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Background imageWalls Collection: MEMLING, Hans (1433-1494). Passion of the Christ

MEMLING, Hans (1433-1494). Passion of the Christ. 1840. Flemish art. Oil on wood. ITALY. Turin. Galleria Sabauda (Sabauda Gallery)

Background imageWalls Collection: PONTEFRACT CASTLE, Yorkshire

PONTEFRACT CASTLE, Yorkshire
Bird s-eye view of Pontefract Castle, Yorkshire, as it appeared during the Civil War. Date: 1648

Background imageWalls Collection: England / Ludlow 1950S

England / Ludlow 1950S
Broad Gate, Ludlow, Shropshire, the last of seven gates in the old city walls. The town is on the Welsh borders and played a great part in the Marches history

Background imageWalls Collection: Krak des Chevaliers, famous Crusader Castle near Homs, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers, famous Crusader Castle near Homs, Syria - View from the South West. Although surviving in wonderful condition up to the early 21st century

Background imageWalls Collection: Lucca, Italy

Lucca, Italy
A bird s-eye view town of Lucca in Tuscany showing the fortified walls and street plan

Background imageWalls Collection: Theatre, A Cuckoo in the Nest 1925, Nerman

Theatre, A Cuckoo in the Nest 1925, Nerman
A scene from A Cuckoo in the Nest, a popular farce playing in London in 1925. Here, the impeccable husband is discovered by his wife and in-laws in a ladys bedroom (equally impeccable)

Background imageWalls Collection: Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls

Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls. Date: c.1924

Background imageWalls Collection: Boys outside a sweet shop, Balham, SW London

Boys outside a sweet shop, Balham, SW London
Four boys on the doorstep of a sweet shop in Balham, SW London, with bottled drinks. Date: circa 1961

Background imageWalls Collection: York Minster in winter by Ernest Uden

York Minster in winter by Ernest Uden
The towers of York Minster cathedral viewed by Bootham Bar, from beyond the citys walls

Background imageWalls Collection: Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) - The Old Town

Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) - The Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) -The Old Town Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWalls Collection: Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Porthgain lime workings, Pembrokeshire, West Wales
View of Porthgain lime workings on the Pembrokeshire coast, West Wales. Limestone was shipped in from South Pembrokeshire to produce lime

Background imageWalls Collection: England / Ludlow 1930S

England / Ludlow 1930S
The ancient Shropshire town of Ludlow. Broad Gate, situated on one of its steepest streets, is the last of the seven gates of the old city walls

Background imageWalls Collection: Borley Graffiti

Borley Graffiti
Graffiti from the walls of Borley Rectory : Marianne - light - mass - prayers

Background imageWalls Collection: Sinop - Turkey

Sinop - Turkey
Sinop is a city Ince Burun (Cape Ince), by its Cape Sinop (Sinop Burnu, Boztepe Cape, Boztepe Burnu) which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of Black Sea coast

Background imageWalls Collection: Petrie at Daphne

Petrie at Daphne
The Pharoahs Palace at Daphne being excavated by renowned archaeologist William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853 - 1942) who devoted his life to studying Egyptian culture

Background imageWalls Collection: Rome / Colosseum 1827

Rome / Colosseum 1827
The four-storey structure had a moveable canopy, a safety net to protect the audience, a network of underground tunnels, and floors that could flood for mock sea battles!

Background imageWalls Collection: East View of Old Sarum

East View of Old Sarum
East view of the ancient city and castle of Old Sarum, above Salisbury Plain. The Celts referred to it as Sorviadum meaning the fortress by the gentle river (the River Avon)

Background imageWalls Collection: Paranormal / Mediumship

Paranormal / Mediumship
How apports are supposed to pass through walls thanks to the agency of the spirits

Background imageWalls Collection: Clematis Montana Rubens

Clematis Montana Rubens, a hardy climbing plant of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, with pink flowers. Seen here growing up the side of a house

Background imageWalls Collection: Switzerland - Andeer - decorated house Haus Padrun (1501)

Switzerland - Andeer - decorated house Haus Padrun (1501)
Switzerland - Andeer - decorated house Haus Padrun (Chasa Padrun) (1501). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWalls Collection: Room in Gwen Farrars Chelsea home panelled in pine

Room in Gwen Farrars Chelsea home panelled in pine
A room in the Chelsea home of popular entertainer, Gwen Farrar panelled in pine. The scheme was carried out by Messrs. Ernest Williams, Ltd, of 27 Davies Street, Berkeley Square. Date: 1926

Background imageWalls Collection: Sana a - Yemen - The Bab-Essalam Gate and the Citadel

Sana a - Yemen - The Bab-Essalam Gate and the Citadel Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWalls Collection: Tangiers City Wall, by George Murray

Tangiers City Wall, by George Murray (1875-1933). Date: 1902

Background imageWalls Collection: Union Workhouse, Cuckfield, Sussex

Union Workhouse, Cuckfield, Sussex
The Cuckfield Union workhouse, erected in 1843 on Ardingley Road in Cuckfield, Sussex. The architects, Foden and Parker, produced a less severe design than used in earlier workhouses

