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Thousand Collection (#4)

Background imageThousand Collection: Conscience hath a thousand tongues

Conscience hath a thousand tongues. Illustration shows an elderly man, John R. Walsh, being assailed from all sides by people who have been defrauded by his misappropriation of funds from their

Background imageThousand Collection: One thousand armed Russian Bodhisattva of mercy of the Russo

One thousand armed Russian Bodhisattva of mercy of the Russo-Japanese War. Print shows a Japanese soldier with rifle fixed with bayonet smashing Russian railroads

Background imageThousand Collection: The champion trotting stallion Smuggler owned by H. S. Russel

The champion trotting stallion Smuggler owned by H. S. Russel
The champion trotting stallion Smuggler owned by H.S. Russell, Milton Mass.: By Blanco, dam by Herods Tuckahoe. On the back stretch in the third heat Coming Away

Background imageThousand Collection: Jubilee assemblage in Hyde Park

Jubilee assemblage in Hyde Park
An aerial view showing the jubilee assemblage of thirty thousand London school children in Hyde Park. Date: 1887

Background imageThousand Collection: Respectfully dedicated to loyal subjects of liberty who pave

Respectfully dedicated to loyal subjects of liberty who paved the way to womans enfranchisement in the Pacific Northwest, United States of America

Background imageThousand Collection: The one hundred thousand year almanac

The one hundred thousand year almanac. Date c1886 Nov. 24

Background imageThousand Collection: Thousand pounds reward. Charles Mathews, Esq

Thousand pounds reward. Charles Mathews, Esq. Humorous text-only broadside appears to offer a reward for information on Charles Matthews whereabouts in order to announce his appearance at the English

Background imageThousand Collection: Dr. Fontains balm of thousand flowers

Dr. Fontains balm of thousand flowers

Background imageThousand Collection: Hopewell Hall and Castle Rest, Thousand Islands

Hopewell Hall and Castle Rest, Thousand Islands. Date c1902

Background imageThousand Collection: Str. New York, Thousand Islands Str. New York, Thousand Isla

Str. New York, Thousand Islands Str. New York, Thousand Isla
Str. New York, Thousand Islands. Date c1902

Background imageThousand Collection: Religious play, The Miracle, Olympia, West London

Religious play, The Miracle, Olympia, West London
A scene showing two soldiers of the Inquisition during rehearsals for the religious drama The Miracle, performed in the huge arena of the Olympia exhibition centre, West London, at Christmas 1911

Background imageThousand Collection: 5000 Mark note

5000 Mark note
5000 Mark banknote edited in Berlin 19/11 1922 Back. Date: 1922

Background imageThousand Collection: 50000 Mark note

50000 Mark note
The hyperinflation the Weimar Republic 1921-1923. 50 000 Mark banknote edited in Berlin 19/11 1922. Back. Date: 1921-1923

Background imageThousand Collection: 20000 Mark Note

20000 Mark Note
The hyperinflation the Weimar Republic 1921-1923. Back of a Banknote on 20 000 Mark edited at Berlin 20/2 1923. Date: 1921-1923

Background imageThousand Collection: Bribing Caroline

Bribing Caroline
Queen Caroline is offered an annuity of fifty thousand pounds to stay out of England and leave her husband (George IV) free to marry again. Date: 1820

Background imageThousand Collection: 500000 Mark note

500000 Mark note
The hyperinflation the Weimar Republic. Front of a Banknote on 500 000 Mark edited in Berlin 25/7 1923. Date: 1923

Background imageThousand Collection: 1000 Mark Note

1000 Mark Note

Background imageThousand Collection: Racial Types / Lapland

Racial Types / Lapland
In summer Laplanders live in tents, moving from pasture to pasture with their reindeer. The reindeer move in vast herds, often many thousand strong. Date: 1930s

Background imageThousand Collection: Dogs of the chase, 500BC

Dogs of the chase, 500BC. Marble slabs found in the ruins of Nineveh, depicting hunting dogs of Assur-bani-pal, the grand monarque of Assyria, on leashes with their handlers Date: 500BC

Background imageThousand Collection: Aladdin by Lilian Govey

Aladdin by Lilian Govey. The Genie appears from the bottle. A fairy tale from One Thousand and One Nights Date: 1912

Background imageThousand Collection: A casualty at the 1948 London Olympics

A casualty at the 1948 London Olympics
A. B. Toulsen of Denmark receives medical treatment after collapsing during the 5, 000 Metres. Date: 1948

Background imageThousand Collection: Gainsborough wins the 2000 Guineas

Gainsborough wins the 2000 Guineas
The British bred, thoroughbred racehorse Gainsborough, owned by Lady James Douglas won the English Triple Crown in 1918. This article celebrates the 2000 Guineas

Background imageThousand Collection: Firat Napier car, G20 model of 1900, driven bys F Edge

Firat Napier car, G20 model of 1900, driven bys F Edge

Background imageThousand Collection: Water Buck in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Water Buck in Kruger National Park, South Africa
A Water Buck in Timbavati, Kruger National Park, South Africa. The Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa, and contains around 5000 waterbuck, as well as many other wild animals

Background imageThousand Collection: Spotted Hyena in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Spotted Hyena in Kruger National Park, South Africa
A Spotted Hyena in Letaba, Kruger National Park, South Africa. The Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa, and contains around 2000 spotted hyenas, as well as many other wild animals

