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"Unveiling the Past: A Journey through Time with Antique Maps and Historical Artifacts" Step back in time as we explore a captivating collection of historical treasures

Background imageNews Collection: Antique map of the Roman Empire

Antique map of the Roman Empire, with a detail on Rome

Background imageNews Collection: First Portrait of King Charles III

First Portrait of King Charles III
Portrait of King Charles III commissioned from artist Alastair Barford by ILN. The portrait was painted in oils by the artist Alastair Barford

Background imageNews Collection: L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery

L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. How our gunners won the VC and silenced the fire of the German guns in face of overwhelming odds Retreat from Mons, 1st September 1914

Background imageNews Collection: Map of the Byzantine Empire in the 9th Century

Map of the Byzantine Empire in the 9th Century
Vintage engraving of a Map of the Byzantine Empire in the 9th Century

Background imageNews Collection: Under the Protection of the Gods

Under the Protection of the Gods: A Fantasy of ancient and Modern Egypt. A drawing by Howard Carter showing a hoopoe in the crack of a wall which has ancient Egyptian paintings

Background imageNews Collection: The Annunciation, c1438-1445, (c1900-1920). Artist: Fra Angelico

The Annunciation, c1438-1445, (c1900-1920). Artist: Fra Angelico
The Annunciation, c1438-1445, (c1900-1920). A print after the fresco in the Museo di San Marco dell Angelico, Florence, from Art History and Literature Illustrations, by Jessie Noakes, Virtue and Co

Background imageNews Collection: The Royal Bride

The Royal Bride - Queen Elizabeth II portrait - Published in the Illustrated London News November 29 1947 1947

Background imageNews Collection: The Strongest '

The Strongest "
" The Strongest.". Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageNews Collection: Illustrated London News Christmas number cover, 1904

Illustrated London News Christmas number cover, 1904
A beautiful fairy with wings, looks thoughtful as she gazes out to the sea and starry sky. Front cover of The Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1904. Date: 1904

Background imageNews Collection: Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960

Stephen Wards sketches of celebrities, 1960
Through a doctors eyes: a page of celebrities drawn by osteopath and gifted amateur artist Doctor Stephen Ward(1912-1963), as featured in The Illustrated London News in 1960

Background imageNews Collection: The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey, 11th November 1920. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageNews Collection: Daily Telegraph - printing room 1900

Daily Telegraph - printing room 1900
Daily Telegraph, printing room in Fleet Street, London. Date: 1900

Background imageNews Collection: The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead

The Huntsman, painting by W Smithson Broadhead
Colour photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 24th October 1925 of The Huntsman painting by W Smithson Broadhead. Date: 24th October 1925

Background imageNews Collection: Foot guards at Battle of Waterloo

Foot guards at Battle of Waterloo
Up, Guards, and at them!.Colour oleolithograph after Richard Caton Woodville.Published as a Supplement to Holly Leaves the Christmas Number of the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News

Background imageNews Collection: Army Chaplain in Great War Deeds, WW1

Army Chaplain in Great War Deeds, WW1
An Army Chaplain holding a night service on the battlefield, with a packing case as an altar and a tin mug as a chalice. Reproduction of a painting by A C Michael in Great War Deeds

Background imageNews Collection: Port Sunlight - a workers utopia

Port Sunlight - a workers utopia
Page from The Illustrated London News with photographs reporting on the model factory village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, near Birkenhead

Background imageNews Collection: Charcoal burners in Mark Ash Wood in the New Forest, England. On the left one of

Charcoal burners in Mark Ash Wood in the New Forest, England. On the left one of the charcoal burners is controlling the burning of the clamp

Background imageNews Collection: A Proclamation, for Suppressing Rebellion... 23rd August 1775 (litho)

A Proclamation, for Suppressing Rebellion... 23rd August 1775 (litho)
696085 A Proclamation, for Suppressing Rebellion... 23rd August 1775 (litho) by British School, (18th Century); 40.5x33.1 cm; Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York, USA; (add.info.: George III)

Background imageNews Collection: Galway Gossips, c1887, (c1930). Creator: Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow

Galway Gossips, c1887, (c1930). Creator: Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow
Galway Gossips, c1887, (c1930). Rural scene in the west of Ireland: a woman on a horse stops to chat to a man leaning on a low wall

Background imageNews Collection: Photo of The Dolly Sisters

Photo of The Dolly Sisters
Black and white photograph of popular revue stars the Dolly Sisters in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 19th December 1925

Background imageNews Collection: One of the first letter boxes erected in London at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street

One of the first letter boxes erected in London at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon Street. Wood engraving from The Illustrated London News, 24 March 1855

Background imageNews Collection: Gun Running by Ulster Volunteer Force

Gun Running by Ulster Volunteer Force
Rifles and ammunition are landed at Donaghadee, County Down, by the Ulster Volunteer Force and loaded onto a charabanc usually used in the summer for tourists to the area

Background imageNews Collection: Daily Telegraph front pages, 1914, 1918 and 1919, WW1

Daily Telegraph front pages, 1914, 1918 and 1919, WW1
Daily Telegraph front pages for 3 August 1914 and 11 November 1918, marking the beginning and end of the First World War

Background imageNews Collection: Advertisement for W H Smith

Advertisement for W H Smith -- newsboy on an enamel sign. circa 1925

Background imageNews Collection: Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1906

Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1906
Front cover of The Illustrated London News Christmas Number 1906 with an illustration of a young girl trying to force feed her terrier dog Christmas pudding. Date: 1906

Background imageNews Collection: Manuscript Leaf with the Annunciation from a Book of Hours, ca. 1485-90. Creator: Jean Bourdichon

Manuscript Leaf with the Annunciation from a Book of Hours, ca. 1485-90. Creator: Jean Bourdichon
Manuscript Leaf with the Annunciation from a Book of Hours, ca. 1485-90

Background imageNews Collection: Advert for The Ford Typewriter

Advert for The Ford Typewriter. 1902

Background imageNews Collection: Movie Theater Marquee

Movie Theater Marquee
A huge crowd gathers outside the Warner Brothers theater on Wiltshire Boulevard in Los Angeles for a film premiere, 1930s. The marquee reads in part Premiere of Premieres; Grand Opening Tonight

Background imageNews Collection: HMS Good Hope in Great War Deeds, WW1

HMS Good Hope in Great War Deeds, WW1
HMS Good Hope of the British Royal Navy going down with her last guns firing, in an action against overwhelming odds off the coast of Chile, South America

Background imageNews Collection: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr. Stephen Ward, 1961
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, as drawn from life at Buckingham Palace by Doctor Stephen Ward, at a sitting specially granted to the Illustrated London News in 1961

Background imageNews Collection: The Daily Courant

The Daily Courant
Front page of The Daily Courant, the first daily paper. The paper began in 1702 and was at first a single sheet printed on one side only. This copy three years later is printed on both sides

Background imageNews Collection: Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Number 1935

Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Number 1935
Front cover of The Illustrated London News conjuring up the pomp and pageantry of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of King George V with a parade of liveried riders

Background imageNews Collection: Daily Chronicle, Never more confident of victory, WW1

Daily Chronicle, Never more confident of victory, WW1
Daily Chronicle, original news stand poster, " Never more confident of victory" -- Mr Asquith, 29 July 1915, First World War. 1915

Background imageNews Collection: Suez Crisis 1956 British civillians evacuated from Egypt arrive at Southampton by

Suez Crisis 1956 British civillians evacuated from Egypt arrive at Southampton by flying boat H7317

Background imageNews Collection: Photo of Miss Alice Delysia

Photo of Miss Alice Delysia
Black and white photograph in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 21st November 1925 showing Miss Alice Delysia in On with the Dance at the London Pavilion. Date: 21st November 1925

Background imageNews Collection: ILN cover - Kuwait and its ruler, 1961

ILN cover - Kuwait and its ruler, 1961
Front cover of The Illustrated London News featuring the ruler of Kuwait, H. H. Sheikh Sir Abdullah As-Salim As-Sabah with telegrams of support from Kuwaiti citizens

