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Background imageRespects Collection: Leonardo Helicopter

Leonardo Helicopter
LEONARDO DA VINCI Sketch of a flying machine which seems in some respects to anticipate the helicopter, though the technology is not clear

Background imageRespects Collection: Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey

Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey
A Nameless Grave in Britains Valhalla - symbol of the supreme sacrifice of the Empires Manhood. People paying their respects at the grave of the unknown soldier, interred on Armistice Day

Background imageRespects Collection: The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870

The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870
Engraving showing a large group of Victorian visitors to Westminster Abbey crowding round the grave of Charles Dickens (1812-1870), to pay their last respects to the English writer

Background imageRespects Collection: Edward VII lying in state, Westminster Hall

Edward VII lying in state, Westminster Hall
Soldiers guard the coffin of the late King Edward VII whose body is lying in state in Westminster Hall, Central London. An estimated 700, 000 people passed through the Hall to pay their respects

Background imageRespects Collection: WW2 Paris Liberation - Eisenhower - Tomb of Unknown Soldier

WW2 Paris Liberation - Eisenhower - Tomb of Unknown Soldier
WW2 - Paris Liberation - General Dwight D Eisenhower at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arch de Triomphe, Paris, France. Date: 1945

Background imageRespects Collection: Girl saying Grace but pet dog unwilling

Girl saying Grace but pet dog unwilling
" Fold Your hands Bob!" A pretty young girl says Grace, but is slightly affronted that her pet dog Bob is unwilling to join in and fold his paws together respectfully.... Date: circa 1910

Background imageRespects Collection: The Descent From The Cross

The Descent From The Cross
This oil painting is a biblical depiction of the Deposition of Christ, inspired from the Gospels accounts of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus taking Christ down from the cross after his crucifixion

Background imageRespects Collection: The Tomb of The Unknown Warrior

The Tomb of The Unknown Warrior, in Westminster Abbey, during the burial ceremony, with members of the public paying their respects. Date: 1920

Background imageRespects Collection: The Funeral of Edward VII

The Funeral of Edward VII - the horse-drawn bier parades slowly through the streets of London as vast crowds gather to pay their respects to their departed monarch. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageRespects Collection: Keeping Green the Memory of the Glorious Dead

Keeping Green the Memory of the Glorious Dead
Crowds come to pay their respects to the dead as they walk past the cenotaph memorial in Whitehall. A temporary construction in 1919, it was completed the following year in Portland stone

Background imageRespects Collection: RUSSIA MOSCOW

RUSSIA MOSCOW
Russians queuing at Lenin's mausoleum in Red Square to pay their respects to his corpse on the first anniversary of his death. Date: 1925

Background imageRespects Collection: O'DONNELL DIES

O'DONNELL DIES
General O'Donnell returns to Madrid following a general amnesty, but dies in November : visitors pay their last respects, or gloat, according to their views. November 1867

Background imageRespects Collection: PEARLY KING GRAVE

PEARLY KING GRAVE
A group of Pearly Kings and Queens pay their respects to Henry Croft, London's first Pearly King, who died on 1 January 1930, aged 68. Date: 1930s

Background imageRespects Collection: ROMANY FUNERAL PYRE

ROMANY FUNERAL PYRE
A Romany gipsy funeral pyre, where the caravan of the deceased gipsy elder is burned. Here, accompanied by a policeman, relatives are paying their last respects. Date: 1930s

Background imageRespects Collection: CLARE OF ASSISI DIES

CLARE OF ASSISI DIES
When Clare dies, her bedroom is filled with bishops and priests who have come to pay their respects. Date: 1194? - 1253?

Background imageRespects Collection: ALGIERS CEMETERY

ALGIERS CEMETERY
Friday is the holy day of Islam, and on this day pious citizens of Algiers come to the cemetery to pay their respects to the dead. Date: 1906

Background imageRespects Collection: Rudolf Ii State 1612 Events Germany Emperor Lies

Rudolf Ii State 1612 Events Germany Emperor Lies
rudolf, ii, state, 1612, events, germany, emperor, lies, death, pay, respects, candelabra, in, the, 10071946

Background imageRespects Collection: MOURNING AT GRAVE

MOURNING AT GRAVE
Two women and a gentleman pay their respects beside the grave of a recently deceased relative Date: 1899

Background imageRespects Collection: RESPECTS DEAD PHARAOH

RESPECTS DEAD PHARAOH
A courtier pays his respects to the dead Pharaoh, enclosed in his magnificent tomb, not yet pillaged, ravaged, vandalised and looted. Date: 1325 BC

Background imageRespects Collection: Funerals Charles Dickens Death 1870 People Paying

Funerals Charles Dickens Death 1870 People Paying
funerals, charles, dickens, death, 1870, people, paying, respects, grave, westminster, abbey, poet, corner, poet's, funeral, service, 14th, june, victorian, interior, poets, of, in, he, on, at

Background imageRespects Collection: King Edward VIII visiting the Gallipoli War Memorial in Turk

King Edward VIII visiting the Gallipoli War Memorial in Turk
King Edward VIII with General Altay visiting the Gallipoli War Memorial in Turkey. Date: 1936

Background imageRespects Collection: Unceasing stream of pilgrims 1920

Unceasing stream of pilgrims 1920
Two photographs showing the Unknown Warriors coffin which were the remains of a British service personnel who was killed in World War One, laid to rest in Westminster Abbey, London

Background imageRespects Collection: Burial place of Dickens in Westminster Abbey 1870

Burial place of Dickens in Westminster Abbey 1870
A small stone with a simple inscription marks the grave of Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey, London. Date: 1870

