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"Education through the Ages: From William and Mary College to The Citadel" Step back in time to the 1700s

Background imageSchool Collection: Illustration for The Taming Of The Shrew (chromolitho)

Illustration for The Taming Of The Shrew (chromolitho)
3642344 Illustration for The Taming Of The Shrew (chromolitho) by Andre, Richard (1834-1907); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illustration for The Taming Of The Shrew)

Background imageSchool Collection: Portrait of Arthur Atherley as an Etonian, c1791. Creator: Thomas Lawrence

Portrait of Arthur Atherley as an Etonian, c1791. Creator: Thomas Lawrence
Portrait of Arthur Atherley as an Etonian, c1791

Background imageSchool Collection: A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887

A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887
JLJ4686225 A clinical lecture by Dr. Charcot at the Salpetriere in 1887. Students of the department of Professor Jean Martin Charcot (1825-1893) who explains the case of Blanche Wittman

Background imageSchool Collection: Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands

Entrance to Wigmore Schools, West Midlands
The entrance and receiving block at the Walsall and West Bromwich District School on Pennyhill Lane, Wigmore. A woman in uniform and a boy stand on either side of the archway

Background imageSchool Collection: William and Mary College, 1700s

William and Mary College, 1700s
Early view of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1700s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageSchool Collection: Saint Anthony of Padua preaching to the fishes

Saint Anthony of Padua preaching to the fishes, 1779. Painting by Bernardo Rodriguez. Quito School. Colonial baroque. Painting. ECUADOR. PICHINCHA. Quito. Convent of San Francisco

Background imageSchool Collection: Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s
Bowdoin College in Maine, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSchool Collection: Childrens Political British Isles Map

Childrens Political British Isles Map
The British Isles Political map designed for school children was created using Universal Transverse Mercator projection. This political student map clearly marks the counties

Background imageSchool Collection: The London School of Economics

The London School of Economics (and Political Science) (the LSE ) - east frontage of the main buildings

Background imageSchool Collection: USA, South Carolina, Charleston, The Citadel, military college, residence hall

USA, South Carolina, Charleston, The Citadel, military college, residence hall

Background imageSchool Collection: Harrogate Ladies College

Harrogate Ladies College
A girls school in a castle: Harrogate Colleges pleasant retreat at Lord Swintons residence near Ripon, Yorkshire at the beginning of World War II

Background imageSchool Collection: View down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London

View down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London
A superb postcard view down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London - the detial is incredible, with individual shops identifiable, the pavements as busy (as they ever are)

Background imageSchool Collection: Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow School of Art, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSchool Collection: Boxer / Daniel Mendoza

Boxer / Daniel Mendoza
DANIEL MENDOZA 1764 - 1836 English boxer who was the acknowledged English heavyweight champion and who operated a successful boxing school in London

Background imageSchool Collection: Piper Cherokee 140 G-AYJR

Piper Cherokee 140 G-AYJR
Piper Cherokee 140, G-AYJR, of the Oxford Air Training School flying near Blenheim Palace

Background imageSchool Collection: Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741). Italian school

Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741). Italian school

Background imageSchool Collection: The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent

The Hollies Childrens Home, Sidcup, Kent
Aerial view of The Hollies, the Greenwich & Deptford Unions cottage homes at Lamorbey, near Sidcup, Kent, opened in 1902 to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageSchool Collection: Rude Gargoyle

Rude Gargoyle
Gargoyle on a medieval seminary (now a girls school) at Tours, France : masons often amused themselves by cutting such subjects on respectable buildings

Background imageSchool Collection: Childrens Political World Map

Childrens Political World Map
A Political map of the World designed for school children. Based on the Van Der Grinten projection, the World map displays international political boundaries, including ones which are disputed

Background imageSchool Collection: Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann

Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann
Girl with her arms filled with Spring flowers - painting by child artist Herta Zuckermann, student at the Vienna School for Arts and Crafts (Professor Cizeks course)

