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Background imageThrow Collection: Ju-Jitsu suffragette

Ju-Jitsu suffragette
If you want to earn some time throw a policeman! The Ju-Jitsu suffragette shows how a policeman may be tackled. Mrs Garrud, the well-known suffragette

Background imageThrow Collection: Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron

Macbeth / Witches / Cauldron
Act IV, Scene I The witches in their cavern, gathered around the boiling cauldron; " in the poisn d entrails throw"

Background imageThrow Collection: The Evening Prayer

The Evening Prayer: There is a dog who loves his Master so, He always goes with him wherever he may go, And even when he kneels to say his Evening Prayer, This faithful friend is by his bedside there!

Background imageThrow Collection: Boston Tea Party 1773

Boston Tea Party 1773
Boston citizens, dressed as Indians, board English ships and throw tea chests into the harbour in protest against taxation

Background imageThrow Collection: Defenestration of Prague

Defenestration of Prague
THE DEFENESTRATION OF PRAGUE Bohemian protestants, angry when Catholics destroy two of their churches, throw royal officials from the palace windows

Background imageThrow Collection: Woman police officer in self-defence exercise

Woman police officer in self-defence exercise
Woman police officer (Moya Wood-Heath) taking part in a self-defence demonstration exercise at an outdoor event, watched by spectators. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageThrow Collection: Witches Sabbat (Picart)

Witches Sabbat (Picart)
Satan presides while dancers cavort before him, the cooks throw babies into the stewpot and diners enjoy a nourishing cannibal feast

Background imageThrow Collection: A Christmastide morning

A Christmastide morning
Front cover illustration from the Christmas edition of The Sphere, 1933 by Van Jones, showing a snowy scene on Christmas morning

Background imageThrow Collection: Cicero V Verres

Cicero V Verres
Cicero leads the opposition against Verres, governor of Sicily, who will throw up his defence and take flight

Background imageThrow Collection: Polish revolt against Russian domination

Polish revolt against Russian domination
During the November Uprising, also known as the Cadet Revolution (1830-1831), Polish patriots attempt (unsuccessfully) to throw off Russian domination

Background imageThrow Collection: Children Throw Bricks

Children Throw Bricks
The new housing is built, but theres no provision for the young : except a waste land strewn with bricks and stones for them to chuck at one another or at passers-by

Background imageThrow Collection: Defenestration of Prague

Defenestration of Prague
THE DEFENESTRATION OF PRAGUE Bohemian protestants, angry when Catholics destroy two of their churches, throw royal officials from the palace windows

Background imageThrow Collection: Blackheath v Rosslyn Park rugby match

Blackheath v Rosslyn Park rugby match
A throw in at the first match of the Blackheath teams Jubilee year, against Rosslyn Park (in light and dark stripes), a north London team

Background imageThrow Collection: Playing Darts, Worcestershire

Playing Darts, Worcestershire
A young boy playing darts, his board nailed to an outdoor pole, outside the Fleet (Arms?) pub, Worcestershire. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageThrow Collection: Throwing snowballs

Throwing snowballs
A group of cheeky monks, step outside of their monastery to throw snowballs and unsuspecting passers-by

Background imageThrow Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Hammer

Olympics / 1932 / Hammer
Hammer: O Callaghan (Eire) wins with a throw of 53.92 metres

Background imageThrow Collection: Throwing the Life-Line

Throwing the Life-Line
A member of the lifeboat crew wearing a cork flotation jacket is about to throw out the life-line during a rescue

Background imageThrow Collection: An Incident in the Attack on Bomarsund, Crimean War, 21 June 1854

An Incident in the Attack on Bomarsund, Crimean War, 21 June 1854. During the battle a shell landed on board. Charles Davis Lucas threw it back overboard, and it exploded before reaching water

Background imageThrow Collection: Egyptian Cave Painting

Egyptian Cave Painting

Background imageThrow Collection: Elizabeth, Duchess of York attempts to knock down a coconut

Elizabeth, Duchess of York attempts to knock down a coconut
Elizabeth, Duchess of York (1900-2002) (later Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) attempts to knock down a coconut at the coconut shies at the Fresh Air Fund annual outing in Epping Forest

Background imageThrow Collection: At The Fair, Massacre Of The Innocents

At The Fair, Massacre Of The Innocents
A comical illustration displaying the scene of an unfortunate man being hit in the face by the back swing of a man preparing his throw at coconut shy, or some other fun fair game. Date: circa 1901

Background imageThrow Collection: Roman weapon. Onager. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883

Roman weapon. Onager. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883
Onager. It was an imperial Roman torsion powered siege engine. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imageThrow Collection: Throwing Mills Grenades in Trenches 1917

Throwing Mills Grenades in Trenches 1917
Drawing showing the proper way in which a hand grenade should be thrown, safety pin removed, holding the lever down then pulling back, and lobbing it high into the air towards the enemies trenches

Background imageThrow Collection: Cartoon, O'er Neilson's Tomb

Cartoon, O'er Neilson's Tomb -- lawyers and others throw up their hats in jubilation. A parody of a popular ballad, O'er Nelson's Tomb, written by the tenor John Braham

