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Background imageVisit Collection: St Hilda / Whitby / Reid

St Hilda / Whitby / Reid
SAINT HILDA OF WHITBY Anglo-Saxon abbess, receiving a visit from Caedmon

Background imageVisit Collection: Parade at Cleethorpes

Parade at Cleethorpes
The parade at Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire, packed with parked cars and people making the most of a summer stroll along the sea front, perhaps to visit the big wheel or pier Date: 1951

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys

Queen Elizabeth II and the Kennedys
President John F Kennedy and his wife Jackie, pictured with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at a State dinner party given at Buckingham Palace during a visit by the Kennedys

Background imageVisit Collection: Butterfly illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian

Butterfly illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, engraved by J Mulder, from a visit to Suriname, South America

Background imageVisit Collection: Butterfly illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian

Butterfly illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, engraved by P Sluyter, from a visit to Suriname, South America

Background imageVisit Collection: Scrooge and Marley Ghost

Scrooge and Marley Ghost
Scrooge receives a visit from the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former business partner

Background imageVisit Collection: Dickens / Christmas Carol

Dickens / Christmas Carol
Scrooge receives a visit from the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former business partner

Background imageVisit Collection: Indian State Railways poster

Indian State Railways poster
Visit India tourism poster from Indian State Railways, promoting the delights and sights of Benares (Varanasi) on the banks of the River Ganges in the state of Uttar Pradesh

Background imageVisit Collection: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
One of eighteen photographs of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, mostly passing out parades, 1943-1968. Includes visit by Marshal Alphonse Juin

Background imageVisit Collection: Romanesque altar from Sagas. The Visitation, Nativity and Ad

Romanesque altar from Sagas. The Visitation, Nativity and Ad
Spain. Romanesque art. 12th century. Altar from Sagas. The Visitation, Nativity and Adoration of the Magi. Diocesan and regional Museum of Solsona. Catalonia

Background imageVisit Collection: Firefighters on parade in front of their appliance

Firefighters on parade in front of their appliance during a visit by Queen Elizabeth II to the Headquarters of the London Fire Brigade, Lambeth

Background imageVisit Collection: Liverpool birds eye view, 1886

Liverpool birds eye view, 1886
A magnificent birds eye view of Liverpool from the Mersey in 1886, showing the then-new public buildings, at the time of Queen Victorias visit to the Liverpool Exhibition

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962

Queen Elizabeth II - Visit to Cornwall 1962
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing an appropriately floral hat, smiles happily during a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall farms near Saltash in 1962. Date: 1962

Background imageVisit Collection: Atlantic Islands / Madeira

Atlantic Islands / Madeira
Madeira: looking inviting, with palm trees and flowers

Background imageVisit Collection: David Lloyd George visiting Newport during WW1

David Lloyd George visiting Newport during WW1
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945), British Liberal Prime Minister from 1916 to 1922. Seen here as Minister of Munitions, visiting Newport, Wales

Background imageVisit Collection: Poster advertising Indian State Railways

Poster advertising Indian State Railways, with a view of the Howrah Bridge, Calcutta. Visit India

Background imageVisit Collection: Queens Visit to Uganda

Queens Visit to Uganda
ELIZABETH II arrives with the Duke of Edinburgh who shakes hands with the Mugabi of Ankole at Katunguru during a short visit to Uganda in 1954

Background imageVisit Collection: Star and Stargazer 1926

Star and Stargazer 1926
THE STAR AND THE STAR-GAZER An actress in her dressing room receives a friendly visit from a lover of the theatre

Background imageVisit Collection: King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit departing

King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit departing
An official two-day state visit to the UK by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1927-) and Queen Sirikit (1932-) of Thailand comes to an end, as they depart for Geneva

Background imageVisit Collection: General Lees last visit to Stonewall Jacksons grave

General Lees last visit to Stonewall Jacksons grave. Date 1872

Background imageVisit Collection: Edward VII Hunting Birds

Edward VII Hunting Birds
Edward as Prince of Wales shooting at Birchills Wood during his visit to Chatsworth

Background imageVisit Collection: I had a Little Nut Tree

I had a Little Nut Tree
I had a little nut tree, nothing would it bear but a silver nutmeg & a golden pear The king of Spains daughter came to visit me, all for the sake of my little nut tree

Background imageVisit Collection: Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali
The surrealist artist, Salvador Dali (1904-1989), was photographed with a statuette of the Madonna and Child during a visit to London in 1959. At the time Fleur Cowles was writing a book about him

Background imageVisit Collection: Shah of Persia shooting pigeons

Shah of Persia shooting pigeons
The Shah of Persia - Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, KG (1853-1907) shooting pigeons during a visit to Contrexeville (famous for bottled water) in North east France. Date: circa 1902

Background imageVisit Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales - St. Columb, Cornwall

Diana, Princess of Wales - St. Columb, Cornwall
A portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) visiting St. Columb, Cornwall

Background imageVisit Collection: Island of Vis - Croatia

Island of Vis - Croatia
Vis (Issa) - a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea

Background imageVisit Collection: Sacha Guitry / Wife / 1929

Sacha Guitry / Wife / 1929
SACHA GUITRY French actor and playwright, with his wife Yvonne Printemps during a visit to London

Background imageVisit Collection: Visit the aquarium

Visit the aquarium. Poster promoting aquariums as places to visit, showing jellyfish. Date 1936 or 1937

Background imageVisit Collection: Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka

Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka
Banjaluka, Bosnia Herzegovina - a public water fountain used for washing prior to a visit to the Mosque

Background imageVisit Collection: Wolverton Station royal reception

Wolverton Station royal reception
The reception room at Wolverton train Station, redecorated in honour of Queen Victoria and Prince Alberts visit to the Duke of Buckingham in 1845

Background imageVisit Collection: The Princess Royal and her brother the Duke of Windsor

The Princess Royal and her brother the Duke of Windsor
March 11th, 1953 - The Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII and his younger sister, Princess Mary, the Princess Royal on their arrival in Southampton on the Queen Elizabeth

Background imageVisit Collection: Duchess of York at Training Hostel, Market Harborough

Duchess of York at Training Hostel, Market Harborough
Duchess of York at a Training Hostel, Market Harborough, Leicestershire - part os a scheme fostered jointly by the Imperial

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy

Queen Sirikit of Thailand at the Thai Embassy
An official two-day state visit to the UK by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) (1927-) and Queen Sirikit (1932-) of Thailand - the Queen at the final function of the trip at the Thai Embassy

Background imageVisit Collection: The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Ethiopian Embassy

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Ethiopian Embassy
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arriving at the Ethiopian Embassy for a private dinner party given by the Emperor of Ethiopia (Haile Selassie) during a visit to Britain

Background imageVisit Collection: Poster advertising Travancore State, India

Poster advertising Travancore State, India
Poster by K I Nixon advertising Travancore State, India, with two tigers in the foreground. Printed for the Government of India by G Claridge, Bombay. Date: circa 1930

Background imageVisit Collection: Winston Churchill kissing the Blarney Stone

Winston Churchill kissing the Blarney Stone
Winston Churchill, then First Lord Admiralty, visiting Blarney Castle near Cork where he kissed the famous Blarney Stone Date: 1912

Background imageVisit Collection: Visit to Madeira - The Levada Tunnel

Visit to Madeira - The Levada Tunnel
Black and white lantern slide of men being carried in hammocks out of the entrance of a tunnel built for a levada - an irrigation channel or aqueduct - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira

Background imageVisit Collection: Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre

Margaret Thatcher at Marazion Community Centre
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, enjoying a Cornish pasty and a cup of tea during her visit to Marazion Community Centre, Cornwall. Also present are David Harris MP and the Lady Dowager St Levan

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Elizabeth reviews female LFB dispatch rider, WW2

Queen Elizabeth reviews female LFB dispatch rider, WW2
Visit to LFB by Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth reviews a female dispatch rider at the Lambeth Headquarters of the London Fire Brigade

Background imageVisit Collection: HMS Courageous, British battlecruiser, WW1

HMS Courageous, British battlecruiser, WW1
HMS Courageous, British battlecruiser, launched 1916, served during the latter part of the First World War, converted to use as an aircraft carrier during the late 1920s

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Elizabeth II visits the Vatican

Queen Elizabeth II visits the Vatican
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with Pope John XXIII in the throne room of the Vatican, the meeting coming at the end of a three day State visit to Rome in 1961. Date: 1961

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen Elizabeth II visit coal mine

Queen Elizabeth II visit coal mine
Queen Elizabeth II dressed in protective white overalls to make her first descent into a coal-mine at Rothes Colliery, Fife, Scotland in 1958

Background imageVisit Collection: Queen of Sheba visiting King Solomon

Queen of Sheba visiting King Solomon
King Solomon is visited by Nicaule, Queen of Sheba, in Asia

Background imageVisit Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales in St Columb, Cornwall

Diana, Princess of Wales in St Columb, Cornwall
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997), chatting to a member of the 650th anniversary Pageant cast during a visit to St Columb, Cornwall

Background imageVisit Collection: The Parents Who Came By Charabanc by H. M. Bateman

The Parents Who Came By Charabanc by H. M. Bateman
A young Etonian school boy is aghast to find that his parents decide to travel to the Fourth of June celebrations in a charabanc along with a motley selection of ordinary folk. Date: 1933

Background imageVisit Collection: Visit to Madeira - Funchal Bay from the New Road

Visit to Madeira - Funchal Bay from the New Road
Black and white lantern slide of the Funchal Bay as seen from the New Road - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira. Boswell Collection. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageVisit Collection: Prince Waldemar of Prussia visiting Istanbul

Prince Waldemar of Prussia visiting Istanbul. Waldemar (1889-1945) was the eldest son of Prince Henry of Prussia (younger brother of German Emperor William II) and his wife

Background imageVisit Collection: Our Cats: a domestic history by Louis Wain

Our Cats: a domestic history by Louis Wain
A study of domestic cats, including visit to a cat show by Louis Wain. Date: 1884



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