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Witness Collection

Background imageWitness Collection: Marriage certificate, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Marriage certificate, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip
Marriage certificate of Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor (Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II) and Philip Mountbatten (Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh)

Background imageWitness Collection: The Admission by H. M. Bateman

The Admission by H. M. Bateman
A courtroom erupts into laughter as a defendant in a witness box admits the truth. Date: 1931

Background imageWitness Collection: Lord Howard de Walden in libel suit

Lord Howard de Walden in libel suit
Lord Howard de Walden (Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden, 4th Baron Seaford, 1880-1946) in the witness box

Background imageWitness Collection: Elizabeth Brownrigg

Elizabeth Brownrigg (1720-1767) was an 18th-century English murderer. Her victim, Mary Clifford, was one of her domestic servants, who died from cumulative injuries and associated infected wounds

Background imageWitness Collection: Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs

Ypres Battlefield Markers and signs
Over the 40 years that we have been writing about these battlefields, there has been many attempts to signpost the places of interest

Background imageWitness Collection: Christening of Prince Peter of Yugoslavia

Christening of Prince Peter of Yugoslavia (1923-1970) in October 1923 in Belgrade.Albert, Duke of York (1895-1952) (later King George VI) acted as Chief Witness as he did at King Alexanders wedding

Background imageWitness Collection: The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North

The Sinking of the the Scharnhorst at the Battle of North
Illustration showing the German Battlecruiser Scharnhorst listing to starboard as she sank at the end of the Battle of North Cape, approximately 7.30pm on 26th December 1943

Background imageWitness Collection: HMS Stalker, a Mk. III LST

HMS Stalker, a Mk. III LST
HMS Stalker, a Mark III LST (Landing Ship, Tank), previously known as LST 3515, seen at the Pounds of Portsmouth scrapyard circa 2006

Background imageWitness Collection: RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons

RMS Titanic, Charles Lightoller summons
RMS Titanic - Second Officer Charles Lightoller. An official summons to appear before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia

Background imageWitness Collection: Horace Hodges in Lightnin

Horace Hodges in Lightnin
Actor Horace Hodges (1863-1951) performing in the play Lightnin at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London. Date: 1925

Background imageWitness Collection: Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891

Royal Baccarat Scandal 1891
Sketches in the court case of the Royal Baccarat Scandal. British gambling scandal, known as the Tranby Croft affair of the late 19th century

Background imageWitness Collection: Comic postcard, Scene in a court of law Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Scene in a court of law Date: 20th century

Background imageWitness Collection: Comic postcard, Pretty woman in court scene

Comic postcard, Pretty woman in court scene
Comic postcard, Pretty woman giving evidence in court scene - Did He! Date: 20th century

Background imageWitness Collection: Music cover, Citee comme Temoin

Music cover, Citee comme Temoin (called as a witness), words by Marie Vernet, music by Jules Carlez, comic courtroom scene with judges and witness. 19th century

Background imageWitness Collection: Trial of the Rioters at Trinidad

Trial of the Rioters at Trinidad
Inside a courtroom in Trinidad, a man stands on trial for rioting. He stands in the witness box before a full courtroom. 1850

Background imageWitness Collection: In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots

In the witness box William Gordon-Cumming a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Scots Guards, was accused of cheating at baccarat, during a house party in September 1890

Background imageWitness Collection: DIVORCE COURT 1900

DIVORCE COURT 1900
A trial in the Divorce Court, London : cross-examining a witness Date: 1900

Background imageWitness Collection: PLUMPER SEA SERPENT

PLUMPER SEA SERPENT
Marine creature sighted from HMS Plumper near Oporto, Portugal, from a sketch by a witness; he said it seemed to have something like a mane Date: 31 December 1848

Background imageWitness Collection: Rosalie Wagner

Rosalie Wagner
ROSALIE WAGNER eldest sister of Richard W. who supported him staunchly through his early years but didn t live long enough to witness his success. Date: 19TH CENTURY

Background imageWitness Collection: Ufos / Lonnie Zamora

Ufos / Lonnie Zamora
Witness to UFO landing, Socorro, New Mexico, April 24th, 1964

Background imageWitness Collection: DR O MEARA

DR O MEARA churchman, a witness during the inquiry into the scandal involving Mary Ann Clarke. Date: CIRCA 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Sherlock Holmes / Doyle

Sherlock Holmes / Doyle
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER. Holmes is given some evidence by a witness

Background imageWitness Collection: Mexican officers visit paratroop display

Mexican officers visit paratroop display
Photograph: Mexican officers visit paratroop display. Major General Gustav Salinas commander of the Mexican Air Force and Captain Radames Gaxiela paid a visit to an airfield in the Eastern Command to

Background imageWitness Collection: Woman police officer taking oath in court, London

Woman police officer taking oath in court, London
Woman police officer taking the oath from the witness box in a magistrates court, London. She is wearing the Norman Hartnell uniform, introduced in 1968. Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageWitness Collection: Woman police officer giving evidence in court, London

Woman police officer giving evidence in court, London
Woman police officer giving evidence from the witness box in a magistrates court, London. She is wearing the Norman Hartnell uniform, introduced in 1968. Date: circa late 1960s

