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Background imageShoots Collection: WW1 / 1918 / AIR WAR / SPAD

WW1 / 1918 / AIR WAR / SPAD
French spad shoots down a German plane

Background imageShoots Collection: Holmes / Hound / Baskerville

Holmes / Hound / Baskerville
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Holmes shoots the sinister hound: " Holmes emptied five barrels of his revolver into the creatures flank"

Background imageShoots Collection: Shah of Persia shooting pigeons

Shah of Persia shooting pigeons
The Shah of Persia - Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, KG (1853-1907) shooting pigeons during a visit to Contrexeville (famous for bottled water) in North east France. Date: circa 1902

Background imageShoots Collection: Diana the Huntress - with Attendants and Borzois

Diana the Huntress - with Attendants and Borzois Date: circa 1900

Background imageShoots Collection: Dick Turpin shoots fellow highwayman, Tom King

Dick Turpin shoots fellow highwayman, Tom King Date: 1839

Background imageShoots Collection: Near naked man wades in a pond to gather water lilies - Bali

Near naked man wades in a pond to gather water lilies - Bali
Near naked man in a cooly hat wades in a pond to gather water lilies. Bali, Indonesia Date: 1989

Background imageShoots Collection: The Prince of Wales Shooting Swans, Sweden

The Prince of Wales Shooting Swans, Sweden
The Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, shooting wild swans at Ekolsund, Sweden. Part of a royal visit to Scandinavia, 1885. Date: 1885

Background imageShoots Collection: Cycladic relief. Pithos. Depiction of Potnia Theron

Cycladic relief. Pithos. Depiction of Potnia Theron, the Mistress of the Animals. Goddess of nature, crowned with flowers and shotts, flanked by two rampant lionesses and two submissive women

Background imageShoots Collection: The Breed of the Treshams by John Rutherford

The Breed of the Treshams by John Rutherford touring to the Theatre Royal, Manchester on 8th May 1905. Scene showing the fight in Act II, in which Reresby keeps mutineers in the Royalist army at bay

Background imageShoots Collection: Spanish Civil War Poster - Peasant

Spanish Civil War Poster - Peasant
Poster from the Spanish General Workers Union (UGT) appealing to country workers: Peasants! The revolution is as necessary as the shoots on the vine. Date: circa 1938

Background imageShoots Collection: America. An artist in the Far West. Been looking for you

America. An artist in the Far West. Been looking for you
Two cowboys in fringed jackets having an argument, one then shoots the other dead. This subject, shoot first, ask questions later, appeared many times in British magazines in the nineteenth century

Background imageShoots Collection: Civil War Poster Peasant Events Spain Posters

Civil War Poster Peasant Events Spain Posters
civil, war, poster, peasant, events, spain, posters, 1936, 1939, spanish, general, workers, union, ugt, appealing, country, peasants, revolution, shoots, vine, republican, communist, planting

Background imageShoots Collection: CRUSOE & DEAD PARRROT

CRUSOE & DEAD PARRROT
Robinson Crusoe shoots a parrot which he and Friday eat for supper. Date: First published: 1719

Background imageShoots Collection: Chinese paper making, QIng Dynasty

Chinese paper making, QIng Dynasty
Chinese paper making: young bamboo shoots are stripped of their bark, beaten and soaked in river water for a fortnight. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andrea Freschi after Antoine Cardon

Background imageShoots Collection: William Tell, Commencement of the Liberty of Switzerland

William Tell, Commencement of the Liberty of Switzerland -- the famous scene in which Tell shoots an apple on his sons head. circa 1307

Background imageShoots Collection: The Ksar, Medenine, Tunisia

The Ksar, Medenine, Tunisia
circa 1910s

Background imageShoots Collection: ICE HOCKEY IN AMERICA

ICE HOCKEY IN AMERICA
An attacking player shoots at goal, during an American ice hockey game. Date: 1898

Background imageShoots Collection: WW1 - French soldiers firing (in vain) toward a German Taube

WW1 - French soldiers firing (in vain) toward a German Taube
WW1 - French soldiers firing (in vain) toward a German Rumbler Taube Aircraft flying over their position on a reconnaisance mission. Date: 1914

Background imageShoots Collection: Buryat Archer competing at a Traditional Games

Buryat Archer competing at a Traditional Games in 1928. The Buryats or Buriyads - the largest indigenous (aboriginal) group in Siberia, mainly concentrated in their homeland, the Buryat Republic

Background imageShoots Collection: Burma - World War II - Chindit Brown

Burma - World War II - Chindit Brown
Chindit Brown of the Kings Own Regiment (nicknamed Digger ) in action in Burma. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imageShoots Collection: Front cover of the Tatler - Royal shoot at Eaton Hall

Front cover of the Tatler - Royal shoot at Eaton Hall
Black and white front cover of the Tatler of 22nd December 1909 showing Colonel Horford, the Duchess of Westminster (centre) and Princess Pless resting in between the drives

Background imageShoots Collection: Mangrove tree sapling

Mangrove tree sapling grows on basalt rock June sea shore near Le Prince Maurice Hotel Poste de Flacq East of Mauritius

