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Background imageSurvival Collection: Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece

Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece
Cartoon of an Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece, in the Ballad of the Ichthyosaurus

Background imageSurvival Collection: Lions and Dead Quagga, by Thomas Baines

Lions and Dead Quagga, by Thomas Baines
Lions and Dead Quagga, Vultures and Adjutants, Zululand, by Thomas Baines (1820-1875). (3 of 5) Date: 1874

Background imageSurvival Collection: Sparrowes House, or The Ancient House, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sparrowes House, or The Ancient House, Ipswich, Suffolk, is an architectural gem, built in 1567 by George Copping. It has four oriel windows and even the gabled windows have cupids Date: circa 1901

Background imageSurvival Collection: Poster: Dig For Victory Now

Poster: Dig For Victory Now
Poster encouraging people to Dig For Victory Now, and enjoy your own vegetables all the year round. 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales

Picking coal from waste tip during 1921 strike, South Wales
Three men picking coal from a local colliery waste tip during the 1921 strike, South Wales

Background imageSurvival Collection: Great Auk Extinct

Great Auk Extinct
The great auk or awk (PINGUINUS IMPENNIS) who lost its final battle for survival on a small island off Iceland in 1844, primarily due to over-hunting

Background imageSurvival Collection: Rome / Colosseum 1827

Rome / Colosseum 1827
The four-storey structure had a moveable canopy, a safety net to protect the audience, a network of underground tunnels, and floors that could flood for mock sea battles!

Background imageSurvival Collection: Patriotic Bovril advertisement during WW2

Patriotic Bovril advertisement during WW2
Patriotic Bovril advertisement during the Second World War -- Cheers! Date: 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Methods of escape from submarine by G. H. Davis

Methods of escape from submarine by G. H. Davis
The latest methods of escape from a sunken submarine: the rescue bell, the one-man escape chamber, and escape without the use of breathing apparatus. 1954

Background imageSurvival Collection: Poster: Salvage Saves Shipping

Poster: Salvage Saves Shipping. Encouraging people to recycle materials rather than throw them away, to help with the War Effort. circa 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Cover design for Dutch Dolls Polka

Cover design for Dutch Dolls Polka, a song by May Ostlere, published by Enoch & Sons, London. Arrangements are also available for orchestra, instrumental septet, and military and brass bands

Background imageSurvival Collection: Monnow Bridge

Monnow Bridge and Gate, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. Built across the River Wye, circa 1270, a rare survival of a bridge with a defensive gateway. Date: 13th century

Background imageSurvival Collection: Pterodactyl / Dragonfly

Pterodactyl / Dragonfly
A Pterodactyl of the Lassic Period, chasing a giant dragonfly

Background imageSurvival Collection: Wroxeter (Vriconium)

Wroxeter (Vriconium)
A surviving section of the Roman wall of Wroxeter, the largest Roman city to survive completely without any modern development. Only the Roman Baths are on public display

Background imageSurvival Collection: Specimens of evolution at a grand dinner

Specimens of evolution at a grand dinner
The survival of the fittest -- specimens of evolution take part in a grand dinner. The handsome and the clever walk arm in arm, watched by many servants

Background imageSurvival Collection: Scene from Shakespeares Cymbeline

Scene from Shakespeares Cymbeline
A scene from shakespeares Cymbeline, in which Imogen, dressed as a boy, has found a hut in the forest and, being hungry, has eaten some food

Background imageSurvival Collection: Ancient settlement of the Ice Age, Kazakhstan area

Ancient settlement of the Ice Age, Kazakhstan area
Ancient village settlement of the Ice Age or Stone Age, with a woman butchering a deer carcass, a man carving a stone, and people collecting firewood. 8700-2000 BCE

Background imageSurvival Collection: Mammoth hunt, Stone Age in Kazakhstan area

Mammoth hunt, Stone Age in Kazakhstan area
Stone Age tribal people in the Kazakhstan area, hunting a large mammoth with spears in the snow. 8700-2000 BCE

Background imageSurvival Collection: German rescue buoy in Channel by G. H. Davis

German rescue buoy in Channel by G. H. Davis
Rettungsboje -- nicknamed lobster pots by the RAF -- German rescue buoys anchored in the English Channel during the Second World War

Background imageSurvival Collection: Cartoon, The Veto Bill, by W H Toy

Cartoon, The Veto Bill, by W H Toy. The new legislation was designed to limit the powers of veto of the House of Lords, and became law later the same year. 1911

Background imageSurvival Collection: The prophet Elijah fed by ravens

The prophet Elijah fed by ravens

Background imageSurvival Collection: Bovril and Pemmican products, WW2

Bovril and Pemmican products, WW2
Bovril and Pemmican products, together with oatmeal, meat and tea, supplied in ration packs during the Second World War. Date: 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Water cistern in the Strand

Water cistern in the Strand
The Strand Lane Baths, at 5 Strand Lane, London WC2R 2NA, have been reputed since the 1830s to be a Roman survival. In fact they are the remaining portion of a cistern built in 1612 to feed a

Background imageSurvival Collection: The Jockey of Artemision

The Jockey of Artemision - a Hellenistic bronze statue of a young boy riding a horse, dated to around 150140 BC. A very rare surviving original bronze statue from Ancient Greece

Background imageSurvival Collection: Lodge Park, built as a grandstand in the Sherborne Estate

