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A Traveller and His Dog (Le Voyageur et son Chien)

A Traveller and His Dog (Le Voyageur et son Chien)

Public domain scan of Dutch print from Metropolitan Museum of Art, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[Saint Brendan, 484-577, figurative map of St. Brendan's legendary voyage; shows Mass being said on the back of a whale]

[Saint Brendan, 484-577, figurative map of St. Brendan's legendary voy...

Repr. of engraving. Illus. in: Plautius, Caspar. Nova Typis ...1621, p. 13. Reference copy may be in LOT 4409A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Legends; Brend... More

Carte de la Florida, de la Louisiane, et pays voisins : pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages /

Carte de la Florida, de la Louisiane, et pays voisins : pour servir à ...

Public domain document scan of map of Florida, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Voyages Pittoresque ou, Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile

Voyages Pittoresque ou, Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicil...

Written by Jean Claude Richard, Abbé de Saint-Non (French, Paris 1727–1791 Paris)

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... More

A view of Owhyhee, one of the Sandwich Islands

A view of Owhyhee, one of the Sandwich Islands

Public domain image of a sailing ship, caravel, harbor, sea, naval battle, 16th-17th century maritime seascape, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Les Liliacees: Passage de la Riviere Des Elephants

Les Liliacees: Passage de la Riviere Des Elephants

Public domain illustrated book page scan, related to travels, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

portrait from "Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope and up the Red Sea; with travels in Egypt, through the Deserts, etc"

portrait from "Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope and up the Red Sea; wit...

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope and up the Red Sea; with travels in Egypt, through the Deserts, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... More

portrait from "Lettres, ou Voyage pittoresque dans les Alpes, en passant par la route de Lyon et le Mont-Cénis; suivi d'un recueil de vues des monumens antiques de Rome ... en 48 planches et un frontispice: dessinées d'après nature et gravées ... par Baltard. Ms. notes"

portrait from "Lettres, ou Voyage pittoresque dans les Alpes, en passa...

This image has been taken from scan 000049 from "Lettres, ou Voyage pittoresque dans les Alpes, en passant par la route de Lyon et le Mont-Cénis; suivi d'un recueil de vues des monumens antiques de Rome ... en... More

fauna from "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La Perouse, and others; ... with a ... geographical description of the World. Embellished with ... engravings and maps. (The World or the present state of the Universe. ... Vol. II.)"

fauna from "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La Pero...

This image has been taken from scan 000075 from volume 01 of "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La Perouse, and others; ... with a ... geographical description of the World. Embellished with ..... More

Portunus from "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La Perouse, and others; ... with a ... geographical description of the World. Embellished with ... engravings and maps. (The World or the present state of the Universe. ... Vol. II.)"

Portunus from "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La P...

This image has been taken from scan 000482 from volume 02 of "The Voyages and Travels of Capt. Cook, Mungo Park, La Perouse, and others; ... with a ... geographical description of the World. Embellished with ..... More

Servante quarteronne de Lima.

Servante quarteronne de Lima.

Public domain illustrated book page scan, related to travels, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Friendship replica, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 2015.

Friendship replica, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 2015.

The Salem East Indiaman Friendship was launched in 1797. She made 15 voyages during her career to Batavia, India, China, South America, the Caribbean, England< Germany, the Mediterranean and Russia. Built for S... More

map from "A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions; undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific; from the earliest periods of Scandinavian navigation to the departure of the recent expeditions under the orders of Captain Ross and Buchan"

map from "A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions; ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions; undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West, or Polar Passage between ... More

map from "[Travels in the interior of Brazil, particularly in the gold and diamond districts ..., including a voyage to the Rio de la Plata, and an historical sketch of the revolution of Buenos Ayres. Illustrated with engravings.]"

map from "[Travels in the interior of Brazil, particularly in the gold...

This image has been taken from scan 000222 from "[Travels in the interior of Brazil, particularly in the gold and diamond districts ..., including a voyage to the Rio de la Plata, and an historical sketch of th... More

Costume des Barabrael, Voyage a meroe au fleuve blanc au dela de fazoql

Costume des Barabrael, Voyage a meroe au fleuve blanc au dela de fazoq...

