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Background imageBritish history Collection: Map of England in 1066

Map of England in 1066
England at the time of the Norman conquest, 1066-1081. Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Scotland map, 1870s

Scotland map, 1870s
Map of Scotland, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageBritish history Collection: Bayeaux Tapestry portraying the Norman Conquest

Bayeaux Tapestry portraying the Norman Conquest
Norman invasion of England in 1066 A.D. Color lithograph reproduction of part of the Bayeux tapestry

Background imageBritish history Collection: British army advancing at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815

British army advancing at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815
Duke of Wellington ordering the entire British line to advance at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Map of England, 1800s

Map of England, 1800s
Map of England and Wales, 1870s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: GGBR2A-00076

GGBR2A-00076
Map of Scotland in the 1520s, showing territories of the Highland Clans. Printed color lithograph of a 19th century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Angevin kings holdings in France and Britain

Angevin kings holdings in France and Britain
British Isles and France under the Angevins, 1100s-1400s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Map of England and France, 1154

Map of England and France, 1154
England and France at the accession of Henry II, 1154. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Battle of Waterloo, 1815

Battle of Waterloo, 1815
Cavalry charge during Napoleons final battle at Waterloo, 1815. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Medieval knight on horseback

Medieval knight on horseback
Knight on horseback shaking his fist defiantly, England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century John Gilbert painting

Background imageBritish history Collection: Ireland map, 1870s

Ireland map, 1870s
Map of Ireland, or Eire, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageBritish history Collection: Spanish Armada, 1588

Spanish Armada, 1588
Defeat of the Spanish Armada by the English navy, 1588. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey, London
Westminster Abbey, seen from the Choir. Color lithograph reproduction of an illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle
Norman castle in Warwick on the Avon, England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Druid carrying mistletoe

Druid carrying mistletoe and a sickle. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne, 1668

William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne, 1668
William of Orange, later King William III of England, leading the Dutch army in Englands Glorious Revolution. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageBritish history Collection: Crystal Palace, London, 1851

Crystal Palace, London, 1851
Visitors to the Crystal Palace industrial exposition, London, 1851. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Tower of London in the late Middle Ages

Tower of London in the late Middle Ages
London during the time of Henry VII (1457-1509). Color lithograph reproduction of an illuminated manuscript: Roy 16F, ii

Background imageBritish history Collection: Bakers at their trade in the late Middle Ages

Bakers at their trade in the late Middle Ages
Bakers of York, showing their guild ordinances, England, 1590s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Medieval guild seal

Medieval guild seal
Guild merchants seal, Gloucester, England, circa 1200. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction

Background imageBritish history Collection: Thames River in London, mid-1800s

Thames River in London, mid-1800s
Westminster and the Houses of Parliament from the Thames, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: London street in the 1880s

London street in the 1880s
Piccadilly busy with traffic on a spring day in London, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: British riflemen, 1880s

British riflemen, 1880s
Queens Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Brigade at training camp, Scotland, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Part of the Magna Carta preamble

Part of the Magna Carta preamble
Portion of the Preamble to the Magna Carta. Watercolor wash on a 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an original copy in the British Museum

Background imageBritish history Collection: PMYT2A-00017

PMYT2A-00017
King Arthur receiving his magic sword from the Lady of the Lake. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley

Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley
Major-General Arthur Wellesley in 1806, later Duke of Wellington. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-centry illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: GGBR2A-00018

GGBR2A-00018
Couples dancing in Tudor England, 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a painting by Holbein and Janet

Background imageBritish history Collection: Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Observatory
Astronomers taking sightings from the old observing-room at Greenwich, England. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageBritish history Collection: Seaport of Plymouth, England

Seaport of Plymouth, England
Ships in the harbor of Plymouth, England, Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Irish children carrying peat to pay for school

Irish children carrying peat to pay for school
Children in western Ireland carrying peat to pay for their schooling, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: EVRV2D-00088

EVRV2D-00088
British army takes the field in a reenactment of the surrender at Yorktown Battlefield, Virginia. Digital photograph of a National Park Service event on the actual field of surrender at Yorktown

Background imageBritish history Collection: Battle of Agincourt about to begin, 1415

Battle of Agincourt about to begin, 1415
English army on the morning of battle at Agincourt, Hundred Years War, 1415. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Opium Wars in China, 1800s

Opium Wars in China, 1800s
Chinese rioters burning British warehouses during the Second Opium War, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Sharing an umbrella, England, 1800s

Sharing an umbrella, England, 1800s
Couple walking in the rain on an English city street, 1800s. Printed color lithograph reproduction of an illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: King John endorsing the Magna Carta, 1215

King John endorsing the Magna Carta, 1215
King John forced to sign the Magna Carta in England, 1215. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Medieval English court of law

Medieval English court of law
Court of Kings Bench, London, 1400s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 15th-century illuminated manuscript

Background imageBritish history Collection: Medieval manor and fields

Medieval manor and fields
Arrangement of manor lands and a farming village in the late Middle Ages. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Knights of the time of the Norman Conquest, 1066

Knights of the time of the Norman Conquest, 1066
Knights in armor prepared for battle at the time of the Norman invasion of England, 1066. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageBritish history Collection: Nottingham Castle in the 1500s

Nottingham Castle in the 1500s
Nottingham Castle overlooking the surrounding countryside in the 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Tower of London, 1400s

Tower of London, 1400s
Tower of London under the reign of Henry VI, 1400s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Merlin and Vivian in Arthurian legend

Merlin and Vivian in Arthurian legend
Merlin and Vivian in the forest, from legends of King Arthur. Hand-colored halftone of a Dore painting

Background imageBritish history Collection: People in Elizabethan England

People in Elizabethan England
English merchant (left), noble, and a lady-in-waiting for Elizabeth I. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageBritish history Collection: Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake
Admiral Francis Drake, first Englishman to sail around the world. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Oliver Cromwell at Edgehill, English Civil War

Oliver Cromwell at Edgehill, English Civil War
Cromwell in prayer before the Battle of Edgehill, English Civil War, 1642. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Druids cutting mistletoe

Druids cutting mistletoe
Druid priests gathering mistletoe, observed by Roman soldiers. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Druids collecting sacred mistletoe

Druids collecting sacred mistletoe
Druid ceremony gathering mistletoe in the forest. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Anglo-Saxon warriors, circa 900 A. D

Anglo-Saxon warriors, circa 900 A. D
Anglo-Saxon warriors of the tenth century, British Isles. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBritish history Collection: Shrewsbury, England, in the 1500s

Shrewsbury, England, in the 1500s
High Street, Shrewsbury, in Tudor England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration



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