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Terror Collection

Background imageTerror Collection: Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip

Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip
The Erebus and Terror leave England on the Franklin polar expedition, never to return

Background imageTerror Collection: Whistle and I ll Come 2

Whistle and I ll Come 2
Oh, whistle, and I ll come to you ! The thing in Parkinss hotel room

Background imageTerror Collection: Winston Churchill at Sidney Street Siege, East London

Winston Churchill at Sidney Street Siege, East London
Winston Churchill, then Home Secretary, with a group of policemen during the Siege of Sidney Street in Stepney, East London, on 3 January 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageTerror Collection: Cause & Effect - dentist cartoon by H. M. Bateman

Cause & Effect - dentist cartoon by H. M. Bateman
Cause and Effect - or, how two moods can change places. A dental patient enters a surgery clearly terrified at what lies ahead of him, but such is his struggle

Background imageTerror Collection: FRANKLIN'S WRITING

FRANKLIN'S WRITING
Document transcribed by Sir John Franklin stating that H.M.S Erebus & Terror wintered in the ice at Beechey Island. Informs of his death & signed by Capt.s Crozier & Fitzjames. Date: 28 May 1847

Background imageTerror Collection: Scrooge Sees Grave

Scrooge Sees Grave
The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come shows Scrooge his gravestone

Background imageTerror Collection: Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage

Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage
Seals and sea-birds watch as Sir John Franklins Erebus and Terror sail cautiously between Arctic icebergs

Background imageTerror Collection: Skull and Crossbones

Skull and Crossbones
The Jolly Roger is the name given to any of various flags flown to identify a ships crew as pirates. The flag most usually identified as the Jolly Roger today is the skull and crossbones

Background imageTerror Collection: The man Who Begged to Differ from his Mother-in-Law Bateman

The man Who Begged to Differ from his Mother-in-Law Bateman
The man Who Begged to Differ from his Mother-in-Law by Bateman. A terrified, small man cowering in a chair after disagreeing with his imperious looking mother in law

Background imageTerror Collection: British monitor HMS Terror, WW1

British monitor HMS Terror, WW1
HMS Terror, a British Erebus-class monitor (small warship), seen here during the First World War. Launched 1916, served during the First and Second World Wars, damaged and sunk off Damah, Libya

Background imageTerror Collection: Skull and Crossbones - Inverted

Skull and Crossbones - Inverted
The Jolly Roger is the name given to any of various flags flown to identify a ships crew as pirates. The flag most usually identified as the Jolly Roger today is the skull and crossbones

Background imageTerror Collection: Terrible accident - Lady ablaze - Figure 1

Terrible accident - Lady ablaze - Figure 1
Figure 1 of 2. Terrible accident - Lady ablaze, her dress has caught fire and she is engulfed by the inferno. This illustration shows that if one is upright

Background imageTerror Collection: Threat of Zeppelin gas-bag or terror - which? 1915

Threat of Zeppelin gas-bag or terror - which? 1915
Cartoon showing Kaisers head on the front of a Zeppelin airship, during World War One. German Zeppelins first successful raid was on the night of 1920 January 1915, in which two Zeppelins

Background imageTerror Collection: Americans in Russia

Americans in Russia
American troops are sent to Vladivostok to safeguard U.S. interests there : Americans will have a deep-seated terror of communism for decades to come

Background imageTerror Collection: How WWI was fought

How WWI was fought
" As it is for most of us" World War I was a slog, described by many as " 90% routine and 10% terror." Although soldiers lived with death every day, for the most part

Background imageTerror Collection: Hound of Baskervilles

Hound of Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles

Background imageTerror Collection: English gentleman held captive by two Papal guards

English gentleman held captive by two Papal guards in uniform in a room in Avignon. A prisoner at Avignon. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Thomas Rowlandson from Journal

Background imageTerror Collection: Antoine Quentin Fouquier de Tinville, 1746-1795

Antoine Quentin Fouquier de Tinville, 1746-1795
Antoine Quentin Fouquier de Tinville, French prosecutor during the Revolution and Reign of Terror. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la

Background imageTerror Collection: Jeanne Becu, Madame du Barry, mistress of

Jeanne Becu, Madame du Barry, mistress of King Louis XV 1744-1793. Cornart de Vaubernier, Comtesse du Barry. Handcoloured lithograph after a painting in Versailles from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul

Background imageTerror Collection: Map of Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580

Map of Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580
Map of Sir Francis Drakes route round the world, 1577-1580, in The Queens Pirate, The tale of Drakes argosy of terror, by B J Clarke, illustrated by W G Savory. Date: 16th century

Background imageTerror Collection: The Flight (La Fuite) by Pierre Paulus

The Flight (La Fuite) by Pierre Paulus - a Belgium family flee the advancing terror of the German army and the atrocities which ensued. Date: circa 1914

Background imageTerror Collection: HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, Franklin expedition

HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, Franklin expedition
HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, Sir John Franklin's final North West Passage expedition Date: 1854

Background imageTerror Collection: Cover design, Famous Fantastic Mysteries

Cover design, Famous Fantastic Mysteries, pulp fiction, September 1944 Date: 1944

Background imageTerror Collection: The Temple Prison, Paris, France

The Temple Prison, Paris, France
The Temple, a medieval fortress in Paris, used as a prison during the French Revolution, and later demolished. Date: 1793

Background imageTerror Collection: Soho, London - Street Scenes - Movie Poster

Soho, London - Street Scenes - Movie Poster for the Classic, Piccadilly, offering all-night shows - Tales of Terror, Theatre of Death and The Evil Eye. 1973

