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Background imageNames Collection: Maps / Australia Post-1876

Maps / Australia Post-1876
Map of Australia with names of Counties

Background imageNames Collection: West Indies Cricket Team - 1957 Tour - Signatures

West Indies Cricket Team - 1957 Tour - Signatures
The West Indies Cricket Team - Tour of England 1957. Featured are the brilliant (Sir) Garfield (Gary) Sobers, Frank Worrell, Everton Weekes, (Sir) Wesley Winfield Hall and Sonny Ramadhin

Background imageNames Collection: Benzaiten or Benten

Benzaiten or Benten
Alternative names for the goddess of grace and beauty, the tutelary genius of the island of Enoshima, the type of ideal womanhood

Background imageNames Collection: VIKING MAP

VIKING MAP
A map showing the Viking names for places in Britain

Background imageNames Collection: Anatomy / Head / Tongue

Anatomy / Head / Tongue
MOUTH A medical diagram of the human tongue (lower and upper surfaces), with the specific zones of taste and sensation marked by their Latin names

Background imageNames Collection: DANCE CARD

DANCE CARD
A Victorian ladys dance card, whose owner has yet to be invited to reserve a dance... soon, let us hope, every line will be filled with the names of her admirers

Background imageNames Collection: YU-HOANG

YU-HOANG, THE JADE EMPEROR [he has many other names] supreme deity of the Chinese pantheon

Background imageNames Collection: The Geography of Iceland

The Geography of Iceland
The peaks of mountains and volcanoes in Iceland depicted in this fascinating postcard. Featured is the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano (just to the left of the erupting Hekla Volcano - centre left)

Background imageNames Collection: Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London

Ascent of Coxwells balloon, Crystal Palace, London
The scientific ascent of Mr H Coxwells Mammoth Balloon from the Crystal Palace, London. Listing below the names of various passengers of Mr Coxwell. 1862

Background imageNames Collection: Heart (Latin)

Heart (Latin)
with its various vessels identified by their latin names

Background imageNames Collection: Religion / Egypt / Sobek

Religion / Egypt / Sobek
The crocodile-headed god who symbolises the might of the pharaohs : the strength and swiftness of the crocodile are appropriate to the ruler of the country

Background imageNames Collection: Religion / Egypt / Heryshaf

Religion / Egypt / Heryshaf
Ram-God of Middle Egypt, the Lord of Suten-Henen : he is the Egyptian equivalent of the Greek Herakles (Budge names him Heru-Shefit)

Background imageNames Collection: Advertisement, Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls

Advertisement, Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls
Advertisement for Levi Strauss copper riveted overalls, featuring Levis Electric Rodeo -- the Talk of Treasure Island. The figures are all hand-carved likenesses of famous rodeo people in authentic

Background imageNames Collection: Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (Ceylon)

Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (Ceylon)
Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire, featuring a member of the Ceylon Garrison Artillery, with the Ceylon badge below, and the names of all the colonial countries listed on either side. 1940s

Background imageNames Collection: Boer War Memorial unveiling, Haverfordwest, South Wales

Boer War Memorial unveiling, Haverfordwest, South Wales
Commemorative photograph of the unveiling of the Boer War Memorial at St Mary the Virgin Church, High Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageNames Collection: WWI photo frame showing the Western Front with map

WWI photo frame showing the Western Front with map
First World War photo frame showing the Western Front with map of France and Belgium. Also shows the names of Allied Generals and various towns and cities. Trench Art. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageNames Collection: Otherton Cross

Otherton Cross, near East Budleigh, Devon, England, is a Georgian brick column capped by a cross. Dated 1743, it carries plaques with place names and travel verses. Date: 18th century

Background imageNames Collection: Conference table, Livadia Palace, Yalta, Ukraine

Conference table, Livadia Palace, Yalta, Ukraine
View of the conference table in the Livadia (Livadija) Palace, Yalta, Ukraine, where the historic February 1945 meeting took place between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill

Background imageNames Collection: Adam & Eve Name Animals

Adam & Eve Name Animals
Adam in Eden names the creatures in creation

Background imageNames Collection: Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (African Rifles)

Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire (African Rifles)
Wartime poster, The British Colonial Empire, featuring a member of the Kings African Rifles, with the regiment badge below, and the names of all the colonial countries listed on either side. 1940s

Background imageNames Collection: Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert

Charing Cross Dressing Station bunkers, Ploegsteert
These are close by the Plugstreet Experience 14-18 (Interpretation Centre) and served the Dressing Station which, like many of the sites around here, used a series of Central London names

Background imageNames Collection: Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - Street snap

Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - Street snap
Cairo, Egypt - British Father and daughter - candid street snap. Note the use of classic western brand names for the local boutiques

Background imageNames Collection: Book of Trades, Names of the parts of a ship

Book of Trades, Names of the parts of a ship
Book of Trades, A Frigate, names of the parts of a ship. 1841

Background imageNames Collection: Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie, Calendar for 1858

Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie, Calendar for 1858 Date: 1858

Background imageNames Collection: RMS Titanic - shipping chart of North Atlantic

RMS Titanic - shipping chart of North Atlantic for the month of April 1912, Sheet 133, Meteorological Office, London. The chart is in colour and displays wind, sea current, sea temperature

Background imageNames Collection: List of Names (Fragment)

List of Names (Fragment)
Parchment leaf. A namenregister comprising a list of names in two columns, mostly men but including a few women. It has been suggested that it is perhaps a list of those who have subscribed to a