Background imageRespects Collection: LONDON / WESTMINSTER / C1700

LONDON / WESTMINSTER / C1700
City barges make their way down the Thames to pay their respects at Westminster Cathedral. Date: Circa 1700

Background imageRespects Collection: Westminster Hall by night: Waiting and departing 1910

Westminster Hall by night: Waiting and departing 1910
The queue waiting in a thunderstorm to view the public lying-in-state of King Edward VII in Westminster Hall. Date: May 1910

Background imageRespects Collection: Lady in red coat lays bouquet on a grave, Kirkcudbright

Lady in red coat lays bouquet on a grave, Kirkcudbright
On a cold, snowy winter day, a lady in red coat lays a bouquet of flowers on a grave in Kirkcudbright graveyard, Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. Date: 2010

Background imageRespects Collection: HAIRY MAN

HAIRY MAN
Young Polish boy exhibited at Berlin : hairy over most of his body, but normal in all other respects

Background imageRespects Collection: Queue for Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, 1920

Queue for Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, 1920
Just part of the huge queue waiting their turn to pass by and pay their respects to the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior following the Armistice Day ceremony in 1920. 1920

Background imageRespects Collection: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
JEAN-BAPTISTE-PIERRE-ANTOINE LAMARCK French naturalist who in some respects anticipated Darwin, but accepted the transmission of acquired characteristics. Date: 1744 -1829

Background imageRespects Collection: Edward VIIs death, Westminster Hall

Edward VIIs death, Westminster Hall
King Edward VIIs lying in state at Westminster Hall, London May 16th - 19th 1910

Background imageRespects Collection: Witches Greet the Devil

Witches Greet the Devil
Witches pay their respects to the Devil

Background imageRespects Collection: Gorget, gilt copper, 1810

Gorget, gilt copper, 1810 (c).Associated with Jamaica Militia.Within a raised rim, the following engraved design.The Arms of Jamaica, differing from those described in Fox-Davies

Background imageRespects Collection: Franciss Body Honoured

Franciss Body Honoured
The body of FRANCIS OF ASSISI is on its way to burial when it is halted at Saint-Damian so that St Clare and other pious ladies may pay their respects. Date: 1182 - 1226

Background imageRespects Collection: Deathbedroom of Beranger

Deathbedroom of Beranger
The French poet Beranger died in this room, and probably on that bed with its sagging mattress and overhanging canopy. In other respects the room is more like a study. Date: 1857

Background imageRespects Collection: Ambassador arrives at the Palais de Versailles, France

Ambassador arrives at the Palais de Versailles, France
A foreign ambassador arrives at the Palais de Versailles to pay his respects to the King. Date: Early 18th century

Background imageRespects Collection: VCs filing past tomb of the Unknown Warrior

VCs filing past tomb of the Unknown Warrior
A hundred winners of the Victoria Cross filing past the grave of the Unknown Warrior after the burial service in Westminster Abbey on Armistice Day, 11 November 1920. Date: 1920

Background imageRespects Collection: Indian cavalry officers during World War I

Indian cavalry officers during World War I
Indian cavalry officers brought over to London by special arrangement to enjoy the relaxation of a little sightseeing and to pay their respects to the King at Buckingham Palace

Background imageRespects Collection: Tatler cover - Soldier at Gallipoli with grave

Tatler cover - Soldier at Gallipoli with grave
A moving front cover of The Tatler magazine featuring the silhouette of a soldier at Gallipoli visiting the grave of a fallen comrade who had gone west. Date: 1915

Background imageRespects Collection: The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London - looking North

The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London - looking North
The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London. Designed by Edwin Lutyens, the permanent structure was built from Portland stone between 1919 and 1920 by Holland, Hannen & Cubitts

Background imageRespects Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Japanese pay respects at Russian Graves

Russo-Japanese War - Japanese pay respects at Russian Graves
Russo-Japanese War - Japanese pay respects at Russian Hilltop Graves, marked by a Russian Suppedaneum Cross. Date: circa 1905

Background imageRespects Collection: Argentinian traveller paying respects at grave of a gaucho

Argentinian traveller paying respects at grave of a gaucho
Country Customs in Argentina. A traveller pays his respects at the grave of one of his fellow gauchos. Date: circa 1907

Background imageRespects Collection: Duke of Wellington funeral procession, Piccadilly

Duke of Wellington funeral procession, Piccadilly
The funeral procession for the Duke of Wellingtons state funeral passing through London from Chelsea Hospital where his body had been lying in state to St Pauls Cathedral where he was buried

Background imageRespects Collection: The Chaous Baushee, Afghan court official

The Chaous Baushee, Afghan court official
The Chaous Baushee in his dress of Office. A 19th century Afghan official in uniform, riding a horse. The Chaous Baushee presents persons admitted to pay their respects to the King

Background imageRespects Collection: Macedonia - Visiting the Cemetery

Macedonia - Visiting the Cemetery Date: circa 1913

Background imageRespects Collection: Kaiser Wilhelm II in Constantinople (1 / 2)

Kaiser Wilhelm II in Constantinople (1 / 2)
The German Kaiser Wilhelm II visiting Constantinople, Turkey in 1917, during World War One. He is paying his respects by leaving flowers at a grave of Wilhelm Leopold Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz

Background imageRespects Collection: The funeral of Syntax

The funeral of Syntax. Many weeping mourners wearing black follow Dr Syntaxs coffin in his funeral procession, while crowds watch and pay their respects

Background imageRespects Collection: Respectful Dog

Respectful Dog
A small dog - possibly a King Charles Spaniel - pays its respects to the Leader of the Pack

Background imageRespects Collection: Zola / Gill / Hommes 1878

Zola / Gill / Hommes 1878
EMILE ZOLA French novelist paying his respects to Balzac



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