Belfast riots, August 1920
A double page spread from the Illustrated London News, reporting on rioting in Belfast that began on the night of the 23rd August, and continued for a week. The feature is entitled "The worst rioting in the history of Belfast disturbances, which causes 500, 000 damage".Armoured cars and Lewis guns were used to quell the factions, with barbed wire barricades erected in the streets. Pubs and shops were set alight, and effigies were hung from lamposts by Unionists. Date: August 1920
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Protest placard printed with ?Afghanistan time to go?
Protest placard printed with ?Afghanistan time to go?, 2006-2011. Example of placards held by protesters on marches against the ?wars on terror? in Manchester on 23 Sep 2006, London and Glasgow on 15 Mar 2008, and London on 24 Oct 2009, 20 Nov 2010 and 8 Oct 2011. Distributed by Stop the War Coalition, an organisation set up in 2001 to coordinate campaigns and demonstrations against the ?wars on terror? and designed by David Gentleman. Associated with Operation TELIC, Iraq (2003-2011) 2003-2009 and Operation HERRICK, Afghanistan (2001-2014) 2004- . Date: 2011
© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library
General Alexander Kaulbars (1844-1925) interrupted by voters
Alexander Kaulbars (1844-1925). General of the Imperial Russian Navy and explorer of Central Asia. Bulgaria. Sofia. Voters interrupting a speech by General Kaulbars. Engraving by Rico. The Spanish and American Illustration, 1886. Colored.
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