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Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Passengers on the deck of an Emigrant Ship, 1849

Passengers on the deck of an Emigrant Ship, 1849
Engraving showing emigrants on the deck of their ship, at sea, 1849. A group of children are being taught their lessons by a school master whilst a small crowd gathers around the ships galley

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Departure of the Emigrant Ship Lizzie Webber, 1852

Departure of the Emigrant Ship Lizzie Webber, 1852
Engraving showing the two-masted emigrant ship, Lizzie Webber, leaving Sunderland for Australia, 1852. This was the first emigrant ship to make that passage

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Ninette de Valois, c. 1930

Ninette de Valois, c. 1930
Photograph of Dame Ninette de Valois (1898-2001), the Irish ballerina, who was christened Edris Stannus

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: When Ignorance is Bliss Cartoon, 1928

When Ignorance is Bliss Cartoon, 1928
Cartoon showing a disagreement between a French taxi-driver and an English passenger, 1928. The original caption was When Ignorance is Bliss - Sorry, I don t understand a word of French

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883

The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883
Engraving showing the walkway of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883. This image, showing the view from the centre of the bridge towards the shore

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Cross-Section of the Emigrant Ship Bourneuf, 1852

Cross-Section of the Emigrant Ship Bourneuf, 1852
Cross-section of the emigrant ship Bourneuf of Liverpool, showing the layout of the passengers quarters, 1852. This ship, of 1495 Tons burden was used for the transport of government passengers to

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Departure of Irish Emigrants at Clifden, County Galway, 1883

Departure of Irish Emigrants at Clifden, County Galway, 1883
Engraving showing a large number of emigrants leaving Clifden, County Galway, 1883. Many famillies are shown boarding horse drawn carts with all their belongings

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: John Logie Baird watching Stereoscopic Television, 1942

John Logie Baird watching Stereoscopic Television, 1942
Photograph showing John Logie Baird (1888-1946), the Scottish electrical engineer and television pioneer, watching stereoscopic television at his home in Sydenham Hill, London, June 1942

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: John Logie Baird experimenting at home, 1942

John Logie Baird experimenting at home, 1942
Photograph showing John Logie Baird (1888-1946), the Scottish electrical engineer and television pioneer, conducting a television experiment at his home in Sydenham Hill, London, 1942

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Passengers boarding an Emigrant Ship at Queenstown, Ireland

Passengers boarding an Emigrant Ship at Queenstown, Ireland
Illustration showing Irish passengers boarding an emigrant ship at Queenstown to travel to America, 1893. Ships from Liverpool bound for New York usually took on more passengers in Ireland

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Tailors Sweat Shop, East End of London, 1904

Tailors Sweat Shop, East End of London, 1904
Engraving showing a dark, cramped tailors sweat shop with Jewish immigrants sewing at a bench or asleep in beds in same room, London, 1904

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: A British gun which aided the attack on German troops in Antwerp

A British gun which aided the attack on German troops in Antwerp

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: General Joffre

General Joffre, French general, Commander-in-Chief of the French army during World War One between 1914 and 1916

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: General Foch

General Foch

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Spaniards Hotel and Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead, 1871

Spaniards Hotel and Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead, 1871
Engraving showing two of the older taverns of Hampstead; the Spaniards Hotel (on left) and Jack Straws Castle Hotel

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Cannon Street, London, 1852

Cannon Street, London, 1852
Engraving showing Cannon Street, London, during the 1852 improvements to the thoroughfare

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Picture No. 10220655

Picture No. 10220655
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Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Shopping at the Sales, 1930

Shopping at the Sales, 1930
Illustration showing a riotous scene at a fashionable clothing store as a number of female shoppers fight to acquire their next purchase. The original caption for this image was The Material-istic Age

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Saloon of an Emigrant Ship during a storm, Bay of Biscay

The Saloon of an Emigrant Ship during a storm, Bay of Biscay
Engraving showing a chaotic scene below desks in rough seas as food, plates and cutlery are all sent flying by the rough seas, Bay of Biscay, 1887

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Dinner on board an Emigrant Ship, 1844

Dinner on board an Emigrant Ship, 1844
Engraving showing life below decks on board an emigrant ship heading from Britain to Australia, 1844. The image shows the sleeping, eating and living area for the emigrant families

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigrant Ship at sea in a Gale, 1887

Emigrant Ship at sea in a Gale, 1887
Engraving showing an emigrant ship, en route to Australia, lurching in tempestuous seas

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: A Family of Jewish Immigrants, London, 1904

A Family of Jewish Immigrants, London, 1904
Engraving showing a family of Jewish immigrants, a grandmother, mother and three children in the East End of London, 1904

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883

The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883
Engraving showing the walkway of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, with a number of pedestrians walking over the then-newly built bridge

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: British Customs Officer with Immigrants, London, 1904

British Customs Officer with Immigrants, London, 1904
Engraving showing a group of Eastern European immigrants, just off the ship, being given directions by a customs official at Tower Bridge Stairs, London, 1904

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Seaman at the Ships Wheel, Atlantic, 1870

Seaman at the Ships Wheel, Atlantic, 1870
Illustration showing a sailor, dressed in souwester and waterproof, steering his ship through bad weather on the Atlantic crossing, c.1870

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigrant Ship off Gravesend; English Channel, 1875