Background imageWitness Collection: Sir James W Gordon

Sir James W Gordon
SIR JAMES WILLOUGHBY GORDON Scottish military, a witness in the commission sale scandal hearings in the House of Lords. Date: 1773 - 1851

Background imageWitness Collection: Lieutenant Flynn

Lieutenant Flynn
LIEUTENANT FLYNN Naval officer, a witness in the preferment sale scandal. Date: FLOURISHED 1810

Background imageWitness Collection: Louisa Dumont - 1

Louisa Dumont - 1
LOUISA DUMONT Lady of the bedchamber to Queen Caroline, and a witness at her trial. Date: circa 1820

Background imageWitness Collection: Louisa Dumont - 2

Louisa Dumont - 2
LOUISA DUMONT Lady of the bedchamber to Queen Caroline, and a witness at her trial. Date: circa 1820

Background imageWitness Collection: Lady Charlotte Douglas 2

Lady Charlotte Douglas 2
LADY CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS wife of General Sir John Douglas, witness against Queen Caroline in her trial. Date: circa 1820

Background imageWitness Collection: Lady Charlotte Douglas

Lady Charlotte Douglas
LADY CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS wife of General Sir John Douglas, witness against Queen Caroline in her trial, wearing a decorative headscarf. Date: circa 1820

Background imageWitness Collection: Sir Robert Christison

Sir Robert Christison
SIR ROBERT CHRISTISON Scottish medical, specialising in jurisprudence - he was an expert witness in the Burke & Hare and other trials - and in toxicology. A keen climber. Date: 1797 - 1882

Background imageWitness Collection: London Blitzed 1941

London Blitzed 1941
Widespread destruction round the City of London - here a blaze at Temple - bears witness to the intensity of the German attack. Date: January 1941

Background imageWitness Collection: Swearing an oath on the Bible, 15th century

Swearing an oath on the Bible, 15th century.. Handcolored illustration drawn and lithographed by Paul Mercuri with text by Camille Bonnard from Historical Costumes from the 12th to 15th Centuries

Background imageWitness Collection: Prince of Wales 1920

Prince of Wales 1920
Front cover of The Graphic, showing Prince of Wales ((later King Edward VIII and then Duke of Windsor) (1894 - 1972). Photograph taken at a special sitting granted to Mr Palmer, of the Otago Witness

Background imageWitness Collection: Naval engagement off Heligoland by G. H. Davis

Naval engagement off Heligoland by G. H. Davis
The smart naval engagement off Heligoland: the destruction of German light cruisers and torpedo boats, shown in a series of drawings made from sketches by an eye witness. 1

Background imageWitness Collection: Naval manoeuvres at Grimsby Docks by G. H. Davis

Naval manoeuvres at Grimsby Docks by G. H. Davis
The naval manoeuvres of 1913 -- the raid of the Reds upon Grimsby Docks. As described by the artist who was there to witness it

Background imageWitness Collection: Mrs Yelverton

Mrs Yelverton
MRS THERESA YELVERTON (1833-1881), protagonist in a sensational court case regarding her husbands bigamous activities. Date: 1861

Background imageWitness Collection: Carlo Count Vassali

Carlo Count Vassali
CARLO count VASSALI equerry to Caroline of Brunswick and a witness at her trial Date: circa 1815

Background imageWitness Collection: Elizabeth Taylor - 2

Elizabeth Taylor - 2
ELIZABETH TAYLOR witness at the scandalous sale of commissions trial involving the duke of York, no less ! Date: circa 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor
ELIZABETH TAYLOR witness at the scandalous sale of commissions trial involving the duke of York, would you believe ? Date: circa 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Mary Anne Taylor

Mary Anne Taylor
MARY ANNE TAYLOR witness at the trial of the duke of York for trafficking in commissions. Sister (?) of Elizabeth Taylor.) Date: circa 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Mary Anne Taylor - 2

Mary Anne Taylor - 2
MARY ANNE TAYLOR witness at the trial of the duke of York for trafficking in commissions. Sister (?) of Elizabeth Taylor.) Date: circa 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Count Schiavini

Count Schiavini
Count SCHIAVINI equerry to Queen Caroline, and a witness at her trial. Date: circa 1820

Background imageWitness Collection: Huxley Sandon - 2

Huxley Sandon - 2
Captain HUXLEY SANDON witness at the trial of the duke of York for trafficking in commissions. Date: CIRCA 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Huxley Sandon - 1

Huxley Sandon - 1
Captain HUXLEY SANDON witness at the trial of the duke of York for trafficking in commissions. Date: CIRCA 1809

Background imageWitness Collection: Contessa Oldi - 1

Contessa Oldi - 1
CONTESSA OLDI Lady-of-Honour to Queen Caroline, wife of George (IV), a witness at her trial. Date: CIRCA 1815 - 1821

Background imageWitness Collection: Contessa Oldi - 2

Contessa Oldi - 2
CONTESSA OLDI Lady-of-Honour to Queen Caroline, wife of George (IV), a witness at her trial. Date: CIRCA 1815 - 1821



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