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Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: French Attack on Chickasaw Nation

French Attack on Chickasaw Nation
Under the governor of Louisiana, Bienville, leader of the Sourthern contingent in a French campaign against the Chickasaw nation

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Shand and Masons steam fire-engine 1859

Shand and Masons steam fire-engine 1859
Shand Mason, British company that designed and manufactured steam powered fire engines in the 19th century and early 20th centuries. Date: 1859

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Oglethorpe Fails in Attack on St. Augustine

Oglethorpe Fails in Attack on St. Augustine
Part of the War of Jenkins Ear between Great Britain and Spain, James Oglethorpe led a band of English soldiers, militia, and Chickasaw and Creek Nation soldiers

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Wardian case with ferns 1857

Wardian case with ferns 1857
Fern case in the shape of a small aviary with canaries. Scale of the design is three feet long, the space reserved for plants extending 10 inches on either side of the cage or aviary which is 16

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857

Cockle gathering at Penclawdd 1857
Eight miles from Swansea on the Loughor river, women gathering and preparing cockles for market. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Bathing at Broadstairs 1857

Bathing at Broadstairs 1857
Women taking a dip in the sea at Broadstairs, this was a cheaper destination to get to by train from London. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Broadstairs Jetty 1857

Broadstairs Jetty 1857
Victorains walking alone the jetty, on a summers day. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Shakespeares Henry Eighth at the Princesss Theatre

Shakespeares Henry Eighth at the Princesss Theatre
Scene from Shakespeares play of " Henry the Eighth" at the Princesss Theatre - The Vision - Queen Katherines Dream. Date: 1855

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Experimenting Ponds at the Huningue Fish Nurseries

Experimenting Ponds at the Huningue Fish Nurseries
Experimenting ponds at the Hungingue fish nurseries in France. Date: 1864

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: SS Great Eastern - opposite Blackwall 1859

SS Great Eastern - opposite Blackwall 1859
Great Eastern, progress down the River Thames, illustration showing the vessel near the Blackwall with powerful towing-tugs

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: SS Great Eastern - at her moorings in Deptford 1859

SS Great Eastern - at her moorings in Deptford 1859
At half-past seven on Wednesday morning on the 8th September 1859, the Great Eastern, left her moorings off of Deptford, under the combined action of a charge of flour powerful towing-tugs

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Surrender of Louisbourg

The Surrender of Louisbourg
British soldiers march forward in regiment, attacking the city of Louisbourg in Ile-Royal during the War of Austrian Succession

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Landing at Savannah

The Landing at Savannah
James Edward Oglethorpe landed in Georgia in 1733 after peacefully negotiating land from the Mico of the Yamacraws Tomo-chi-chi, and is the principal founder of Savannah

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Spotswoods Expedition over the Blue Ridge

Spotswoods Expedition over the Blue Ridge
Alexander Spotswood leads the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition across Virginia, westward across the Blue Ridge Mountains

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Death of Sachem Wamsutta

The Death of Sachem Wamsutta
The funeral of Pokanoket Sachem Wamsutta, known as Alexander to the English colonists; he had died of an illness considered suspicious by his people

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Gorton Party attacked in Masachusetts

Gorton Party attacked in Masachusetts
A group of men, women, and children run through the water towards a moored rowboat, as those on board help others climb on. Soldiers with guns in the distance chase them

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Roger Williams Negotiating with Canonicus

Roger Williams Negotiating with Canonicus
Canonicus, Sachem of the Narragansetts in the mid 17th century, sits at the entrance of his tent, warding off the rain, to negotiate a land deal with Roger Williams and another English man

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Roger Williams Building his Own Home

Roger Williams Building his Own Home
Roger Williams, founder of the colony of Rhode Island, early abolitionist, and Puritan minister, stands looking out at the landscape, holding an axe, a partially constructed log house behind him

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Debarkment of Provisions in American Colonies

The Debarkment of Provisions in American Colonies
French sailors move provisions on shore, carrying sacks and barrels towards where more men are building houses. A group of Native Americans stand in the middle, directing people. Date: circa 1700

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Seal of New England

Seal of New England
The seal of New England. Date: 1685

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Battle of Bloody Brook

The Battle of Bloody Brook
An ambush on the escorted harvest wagons for the Deerfield settlements by Nipmuc warriors, led by the sachem Muttawmp. This was in retaliation to the Deerfield colony encroaching on their allies

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Marquette on the River

Marquette on the River
Missionary Jacques Marquette, accompanied by three men, on a small sailboat being rowed down the river. Date: 1673

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Map of Marquettes Explorations

Map of Marquettes Explorations
A map of Jacques Marquettes missionary journey up the Mississippi river towards New France. A small dotted line marks the route there up through Green Bay to the Mississippi

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Letter from The Englishwomans Domestic Magazine

