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Images Dated 18th August 2004

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Items in the Tudor Exhibition, 1890 Featured 18 Aug 2004 Image

Items in the Tudor Exhibition, 1890

Engraving showing a number of relics from the sixteenth century exhibited in the Tudor Exhibition of 1890. The items pictured include: Henry VIII's hat (top right), jewelled dagger (middle right) and shoes (bottom middle) and Anne Boleyn's Toilet Case (middle left) and White feather tippet (bottom middle). At bottom left is the Garrick Vase, an ornate cup, carved from a mulberry tree planted by William Shakespeare

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Slavers Raiding a Village on the Aruwimi River, Central Afri Featured 18 Aug 2004 Image

Slavers Raiding a Village on the Aruwimi River, Central Afri

Engraving showing Arab slavers raiding a village beside the Aruwimi River, as seen from the Yambuya Camp occupied by Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, 1888. Emin Pasha (1840-1892), the German doctor, explorer, linguist and Governor of the Egyptian Equatorial Province had retreated to Wadelai, near Lake Albert, with 10, 000 followers during the Mahdi Rising. Cut off from all communication Emin Pasha was considered lost, so the British government sent out a rescue party led by H.M. Stanley (1841-1904). Date: 1890

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Portuguese Army attempts to seize a railway train, South Featured 18 Aug 2004 Image

The Portuguese Army attempts to seize a railway train, South

Engraving showing the encounter between a British operated steam train and a detachment of the Portuguese army, Delagoa Bay, South East Africa, 1889. Relations between Great Britain and Portugal were tense in the summer of 1889, due to disagreements over their colonies in Africa. This image shows the scene as the Portuguese attempted to take control of the British run railway and the train driver beat them off using the engine's steam valves

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans