left-hand side but the leaf has been cut down the right-hand side

Background imageInitial Collection: Bristol Jupiter, initial assembly workshop

Bristol Jupiter, initial assembly workshop
Bristol Aeroplane Company - Bristol Jupiter, 9-cylinder radial engine, initial assembly workshop. Date: circa 1935

Background imageInitial Collection: Bristol Mercury, initial assembly workshop

Bristol Mercury, initial assembly workshop
Bristol Aeroplane Company - Bristol Mercury, 9-cylinder radial engine, initial assembly workshop. Date: circa 1935

Background imageInitial Collection: The Cologne Chronicle by Johann Koelhoff the Younger. 15th c

The Cologne Chronicle by Johann Koelhoff the Younger. 15th c
The Cologne Chronicle by Johann Koelhoff the Younger (1440- 1502). 1499. German Historical Museum. Berlin. Germany

Background imageInitial Collection: Egyptian skulls

Egyptian skulls
Egypt. Skulls. Initial Late Period. One of them is dated after 664 BC. 26th dynasty or Saite Period (672-525 BC). From cemetery near Tura. The other has uncertain date and unknown origin

Background imageInitial Collection: Initial. Missal

Initial. Missal
Missal. Initial detail. Friar near death. Latin. Codex 9. 1524. Printing Rosenbach (Barcelona, Spain). Chapter Archive of Tortosa. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageInitial Collection: de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 1XB G-APAS

de Havilland DH. 106 Comet 1XB G-APAS
de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1XB G-APAS (msn 6022, ex F-BGNZ / XM823 / 8351M), at the RAF Museum Cosford / Aerospace Museum Cosford

Background imageInitial Collection: Canadair CF-104 Starfighter 104828

Canadair CF-104 Starfighter 104828
Canadian Armed Forces - Canadair CF-104 Starfighter 104828 (Canadair CL-90), of 442 Squadron, 1st Canadian Air Group. (from 1970 the CAF F-104s were re-serialled)

Background imageInitial Collection: Greenwich Pensioners

Greenwich Pensioners
Group of Greenwich Pensioners, the Naval equivalent of a Chelsea Pensioner. Although the initial concept of a Greenwich pensioner was that of someone living in the Royal Hospital Greenwich

Background imageInitial Collection: Plaque to Captain J J Crowe VC, Nieuwkerke Hospice

Plaque to Captain J J Crowe VC, Nieuwkerke Hospice
The final German attempt to break through to the Channel ports, known as the Fourth Battle of Ypres, had initial success

Background imageInitial Collection: William Caxton, English merchant, diplomat and writer

William Caxton, English merchant, diplomat and writer
William Caxton (c1422 - 1491), English merchant, diplomat, writer, printer and bookseller, thought to be the first person to introduce the printing press to England, in 1476

Background imageInitial Collection: Personal seals in wax from the Middle Ages

Personal seals in wax from the Middle Ages
Various personal seals from the time of King Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI and Edward IV. Handcoloured etching drawn

Background imageInitial Collection: Woman of the court of King Francis I, 1515-1547

Woman of the court of King Francis I, 1515-1547. She wears a chaperon headdress, a red velvet surtout decorated with gold stripes, puff sleeves, and a gold-striped petticoat

Background imageInitial Collection: Lilies, Lilium candidum, and gold ribbon

Lilies, Lilium candidum, and gold ribbon
Lilies, Lilium candidum, gold ribbon, illuminated initial and calligraphic poem inside box. Chromolithograph by Louis Prang from Alice Ward Baileys Flower Fancies, Boston, 1889

Background imageInitial Collection: Title page with illuminated lettering and red wax seals

Title page with illuminated lettering and red wax seals. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Thomas Anthony Day and J.H

Background imageInitial Collection: Colonel F. Carneiro de Campos: Prisoner of War

Colonel F. Carneiro de Campos: Prisoner of War
Colonel Frederico Carneiro de Campos, was imprisoned by Paraguayan soldiers shortly before the initial act and declaration of war by Paraguay

Background imageInitial Collection: Embossed greetings card with initial B

Embossed greetings card with initial B, with flowers, a boot, an anchor, a heart, and a snow scene with coach and horses. Date: early 20th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Gold embossed greetings card with initial M

Gold embossed greetings card with initial M, horseshoe and moonlight scene. Date: early 20th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Gold embossed Christmas card with initial T

Gold embossed Christmas card with initial T
Gold embossed Christmas card with gothic style initial T and a basket of holly. Date: early 20th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Christmas card with initial M and verse

Christmas card with initial M and verse. Date: early 20th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Christmas and New Year card with verse

Christmas and New Year card with verse
Christmas and New Year card with initials T and D, and a verse below. Date: early 20th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Gold box and verse on a greetings card

Gold box and verse on a greetings card with an initial D. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageInitial Collection: Greetings card in the shape of an ornate golden box

Greetings card in the shape of an ornate golden box with an oval cameo with initial B. circa 1890s

Background imageInitial Collection: Paris Salon Aeronautique 1949 general view at Grand Palais

Paris Salon Aeronautique 1949 general view at Grand Palais
XVIIIeme Salon Aeronautique du Paris 1949 at the Grand Palais in central Paris, (flying demonstrations were given at Orly Airport)

Background imageInitial Collection: Short SC. 1 XG905

Short SC. 1 XG905
Short SC.1 XG905, the second SC.1, on the tether rig at Belfast for initial tethered flight tests. The firstt SC.1, XG900

Background imageInitial Collection: Bristol B. E. 10 Olympus Mk. 101

Bristol B. E. 10 Olympus Mk. 101
Bristol B.E.10 Olympus Mk.101 (Ministry of Supply designation Bol.1/2C). A more powerful version of the Olympus with a larger turbine, delivering11

Background imageInitial Collection: OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

OJ Concentrate Plant Date: 1950

Background imageInitial Collection: Fragment from a Gospel of St John

Fragment from a Gospel of St John, in the Evangelienbuch (Book of the Gospels) of Charlemagne, written in Latin. It opens, In the beginning was the word.... Date: late 8th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Fragment of a Minnesinger manuscript

Fragment of a Minnesinger manuscript
A fragment of a Minnesinger manuscript by Schenken von Limburg. Date: mid 14th century

Background imageInitial Collection: Hawker P. 1101 Hunter T Mk. 7 prototype

Hawker P. 1101 Hunter T Mk. 7 prototype
Hawker P.1101 Hunter T Mk.7 prototype XJ615. First flown on 8 July 1955, the initial shape of the canopy caused severe airflow problems

Background imageInitial Collection: Hawker Hedgehog, N187 in 1924 in its initial form

Hawker Hedgehog, N187 in 1924 in its initial form

Background imageInitial Collection: Sub Machine Gun, Austen, 9 Mm Mk I

Sub Machine Gun, Austen, 9 Mm Mk I
Australian Austen Mk I 9 mm sub machine gun, 1942-1945 (c); with bakelite grips and camouflaged with green paint. In 1941 Australia possessed no home manufactured sub-machine gun although the Owen

Background imageInitial Collection: Medieval alphabet, ornate initials L-Y

Medieval alphabet, ornate initials L-Y. circa 1900

Background imageInitial Collection: Medieval alphabet, ornate initials A-L

Medieval alphabet, ornate initials A-L. circa 1900

Background imageInitial Collection: Choirbook number 5. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Nati

Choirbook number 5. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Nati
Choirbook number 5. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. The Nativity. Drop cap H. Miniature. Spain



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