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Tribes Collection

Background imageTribes Collection: Roman Britain Map

Roman Britain Map
A map depicting the network of Roman settlements in Britain

Background imageTribes Collection: Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais

Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais
Photograph of members of the Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais (short spears) and shields, 1879 (c). The NNC was formed in 1878 to bolster the defences of the British colony of Natal

Background imageTribes Collection: Roman Britain Map

Roman Britain Map
A map depicting the network of Roman settlements in Britain

Background imageTribes Collection: Suicide on the Little Big Horn

Suicide on the Little Big Horn. Custers Last Stand in 1876 when he led the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army into battle with the Lakota

Background imageTribes Collection: Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti

Fante Soldiers serving with the British against the Ashanti
Soldiers from the Fante tribe who served under the British in their war against the Ashanti empire on the Gold Coast. In 1873

Background imageTribes Collection: Map of Pre-Roman Brits

Map of Pre-Roman Brits
A map showing the distribution of tribes in pre- Roman Britain

Background imageTribes Collection: Pueblo Pots

Pueblo Pots
Pots of the Pueblo peoples of Arizona and New Mexico : the five lower pieces are prehistoric, the rest are of late 19th century Hopi and other tribes

Background imageTribes Collection: Ulla Street Boot Boys. Middlesbrough 1970s

Ulla Street Boot Boys. Middlesbrough 1970s 1970s

Background imageTribes Collection: Affray of rival Aboriginal tribes, three miles from Brisbane in New South Wales

Affray of rival Aboriginal tribes, three miles from Brisbane in New South Wales, Australia. The Illustrated London News notes with undisguised disgust

Background imageTribes Collection: The Royal Tour of Ghana

The Royal Tour of Ghana
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on a tour of Ghana, showing their arrival and welcome at Accra airport, and various scenes from the tour itself

Background imageTribes Collection: Roman bridge over the River Rhine, Germany

Roman bridge over the River Rhine, Germany. Built by Julius Caesar and his legions using timber pilings and beams during the Gallic War. Ponte gettato sul Reno

Background imageTribes Collection: Young Native American woman drinks at a stream

Young Native American woman drinks at a stream

Background imageTribes Collection: Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz

Zulu war. St Peters, Bishop Colensos church at Pietermaritz
John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal, rocked the establishment with his radical theological views and his support for the Zulu tribes

Background imageTribes Collection: Primitive Stone Age people, Kazakhstan area

Primitive Stone Age people, Kazakhstan area
Primitive Stone Age people using ancient fire lighting methods. In the background are foragers harvesting. 8700-2000 BCE

Background imageTribes Collection: Mammoth hunt, Stone Age in Kazakhstan area

Mammoth hunt, Stone Age in Kazakhstan area
Stone Age tribal people in the Kazakhstan area, hunting a large mammoth with spears in the snow. 8700-2000 BCE

Background imageTribes Collection: Costumes of the Kings of the Hebrews

Costumes of the Kings of the Hebrews. King Saul of Israel and Judah in purple cape over white robes kneels before Hebrew rabbi and menorah candlelanbrum. Abiti de Re, &c

Background imageTribes Collection: Four young women of the Atayal tribe, Formosa (Taiwan)

Four young women of the Atayal tribe, Formosa (Taiwan)
Four young women of the Atayal (Tayal, Tayan) tribe, Formosa (now Taiwan). They were based around the mountainous region to the north of the island, which was at this time a Japanese province

Background imageTribes Collection: Young woman of the Atayal tribe, Formosa (Taiwan)

Young woman of the Atayal tribe, Formosa (Taiwan)
Young woman of the Atayal (Tayal, Tayan) tribe, Formosa (now Taiwan). The tattoos on her face show that she has reached maturity and is a marriageable member of society

Background imageTribes Collection: Three young women of the Kalabit tribe, Borneo, SE Asia

Three young women of the Kalabit tribe, Borneo, SE Asia
Three young women of the Kalabit (Kelabit) tribe, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) -- women of this tribe are all tattooed when they reach the age of sixteen

Background imageTribes Collection: Bringing ivory to the wagons, South Africa, c. 1863

Bringing ivory to the wagons, South Africa, c. 1863
Engraving from a sketch by Thomas Baines, made while travelling in South Africa with explorer and elephant hunter James Chapman in around 1862-3

Background imageTribes Collection: Ancient horse breeders, Kazakhstan

Ancient horse breeders, Kazakhstan
Kazakh men of an ancient tribe on horseback, leading a herd of horses through the steppe

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars - Titus Labienus hatches a trap

Gallic Wars - Titus Labienus hatches a trap
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Titus Labienus hatches a trap to get the Treveri to cross the river before his troops, attacking them later. Engraving

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Ambiorix, leader of the Eburons t

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Ambiorix, leader of the Eburons tribe, joins the Hainaut and Namur tribes, attacks the camp of Quintus Tullius Cicero and sets fire to it. Engraving

Background imageTribes Collection: Quintus Titurius Sabinus and Arunculcius Cotta are attacked

Quintus Titurius Sabinus and Arunculcius Cotta are attacked
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Quintus Titurius Sabinus and Arunculcius Cotta, attacked by Ambiorix, forming their troops in a circle. Engraving

