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Background imageSurvived Collection: Imperial Hotel, Tokyo

Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
The IMPERIAL HOTEL, TOKYO : designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, built 1915-1922, survived 1923 earthquake, demolished 1967

Background imageSurvived Collection: Saint Rita Praying

Saint Rita Praying
SAINT RITA OF CASCIA Italian peasant woman who survived a brutal husband to become a nun and saint - depicted at prayer Date: 1377 - 1447

Background imageSurvived Collection: Joshua Barney

Joshua Barney
JOSHUA BARNEY (1759 - 1818) American naval officer who, despite his abilities, was three times captured by the British but none the less survived to fight another day. Date: circa 1800

Background imageSurvived Collection: Charles Lightoller

Charles Lightoller
Second Officer of the Titanic, who miraculous survived and gave evidence to the Sentorial Committee in New York

Background imageSurvived Collection: Plan of Silchester / 1777

Plan of Silchester / 1777
A plan and details from the well-preserved Roman town of Silchester (Calleva Atrebatum). The entire circuit of the town wall, and bowl of the amphitheatre have survived

Background imageSurvived Collection: Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia
SAINT RITA OF CASCIA Italian peasant woman who survived a brutal husband to become a nun and saint Date: 1377 - 1447

Background imageSurvived Collection: HMS Bonaventure - an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser

HMS Bonaventure - an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser
Royal Navy - HMS Bonaventure, an Astraea-Class second-class cruiser of the Royal Navy, ordered as part of the eight-ship Astraea class under the Naval Defence Act of 1889

Background imageSurvived Collection: 7 Jewry Street London

7 Jewry Street London
7 Jewry Street. Aldgate, London, which survived the World War Two Blitz, unlike its next door neigbour. Date: 1950s

Background imageSurvived Collection: Sea monster discovered in British Columbia

Sea monster discovered in British Columbia
Possibly the last specimen that survived of Behrings sea cow (Rhytina Stelleri) discovered on the shores of the Henry Island, British Columbia

Background imageSurvived Collection: Tabard Inn, Southwark

Tabard Inn, Southwark
Southwark: the Tabard Inn as it looked in 1810: several centuries earlier, Chaucers pilgrims left for Canterbury from here

Background imageSurvived Collection: Bow Church and Bread Street, London - following WW2 Blitz

Bow Church and Bread Street, London - following WW2 Blitz
Bow Church and Bread Street, London - following the WW2 Blitz on London by the German Luftwaffe. Date: circa 1941

Background imageSurvived Collection: The cook and Mr Maynard, survivors of the Titanic disaster

The cook and Mr Maynard, survivors of the Titanic disaster
Scene showing the Titanic survivors arriving in Plymouth docks. The cook, Mr. Maynard, was one of the last people to see Captain E. Smith before he died

Background imageSurvived Collection: HMS Wakeful - W-Class Destroyer

HMS Wakeful - W-Class Destroyer Date: 1939

Background imageSurvived Collection: English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972

English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972
Royal Air Force - English Electric Canberra E.15 WH972 (msn SH1697), of No. 98 Squadron, at RAF Watton. A crew chief / specialist is giving the crew a last chance briefing before they complete their

Background imageSurvived Collection: St Stephens Chapel

St Stephens Chapel was a chapel in the old Palace of Westminster which served as the chamber of the House of Commons of England and that of Great Britain from 1547 to 1834

Background imageSurvived Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, List of First Class Passengers

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, List of First Class Passengers
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Rare First Class passenger list that survived the sinking in the pocket of George Brereton. He was a professional gambler

Background imageSurvived Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, A La Carte Restaurant

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, A La Carte Restaurant
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Rare A La Carte Restaurant flyer from a promotional brochure, owned by Second Class passenger Joseph Laroche of Haiti who died in the sinking

Background imageSurvived Collection: RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons

RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons
RMS Titanic - Second Officer Charles Lightoller. An official summons to appear before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia

Background imageSurvived Collection: Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281

Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281
United States Air Force - Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant 66-13281 (msn 61579) of the 48th Aerospace rescue and Recovery Squadron, at the June 1967 Paris Air Show, with airshow serial H-211'

Background imageSurvived Collection: Robert O'Hara Burke

Robert O'Hara Burke (1820 - 1861), Irish explorer, pictured shortly before his death in 1861. Burke had emigrated to Australia in 1853

Background imageSurvived Collection: GEORGE WALLACE MELVILLE

GEORGE WALLACE MELVILLE American naval officer and Arctic explorer with De Long, his party survived wreck and he headed rescue expedition which found De Long dead Date: 1841 - 1912

Background imageSurvived Collection: Memorial to poet and musician Ivor Gurney, Belgium

Memorial to poet and musician Ivor Gurney, Belgium
Similar in design to those for Ledwidge and Chavasse, the memorial was unveiled on 12 September 2007, the initiative of Piet Chielens and the Friends of the In Flanders Fields Museum

Background imageSurvived Collection: Hopstore CWGC Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Belgium

Hopstore CWGC Cemetery, Vlamertinghe, Belgium
The village, known as Vlam to the Tommies, was a pile of rubble by 1918 but the area of the Cemetery was just outside the range of the medium guns and the hop building, in the background here

Background imageSurvived Collection: Vlamertinghe Chateau, subject of Edmund Blunden poem

Vlamertinghe Chateau, subject of Edmund Blunden poem
Blunden wrote the poem, On Passing Vlamertinghe Chateau in July 1917 in which he describes Poppies by the million. The Chateau survived the war

Background imageSurvived Collection: Captain Gauvin Memorial Anguerny Normandy

Captain Gauvin Memorial Anguerny Normandy
Memorials to those who survived are not generally welcomed because of the numbers. However, Gauvin led the Bren carriers of the Chaudieres into the village and after the war became a diplomat

Background imageSurvived Collection: North American YF-100A Super Sabre 52-5754

North American YF-100A Super Sabre 52-5754 (msn 180-1), the first prototype F-100 with test pilot Joseph Walker posing in the cockpit, probably at Edwards Air Force Base

Background imageSurvived Collection: Neilson NC-1 Golden Bear - aka Coach NC883E

Neilson NC-1 Golden Bear - aka Coach NC883E
Neilson NC-1 Golden Bear (aka Coach) X883E (later NC883E), built by the (Thomass & Duncan S) Neilsen Steel Aircraft Co, Berkeley CA. at Berkeley airport around the time of its first flight

Background imageSurvived Collection: Arpin A-1 G-AFGB

Arpin A-1 G-AFGB (msn 1), designed and built by M.B Arpin & Co at Hanworth and first registered on 17 March 1938. This aircraft survived the war but was scrapped in 1946. Date: 1938

Background imageSurvived Collection: Foster-Wickno Warferry DR613

Foster-Wickno Warferry DR613
Foster-Wickno GM.1 Warferry DR613. Built as Foster-Wickno GM.1 Wicko G-AFJB (msn 5) for the Midland Aero Club in 1938, AFJB was impressed into the Royal Air Force in July 1941

Background imageSurvived Collection: Santa Sleeping

Santa Sleeping

Background imageSurvived Collection: St Giles Cripplegate

St Giles Cripplegate
Engaving depicting St Giles Cripplegate showing the old wall. It is an Anglican church in the City of London, located on Fore Street within the modern Barbican complex.When built it stood outside

Background imageSurvived Collection: All Hallows Barking

All Hallows Barking
Engaving depicting Allhallows in 1750. It is said to be he oldest church in the City of London. It survived the Great Fire of London in 1666, but was badly damaged during the Blitz in World War II

Background imageSurvived Collection: Mary Cornish - Heroine - WW2 - Sinking of SS City of Benares

