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Thousand Collection (#5)

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

Background imageThousand Collection: Haunted by Drink, 1873

Haunted by Drink, 1873
Ten thousand devils haunt him, day and night; haunt him alike in darkness and in light : the torment of a drunkard portrayed

Background imageThousand Collection: Temple of 1000 Idols

Temple of 1000 Idols
The temple of a thousand idols

Background imageThousand Collection: Snow White / Grimm / Crane

Snow White / Grimm / Crane
Queen thou art of beauty rare, but Snow White living in the glen, with the seven little men, is a thousand times more fair. Date: 1880

Background imageThousand Collection: Eve of Day of Doom 1000

Eve of Day of Doom 1000
The panic caused in the Tenth Century by the belief Satan was about to be let loose to work the misery of men, having been bound for a thousand years (Revelation XX, vs 2, 3)

Background imageThousand Collection: GENERAL SLOCUM BURNS

GENERAL SLOCUM BURNS
The American excursion paddle- steamer catches fire in New Yorks East River, and a thousand passengers - mostly women and children - burn or are drowned

Background imageThousand Collection: Robot Abductor

Robot Abductor
THE REIGN OF THE ROBOTS (Edmond Hamilton) In Chicago, ten thousand years hence, the robots are the masters - but two intrepid time-travellers save the girl

Background imageThousand Collection: Revelations Chapter 20

Revelations Chapter 20
Revelations, Chapter XX, Ver.2 Satan is bound for a thousand years

Background imageThousand Collection: Siege of Vienna 1683

Siege of Vienna 1683
SIEGE OF VIENNA 138 thousand Turks are besieging Vienna when John Sobieski III of Poland comes to the rescue and routs the Turks with enormous losses

Background imageThousand Collection: Paris to New York by Air

Paris to New York by Air
Plans are afoot to set up an aerial passenger service Paris - New York : the aero- express will carry you there in an hour and a half, at a cost of a thousand dollars

Background imageThousand Collection: American Elections

American Elections
A New York polling station in a ward inhabited by the Upper Ten - the ten thousand best people. Lincoln, incumbent president, is by no means their favorite candidate

Background imageThousand Collection: Temple of 10000 Idols

Temple of 10000 Idols
The Temple of Ten Thousand Idols

Background imageThousand Collection: People panic as the Millennium arrives

People panic as the Millennium arrives -- the fearful populace seek refuge in a church



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