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Caravan crossing Blue Nile (3948019009)

Caravan crossing Blue Nile (3948019009)

The expedition's caravan, men and horses, crossing the Blue Nile at the bottom of a canyon, 5,000 feet deep. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassi... More

Princess Aster00 - Public domain portrait engraving

Princess Aster00 - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of Princess Aster aka Princess Esther, daughter of Mentewab (1706-1773), Empress of Ethiopia, and consort of Mikael Sehul, Ras of Tigray

Adwa treaty original - Public domain dedication image

Adwa treaty original - Public domain dedication image

Original in amharic of the Adwa treaty, also known as, Hewett treaty

Henry Salt - A Sketch of Mr. Pearce's House at Chelicut 0323

Henry Salt - A Sketch of Mr. Pearce's House at Chelicut 0323

Plate 20., facing p. 262. A Sketch of Mr. Pearce's House at Chelicut. Etching by C. Heath, ca 1814, after H. Salt. From A Voyage to Abyssinia and Travels into the Interior of that Country by Henry Salt. 1814.

Expedition members and horses (3948019325)

Expedition members and horses (3948019325)

Expedition member on horse, two other men with horses standing. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfr... More

People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia coat

People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia coat

አማርኛ: የኢትዮጵያ ሕዝባዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ አርማ العربية: شعار جمهورية أثيوبيا الديمقراطية الشعبية Esperanto: Blazono de Etiopio Popola Demokratia Respubliko Italiano: Stemma della Repubblica Popolare Democratica d'Etio... More

Kebedech Seyoum - Public domain portrait photograph

Kebedech Seyoum - Public domain portrait photograph

Kebedech Seyoum, ethiopian female patriot, 1935 Français : Portrait de Kebedech Seyoum, résistante éthiopienne pendant l'occupation mussolinienne, 1935

French troops Djibouti 1935

French troops Djibouti 1935

French colonial troops landing in Djibouti in a time of international tension prior to the invasion of Ethiopia by Italy late in 1935. Photograph in the French weekly L'Illustration.

Ab Guerriers Gallas Abyssinievers 1900 - A group of men standing next to each other on a field

Ab Guerriers Gallas Abyssinievers 1900 - A group of men standing next ...

Français : "Guerriers Galla", Photo ancienne, illustrant un article sur l'Abyssinie dans la revue française "Revue illustrée" (Tome relié 1902)

Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis 3

Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis 3

Fitawrari Habte Giyorgis

Saint Kaleb of Axum with the lion flag

Saint Kaleb of Axum with the lion flag

"St. Elesbaan (Caleb), King of Ethiopia with S. Efigênia. (National Library of Brazil)"

Mucculla in Abyssinia - GAC 2754

Mucculla in Abyssinia - GAC 2754

Plate 18. "Mucculla in Abyssinia", London: William Miller, 1 May 1809. Plate XVIII. reference

Expedition members on horses (3948019225)

Expedition members on horses (3948019225)

Three men, unidentified expedition members, on horses. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfred M. Bai... More

Heruy-Wolde-Selassie-1459998290

Heruy-Wolde-Selassie-1459998290

A photograph of an elderly Heruy Wolde Selassie (1878-1938), an Ethiopian historian and foreign minister.

Nathaniel Pearce - Egypt

Nathaniel Pearce - Egypt

Nathaniel Pearce in his Abyssinian Dress. A Young Galla of High Ran

Seal yohannes iv

Seal yohannes iv

Official Seal of Emperor Yohannes II of Ethiopia

Expedition members on Portuguese bridge (3948801628)

Expedition members on Portuguese bridge (3948801628)

Expedition members on Portuguese bridge made of stone. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfred M. Bai... More

Men on horses near water (3948802376)

Men on horses near water (3948802376)

Men (unidentified expedition members) on horses near water. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfred M... More

Dejazmach Hailu - A painting of a group of people on a wall

Dejazmach Hailu - A painting of a group of people on a wall

Dejazmach Hailu, governor of Hamasien, armed with a shotel curved sword. Right of him, his attendants carrying his shield and spears. Left of him, soldiers armed with machlock guns. (Description according to C... More

