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Portret van prinses Maria van Edinburgh als kind, omzoomd door tekening van flora rond hekwerk

Portret van prinses Maria van Edinburgh als kind, omzoomd door tekenin...

Public domain reproduction of artwork, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Knox, John - Public domain portrait engraving

Knox, John - Public domain portrait engraving

Stecher: Hondius, Hendrik (1) Public domain scan of 17th-century portrait print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Knox, John - Public domain portrait engraving

Knox, John - Public domain portrait engraving

Public domain photo of portrait art print, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Pieter de Jode I - James VI, King of Scotland

Pieter de Jode I - James VI, King of Scotland

Pieter de Jode I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1570–Antwerp 1634) Public domain photograph of 17th century Dutch drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Schipbreuk van de hertog van York onderweg naar Edinburg, 1683

Schipbreuk van de hertog van York onderweg naar Edinburg, 1683

Public domain image of Dutch print, maritime landscape, ship, sea, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Perthshire from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented with engravings by W. Byrne ... from views painted by G. Walker, etc"

Perthshire from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive ...

This image has been taken from scan 000118 from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented wit... More

bridge from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented with engravings by W. Byrne ... from views painted by G. Walker, etc"

bridge from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of s...

This image has been taken from scan 000122 from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented wit... More

portrait from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented with engravings by W. Byrne ... from views painted by G. Walker, etc"

portrait from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of...

This image has been taken from scan 000177 from "Scottish Scenery: or, Sketches in verse, descriptive of scenes chiefly in the Highlands of Scotland: accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented wit... More

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Peat Bog, Scotland (Liber Studiorum, part IX, plate 45)

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Peat Bog, Scotland (Liber Studiorum, p...

Public domain scan of 19th-19th century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

James I from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happy Union of both kingdoms ... in 1602 ... By Richard Burton (N. Crouch). A new edition, with woodcut portraits [of the first part of “The History of the Kingdoms of Scotland and Ireland.”] [Edited by James Caulfield.] L.P"

James I from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happy ...

This image has been taken from scan 000146 from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happy Union of both kingdoms ... in 1602 ... By Richard Burton (N. Crouch). A new edition, with woodcut portrai... More

Richard I from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happy Union of both kingdoms ... in 1602 ... By Richard Burton (N. Crouch). A new edition, with woodcut portraits [of the first part of “The History of the Kingdoms of Scotland and Ireland.”] [Edited by James Caulfield.] L.P"

Richard I from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happ...

This image has been taken from scan 000117 from "The History of the Kingdom of Scotland ... to the happy Union of both kingdoms ... in 1602 ... By Richard Burton (N. Crouch). A new edition, with woodcut portrai... More

Edinburgh from "The History of Scotland ... embellished with elegant engravings"

Edinburgh from "The History of Scotland ... embellished with elegant e...

This image has been taken from scan 000428 from "The History of Scotland ... embellished with elegant engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of th... More

Castle Island, Loch Leven, near Kinross, Scotland from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Castle Island, Loch Leven, near Kinross, Scotland from "Modern Athens,...

This image has been taken from scan 000188 from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquiti... More

Gask from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, & picturesque scenery of the Scottish metropolis & its environs, from original drawings by Mr. T. H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical & critical illustrations [by John Britton]"

Gask from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburg...

This image has been taken from scan 000332 from "Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views; or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquiti... More

Scotland from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition"

Scotland from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With ...

This image has been taken from scan 000060 from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition". The title and subject te... More

Dundonald Castle from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition"

Dundonald Castle from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ....

This image has been taken from scan 000206 from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition". The title and subject te... More

Fife from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition"

Fife from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illu...

This image has been taken from scan 000039 from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition". The title and subject te... More

castle overlooking the junction of the rivers Tweed and Teviot from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition"

castle overlooking the junction of the rivers Tweed and Teviot from "S...

