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Background imageLayer Collection: Egypt. Roman period. Fayum mummy portraits. Man

Egypt. Roman period. Fayum mummy portraits. Man. Encaustic painting. Coptic period. End 1st century A.D. Pushkin Museum. Moscow. Russia

Background imageLayer Collection: Anatomy / Muscles

Anatomy / Muscles
First layer of muscles in the human body (back view)

Background imageLayer Collection: Dickens / M. Chuzzlewit

Dickens / M. Chuzzlewit
The Life & Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. Sarah (Sairey) Gamp, midwife, nurse and layer out of the dead, wearing an apron and a bonnet

Background imageLayer Collection: Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973

Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973
?Graf?ti Wall?, Belfast, 1973 - Oil on board, by Ralph Lillford, 1973. Associated with Northern Ireland (1969-2007). During ?the Troubles

Background imageLayer Collection: Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis
The Lower Jurassic cliffs incorporating Lower Lias and Charmouth Mudstone rocks, Charmouth, Dorset, UK

Background imageLayer Collection: Strato volcanic eruption

Strato volcanic eruption
A strato volcano has a steep volcanic cone built up by dense lava flows and pyroclastic debris. One of a series (including image numbers 185 to 190) showing various forms of volcanic eruption

Background imageLayer Collection: Jolly farmers wife with hen and eggs

Jolly farmers wife with hen and eggs
A jolly grey-haired farmers wife holds a red hen and a basketful of eggs. She wears a large straw hat and a floral-patterned apron. It is summer. Staffordshire, England Date: 1990

Background imageLayer Collection: WW2 - Gracie Hat And Uniform Doll

WW2 - Gracie Hat And Uniform Doll
A WW2 children's illustrated Gracie doll card, used as a base layer for wartime uniforms and hats to be added on. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageLayer Collection: Mil Mi-2Ch Chekla 00221

Mil Mi-2Ch Chekla 00221. A chemical reconnaissance / smokescreen layer version of the Mi-2. This example has the exhaust / smoke-pipe extensions displaced from their proper positions ov the engine

Background imageLayer Collection: Costumes of the Vietnamese, circa 1800

Costumes of the Vietnamese, circa 1800
Costumes of the Vietnamese: woman in layered tunics of various colors at left, man with parasol, woman in conical hat with pipe, soldier with sabre and shield, etc

Background imageLayer Collection: HMS Barfoil, British boom defence vessel, WW2

HMS Barfoil, British boom defence vessel, WW2
HMS Barfoil (Z194), British boom defence vessel (net layer). Date: 1943

Background imageLayer Collection: Advert for Aertex mens underwear 1911

Advert for Aertex mens underwear 1911
Aertex Cellular clothing for men, for all seasons. Date: 1911

Background imageLayer Collection: Queen Elizabeth I dancing in her Palace in all her finery

Queen Elizabeth I dancing in her Palace in all her finery
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) is pictured here dancing before a rich man in her Palace wearing a beautiful skirt with a corset and her traditional thick layer of make-up

Background imageLayer Collection: A boy holds an egg in one hand and his pet hen in the other

A boy holds an egg in one hand and his pet hen in the other
A boy sits up in bed, He holds an egg in one hand and his pet hen by the tail feathers in the other. The hen regularly laid eggs in the boys bed

Background imageLayer Collection: Eggs in bed hen

Eggs in bed hen
Boy with pet hen that laid eggs in his bed, Abergavenny, Wales. First published The Sunday Express Date: circa 1969

Background imageLayer Collection: Berengaria of Castile (1180-1246)

Berengaria of Castile (1180-1246)
Berengaria (1180-1246). Queen regnant of Castile in 1217 and Queen consort of Le??n from 1197 to 1204. Colored engraving

Background imageLayer Collection: Banded iron specimen

Banded iron specimen
This banded iron specimen measures 7 cm thick and is about 3, 000 million years old, from the Murchison Goldfield, Western Australia

Background imageLayer Collection: Onion skin boulder

Onion skin boulder
Onion skin is a type of weathering where thin layers are exfoliated by erosion processes producing an onion skin effect

Background imageLayer Collection: German U-Boat - UC5

German U-Boat - UC5
Cross-section through a captured German u-boat submarine - the UC 5. A mine-laying submarine, with six mine-holding chambers in the fore-section of the vessel

Background imageLayer Collection: Military Orders: From left to right: Knights Templar, Alcant

Military Orders: From left to right: Knights Templar, Alcant
Military Orders. 12th century. From left to right: Knights Templar, Alcantara, Calatrava and Order of Santiago. 19th Century Engraving. Colored

Background imageLayer Collection: Roman statuette of Venus holding a mirror. 2nd century AD

Roman statuette of Venus holding a mirror. 2nd century AD
Roman statuette of Venus holding a mirror. Terracotta. 2nd century AD. From Thapsus, Tunisia. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageLayer Collection: Der Tannhauser (1200-1305), poet and Crusader. Fol. 164r. Cod

Der Tannhauser (1200-1305), poet and Crusader. Fol. 164r. Cod
Der Tannhauser (1200-1305), poet and Crusader with a Greek cross on the layer, the symbol of the knights of the Teutonic Order. Fol.164r

Background imageLayer Collection: Bridge across lake at St. Jamess Park laid at night