Background imageWalls Collection: PARIS IN 1578

PARIS IN 1578
A fascinating plan of the city, showing the inner and outer walls, the suburbs, the islands; the Tuileries, so central today, are actually outside the city wall

Background imageWalls Collection: Jerusalem, Israel - Jaffa Gate

Jerusalem, Israel - Jaffa Gate. early 20th century

Background imageWalls Collection: Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire

Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire
Harry Macdonalds Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Harry MacDonald (a Yorkshireman) came south and brought this cottage for 1, 000 in 1937

Background imageWalls Collection: The Garden Model Village - Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green

The Garden Model Village - Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green
Harry Macdonalds Model Village in the Garden of his Woodcarvers Shop - Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire. Harry MacDonald (a Yorkshireman) came south and brought this cottage for 1

Background imageWalls Collection: Sandown Castle

Sandown Castle - view across rough terrain towards walls. Part of Box 3 Boswell Collection Series of Ancient Britain. Date: circa 1900

Background imageWalls Collection: The Walls of Derry

The Walls of Derry - a perspective view of the walls and cannons, with three boys in the distance. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Londonderry: Londonderry). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageWalls Collection: The ivy-clad walls of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

The ivy-clad walls of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageWalls Collection: Central Stores & Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Glos

Central Stores & Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Glos
Central Stores and Post Office, High Street, Chalford, Gloucestershire. Date: circa 1909

Background imageWalls Collection: Palace of Wonders, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Palace of Wonders, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Palace of Wonders (or House of Wonders, Beit-al-Ajaib), Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanganyika, British East Africa (now Tanzania). It was built in 1883 for the second sultan. Date: late 1920s

Background imageWalls Collection: Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973

Grafiti Wall, Belfast, 1973
?Graf?ti Wall?, Belfast, 1973 - Oil on board, by Ralph Lillford, 1973. Associated with Northern Ireland (1969-2007). During ?the Troubles

Background imageWalls Collection: Illustration, The Cat and Mouse in Partnership

Illustration, The Cat and Mouse in Partnership -- The Cat stole away behind the city walls to the church. Date: 1909

Background imageWalls Collection: Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls (St. Pauls escape)

Damascus, Syria - Ancient Walls (St. Pauls escape)
Damascus, Syria - Ancient Wall - connected (in some way) to the flight of Saint Paul, forced to flee the city under the cover of night after explosive reactions from Jews opposed to his teachings

Background imageWalls Collection: Kamerlengo Castle / Fortress at Trogir, Croatia

Kamerlengo Castle / Fortress at Trogir, Croatia
View of Kamerlengo Castle/Fortress at Trogir, Croatia. Built by the Republic of Venice Date: circa 1907

Background imageWalls Collection: View of the Church of St Olaf - Tallinn, Estonia (Reval)

View of the Church of St Olaf - Tallinn, Estonia (Reval). The building was actually the tallest structure in the world for 76 years between 1549 and 1625

Background imageWalls Collection: Barcelona (19th c. ). Geometrical map, by Jos項

Barcelona (19th c. ). Geometrical map, by Jos項
Barcelona (19th c.). Geometrical map, by Jos頍 as y Vila. SPAIN. Barcelona. Historical Archive of Barcelona

Background imageWalls Collection: Harrow School - 4th Form Room

Harrow School - 4th Form Room, with panelled walls covered with the carved graffiti signatures of generations of students, including the signatures of Byron, Palmerston and Archbishop Trench

Background imageWalls Collection: Ankara - Turkey

Ankara - Turkey
Ankara. The capital city and administrative centre of Turkey, located in Central Anatolia. Established before 1200BC by the Hittites

Background imageWalls Collection: The Fortified City of Mandalay, Burma, 1945

The Fortified City of Mandalay, Burma, 1945
Aerial photograph showing the moat and inner walls of the fortified city of Mandalay, also known as Fort Dufferin, in the kingdom of Burma, 1945

Background imageWalls Collection: THE ACROPOLIS, MYCENAE

THE ACROPOLIS, MYCENAE
A general view of the Acropolis at Mycenae. The primary remains at the site are the walls and tombs. The Palace has been almost totally destroyed over time

Background imageWalls Collection: Siege of Duras 1377

Siege of Duras 1377
The French lay siege to the town of Duras, storming the walls with scaling-ladders while artillerymen bombard the walls with mortars, bowmen with crossbows

Background imageWalls Collection: Schliemann at Mycenae

Schliemann at Mycenae
Schliemanns excavations at Mycenae. The famed shaft graves are pictured in the middle circle, with Schliemanns large scale excavations on the right

Background imageWalls Collection: Jerusalem Wheat Market

Jerusalem Wheat Market
Traders have come from far and wide on their camels to attend the wheat market, held by the city walls

Background imageWalls Collection: Hissarlik (Troy) Digging

Hissarlik (Troy) Digging
A clear example of the excavation style of Heinrich Schliemann at Hissarlik, cutting through later occupation levels, actually missing Homerian deposits!

Background imageWalls Collection: Entrance at Troy (Ruins)

Entrance at Troy (Ruins)
An entranceway through the Cyclopean walls of Gergis, Bournabashi at Troad (Troy/Hissarlik), the site of Ancient Troy excavated by Heinrich Schliemann



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