This image has been taken from scan 000168 from "Select Views of the Royal Palaces of Scotland ... With illustrative descriptions ... by the late Rev. John Jamieson ... Second edition". The title and subject te... More

David Octavius Hill - Lane and Lewis / Lane and Redding

David Octavius Hill - Lane and Lewis / Lane and Redding

In 1843 Hill and Robert Adamson formed a partnership and established a studio at Rock House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, where Adamson was in charge of photographing and the chemical processes and Hill wa... More

Sir David Brewster, Earle Monteith, Dr. Welsh & Two Others

Sir David Brewster, Earle Monteith, Dr. Welsh & Two Others

Public domain photograph - David Octavius Hill, salted paper print, 19th-century Scotland, artistic early photography, free to use, no copyright restrictions image David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter a... More

David Octavius Hill - Master Finlay, 19th century

David Octavius Hill - Master Finlay, 19th century

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scot... More

David Octavius Hill - St. Andrews, 19th century

David Octavius Hill - St. Andrews, 19th century

In 1843 Hill and Robert Adamson formed a partnership and established a studio at Rock House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, where Adamson was in charge of photographing and the chemical processes and Hill wa... More

Captain David Campbell, Allan Robertson, Tom Morris, Bob Andrews, Sir Hugh Playfair and Watty Alexander. 'St Andrews Golfers'

Captain David Campbell, Allan Robertson, Tom Morris, Bob Andrews, Sir ...

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..1843 - 1847..Accession no. PGP HA 4749 .Medium Carbon print .Size 13.70 x 20.20 cm .Credit Elliot Collection, bequeathed 1950..For more information please select here ( http... More

David Octavius Hill - Bonaly Towers, 19th century

David Octavius Hill - Bonaly Towers, 19th century

Picryl description: Public domain image of a castle, view, free to use, no copyright restrictions. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scotland and i... More

David Octavius Hill - Newhaven Fishwife, 19th century

David Octavius Hill - Newhaven Fishwife, 19th century

Public domain photograph - David Octavius Hill, salted paper print, 19th-century Scotland, artistic early photography, free to use, no copyright restrictions image David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter a... More

David Octavius Hill - [Man], 19th century

David Octavius Hill - [Man], 19th century

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scot... More

David Octavius Hill - Prof. John Wilson

David Octavius Hill - Prof. John Wilson

Public domain photograph - David Octavius Hill, salted paper print, 19th-century Scotland, artistic early photography, free to use, no copyright restrictions image David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter a... More

David Octavius Hill - William Scott Moncrieff

David Octavius Hill - William Scott Moncrieff

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scot... More

David Octavius Hill - St. Andrews. The Pends

David Octavius Hill - St. Andrews. The Pends

Public domain photo of a monument, historic place, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer... More

David Octavius Hill - [Old Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh]

David Octavius Hill - [Old Royal High School, Calton Hill, Edinburgh]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a classical or neoclassical building, architecture design, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and p... More

David Octavius Hill - Edinburgh. The Scott Monument

David Octavius Hill - Edinburgh. The Scott Monument

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a historic city, cityscape, street view, buildings, 19th-century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter... More

David Octavius Hill - Campbell of Monzie

David Octavius Hill - Campbell of Monzie

Public domain photo of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scot... More

David Octavius Hill - Sir William Allan

David Octavius Hill - Sir William Allan

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter and photographer. He was a pioneer of photography in Scot... More

David Octavius Hill - Sir John Jaffray and Dhanjiobai Nauroji

David Octavius Hill - Sir John Jaffray and Dhanjiobai Nauroji

Public domain photograph - David Octavius Hill, salted paper print, 19th-century Scotland, artistic early photography, free to use, no copyright restrictions image David Octavius Hill was a Scottish painter a... More

David Octavius Hill - Finlay, deerstalker in the employ of Campbell of Islay

David Octavius Hill - Finlay, deerstalker in the employ of Campbell of...

