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Uprising Collection

Background imageUprising Collection: Overhead view of Dublin during the Easter Rising

Overhead view of Dublin during the Easter Rising
A birds eye view of Dublin looking westward up the River Liffey, showing positions held by the Sinn Feiners during the Easter Rising in April 1916

Background imageUprising Collection: Queen Boudicca inciting the Britons to revolt

Queen Boudicca inciting the Britons to revolt
Queen Boudicca of the Iceni tribe inciting the Britons to revolt against Roman domination. circa 60 AD

Background imageUprising Collection: History of England. Peasants revolt led by Wat Tyler in 138

History of England. Peasants revolt led by Wat Tyler in 1381. Meeting between Wat Tyler and the revolutionary priest John Ball. Detail. Miniature of the 15th century by Froissart

Background imageUprising Collection: 1857 Mutiny / Rebel Sepoys

1857 Mutiny / Rebel Sepoys
Rebel sepoys

Background imageUprising Collection: Siege of Lucknow

Siege of Lucknow
Lieutenant Macpherson leads a a charge by the 78th Highlanders to capture enemy guns at Lucknow. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageUprising Collection: American Indians. Sitting Bull addressing a meeting of brave

American Indians. Sitting Bull addressing a meeting of brave
Sitting was an inspirational Sioux Chief, who together with Crazy Horse, defeated Custer and tried to prevent the American Indians being forced into reservations

Background imageUprising 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 imageUprising Collection: Visiting Day at Richmond Barracks, Dublin Uprising, 1916

Visiting Day at Richmond Barracks, Dublin Uprising, 1916
Relatives of prisoners taken during the Irish Rebellion were allowed to visit the barracks three times a week. They are shown here handing through the barbed wire presents they have brought with

Background imageUprising Collection: Attack on the Wexford Rebels, Ireland, 26 May 1798, in response to an uprising at Oulart

Attack on the Wexford Rebels, Ireland, 26 May 1798, in response to an uprising at Oulart Hill led by Father John Murphy (visible on the far right). Date: 1798

Background imageUprising Collection: Rebecca Riots in South Wales against toll gate charges

Rebecca Riots in South Wales against toll gate charges
Rebecca Riots in South Wales against excessive toll gate charges - many of the rioters were men dressed as women. Date: 1843

Background imageUprising Collection: Miss Smith, heroine of seige of Legation Quarter, Peking

Miss Smith, heroine of seige of Legation Quarter, Peking
Miss Smith, heroine of the seige of the Legation Quarter, Peking, China

Background imageUprising Collection: Refugees from the Boxer Uprising, Tianjin, China

Refugees from the Boxer Uprising, Tianjin, China

Background imageUprising Collection: Refugees from Boxer Uprising, Chefoo, China

Refugees from Boxer Uprising, Chefoo, China

Background imageUprising Collection: Rerum sicularum libri VIII, by Nicolai Specialis

Rerum sicularum libri VIII, by Nicolai Specialis (Nicola Speciale, 14th century historian of Sicilian origin). In his work he described the deeds of the kings of the Crown of Aragon

Background imageUprising Collection: Barcinonensium. Marca Hispanica sive limes hispanicus

Barcinonensium. Marca Hispanica sive limes hispanicus. Book written in Latin by Pierre de Marca (1594-1662). In 1656 he was commissioned to formalise the border treaty between the kingdoms of France

Background imageUprising Collection: Marca Hispanica sive limes hispanicus

Marca Hispanica sive limes hispanicus
Illustrisimo Viro Ioanni Baptistae Colberto, marquis de Seignelay (1651-1690). Marca Hispanica sive limes hispanicus. Book written in Latin by Pierre de Marca (1594-1662)

Background imageUprising Collection: The Trial of Louis Riel, Regina, Canada

The Trial of Louis Riel, Regina, Canada
The Courtroom Trial of Louis Riel in Regina, North-Western Territory, Canada. He was on trial for his leadership of the North-West Rebellion of Spring 1885, in which the Metis people

