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"Nations: A Tapestry of History, Unity, and Progress" Step into the past with the Daily Mail War Map

Background imageNations Collection: Daily Mail War Map, WW1

Daily Mail War Map, WW1
A fold out war map issued by the Daily Mail in the early weeks of the First World War. The map offers statistics regarding the manpower strength of each of the warring nations

Background imageNations Collection: UK at night from space

UK at night from space
UK at night, as seen from the International Space Station (ISS). City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. France is at bottom. Image taken on 24th December 2010

Background imageNations Collection: Inside the Great Exhibition of 1851

Inside the Great Exhibition of 1851
The Great Exhibition of All Nations - general view of the interior of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London

Background imageNations Collection: WW2 poster, The British Commonwealth of Nations Together

WW2 poster, The British Commonwealth of Nations Together. 1941

Background imageNations Collection: View of the Great Exhibition from across the Serpentine

View of the Great Exhibition from across the Serpentine
The Great Exhibition of All Nations in Hyde Park, London - general view of the Crystal Palace from across the Serpentine

Background imageNations Collection: Australia, satellite image

Australia, satellite image. North is at top. Australia is the worlds smallest continent. It is located in the southern hemisphere, southeast of Asia

Background imageNations Collection: Poster for the Grand Prix of the Nations

Poster for the Grand Prix of the Nations in Geneva on 21st July 1946

Background imageNations Collection: Grand Entrance to the Great Exhibition of 1851

Grand Entrance to the Great Exhibition of 1851
The Great Exhibition of All Nations in Hyde Park, London - view of the Grand Entrance to the Crystal Palace, with people milling around

Background imageNations Collection: Khrushchev Speaking at the UN

Khrushchev Speaking at the UN
Russian statesman, secretary-general of the Communist Party and premier 1958-1964, Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), depicted addressing the assembly at the United Nations

Background imageNations Collection: The Celebrated Yacht America

The Celebrated Yacht America

Background imageNations Collection: Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly

Harold Macmillan at the United Nations General Assembly
Photograph of (Maurice) Harold Macmillan speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, 29th September 1960. In a powerful speech the British Prime Minister spoke on Britains colonial record

Background imageNations Collection: The Signing of the Japanese Peace Treaty, San Francisco, 195

The Signing of the Japanese Peace Treaty, San Francisco, 195
Photograph showing Shigeru Yoshida, the Japanese Premier, signing the Peace Treaty at San Francisco, 4th September 1951. This treaty, signed by 48 other countries of the United Nations

Background imageNations Collection: Scottish rugby players

Scottish rugby players
The Scottish rugby union three-quarter line, made up entirely of players from Oxford University, which contributed towards a Scottish grand slam in the Five Nations tournament of 1925

Background imageNations Collection: Jonathan Sexton

Jonathan Sexton Ireland & Leinster England V Ireland, Rbs Six Nations Twickenham, Middlesex, England 27 February 2010 Date: 27 February 2010

Background imageNations Collection: Blessing Domestic Animals, Bulgaria (engraving)

Blessing Domestic Animals, Bulgaria (engraving)
3655918 Blessing Domestic Animals, Bulgaria (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Blessing Domestic Animals, Bulgaria)

Background imageNations Collection: Middle East, satellite image

Middle East, satellite image
Middle East. North is at top. Satellite image of the Middle East, showing the borders (white lines) of the countries. The Middle East is a Eurocentric term used to describe a region that roughly

Background imageNations Collection: League of Nations / 1922

League of Nations / 1922
The opening session of the League of Nations in Geneva. The purpose of the League, set up in 1919 & written into the WW1 peace treaties, was to keep peace through arbitration

Background imageNations Collection: Postcard booklet, The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Postcard booklet, The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas, USA -- under six flags. 1942

Background imageNations Collection: The Arms Race

The Arms Race
The more the nations try to outdo their neighbours in the arms race, the more their own people suffer... Date: 1909

Background imageNations Collection: Outline and flag of Luxembourg, 3D

Outline and flag of Luxembourg, 3D

Background imageNations Collection: Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London

Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London
Jubilee event to celebrate peace, held in St Jamess Park, London, showing the Chinese Bridge, Pagoda and refreshment tents with the flags of various nations

Background imageNations Collection: Cuba

Cuba. True-colour satellite image of the island of Cuba (upper left to lower right) in the Caribbean Sea. North is at top. Vegetation is green, water is blue and clouds are white

Background imageNations Collection: Postmen of the nations

Postmen of the nations
Photographic montage showing postmen from around the world, dubbed by the ILN as the hardest-worked men in the world at Christmas

Background imageNations Collection: United Europe (1950S)

United Europe (1950S)
The flags of European nations are the building blocks from which the new Europe will be rebuilt, following World War Two

Background imageNations Collection: Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04

Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04
AGA KHAN III originally SULTAN SIR MOHAMMED SHAH Indian Muslim leader, took part in conferences, including League of Nations

Background imageNations Collection: Costumes and flags of the World (colour litho)

Costumes and flags of the World (colour litho)
6032826 Costumes and flags of the World (colour litho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Costumes and flags of the World.); Look and Learn / Barbara Loe Collection

Background imageNations Collection: Emblems of Liberty and Humanity: The Red Cross, Mother of All Nations

Emblems of Liberty and Humanity: The Red Cross, Mother of All Nations. Red Cross nurses between the flags of United
528485 Emblems of Liberty and Humanity: The Red Cross, Mother of All Nations. Red Cross nurses between the flags of United States and Japan. World War I 1914-1918 Red Cross poster

Background imageNations Collection: Flags of the maritime powers (print)

Flags of the maritime powers (print)
5912658 Flags of the maritime powers (print); (add.info.: Flags of the maritime powers, pavillons des puissances maritimes, 1844. Including France, Great Britan, Belgium Holland, Russia, etc)

Background imageNations Collection: Historic flag of French West Africa and Sahara inserted in the floral style headboard of an

Historic flag of French West Africa and Sahara inserted in the floral style headboard of an illustrated atlas page
6202984 Historic flag of French West Africa and Sahara inserted in the floral style headboard of an illustrated atlas page; (add.info)

Background imageNations Collection: A Canadian Indian in the 18th century

A Canadian Indian in the 18th century
3083303 A Canadian Indian in the 18th century.; Private Collection; (add.info.: From Cassell's Illustrated History of England, published 1861.)

Background imageNations Collection: Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880

Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880
1576440 Campaign poster for Garfield and Arthur, 1880; (add.info.: Our nation's choice Gen. James Abram Garfield, Republican candidate for President, Gen. Chester A)

Background imageNations Collection: WW1 - Victory - The flags of the victorious nations

WW1 - Victory - The flags of the victorious nations flanking a carved statue of the personification of Victory stood atop the world and holding a victory wreath aloft. Date: circa 1919

Background imageNations Collection: The Flags of All Nations, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Flags of All Nations, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Flags of All Nations, 1858. 1. Royal British Standard; 2. Union Jack; 3. Admiral of the Red; 4. Admiralty; 5. Board of Ordnance; 6. Admiral of the White; 7. Admiral of the Blue; 8

Background imageNations Collection: Heraldic crests, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Heraldic crests, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Heraldic crests, 1858. 1. Great Britain; 2. Belgium; 3. Portugal; 4. Sardinia; 5. Holland; 6. Prince of Wales; 7. Prince Albert; 8. Hanover; 9. Spain; 10. Denmark; 11. Turkey; 12. France; 13

Background imageNations Collection: Dimitri Szarzewski & Sebastien Chabal

Dimitri Szarzewski & Sebastien Chabal England V France, Rbs Six Nations England V France, Rbs Six Nations Twickenham, Middlesex, England 15 March 2009 Date: 15 March 2009

Background imageNations Collection: Cartoon, The Washington Hatchet

Cartoon, The Washington Hatchet
American design for a Japanese screen. It is announced that the Anglo-Japanese Alliance is to be terminated in favour of an understanding between the Four Great Powers that have interests in

