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Background imageBriton Collection: Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Artist: Briton Riviere

Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Artist: Briton Riviere
Daniel in the Lions Den, 1872, (1917). Painting held at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. From Bibbys Annual 1917, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1917]

Background imageBriton Collection: Christ in the Wilderness, 1898, (1912). Artist: Briton Riviere

Christ in the Wilderness, 1898, (1912). Artist: Briton Riviere
Christ in the Wilderness, 1898, (1912). A colour print from Famous Paintings, with an introduction by Gilbert Chesterton, Cassell and Company, (London, New York, Toronto, 1912)

Background imageBriton Collection: A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris

A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris
A Celtic Chieftainess (Boadicea), 1924. From " Costume & Fashion - The Evolution of European Dress Through the Earlier Ages", by Herbert Norris. [J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, E. P

Background imageBriton Collection: Beyond Mans Footsteps, 1894 (1909). Artist: Briton Riviere

Beyond Mans Footsteps, 1894 (1909). Artist: Briton Riviere
Beyond Mans Footsteps, 1894 (1909). In the icy wilderness around the North Pole. From Harmsworth History of the World, Volume 8, by Arthur Mee, J.A. Hammerton, & A.D. Innes, M.A

Background imageBriton Collection: In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Artist: Briton Riviere

In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Artist: Briton Riviere
In Manus Tuas Domine!, 1879, (1918). Painting held at the Manchester City Galleries, Manchester. From Bibbys Annual 1918, edited by Joseph Bibby. [The Priory Publishing Press, Liverpool, 1917]

Background imageBriton Collection: The Temptation in the Wilderness, 1898. Artist: Briton Riviere

The Temptation in the Wilderness, 1898. Artist: Briton Riviere
The Temptation in the Wilderness, 1898. Jesus Christ in the desert

Background imageBriton Collection: 'Queen Boadicea' - J. Thomas, sculptor - from the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1856

"Queen Boadicea" - J. Thomas, sculptor - from the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1856. Creator: J. R. C
"Queen Boadicea" - J. Thomas, sculptor - from the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1856. Sculpture of Boudicca, queen of the ancient British Iceni tribe. Mr

Background imageBriton Collection: Chased silver shield, by Lambert, in the International Exhibition, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Chased silver shield, by Lambert, in the International Exhibition, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Chased silver shield, by Messrs. Lambert, the silversmiths, of Coventry-street, in the International Exhibition, 1862. Perhaps to show that this shield is thoroughly English the exhibitors wisely

Background imageBriton Collection: Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni... (mid 19th century). Creator: Henry Lemon

Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni... (mid 19th century). Creator: Henry Lemon
Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni. (Animating the Britons to defend their country against the Romans), (mid 19th century). Boudicca (c25-62 AD), queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe

Background imageBriton Collection: The king drinks, 1875. Artist: Briton Riviere

The king drinks, 1875. Artist: Briton Riviere
The king drinks, 1875; a lion drinking from a pool of water

Background imageBriton Collection: Phoebus Apollo, 1895-8. Creator: Briton Riviere

Phoebus Apollo, 1895-8. Creator: Briton Riviere
Phoebus Apollo, 1895-8

Background imageBriton Collection: Landing of Julius Caesar, c1890. Creator: Unknown

Landing of Julius Caesar, c1890. Creator: Unknown
Landing of Julius Caesar, c1890. Julius Caesar (100 BC- 44 BC) first landed in Britain on August 26th, 55 BC in Pegwell Bay on the Isle of Thanet, Kent

Background imageBriton Collection: Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (c1930). Creator: Briton Riviere

Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (c1930). Creator: Briton Riviere
Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (c1930). A polar bear watches the sunset in the icy wilderness of the Arctic. The artist did not visit the region: he drew a captive bear in London Zoo

Background imageBriton Collection: An Old World Wanderer, 1887, (c1930). Creator: Briton Riviere

An Old World Wanderer, 1887, (c1930). Creator: Briton Riviere
An Old World Wanderer, 1887, (c1930). Mythological scene: young man on a beach with seagulls. Painting in the Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

Background imageBriton Collection: The Britons submitting to Claudius, 1773. Creator: James Taylor

The Britons submitting to Claudius, 1773. Creator: James Taylor
The Britons submitting to Claudius, 1773. Emperor Claudius, reigned AD41-54. ordered the invasion of Britain....the Romans met a large army of Britons

Background imageBriton Collection: The Monks of Bangor put to the Sword by Order of Ethelfrid, 1773. Creator: Charles Grignion

The Monks of Bangor put to the Sword by Order of Ethelfrid, 1773. Creator: Charles Grignion
The Monks of Bangor put to the Sword by Order of Ethelfrid, 1773. Monks of Bangor put to the Sword by Order of Ethelfrid After Samuel Wale (1721-1786)

Background imageBriton Collection: The Massacre of the Druids, (mid 19th century). Creator: J Rogers

The Massacre of the Druids, (mid 19th century). Creator: J Rogers
The Massacre of the Druids, (mid 19th century). 19th century imagining of English Druids being massacred by Roman soldiers

Background imageBriton Collection: A Celtic Chieftain in Civil Dress, 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris

A Celtic Chieftain in Civil Dress, 1924. Creator: Herbert Norris
A Celtic Chieftain in Civil Dress, 1924. From " Costume & Fashion - The Evolution of European Dress Through the Earlier Ages", by Herbert Norris. [J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, E. P

Background imageBriton Collection: The King Drinks, 1881, (1922). Creator: Briton Riviere

The King Drinks, 1881, (1922). Creator: Briton Riviere
The King Drinks, 1881, (1922). A lion lapping water from a river. Painting in the Royal Academy, London. From " Bibbys Annual 1922", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J. Bibby & Sons, London, 1922]