Public domain illustrated book page scan, related to Egypt, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Nelle. Hollande: Ile des Kanguroos, 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Femmea de l' tk, 6. Naturel de van diemen, Port Jervis, 7. Bam, 8. Djacamel.

Nelle. Hollande: Ile des Kanguroos, 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Femmea de l' tk, 6....

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Nouvelle Zélande. Pilogue de l anse de l'Astrolabe. (Baie tasman.), Pirogue du canal de l'Astrolabe.

Nouvelle Zélande. Pilogue de l anse de l'Astrolabe. (Baie tasman.), Pi...

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Nelle. Hollande. (Port du Roi Georges.): 1. Patêt. 2. Yalepouol son fils. 3.4. Naturels qui vinrenl á bord les premiers. 5. Petêt II. 6. Mokorê.

Nelle. Hollande. (Port du Roi Georges.): 1. Patêt. 2. Yalepouol son fi...

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Village à l' anse de l' Astrolabe. (Nouvelle Zélande.).

Village à l' anse de l' Astrolabe. (Nouvelle Zélande.).

Public domain illustrated book page scan, related to travels, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Baie de la praya. (Ile San lago.).

Baie de la praya. (Ile San lago.).

Public domain illustrated book page scan, related to travels, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

portrait from "A Journal from the Year 1811 till the Year 1815, including a voyage to, and residence in, India, with a tour to the North-Western parts of the British possessions in that country, under the Bengal Government"

portrait from "A Journal from the Year 1811 till the Year 1815, includ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "A Journal from the Year 1811 till the Year 1815, including a voyage to, and residence in, India, with a tour to the North-Western parts of the Briti... More

portrait from "A Journal of a Voyage to, and residence in, the Island of Jamaica, from 1801 to 1805, and of subsequent events in England from 1805 to 1811"

portrait from "A Journal of a Voyage to, and residence in, the Island ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "A Journal of a Voyage to, and residence in, the Island of Jamaica, from 1801 to 1805, and of subsequent events in England from 1805 to 1811". The ti... More

A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad, by the Africans on Board; Their Voyage, and Capture near Long Island, New York; with Biographical Sketches of Each of the Surviving Africans.

A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of t...

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

portrait from "A Steam Voyage to Constantinople, by the Rhine and the Danube, in 1840-1841, and to Portugal, Spain, &c., in 1839. ... To which is annexed, the author's correspondence with Prince Metternich, etc"

portrait from "A Steam Voyage to Constantinople, by the Rhine and the ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "A Steam Voyage to Constantinople, by the Rhine and the Danube, in 1840-1841, and to Portugal, Spain, &c., in 1839. ... To which is annexed, the auth... More

Nubien et Égyptien - Early photography, Public domain image

Nubien et Égyptien - Early photography, Public domain image

Picryl description: Public domain image of ethnic group, people gathering, anthropology, colonies, exotic, indigenous people, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... More

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de Gulliver (Paris, 1795)]

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de...

Illus. in: Swift, Voyages de Gulliver, Paris, 1795. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - SWIFT, JONATHAN. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Books, B.I.

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt"

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de ...

This image has been taken from scan 000123 from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt". The title and subject... More

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt"

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de ...

This image has been taken from scan 000063 from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt". The title and subject... More

people from "Voyageurs anciens et modernes, ou Choix des relations de voyages ... depuis le cinquième siècle avant Jésus-Christ jusqu'au dix-neuvième siècle, avec biographies, notes et indications iconographiques, par M. E. Charton"

people from "Voyageurs anciens et modernes, ou Choix des relations de ...

This image has been taken from scan 000200 from volume 01 of "Voyageurs anciens et modernes, ou Choix des relations de voyages ... depuis le cinquième siècle avant Jésus-Christ jusqu'au dix-neuvième siècle... More

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt"

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de ...

This image has been taken from scan 000153 from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt". The title and subject... More

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt"

portrait from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de ...

