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"Exploring the World in Little Hints: From Sheffield to Copenhagen" Discovering hidden gems and intriguing stories

Background imageLittle Collection: MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Originally Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader

MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Originally Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader. Photograph, c1963

Background imageLittle Collection: A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771

A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771
Scale 440 yards : 3.3 inches. Shows the Bull Stake, slaughterhouses, Town Mill, Irish Cross. Original at Local Studies y09647

Background imageLittle Collection: A golden statue of a reclining laughing Buddha covered in small Buddhas

A golden statue of a reclining laughing Buddha covered in small Buddhas, Qinghefang Old Street in Wushan district of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, Asia

Background imageLittle Collection: Little Mermaid statue sitting on rocks in Copenhagen, Denmark

Little Mermaid statue sitting on rocks in Copenhagen, Denmark
The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark

Background imageLittle Collection: COMIC STRIP: LITTLE NEMO. The walking bed episode of the American comic strip

COMIC STRIP: LITTLE NEMO. The walking bed episode of the American comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland, by Winsor McCay, published in the New York Herald, July 1908

Background imageLittle Collection: Little Red Riding Hood encounters the wolf in the woods on the way to visit her grandmother

Little Red Riding Hood encounters the wolf in the woods on the way to visit her grandmother
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD. Little Red Riding Hood encounters the wolf in the woods on the way to visit her grandmother. Wood engraving after Gustave Dor

Background imageLittle Collection: Small boats at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK

Small boats at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK

Background imageLittle Collection: MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Born Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader

MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Born Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader. Photographed while giving a speech at a rally in Harlem, New York City, c1963

Background imageLittle Collection: Originally Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader

Originally Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader
MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Originally Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader

Background imageLittle Collection: Young Little Owl (Athene noctua) forms itself into a round shape, feeling at ease

Young Little Owl (Athene noctua) forms itself into a round shape, feeling at ease, The Netherlands, Gelderland

Background imageLittle Collection: Norton Estate as allotted for sale, 1849

Norton Estate as allotted for sale, 1849
Includes a floor plan of Norton Hall (see also y11091)Sheffield Local Studies Library:s (25) 6A L

Background imageLittle Collection: African elephant

African elephant, Loxodonta africana, Greater Addo National Park, South Africa, Africa

Background imageLittle Collection: DDE-90032186

DDE-90032186
Tiny beach in the rocky coastline of Amalfi near Praiano, Campania, Italy. Date: 20/01/2009

Background imageLittle Collection: Ferguson TE20, Little Grey Fergie tractor, on snow covered grazing marsh at sunset

Ferguson TE20, Little Grey Fergie tractor, on snow covered grazing marsh at sunset, Elmley Marshes N. N. R
Ferguson TE20, Little Grey Fergie tractor, on snow covered grazing marsh at sunset, Elmley Marshes N.N.R. North Kent Marshes, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England, february

Background imageLittle Collection: Little Owl (Athene noctua), captive, Barn Owl Centre, Gloucestershire, England

Little Owl (Athene noctua), captive, Barn Owl Centre, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageLittle Collection: The Langdale Pikes from Blea Tarn in the Lake District UK

The Langdale Pikes from Blea Tarn in the Lake District UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageLittle Collection: Glen Little takes on Didi Hamann and Joey Barton

Glen Little takes on Didi Hamann and Joey Barton
Manchester City v Reading FC, FA Barclays Premiership, 3rd February 2007

Background imageLittle Collection: Glen Little and Stephen Hunt

Glen Little and Stephen Hunt enjoy winning the Championship title whilst celebrating with the fans

Background imageLittle Collection: Myanmar Three novice monks together

Myanmar Three novice monks together walking to pagoda in Mandalay Burma

Background imageLittle Collection: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (left), American cleric and civil rights leader

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (left), American cleric and civil rights leader
KING AND MALCOLM X, 1964. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (left), American cleric and civil rights leader, photographed with American religious and political leader Malcolm X at the Capitol in Washington