Bridge across lake at St. Jamess Park laid at night
Men working under floodlight to lay a new bridge across the lake at St. Jamess Park as the birdlife of the park slept. Date: 1961

Background imageLayer Collection: HMS London, British battleship

HMS London, British battleship
HMS London, ex-battleship, after conversion to a mine-layer (in camouflage paint) after removal of main armament - May 1918. Date: circa 1918

Background imageLayer Collection: Trench Art model of a British mine layer, WW1

Trench Art model of a British mine layer, WW1
Trench Art model of a British mine layer on a brass base celebrating the Royal Navys capture of a German submarine

Background imageLayer Collection: Russo-German naval action in the Baltic, WW1

Russo-German naval action in the Baltic, WW1
Russo-German naval action in the Baltic during the First World War which led to the destruction of a German destroyer and mine layer and the torpedoing of a German pre-dreadnought battleship

Background imageLayer Collection: Sinking of German ship, Konigin Luise, by G. H. Davis

Sinking of German ship, Konigin Luise, by G. H. Davis
The sinking of the German mine layer, Konigin Luise, off Harwich in the early stages of the First World War. Showing the position of the Lance when firing the three fatal shots. Date: August 1914

Background imageLayer Collection: Mine problem in North Sea by G. H. Davis

Mine problem in North Sea by G. H. Davis
The mine problem in the North Sea. The mine layer at work, showing the way in which the mine is held below the water and how it is exploded by a passing ship

Background imageLayer Collection: Avro Lincoln B2 RF342 / G-APRJ

Avro Lincoln B2 RF342 / G-APRJ
Avro Lincoln B2, RF342/G-APRJ, with a boundary layer control wing mounted on top of the fuselage

Background imageLayer Collection: Agate

Agate
A polished slice of agate from Uraguay. Agate (silicon dioxide) is a cryptocrystalline quartz

Background imageLayer Collection: Section through volcano crater lake

Section through volcano crater lake
Illustration shows a section through volcano crater lake and also the system of tunnels at Kelut, Java, which drain the crater lake

Background imageLayer Collection: Diagram showing the Earths interior

Diagram showing the Earths interior
Crust - continents 35km, oceans 6km. Mantle - peridotite 2900km. Outer core - iron (liquid) 2000km. Inner core - iron (solid) 1370km

Background imageLayer Collection: Oceanic and continental crust

Oceanic and continental crust
A cross section of the Earths surface showing the continental crust on the left and oceanic crust on the right. Beneath the surface layer lies the Basaltic layer (in green) and the Mantle (in grey)

Background imageLayer Collection: Section of the plains of Patagonia diagram

Section of the plains of Patagonia diagram
Section of the plains of Patagonia, on the banks of the S.Cruz cross-section diagram (p.114) from Charles Darwins Geological Observations on South America, 1846

Background imageLayer Collection: Sedimentary layer of rock

Sedimentary layer of rock shows the effects of drought. A layer of dried-out mud was overlain with darker sediment which filled the cracks - the whole was then compacted and changed to rock

Background imageLayer Collection: A cross section of the Earth

A cross section of the Earth showing the mantle (the thick outer layer), the core (the inner layer) and the inner core (the centre)

Background imageLayer Collection: Volcanic eruption

Volcanic eruption
A flood basalt eruption. One of a series (including image numbers 185 to 190) showing various forms of volcanic eruption

Background imageLayer Collection: The Cross of Victory. 908. SPAIN. Oviedo. Cathedral

The Cross of Victory. 908. SPAIN. Oviedo. Cathedral
" The Cross of Victory. 908. SPAIN. Oviedo. Cathedral. Processional cross made of oak wood covered with golden layer and decorated with precious stones (almandine, garnet)

Background imageLayer Collection: Ayuthaya Buddha - Thailand

Ayuthaya Buddha - Thailand - A huge Buddha made of bronze which was once covered with a layer of gold. When the Burmese (Siams old enemies) captured Ayuthaya, they burned the gold off. Date: 1952

Background imageLayer Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- hose laying lorry

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- hose laying lorry
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageLayer Collection: Lady in dress and cloak by Molyneux

Lady in dress and cloak by Molyneux

Background imageLayer Collection: Mine-laying Cruiser, the H. M. S. Adventure

Mine-laying Cruiser, the H. M. S. Adventure
Mine-laying Cruiser of the Royal Navy Fleet, the H.M.S. Adventure, built at Devonport Dockyard, Completed in 1905 and sold for scrap in 1920

Background imageLayer Collection: Portrait of M. Louis Daguerre

Portrait of M. Louis Daguerre
A portrait of Louis Jacques Maude Daguerre (1789-1851). The French artist was famed for inventing the Daguerretype in conjunction with Joseph Nicephore Niepce

Background imageLayer Collection: Italian Bridge-layer on Army Manoevres, 1936

Italian Bridge-layer on Army Manoevres, 1936
Photograph showing an Italian Army tank, which carried and laid a metal bridge, taking part in manoevres near Naples, 1936

Background imageLayer Collection: Giant Intaglio Pictographs, Californian Desert, 1932

Giant Intaglio Pictographs, Californian Desert, 1932
Aerial photograph showing some gigantic intaglio pictographs found in the Californian desert, 1932. These intaglio pictographs were formed by an unknown artist



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