Background imageNations Collection: The Aztec king Montezuma II and Tuscarora

The Aztec king Montezuma II and Tuscarora
Portrait of Montezuma II, Aztec Emperor of Mexico, in gold crown and gorgette, and of David Cusick, a Tuscarora Baptist preacher and author, in western clothes

Background imageNations Collection: Hector Horeaus design for Crystal Palace exterior 1851

Hector Horeaus design for Crystal Palace exterior 1851
An unrealised design for the Crystal Palace as presented to the Royal Commission by the French architect Hector Horeau, reproduced in the French publication L Illustration. Date: 1851

Background imageNations Collection: Antique map of Persia and Arabia 1730

Antique map of Persia and Arabia 1730
Original antique copper engraved map by H. Moll, titled Persia Sive Shahistana, published in 1747 for the Universal History (London, T. Osborne & J. Shipton, 8 vols. 1747)

Background imageNations Collection: Double Hemisphere Map with Border 1611

Double Hemisphere Map with Border 1611

Background imageNations Collection: Public forum - H. Duncan Hall, former high official of the L

Public forum - H. Duncan Hall, former high official of the League of Nations, will discuss the essential conditions of any lasting peace. Poster announcing a public forum in Des Moines, Iowa

Background imageNations Collection: New York, New York, USA midtown skyline from across the East River at dusk

New York, New York, USA midtown skyline from across the East River at dusk

Background imageNations Collection: WW2, Wait And See

WW2, Wait And See
An illustration of a little boy planting a seed to help the nation's foodstuff need during WW2, his father is a Merchant Navy sailor. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageNations Collection: British propaganda postcard 10 July 1916

British propaganda postcard 10 July 1916
Bulldog and Union flag represent the Nation's fighting spirit 9 days after the Battle of the Somme. WW1 Date: 1916

Background imageNations Collection: Prime Minister, Joseph Chamberlain in the House of Commons, introducing the Commonwealth of

Prime Minister, Joseph Chamberlain in the House of Commons, introducing the Commonwealth of Australia Bill. The Bill which installed for Australia, under one Government

Background imageNations Collection: Recording the nation's anxiety outside Buckingham Palace in London

Recording the nation's anxiety outside Buckingham Palace in London. Waiting for a bulletin notifying of the development of King Edward illness. Date: May 1910

Background imageNations Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Commission sent

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Commission sent by the Society of Nations to deal with the retreat of foreign troops of Spain



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"Nations: A Tapestry of History, Unity, and Progress" Step into the past with the Daily Mail War Map, a vivid reminder of the tumultuous era that was World War Witness the resilience and determination as they fought for their ideals. Gaze upon the mesmerizing image of the UK at night from space, where borders disappear, showcasing how nations blend together under a starry sky. It reminds us that despite our differences, we are all part of one global community. Transport yourself to the Great Exhibition of 1851 through its grand entrance. Inside this magnificent event, nations showcased their innovations and achievements in an awe-inspiring display of cultural exchange and collaboration. During World War 2, a powerful poster proclaimed "The British Commonwealth Together, " symbolizing unity amidst adversity. It serves as a timeless testament to strength forged through cooperation. Marvel at Australia's vast landscape captured in a satellite image - an emblematic representation of nature's beauty within national boundaries. This snapshot reminds us that each nation holds unique treasures worth cherishing. Feel your heart race with excitement as you gaze upon a vintage poster advertising the Grand Prix of Nations. The world comes together in friendly competition, transcending borders through shared passion for sport. Stand before the grandeur of Harold Macmillan addressing the United Nations General Assembly - witness diplomacy shaping history as leaders strive to forge bonds between nations based on mutual understanding and respect. Experience Khrushchev's impassioned speech at UN headquarters; his words reverberate across borders reminding us that dialogue is key to resolving conflicts while fostering peace among diverse nations. Witness history being made during The Signing of Japanese Peace Treaty in San Francisco (1951). As pens touch paper, wounds heal; it signifies hope for reconciliation among former adversaries – proof that even after war there can be unity amongst nations. Immerse yourself in maritime glory aboard The Celebrated Yacht America, a vessel that symbolizes exploration and discovery.