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Social Issues Collection

"Unveiling the Struggles: A Glimpse into Social Issues Through Time and Space" Step back in time to 1908

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: William Hogarth Gin Lane

William Hogarth Gin Lane
Vintage engraving of showing a scene from William Hogarths Beer Street and Gin Lane. They depict the evils of the consumption of gin as a contrast to the merits of drinking beer

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: English suffragette, feminist newspaper, 1908

English suffragette, feminist newspaper, 1908. News seller, she is standing on the street not the pavement so as not to be arrested. The suffragettes published their own magazine / newspaper

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse Door County Wisconsin

Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse Door County Wisconsin
USA Wisconsin Door County Sturgeon Bay North Pierhead Ship Canal Lighthouse. Door County, Wisconsin

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Desert Landscape with Cactus in Arizona

Desert Landscape with Cactus in Arizona
Saguaro and Blooming Prickly Pear Cactus in Arizona Desert Landscape

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: A man walking through a backstreet of the Gorbals area of Glasgow

A man walking through a backstreet of the Gorbals area of Glasgow
31st January 1948: A man walking through a backstreet in the run-down Gorbals area of Glasgow. The Gorbals tenements were built quickly and cheaply in the 1840s

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: William Hogarth Four Times of the Day - Morning

William Hogarth Four Times of the Day - Morning
Vintage engraving of showing a scene from William Hogarths Four Times of the Day. They are humorous depictions of life in the streets of London, the vagaries of fashion

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Gin Lane

Gin Lane
This print was published as a pair with Beer Street and contrasted the health and productivity benefits of drinking beer with the vice of gin drinking

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Victorian London - A shady place

Victorian London - A shady place
Vintage engraving showing a scene from 19th Century London England. A dark alley in Whitechapel circa 1870

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Dream Falls - Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Dream Falls - Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Upper Tahquamenon Falls in Fall Color. Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50, 000 acres stretching over 13 miles

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: A Green Tree Python in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia

A Green Tree Python in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia
The green tree python is a species of python found in New Guinea, islands in Indonesia, and Cape York Peninsula in Australia

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Nosey Kids

Nosey Kids
10th August 1942: Nursery school children gather round a Chrysler car belonging to Mrs JG Winan, the wife of the US ambassador to Britain

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Dulux Dog Drunk

Dulux Dog Drunk
22nd August 1972: Dash, the famous old English sheep dog who has starred in the Dulux paint commercials for 12 years at the reception held in honour of his retirement

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: The Sleeping Congregation, William Hogarth

The Sleeping Congregation, William Hogarth
Vintage engraving of The Sleeping Congregation, William Hogarth. Interior of a church where the congregation sleeps as the clergyman reads from the gospel

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: The Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi

The Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi
Illustration of the Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: A long exposure on the coast of Lake Superior, near Grand Marais, Minnesota

A long exposure on the coast of Lake Superior, near Grand Marais, Minnesota

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Milky Way Over Hollow Rock

Milky Way Over Hollow Rock
Hollow rock is an iconic coastal formation located on the North West side of Lake Superior. Air glow creates a colorful luminescent atmosphere below the night sky and Milky Way

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Bow bridge in springtime, Central Park, New York

Bow bridge in springtime, Central Park, New York
Bow bridge in springtime, Central Park, Manhattan, New York, USA Completed in 1862. It is one of the most photographed and filmed locations in Central Park

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: View over Mountain Range, Spain, Picos de Europa

View over Mountain Range, Spain, Picos de Europa
A view over a small mountain range located in the Picos de Europa Area, in this case near the village Villar de Onis, Asturias, Spain

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt, Austria
The village of Hallstatt, Lake Hallstatt, UNESCO World Heritage Hallstatt-Dachstein is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. It is located near the HallstAÔé¼tter See (a lake)

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: English suffragette feminist newpaper, 1908

English suffragette feminist newpaper, 1908

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Albany Wind Farm

Albany Wind Farm, Western Australia

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Australian Kangaroo sleeping with Australian Flag

Australian Kangaroo sleeping with Australian Flag
Kangaroo sleeping with Australian Flag

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Hong Kong-Paragliding

Hong Kong-Paragliding
In this photo taken on December 21, 2018, the moon is seen in the distance past a paraglider near Ma On Shan peak in Hong Kong

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Rescue with the breeches buoy

Rescue with the breeches buoy
Antique illustration of a Rescue with the breeches buoy

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Arctic chill

Arctic chill
A polar bear looks up towards the sky to smell the air for other approaching bears that would want to take his seal carcass. Taken off the northern coast of the Svalbard Archipelago

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Northern Lights over the Lofoten Islands in Norway

Northern Lights over the Lofoten Islands in Norway
Northern Lights, polar light or Aurora Borealis in the night sky over the Lofoten islands in Northern Norway

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Cliff Baths at Beach of Enniscrone of County Sligo in Ireland

Cliff Baths at Beach of Enniscrone of County Sligo in Ireland
Abandoned building which used to have a seaweed bath inside at beach of Enniscrone in County Sligo of Connacht province in Ireland

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Missouri newsboys smoking on a street in St. Louis, 1910

Missouri newsboys smoking on a street in St. Louis, 1910
May 9, 1910 - Young newsboys smoking on a St. Louis, Missouri street. Photo by Lewis Hine

