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Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Emigrant Ship Hercules off Cambelton, Scotland, 1853

The Emigrant Ship Hercules off Cambelton, Scotland, 1853
Engraving showing the emigrant ship Hercules at anchor in Campbelton Harbour, Isle of Skye, 1853. The Hercules sailed from Skye that year with passengers emigrating for a new life in the British

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Main Street of Dove Holes, Derbyshire, 1913

The Main Street of Dove Holes, Derbyshire, 1913
Photograph of the main street of Dove Holes, near Buxton in Derbyshire, pictured in 1913. Between 1905 and 1913 a quarter of the village population, about 250 people, emigrated to Canada

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Escape System for British Submarines, 1933

Escape System for British Submarines, 1933
Illustration showing the air-lock system, built into British submarines of the 1930 s, that was designed to allow submariners to escape if their submarine failed

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Photographic portrait of Claude Debussy (1862-1918), the French composer, date unknown

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: SS Amerique being towed into Plymouth, Devon, 1874

SS Amerique being towed into Plymouth, Devon, 1874
Engraving showing the French Trans-Atlantic Companys steamship Amerique, which was one of the quickest trans-atlantic steamers of the time, 1874

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Between Decks on an Emigrant Ship, 1850

Between Decks on an Emigrant Ship, 1850
Engraving showing distressed needlewomen below decks on an emigrant ship, with their belongings, making themselves confortable before the voyage begins

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18

Meeting at the Guildhall on Behalf of the Jews in Russia, 18
Engraving showing a meeting held at the Guidhall, London, in 1890 to raise funds on behalf of Russian Jews. The prominent figures shown are (from left to right)

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants embarking at the Royal Albert Docks, London, 1911

Emigrants embarking at the Royal Albert Docks, London, 1911
Illustration showing emigrants about to board the New Zealand liner Paparoa to make passage to Queensland, Australia, 1911

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Steamer Tiverton off Gravesend, 1884

The Steamer Tiverton off Gravesend, 1884
Scene on the River Thames at Gravesend prior to the transatlantic crossing of the emigrant steam ship Tiverton, 1884

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Chinese Coolies leaving South Africa, 1907

Chinese Coolies leaving South Africa, 1907
Photograph showing Chinese boys and an old Chinese man in traditional dress with long jacket, cap and pigtail, in the process of emigrating from South Africa, 1907

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey, c. 1927

Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey, c. 1927
Photograph showing Gene Tunney (1897-1978) and Jack Dempsey (1895-1983) the American heavyweight boxers, pictured prior to one of their fights in 1926-7

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Emigrant Ship Eastern Monarch, 1874

The Emigrant Ship Eastern Monarch, 1874
Engraving showing the three-masted sailing ship, Eastern Monarch, bound for New Zealand with emigrants aboard, 1874

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: In the galley of the Emigrant Ship Indus, 1872

In the galley of the Emigrant Ship Indus, 1872
Engraving showing the ships cook hard at work in the galley of the emigrant ship Indus, during the passage from Britain to Australia, 1872

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Marchington Family outside the Post Office in Dove Holes

The Marchington Family outside the Post Office in Dove Holes
Photograph of the Marchington family outside the Post Office which they ran in Dove Holes, Derbyshire, 1913. Mr. Marchington (centre of doorway) was thinking of emigrating to Toronto, Canada

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants about to board the Ganges, London, 1870

Emigrants about to board the Ganges, London, 1870
Emigrants on the dockside at Victoria Docks, London, about to board the ship Ganges to sail for Canada, 1870. 1870

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Captain of an Emigrant Ship relaxing in his cabin, 1884

Captain of an Emigrant Ship relaxing in his cabin, 1884
Engraving showing the Captain of an emigrant ship in his cabin, relaxing with a book, 1884. This image was originally entitled Off Duty

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Immigrants sleeping in Castle Garden, New York, 1886

