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1898 Collection

"1898: A Year of Triumphs, Artistry, and Engineering Marvels" In the world of sports, the Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS A Martian fighting-machine is destroyed by a hit from a shell

Background image1898 Collection: Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch

Gertrude Lawrence / Sketch
Gertrude Lawrence, actress

Background image1898 Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway

Training Ship HMS Conway
A view of the training ship HMS Conway which was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Some of the ships company can be seen amongst the rigging

Background image1898 Collection: Snowballing by Louis Wain

Snowballing by Louis Wain
Group of cats having fun and snowballing in the snow. Wain was able to turn his hand to drawing a wide variety of animals prior to the fame he achieved with his feline creations

Background image1898 Collection: Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898

Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final, 1898
Illustration of John McPherson scoring the third goal for Nottingham Forest in their F.A. Cup Final Match against Derby County, played at Crystal Palace, London, 1898

Background image1898 Collection: The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain

The Tabby Toboggan Club / Louis Wain
A huge number of tabby cats go mad sledging in the winter snow

Background image1898 Collection: Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898

Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898. Chromolithograph, after A Sutherland, published by G W Bacon and Company Limited, 127 Strand, London, 1900 (c)

Background image1898 Collection: Whitley Bay Lighthouse

Whitley Bay Lighthouse
The lighthouse on St. Marys Island, off Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England. Built in 1898, it was in use until 1984. Date: built 1898

Background image1898 Collection: EDVARD MUNCH: THE KISS. Woodcut, 1897-98, by Edvard Munch

EDVARD MUNCH: THE KISS. Woodcut, 1897-98, by Edvard Munch

Background image1898 Collection: Prague

Prague
Antique map of Prague from 1898

Background image1898 Collection: SWISS TRAVEL POSTER, 1898. Poster for the Visp-Zermatt Railroad, Switzerland, 1898

SWISS TRAVEL POSTER, 1898. Poster for the Visp-Zermatt Railroad, Switzerland, 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Royal Dock from the South, Grimsby, Lincolnshire - Valentine's postcard 1898 Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram

Ebenezer Howard - Three Magnets diagram
The Three Magnets - Ebenezer Howards diagram illustrating the advantages of the garden city. Diagram from Ebenezer Howards To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898)

Background image1898 Collection: George Gershwin / Musician

George Gershwin / Musician
GEORGE GERSHWIN American composer

Background image1898 Collection: Map /s Africa / Boer C1898

Map /s Africa / Boer C1898
SOUTH AFRICA on the eve of the Boer War

Background image1898 Collection: Lancers Memorial - Battle of Omdurman

Lancers Memorial - Battle of Omdurman
Lancers Memorial on the Battlefield of Kerreri, Sudan, commemorating those troops who lost their lives during the famous Battle of Omdurman on 2nd September 1898. Date: 1910s

Background image1898 Collection: Roosevelt and the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill, 1898

Roosevelt and the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill, 1898
Colonel Roosevelt and Rough Riders where they charged over San Juan Hill, Spanish-American War. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image1898 Collection: Forth Bridge Construct

Forth Bridge Construct
The Forth Bridge during construction. Designed by Sir John Fowler (1817- 1898) and Sir Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) and constructed by Sir William Arrol (1839-1913)

Background image1898 Collection: Bismarck as Blacksmith

Bismarck as Blacksmith
OTTO BISMARCK Prussian statesman, depicted as Smith of the Nation, handing a newly forged sword to Germania

Background image1898 Collection: Interior, 1898, by Vilhelm Hammershoi

Interior, 1898, by Vilhelm Hammershoi
Vilhelm Hammershoi (1864-1919). Danish painter. Interior, 1898. National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background image1898 Collection: Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild

Zebra-drawn trap of Lord Walter Rothschild
Rothschild broke in and trained several zebras to pull a trap, which he memorably used to visit Buckingham Palace in 1898 Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek

Staffordshire County Asylum, Cheddleton, near Leek
The Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum was established in 1898 on Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, near Leek. It was later known as Staffordshire Mental Hospital, then St Edwards Mental Hospital

Background image1898 Collection: OMDURMAN

OMDURMAN
BATTLE OF OMDURMAN : the fight for the Khalifas standard

Background image1898 Collection: The Master foxhound by Cecil Aldin

The Master foxhound by Cecil Aldin
Fox hunting scene, with hounds. Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant

Training Ship HMS Conway - Working with the Sextant
The naval training ship HMS Conway was established in 1859 and for many years was moored on the River Mersey near Liverpool. Here, some of the ships boys are seen using a sextant. Date: 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Frog Couple & Pet Snail

Frog Couple & Pet Snail
A well-dressed frog couple take their pet snail for a walk

Background image1898 Collection: Pigs Ride in Tandem 1898

Pigs Ride in Tandem 1898
Two pigs go for their honeymoon on a tandem bicycle - a comment on the current cycling craze

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Martian fighting-machines in the Thames Valley

Background image1898 Collection: Gladstone in Library

Gladstone in Library
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE in his library : he was a classical scholar of considerable ability. Date: 1809 - 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Steer Point Station, Devon, c. 1898

Steer Point Station, Devon, c. 1898
A view of Steer Point station on the Plymouth to Yealmpton Line, at Brixton, east of Plymouth in Devon, c.1898. The station opened in January 1898 and closed in 1930