Background imageThousand Collection: Hotel Frontenac, New York State

Hotel Frontenac, New York State
Hotel Frontenac and Steamboat, Thousand Islands, New York State, America

Background imageThousand Collection: Party held by the Countess of Aynard Chabrillan

Party held by the Countess of Aynard Chabrillan
A dance of a thousand and one nights, held at the abode of the Countess of Aynard Chabrillan on the Rue Christophe-Columb. A selection of the most impressive costumes are included on this page

Background imageThousand Collection: Persian-inspired party, Paris

Persian-inspired party, Paris
A Persian themed party, named The Thousand and Second Night, hosted by Mr and Mrs P. P. in their garden to entertain their Parisian guests

Background imageThousand Collection: Wartime Beds at Earls Court, West London

Wartime Beds at Earls Court, West London
A First World War refugee camp for Belgian refugees at Earls Court. Around one thousand beds in the Queens Palace were provided by the Metropolitan Asylums Board in 1914

Background imageThousand Collection: Dinners singing Auld Lang Syne at the Savoy Restaurant, 19

Dinners singing Auld Lang Syne at the Savoy Restaurant, 19
Illustration showing some of the thousand guests who had supper at the Savoy Hotel on New Years Eve, 1907, and sang Auld Lang Syne to see in the New Year

Background imageThousand Collection: Camballo, Winner of the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes

Camballo, Winner of the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes
Side view of animal standing, portrait of horse, winner of important race

Background imageThousand Collection: Brussels Street Scene

Brussels Street Scene
Street scene - the boulevard Anspach and the Bourse : the Grand Place is nearby and about a thousand restaurants

Background imageThousand Collection: Immigrants arriving at Winnipeg, Canada, 1909

Immigrants arriving at Winnipeg, Canada, 1909
Photograph of crowds of immigrants arriving at the train station in Winnipeg, Canada, 1909. Winnipeg was at that time the chief distributing centre for Western Canada

Background imageThousand Collection: Djerba Island

Djerba Island situated in the Gulf of Cabes. Near the Castle of Es Suk, is a tower of skulls and thigh-bones of fourteen thousand Spanish soldiers from 1558

Background imageThousand Collection: The Duval Restaurant, Paris, 1878

The Duval Restaurant, Paris, 1878
Engraving of The Duval Restaurant at the Paris Exhibition of 1878. This restaurant was a huge wooden building, capable of seating several thousand diners. Date: 1878

Background imageThousand Collection: Man Dances for Joy

Man Dances for Joy
Lady Waverley! Ten thousand a year! Mr. Macwheeble dances a jig, knocking his best wig out of the window, and throwing his cap in the air. Waverley looks on with a smile

Background imageThousand Collection: Mount Athos, Greece

Mount Athos, Greece
The monastery of Mount Athos, Greece, at one time housed more than six thousand monks, refugees from the wicked world beyond its strongly fortified walls

Background imageThousand Collection: New Zealand troops marching to a memorial service in Westmin

New Zealand troops marching to a memorial service in Westmin
A column of New Zealand troops marching to commemorate those who fell attempting to seize the Gallipoli peninsular during the First World War

Background imageThousand Collection: Effect of the San Francisco earthquake

Effect of the San Francisco earthquake
Effect of the earthquake on a typical frame house. The San Francisco earthquake occurred on the 18th April 1906, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale

Background imageThousand Collection: Large clouds of smoke from the spreading fires. The aftermat

Large clouds of smoke from the spreading fires. The aftermat
Fires spreading through San Francisco, completing the ruin of the city. The business distract was completely devastated, with only the steel structures of modern buildings still standing

Background imageThousand Collection: the fires that spread across the city of San Francisco from

the fires that spread across the city of San Francisco from
The conflagration which swept across the city from the harbour shore. The San Francisco earthquake occurred on the 18th April 1906 and measured 7.9 on the Richter scale

Background imageThousand Collection: A burning street after the San Francisco earthquake

A burning street after the San Francisco earthquake
A burning street in San Francisco, a few men try to reach their offices to salvage what they can. The San Francisco earthquake occurred on the 18th April 1906 and measured 7.9 on the Richter scale

Background imageThousand Collection: Massacres at Lyon

Massacres at Lyon
Six thousand people are slaughtered by revolutionary forces when they finally take Lyon, which has resisted the extremist activities of the Paris authorities

Background imageThousand Collection: Slip of earth on the Great Northern Railway line

Slip of earth on the Great Northern Railway line
Slip of earth at the Spittal-Gate cutting off the Great Northern Railway. The incident happened just south of Grantham, over a thousand tons of earth fell on the track alomost burying the engine

Background imageThousand Collection: Marconis wireless telephone

Marconis wireless telephone
A wireless telephone transmitter and receiver from 1919 produced by the Marconi Company, capable of transmitting speech two thousand miles from Ireland to Nova Scotia

Background imageThousand Collection: Eastern Cuba Sugar Share

Eastern Cuba Sugar Share
One thousand shares in the Eastern Cuba Sugar Corporation

Background imageThousand Collection: Helen (Gorguet)

Helen (Gorguet)
She prepares to launch a thousand ships



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