Background imageTerror Collection: 9 Thermidor 18th Century 27 July 1794 Bayonet

9 Thermidor 18th Century 27 July 1794 Bayonet
9, Thermidor, 18th, century, 27, July, 1794, bayonet, colored, conspiration, death, End, Reign, of, Terror, engraving, Europe, fight, France, french, French, Revolution, historic, History, National

Background imageTerror Collection: Thermidorian Reaction. Ninth Thermidor. 27 July 1794. Result

Thermidorian Reaction. Ninth Thermidor. 27 July 1794. Result. End of the Reign of Terror. Paris. France. Engraving. 19th century. Date:

Background imageTerror Collection: 20th Century 1943 Advertising Baltic Republic

20th Century 1943 Advertising Baltic Republic
20th, century, 1943, advertising, Baltic, republic, republics, states, civil, people, communist, denounce, first, year, of, Soviet, Occupation, Latvia, latvian, mass, graves, Nazis, occupation

Background imageTerror Collection: The Triumph of Death, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Triumph of Death, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (circa 1525?1569), Flemish Renaissance painter. The Triumph of Death. Oil on panel. Museo del Prado. Madrid. Spain. Date: 1562

Background imageTerror Collection: Flights into the Future - creatures of the air jungle

Flights into the Future - creatures of the air jungle
An unfortunate pilot is thrown out of his plane by creatures fllying around the air jungle, the product of the imagination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote of strange monsters

Background imageTerror Collection: Thames barge Terror, near Woolwich, SE London

Thames barge Terror, near Woolwich, SE London
Thames barge Terror on the river near Woolwich, South-East London. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTerror Collection: Lady badly burned in an accident with a paraffin lamp

Lady badly burned in an accident with a paraffin lamp. Date: 1871

Background imageTerror Collection: Femmes du peuple, Women of the people, French

Femmes du peuple, Women of the people, French National Convention era. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageTerror Collection: Bourgeoise woman, 1794, French National Convention era

Bourgeoise woman, 1794, French National Convention era. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France (Historical Costumes of France)

Background imageTerror Collection: Bourgeois men, 1794, French National Convention era

Bourgeois men, 1794, French National Convention era. Old man in the ancien style, and young man in the revolutionary style with white gilet a la Robespierre

Background imageTerror Collection: Maximilien Francois Marie Isidore de Robespierre 1758-1794

Maximilien Francois Marie Isidore de Robespierre 1758-1794
Maximilien Francois Marie Isidore de Robespierre, French Revolutionary politician 1758-1794. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageTerror Collection: Madame Roland (Marie-Jeanne Phlippon), French

Madame Roland (Marie-Jeanne Phlippon), French
Madame Roland (Marie-Jeanne Phlippon Roland), French Revolutionary and Girondist 1754-1793. Handcoloured lithograph from Le Bibliophile Jacob aka Paul Lacroixs Costumes Historiques de la France

Background imageTerror Collection: A ghost appears at a cottage window

A ghost appears at a cottage window, causing four men to run away in terror. Date: circa 1840

Background imageTerror Collection: Front cover, The Queens Pirate, by B J Clarke

Front cover, The Queens Pirate, by B J Clarke
Front cover, The Queens Pirate, The tale of Drakes argosy of terror, by B J Clarke, illustrated by W G Savory, price one shilling. Date: 16th century

Background imageTerror Collection: ARISTOCRATS IN PRISON

ARISTOCRATS IN PRISON
THE REIGN OF TERROR : Aristocrats and other opponents of the Revolution wait in prison until its their turn to be carted to the guillotine. Date: 1793 - 1794

Background imageTerror Collection: REIGN OF TERROR VICTIMS

REIGN OF TERROR VICTIMS
The reign of terror : a prison warder reads out the names of those who are to be guillotined today. Date: 1793 - 1792

Background imageTerror Collection: SHIPS AMONG ICEBERGS

SHIPS AMONG ICEBERGS
Seals and sea-birds watch as Sir John Franklins Erebus and Terror sail cautiously between Arctic icebergs. Date: 1845

Background imageTerror Collection: Carried Away on Site

Carried Away on Site
A man clings on for dear life as he is carried aloft on a building site, high above the rooftops. Date: 1915

Background imageTerror Collection: MYTTON AS HWAYMAN

MYTTON AS HWAYMAN
JOHN MYTTON After dining at Halston House the doctor & clergyman are held-up at gun-point by Mytton disguised as a smock-wearing highwayman. What a lark! Date: 1796 - 1834

Background imageTerror Collection: STAGE GESTURE / TERROR

STAGE GESTURE / TERROR
TERROR Date: 1807

Background imageTerror Collection: SALLE DES JACOBINS

SALLE DES JACOBINS
The closing of the Salle des Jacobins - an event which to some extent marked the end of the Terror Date: 27/28 July 1794

Background imageTerror Collection: Napoleon at the Siege of Toulon, France

Napoleon at the Siege of Toulon, France
Napoleon at the Siege of Toulon -- this was an early Republican victory over a Royalist rebellion during the French Revolution. Date: September 1793

Background imageTerror Collection: The Terror, by Edgar Wallace, Lyceum Theatre, London

The Terror, by Edgar Wallace, Lyceum Theatre, London
The Terror, by Edgar Wallace, at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand, London, starring Mary Glynne and Dennis Neilson Terry. circa 1927



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