Expedition members, all wearing ties (3948802962)

Expedition members, all wearing ties (3948802962)

Five expedition members, all wearing ties (2 with bow ties) and pith helmets. Wilfred Osgood at far right, Louis Agassiz Fuertes in middle. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participant... More

Expedition member outside of tent (3948803132)

Expedition member outside of tent (3948803132)

Expedition member outside of tent. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfred M. Bailey Expedition Start... More

Bako - Shako (Winterton)

Bako - Shako (Winterton)

Winterton Collection of East African Photographs, Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston Object 38-5-1 - Bako River Object 38-5-2 - Bako River Object 38-5-3 - Akob... More

Expedition members with weapons (3948018537)

Expedition members with weapons (3948018537)

Expedition members, some holding rifles, maybe a shot gun, mules, men, trees [maybe acacia]. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Su... More

Crossing Portuguese stone bridge (3948018397)

Crossing Portuguese stone bridge (3948018397)

Expedition members with mules crossing stone bridge built by the Portuguese. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Ja... More

Return of the army of Ras Wolda Giyorgis after the conquest of Kaffa

Return of the army of Ras Wolda Giyorgis after the conquest of Kaffa

Return of the army of Ras Wolda Giyorgis after the conquest of Kaffa Français : Retour des armées du Ras Wolde Giorgis après la conquête du Kaffa

Menelik at the head of his army

Menelik at the head of his army

Menelik II leading his army before the Battle of Adwa

Caravan crossing a river (3948802040)

Caravan crossing a river (3948802040)

Expedition caravan crossing a river. The caravan fords a stream, expedition members, native Abyssinians, mules. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Aga... More

A labourer of agame colour - Public domain portrait painting

A labourer of agame colour - Public domain portrait painting

A labourer of Agame Public domain photograph of 19th-century male portrait painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gaki Sherocho in ceremonial dress

Gaki Sherocho in ceremonial dress

Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, in ceremonial dress

Henry Salt - Sketch of rocky coast of the islands of Amphila, and an Agow mansion in Avergale

Henry Salt - Sketch of rocky coast of the islands of Amphila, and an A...

Plate 11., facing p. 169. Sketch of rocky coast of the islands of Amphila, and an Agow mansion in Avergale, referred to in p. 490. Etching by C. Heath, ca 1814, after H. Salt. From A Voyage to Abyssinia and Tr... More

Expedition members in front of tents (3948802304)

Expedition members in front of tents (3948802304)

Expedition members and native Abyssinians in front of tents at campsite. One man holds a rifle over his shoulder. Banner for Field Museum U.S.A. visible in background. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyss... More

Haile Selassie Genna

Haile Selassie Genna

Haile Selassie (1892-1975) playing the traditional sport

Henry Salt - The Vale of Calaat

Henry Salt - The Vale of Calaat

Plate 22. "The Vale of Calaat", London: William Miller, 1 May 1809. Depicts the Chetzin Calat in the Tigray region of present day Ethiopia (then known as Abyssinia)

Tenagne Werq Sahle Selassie

Tenagne Werq Sahle Selassie

Tenagne Werq Sahle Selassie

Elephant Trains- British attack on Tewodros II Illustrated London News 1 August 1868

Elephant Trains- British attack on Tewodros II Illustrated London News...

The Abyssinian Expedition, the Elephant Train. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 1 August 1868. Some of the forty-four trained elephants who had been sent from India to transport the heavy guns

Bruecke ueber den Magetsch

Bruecke ueber den Magetsch

Etching of the old "Portuguese" Bridge over the Magech River in northern Ethiopia, near Gondar

Ethiopic genesis (ch. 29, v. 11-16), 15th century (The S.S. Teacher's Edition-The Holy Bible - Plate XII, 1)

Ethiopic genesis (ch. 29, v. 11-16), 15th century (The S.S. Teacher's ...

A portion of the Octateuch in Ethiopian, British Library Oriental MS. 480, containing Genesis 29:11-16. This MS. was written in the 15th century, & is part of a library collected by Emperor Theodore at Magdala... More

Somali People - Drawing. Public domain image.

