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Liege Collection

Background imageLiege Collection: The interior of Sheherazade nightclub in Paris

The interior of Sheherazade nightclub in Paris
The interior of Sheherazade nightclub, described as Le Cabaret Tzigane de Paris at 3 Rue de Liege, Paris Date: 1920s

Background imageLiege Collection: Brussels-Liege Express

Brussels-Liege Express
Stunning green streamlined " Atlantic" type locomotive on the Brussels-Liege Express, Belgium. Date: late 1930s

Background imageLiege Collection: Poster, Caves of Remouchamps, Liege, Belgium

Poster, Caves of Remouchamps, Liege, Belgium Date: 1923

Background imageLiege Collection: Uhlans at Liege

Uhlans at Liege
A detachment of German Uhlans charging a fort at Liege, Belgium, only to encounter the barbed wire defences constructed by order of General Liman, commander of the Belgian troops in Liege

Background imageLiege Collection: Exposition Internationale de Liege - The Centenary of Belgian Independence in 1930 - The

Exposition Internationale de Liege - The Centenary of Belgian Independence in 1930 - The Palace of Chemistry. Date: 1930

Background imageLiege Collection: Meuse River barges, Liege, belgium

Meuse River barges, Liege, belgium

Background imageLiege Collection: Liege Belgium pre-1900

Liege Belgium pre-1900

Background imageLiege Collection: Locomotive no 3302, 4-6-0

Locomotive no 3302, 4-6-0. Engine constructed by the Societe de la Meuse, Liege, Belgium. Date: circa 1905

Background imageLiege Collection: Cork oak tree, Quercus suber

Cork oak tree, Quercus suber, chene liege. Handcoloured steel engraving by Oudet after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A. Dupuis, Fr

Background imageLiege Collection: Hilltop abbeys in Portugal and Belgium

Hilltop abbeys in Portugal and Belgium
Convent of the Friars Minor Capuchin, in the Sintra mountains near Lisbon, Portugal, and the Abbey of Mount Cornillon, near Liege, Belgium

Background imageLiege Collection: Gateway of the Bishops Palace at liege

Gateway of the Bishops Palace at liege
Bishops Palace at liege

Background imageLiege Collection: Poster, International Water Exhibition, Liege, Belgium

Poster, International Water Exhibition, Liege, Belgium, May to November 1939. 1939

Background imageLiege Collection: CAT RACING IN LIEGE

CAT RACING IN LIEGE
Letting the cat out of the bag on a grand scale, the townsfolk of Liege, Belgium enjoy a spot of cat racing, though the cats fun seems Date: 1860

Background imageLiege Collection: TRAFFIC EXPOSITION 1934

TRAFFIC EXPOSITION 1934
Poster for the EXPOSITION DE LA CIRCULATION held at Liege, Belgium Date: 1934

Background imageLiege Collection: SUBURBAN VILLA, LIEGE

SUBURBAN VILLA, LIEGE
A suburban villa at Liege, Belgium Date: circa 1900

Background imageLiege Collection: Liege Exhibition - A scene of life in Old Liege, Belgium

Liege Exhibition - A scene of life in Old Liege, Belgium ( The Ancient Quarter ). A lady water carrier has taken off her yolk and is resting by a fountain

Background imageLiege Collection: Rifle, Percussion, Enfield, Pattern 1853 3Rd Model

Rifle, Percussion, Enfield, Pattern 1853 3Rd Model
Pattern 1853, Enfield rifle musket, 3rd Model. Liege contract 1858. Marked to 14th Middlesex Volunteers, 1861 (c). Date: circa 1861

Background imageLiege Collection: Liege cupola fort diagram 1914

Liege cupola fort diagram 1914
A sectional view of one of the Liege Cupola forts, with its surrounding barbed wire defences. These forts played an important part in the Battle of Liege, the first battle of World War One

Background imageLiege Collection: Head and shoulders of Belgian General Leman

Head and shoulders of Belgian General Leman
General Leman, who was involved in the building of the forts at Liege, delayed the German advance there by skilfully moving a small force around within the walls. WW1 Date: 1914

Background imageLiege Collection: German mortar damage to fort, Liege, Belgium, WW1

German mortar damage to fort, Liege, Belgium, WW1
Damage to a fort in Liege, Belgium, caused by a 42cm German mortar during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageLiege Collection: American Tank Destroyer at Stavelot; Second World War, 1944

American Tank Destroyer at Stavelot; Second World War, 1944
Photograph showing the crew of an American tank destroyer standing beside their vehicle in Stavelot, twenty miles from Liege, during the Battle of the Bulge in the winter of 1944-5

Background imageLiege Collection: Traffic Exposition 1934

Traffic Exposition 1934
Poster for the EXPOSITION DE LA CIRCULATION held at Liege, Belgium

Background imageLiege Collection: Knight Swears Fealty

Knight Swears Fealty
A knight swears an oath of fealty, kneeling before his liege lord

Background imageLiege Collection: Proclamation of King Edward VII - St Jamess Palace

Proclamation of King Edward VII - St Jamess Palace
Proclaiming His Majesty King Edward VII from the balcony of St. Jamess Palace, London January 24th, 1901. 1901

Background imageLiege Collection: Albert I - King of Belgium - Liege - Legion d Honneur

Albert I - King of Belgium - Liege - Legion d Honneur
Albert I - King of Belgium, a panorama of Liege and the French Legion d Honneur. The German invasion of August 5th, 1914 soon reached Liege, which was defended by 30