Lodge Park, built as a grandstand in the Sherborne Estate near the villages of Sherborne, Aldsworth and Northleach in Gloucestershire, England

Background imageSurvival Collection: Impressive wooden doors of the Tower at Hampton Court Castle

Impressive wooden doors of the Tower at Hampton Court Castle
Close-up view of the magnificent wooden doors of the Tower at Hampton Court (Hampton Court Castle), Leominster, Herefordshire (view from the inside). Date: 1932

Background imageSurvival Collection: The Nunnery, Church Street, Dunster, Somerset

The Nunnery, Church Street, Dunster, Somerset. A terrace of three houses, three storeys tall, built of stone with a slate roof

Background imageSurvival Collection: WALTER T STINSON

WALTER T STINSON
Mina Crandon's dead brother Walter Stinson, who ostensibly gave strong evidence for his survival after death during his sister's seances

Background imageSurvival Collection: Ww1 Wwi World War One First 1st Great I Life

Ww1 Wwi World War One First 1st Great I Life
ww1, wwi, world, war, one, first, 1st, great, i, life, death, concepts, 1918, 1910s, call, dead, alive, living, lived, earth, only, ministering, undiminished, love, survival, artist, dream, 10028957

Background imageSurvival Collection: The Theatre of Orange - a Roman theatre in Orange, Vaucluse, France

The Theatre of Orange - a Roman theatre in Orange, Vaucluse, France, built early in the 1st century AD. Date: circa 1905

Background imageSurvival Collection: Cartoon, Strike Home! (strikers injure each other)

Cartoon, Strike Home! (strikers injure each other)
Cartoon, Strike Home! A working man who is on strike is dismayed to find that the local baker is also on strike -- the suggestion is that all they are doing is injuring each other by striking

Background imageSurvival Collection: Hunting for food in the later Ice Age

Hunting for food in the later Ice Age (Last Glacial Period), showing a family of cave dwellers with bow and arrow. At this time there was no English Channel

Background imageSurvival Collection: Two Bovril advertisements during WW2

Two Bovril advertisements during WW2
Two Bovril advertisements which appeared during the Second World War. Date: 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Ships lifeboat and airmens dinghy, WW2

Ships lifeboat and airmens dinghy, WW2
A ships lifeboat and an airmens dinghy during the Second World War. Both were supplied with Bovril products, including tins of Pemmican (a form of preserved meat with a high nutritional value)

Background imageSurvival Collection: Squatters camp, Winton, Queensland, Australia

Squatters camp, Winton, Queensland, Australia
Squatters camp with tent and large windmill at Winton, a sheep and cattle raising area in Queensland, Australia. Date: circa 1910

Background imageSurvival Collection: Victorian Christmas - starlings eating berries

Victorian Christmas - starlings eating berries
Victorian Christmas illustration - starlings eating berries in the snow. 19th century

Background imageSurvival Collection: RAF Survival School, Plymouth, where air crew are taught how to survive after ditching

RAF Survival School, Plymouth, where air crew are taught how to survive after ditching their aircraft. Seen here is a man in the water wearing a lifebelt, about to be air lifted to safety. Date: 1966

Background imageSurvival Collection: Animals and homo sapiens at the time of the Flood

Animals and homo sapiens at the time of the Flood. Date: BCE

Background imageSurvival Collection: Turkey - Armenian Genocide, Adana - Young survivor

Turkey - Armenian Genocide, Adana - Young survivor
Turkey - Armenian Genocide, Adana - 4 year-old Ratoun Vanoudian, wounded by the bullet that killed her Grandmother. Her father and 18-month old brother were also killed

Background imageSurvival Collection: The Stocks - Southwold, Suffolk

The Stocks - Southwold, Suffolk. Date: 1920s

Background imageSurvival Collection: WW2 poster, Dig on for Victory

WW2 poster, Dig on for Victory, designed by Peter Fraser. Showing a man with home-grown vegetables and a gardening fork. Date: early 1940s

Background imageSurvival Collection: V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2

V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2
A woman is rescued after a V2 rocket attack in Manor Park. Although many such amazing rescues took place, hundreds of Londoners died in these attacks launched in the latter stages of WW2

Background imageSurvival Collection: Silhouette, A Drowning Man Catches at a Straw

Silhouette, A Drowning Man Catches at a Straw
A Drowning Man Catches at a Straw -- silhouette showing a man in water, reaching up to a tree branch

Background imageSurvival Collection: Wolves fighting

Wolves fighting
A pack of wolves circle two of their number who are fighting. One wolf appears to have the upper hand over his rival

Background imageSurvival Collection: Girl feeding robins on a Victorian Christmas scrap

Girl feeding robins on a Victorian Christmas scrap
Girl feeding robins in the snow on a Victorian Christmas scrap. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Frog, owl and mouse in moonlight on a Christmas card

Frog, owl and mouse in moonlight on a Christmas card
A frog and an owl both catch hold of a mouse in the moonlight on a Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Two frogs fighting over a snail on a Christmas card

Two frogs fighting over a snail on a Christmas card -- Heads I win, tails you lose. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageSurvival Collection: Illustration, A Song of the English, Barren Landscape

Illustration, A Song of the English, Barren Landscape
Illustration to A Song of the English, a patriotic set of poems by Rudyard Kipling (first published in the English Illustrated Magazine)



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