Somali People - Drawing. Public domain image.

Eesah Somauli / Issa man and woman in traditional attire (1844) Public domain photograph - 19th-century male studio portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Caravan crossing a river (3948802092)

Caravan crossing a river (3948802092)

Expedition caravan crossing a river. The caravan fords a stream, expedition members, native Abyssinians, mules. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Ag... More

Group of men on horses holding rifles (3948019039)

Group of men on horses holding rifles (3948019039)

Group of men on horses holding rifles, unidentified expedition member, rifle pointing down, unidentified mammal specimen on ground. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfr... More

Yekuno Amlak - A book with a picture of a woman and children

Yekuno Amlak - A book with a picture of a woman and children

Русский: Мусульманские пленные перед царем Йекуно Амлаком.

Aksumite king, Qusayr Amra

Aksumite king, Qusayr Amra

Aksumite king from a mural in Qusayr Amra, first half of the eight century

Abba Jifar II

Abba Jifar II

Abba Jifar II, king of Jimma (1875-1932) Français : Abba Jifar II, roi de Jimma (1875-1932)

Gaki Sherocho - An old black and white photo of a woman

Gaki Sherocho - An old black and white photo of a woman

Gaki Sherocho, king of Kaffa Français : Gaki Sherocho, roi du Keffa

Tato Gaki Sherocho in chains - 1897

Tato Gaki Sherocho in chains - 1897

Tato Gaki Sherocho, king of Kaffa, in chains after his defeat against Ras Walda Giyorgis (Q2541068). Français : Tato Gaki Sherocho, roi du Keffa, enchaîné après avoir été battu par les forces du Ras Wolde Giyorgis.

A nobleman of Tigre colour

A nobleman of Tigre colour

A nobleman of Tigre/A Chewa nobleman

Expedition member seated at table (3948019253)

Expedition member seated at table (3948019253)

Expedition member seated at table, several men standing around outside. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Ba... More

Expedition camel with Field Museum flag

Expedition camel with Field Museum flag

Seated expedition camel with Field Museum / Chicago flag or blanket. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum,... More

The incident of Ethiopia

The incident of Ethiopia

Abyssinian troops "carrying out a raid" and overrunning eastern Muslims

Egypt Karnak Ethiopia Tigray - Egypt

Egypt Karnak Ethiopia Tigray - Egypt

Subdivisions in three regions of Ethiopa as known by ancient egyptians, written on the columns of the temple of Karnak : Berberata (Barbaria in the North), Tekarerer, Tekrau (Tigray in the center), Arem (Amhar... More

Troops parading Djibouti 1935, Italy

Troops parading Djibouti 1935, Italy

French colonial troops parading near he Governor's palace in Djibouti in 1935. France had landed additional troops in Djibouti during the period of international tension that preceded the invasion of Ethiopia ... More

Nobile ethiopo, 1598 – BEIC IE8972727
Elias Christoph Heiss - Aba Gorgorios, 1681

Elias Christoph Heiss - Aba Gorgorios, 1681

Portrait of Abba Gorgoryos (Abba Gorgorios) by Elias Christopher Heiss, Augsburg, 1691, in a supplementary volume to the 1681 Historia Aethiopica by Hiob Ludolf.

Ab Place De Harrar Abyssinie Vers 1900

Ab Place De Harrar Abyssinie Vers 1900

Français : Photo ancienne, légendée "La place de Harrar", dans un article de la "Revue illustrée" (Tome relié 1902) consacré à l'Abyssinie

Locomotive Railroad bridge holhol, Public domain image

Locomotive Railroad bridge holhol, Public domain image

The Djibouti-Addis Ababa Railroad bridge at Hol Hol. Etching of bridge originally published in Le Moinde Illustre, 1898

Iyasus Mo'a (1832?)

Iyasus Mo'a (1832?)