Letter from The Englishwomans Domestic Magazine
Handwritten letter from The Englishwomans Domestic Magazine, London, a publication of Samuel Orchart Beeton, husband of Isabella Beeton

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Allegorical Representation of America

Allegorical Representation of America
An allegorical representation of the products and inhabitants of America; various Native American men and women crowd by a small fortified wall by the water, carrying or moving animals, products

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Spanish Settlement at St. Augustine, Florida

Spanish Settlement at St. Augustine, Florida
The Spanish settlement of what would later be the city of St. Augustine in Florida. A caravan moves down the road towards a harbour in the distance, busy with ships. Three men work in the foreground

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Map of New France

Map of New France, all Jesuit French settlements around Lake Superior, Lake Huron, and Lake Illinois in 1670-1671. Date: 1670-1

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Map of New Netherlands

Map of New Netherlands
Map of the New Netherlands area in 1652, from the writings and descriptions of Adriaen Vanderdonck. Date: 1656

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Bonze defies decapitation

Bonze defies decapitation
Japanese Bonze (Buddhist priest/monk) defies decapitation miraculously Date: circa 1860

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Japanese Buddhist Deities Tiedebaik and Amida

Japanese Buddhist Deities Tiedebaik and Amida
Japanese idols Tiedebaik and Amida. Amida is a Buddha who rules over paradise, enjoying endless and infinite bliss. Date: 1737

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: The Analysis of Beauty II by William Hogarth

The Analysis of Beauty II by William Hogarth -- men and women dancing in a grand salon. 18th century

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Giant Buddha Statue - Daibutsu, Japan

Giant Buddha Statue - Daibutsu, Japan in a temple. Date: 1737

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Japanese Matsuri Festival

Japanese Matsuri Festival
Matsuri is the Japanese word for a festival or holiday. In Japan festivals are usually sponsored by a local shrine or temple

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Lung Hill Colliery 1857

Lung Hill Colliery 1857
Lung Hill Colliery in Wombwell neighbourhood of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, shortly after the tragedy were 189 men and boys died from a explosion. Date: February 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Lung Hill Colliery explosion - rushing to scene 1857

Lung Hill Colliery explosion - rushing to scene 1857
Lung Hill Colliery in Wombwell neighbourhood of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, relatives rushing to the scene of the explosion. Date: February 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Lung Hill Colliery explosion - resuing the survivors 1857

Lung Hill Colliery explosion - resuing the survivors 1857
Lung Hill Colliery in Wombwell neighbourhood of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, resuing the survivors, were 189 men and boys died from a explosion. Date: February 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Peasants celebrating Christmas Eve at Tonniens 1854

Peasants celebrating Christmas Eve at Tonniens 1854
Old Christian custom on Christmas Eve, in France Germany and Norway, were farmers and peasants perambulating the fields, going round and round the boundary

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Christmas present from the farm 1857

Christmas present from the farm 1857
Stocky man bringing a large turkey and just caught rabbit to a neighbouring family. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Tower Bridge, London 1887

Tower Bridge, London 1887
New Tower Bridge, London, at high tide, with the draw-bridge up. Date: 1887

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Partridge Shooting 1865

Partridge Shooting 1865
A man withhis dogs shooting partridge in an open field. Date: 1865

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Threshing chestnuts trees in Greenwich Park 1857

Threshing chestnuts trees in Greenwich Park 1857
Yearly tradition, for three weeks young youths poured into Greenwich Park, London to collect conkers. Climbing up chestnut trees, even using ladders to reach their prize

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Great fire in the old town, Edinburgh 1824

Great fire in the old town, Edinburgh 1824
Buildings destroyed by in The Great fire in the old town, Edinburgh. One of the most destructive fires in the history of Edinburgh, lasting for five days. Date: November 1824

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Chinese fishing boats 1857

Chinese fishing boats 1857
River life among the Chinese, fishermen raising a large baskets. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Leviathan later named SS Great Eastern under construction

Leviathan later named SS Great Eastern under construction
Front cover for The Illustrated Times, dated 7 November 1857. Christened Leviathan in the early stages, thereafter always known as SS Great Eastern, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: SOCIAL / NATIVE ATTACK

SOCIAL / NATIVE ATTACK
A white family is attacked by native Americans; a woman prepares to defend the house with a rifle Date: circa 1650

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: Military mandarins 1857

Military mandarins 1857
Military mandarins. Date: 1857

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: INDIANS ATTACK FAMILY

INDIANS ATTACK FAMILY
A white family is attacked by native Americans; a woman prepares to defend the house with a rifle Date: circa 1650

Background imageImages Dated 21st December 2018: French perfume shop 1854

French perfume shop 1854
Exterior of Mignot Parfumeur, French perfume shop. Date: 1854



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