This image has been taken from scan 000092 from "Voyage pittoresque sur le Rhin; d'après l'allemand de Monsieur le Professeur Vogt par ... l'Abbé Libert. Avec gravures. Vol. 1, in 3 pt". The title and subject... More

flora from "Œuvres complètes de Jean Jacques Rousseau. Nouvelle édition, classée par ordre de matières, etc. (Voyage à Ermenonville par feu M. Le Tourneur, pour servir de préface.) [Edited by L. S. Mercier, G. Brizard, and F. H. S. de L'Aulnaye.] F.P"

flora from "Œuvres complètes de Jean Jacques Rousseau. Nouvelle édit...

This image has been taken from scan 000076 from volume 37 of "Œuvres complètes de Jean Jacques Rousseau. Nouvelle édition, classée par ordre de matières, etc. (Voyage à Ermenonville par feu M. Le Tourneur,... More

Bi-Sutoun. Vue géométrale des bas-reliefs.

Bi-Sutoun. Vue géométrale des bas-reliefs.

Public domain scan of an art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Bi-Sutoun. Chapiteau sassinide.

Bi-Sutoun. Chapiteau sassinide.

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

Voyage en Perse. Perse Ancienne. Planches. Tome premier. [Title page]
Tak-i Bostan. Bas-relief, chasse aux sangliers.
ship from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe, and three cruises to the Arctic Regions in search of Sir J. Franklin"

ship from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe... More

Alphonse Legros - Repos du voyageur

Alphonse Legros - Repos du voyageur

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

[Compagnons de Speeke et Grant revenus avec eux au Caire du voyage decouverte des sources du Nil.]

[Compagnons de Speeke et Grant revenus avec eux au Caire du voyage dec...

Picryl description: Public domain image of ethnic group, people gathering, anthropology, colonies, exotic, indigenous people, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Journey through the Eager Population (Voyage à Travers les Populations Empressées), from La Caricature, plate 413

Journey through the Eager Population (Voyage à Travers les Populations...

Satirical lithograph depicting the pear-shaped King Louis-Philippe riding through a landscape strewn with corpses. Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)

ship from "Histoire universelle des Voyages. Relation succincte et pittoresque des navigations et des découvertes les plus intéressantes faits dans les temps les plus reculés par les Egyptiens, les Carthagenois et les Grecs; dans le moyen âge par les Portugais, les Espagnols et les Venetiens: dans les temps modernes par C. Colomb. Magellan, Mendoce et Mindana; ... et de nos jours, par Levaillant, Krusenstern, Kotzebue ... Ouvrage orné de gravures"

ship from "Histoire universelle des Voyages. Relation succincte et pit...

This image has been taken from scan 000184 from "Histoire universelle des Voyages. Relation succincte et pittoresque des navigations et des découvertes les plus intéressantes faits dans les temps les plus rec... More

Chinampa from "Voyage et aventures autour du monde de Robert Kergorièu. [With plates.]"

Chinampa from "Voyage et aventures autour du monde de Robert Kergoriè...

This image has been taken from scan 000369 from "Voyage et aventures autour du monde de Robert Kergorièu. [With plates.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by us... More

flora from "What Mr. Darwin saw in his Voyage round The World in the Ship “Beagle.” [Compiled and adapted from “Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle, etc.”]"

flora from "What Mr. Darwin saw in his Voyage round The World in the S...

This image has been taken from scan 000151 from "What Mr. Darwin saw in his Voyage round The World in the Ship “Beagle.” [Compiled and adapted from “Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of... More

map from "Pérou et Bolivie. Récit de voyage, suivi d'études archéologiques et ethnographiques, et de notes sur l'écriture et les langues des populations indiennes ... Ouvrage contenant ... gravures, ... cartes et ... plans"

map from "Pérou et Bolivie. Récit de voyage, suivi d'études archéo...

