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Background imageBirthplace Collection: View of Ayr, the birth-place of Burns, 1844. Creator: Unknown

View of Ayr, the birth-place of Burns, 1844. Creator: Unknown
View of Ayr, the birth-place of Burns, 1844. The town where Scottish poet Robert Burns was born, with its two bridges over the River Ayr. From " Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Broadlands, near Romsey, Hants, the country seat and birthplace of Lord Palmerston, 1865

Broadlands, near Romsey, Hants, the country seat and birthplace of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Broadlands, near Romsey, Hants, the country seat and birthplace of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Here, at Broadlands, Oct. 20, 1784, the late Prime Minister, Henry John Temple

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Henley-Street, Stratford-On-Avon, with Shakspeare's House, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Henley-Street, Stratford-On-Avon, with Shakspeare's House, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Henley-Street, Stratford-On-Avon, with Shakspeare's House, 1864. Celebrating the tercentenary of Shakespeare's birth

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Garibaldi's birthplace at Nice, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Garibaldi's birthplace at Nice, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Garibaldi's birthplace at Nice, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. Colebrooke Stockdale. The...house at Nice, where Giuseppe Garibaldi was born

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The house in which George Stephenson was born, at Wylam, near Newcastle, 1864. British engineer Stephenson's birthplace...is a small red-tiled cottage-one of such as are inhabited by working men

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The birthplace of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The birthplace of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The birthplace of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1864. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. E. W. Cooke, R.A. The house is still in the state in which it was in 1859...It is situated in Church-lane, Stockbridge

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Birthplace of Mr. Robert Stephenson, M.P. C.E. 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Birthplace of Mr. Robert Stephenson, M.P. C.E. 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Birthplace of Mr. Robert Stephenson, M.P. C.E. 1858. The cottage of the late Mr. George Stephenson, at Hillington, is in course of being pulled down

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Whittier's birthplace, Haverhill, c1900. Creator: Unknown

Whittier's birthplace, Haverhill, c1900. Creator: Unknown
Whittier's birthplace, Haverhill, c1900

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birthplace of Admiral Dewey, Montpelier, Vt. c1904. Creator: Unknown

Birthplace of Admiral Dewey, Montpelier, Vt. c1904. Creator: Unknown
Birthplace of Admiral Dewey, Montpelier, Vt. c1904

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birthplace of Elbridge Gerry, Marblehead, Mass. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown

Birthplace of Elbridge Gerry, Marblehead, Mass. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
Birthplace of Elbridge Gerry, Marblehead, Mass. between 1900 and 1906

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Kensington Palace, Where The Queen Was Born, As It Appeared in 1831, (c1897). Creator: Unknown

Kensington Palace, Where The Queen Was Born, As It Appeared in 1831, (c1897). Creator: Unknown
Kensington Palace, Where The Queen Was Born, As It Appeared in 1831, (c1897). Birthplace of Queen Victoria. From "The Queen's Resolve and Her Doubly Royal Reign of Sixty Years"

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Cottage at Dragley Beck, in which Sir John Barrow was born, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Cottage at Dragley Beck, in which Sir John Barrow was born, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Cottage at Dragley Beck, in which Sir John Barrow was born, 1850. The birthplace of British geographer, linguist, writer and civil servant John Barrow, in Lancashire, (now in Cumbria)

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Sharpham Park, Somerset, the Birthplace of Fielding the Novelist, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Sharpham Park, Somerset, the Birthplace of Fielding the Novelist, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Sharpham Park, Somerset, the Birthplace of [Henry] Fielding the Novelist, 1850. At Sharpham Park - birth-place of the father of the English novel - were, till lately

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birth Place of the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon, Kelvedon, Essex, mid-late 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Birth Place of the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon, Kelvedon, Essex, mid-late 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Birth Place of the Rev. C.H. Spurgeon, Kelvedon, Essex, mid-late 19th century. The Wheatsheaf Inn in the village of Kelvedon

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Statue of William the Conqueror, Falaise, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Statue of William the Conqueror, Falaise, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Statue of William the Conqueror, Falaise, 1890. Bronze statue of William the Conqueror (c1028-1087) first Norman King of England by French sculptor Louis Rochet in his birthplace, Falaise

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Cawnpore - Lord Robertss Birthplace, 1820s, (1901). Creator: Unknown