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Victorian London boys begging and sweeping street, 1870

Victorian London boys begging and sweeping street, 1870
Vintage engraving of Victorian London boys begging and sweeping street. Mothers Last Words, Mrs Sewell, c.1870

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Victorian London orphan boy begging on the street, 1870

Victorian London orphan boy begging on the street, 1870
Vintage engraving of Victorian London orphan boy begging on the street, 1870. Mothers Last Words, Mrs Sewell

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Illustration Of Black Union Regiment, Civil War, 1860s

Illustration Of Black Union Regiment, Civil War, 1860s
Recruitment illustration of a Black Union regiment of soldiers and their White commanding officer, labeled Come and join us, brothers, 1860s. (Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Schwabachers landing - Grand Teton National Park Wyoming USA

Schwabachers landing - Grand Teton National Park Wyoming USA
Sunrise on the Grand Teton range reflecting in the snake river. Fall colors in Autumn at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, United States

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: The Koala - Australia Best Known Icon

The Koala - Australia Best Known Icon

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Vintage World War One poster of a Marine Corps bulldog chasing a German dachshund

Vintage World War One poster of a Marine Corps bulldog chasing a German dachshund. It reads, Teufel Hunden German Nickname For U.S. Marines, Devil Dog Recruiting Station

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Bleak House

Bleak House
Vintage engraving from the works of Charles Dickens. From Bleak House. I m Fly, says Jo. But Fen larksm you know. Stow hooking it!

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Red crassula (Crassula coccinea)

Red crassula (Crassula coccinea)
Illustration of a Red crassula (Crassula coccinea)

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Bali Rice Terraces

Bali Rice Terraces. Sunrise rice fields of Jatiluwih at Tabanan, Bali Indonesia

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Night scenery of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah Borneo, Malaysia

Night scenery of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah Borneo, Malaysia
Mount Kinabalu is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah and is protected as Kinabalu Park, a World Heritage Site

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: World War I poster of a little girl sitting on her fathers lap and a boy playing

World War I poster of a little girl sitting on her fathers lap and a boy playing
Vintage World War I poster of a little girl sitting on her fathers lap and a little boy playing with toy soldiers. It reads, Daddy, what did you do in the great war?

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Vintage World War II poster of a fighter pilot climbing into his airplane

Vintage World War II poster of a fighter pilot climbing into his airplane. It reads, Keep him flying! Buy War Bonds

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Palau rock islands and tropical water from above

Palau rock islands and tropical water from above
Aerial view of lush green rock islands and clear blue tropical water of a coral reef lagoon

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz He raised his manacled hands

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz He raised his manacled hands
Vintage engraving from Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz. He raised his manacled hands in a threatening attitude, fixed his eyes on his shrinking parent, and slowly left the room

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Humour social comment the ale house cartoon by Cruikshank

Humour social comment the ale house cartoon by Cruikshank
This is a cartoon etching by the well-known Victorian social caricaturist / cartoonist George Cruikshank (1792 - 1878), dated 1832

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Tuscany Field in Summer Season

Tuscany Field in Summer Season
Tonnaja Travel Photography, 578735972

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Classic red tram on the streets of Lesser own (Mala Strana) in Prague, Czech Republic

Classic red tram on the streets of Lesser own (Mala Strana) in Prague, Czech Republic

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Nalati Grassland, Xinjiang, China

Nalati Grassland, Xinjiang, China
Nalati grassland, Xinjiang Yili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, China

Background imageSocial Issues Collection: Church Ixelles

Church Ixelles
Reflection of Saint Cross Church in Flagey area, Brussels, Belgium



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"Unveiling the Struggles: A Glimpse into Social Issues Through Time and Space" Step back in time to 1908, when English suffragettes fought relentlessly for women's rights, while a feminist newspaper served as their voice. From the Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse in Door County, Wisconsin, witness how social issues transcend borders and oceans. Even amidst the serene desert landscape of Arizona with its towering cacti, societal challenges persist. Victorian London reveals itself as a shady place where inequality thrived. In contrast, a man walks through the backstreets of Glasgow's Gorbals area, shedding light on urban poverty and hardship. In an unexpected twist, even Dulux Dog appears drunk - reminding us that addiction is not limited to humans alone. Similarly eye-opening is Gin Lane by William Hogarth; it exposes the devastating consequences of alcoholism on society. As we explore Hogarth's Four Times of the Day - Morning painting set in Victorian England, we realize that they have plagued humanity throughout history. Yet hope springs eternal under Bow Bridge during springtime at Central Park in New York City – reminding us that positive change is possible. Traveling further south to Far North Queensland, Australia unveils a different kind of struggle – environmental conservation. The vibrant Green Tree Python reminds us of our responsibility towards preserving nature for future generations. "The Sleeping Congregation" by William Hogarth depicts religious apathy and indifference prevalent even centuries ago. Meanwhile, The Pythia foretells prophecies at Delphi’s Oracle – highlighting society's fascination with seeking guidance from higher powers. Through these diverse snapshots across time and space emerges one undeniable truth: they can deeply ingrained within our collective human experience. Let us learn from history and work together towards building a more just and equitable world for all.