This image has been taken from scan 000230 from "Pérou et Bolivie. Récit de voyage, suivi d'études archéologiques et ethnographiques, et de notes sur l'écriture et les langues des populations indiennes ...... More

ship from "The Last Voyage ... 1887. [Lady Brassey's journals and notes of her last voyage in the “Sunbeam”; edited by Lady Barker. With a brief memoir by Lord Brassey. With illustrations and a map.] (Appendix. Part I. Voyage from Darnley Island to Port Darwin, Cape of Good Hope, and England. By Lord Brassey.-Part II. A. Abstract of log of “Sunbeam,” prepared by Thomas Allnutt Brassey. B. Outline of voyage, reprinted from “The Times.”)"

ship from "The Last Voyage ... 1887. [Lady Brassey's journals and note...

This image has been taken from scan 000521 from "The Last Voyage ... 1887. [Lady Brassey's journals and notes of her last voyage in the “Sunbeam”; edited by Lady Barker. With a brief memoir by Lord Brassey. Wit... More

DIG112357, Paris, France, Tekniska museet, Sweden

DIG112357, Paris, France, Tekniska museet, Sweden

Ur album: Utländska Resan 1890. Place Vendôme, Paris. Public domain image of 19th-century Paris - architecture, historical city building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Portrait from "La Chasse au mouflon, ou petit voyage philosophique en Corse. Avec quarante-trois gravures, etc"

Portrait from "La Chasse au mouflon, ou petit voyage philosophique en ...

This image has been taken from scan 000043 from "La Chasse au mouflon, ou petit voyage philosophique en Corse. Avec quarante-trois gravures, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated f... More

Christopher Columbus from "[Famous Voyagers and Explorers.]"

Christopher Columbus from "[Famous Voyagers and Explorers.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "[Famous Voyagers and Explorers.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

River Neretva from "A travers la Bosnie et l'Herzégovine. Études et impressions de voyage. [With plates and a map.]"

River Neretva from "A travers la Bosnie et l'Herzégovine. Études et ...

This image has been taken from scan 000343 from "A travers la Bosnie et l'Herzégovine. Études et impressions de voyage. [With plates and a map.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... More

photograph from "Farthest North. Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship “Fram,” 1893-96, and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen ... With an appendix by Otto Sverdrup, etc. [With plates, including portraits.]"

photograph from "Farthest North. Being the record of a voyage of explo...

This image has been taken from scan 000217 from volume 01 of "Farthest North. Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship “Fram,” 1893-96, and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and L... More

stag from "L'Écosse. Souvenirs et impressions de voyage. Ouvrage illustré de cent soixante-sept gravures, dont cent dix reproduisent les aquarelles exécutées d'après nature, par G. Vuillier"

stag from "L'Écosse. Souvenirs et impressions de voyage. Ouvrage illu...

This image has been taken from scan 000185 from "L'Écosse. Souvenirs et impressions de voyage. Ouvrage illustré de cent soixante-sept gravures, dont cent dix reproduisent les aquarelles exécutées d'après n... More

The Hanlons, Le voyage en Suisse

The Hanlons, Le voyage en Suisse

Caption: The railroad disaster : where no one is hurt it's only done for fun. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New York." Elmer & Thall, owners & managers. N.Y. no. 9049. F... More

Monroe Cabin - National Parks Gallery

Monroe Cabin - National Parks Gallery

This image of the Monroe family cabin was used on postcards to encourage tourism in the border lakes.

DIG92901, Tekniska museet, Sweden

DIG92901, Tekniska museet, Sweden

Motiv från Låktatjåkko. Järnvägsspåret skönjes i förgrunden samt det intill belägna grustaget. Bilden vann pris i Svenska Turistförenigens Fotografiska Pristävlan 1902.

[View of first class lounge and music room]

[View of first class lounge and music room]

Title: [View of first class lounge and music room] ..Creator: Bedford Lemere & Co. ..Date: ca. 1905-1907..Place: The United Kingdom ..Part Of: Photographs of Q.S.T.S. ''Lusitania''..Physical Description:... More

Bildet er tatt fra båt. Vi ser et fyr og noen bygninger. Midt på er et stort hus - butikk, posthus?- med en plass foran. Det er folk på plassen. Flere tønner ligger utenfor et lavt bygg. To er ute og ror. Det er trær på holmen. Er dette fra reisen nordover i 1912? Se også 93140-008

Bildet er tatt fra båt. Vi ser et fyr og noen bygninger. Midt på er et...