Background imageLiege Collection: Moral Tales by Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-1799). Colored

Moral Tales by Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-1799). Colored
Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-1799). French writer and historian. Moral Tales. Title cover. Edition printed in Liege, 1777. Colored engraving. Library of Catalonia. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageLiege Collection: The Scruple. Moral Tales by Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-17

The Scruple. Moral Tales by Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-17
Jean Francois Marmontel (1723-1799). French writer and historian. Moral Tales. The Scruple. Edition printed in Liege, 1777. Colored engraving. Library of Catalonia. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageLiege Collection: Three Interpreters

Three Interpreters
Men of many words: These three Belgian exhibition guides have helped hundreds of visitors at the Liege Exhibition, being able to speak seven languages! Date: 1930

Background imageLiege Collection: Liege Exhibition 1905

Liege Exhibition 1905
The construction of a concert hall with the capacity for up to 3000 people, for the Liege Exposition Universelle. Built entirely of steel, using over 300 tons of metal. Date: 1905

Background imageLiege Collection: Advert / Libotte Beer 1896

Advert / Libotte Beer 1896
Poster for Libotte-Thiriar Beer from Liege Date: circa 1896

Background imageLiege Collection: Saint Julienne

Saint Julienne
SAINT JULIENNE du Mont- Cornillon (near Liege) Flemish religious who, after a revelation, worked hard to promote the feast of the Holy Sacrament in the Church Date: 1193 - 1258

Background imageLiege Collection: Large house in Rue Mont de Piete, Liege, Belgium

Large house in Rue Mont de Piete, Liege, Belgium
Large house in Rue Mont de Piete (Pawnbroker Street), Liege, Belgium, dating back to the 17th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLiege Collection: Interior, Palace of Ansembourg, Liege, Belgium

Interior, Palace of Ansembourg, Liege, Belgium
Interior, Palace of Ansembourg (now a museum), Liege, Belgium, dating back to the 18th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLiege Collection: Entrance hall, Town Hall, Liege, Belgium

Entrance hall, Town Hall, Liege, Belgium, dating back to the 18th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLiege Collection: Palais des Princes Eveques, Liege, Belgium

Palais des Princes Eveques, Liege, Belgium
Palais des Princes Eveques (Palace of the Prince-Bishops), Liege, Belgium, dating back to the 16th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLiege Collection: Interior, Church of St Jacques (St James), Liege, Belgium

Interior, Church of St Jacques (St James), Liege, Belgium, dating back to the 16th century. Date: circa 1910

Background imageLiege Collection: Netherlands pavilion, International Exhibition, Liege

Netherlands pavilion, International Exhibition, Liege
Netherlands pavilion at the International Exhibition in Liege, Brussels. With water as the theme, the exhibition was designed to celebrate the opening of the Albert Canal. Date: 1939

Background imageLiege Collection: The Town - Panorama, Liege

The Town - Panorama, Liege, Belgium. Date: 1910s

Background imageLiege Collection: Li觥under bombardment

Li觥under bombardment
On 5th August 1914 the Germans began the bombardment of Li觥 forts on the left bank of the Meuse, resulting in much damage to the city. Date: August 1914

Background imageLiege Collection: Zeppelin bomb explosion diagram

Zeppelin bomb explosion diagram
A special Sphere diagram combining a photograph of bomb damage on a building in Antwerp with an added illustration of the bomb, dropped from a German Zeppelin, exploding on impact with the ground

Background imageLiege Collection: Replica of German shell sold in Berlin, WW1

Replica of German shell sold in Berlin, WW1
A British soldier holding a life-size replica card of a German shell, as thrown by big siege guns, complete with photographs of places in which the shells had inflicted particular damage - Liege

Background imageLiege Collection: German soldiers entering Li觥, Belgium, 1914

German soldiers entering Li觥, Belgium, 1914
Three German soldiers creeping up the street in Li觥, Belgium, as the city is occupied after severe bombardment in 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageLiege Collection: Liege forts 1914

Liege forts 1914
A diagram showing the layout of the defensive forts surrounding the Belgian city of Liege which played a vital part in delaying the German advance through Belgium in the first major confrontation of

Background imageLiege Collection: Cartoon, German sword with loot from Belgium, WW1

Cartoon, German sword with loot from Belgium, WW1
Cartoon showing a German sword with two moneybags impaled on it, representing loot taken from Brussels and Liege during the invasion of Belgium in the early days of the First World War

Background imageLiege Collection: Men of the Belgian Army, WW1

Men of the Belgian Army, WW1
Men of the Belgian Army, allied with Britain during the First World War. Showing infantry, artillery, a lancer, and news received from Liege in a Brussels cafe

Background imageLiege Collection: Cartoon, Attractive Holiday Resorts, August 1914, WW1

Cartoon, Attractive Holiday Resorts, August 1914, WW1. Showing suggested posters for advertising the latest attractions at continental holiday resorts, including boating on the canal at Kiel

Background imageLiege Collection: Kitchener, French, and King Albert of Belgium, WW1

Kitchener, French, and King Albert of Belgium, WW1
Portraits of Earl Kitchener (Secretary for War), Field-Marshal Sir John French (Inspector-General of the Forces), and King Albert of Belgium (with his troops at Liege)

Background imageLiege Collection: JEAN WARIN

JEAN WARIN Flemish sculptor and engraver from Liege. Date: 1607 - 1672



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