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..about 1845..Accession no. PGP HA 530 .Medium Calotype print .Size 20.50 x 14.50 cm .Credit Purchased ..For more information please select here ( http://www.nationalgalleries... More

[Officer of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders Reading to the Troops, Edinburgh Castle]

[Officer of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders Reading to the Troops, Edinbur...

In 1843 Hill and Robert Adamson formed a partnership and established a studio at Rock House, Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, where Adamson was in charge of photographing and the chemical processes and Hill wa... More

Lady Mary Hamilton (Campbell) Ruthven, 1789 - 1885. Wife of James, Lord Ruthven

Lady Mary Hamilton (Campbell) Ruthven, 1789 - 1885. Wife of James, Lor...

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..1847..Accession no. PGP HA 2196.Medium Calotype print.Size 20.10 x 15.40 cm.Credit Purchased from the estate of Sophia Finlay (Charles Finlay's Trust), 1937..For more inform... More

Two Newhaven fishwives, perhaps Mrs Elizabeth (Johnstone) Hall on the right

Two Newhaven fishwives, perhaps Mrs Elizabeth (Johnstone) Hall on the ...

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..1843 - 1847..Accession no. PGP HA 328 .Medium Calotype print .Size 29.90 x 22.80 cm .Credit Purchased from Howard Ricketts 1975, who purchased the Royal Scottish Academy alb... More

coat of arms from "The Book of Perth: an illustration of the moral and ecclesiastical state of Scotland before and after the Reformation. With introduction, observations and notes"

coat of arms from "The Book of Perth: an illustration of the moral and...

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from "The Book of Perth: an illustration of the moral and ecclesiastical state of Scotland before and after the Reformation. With introduction, observations and notes"... More

Wiltshire from "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. L.P"

Wiltshire from "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in Englan...

This image has been taken from scan 000040 from volume 05 of "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. L.P". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... More

Debden Hall from "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. L.P"

Debden Hall from "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in Engl...

This image has been taken from scan 000302 from volume 01 of "Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. L.P". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... More

Portrait from "The naval and military history of the wars of England, including, the wars of Scotland and Ireland, etc"

Portrait from "The naval and military history of the wars of England, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000291 from volume 07 of "The naval and military history of the wars of England, including, the wars of Scotland and Ireland, etc". The title and subject terms of this image ... More

engraving from "Scott and Scotland: or, historical and romantic Illustrations of Scottish Story ... With ... steel engravings"

engraving from "Scott and Scotland: or, historical and romantic Illust...

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "Scott and Scotland: or, historical and romantic Illustrations of Scottish Story ... With ... steel engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have be... More

Melrose Abbey - Victorian era public domain image

Melrose Abbey - Victorian era public domain image

Interior view of ruins. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 197. No. 375.

Close No. 101 High Street, Glasgow

Close No. 101 High Street, Glasgow

Thomas Annan..1868 - 1871..Accession no. PGP 185.10 .Medium Albumen print .Size 28.40 x 22.50 cm .Credit Purchased 1986 ..For more information please select here ( http://www.nationalgalleries.org/object/PGP 185.10 ) .

Grand Durbar at Cawnpore from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History ... With descriptive ... sketches"

Grand Durbar at Cawnpore from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrati...

This image has been taken from scan 000531 from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History ... With descriptive ... sketches". The title and subject terms of this image have been... More

English Civil War (1642–1651) from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History ... With descriptive ... sketches"

English Civil War (1642–1651) from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illus...

This image has been taken from scan 000251 from "Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History ... With descriptive ... sketches". The title and subject terms of this image have been... More

Scotland, from the Types of All Nations series (N24) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Scotland, from the Types of All Nations series (N24) for Allen & Ginte...