Emigrant Ship off Gravesend; English Channel, 1875
Engraving showing the deck of an emigrant ship, bound for America, off the coast of Kent, 1875. All classes of passenger are evident here with well dressed middle class ladies and gentlemen

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Seamen casting the log, Atlantic Ocean, 1870

Seamen casting the log, Atlantic Ocean, 1870
Engraving showing four sailors casting the log to check the speed of their ship, Atlantic Ocean, 1870. This drawing was made aboard the Atlantic steamer

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Folding Ballots in a New York Politicians House, 1872

Folding Ballots in a New York Politicians House, 1872
Engraving showing a drawing room in a New York politicians house with a group of young ladies helping to fold ballot papers for the 1872 Presidential election

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Passengers on an Emigrant Ship, Britain, 1869

Passengers on an Emigrant Ship, Britain, 1869
Engraving showing a number of passengers on the deck of an emigrant ship, as the ship is loaded prior to its journey to the USA, 1869

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The French Emperor visiting the French Army at Chalons; Fran

The French Emperor visiting the French Army at Chalons; Fran
Engraving showing Napoleon III arriving at Chalons, to confer with his generals about the fate of his empire, on 16th August. By September 2nd 1870 the French army capitulated to the Prussians

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Immigrants making cigarettes in their lodgings, London, 1904

Immigrants making cigarettes in their lodgings, London, 1904
Engraving showing three young women immigrants, sitting around a table rolling cigarettes, London, 1904. This engraving was part of an article in the Illustrated London News entitled The Alien in

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigrant Ship leaving a British Quayside, 1887

Emigrant Ship leaving a British Quayside, 1887
Engraving showing a dockside scene with young women seeing off their sweethearts and husbands, waving handkerchiefs, Great Britain, 1887

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigrants queuing for Berth Numbers on their ship, Gravesend

Emigrants queuing for Berth Numbers on their ship, Gravesend
Engraving showing emigrant passengers being allocated berth numbers at the beginning of a voyage to Australia, 1887. In the background of the image

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Dining Room on board an Emigrant Ship, 1852

Dining Room on board an Emigrant Ship, 1852
Engraving purportedly showing the dining saloon of a British Government emigrant ship, 1852. It was reported that this room comfortably accomodates six hundred people

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Pedaloes on the Lake in Central Park, New York, 1891

Pedaloes on the Lake in Central Park, New York, 1891
Engraving showing pedaloes made to resemble swans cruising the lake in Central Park, New York, 1891. Each of these pleasure boats was able to carry up to 12 passengers

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883

The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883
Engraving showing the central span of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883. A large number of ships, including several steamers, are visible on the river

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Railway Line across Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883

The Railway Line across Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883
Engraving showing the railway line across the then-newly built Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1883

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Lunch in a Jewish shelter, London, 1904

Lunch in a Jewish shelter, London, 1904
Engraving showing a group of men, seated on benches around a table having soup for lunch, at the Jewish shelter in the East End of London, 1904

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Two Immigrants in a British Court, London, 1904

Two Immigrants in a British Court, London, 1904
Illustration showing a money lender as plaintiff (on left) and the defendant (right) in a London Court, 1904

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Jewish Voter at the Polling Station, London, 1910

Jewish Voter at the Polling Station, London, 1910
Illustration showing an elderly orthodox Jew, at a polling station, London, 1910. This gentleman is shown indicating, to the presiding officer

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigrants sighting Australia, 1887

Emigrants sighting Australia, 1887
Engraving showing a group of emigrants on the deck, sighting Australia in the distance, 1887. The men are shown dressed in suits and bowler hats, whilst the women wear skirts, jackets, hats and shawls

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Emigration Depot at Birkenhead, Wirral, 1852

Emigration Depot at Birkenhead, Wirral, 1852
Engraving showing an emigration depot at Birkenhead, for the reception of Government emigrants to Australia, with a vessel alongside the wharf preparing for the voyage, 1852

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Government Inspectors Office, Liverpool, 1850

The Government Inspectors Office, Liverpool, 1850
Engraving showing emigrants queueing outside the Government Inspectors Office, Liverpool, 1850. Passengers were checked at the office, for infectious diseases, prior to departure

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Searching for Stowaways on board an Emigrant Ship, 1850

Searching for Stowaways on board an Emigrant Ship, 1850
Engraving showing the crew of an emigrant ship searching their vessel for stowaways prior to departure for America, 1850

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Taking the Roll Call on an Emigrant Ship, 1850

Taking the Roll Call on an Emigrant Ship, 1850
Engraving showing the passengers of an emigrant ship gathered on the quarterdeck for the roll call, 1850

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: Passengers on board the emigrant ship Artemisia, 1848

Passengers on board the emigrant ship Artemisia, 1848
Engraving showing passengers on the deck of the Artemisia leaning over the side, as the boat leaves a British harbour bound for Australia, 1848

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: The Emigrant Ship Artemisia, 1848

The Emigrant Ship Artemisia, 1848
Engraving showing the three-masted emigrant ship, Artemisia leaving Britain for Moreton Bay, New South Wales, 1848. Date: 1848

Background imageImages Dated 15th December 2004: An Emigrant Ship leaving Great Britain, 1844

An Emigrant Ship leaving Great Britain, 1844
Engraving showing a three masted sailing ship being towed out of the harbour at the start of its journey to Australia, 1844



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