Immigrants sleeping in Castle Garden, New York, 1886
Immigrants sleeping in the Castle Garden depot in New York, huddled together, resting their heads on luggage and bundles, 1886

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Indian Immigrants at Vancouver Docks, Canada, 1907

Indian Immigrants at Vancouver Docks, Canada, 1907
Photograph showing a group of Hindu Indians arriving in Canada, with the docks in the background, Vancouver, 1907. This group disembarked from the steamer Monteagle

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Official at the Castle Garden Depot, New York, 1886

Official at the Castle Garden Depot, New York, 1886
Engraving showing an official reading out messages to the newly arrived immigrants at the Castle Garden Immigration Depot, in New York, 1886

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: News Stand in Japanese, America, 1907

News Stand in Japanese, America, 1907
Photograph showing a Japanese-style wooden stand, with strips of Japanese characters hanging from the roof giving the latest news, America, 1907

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Portraits of three Trans-Atlantic Travellers, 1888

Portraits of three Trans-Atlantic Travellers, 1888
Portraits of three passengers on a trans-Atlantic steamship; from top, a young man Never ill, centre the Colonel and, bottom, our Mother of music

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Female Emigrants Home, Hatton Garden, 1853

The Female Emigrants Home, Hatton Garden, 1853
Engraving showing the main room of the Female Emigrants Home, Hatton Garden, London, 1853. A fund was set up in 1849 to send distressed needlewomen to Australia

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Immigrants at Ellis Island, New York, 1911

Immigrants at Ellis Island, New York, 1911
Photograph showing a potential immigrant being rejected by US officials, one of whom is marking him with chalk to signify his rejection, Ellis Island, New York, 1911

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Dancing on the deck of the ship Randolph, 1850

Dancing on the deck of the ship Randolph, 1850
Engraving showing British emigrants dancing on the main deck of the ship Randolph during a banquet held prior to its departure for New Zealand, 1850

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Currency Exchange on Ellis Island, New York, 1911

The Currency Exchange on Ellis Island, New York, 1911
Photograph of immigrants queueing up at a counter to exchange their native currency for American dollars, Ellis Island, New York, 1911

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Passengers going to bed on an Emigrant Ship, 1884

Passengers going to bed on an Emigrant Ship, 1884
Engraving showing a man trying to get his children into their bunks at bed time on board an emigrant ship heading for America, 1884

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Steamship Britannia leaving Boston Harbour, USA, 1847

The Steamship Britannia leaving Boston Harbour, USA, 1847
Engraving showing the steamship Britannia steaming through the ice to leave Boston Harbour, USA, 1847

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Scene on board the Refugee Ship North Britain, 1882

Scene on board the Refugee Ship North Britain, 1882
Engraving showing an informal scene as people wake up and get dressed; one woman is shown having her hair dressed and another is in her corset

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Dinner on an Australian Emigrant Ship, 1849

Dinner on an Australian Emigrant Ship, 1849
Engraving showing dinner taking place in the forecastle of an Australian emigrant ship, 1849. The forecastle is an elevated platform in the bows of the ship and can be seen, in this engraving

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Russian Emigrants landing in New York, 1892

Russian Emigrants landing in New York, 1892
Engraving showing Russian emigrants, young and old, arriving by tender at the Barge Office, New York, 1892. As an elderly immigrant is helped ashore, customs officals wait to inspect the new arrivals

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants about to board the Ganges, London, 1870

Emigrants about to board the Ganges, London, 1870
Engraving showing emigrants on the dockside at Victoria Docks, London, about to board the ship Ganges to sail for Canada, 1870

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Lady Passenger on a Trans-Atlantic Steamship, 1888

Lady Passenger on a Trans-Atlantic Steamship, 1888
Illustration showing a female passenger on the trans-Atlantic steamship Moselle, relaxing on her deckchair with a book, 1888

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Immigrants on a train to the Mid-West, USA, 1886

Immigrants on a train to the Mid-West, USA, 1886
Engraving showing immigrants from Europe, sleeping in a train carriage, travelling to the West Coast of America, 1886