Trade cards from the "Types of All Nations" series (N24), issued in 1889 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Glasgow Bridge, [Glasgow, Scotland]. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

Glasgow Bridge, [Glasgow, Scotland]. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

Historic Sites Public domain photograph - photochrome print, colorized, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[From the Red Road, Largs, Scotland]

[From the Red Road, Largs, Scotland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13036". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Burns National Monument, Mauchline, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Burns National Monument, Mauchline, Scotland] view, photochrome print...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13138". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[The Sands, Dumfries, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[The Sands, Dumfries, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13121". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Port Patrick from the west, Scotland]

[Port Patrick from the west, Scotland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13116". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[The bay, Oban, Scotland]. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

[The bay, Oban, Scotland]. Photochrom print, 1880-1890.

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[Ness Glen, Dalmellington, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Ness Glen, Dalmellington, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13106". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Port Patrick from the southwest, Scotland]

[Port Patrick from the southwest, Scotland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13115". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Iona Cathedral (Abbey), Iona, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Iona Cathedral (Abbey), Iona, Scotland] view, photochrome print postc...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13008". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[St. Enoch's Station, Glasgow, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[St. Enoch's Station, Glasgow, Scotland] view, photochrome print postc...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13155". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Town Hall, Annan, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[Town Hall, Annan, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13132". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[High Street, Dumfries, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

[High Street, Dumfries, Scotland] view, photochrome print postcard.

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "13059". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

Third Army, Flanders during World War I

Third Army, Flanders during World War I

British Third Army positions at Montebrehain, France, 1918, during World War I. First section of a panoramic view...The writing on the front of this photograph reads: 'Third Army/Panorama No. 570 made on 12 - 8... More

Matron-in-Chief introduces a Matron to her Majesty

Matron-in-Chief introduces a Matron to her Majesty

Queen Mary being introduced to hospital staff. They are standing outside in a courtyard surrounded by hospital buildings. According to the photograph's original caption, the two women standing in front of the Q... More

Officers crossing the Somme during the advance, Flanders

Officers crossing the Somme during the advance, Flanders

Soldiers crossing the River Somme in a boat, France, during World War I. This image shows four uniformed men in a boat. Each man is holding an oar. According to the existing caption they are crossing the River... More

Tommies going up to the trenches, Flanders

Tommies going up to the trenches, Flanders

In a barren, snow-covered landscape a group of soldiers cross an icy ditch. They are fully equipped and armed. More soldiers are waiting on the other side for them. In the distance barbed-wire fencing is visibl... More

Marshal Foch arrives and enters train of the advanced H.G.Q

Marshal Foch arrives and enters train of the advanced H.G.Q

The train has been brought to a halt on the curve of the track and the photograph has been taken down the side of the carriages. Wooden boards have been placed alongside the track to form a platform and then wo... More

Rule of the road at the Front, Flanders

Rule of the road at the Front, Flanders

This photograph shows a soldier guarding some steps beside a notice which reads, 'No one is allowed past this point in daylight.' The letters RP on the man's brassard, or arm band, show he was a member of the ... More

Scene in a captured village, Flanders

Scene in a captured village, Flanders

Across the right of the photograph is a mass of splintered and ruined wooden structures. That whole area is a confused jumble. The trees standing behind the structures have been stripped clean. The other side o... More

Some officers in a wrecked house, Flanders

Some officers in a wrecked house, Flanders

Five officers gathered together in the remains of a bombed-out house. This photograph was probably taken in the town of Arras, since it is among a sequence of images that all tell the visual story of the terrib... More

Machine gun instruction during World War I

Machine gun instruction during World War I

These American servicemen appear very relaxed about their machine-gun training. A pair of men are working on each gun, one preparing to fire, the other to feed in ammunition. The guns appear to be the Vickers m... More

H.R.R. [sic] the Duke of Connaught

H.R.R. [sic] the Duke of Connaught

A uniformed His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught, sitting on his horse, at the Front in France, during World War I. He has one hand resting reassuringly on the neck of his horse. The Duke and his horse ar... More