Cawnpore - Lord Robertss Birthplace, 1820s, (1901). Creator: Unknown
Cawnpore - Lord Robertss Birthplace, 1820s, (1901). View of the town of Cawnpore (modern-day Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh), India, where British soldier Frederick Sleigh Roberts

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). The birthplace of painter JMW Turner (1775-1851) in Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London. Turner was born above his fathers barber shop at number 21

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Room in...Carnarvon Castle, where the first Prince of Wales is said to have been born, 1868

Room in...Carnarvon Castle, where the first Prince of Wales is said to have been born, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Room in the Eagle Tower, Carnarvon Castle, where the first Prince of Wales is said to have been born, 1868. 'There is a local tradition that it was in the Eagle Tower of Carnarvon Castle

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Kelmscott Manor: From the Orchard, 1896. Creator: Frederick Henry Evans

Kelmscott Manor: From the Orchard, 1896. Creator: Frederick Henry Evans
Kelmscott Manor: From the Orchard, 1896. Lantern slide

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Kelmscott Manor: Bed William Morris Was Born In, 1896. Creator: Frederick Henry Evans

Kelmscott Manor: Bed William Morris Was Born In, 1896. Creator: Frederick Henry Evans
Kelmscott Manor: Bed William Morris Was Born In, 1896. Lantern slide

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Procession of shepherds, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Procession of shepherds, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Procession of shepherds, 1844. A procession of clubs, societies, and trades paying respects at the birthplace of Scottish poet Robert Burns at Alloway in Scotland

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birthplace of Beethoven, at Bonn, 1845. Creator: Unknown

Birthplace of Beethoven, at Bonn, 1845. Creator: Unknown
Birthplace of Beethoven, at Bonn, 1845. House where German composer Ludwig van Beethoven was born. From " Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Pavilion, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The Pavilion, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The Pavilion, 1844. Bunting-covered building erected to accommodate visitors to the town of Ayr in Scotland, birthplace Scottish poet Robert Burns, during the Burns festival

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birthplace of Addison, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Birthplace of Addison, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Birthplace of Addison, 1844. The house where British writer and politician Joseph Addison was born. Milston, the birth-place of Addison, is a retired village, containing only 107 inhabitants

Background imageBirthplace Collection: View of the Grand Procession, 1844. Creator: Unknown

View of the Grand Procession, 1844. Creator: Unknown
View of the Grand Procession, 1844. View of the town of Ayr in Scotland, birthplace Scottish poet Robert Burns. The bunting-covered pavilion on the right was erected to accommodate visitors during

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The room in which Burns was born, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The room in which Burns was born, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The room in which Burns was born, 1844. Birthplace of of Scottish poet Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland. The small and low-roofed chamber in which he was born has undergone comparatively little change;

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Ground plan of the Pavilion, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Ground plan of the Pavilion, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Ground plan of the Pavilion, 1844. Plan of the building erected to accommodate visitors to the town of Ayr in Scotland, birthplace Scottish poet Robert Burns

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Daniel Webster, from the series Great Americans (N76) for Duke brand cigarettes, 1888

Daniel Webster, from the series Great Americans (N76) for Duke brand cigarettes, 1888

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Living Room in Shakespeares House, Stratford-on-Avon, England. c1930s. Creator: Unknown

Living Room in Shakespeares House, Stratford-on-Avon, England. c1930s. Creator: Unknown
Living Room in Shakespeares House, Stratford-on-Avon, Eng. c1930s. 16th-century half-timbered house on Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare in 1564

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Burns Cottage - Room, where the Poet was Born, Ayr, Scotland, c1930s. Creator: Unknown

Burns Cottage - Room, where the Poet was Born, Ayr, Scotland, c1930s. Creator: Unknown
Burns Cottage - Room, where the Poet was Born, Ayr, Scotland, c1930s. Two-roomed clay and thatch cottage built by the father of Robert Burns, Scotlands national poet in 1757

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Room where Shakespeare was born, c1870

The Room where Shakespeare was born, c1870
" The Room where Shakespeare was born, c1870. 16th-century half-timbered house on Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, restored between 1857 and 1864, now a small museum

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Stratford Church, and Shakespeares House, As It Was and As It Is, c1870

Stratford Church, and Shakespeares House, As It Was and As It Is, c1870. Church of the Holy Trinity, Straford-upon-Avon and Shakespeares 16th-century half-timbered house on Henley Street