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar attacks the Germanic camp

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar attacks the Germanic camp
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar led his troops across the Rhine in 55 BC for a punitive expedition against the Germanic tribes

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar's campaign against the Belgae in 57 B.C. Battle of the Sambre (July 57 BC). Confrontation between Julius Caesar's legions

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). The battle of the Aisne (57 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). The battle of the Aisne (57 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Caesar's campaign against the Belgae in 57 BC. The battle of the Aisne (57 BC). The Belgic tribes cross the Aisne River through the right

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC)

Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC)
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). First campaign against the Germanic tribes (58 BC). Battle of Vosges (58 BC). Combat between the Germanic tribe of the Suebi under the command of Ariovistus against six

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars - Ariovistus, Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry

Gallic Wars - Ariovistus, Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). First campaign against the Germanic tribes (58 BC). Ariovistus, the Suebi leader, deploys his cavalry

Background imageTribes Collection: Campaign against the Helvetii (58 BC)

Campaign against the Helvetii (58 BC). Defeat of the Helvetii and pursuit of Caesar. Engraving. Commentaires de Cesar, avec des notes historiques, critiques et militaires by Count Turpin de Crisse

Background imageTribes Collection: Caesar's position to receive the Helvetii

Caesar's position to receive the Helvetii
Campaign against the Helvetii (58 BC). Caesar's position to receive the Helvetii advancing towards him. Engraving. Commentaires de Cesar, avec des notes historiques

Background imageTribes Collection: Defeat of a quarter of the Swiss in the Saone pass

Defeat of a quarter of the Swiss in the Saone pass
Campaign against the Helvetii (58 BC). Defeat of a quarter of the Helvetii in the Saone pass. Engraving. Commentaires de Cesar, avec des notes historiques, critiques et militaires

Background imageTribes Collection: Gallic Wars. The Helvetii's attempt to cross the Rhine

Gallic Wars. The Helvetii's attempt to cross the Rhine
Gallic Wars (58 BC-50 BC). Campaign against the Helvetii (58 BC). The Helvetii's attempt to cross the Rhine and Caesar's entrenchments. Engraving

Background imageTribes Collection: Idol Vitzliputzli (Huitzilopochtli). Mexican idol

Idol Vitzliputzli (Huitzilopochtli). Mexican idol. Engraving. Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional

Background imageTribes Collection: Human sacrifices in the Country of the Bakutis

Human sacrifices in the Country of the Bakutis
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Human sacrifices in the country of the Bakutis, near the Equator station. Chromolithography

Background imageTribes Collection: Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous

Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Bangala indigenous. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTribes Collection: Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River

Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River
History of Africa. 19th century. Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River. Engraving by Hildibrand. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTribes Collection: Capture of Isfahan, Persian Constitutional Revolution

Capture of Isfahan, Persian Constitutional Revolution
The capture of Isfahan by Bakhtiari Tribesmen during the Persian Constitutional Revolution (1905-1911). The revolution led to a change from from an absolute monarchic system to a parliamentary one

Background imageTribes Collection: Timucua Indian tribe

Timucua Indian tribe
History of the United States. 16th century French expedition. Florida. Timucua Indian tribe. Traditional architecture of the indigenous villages, with the installation of a defensive palisade

Background imageTribes Collection: Northern Barbarians. Engraving. Later colouration

Northern Barbarians. Engraving. Later colouration
Ancient Age. Northern Barbarians. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2020

Background imageTribes Collection: The Lamentable Apostolic Mission, 1866, by Wojciech Gerson

The Lamentable Apostolic Mission, 1866, by Wojciech Gerson
Wojciech Gerson (1831-1901). Polish painter. The Lamentable Apostolic Mission, 1866. This painting depicts a scene from a period of conquering pagan Polabian Slavs by Christian Germanic tribes

Background imageTribes Collection: RACIAL/FLORIDA INDIANS

RACIAL/FLORIDA INDIANS
Widows of Florida who having lost their husbands in the wars beg the King for his assistance; in the background, hermaphrodites attend to the sick and bury the dead Date: 1564

Background imageTribes Collection: SHRUNKEN HEADS

SHRUNKEN HEADS
Shrunken heads or Tsanta, prepared by the Jivaro tribes who believe that they hold magical powers and symbolic significance Date:

Background imageTribes Collection: Kola Dancers. India

Kola Dancers. India
Vintage 19th century photograph: Kola tribal dancers, Munda-speaking peoples, NE India

Background imageTribes Collection: Jemadars and Lumbardars 1860-1863

Jemadars and Lumbardars 1860-1863, Shepherd & Robertson, Indian types

Background imageTribes Collection: People of India, portaits of Indian tribes and races

People of India, portaits of Indian tribes and races
Vintage 19th century photograph: The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress

Background imageTribes Collection: Mandinka man playing a balafon with sticks

Mandinka man playing a balafon with sticks
Mandinka man playing a balafon or gourd xylophone with sticks. In the background, men sit outside a hut or granary near a river. A negro playing on the balafo

Background imageTribes Collection: Magistrates from an ancient Etruscan urn

Magistrates from an ancient Etruscan urn. President with curule seat, four praetors or judges in short-sleeved tunics. Urna Etrusca rappresentante alcuni magistrati



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