Corner of the bread store - ready to be sent up the line

Corner of the bread store - ready to be sent up the line

An officer of the Army Service Corps in white uniform and black boots is standing beside massive racks full of bread. His cap badge appears to be the eight-pointed star of the Army Service Corps. In 1918 they b... More

American delegates in Scotland, World War One 1914-1918

American delegates in Scotland, World War One 1914-1918

British Photographs of World War I Public domain photograph - British army, military forces, during World War One, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

From an advanced area a batch of prisoners is seen going back

From an advanced area a batch of prisoners is seen going back

British troops escorting prisoners from the front line, in France, during World War I. The Allied offensives of August and September 1918 resulted in the capture of large numbers of German prisoners. Tom Aitken... More

One of our Tanks at Flers, Flanders

One of our Tanks at Flers, Flanders

A tank is surrounded by infantrymen at Flers in France. The manner in which the soldiers are gathered together around the tank and looking directly at the camera, suggests that this could be a staged photograph... More

Judging a police turnout during World War I

Judging a police turnout during World War I

Horse show behind the Front Line during World War I. A sturdy hunter-type horse stands facing to the left. His rider is in full military attire and sits tall and proud on his horse. The judge stands at the back... More

Scene in a front line trench, Flanders

Scene in a front line trench, Flanders

This shows a section of trench about one metre deep, but built up with sandbags to about two metres height on the front side. Three soldiers in the foreground have turned to look at the camera. They have bayone... More

Some boys waiting to have a bath

Some boys waiting to have a bath

Members of the South African Native Labour Corp queuing for the showers, France, during World War I. This very personal moment is thought to have been captured by the photographer John Warwick Brooke. These men... More

Bridging a stream, Flanders during World War I

Bridging a stream, Flanders during World War I

A working party of soldiers, possibly Royal Engineers, build a wooden bridge over a small stream. The construction of roads, railways and bridges was essential to an army's success. Without an effective transpo... More

Crawling back to our lines after he was wounded, Flanders

Crawling back to our lines after he was wounded, Flanders

Solitary soldier crawling across a snow-covered landscape, heading in the direction of a nearby trench. He is wearing a long overcoat and steel helmet, and despite the suggestion in the existing caption that he... More

Soldiers during their spare time collect plants and flowers to decorate the graves of our heroes

Soldiers during their spare time collect plants and flowers to decorat...

Three soldiers are watering and tending some very tidy and carefully organised graves. Each grave is marked by a ring of stones and a wooden cross. In the background, are high walls with creepers and trailing v... More

Telling the tale!, Flanders during World War I

Telling the tale!, Flanders during World War I

Two gas sentries having a chat with a medical officer. Both the gas sentries are members of Scots regiments, and one is wearing a kilt. One man is sitting on the remains of a stone wall, next to a wall of sandb... More

Corner of the great heap of bombs and stores let by the Germans when they were driven out of St. Pierre Divion

Corner of the great heap of bombs and stores let by the Germans when t...

This photograph, probably taken by John Warwick Brooke shows a pile of helmets, bombs and ammunition stores abandoned by the German forces when the Allies captured St Pierre Divion on 13th November, 1916. After... More

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germany

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germa...

R.A.F. planes being loaded with munitions, France, during World War I. The people involved in this scene are all engrossed in their activities and as a result unaware of the camera. The size and power of these ... More

Rest on their way to the trenches, Flanders

Rest on their way to the trenches, Flanders

Infantry resting in the snow, Western Front, France, during World War I. This photograph, probably by John Warwick Brooke, shows a group of infantry, ten men with one officer, resting in the snow. Two men are s... More

Once a German dugout where they had an ammunition depot

Once a German dugout where they had an ammunition depot

A captured German dugout that, according to this photographs original caption, was probably an ammunition depot. Note the brickwork supports to the tunnel entrance and shell-damaged concrete roof above the door... More

Many shells fell among our men as they took the crest

Many shells fell among our men as they took the crest

The photographer appears to have taken this picture lying flat in a field. The furrows and undulations of the field look to be quite deep. The stones and chunks of mud look very large, making the whole area qui... More