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Hodgensville, Kentucky, c1930s. Creator: Unknown

The Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Hodgensville, Kentucky, c1930s. Creator: Unknown
The Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Hodgensville, Kentucky, c1930s. One-room Lincoln Farm log cabin in Hodgenville, Kentucky. From " Tour of the World"

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Mozarts birthplace, Salzburg, Austria, c1935. Creator: Unknown

Mozarts birthplace, Salzburg, Austria, c1935. Creator: Unknown
Mozarts birthplace, Salzburg, Austria, c1935. The house, now a museum, in which composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was born. The Mozart family lived on the third floor from 1747 to 1773

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Handels birthplace, Halle, Saxony, 1907. Creator: Unknown

Handels birthplace, Halle, Saxony, 1907. Creator: Unknown
Handels birthplace, Halle, Saxony, 1907. The German composer George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was born in Hall in Sachsen (Halle an der Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Birth Place of Dr. Watts, c1861. Creator: Unknown

Birth Place of Dr. Watts, c1861. Creator: Unknown
Birth Place of Dr. Watts, c1861. View of French Street, Southampton, Hampshire, home of Isaac Watts (1674-1748), English Christian minister, hymn writer, theologian, and logician

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Dantes House, Florence, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Dantes House, Florence, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Dantes House, Florence, 1890. Casa di Dante was the birthplace of Dante Alighieri (c1265 -1321), Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages, best known for his Divine Comedy

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Room in Edinburgh Castle in Which James VI. Was Born, 1890. Creator: Unknown

The Room in Edinburgh Castle in Which James VI. Was Born, 1890. Creator: Unknown
The Room in Edinburgh Castle in Which James VI. Was Born, 1890. King James VI of Scotland was born at Edinburgh Castle on 19 June 1566. From " Cassells Illustrated Universal History, Vol

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Old View of Kensington, about 1750, (c1876). Creator: Unknown

Old View of Kensington, about 1750, (c1876). Creator: Unknown
Old View of Kensington, about 1750, (c1876). Kensington, was a suburb of London and birth-place of Queen Victoria with conveyancing of property passing between Earls

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Stratford-Upon Avon, c1910. Creator: Unknown

Stratford-Upon Avon, c1910. Creator: Unknown
Stratford-Upon Avon, c1910. Shakespeares House. Population, 3, 630. William Shakespeares house in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Interior of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, 1895. Creator: Unknown

Interior of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, 1895. Creator: Unknown
Interior of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, 1895. The grotto inside the church is believed by Christians to have been the birthplace of Jesus

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Room where Shakespeare was born, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1900. Creator

The Room where Shakespeare was born, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1900. Creator
The Room where Shakespeare was born, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1900. Interior of the 16th-century house in Warwickshire where it is believed that William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Bethlehem of Judea, the birthplace of Jesus, Palestine, 1896. Creator: Underwood & Underwood

Bethlehem of Judea, the birthplace of Jesus, Palestine, 1896. Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Bethlehem of Judea, the birthplace of Jesus, Palestine, 1896. The Gospels of Matthew and Luke identify Bethlehem as the birthplace of Jesus. Stereocard by Underwood & Underwood

Background imageBirthplace Collection: The Library in Shakespeares House, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1900

The Library in Shakespeares House, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1900. Interior of the 16th-century half-timbered house in Warwickshire where it is believed that William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Johnsons Birthplace at Lichfield, 1902. Creator: Unknown

Johnsons Birthplace at Lichfield, 1902. Creator: Unknown
Johnsons Birthplace at Lichfield, 1902. British author and lexicographer Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), who wrote the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Sulgrave Manor, 1940

Sulgrave Manor, 1940. Tudor house in Banbury, Oxfordshire, built of local material, birthplace of George Washington. From Decorative Art 1940 - The Studio Year Book, edited by C. G. Holme

Background imageBirthplace Collection: George Stephensons Birthplace, Wylam, c1896. Artist: GW Wilson and Company

George Stephensons Birthplace, Wylam, c1896. Artist: GW Wilson and Company
George Stephensons Birthplace, Wylam, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageBirthplace Collection: Shakespeares House, Stratford-On-Avon, c1896. Artist: Harvey Barton

Shakespeares House, Stratford-On-Avon, c1896. Artist: Harvey Barton
Shakespeares House, Stratford-On-Avon, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]



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