Native depiction of Iyasus Mo'a

Henry Salt - View of the Ras's-House at Antalow

Henry Salt - View of the Ras's-House at Antalow

Plate 2: View_of_the_Ras's-House_at_Antalow

Rennell Rodd Mission 1897

Rennell Rodd Mission 1897

Photo showing the members of the Rennell Rodd mission to Ethiopia being accompanied by Ethiopian soldiers at its arrival at Addis Ababa in 1897. Photo from the book Vers Fachoda. À la rencontre de la mission M... More

Camp site of Daily News expedition (3948801762)

Camp site of Daily News expedition (3948801762)

Camp site of Daily News Abyssinian expedition. Passing through a village in Arussi. Men, mules, houses, trees. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agas... More

Expedition camp site (3948018737)

Expedition camp site (3948018737)

Camp site. The kosso, Yews, the expedition cook, selected the site to make camp. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cuttin... More

Lucy Mexico
Flore des serres v14 067a - Public domain botanical illustration

Flore des serres v14 067a - Public domain botanical illustration

Botanical illustration Public domain scan of print or book page depicting plant, botanical drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Mountains of Samayut - British Library Maps 6.TAB.74.

The Mountains of Samayut - British Library Maps 6.TAB.74.

Plate 21. "The Mountains of Samayut", London: William Miller, 1 May 1809.

Expedition members with movie camera (3948019605)

Expedition members with movie camera (3948019605)

Expedition member (Cutting?) explaining the movie camera on tripod to two men. Shows the Akeley "pancake" camera from the side. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred ... More

American diplomatic mission to Menelik II

American diplomatic mission to Menelik II

various members of the American 1903-04 diplomatic mission to Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia, en route. Those present include Consul Robert P. Skinner, his secretary H. Wales, and Charles Lincoln "C.L." Husse... More

Sultan of Aussa, the emperor's friend

Sultan of Aussa, the emperor's friend

Sultan Ali Mirah of Afar with Emperor Haile Selassie on the right and the Emperor's son Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen on the left.

Henry Salt - The town of Adowe

Henry Salt - The town of Adowe

Plate 1: The town of Adowe

The Mountains of Samayut GAC 2757

The Mountains of Samayut GAC 2757

Plate 21. "The Mountains of Samayut", London: William Miller, 1 May 1809.

Henry Salt - Plan of Excavated churches, etc

Henry Salt - Plan of Excavated churches, etc

Plate 22., facing p. 302. Plan of the churches, Jummadi Mariam, and Abha Os Gaba, and the elevation of St. Emanuel from Alvarez, to which are annexed the cross and characters usually prefixed to Ethiopic letter... More

Walking up the hill to building (3948019547)

Walking up the hill to building (3948019547)

Expedition and group of people, some on horses, walking up small hill towards building that is surrounded by a stone wall. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood... More

Chrieger, Cristoforo – Nobile ethiopo, 1590 – BEIC IE8996043
Smuglewicz-Posłowie perscy u króla Etiopów

Smuglewicz-Posłowie perscy u króla Etiopów

Public domain scan of 18th-century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Samuel of Waldebba Painting - Public domain dedication image

Samuel of Waldebba Painting - Public domain dedication image

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

Yekuno Amlak (cropped)

Yekuno Amlak (cropped)

Muslim prisoners before Emperor Yekuno Amlak. Русский: Мусульманские пленные перед царем Йекуно Амлаком.

Henry Salt - Sketch of a building in Avergale (cropped)

Henry Salt - Sketch of a building in Avergale (cropped)

Plate 11., facing p. 169. Sketch of an Agow mansion in Avergale, referred to in p. 490. Etching by C. Heath, ca 1814, after H. Salt. From A Voyage to Abyssinia and Travels into the Interior of that Country by ... More

Expedition members with mountain in background (3948019171)

Expedition members with mountain in background (3948019171)

Two unidentified expedition members in the field, mountain behind them. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Ba... More

Fuertes sketching guereza monkey (3948019757)

Fuertes sketching guereza monkey (3948019757)

Expedition crew members at camp with tent. Probably Louis Agassiz Fuertes sketching a guereza monkey. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuert... More

Kawa Tona - Public domain portrait print

Kawa Tona - Public domain portrait print

Kawa Tona, last King of Welayta Français : Kawa Tona, dernier roi de Welayta

Islamic frieze, Wukro Chirkos

Islamic frieze, Wukro Chirkos

Islamic frieze from the second half of the 11th century used as an arch in the Wukro Chirkos in Tigray, Ethiopia. Originally drawn in 1868. For more info see M. Muehlbauer 2021: "From Stone to Dust: The Life o... More

Ethiopian scribes - Public domain illuminated manuscript

Ethiopian scribes - Public domain illuminated manuscript

Illuminated manuscript from Aksum showing two scribes.

