Reference: Photo 24/(219)..From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library..This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 ( http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en ) ..Date: 2 Aug 1915..See als... more
American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo
The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people of Washington, headed by Frederick Douglass, viewing the remains / Sketched by Joseph Becker.
Illustration shows the body of Senator Charles Sumner lying in state in the U.S. Capitol. Other illustrations on the same page show Mate Brady, a hero of the "Atlantic" disaster...; Bertie Winkler, the Virginia... more
Photograph shows the H.M.S. Audacious warship of the Royal Navy which was sunk by a German mine off the coast of Ireland on October 27, 1914 during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)
U.S. Marines - first to hoist Old Glory on foreign soil Join them for overseas duty / / Sidney H. Riesenberg 1913.
U.S. Marines recruitment poster showing marines raising the American flag on a bamboo flagpole; also shows wood engraved scenes of marines in action in foreign countries.
Officers during an observation exercise, France, during World War I. This photograph is one of a series which was taken during this observation exercise. While some of the photographs show oblivious soldiers d... more
Wooden signs which have been neatly written read, 'High Street. This village is Ervillers. Town Major (arrow to the right). P W Pen (arrow to the left).' There are two soldiers beside the signs one of whom is k... more
Prince Alexander of Teck visits the Western Front, during World War I. This image shows Prince Alexander of Teck with an army staff officer. They are possibly standing waiting for a ceremony or march past to be... more
Wrecked building, Bapaume, France, during World War I. This image shows a ruined building in Bapaume. The cobbled street in front of the building is strewn with rubble. The scene is shrouded in smoke or dust. T... more
Soldiers fishing in a canal, France, during World War I. This image shows a group of soldiers relaxing and fishing with rods in a canal. They are sitting and standing on a low boat. There are two larger barges ... more
King George V standing in front of General Plumer. Both men are in uniform and looking at a map. A small group of uniformed men standing next to the King are also looking at the map. Some of them peer over the ... more
Two soldiers are sitting on the edge of a German trench examining captured German machine guns. The entrance to the German dugout is in the background. The soldier in the background has the cap badge of the Nor... more
A collapsed bridge near Chipilly, France. A well constructed bridge, it must have received a severe blow to cause such extensive damage. Still propped up on one side, it now leans into the waters beneath. A sol... more
Two uniformed men standing over a supply of drinking water. There is a large metal water tank next to the two men, with a sign which states 'DRINKING WATER ONLY.' A pile of sandbags has been carefully stacked b... more
Queen Mary talking to one woman in a factory or shed. According to the photograph's original caption this is a French woman working for the British war effort. It is difficult to tell from this photograph what ... more
Five members of the British Flying Corps are lifting the body of a German fighter plane which has been shot down. The wing section is in the background. The plane has its identifying cross flanked by the letter... more
Distinguished visitors to the Front, including the Prince of Siam and Mr Garvin, the well known London editor
Diplomatic tour group on their way to the Front, France. There is a large group of smartly-dressed gentlemen loosely arranged on a set of stairs, which lead up to a wide terrace accessed through tall French win... more
Inspecting gas masks. A line of uniformed men is standing across the image. They are all wearing gas masks . A group of officers are filing past and checking everyone and their equipment. ..Gas releasing weapon... more
Queen Mary and King George V boarding a boat. They are walking up the gangplank. A group of army officials are standing on the quayside watching their departure. According to the photograph's original caption t... more
Haig at St Andrews University, 1919. This photograph, dated May 1919, shows Field Marshal (Earl) Haig (1861-1928) in military uniform walking alongside senior members of the University of St Andrews in a proces... more
A dummy gun made up with a long pole set up on a pair of cart wheels. From the air, this would have appeared to be a real gun and time and ammunition would have been wasted in the attempt to destroy it. As this... more
This photograph of a wrecked crane and barge was probably taken after 2 August 1918, when the Australian forces recaptured Peronne from the Germans. As the Germans were forced to retreat, they destroyed equipme... more
Part of a captured German trench, near Gommecourt, France. There is a soldier leaning against the trench wall in a rather relaxed and cavalier fashion. The well-built and solid structure he is standing next to ... more
Soldiers constructing a light railway line for transporting logs to a sawmill. In the background a soldier can be seen pushing a wagon to test out the new track. This photograph, probably taken by John Warwick ... more
Your king & country need you to maintain the honour and glory of the British Empire / Lawson Wood '14 ; Dobson, Molle & Co. Ltd., Color Printers, Edinr. & London.
Poster showing a Scottish soldier in uniform with kilt, standing on a street corner in a Belgian village.
W.A.A.C officers viewing a wrecked enemy plane, France, during World War I. This photograph is one showing salvage work being carried out on wrecked enemy planes. The fact that the soldier is so engrossed in co... more
The remains of a wooden bridge that once traversed this canal can be seen stacked up in the background. As a temporary replacement, a makeshift bridge of wood and corrugated iron has been constructed. A group o... more