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Colonialism Collection

Background imageColonialism Collection: Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900

Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900
Cecil John Rhodes, British colonial administrator, on his verandah near Cape Town, South Africa, c. 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s

White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s
" White mans burden" is to teach cleanliness, described in a Pears Soap ad, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: British Viceroy of India entering Delhi, 1902

British Viceroy of India entering Delhi, 1902
Lord Curzon, British Viceroy of India, entering Delhi on an elephant, with Lady Curzon, 1902. Photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: US soldiers in the Philippines after the Spanish-American War, 1899

US soldiers in the Philippines after the Spanish-American War, 1899
Water-buffalo dragging guns of the US Armys Utah battery into position against Filipino insurgents, 1899. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageColonialism 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 imageColonialism Collection: Tiger hunt in British India, 1800s

Tiger hunt in British India, 1800s
British hunting party in India en route to a tiger netting, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: Boer War battle, 1902

Boer War battle, 1902
Boer assault on a British convoy in South Africa, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an eyewitness illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: Cecil Rhodes and other British South Africa Company officials, 1896

Cecil Rhodes and other British South Africa Company officials, 1896
Doctor Jameson, Cecil Rhodes, and J.T. Newton (left-right), administrators of the British South Africa Company, 1896. Hand-colored haltone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00014

GAFR2A-00014
British attack on Egyptian artillery at Tell el-Kebir, Egypt, 1882. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00017

GAFR2A-00017
British General Sir George Colley at Majuba Mountain, Transvaal War, 1881. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: Insignia of the African Company, 1588

Insignia of the African Company, 1588
African Company arms, incorporated in London in 1588. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 16th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: EVNT2A-00313

EVNT2A-00313
Map of the China Seas, Philippines, and European colonies in the region, 1898. Printed color lithograph 19th century

Background imageColonialism Collection: Colonial reenactors in Quebec

Colonial reenactors in Quebec
Colonial French army reenactors portraying 18th-century Quebec. Digital photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: GCAN2A-00016

GCAN2A-00016
Louisbourg, Canada, besieged by New Englanders under the British flag, 1745. Hand-colored woodcut of a contemporary chart

Background imageColonialism Collection: GCAN2A-00003

GCAN2A-00003
British official reading the Decree of Expulsion to Acadians in Canada, 1755. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: Unwrapping an Egyptian mummy, Cairo, 1880s

Unwrapping an Egyptian mummy, Cairo, 1880s
British and Egyptian officials unwrapping an Egyptian mummy in the Boulak Museum, Cairo, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00047

GAFR2A-00047
Swan Hotel in the diamond-mining region of South Africa, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00048

GAFR2A-00048
Prospectors working the diamond diggings near Colesberg, South Africa, 1872. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00053

GAFR2A-00053
Native workers descending into a diamond mine near Johannesburg, South Africa, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00015

GAFR2A-00015
Boer marksmen in battle against the British in the Transvaal, 1881. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00016

GAFR2A-00016
British 92nd Highlanders skirmish with Boers in the Transvaal War, South Africa, 1881. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00028

GAFR2A-00028
Cape of Good Hope wagon drawn by oxen, South Africa, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00004

GAFR2A-00004
A Boer farm in South Africa, mid-1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: British surround Cronjes camp at Paardeberg, Boer War

British surround Cronjes camp at Paardeberg, Boer War
English bombardment of Paardeberg to capture Cronje in the Boer War, 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an eyewitness illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GASI2A-00005

GASI2A-00005
Map of Asia, circa 1870. Printed color lithograph, 19th century

Background imageColonialism Collection: EVNT2A-00200

EVNT2A-00200
Goorkahs serving in the British military during Sepoy Mutiny, India, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: EVNT2A-00172

EVNT2A-00172
Brirish Royal Horse Artillery charge against unmounted natives near Allahbad, India, during the Sepoy Rebellion, 1857. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: Drummer reenactor in olc Quebec

Drummer reenactor in olc Quebec
Colonial French army reenactor portraying a drummer in 18th-century Quebec. Digital photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: Drummer reenactor in old Quebec

Drummer reenactor in old Quebec
Colonial French army reenactor portraying a drummer in 18th-century Quebec. Digital photograph

Background imageColonialism Collection: GCAN2A-00002

GCAN2A-00002
British removing Acadians from Canada in 1755. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GCAN2A-00001

GCAN2A-00001
Deportation of the Acadians by the British, 1755. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: BUSN2A-00067

BUSN2A-00067
A fleet of tea-ships in the China Sea, 1880s. Hand colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: BUSN2A-00064

BUSN2A-00064
Shah Allum, Mogul of Hindostan, reviewing troops of the British East India Company, 1781. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageColonialism Collection: BUSN2A-00127

BUSN2A-00127
Front of the old British East India House. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00045

GAFR2A-00045
British administrator of Gambia meeting with a native chief, 1889. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00013

GAFR2A-00013
British naval brigade using a Gatling gun to occupy Alexandria, Egypt, 1882. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00019

GAFR2A-00019
British officer Sir Garnet Wolseley receiving news during the Ashanti War in Africa, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00020

GAFR2A-00020
Native soldiers playing at " warry" in Ashanti Colony, Africa, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageColonialism Collection: GAFR2A-00027

GAFR2A-00027
Village of European settlers in the Orange Free State, South Africa, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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