Background image1898 Collection: Battleship Maine entering Havana harbor, 1898

Battleship Maine entering Havana harbor, 1898
USS Maine saluting the Spanish flagship upon arrival in Havana harbor, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction

Background image1898 Collection: Hawaiian Hula Dancers

Hawaiian Hula Dancers
Three Hawaiian Hula Dancers - depicted on a Greetings postcard published by the Island Curio Store in Honolulu, Hawaii

Background image1898 Collection: Otto Von Bismarck

Otto Von Bismarck
OTTO EDUARD LEOPOLD VON BISMARCK Prussian statesman and first chancellor of the German Empire

Background image1898 Collection: Bertolt Brecht / Photo

Bertolt Brecht / Photo
BERTOLT BRECHT German writer

Background image1898 Collection: Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69

Gladstone / Vanity Fair 69
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE British statesman

Background image1898 Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Martians fire their gas- guns

Background image1898 Collection: We Gladstone / Pound / Mayal

We Gladstone / Pound / Mayal
WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE English politician MP sitting in a chair

Background image1898 Collection: AUSTEN: PERSUASION, 1898. Looking on her with a face as pallid as her own

AUSTEN: PERSUASION, 1898. Looking on her with a face as pallid as her own. Illustration by Hugh Thomson for an 1898 edition of Jane Austens Persuasion, first published in 1817

Background image1898 Collection: Indian elephant, c. 1898

Indian elephant, c. 1898
Jung Pasha or Jung Pershad was one of four Asian elephants brought back to London Zoo by Bertie, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) following his tour of India during 1875-76

Background image1898 Collection: Buffalo Bills Show

Buffalo Bills Show
BUFFALO BILLs WILD WEST SHOW Bill Codys rough rider extravaganza, featuring scenes of Napoleon, and an onstage artist, Rosa Bonheur

Background image1898 Collection: Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)

Krupskaya (Lenins Wife)
NADEZHDA KONSTANTINOVNA KRUPSKAYA Russian Revolutionary - married Lenin in 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Nikola Tesla, Serb-US physicist

Nikola Tesla, Serb-US physicist
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Serb-US physicist and electrical engineer. Tesla was educated at Graz and Prague, but in 1884 he emigrated to the USA

Background image1898 Collection: Infants playground, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London

Infants playground, Lambeth Schools, West Norwood, London
Infants (girls and boys together) at play at the Lambeth Schools for workhouse children on Elder Road, West Norwood, South London. A young Charlie Chaplin was briefly a resident of the Schools in 1898

Background image1898 Collection: Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898

Victorian Women Cyclists Pushing their Bicycles, c. 1898
Photograph showing a group of women pushing their bicycles up a hill; probably somewhere in England in the summer of 1897

Background image1898 Collection: Mr Popple Drunk 1898

Mr Popple Drunk 1898
After a convivial hunt breakfast at Hopham Hall, Mr Popple is found drunk and disorderly in charge of a horse

Background image1898 Collection: Japan - the Shakuhachi

Japan - the Shakuhachi
A Japanese musician plays the SHAKUHACHI, a wind instrument resembling the western flute

Background image1898 Collection: Sergei Eisenstein

Sergei Eisenstein
SERGEI EISENSTEIN Russian film director, noted for Cruiser Potemkin, Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the terrible and several other masterpieces of early cinema

Background image1898 Collection: Karl Marx / Shukow 1898

Karl Marx / Shukow 1898
KARL MARX German political theorist



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"1898: A Year of Triumphs, Artistry, and Engineering Marvels" In the world of sports, the Nottingham Forest vs. Derby County F. A. Cup Final in 1898 captivated fans with its intense rivalry and thrilling match. Meanwhile, aboard the Training Ship HMS Conway, young cadets honed their skills and prepared for a life at sea, embodying discipline and determination. The whimsical artwork "Snowballing" by Louis Wain brought joy to many with its playful depiction of feline friends engaging in winter fun. Speaking of cats, The Tabby Toboggan Club illustrated by Louis Wain showcased these beloved creatures enjoying a snowy adventure together. On the coast of Whitley Bay stood the majestic Whitley Bay Lighthouse, guiding ships safely through treacherous waters and symbolizing strength amidst adversity. Art enthusiasts were enthralled by Edvard Munch's iconic woodcut masterpiece "The Kiss, " created between 1897-98 - an expression of passion that transcended time. In 1898, Theodore Roosevelt led his Rough Riders to victory on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War - a testament to bravery and leadership in times of conflict. Bismarck as Blacksmith depicted an unexpected portrayal of Otto von Bismarck as a skilled craftsman forging his own destiny - showcasing resilience and adaptability. George Gershwin emerged as a musical prodigy in 1898; his compositions would later revolutionize American music with their unique blend of jazz and classical influences. A Swiss travel poster from 1898 enticed adventurers to explore Switzerland's Visp-Zermatt Railroad - promising breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable experiences. Ebenezer Howard's Three Magnets diagram laid out his vision for utopian urban planning – harmoniously integrating town life with country living for enhanced quality-of-life standards Lastly but certainly not least was the completion of Scotland's Forth Bridge, a marvel of engineering that defied the odds and connected communities with its