Outpost trench built around a cottage, Flanders

Outpost trench built around a cottage, Flanders

A machine-gun unit are using a cottage as a useful outpost. The gun itself is positioned to fire through the cottage window. The remainder of the group are standing below the line of fire in a defended trench. ... More

Combien? [How much?], Flanders during World War I

Combien? [How much?], Flanders during World War I

Holding an auction. There is a kilted soldier standing in the window embrasure of a derelict house. There appears to be no roof and there is grass growing in the house. The soldier is holding out the bottle to ... More

View of Amiens during World War I

View of Amiens during World War I

British soldier observing the skyline of Amiens, in France, during World War I. With the Cathedral dominating the skyline, this photograph shows a British soldier taking in a view of the town of Amiens with its... More

Halt on their way to the trenches, Flanders

Halt on their way to the trenches, Flanders

Pausing for a rest, France, during World War I. The photographer has captured a group of soldiers pausing for a while in this snow-covered landscape. According to the original caption, they are on their way to ... More

German Regiment Commanders captured by the Canadians

German Regiment Commanders captured by the Canadians

German officers after capture by a Canadian regiment. In the photograph four German officers, who are captives of a Canadian regiment, stand chatting and smoking. The relaxed air of the men in the picture, comp... More

Ruins of church in Bapaume, Flanders

Ruins of church in Bapaume, Flanders

The church is framed by a hole in the brick wall through which the photograph is taken. The church itself still remains fairly intact although the roof has been blown off and the buildings round the back are fa... More

Watching the Boche trench through a periscope, Flanders

Watching the Boche trench through a periscope, Flanders

As this photograph shows, it was not only submarines that needed periscopes during World War I. This ingenious method of keeping watch on the enemys movements was certainly much safer than putting ones head abo... More

Control man points out to a driver an important notice

Control man points out to a driver an important notice

Caution notice for cars, France, during World War I. A soldier is pointing out a notice to the driver of an army car. The notice warns cars to drive slowly to avoid creating a dust cloud, which the enemy could ... More

Freedom of Cupar to F.M. Sir Douglas Haig

Freedom of Cupar to F.M. Sir Douglas Haig

Haig in Cupar, Fife, 1919. The road into Cupar, Fife, lined with people including a military Guard of Honour. The road has been decorated with two triumphal arches, flags and bunting. A single figure, possibly ... More

Pathetic scene. A refugee with her dog, Flanders

Pathetic scene. A refugee with her dog, Flanders

Refugee woman and her dog, France, during World War I. This photograph, attributed to John Warwick Brooke, shows a woman and a small dog sitting on a horse-drawn cart which is loaded high with chairs, bedding a... More

Irish troops from North and South were present at the ceremony

Irish troops from North and South were present at the ceremony

Irish soldiers huddle round the grave of Major Redmond. The grave is covered with wreaths and flowers, and is sheltered by a large hedge. The soldiers look clean and well presented for this visit to the gravesi... More

Liut. General Sir John Cowan, Q.M.G., of the British Army (on right)

Liut. General Sir John Cowan, Q.M.G., of the British Army (on right)

Lieutenant General Sir John Cowans, France, during World War I. This posed but informal shot shows two senior officers talking. They are leaning on wooden rails outside a building. The original caption identifi... More

View of the altar in Amiens Cathedral showing the protective measures taken inside the Cathedral

View of the altar in Amiens Cathedral showing the protective measures ...

The wooden supports that were built to shield the altar at Amiens Cathedral from shell damage. In addition to these supporting planks, sandbags were also used to protect the interior furnishings and ornaments f... More

British Tommy felling a tree, Flanders

British Tommy felling a tree, Flanders

A soldier dressed in 'civvy street dungarees cutting down a tree with an axe. In the background stands another British 'Tommy wearing his working clothes and looking towards the camera. The effects of deforesta... More

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