A aerial view of Pateley Bridge in North Yorkshire, viewed from the west. Landmarks include the parish church (just left of centre) and the long three-story union workhouse building nearby - now the home of the Nidderdale Museum. The now dismantled railway runs along the bottom of the picture, with the River Nidd just visible at the bottom right corner. Date: Date unknown
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
The King of Ashanti's Palace at Kumasi, 1874
The King of Ashanti's palace at Kumasi, the Ashanti capital, viewed from the east in 1874 towards the end of the second Ashanti War (1873-74). In 1873, after decades of an uneasy relationship between the British and the Acing people of central Ghana, the British attacked and virtually destroyed the Asanti capital of Kumasi, and officially declared Ghana a crown colony on 24 July 1874.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Chipping Campden 1940S
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, viewed through the arch of the 17th century Wool Hall. It was once the centre of the Cotswolds wool trade.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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