Background imageBriton Collection: The Hunter Hunted, late 19th-early 20th century, (1922). Creator: Briton Riviere

The Hunter Hunted, late 19th-early 20th century, (1922). Creator: Briton Riviere
The Hunter Hunted, late 19th-early 20th century, (1922). Lion attacking a chariot, inspired by ancient Babylonian hunting scenes. From " Bibbys Annual 1922", edited by Joseph Bibby. [J

Background imageBriton Collection: Phoebus Apollo, 1895, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

Phoebus Apollo, 1895, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
Phoebus Apollo, 1895, (c1902). After a painting in the Birmingham Museums Trust collection. The Ancient Greek god Apollo driving a chariot pulled by lions. From The Nations Pictures

Background imageBriton Collection: The Last of the Garrison, c1875, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

The Last of the Garrison, c1875, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
The Last of the Garrison, c1875, (c1902). After a painting in the Manchester Art Gallery. A bloodhound lies across a wooden door blown off its hinges and full of gunfire holes

Background imageBriton Collection: On the bank of an African river, 1918. Artist: Briton Riviere

On the bank of an African river, 1918. Artist: Briton Riviere
On the bank of an African river, 1918. Showing three lionesses and a lion

Background imageBriton Collection: Alfred Fowell Buxton, 1917. Artist: Briton Riviere

Alfred Fowell Buxton, 1917. Artist: Briton Riviere
Alfred Fowell Buxton, 1917. Seated portait of a bearded man, resting one hand on his cheek. The chain of his watch is just visible attached to his waistcoat

Background imageBriton Collection: Monument to Boadicea, Westminster Bridge, London, c1926-1927

Monument to Boadicea, Westminster Bridge, London, c1926-1927
Monument to Boadicea, Westminster Bridge, London, 20th century. After the death of Boudiccas (c25-61) husband Prasutagus, leader of the Iceni, the Romans confiscated his lands

Background imageBriton Collection: Grand Conventional Festival of the Britons, 1815. Artist: Robert Havell

Grand Conventional Festival of the Britons, 1815. Artist: Robert Havell
Grand Conventional Festival of the Britons, 1815. A large gathering at Stonehenge

Background imageBriton Collection: Statue of Boadicea, Thames Embankment, London

Statue of Boadicea, Thames Embankment, London. After the death of Boudiccas husband Prasutagus, leader of the Iceni, the Romans confiscated his lands, committing various atrocities

Background imageBriton Collection: Queen Boadicea and her Soldiers, c1907

Queen Boadicea and her Soldiers, c1907. From My Book of True Stories. [Blackie and Son Limited, London]

Background imageBriton Collection: Queen Boadicea, c1907

Queen Boadicea, c1907. From My Book of True Stories. [Blackie and Son Limited, London]

Background imageBriton Collection: Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (1928). Artist: Briton Riviere

Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (1928). Artist: Briton Riviere
Beyond Mans Footsteps, c1894, (1928). Painting held at the Tate Britain. From The Book of Polar Exploration, by E. L. Elias M.A. [George G. Harrap & Company Ltd, London, 1928]

Background imageBriton Collection: Submission of the Britons to the Roman Emperor Claudius, c1787

Submission of the Britons to the Roman Emperor Claudius, c1787. From A New, Universal and Impartial History of England: From the Earliest Authentic Records, and most Genuine Historical Evidence

Background imageBriton Collection: Wicker man, 1st century AD, (1832)

Wicker man, 1st century AD, (1832). A large figure of a man, constructed from flexible sticks, being filled with people prior to being set on fire

Background imageBriton Collection: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie!, 1880, (1912). Artist: Briton Riviere

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie!, 1880, (1912). Artist: Briton Riviere
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie!, 1880, (1912). From Bibbys Annual 1912, [J. Bibby & Sons, Liverpool, 1912]

Background imageBriton Collection: Boadicea haranguing the Britons, 1859

Boadicea haranguing the Britons, 1859. Queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. After Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)

Background imageBriton Collection: War trappings of the ancient Britons, 1933-1934

War trappings of the ancient Britons, 1933-1934. Featured include: a bronze helmet with red enamel studs, found in the Thames; an armlet with inlaid enamel; a sword hilt in bronze;

Background imageBriton Collection: Briton Riviere, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Artist: Lock & Whitfield

Briton Riviere, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Artist: Lock & Whitfield
Briton Riviere, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Riviere (1840-1920) was a painter who specialised in Classical scenes as well as animal pictures. He became a Royal Academician in 1881

Background imageBriton Collection: Dog Chasing a Rat, 19th or early 20th century. Artist: Briton Riviere

Dog Chasing a Rat, 19th or early 20th century. Artist: Briton Riviere
Dog Chasing a Rat, 19th or early 20th century. Found in the collection of the State M Ciurlionis Art Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

Background imageBriton Collection: Roman invasion of Britain, 55-54 BC (c1820)

Roman invasion of Britain, 55-54 BC (c1820). Roman troops under Julius Caesar landing on the shores of Britain and meeting resistance from the natives during the invasion of 55 or 54 BC

Background imageBriton Collection: Statue of Boudicca and her daughters in a chariot, Thames Embankment, London

Statue of Boudicca and her daughters in a chariot, Thames Embankment, London, 19th century Artist: Thomas Thornycroft
Statue of Boudicca and her daughters in a chariot, Thames Embankment, London, 19th century. After the death of Boudiccas husband Prasutagus, leader of the Iceni, the Romans confiscated his lands

Background imageBriton Collection: English Druids being massacred by Roman soldiers, c50 AD (c1820)

English Druids being massacred by Roman soldiers, c50 AD (c1820). Druids were priests, teachers and judges of the Celtic peoples. They were suppressed by the Romans in around 50 AD


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