Background imageShoots Collection: Eley Kynoch gun cartridges by H. L. Oakley

Eley Kynoch gun cartridges by H. L. Oakley
Advertisement for Eley-Kynoch gun cartridges featuring silhouettes by the artist H. L. Oakley. Date: 1936

Background imageShoots Collection: Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly
The Australian bushranger, Ned Kelly. 1878

Background imageShoots Collection: Shooting Apple Off Head

Shooting Apple Off Head
A man shoots an apple off a boys head, in the style of William Tell

Background imageShoots Collection: Odysseus Attacks Suitors

Odysseus Attacks Suitors
Odysseus shoots the first arrow at the suitors who have tried in vain to woo Penelope while he has been away

Background imageShoots Collection: Startling Stories - Tarnished Utopia

Startling Stories - Tarnished Utopia by Malcolm Jameson. A man in a space suit and a woman are attacked by possessed trees

Background imageShoots Collection: Japanese Geisha girl arranging flowers

Japanese Geisha girl arranging flowers Date: circa 1908

Background imageShoots Collection: Romaunt, Arrows of Love

Romaunt, Arrows of Love
The Three Arrows of Love: the god of Love shoots arrows into the Lover Date: First published:late 14thC ?

Background imageShoots Collection: Schrepfer and Spirits

Schrepfer and Spirits
Johann Georg Schrepfer (also known as the baron de Steinbach) (1730-1774) conjures spirits at Dresden, but shoots himself when things start to go wrong Date: 1773

Background imageShoots Collection: Shooting ducks, c. 1810

Shooting ducks, c. 1810
A man shooting ducks with a gun dog, c.1810 Date: C.1810

Background imageShoots Collection: Tatler photo of Hon Eddy Stonor & Mrs George Cornwallis-West

Tatler photo of Hon Eddy Stonor & Mrs George Cornwallis-West
Tatler photograph of 27th October 1909, entitled Lord Cravens Shooting Party at Coombe Abbey, showing some of the members of the party

Background imageShoots Collection: Man shooting at two birds in a tree, c. 1800

Man shooting at two birds in a tree, c. 1800
Man aiming a rifle at two birds in a tree, c.1800 Date: C.1800

Background imageShoots Collection: Nobel Industries gun cartridges by H. L. Oakley

Nobel Industries gun cartridges by H. L. Oakley
Advertisement for gun cartridges by Nobel Industries Ltd featuring sporting silhouettes by the artist H. L. Oakley. Date: 1920s

Background imageShoots Collection: Sir John Eldon Gorst sends 8th Duke of Devonshire into well

Sir John Eldon Gorst sends 8th Duke of Devonshire into well
The Story of the Duke and the Bunnygorst (cont.). Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (1833-1908) as a rather lazy layabout

Background imageShoots Collection: Three schoolboys on desert island shoot at sparrows

Three schoolboys on desert island shoot at sparrows using makeshift bows and arrows made out of laces, bones and saplings. Date: 1898

Background imageShoots Collection: Two Algerian soldiers firing from behind the cover of a cart

Two Algerian soldiers firing from behind the cover of a cart. Date: circa 1915

Background imageShoots Collection: Roman Husband & Wife

Roman Husband & Wife
" The wife & husband equally conspire, To work by night & rake the winter fire; He sharpens torches in the glim ring room

Background imageShoots Collection: Bamboo shoots

Bamboo shoots. Date between 1830 and 1850

Background imageShoots Collection: Assassination attempt on Queen Victoria

Assassination attempt on Queen Victoria
Attempted assassination of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert by the eighteen year old Edward Oxford, on Constitution Hill, London

Background imageShoots Collection: Outlaw in the American West

Outlaw in the American West
An outlaw in the American West shoots from up on a hill at travellers in the valley below. Date: 1888

Background imageShoots Collection: French highwayman

French highwayman
A French highwayman surprises a passing coach and horse, shooting the driver a point blank range. Date: c. 1894

Background imageShoots Collection: American train robbery

American train robbery on Louisville. New Albany and Chicago railroad; the criminal shoots the baggage master. Date: 5th August 1886

Background imageShoots Collection: Ned Kelly kills Police Officer Lonigan

Ned Kelly kills Police Officer Lonigan
While the Kelly gang were in hiding, the police launched a mission to find them, setting up camp at Stringbark, near where they suspected the gang were staying

Background imageShoots Collection: Assassination attempt on Alfonso XII of Spain

Assassination attempt on Alfonso XII of Spain
Assassination attempt by a pastry chef, Otero, on Alfonso XII of Spain, while the King was honeymooning in Madrid. 1879

Background imageShoots Collection: Assassination of President Garfield by Guiteau

Assassination of President Garfield by Guiteau
Charles J. Guiteau shoots and kills President, James A. Garfield, on 2nd July 1881. 1881

Background imageShoots Collection: Assassination attempt on Francesco Crispi

Assassination attempt on Francesco Crispi
An unsuccessful assassination attempt on the life of the Italian statesman, Francesco Crispi, by the anarchist Lega. 1894

Background imageShoots Collection: Attack on Pierre Baudin

Attack on Pierre Baudin
Attack on M. Pierre Baudin by Countess Olszewski, who was really after ThÚ»░hile Delcasse. Date: 1901



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