Background imageUprising Collection: A Detachment of Krakusi by Piotr Michalowski (1800-1855)

A Detachment of Krakusi by Piotr Michalowski (1800-1855)
Piotr Michalowski (1800-1855). Polish painter. A Detachment of Krakusi.19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageUprising Collection: Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817) in Raclawice, 1888

Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817) in Raclawice, 1888
Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746-1817). Polish General. Kosciuszko in Raclawice, 1888, by Jan Matejko (1838-1893). Kosciuszko led the Polish troops against the Russian Empire at the Battle of Raclawice

Background imageUprising Collection: Vintage Photograph China c. 1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising

Vintage Photograph China c. 1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising, Yihetuan Movement - image from an album of a British
Vintage Photograph China c.1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising, Yihetuan Movement - image from an album of a British soldier who took part of the supression of the uprising - Liugong Island

Background imageUprising Collection: German Peasants War (1524-1525)

German Peasants War (1524-1525). Fires and looting by the German reformer, Thomas Muntzer (1491-1525) and his people during the rebellion. Colored engraving. 19th century

Background imageUprising Collection: France. 1848, 23 to 25 February Revolution. Engraving

France. 1848, 23 to 25 February Revolution. Engraving
France. 1848, 22-24 February Revolution, uprising of students, workers and National Guard to force the abdication of the king and proclaim the Second Republic. Engraving

Background imageUprising Collection: Turkish atrocities in Bulgaria - 25th Anniversary card

Turkish atrocities in Bulgaria - 25th Anniversary card
Turkish atrocities during the April Uprising in Bulgaria - 25th Anniversary card (published 1901). The inset pictures shows Todor Kableshkov (1851-1876)

Background imageUprising Collection: Spain. Civil War. Demonstration in Madrid

Spain. Civil War. Demonstration in Madrid calling to mobilization against the milutary uprising (July 1936). SPAIN. CASTILE AND LEON. Salamanca. Archivo Hist󲩣o Nacional

Background imageUprising Collection: Jack Cade's Stone - Heathfield, East Sussex

Jack Cade's Stone - Heathfield, East Sussex
A stone at Heathfield, East Sussex, marking the spot where rebel Jack Cade was slain by Alexander Iden, Sheriff of Kent on 12th July 1450

Background imageUprising Collection: CHINA. THE BOXER REBELLION

CHINA. THE BOXER REBELLION
China. The Boxer Rebellion. Siege of Peking (14th and 15th August 1900). Engraving. Date: 1900

Background imageUprising Collection: UPRISING AT GHENT - 4

UPRISING AT GHENT - 4
The White Hood rebellion in Ghent : Oliver d'Auterme retaliates on the mariners of Ghent for his brother's death during the conflict. Date: 1379

Background imageUprising Collection: SHAHZADAGHS/CAPTURE/1857

SHAHZADAGHS/CAPTURE/1857
The capture and death of the Shahzadaghs. Date: 1857

Background imageUprising Collection: 1857 MUTINY/AFTER BATTLE

1857 MUTINY/AFTER BATTLE
The dead tended after a battle. Date: 1857- 1858

Background imageUprising Collection: Battle of Prestonpans

Battle of Prestonpans
The death of Colonel Gardiner, on the field of Prestonpans, Scotland during the Jacobite Uprising Date: 21 September 1745

Background imageUprising Collection: Vintage Photograph China c. 1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising

Vintage Photograph China c. 1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising
Vintage Photograph China c.1900 - Boxer rebellion or uprising, Yihetuan Movement - image from an album of a British soldier who took part of the supression of the uprising - Boxer hold-out near Anting

Background imageUprising Collection: Arrest of one of the Illustrated London Newss special artists, Melton Prior

Arrest of one of the Illustrated London Newss special artists, Melton Prior, at Ragusa (Dubrovnik) by Austrian police where he was detained a short time. Date: 1875

