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Shackles Collection

Background imageShackles Collection: The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa

The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa
Postcard image after a painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa La Ladrona (" The Thief" ) in the los Tiros art gallery in Granada, Spain

Background imageShackles Collection: Hogarth Rake Plate 8

Hogarth Rake Plate 8
The Rakes Progress 8. A scene in Bedlam asylum

Background imageShackles Collection: Patriotic Poster - 30th Anniversary of Dien Bien Phu

Patriotic Poster - 30th Anniversary of Dien Bien Phu
Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - 30 Years Commemoration of the Victory against the French at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in May, 1954. Breaking the shackles of Colonial oppression. Date: 1984

Background imageShackles Collection: Punishment of female debtors in Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Punishment of female debtors in Abyssinia (Ethiopia), East Africa - tied up with a chain until they pay their debts! Date: circa 1930s

Background imageShackles Collection: Antonia de Cordova in prison

Antonia de Cordova in prison
Antonia de Cordova in chains in a prison dungeon

Background imageShackles Collection: Hogarth - Rakes Progress

Hogarth - Rakes Progress
8. Scene in Bedlam asylum. Date: 1735

Background imageShackles Collection: Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation of 1863

Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation of 1863
Postcard celebrating the centenary of President Abraham Lincolns Birth in 1809, illustration his Emancipation Proclamation of January 1st 1863. Date: 1909

Background imageShackles Collection: Zanzibar, Tanzania - Convicts

Zanzibar, Tanzania - Convicts
Zanzibar, Tanzania - Shackled convicts Date: circa 1910s

Background imageShackles Collection: Maud Jeffries and Wilson Barrett in The Sign of the Cross

Maud Jeffries and Wilson Barrett in The Sign of the Cross
Maud Jeffries (1869-1946) as " Mercia" and Wilson Barrett (1846-1904) as " Marcus" in " The Sign of the Cross" an 1895 four-act historical tragedy

Background imageShackles Collection: Chain room, Millbank Prison

Chain room, Millbank Prison
The chain room at Millbank Prison, London. The walls are lined with chains, shackles and handcuffs. Date: 1862

Background imageShackles Collection: Representation of Liberty - USA

Representation of Liberty - USA
Representation of Lady Liberty - USA Date: circa 1890

Background imageShackles Collection: That 16-inch sensation - Bairnsfather postcard

That 16-inch sensation - Bairnsfather postcard
" That 16-inch sensation" - Bairnsfather postcard. Bairnsfather was badly wounded by a shell burst in April 1915 and during his weeks of convalescence suffered recurring nightmares

Background imageShackles Collection: Bulgarian bandit

Bulgarian bandit
Portrait of a Pomak bandit, Yako, hanged at Sophia in June 1889. 1889

Background imageShackles Collection: A Suffragettes Appeal to John Bull

A Suffragettes Appeal to John Bull
An illustrated postcard from around 1910 depicts a suffragette, shackled and in a prison cell. She is making an appeal to John Bull - a personification of England - with some lines from The Princess

Background imageShackles Collection: Hillmans for 1930

Hillmans for 1930
Hillman announces its models for next year - dipping headlights, and Silentbloc oil-less shackles at no extra cost !


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