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Background imageMissions Collection: Mercury 7 Astronauts

Mercury 7 Astronauts
The Mercury Project astronauts standing beside a 106-B plane. (l to r) Ms Carpenter, L G Cooper, John H Glenn, V I Grissom, Walter M Schirra, Alan B Shepard and D K Slayton

Background imageMissions Collection: Project Mercury 7

Project Mercury 7
The original 7 Project Mercury astronauts. Top row (l to r): Alan Shepard, V I Gus Grissom, L G Cooper. Front row (l to r) Walter M Schirra, D K Slayton John Glenn and Scott Carpenter

Background imageMissions Collection: John Wyclif and the Lollards

John Wyclif and the Lollards
John Wyclif, Christian theologian and reformer, sending out some of his followers, known as Lollards, on their teaching missions

Background imageMissions Collection: Apollo 7 Prime Crew

Apollo 7 Prime Crew
The prime crew of the first manned Apollo space mission (from l to r) Module Pilot Don F Eisele, Commander Walter M Schirra Jr. and Lunar Module pilot Walter Cunningham

Background imageMissions Collection: Xavier, Saint Francis (1506-1552). Jesuit missionary

Xavier, Saint Francis (1506-1552). Jesuit missionary, co-founder of the order and patron saint of the missions. Work by ZURBARAN, Francisco de (1598-1664). Baroque art. Painting. SPAIN. Madrid

Background imageMissions Collection: St Francisco De Borgia 1

St Francisco De Borgia 1
saint FRANCISCO DE BORGIA Spanish noble and churchman at court of Carl V, when his wife died became Jesuit, General of the order, sent missions to America, made a saint

Background imageMissions Collection: Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior

Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior
United States Navy - Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior, at Nice on 28 December 1965. Flown incognito for secret missions over the Mediterranean theatre, usually from NAS Sigonella in Sicily.. Date: 1965

Background imageMissions Collection: Dassault Mirage G8-01 Two-Seat Twin-Engined Variable-Geo?

Dassault Mirage G8-01 Two-Seat Twin-Engined Variable-Geo?
Dassault Mirage G8-01 Two-Seat Twin-Engined Variable-Geometry Prototype Multi-Role Jet Fighter Capable of Both Interception and Nuclear Strike Missions Flying Date: 1971

Background imageMissions Collection: Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531

Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531
CIA / Air America - Boeing RB-17G Flying Fortress 531 (msn 8440, ex 44-85531). at Clark Field in the Philippines, either before, or after, covert missions over Tibet

Background imageMissions Collection: Lockheed C-130D Hercules 57-0493

Lockheed C-130D Hercules 57-0493
United States Air Force (USAF) - Lockheed C-130D-LM Hercules 57-0493 (msn 182-3200), of the New York Air National Guard, at RAF Greenham Common for the international Air Tattoo on 23 June 1979

Background imageMissions Collection: Lockheed C-130D-LM Hercules 57-0494

Lockheed C-130D-LM Hercules 57-0494
United States Air Force (USAF) - Lockheed C-130D-LM Hercules 57-0494 (msn 182-3201), at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for storage and disposal

Background imageMissions Collection: Beechcraft King Air 350ER Special Missions N1459

Beechcraft King Air 350ER Special Missions N1459 (msn FL-667), at the Royal International Air Tattoo - RAF Fairford 7 July 2012. Date: 2012

Background imageMissions Collection: Douglas NRA-3B Skywarrior 142256

Douglas NRA-3B Skywarrior 142256
United States Navy - Douglas NRA-3B Skywarrior 142256 (MSN 11582), the prototype YA3D-2P photo-reconnaissance version, modified for use in several special reconnaissance missions and trials

Background imageMissions Collection: Douglas EA-3A 135418

Douglas EA-3A 135418, at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola. One of five conversions of early model A-3s for ELINT and ECM missions with four Crows in the bomb-bay compartment operating

Background imageMissions Collection: Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call 73-1583

Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call 73-1583
United States Air Force - Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call 73-1583 (MSN 382-4545), configured for command/control/communications jamming missions, on approach to RAF Mildenhall, in July 1997. Date: 1997

Background imageMissions Collection: Republic JF-105B Thunderchief 54-0112

Republic JF-105B Thunderchief 54-0112
United States Air Force - Republic JF-105B-2-RE Thunderchief 54-0112. Ordered as an RF-105B, but diverted to test missions after the RF-105B was cancelled. Date: circa 1960

Background imageMissions Collection: Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R. 1 XW665

Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R. 1 XW665
Royal Air Force - Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.1 XW665 (msn 8040), of No.51 Squadron. The three original Nimrod R.1s, and the attrition replacement

Background imageMissions Collection: WAIFS HEADING TO MISSION

WAIFS HEADING TO MISSION
Two street Arabs from the streets of London make for the Edinburgh Castle mission in Limehouse where they will be fed. Date: 1895

Background imageMissions Collection: DESTITUTE CHILDREN FED

DESTITUTE CHILDREN FED
Destitute children are found and fed at the Edinburgh Castle, a mission in Limehouse, in the East End of London. Date: 1895

Background imageMissions Collection: EAST END MISSION

EAST END MISSION
Men and boys seated on benches inside a charitable East End Mission Date: 1895

Background imageMissions Collection: Francois Pallu, French missionary to the Far East

Francois Pallu, French missionary to the Far East
Francois Pallu (1626-1684), a French Catholic bishop, a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society, and a missionary to the Far East. Date: circa 1670