Bildet er tatt fra båt. Vi ser et fyr og noen bygninger. Midt på er et stort hus - butikk, posthus?- med en plass foran. Det er folk på plassen. Flere tønner ligger utenfor et lavt bygg. To er ute og ror. Det e... More

Presentation of medals, Flanders

Presentation of medals, Flanders

A soldier being presented with a medal, during World War I. He is standing in front of four men on a small platform. One is reaching over and pinning a medal to the soldier's lapel, another is reading from a li... More

Spanish Generals visit General Sir E.H.H. Allenby, commanding the Third Army

Spanish Generals visit General Sir E.H.H. Allenby, commanding the Thir...

Visiting Spanish officers, France. Five officers, fully uniformed, are standing looking quite composed on a patio. In the background the garden is visible and the faade of a picturesque house...Entertainment of... More

Well forward and looking towards Lens, Flanders

Well forward and looking towards Lens, Flanders

This photograph shows two soldiers taking cover behind camouflage netting, near a town. The original caption identifies this as Lens, an industrial town in Northern France, which was occupied by the Germans for... More

Building their dug out, Flanders

Building their dug out, Flanders

Three men working to make themselves an underground shelter or dugout. One man is sawing wood to frame the entrance, while another in the background appears to be salvaging more wood. The third man seems to be ... More

Scene near Peronne, Flanders during World War I

Scene near Peronne, Flanders during World War I

Five soldiers at Peronne, France, during World War I. Four soldiers are sit against the wall of a bombed-out house. The one second from the left is holding a small dog, a terrier. On the far right, another sold... More

Cavalry crossing a temporary bridge

Cavalry crossing a temporary bridge

Cavalry on the move, during World War I. A line of relaxed cavalrymen are crossing a small, narrow bridge. The wintry landscape is clearly visible. Two foot soldiers sit with their jerry cans and watch the cava... More

Ammunition going up on pack mules, Flanders

Ammunition going up on pack mules, Flanders

A line of mules carrying ammunition for field artillery. Each animal has a pair of panniers, loaded with eight rounds of what appears to be 18-pound (8 kilos) shells for a field gun. There appears to be one man... More

H.M. visits the ruins of Peronne

H.M. visits the ruins of Peronne

King George V surveys the ruins of Peronne from a hill top. He is standing at the front of a group of uniformed men, holding a cane in his right hand. The damage to the town is extensive. Peronne along with cou... More

Capt. Guy Gaunt, C.M.G., R.N. British Naval attache at Washington, U.S.A. about to start for a day in the front line trenches in France

Capt. Guy Gaunt, C.M.G., R.N. British Naval attache at Washington, U.S...

Three officers posing for a photograph, France. Three men are standing on steps which lead up to a large patio. They are standing in front of two very large and grand windows. The men are wearing heavy overcoat... More

Shutter of a shop in the Station Sq., Arras, shrapnel has done this

Shutter of a shop in the Station Sq., Arras, shrapnel has done this

The dominating feature of this image is a close up of a shop front. The shop signed as a 'caf for travellers' although bits of the sign have been blown away. The shop front itself is badly damaged by shrapnel. ... More

Halt for dinner, Flanders during World War I

Halt for dinner, Flanders during World War I

Sitting on and leaning against whalebone-like sheets of corrugated iron, a group of soldiers stop work to have dinner. Given the lack of 'Dixie's (cooking pots) and mess tins, this was probably a cold sandwich ... More

Brigadier-General giving his orders to a Colonel, Flanders

Brigadier-General giving his orders to a Colonel, Flanders

Officers communicating orders to each other, France. The bottom storey of a grand house and the street it fronts onto is visible in this photograph. On the right are two soldiers, one with a gun, who are on gua... More

All that is left of Merville Church which town we again occupy

All that is left of Merville Church which town we again occupy

All that is left of the church at Merville, France. The area in front of the church is covered with rubble and large chunks of masonry. Part of the outer wall remains, including a section of the steeple, provid... More

Australian and New Zealand during World War I

Australian and New Zealand during World War I

Photographs of the ANZACS and politicians...digital.nls.uk/75210000 ( http://digital.nls.uk/75210000 )

Trees and wreckage laid accross the roadway to impede the British advance

Trees and wreckage laid accross the roadway to impede the British adva...