Background imageThrow Collection: Nationalist Soldiers throwing grenades at Battle of the Ebro

Nationalist Soldiers throwing grenades at Battle of the Ebro
Photograph showing two Nationalist soldiers about to throw grenades at Republican troops during the Battle of the Ebro; Spanish Civil War, 1938. Date: 1938

Background imageThrow Collection: JEWISH FUNERAL

JEWISH FUNERAL
EUROPEAN JEWS bury their dead, those who attend the funeral throw mould upon the corpse (probably at Amsterdam) Date: 1737

Background imageThrow Collection: Mitaine Dead Paranormal Apparitions Traditional

Mitaine Dead Paranormal Apparitions Traditional
mitaine, dead, paranormal, apparitions, traditional, ghosts, 9th, century, encounters, column, holding, candles, throw, light, let, pass, the, of, and, a, they, but, which, no, 10056137

Background imageThrow Collection: Comic postcard, Woman falls from window into dustbin Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Woman falls from window into dustbin Date: 20th century

Background imageThrow Collection: Good Luck postcard, Bride and groom leaving church

Good Luck postcard, Bride and groom leaving church Date: 20th century

Background imageThrow Collection: Circumstantial Evidences by John Hassall

Circumstantial Evidences by John Hassall
Oh you naughty boy! I saw you throw it! Falling snow from a nearby roof has suddenly landed on top of a bemused woman in a large heap, as a innocent boy passes by. Date: 1909

Background imageThrow Collection: Governor Landenberg, medieval Switzerland

Governor Landenberg, medieval Switzerland. The local peasants present him with customary gifts of chickens, goats, and baskets of wool. Balio di Landerberg

Background imageThrow Collection: The Sultan watching young men battle with tomac

The Sultan watching young men battle with tomac
The Sultan in his Kiosk watching young officers and pages battle with tomak, wool balls on strips of leather. Esercizio del Tomac

Background imageThrow Collection: Scottish traveller John o Arnha fighting a Kelpy

Scottish traveller John o Arnha fighting a Kelpy or monster with a cudgel. Three witches flying on broomsticks. A stalwart monster, huge in size, Did streight frae out the river rise

Background imageThrow Collection: Sifting tea, China

Sifting tea, China. Date: 1851

Background imageThrow Collection: Birthday Card, rabbit snowballed by squirrels

Birthday Card, rabbit snowballed by squirrels. 20th century

Background imageThrow Collection: Medieval men playing the game of franc-carreau

Medieval men playing the game of franc-carreau, by throwing a coin onto a square, others playing a similar game with a round tile

Background imageThrow Collection: Boys playing variants of marbles: rangette and fossette

Boys playing variants of marbles: rangette and fossette
Boys playing variants of marbles: la rangette, wherein they try to win other players marbles, and la fossette, wherein they try to throw as many marbles into a hole as possible

Background imageThrow Collection: Old men playing petit palet or shove ha penny

Old men playing petit palet or shove ha penny in a park, 18th century. Lithograph from Henry Rene Allemagnes Sports and Games of Skill (Sports et Jeux d Adresse), Librairie Hachette, Paris, 1903

Background imageThrow Collection: The game of tonneau or barrel

The game of tonneau or barrel
The game of tonneau (a throwing game where players try to throw pellets into a barrel with small holes in the top). Handcoloured lithograph after Decamps from Henry Rene Allemagnes Sports

Background imageThrow Collection: Rugby R. H. Guest Waterloo and England

Rugby R. H. Guest Waterloo and England
R. H. Guest, rugby player for Waterloo and England, preparing to throw in during the County Championships between Lancashire and Eastern Counties. The match was described by Louis T

Background imageThrow Collection: Editor in the throws of composition

Editor in the throws of composition
Cartoon, Literary Study - an editor in the throws (throes) of composition. 1898

Background imageThrow Collection: Wedding tradition, Throwing the Slipper

Wedding tradition, Throwing the Slipper. 19th century

Background imageThrow Collection: Three cats in the snow on a Christmas postcard

Three cats in the snow on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageThrow Collection: Golden Santa Claus with snowballs on a Christmas postcard

Golden Santa Claus with snowballs on a Christmas postcard. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageThrow Collection: Boy with cat and birds on a cutout Christmas card

Boy with cat and birds on a cutout Christmas card. circa 1890s

Background imageThrow Collection: German print - Four Seasons - Winter

German print - Four Seasons - Winter
German print - Four Seasons, children in a winter scene, with a snowman and sleds. 19th century

Background imageThrow Collection: Scottish rebel against English Prayer Book

Scottish rebel against English Prayer Book
The congregation rise up against the imposition of the Scottish Episcopal Book of Common Prayer as demanded by King Charles I and Archbishop Laud

Background imageThrow Collection: Albert, Duke of York - ex-Servicemens fete - Hall Place

Albert, Duke of York - ex-Servicemens fete - Hall Place
Prince Albert, Duke of York (future King George VI) (1895-1952) - at Hall Place, Bexley for the Glentworth ex-Servicemens fete - enthusiastically throwing at Aunt Sally Date: 1920



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