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Successive Collection

Background imageSuccessive Collection: HOUSE OF LORDS The Thrones, under an elaborately panelled and tabernacled canopy - a new chair is

HOUSE OF LORDS The Thrones, under an elaborately panelled and tabernacled canopy - a new chair is made for each successive monarch Date: 1850

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Jacquard Apparatus at Becks Lace Factory, Nottingham 1843

Jacquard Apparatus at Becks Lace Factory, Nottingham 1843
Jacquard punched coded card apparatus at Becks Lace Factory, Nottingham. The arrangement of the holes in successive cards determined the pattern produced in the lace-making machine to which

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Chapel Made of Salt

Chapel Made of Salt
Miners in the salt mine at Wieliczka, Poland, carved this shrine, the Kinga Chapel, in the salt, 101 metres below ground. Successive generations worked on it for 70 years. Date: 17th century

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Jean-Baptiste Louvet 2

Jean-Baptiste Louvet 2
JEAN-BAPTISTE LOUVET de Couvrai, French revolutionary statesman who loyally support- -ed successive governments but died of chagrin when he was not taken seriously. Date: 1760 - 1797

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Jean-Baptiste Louvet

Jean-Baptiste Louvet
JEAN-BAPTISTE LOUVET de Couvrai, French revolutionary statesman who loyally support- -ed successive governments but died of chagrin when he was not taken seriously. Date: 1760 - 1797

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Revolution Game

Revolution Game
A board game in which successive squares are incidents in the Revolution, such as the King coming to Paris and the abolition of the gabelle (the hated salt tax). Date: circa 1790

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Patriots Exiled

Patriots Exiled
After successive defeats by the Russians, Polish resistance crumbles and the leaders are sent into exile

Background imageSuccessive Collection: The Cap of Liberty, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone, 1874

The Cap of Liberty, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone, 1874
Engraving showing the cone of lime, 42 feet high and 22 feet in diameter, known as The Cap of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park, 1874

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Russian Merchants Wife

Russian Merchants Wife
A Russian merchants wife, a member of the bourgeoisie which successive governments have sought to abolish

Background imageSuccessive Collection: The Time of Anxiety

The Time of Anxiety
Illustration showing crowds reading the successive bulletins posted outside Buckingham Palace stating the condition of Edward VII who died at 11:45pm on May 6th 1910

Background imageSuccessive Collection: The Three-Decker Novel

The Three-Decker Novel
Three ladies read the successive volumes of a three-decker - the tranquil opening volume, the awful disclosures of the second, the tearful denoument of the third

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Battle of Busaco

Battle of Busaco
At BUSACO, Wellington with 25000 men resists successive attacks by the French under Massena with 65000 - a crucial victory

Background imageSuccessive Collection: Interior of Tholos Tomb

Interior of Tholos Tomb
A tholos tomb at Mycenae, dubbed the Treasury of Atreus by Schliemann. The stonework is known as corbelling, with successive courses laid inward


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