Background imageUprising Collection: Ladies in crinolines embracing in front of a coach

Ladies in crinolines embracing in front of a coach
Ladies in crinolines embracing in front of a gate, 19th century. Betsey Shannon and Lucy Somersville kiss and hug outside Beldon Hall

Background imageUprising Collection: 44th Regiment at Gundamuck

44th Regiment at Gundamuck
In 1841 the 44th was in Kabul where uprising endangered the garrison. Constantly attacked, without shelter or food, the force waded in deep snow through narrow passes for four days trying to reach

Background imageUprising Collection: Scene of the Massacre, Glencoe, Scotland

Scene of the Massacre, Glencoe, Scotland
Scene of the Massacre (February 1692, following the Jacobite Uprising), Glencoe, Scotland. Date: circa 1905

Background imageUprising Collection: America - Shays Rebellion

America - Shays Rebellion
Shays Rebellion was an armed uprising - Protesters Watching A Debtor In A Scuffle With A Tax Collector By The Courthouse At Springfield, Massachusetts Date: 1786

Background imageUprising Collection: LENIN AT PETROGRAD 1917

LENIN AT PETROGRAD 1917
Lenin, just arrived from Finland, addresses the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party at Petrograd, calling for an armed uprising. Stalin is also present. Date: 23 October 1917

Background imageUprising Collection: STALIN IN 1917

STALIN IN 1917
Stalin, at the Sixth Congress of the Russian Social- Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks) urges the necessity to prepare for an armed uprising. Date: August 1917

Background imageUprising Collection: The French enter Naples and fights the rebellious populace in the streets

The French enter Naples and fights the rebellious populace in the streets. Date: January 1799

Background imageUprising Collection: UPRISING AT FRANKFURT A premature attempt to establish constitutional government in

UPRISING AT FRANKFURT A premature attempt to establish constitutional government in Germany leads to riots at Frankfurt but is quashed by the authorities Date: 3 April 1833

Background imageUprising Collection: France. Liberal Revolution, 1848. National Assembly invaded

France. Liberal Revolution, 1848. National Assembly invaded
France. Liberal Revolution, 1848. Popular uprising to force the abdication of King Louis Philippe of Orleans and proclaim the Second Republic (Days 22 to 24 February)

Background imageUprising Collection: Forging pikes in Ireland 1848

Forging pikes in Ireland 1848
Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848, Irish men in a forge making pikes. Date: July 1848

Background imageUprising Collection: DELUDED COMMUNISTS

DELUDED COMMUNISTS
Deluded Russian peasants at Vladivostok parading with banners of Lenin (left), Marx (centre) and Trotsky (right), when an uprising against Bolshevism seemed imminent. Date: early 1930s

Background imageUprising Collection: UPRISING IN VIENNA

UPRISING IN VIENNA
An uprising in Vienna Date: 25 July 1934

Background imageUprising Collection: 1857 MUTINY / OFFICERS

1857 MUTINY / OFFICERS
British officers rejoining their regiment at great speed. Date: 1857

Background imageUprising Collection: Wrecked Scottish Express at Creamlington - General Strike

Wrecked Scottish Express at Creamlington - General Strike
Wrecked Scottish Express at Creamlington, Northumberland - Deliberate derailment attributed to strikers during the General Strike. Date: 1926

Background imageUprising Collection: 500th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc - Re-enactment

500th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc - Re-enactment
500th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc in 1412 - Historic Cortege of May 7th. Re-enactment Men of the people carrying attack machines (Siege equipment?). Date: 1912

Background imageUprising Collection: Morocco - Locomotive destroyed by Arabs - Chaouia uprising

Morocco - Locomotive destroyed by Arabs - Chaouia uprising
Morocco - Locomotive destroyed by Arabs during the uprising in the Chaouia region, in which railroads were targetted. Date: 1907



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