Background imageSchool Collection: Masters of Malvern College

Masters of Malvern College
Illustration by Fred May showing the Headmaster of Malvern College, Mr Frank S. Preston, taking a roll-call of some of his staff. Malvern College is an independent school in Worcestershire, England

Background imageSchool Collection: St. Bartholomews Hospital, 18th Century

St. Bartholomews Hospital, 18th Century
St. Bartholomews Hospital. 18th century engraving of the buildings of St. Bartholomews Hospital at Smithfield in the City of London. Also known as Bart s, the hospital was founded in 1123

Background imageSchool Collection: Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme

Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme
The Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, on Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The school was founded in 1855 by a group of Manchester businessmen to care for and educate orphans

Background imageSchool Collection: The education of British Youth: Stonyhurst College

The education of British Youth: Stonyhurst College
As part of their series on the education of British Youth, the Illustrated London News ran a feature on Stonyhurst College, Lancashire

Background imageSchool Collection: Montessori school

Montessori school
A detailed illustration by S. Begg of a Montessori school in Courtfield Gardens, London, showing children at various activiities

Background imageSchool Collection: Humphrey Jennings The Silent Village (1943)

Humphrey Jennings The Silent Village (1943)

Background imageSchool Collection: Rugby School with pupils playing rugby

Rugby School with pupils playing rugby
Exterior view of Rugby School with pupils playing rugby in foreground

Background imageSchool Collection: Quadrangle of Eton College, 1880

Quadrangle of Eton College, 1880. Famous public school founded in 1440 by King Henry VI. A watercolour sketch from Windsor Castle and the Water-Way Thither by W H Davenport Adams

Background imageSchool Collection: Sherborne Abbey 29672_051

Sherborne Abbey 29672_051
Sherborne Abbey, Dorset. Photographed in September 2015

Background imageSchool Collection: A Street Scene in Cairo, by Charles Robertson

A Street Scene in Cairo, by Charles Robertson (1844-1891)

Background imageSchool Collection: Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex

Highwood School, Brentwood, Essex
The administration block at Highwood (or High Wood) School, Brentwood, Essex. The school was opened by the Metropolitan Asylums Board in 1904 for the treatment of ophthalmia in children

Background imageSchool Collection: RAF Hastings T Mk. 5 - RAF Finningley

RAF Hastings T Mk. 5 - RAF Finningley
Royal Air Force Handley Page Hastings T Mk.5 TG553, of the Strike Command Bombing School from RAF Lindholme, at RAF Finningley Date: 1971

Background imageSchool Collection: Dulwich College, London, 1829. Artist: J Rogers

Dulwich College, London, 1829. Artist: J Rogers
Dulwich College, London, 1829. Dulwich College was founded in 1619 by a prominent Elizabethan actor named Edward Alleyn, with the original intention of providing an education for twelve poor boys

Background imageSchool Collection: Morning Ride along the Beach, 1876, by Anton Mauve (1838-188

Morning Ride along the Beach, 1876, by Anton Mauve (1838-188
Anton Mauve (1838-1888). Dutch painter. Morning Ride along the Beach, 1876. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageSchool Collection: Pergamon Altar. Athena against the giant Alcyoneus

Pergamon Altar. Athena against the giant Alcyoneus
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC by artists of the school of Pergamon. Marble and limestone. East frieze. Gigantomachy. Struggle between gods and giants

Background imageSchool Collection: RAF Varsity T Mk. 1 - RAF Gaydon

RAF Varsity T Mk. 1 - RAF Gaydon
Royal Air Force Vickers Varsity T Mk.1 WF335 G from 2 Air Navigation School at RAF Gaydon Date: 1967

Background imageSchool Collection: Dancing in the teachers room

Dancing in the teachers room
The cast of Carry On Teacher in one of the most famous scenes from this classic comedy

Background imageSchool Collection: Portora High School, Enniskillen

Portora High School, Enniskillen - a distant view of the school with a lake and rowing boats in the foreground. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Fermanagh; Enniskillen). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageSchool Collection: Pergamon Altar. Hecate fighting against the giant Klytios ne