Background imageMissions Collection: Cartoon, The London Mission

Cartoon, The London Mission -- Loading the Gun at Exeter Hall. Punch mocks evangelical calls for British military intervention in Tahiti

Background imageMissions Collection: RAF Lincoln B Mk. 2 and Provost T Mk. 1 - Biggin Hill

RAF Lincoln B Mk. 2 and Provost T Mk. 1 - Biggin Hill
Royal Air Force Avro Lincoln B Mk.2 RF505 of 151 Squadron, from RAF Watton, (151 Sqn was the last unit to fly the Lincoln, on Electronic Warfare and Electronic Intelligence missions)

Background imageMissions Collection: Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799). Qing Dynasty

Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799). Qing Dynasty
QIANLONG (1711-1799). Chinese Emperor (1735-1796) of the Qing Dynasty. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona

Background imageMissions Collection: A marine serving with Mortar Platoon, 40 Commando Royal Mari

A marine serving with Mortar Platoon, 40 Commando Royal Mari
Digital photograph: A marine serving with Mortar Platoon, 40 Commando Royal Marine attached to the Black Watch Battle Group at Camp Dogwood takes an opportunity to have a field shower during a fire

Background imageMissions Collection: Torrey & Alexander Mission - Brixton Hall, London

Torrey & Alexander Mission - Brixton Hall, London
A fantastic, rare view of the Torrey & Alexander Mission - Brixton Hall, Brixton, London. As Brixtons population increased rapidly during the 1870s

Background imageMissions Collection: Pfalz D III single seat German fighter biplane

Pfalz D III single seat German fighter biplane, first flown around June 1917, and in operation from August 1917, being useful for fast attack missions such as those against well defended balloons

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Matteo Ricci and Xu Guanqi

History of the Missions, 1863. Matteo Ricci and Xu Guanqi
RICCI, Matteo (1552-1610). Italian Jesuit priest, one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission. Matteo Ricci with his disciple Xu Guangqi, Paul Siu or Paul Ly (1562-1633)

Background imageMissions Collection: Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722). Qing Dynasty

Emperor Kangxi (1654-1722). Qing Dynasty
KANG-HSI (1654-1722). Emperor of China (1662-1722). Qing Dynasty. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona

Background imageMissions Collection: Dominique Parrenin. Jesuit missionary

Dominique Parrenin. Jesuit missionary
PARRENIN, Dominique (1665-1741). French Jesuit missionary to China. One of the authors of the general map of China. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona

Background imageMissions Collection: Akbar the Great (1542-1605). With jesuit missionaries

Akbar the Great (1542-1605). With jesuit missionaries
AKBAR, Muhammad (1542-1605). Mughal emperor of India (1565-1605). The monarch received the Jesuit missionaries. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona

Background imageMissions Collection: William, Baron Crofts

William, Baron Crofts
WILLIAM, baron CROFTS of Saxham : Royalist courtier, serving Charles I and Charles II on diplomatic missions, his career enlivened with scandal and intrigue. Date: 1611 - 1677

Background imageMissions Collection: San Juan Capistrano Mission, Orange County, California, USA

San Juan Capistrano Mission, Orange County, California, USA
Sacred garden, San Juan Capistrano Mission, Orange County, California, USA. Date: 1930s

Background imageMissions Collection: El Camino Real Mission Road, California, USA

El Camino Real Mission Road, California, USA
El Camino Real (The Kings Highway) Mission Road, California, USA, linking the chain of old California missions from San Francisco to Mexico. Date: 1930s

Background imageMissions Collection: DUMOULIN, Pedro (1808-1838). French Catholic missionary

DUMOULIN, Pedro (1808-1838). French Catholic missionary priest and a member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society. Engraving. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Barcelona University Library

Background imageMissions Collection: Johann Adam Schall, German Jesuit missionary to China

Johann Adam Schall, German Jesuit missionary to China
SCHALL VON BELL, Adam (1591-1661). German Jesuit and astronomer. He spent most of his life as a missionary in China and became an adviser to the Shunzhi Emperor of the Qing dynasty. Engraving

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Wedding in India, 19th c

History of the Missions, 1863. Wedding in India, 19th c
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Prince of Cochinchina

History of the Missions, 1863. Prince of Cochinchina
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Macao in the 19th c

History of the Missions, 1863. Macao in the 19th c
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Montreal in the 19th c

History of the Missions, 1863. Montreal in the 19th c
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Indonesia. View of Batavia

History of the Missions, 1863. Indonesia. View of Batavia
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. India. Tiruchirappalli

History of the Missions, 1863. India. Tiruchirappalli
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. India. Funeral procession

History of the Missions, 1863. India. Funeral procession
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863. Funeral Procession of natives of Hindustan

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. Jesuits with a mandarin

History of the Missions, 1863. Jesuits with a mandarin
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863. Lunch of Jesuit missionaries in a mandarin house

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. King of Siam and Jesuits

History of the Missions, 1863. King of Siam and Jesuits
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: History of the Missions, 1863. India. Aramanei Palace

History of the Missions, 1863. India. Aramanei Palace
HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863

Background imageMissions Collection: Artus de Lionne. French Missionary

Artus de Lionne. French Missionary
LIONNE, Artus de (1655-1713). Bishop of Rosalia and missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society in Siam and China. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona

Background imageMissions Collection: South Africa - Indigenous Mission - Natal

South Africa - Indigenous Mission - Natal Date: circa 1909



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