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Collection by Ann cook

ann cook
History ~ The "Great White Hurricane" of March More than of snow fell on New York City, paralyzing the city for days and spurring the creation of an underground subway system. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Us History, American History, Photographie New York, Photos Rares, The Great White, Vintage New York

NYC in The Great Blizzard of 1888. Look at those powerlines! It's every angle created known to geometry.

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures Victorian Life, Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Street, Victorian Buildings, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day

viking jewelry © National Museum of Copenhagen 2013 Exhibit, Vikings Ahoy! - Gotlandic set on left back of bottom shelf. See the tool brooch to the right of the animal head on the right? I can't find a repro anywhere of them! Viking Life, Viking Art, Viking Woman, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Renaissance Jewelry, Iron Age, Norse People, Viking Reenactment

Medieval Histories

Medieval Histories brings you the news about current exhibitions, new books and new research about the Middle Ages

Admiral Lord Nelson returns to England after the Battle of the Nile on August 1798 in the Napoleonic Wars: picture by Thomas Davidson Naval History, British History, Battle Of The Nile, Master And Commander, Pirate Boats, Old Sailing Ships, English Architecture, Man Of War, Nautical Art

Battle of the Nile

Admiral Nelson's victory over the French Fleet on 1st August 1798 that made him a household name throughout Europe

A female worker carries a sack of coke (coal) on her back up a flight of stairs at a London gas works during the First World War. Vintage London, Old London, British History, Women In History, London History, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, World War One, First World


Q 54625. A female worker carries a sack of coke on her back up a flight of stairs at the London gas works.

Viscount Horatio Nelson, before the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805 - National Maritime Museum Uk History, Naval History, British History, Military History, George Nelson, Hms Victory, Cultura General, Man Of War, Viscount

Historic figures

Featuring remarkable portraits of leading figures in maritime and scientific history as well as royalty: Queen Elizabeth I, Nelson, Cook, John Harrison and many more.

Box Canvas Print (other products available) - HORATIO NELSON <br> British naval officer. As Vice Admiral of the White. Oil on canvas, by Lemuel Francis Abbott. - Image supplied by Granger Art on Demand - inch Box Canvas Print made in the UK Navy Hair, Rear Admiral, Viscount, Maritime Museum, Portraits From Photos, Napoleonic Wars, Royal Navy, Prado, Photo Quality

1805, October 21; death of Admiral Lord Nelson at the victorious battle of trafalgar.

Admiral Lord Nelson How would famous faces from history look if they were alive today? Historical figures like William Shakespeare, Henry VIII and Horatio Uk History, British History, Tudor History, History Channel, Sandra Chevrier, Famous Historical Figures, Today In Pictures, New Tv Series, Classic Portraits

How historical figures would have looked today

A team of digital artists spent three months updating a series of classic portraits for a new TV Series Secret Life on Yesterday. They worked closely with award-winning historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb to ensure the new artworks accurately reflect how the historical figures might look in 2013.