Mary Cornish - Heroine - WW2 - Sinking of SS City of Benares
Heroic Deeds of the War - Miss Mary Cornish. During the Second World War the City of Benares was used as an evacuee ship to evacuate 90 children from Britain to Canada

Background imageSurvived 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 imageSurvived Collection: Andre and M-J Chenier

Andre and M-J Chenier
The poets ANDRE MARIE and MARIE-JOSEPH-BLAISE de CHENIER, both revolutionaries, Andre was guillotined for opposing excesses, but his brother survived. Date: 1762 - 1794

Background imageSurvived Collection: Cambodia - Angkor Wat - Statue of Hindu Deity Vishnu

Cambodia - Angkor Wat - Statue of Hindu Deity Vishnu
Cambodia - Angkor Wat - A surviving Statue of a many-armed Hindu Deity (Vishnu) in the South Gallery of the Main Entrance to the complex, being re-used as the focal point for Buddhist worship

Background imageSurvived Collection: Mary Marvin, saved from the Titanic

Mary Marvin, saved from the Titanic
Mary was onboard the Titanic with her husband, Daniel Marvin, returning to New York from their honeymoon trip. Her husband, Daniel, nineteen years of age sadly died, but she survived the disaster

Background imageSurvived Collection: Tiy, Egyptian Queen

Tiy, Egyptian Queen
TIY, queen of AMENHOTEP III, whom she survived by up to twelve years Date: circa 1386 - 1349 BC

Background imageSurvived Collection: A furious charge of Irish troops at the taking of Guillemon

A furious charge of Irish troops at the taking of Guillemon
An illustration showing Irish troops attacking German positions at Guillemont, September 1916. The image depicts Irish soldiers engaging in fierce hand-to-hand combat at a machine-gun post which

Background imageSurvived Collection: Black Hole of Calcutta

Black Hole of Calcutta
The Black Hole of Calcutta, in which only 23 of 146 prisoners are said to have survived. (This has now been shown to be a myth)

Background imageSurvived Collection: San Francisco Earthquake - St. Francis Hotel, Dewey Monument

San Francisco Earthquake - St. Francis Hotel, Dewey Monument
San Francisco Earthquake, California, USA - 18th April 1906 - the gutted shell (apparently a very attractive interior) of the St

Background imageSurvived Collection: Gambetta as Marksman

Gambetta as Marksman
LEON MICHEL GAMBETTA French statesman, shooting sparrows from his window by way of preparation for his forthcoming duel with Fourtu. (He survived...) Date: 1838 - 1882

Background imageSurvived Collection: Nicolas Bergasse

Nicolas Bergasse
NICOLAS BERGASSE French avocat and orator, notable for declaring - The time has come when France needs a revolution ! Unlike many, he survived it. Date: 1750 - 1832

Background imageSurvived Collection: Memnon Colossi / Thebes

Memnon Colossi / Thebes
Amenhotep III (18th Dyn) built a mortuary temple in Thebes that was guarded by two gigantic 75ft high statues on the outer gates. These have survived nature and relocation Date: 1848

Background imageSurvived Collection: Telmessos Tomb, Turkey

Telmessos Tomb, Turkey
A Lycian tomb in Telmessos (modern Fethiye), one of many cave tombs which have, unlike the original town, have survived past earthquakes. Date: ancient

Background imageSurvived Collection: Thomas Pilkington

Thomas Pilkington
SIR THOMAS PILKINGTON Lord Mayor of London whose staunch whig (anti-royal) sympathies got him into trouble with the Stuarts, but he survived.. Date: ? - 1691

Background imageSurvived Collection: Saint Agnes / Anon

Saint Agnes / Anon
SAINT AGNES Roman saint who survived an ordeal in a brothel but was fatally stabbed when about 13 years old Date: ca 290 - 304

Background imageSurvived Collection: Saint Agnes / Cole Ravenna

Saint Agnes / Cole Ravenna
SAINT AGNES Roman saint who survived an ordeal in a brothel, only to be fatally stabbed at the age of 13 Date: ca 290 - 304



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