Background imageNames Collection: Sir Baldwin Spencer

Sir Baldwin Spencer
A portrait oil painting of British-Australian evolutionary biologist, anthropologist and ethnologist, Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer

Background imageNames Collection: War Memorial At Annandale

War Memorial At Annandale
A photograph of a war memorial at Annandale, in the form of a hybride obelisk cenotaph, with curved seating. The names of 87 local dead people are inscribed on the front face

Background imageNames Collection: Novelty line drawing of a lion's head faces the Union Flag

Novelty line drawing of a lion's head faces the Union Flag
The head is made up from the names of the Colonies - Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand and African Colonies. WW1 Date: circa 1915

Background imageNames Collection: Solent Yacht Owners Racing Colours

Solent Yacht Owners Racing Colours

Background imageNames Collection: The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie

The Grosvenor Family by C R Leslie
The Grosvenor Family, monochrome reproduction of a painting by C R Leslie, with key. Date: 1833

Background imageNames Collection: Wagon Hill cemetery, Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa

Wagon Hill cemetery, Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa
Wagon Hill (or Platrand) cemetery, near Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa, commemorating fallen British forces who died in battle on 6 January 1900 during the Second Boer War (1899-1900)

Background imageNames Collection: Wagon Hill memorial, Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa

Wagon Hill memorial, Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa
Wagon Hill (or Platrand) memorial, near Ladysmith, Natal Province, South Africa, commemorating fallen forces of the Gordon Highlanders

Background imageNames Collection: Ancient Ancient Age Antigona Appoleia Art Atheno

Ancient Ancient Age Antigona Appoleia Art Atheno
ancient, Ancient, Age, Antigona, Appoleia, art, Atheno, burial, chamber, daughter, death, fresco, frescoes, Italy, Lamedon, Malchion, mural, painting, name, names, paintings, Palazzo, Massimo

Background imageNames Collection: Burials after earthquake, Yokohama, Japan

Burials after earthquake, Yokohama, Japan
Burials of European casualties after an earthquake, Yokohama, Japan. Date: 1923

Background imageNames Collection: Far East Oriental Japan Japanese British Cemetery

Far East Oriental Japan Japanese British Cemetery
far, east, oriental, japan, japanese, british, cemetery, graveyard, death, burial, monument, monuments, stones, gravestone, gravestones, headstone, headstones, damage, damaged, earthquake, yokohama

Background imageNames Collection: London Brighton South Coast Railway Roll Honour

London Brighton South Coast Railway Roll Honour
london, brighton, south, coast, railway, roll, honour, 1916, fallen, employees, since, outbreak, war, ww1, wwi, first, world, wartime, 1st, one, vintage, poster, posters, company, names, died

Background imageNames Collection: Men and women's rubber heel tips that were easily fixed to the shoe. Date: 1904

Men and women's rubber heel tips that were easily fixed to the shoe. Date: 1904

Background imageNames Collection: British CWGC Cemetery Tyne Cot, Passchendaele, Belgium

British CWGC Cemetery Tyne Cot, Passchendaele, Belgium
This is the largest British War Cemetery in the world and was designed by Sir Hebert Baker (who designed the tomb of Cecil Rhodes in Delhi)

Background imageNames Collection: Buttes New CWGC Cemetery, New Zealand Memorial

Buttes New CWGC Cemetery, New Zealand Memorial
The cemetery lies on an area which was a pre-war drill ground. It contains 1, 317 UK burials, 564 Australian, 50 Canadian, 167 New Zealand, and 1, 703 Unknown, plus 35 Special Memorials

Background imageNames Collection: Family group - Studio portrait at the seaside

Family group - Studio portrait at the seaside for two sisters and their four children (complete with buckets and spades!)

Background imageNames Collection: Novelty Patriotic Lion, mane spells British Empire colonies

Novelty Patriotic Lion, mane spells British Empire colonies
Novelty Patriotic Lion - The Glory of a Lion is his Mane. The names of British Empire colonies are hidden in the mane - Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, African Colonies. early 20th century

Background imageNames Collection: Canadian Regiment la Chaudiere Memorial d Anguerny

Canadian Regiment la Chaudiere Memorial d Anguerny
Although the names are clearly marked neither Laudry nor Dallaire are listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Database. Both Louis & Arthur Roy come from Kedgwick New Brunswick so are probably related

Background imageNames Collection: British War Memorial to the Missing Bayeux

British War Memorial to the Missing Bayeux
This is directly opposite to the British War Cemetery. It was designed by Philip Hepworth and bears the names of !, 805 Commonwealth service men and women who fell in the Battle of Normandy

Background imageNames Collection: Commemorative card, picnic to celebrate a wedding

Commemorative card, picnic to celebrate a wedding
Commemorative card for a picnic to celebrate the wedding of John Watkins and Maggie Laing, 3 August 1883, Grahamstone Farm, Loch Leven, Scotland, listing the names of all who attended. Date: 1883

Background imageNames Collection: Retreating Belgian soldier obliterating signpost names

Retreating Belgian soldier obliterating signpost names to confuse the invading enemy during the early stages of the First World War. 1914

Background imageNames Collection: War Memorial, entrance gateway, Rotorua, New Zealand

War Memorial, entrance gateway, Rotorua, New Zealand
War Memorial, entrance gateway to Whaka, Rotorua, New Zealand. Date: late 1940s

Background imageNames Collection: Handwritten address on a letter with red sealing wax

Handwritten address on a letter with red sealing wax
Handwritten address on a letter to the 3rd Earl of Portsmouth (John Wallop, 1767-1853), 61 Lincolns Inn Fields, London, from Spencer Perceval (1762-1812), British Prime Minister



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