Background imageLittle Collection: 10 week old black Pug puppy curled up in a spotted blanket. (PR)

10 week old black Pug puppy curled up in a spotted blanket. (PR)

Background imageLittle Collection: Workers of Leafcutter Ants -Atta cephalotes- carrying leaf pieces into their nest

Workers of Leafcutter Ants -Atta cephalotes- carrying leaf pieces into their nest, Tambopata Nature Reserve, Madre de Dios region, Peru

Background imageLittle Collection: Great Dane & Chihuahua, the largest and smallest breeds at Crufts 10th February

Great Dane & Chihuahua, the largest and smallest breeds at Crufts 10th February 1968 - which saw a record entry of 7, 017 dogs, the biggest dog show in the world, now being held at Olympia

Background imageLittle Collection: Memorial to General George Custer at the Little Bighorn Battlefiled National Monument

Memorial to General George Custer at the Little Bighorn Battlefiled National Monument, Montana, United States of America, North America

Background imageLittle Collection: Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up

Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up
2220 Hearts ease, Viola tricolor. Close up

Background imageLittle Collection: Little pied cormorants (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos), Kangaroo Island, Australia

Little pied cormorants (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos), Kangaroo Island, Australia

Background imageLittle Collection: Born Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader

Born Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader. Photographed while giving a speech at a rally in Harlem
MALCOLM X (1925-1965). Born Malcolm Little. American religious and political leader. Photographed while giving a speech at a rally in Harlem, New York City, c1963

Background imageLittle Collection: UTAH. USA. Aspen (Populus tremuloides) & Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in winter

UTAH. USA. Aspen (Populus tremuloides) & Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in winter. La Sal Mountains. Manti-LaSal National Forest

Background imageLittle Collection: Small boats by the quayside, Coverack, Cornwall, England, UK

Small boats by the quayside, Coverack, Cornwall, England, UK

Background imageLittle Collection: The little harper (engraving)

The little harper (engraving)
2792658 The little harper (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The little harper. Illustration for Chatterbox (1884)

Background imageLittle Collection: W Tyzak, Sons, and Turner Ltd. Little London Works, Sheffield, c1930s

W Tyzak, Sons, and Turner Ltd. Little London Works, Sheffield, c1930s
From a trade catalogue, c. 1930s.Original at Local Studies ref. 338.4 SST

Background imageLittle Collection: Cape Washington, Antarctica. Emperor Penguin Chicks standing in formation

Cape Washington, Antarctica. Emperor Penguin Chicks standing in formation

Background imageLittle Collection: Evacuated children in Wye, Kent, walking down a country road. 1939 / 40

Evacuated children in Wye, Kent, walking down a country road. 1939 / 40
Evacuated children in Wye, Kent, walking down a country road. 1939/40

Background imageLittle Collection: The Boyhood of Raleigh, after the painting by Sir John Everett Millais

The Boyhood of Raleigh, after the painting by Sir John Everett Millais. Walter, and his older brother, seated on the ground listening to a sailors story. Sir Walter Raleigh, c.?1552 /1554 - 1618

Background imageLittle Collection: Nunnery at little gidding, Huntingdonshire, 1641 (engraving)

Nunnery at little gidding, Huntingdonshire, 1641 (engraving)
3629257 Nunnery at little gidding, Huntingdonshire, 1641 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Nunnery at little gidding, Huntingdonshire, 1641)

Background imageLittle Collection: Little Tommy Tittlemouse (colour litho)

Little Tommy Tittlemouse (colour litho)
3631217 Little Tommy Tittlemouse (colour litho) by Greenaway, Kate (1846-1901) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Little Tommy Tittlemouse)

Background imageLittle Collection: The Little Robber-Maiden, c1930. Artist: W Heath Robinson

The Little Robber-Maiden, c1930. Artist: W Heath Robinson
The Little Robber-Maiden, c1930. An illustration from The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. From Hans Andersens Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen

Background imageLittle Collection: Picture No. 11992768

Picture No. 11992768
Little Crow - About to drink at a pool - Papunya Aboriginal Community - Northern Territory - Australia Little Crow - About to drink at a pool - Papunya Aboriginal Community - Northern Territory

Background imageLittle Collection: Mute Swan -Cygnus olor- swimming with two cygnets on Wichelsee lake, Sarnen, Switzerland, Europe

Mute Swan -Cygnus olor- swimming with two cygnets on Wichelsee lake, Sarnen, Switzerland, Europe

Background imageLittle Collection: SNOW HILL INSTITUTE, 1902. Students at Snow Hill Institute, a little Tuskegee

SNOW HILL INSTITUTE, 1902. Students at Snow Hill Institute, a little Tuskegee. Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1902

Background imageLittle Collection: Little girl decorating Christmas tree

Little girl decorating Christmas tree

Background imageLittle Collection: Glen Little holds off John Arne Riise

Glen Little holds off John Arne Riise
04/11/2006 - Premiership match played between Liverpool FC & Reading FC at Anfield. Photo: Richard Claypole

Background imageLittle Collection: A wild red-browed finch (Neochmia temporalis) perched on a branch with blurred background, Australia

A wild red-browed finch (Neochmia temporalis) perched on a branch with blurred background, Australia
colorful, wildlife, green, wild, branch, color, beautiful, birdwatching, bokeh, stick, feathers, fauna, avian, bill, closeup, field, red-browed firetail, little, firetail, Kristian Bell Photography

Background imageLittle Collection: Pure Joy

Pure Joy
Tal Paz-Fridman

Background imageLittle Collection: Holding The Sun

Holding The Sun
Ahmed Zaeitar

Background imageLittle Collection: patrizia viggi

patrizia viggi

Background imageLittle Collection: little shepherd

little shepherd
Ummu Nisan Kandilcioglu

Background imageLittle Collection: Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother with Princeess Elizabeth on Coronation Day in 1937 (b/w photo)

Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother with Princeess Elizabeth on Coronation Day in 1937 (b/w photo)
3432613 Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother with Princeess Elizabeth on Coronation Day in 1937 (b/w photo) by English Photographer



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"Exploring the World in Little Hints: From Sheffield to Copenhagen" Discovering hidden gems and intriguing stories, we embark on a journey through various little hints scattered across different corners of the world. Our first stop takes us back to 1771, where William Fairbank's accurate plan of Sheffield unveils the town's rich history. Moving forward in time, we encounter an iconic figure who underwent a transformative journey himself. Malcolm X, originally known as Malcolm Little, emerges as an influential American religious and political leader whose legacy continues to inspire generations. As we wander further, our eyes are drawn to a golden statue of a reclining laughing Buddha adorned with small Buddhas. This mesmerizing sight reminds us of the interconnectedness between joy and enlightenment. Continuing our exploration, we find ourselves captivated by the enchanting Little Mermaid statue perched upon rocks in Copenhagen. A symbol of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved tale, this sculpture captures both beauty and vulnerability. Transitioning into another realm entirely - that of comics - we stumble upon "Little Nemo, " an American comic strip featuring whimsical adventures centered around a walking bed episode. Imagination knows no bounds within these colorful panels. Venturing deeper into folklore territory, we witness Little Red Riding Hood encountering the cunning wolf amidst dense woods while en route to her grandmother's house. Gustave Dor's wood engraving brings this timeless tale vividly to life once again. Leaving behind fairy tales for reality yet still embracing its charm, small boats gently sway at St Peter Port in Guernsey. Nestled within the Channel Islands' embrace, this picturesque scene invites tranquility and relaxation. Nature has its own way of captivating us too; just observe how young Little Owls effortlessly form themselves into round shapes – finding solace and comfort wherever they perch. These nocturnal creatures remind us that even in darkness there is serenity.