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants waiting to board ship, Liverpool, 1907

Emigrants waiting to board ship, Liverpool, 1907
Illustration showing European emigrants, waiting on the quayside at Liverpool to board a ship to America, 1907. These majority of these emigrants travelled third class

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants sighting land, 1871

Emigrants sighting land, 1871
Engraving showing a scene on the deck of an emigrant ship, as the passengers sight land, 1871. In the foreground a lady is sewing and a family with very young children look anxiously towards land

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: A Surgeon examining an Immigrant, Ellis Island, New York, 19

A Surgeon examining an Immigrant, Ellis Island, New York, 19
Illustration showing a well dressed female immigrant having her eyes examined for infectious diseases by a doctor at Ellis Island in New York, 1906. In the background a baby is being examined

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Castle Garden Immigration Depot, New York, 1886

Castle Garden Immigration Depot, New York, 1886
Engraving showing newly arrived immigrants at the Castle Garden immigration depot, New York, 1886. The image shows a man offering a baby a drink, with everyone else looking on concerned

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Departure of the Viceroy, Galway, 1850

The Departure of the Viceroy, Galway, 1850
Engraving showing crowds gathered on the shore near Dock Quay, Galway, to wave off the steamer Viceroy, on its maiden voyage to New York, 1850

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Landing Stage at Liverpool Docks, 1884

The Landing Stage at Liverpool Docks, 1884
Engraving showing the wooden landing stage at Liverpool docks, crowded with people, with steam ships on the river Mersey in the background, 1884

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Passengers on a Trans-Atlantic steamer waving goodbye to the

Passengers on a Trans-Atlantic steamer waving goodbye to the
Engraving showing sailor casting off and the passengers waving their hats in the air, as the tug Alexandra departs and the steamship Moselle heads out to sea, 1888

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Steamship Viceroy, Galway Bay, 1850

The Steamship Viceroy, Galway Bay, 1850
Engraving showing the steamship Viceroy at anchor in Galway Bay, prior to its maiden voyage from Ireland to New York, 1850

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Female Passengers on the deck of the emigrant ship, Indus

Female Passengers on the deck of the emigrant ship, Indus
Engraving showing the well-dressed female passengers, in bustles and shawls, of the emigrant ship Indus, 1872. This image shows the women taking exercise on deck of the ship during the long passage

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Deck of the Refugee Ship North Britain, 1882

The Deck of the Refugee Ship North Britain, 1882
Engraving of the passengers on board the ship North Britain fleeing from Egypt, 1882. This engraving shows children playing cards and a lady in eastern dress smoking a hookah

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Japanese Immigrants in America, 1907

Japanese Immigrants in America, 1907
Photograph of a Japanese woman and her child dressed in western clothes, denoting a rapid integration, after immigration to the United States, 1907

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Salvation Army Emigrants at Euston Station, London, 1905

Salvation Army Emigrants at Euston Station, London, 1905
Illustration showing a farewell scene at Euston station as Salvation Army emigrants were waved off to their ship, the Vancouver, in Liverpool, 1905

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: The Crew of an Emigrant Ship prepare for inspection, 1884

The Crew of an Emigrant Ship prepare for inspection, 1884
Engraving showing the Captain and officers of an emigrant ship checking their vessel in preparation for a Government Inspection, 1884. Date: 1884

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Immigration. Immigrants in America. A Lonely Emigrant

Immigration. Immigrants in America. A Lonely Emigrant
A young woman emigrant wait in the immigration depot in New York on her own. With her feet on her box and wrapped in a cloak, she is gazing wistfully into the distance

Background imageImages Dated 16th December 2004: Emigrants arriving at a train station in the Mid-West of Ame

Emigrants arriving at a train station in the Mid-West of Ame
Engraving showing a small group of immigrants, with boxes and bundles, arriving at Griggsville Station, in the Mid-West of the USA, 1886



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