This photograph was taken in panoramic shot to accommodate such a wide view. In the middle of very flat barren countryside is a rough road way which has been strewn with trees. Dwarfed groups of soldiers look i... More

Constructing the road to Menin, Flanders

Constructing the road to Menin, Flanders

Construction work at Menin, Belgium, during World War I. In the distance the stripped landscape is visible. A large crater dominates the front of the photograph, filled with wet, churned mud. Teams of men work ... More

H.M. watching a display by the infantry

H.M. watching a display by the infantry

King George V, standing at the far right of the shot, watching a display by members of the infantry. The event is taking place in a large grassy field bordered by trees. A long line of soldiers make their way a... More

Scenes near an advanced dressing station, Flanders

Scenes near an advanced dressing station, Flanders

This photograph was taken near an advanced dressing station. It is a busy scene of wounded men lying on stretchers on the ground and men sitting waiting to be tended to. A temporary shelter has been set up for ... More

Debris of Le Barque, after the bombardment

Debris of Le Barque, after the bombardment

Part of a destroyed village reduced to piles of broken timber and burnt trees. A single brick wall is left standing. The caption identifies this as Le Barque, a village near Bapaume, to the south of Arras. This... More

Tommies at their dug out entrance - once a Boche concrete gun position.  Blangy

Tommies at their dug out entrance - once a Boche concrete gun position...

Two uniformed men stand outside the entrance to a well constructed dugout. The entrance to the dugout is a good foot lower than ground level. It is a sunny day and both men are standing in their shirtsleeves. T... More

One of the mine craters at La Bassee, Flanders

One of the mine craters at La Bassee, Flanders

Ruined La Bassee, France. Two soldiers stand in the middle of a ruined La Bassee street. The soldiers are dwarfed by the crater which dominates the image. The scene is one of destruction and chaos. ..The Battl... More

Free soup is very acceptable, Flanders

Free soup is very acceptable, Flanders

Artillerymen and horses resting, Western Front, during World War I. A roadside scene of two soldiers and a team of four horses. One man, sitting on one of the horses and drinking a bowl of soup, can be identifi... More

Tea time, Flanders during World War I

Tea time, Flanders during World War I

Soldiers sitting in a row, having something to eat and drink. They appear to be sitting in front of a dugout or low lying shelter lined with sandbags and corrugated iron. Some of men are lying on their fronts i... More

Seven different specimens of trench clubs used by British and German troops

Seven different specimens of trench clubs used by British and German t...

Seven truncheons with different shaped heads and handles have all been pinned to a board for display a juxtaposition to their intended use. They were probably intended as a museum display as the labels show. ..... More

British troops crossing the Marne, Flanders

British troops crossing the Marne, Flanders

Soldiers crossing a bridge over the Marne, France, during World War I. This photograph shows a company of soldiers, led by their officers, marching across a wide iron bridge over the Marne. The men are carrying... More

Driven mad by the terrible British drum fire

Driven mad by the terrible British drum fire

Three dead German soldiers outside their 'pill-box' near Zonnebeke. Driven mad by the terrible British drum fire, these Boches tried to escape from their 'pill box.' They were caught by our barrage. At first g... More

View of Le Sars, Flanders during World War I

View of Le Sars, Flanders during World War I

The absolute destruction of many inhabited towns is clearly presented in this image. It is difficult to imagine this area as anything other than the jumbled devastation evident here. It is easy to see why so ma... More

Showing how our artillery fire smashed up a German ammunition column on the Ancre

Showing how our artillery fire smashed up a German ammunition column o...