Pergamon Altar. Hecate fighting against the giant Klytios ne
Pergamon Altar. Built by order of Eumenes II Soter. 164-156 BC. Marble and limestone. Gigantomachy. South frieze. The three-faceted goddess Hecate fighting with a torch

Background imageSchool Collection: Truant School, Hightown, Liverpool

Truant School, Hightown, Liverpool
Design for the Liverpool School Board Truant School at Hightown, Liverpool, by the architect Thomas Mellard Reade. Date: 1878

Background imageSchool Collection: 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum

1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum
Original painting for the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum showing 17 Battle Honours of the Regiment from Louisburg to Kut al Amara

Background imageSchool Collection: Coloured shoulder patches of the Australian Corps

Coloured shoulder patches of the Australian Corps
Souvenir of the Greatest War showing coloured shoulder patches of the Australian Corps. The design is laid out in the shape of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces badge

Background imageSchool Collection: The Periodic Table Digital Illustration

The Periodic Table Digital Illustration
In the late 19th century, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev published his first attempt at grouping chemical elements according to their atomic weights

Background imageSchool Collection: Leonis Quo Vadis restaurant, 1947

Leonis Quo Vadis restaurant, 1947
Peppino Leonis Quo Vadis restaurant on Dean Street, Soho, London in 1947. It is next door to Leon Jaeggi, kitchen equipment, tinner and coppersmith, and Townsends. 1947

Background imageSchool Collection: Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Oldest Dickinson College building, " Old West" Hall, designed by Benjamin Latrobe, built in 1803 to replace the original college hall, which burned. Digital photograph

Background imageSchool Collection: Poster for Dramarama And Beyond Season at BFI Southbank (11-30 April 2011)

Poster for Dramarama And Beyond Season at BFI Southbank (11-30 April 2011)
Press Gang Dexter Fletcher Julia Sawalha Lee Ross Kelda Holmes

Background imageSchool Collection: Poster for Maurice Elveys Fun At St Fannys (1955)

Poster for Maurice Elveys Fun At St Fannys (1955)
Cardew " The Cad" Robinson Fred Emney Vera Day Johnny Brandon Davy Kaye Freddie Mills

Background imageSchool Collection: WHALE SHARK - in bait ball

WHALE SHARK - in bait ball
DSE-74 WHALE SHARK - in bait ball Ningaloo Reef, W. Australia Rhincodon typus Whale Shark is the largest fish. Its a harmless, filter-feeder



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"Education through the Ages: From William and Mary College to The Citadel" Step back in time to the 1700s, where William and Mary College laid the foundation for higher education. As children studied a Children's Political British Isles Map, they dreamt of shaping their nation's future. Fast forward to Charleston, South Carolina, where The Citadel stands tall as a prestigious military college. Its historic residence hall echoes with stories of discipline and honor. Intriguingly, Saint Anthony of Padua preached not only to humans but also to fishes. This captivating tale reminds us that knowledge knows no bounds. Traveling northwards brings us to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine during the vibrant 1870s. Here, students embraced intellectual curiosity amidst picturesque surroundings. Across the pond lies Harrogate Ladies College - an institution empowering women since its inception. It continues to inspire young minds today. Venturing into bustling London leads us straight into The London School of Economics - a hub for groundbreaking research and critical thinking that shapes global policies. During World War II, Humphrey Jennings' masterpiece "The Silent Village" shed light on human resilience amidst adversity – reminding us how education can empower even in dark times. Art enthusiasts flock to Glasgow School of Art – a haven for creativity and innovation. Its walls breathe life into masterpieces that challenge conventions and ignite imagination. Taking flight with Piper Cherokee 140 G-AYJR transports us beyond classrooms; it symbolizes endless possibilities awaiting those who dare chase their dreams sky-high. At Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools in Cheadle Hulme, compassion meets education as disadvantaged children find solace within its nurturing embrace. Lastly, we pay homage to Daniel Mendoza – both boxer extraordinaire and educator who taught valuable lessons about strength inside and outside the ring.