Tekle Hawariat as a young adult

Tekle Hawariat as a young adult

Tekle Hawariat, Shewan nobleman, as a young adult.

Battle ethiopian

Battle ethiopian

Plate 28., to face p. 394. Sketch of an Ethiopian battle scene, as drawn by Henry Salt.

Caravan crossing a river (3948802144)

Caravan crossing a river (3948802144)

Expedition caravan crossing a river. The caravan fords a stream, expedition members, native Abyssinians, mules. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Ag... More

Man on camel

Man on camel

Man (unidentified expedition member) on camel. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Suydam Cutting, Jack Baum, Alfred M. Bailey Expe... More

Early nineteenth century warriors Colour

Early nineteenth century warriors Colour

Picryl description: Public domain image of a rural landscape, horses, horse riding, farm animals, farmers, livestock, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Ab Puits Desert des Somalis, vers 1900

Ab Puits Desert des Somalis, vers 1900

Français : Photo ancienne,légendée "Un puits dans le désert des Somalis", dans un article de la "Revue illustrée" (Tome relié 1902) consacré à l'Abyssinie. .

Abune Matewos - An old photo of a man holding a cross

Abune Matewos - An old photo of a man holding a cross

Abune Matewos Public domain image - related to Russian history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Balcha Aba Nefso, Israel

Balcha Aba Nefso, Israel

Balcha Aba Nefso Public domain photograph related to Israel, Jewish history, Jews, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

House ras alula - A drawing of a castle on top of a hill

House ras alula - A drawing of a castle on top of a hill

Etching of the House of Ras Alula, now in Asmara, Eritrea. Originally published in J.T. Bent, The Sacred City of the Ethiopians (London, 1896)

19th c. Abyssinian Warfare

19th c. Abyssinian Warfare

Old engraving from the 1800s captioned "Abyssinian Warfare," though online it says it depicts the death of John Bell during the reign of Tewodros II

Sebastopol Wello

Sebastopol Wello

The original Sebastopol mortar in Wello.

Tekle Gyorgis II, "LE PRINCE D'ABYSSINIE."
Henry Salt - Mucculla in Abyssinia

Henry Salt - Mucculla in Abyssinia

Plate 18. "Mucculla in Abyssinia", London: William Miller, 1 May 1809. Plate XVIII. reference

A nobleman of Tigre - A man with a snake in his hand
Early nineteenth century warriors

Early nineteenth century warriors

Picryl description: Public domain image of a rural landscape, horses, horse riding, farm animals, farmers, livestock, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

The Cross of Emperor Tewodros II

The Cross of Emperor Tewodros II

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl Description.

Expedition members in tent with chief (3948019401)

Expedition members in tent with chief (3948019401)

Expedition members in tent with chief. Probably village of Davart, seat of Dejasmatch Ayula. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. Su... More

Expedition members on horseback (3948801692)

Expedition members on horseback (3948801692)

Large group of expedition members on horseback, possibly includes Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Jack Baum, and others on Daily News newspaper expedition. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Part... More

Expedition members and horse (3948018239)

Expedition members and horse (3948018239)

Unidentified expedition members and horse as seen from above. Crowd of men in white clothing. 1927. Name of Expedition: Daily News Abyssinian Expedition Participants: Wilfred Osgood, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, C. S... More

ST-Abessynianlaw - An old black and white drawing of a woman holding a blanket

ST-Abessynianlaw - An old black and white drawing of a woman holding a...

"An Abyssinian Lawsuit". The image is based on the description of Abyssinia by James Bruce. The book writes: Bruce also described the Abyssinians as never making a new law, as with their usual superstition an... More

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