Background imageNews Collection: Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country

Silhouettes of a fox hunt in the York and Ainsty country
Black and white silhouette pictures by Captain H L Oakley in the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News of 12th December 1925

Background imageNews Collection: Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1

Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills, WW1
Advertisement, Carters Little Liver Pills for Active Service, showing a man undergoing an army medical examination during the early stages of the First World War. Date: 1914

Background imageNews Collection: Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers

Gordon Highlander interrogated by German Officers
I won t - After a raid on the British lines in Northern France, a Gordon Highlander is being interrogated by German Officers.. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963)

Background imageNews Collection: Michael Collins at Armagh, 1921

Michael Collins at Armagh, 1921
Michael Collins as Sinn Fein Minister of Finance(1890-1922). Pictured here in 1921 on the front cover of the Illustrated London News, speaking at Armagh

Background imageNews Collection: Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848

Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848
The Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848 - Front Cover Date: 1848

Background imageNews Collection: Printing the Daily Telegraph newspaper, London, c1900 (1903)

Printing the Daily Telegraph newspaper, London, c1900 (1903). From Living London, Vol. II, by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1903]

Background imageNews Collection: Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles

Town crier, St Marys, Scilly Isles
The local town crier, Wilfred Tonkin, on St Mary s, Scilly Isles. Seen here announcing the fact that the Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, has taken up residence in his holiday bungalow

Background imageNews Collection: Belfast riots, August 1920

Belfast riots, August 1920
A double page spread from the Illustrated London News, reporting on rioting in Belfast that began on the night of the 23rd August, and continued for a week

Background imageNews Collection: Belfast riots, July 1920

Belfast riots, July 1920
A double page spread from the Illustrated London News, reporting on rioting in Belfast from 20th to 23rd July 1920. 18 people were killed, and 200 wounded during the disturbances

Background imageNews Collection: Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres

Repulsing the famous Prussian guard at Ypres. With the British Army on the Western Front - published in 1916 for Tatler and Sphere, though the illustration was first done in 1914

Background imageNews Collection: The Farewell

The Farewell. Fortunino Matania, RI (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageNews Collection: Affray of rival Aboriginal tribes, three miles from Brisbane in New South Wales

Affray of rival Aboriginal tribes, three miles from Brisbane in New South Wales, Australia. The Illustrated London News notes with undisguised disgust



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"Unveiling the Past: A Journey through Time with Antique Maps and Historical Artifacts" Step back in time as we explore a captivating collection of historical treasures. Starting with an antique map of the Roman Empire, witness the vast expanse and grandeur of this ancient civilization. Next, our attention turns to L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery - a symbol of strength and valor that has stood the test of time. Marvel at their unwavering dedication to duty throughout history. Behold the first portrait of King Charles III, capturing his regal presence and marking a significant moment in royal history. This painting offers a glimpse into the life and reign of this esteemed monarch. Travel further east with a map showcasing the Byzantine Empire in all its glory during the 9th century. Admire its intricate borders and imagine yourself amidst bustling trade routes and vibrant cultural exchanges. Underneath "The Protection of Gods, " discover stories etched onto ancient artifacts that have survived centuries, reminding us of humanity's enduring faith across civilizations. "The Royal Bride" captivates hearts as she walks down the aisle adorned in elegance and grace. Witness her joyous union, celebrating love transcending time itself. Delve into tales from unexpected sources like Sunday Sport's claim about World War Two bomber found on Moon - an intriguing twist that sparks curiosity about untold secrets hidden beyond Earth's boundaries. Experience Galway Gossips from c1887 (c1930), created by Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow himself; immerse yourself in vivid scenes depicting everyday life filled with laughter, whispers, and shared moments within this charming Irish town. The Illustrated London News Christmas number cover from 1904 invites you to celebrate yuletide cheer through enchanting illustrations that capture both tradition and innovation during this festive season. Discover Port Sunlight - a workers' utopia designed for harmonious living amidst industrialization. Witness how visionary leaders transformed lives by providing not just employment but also a nurturing environment for their workforce.