Remnants of a German supply line, France. A very rough and churned up field with a ridge along the left hand side is strewn with smashed up train lines. The chassis' and wheels of carriages are visible although... More

Army rations, Western Front, during World War I, Flanders

Army rations, Western Front, during World War I, Flanders

A smiling soldier sitting in the mud near the Front, eating a spoonful of hot food, possibly a potato, from a steaming food container. This would appear to be one of a series of photographs showing the soldiers... More

Constructing sides of a wooden hut, Flanders

Constructing sides of a wooden hut, Flanders

Female carpenters, France, during World War I. This image shows a group of female carpenters working in a lumber yard, constructing wooden huts. There are two teams, each standing at a large table covered with ... More

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes, Flanders

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes, Flanders

This photograph was taken at night and shows two teams of machine gunners, strategically positioned behind some vegetation. The ground behind them looks sandy, suggesting they might be near the coast. Directly ... More

Laying a light railway over captured ground, Flanders

Laying a light railway over captured ground, Flanders

Although these soldiers are looking at the camera and appear to be quite relaxed in their work, they are not smiling at the camera at all. They are walking on duckboards laid alongside a narrow railway and are ... More

Army navvy at work, Flanders during World War I

Army navvy at work, Flanders during World War I

One man is standing on the remains of a brick wall. He is using a pickaxe to dislodge the bricks. The surrounding area is a scene of devastation, probably resulting from shellfire. There is a small group of men... More

Divisional Commander distributing prizes, Flanders

Divisional Commander distributing prizes, Flanders

A Divisional Commander of the Black Watch is distributing prizes at a sports day. The men are amassed in a large semi-circle opposite the Commander. Prizes would have been given out for the winners of, amongst ... More

Tommies cutting and collecting clover for Horse Transport, Flanders

Tommies cutting and collecting clover for Horse Transport, Flanders

Soldiers collecting clover for horse feed, during World War I. Five soldiers and a reversed covered cart are in a field. The soldiers are not wearing all of their uniform, just their hats and an assortment of o... More

Best turned out gun team being admired, Flanders

Best turned out gun team being admired, Flanders

This photograph was taken in a grassy field which is bound in the far corner by a copse of trees. This is providing some leafy shade and shadows. The bottom left hand corner of the image is dissected by a thin,... More

Anti-aircraft gun in action during the battle, Flanders

Anti-aircraft gun in action during the battle, Flanders

Soldiers silhouetted against the sky. They are preparing to fire an anti-aircraft gun. On the right of the photograph a soldier is being handed a large shell for the gun. ..The Battle of Broodseinde (October 19... More

Looking towards the Cathedral, Arras

Looking towards the Cathedral, Arras

Ruins of the cathedral, Arras, France, during World War I. Part of the ruins of Arras cathedral, with a mass of rubble and the broken windows of a shop or cafe in the foreground. The cathedral had been built in... More

Fine jump but not quite clean, Flanders

Fine jump but not quite clean, Flanders

An action shot of a competitor taking part in the jumping section of a horse show. Man and horse are halfway over one of the jumps. The horse has dislodged some bricks in the process. In the background there ar... More

Dressing wounds of an Anzac man

Dressing wounds of an Anzac man

Two men having their wounds treated. They are lying on stretchers propped up with wooden legs. The man on the left is having his left foot dressed by two men; his right leg is already bandaged-up. Three men att... More

French nurse attending to our wounded tommies

French nurse attending to our wounded tommies

This photograph shows a group of soldiers with arm and leg injuries, sitting outside a building, talking with a French nurse. The relatively relaxed attitude of the soldiers may be due to relief at being away f... More

Spanish Generals -  some bad cases at a veterinary hospital, Flanders

Spanish Generals - some bad cases at a veterinary hospital, Flanders

Spanish officers looking at a veterinary hospital, France. A very thin looking horse with what appears to be an amputated foreleg is being steadied by a man in a white apron. The officers are grouped around the... More

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