Training Ship Mars, Woodhaven, Fife, Scotland
The Training Ship Mars, moored off Woodhaven on the River Tay at Fife, Scotland, was founded in 1869 as an Industrial Training establishment. Boys aged 11-14 were trained in seamanship, with many going on to join the naval services.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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Paris Exhibition of 1889 - ( Exhibition) from Dome - right
Paris Exhibition of 1889 - ( Exhibition) from Dome - right - View over building. Part of Box 119 Boswell Collection This exposition was on a far larger scale than any previously held anywhere in the world. It covered over 66 acres (270, 000 m2), the main building in the Champ de Mars and the hill of Chaillot, occupying 54 acres (220, 000 m2). The Gare du Champ de Mars was rebuilt with four tracks to receive rail traffic occasioned by the exposition. Date: 1889
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
Augustus, (63 B.C.-14 D.C.). First emperor of the Roman Empi
Augustus, (63 B.C.-14 D.C.). First emperor of the Roman Empire. Augustus of Prima Porta. White marble statue. 1st century. Detail of the breastplate carved in relief depicting the return of the Roman legionary eagles lost to Parthis by Mark Anthony (40s B.C.) and by Crassus (53 B.C.). Braccio Nuovo. Chiaramonti Museum. Vatican Museum. Vatican City.
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