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Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The British attacking French Lines with Bayonets in the Battle of Maida, (1806), 1816

The British attacking French Lines with Bayonets in the Battle of Maida, (1806), 1816
The British attacking the French Line with the Bayonet in the Battle of Maida, (1806), 1816. John Stuart led British expeditionary forces against French soldiers under Jean Reynier at the Battle of

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Admiral Lord Nelson mortallly wounded on the Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, (1805), 1816

Admiral Lord Nelson mortallly wounded on the Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, (1805), 1816
Admiral Lord Nelson mortallly wounded on the quarter deck of the Victory in the Battle of Trafalgar, (1805), 1816. Thomas Hardy with Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Lord Exmouths Fleet bombarding the City of Algiers, 1816. Creator: Unknown

Lord Exmouths Fleet bombarding the City of Algiers, 1816. Creator: Unknown
Lord Exmouths Fleet bombarding the City of Algiers, 1816. Lord Exmouth (1757-1833) led British naval ships in the Bombardment of Algiers, 1816

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Assassination of General Kleber in Egypt, (1800), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Assassination of General Kleber in Egypt, (1800), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Assassination of General Kleber in Egypt, (1800), 1816. Jean-Baptiste Kleber (1753- 1800) French general during the French Revolutionary Wars, assassinated by Suleiman al-Halabi

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Sir Sidney Smith, who with 300 British Sailors, defended the Breach of Acre, (1764-1840), 1816

Sir Sidney Smith, who with 300 British Sailors, defended the Breach of Acre, (1764-1840), 1816. William Sidney Smith, (1764-1840) British naval officer

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Lord Exmouth, (1757-1833), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Lord Exmouth, (1757-1833), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Lord Exmouth, (1757-1833), 1816. Admiral Edward Pellew (1757-1833) British naval officer during the American War of Independence, French Revolutionary Wars, and Napoleonic Wars

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Sir Sidney Smith Defending the Breach at Acre, (1799), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Sir Sidney Smith Defending the Breach at Acre, (1799), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Sir Sidney Smith Defending the Breach at Acre, (1799), 1816. William Sidney Smith, (1764-1840) British naval officer, reinforced Ottoman defences

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Alexander Emperor of Russia, (1777-1825), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Alexander Emperor of Russia, (1777-1825), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Alexander Emperor of Russia, (1777-1825), 1816. Alexander I (1777-1825) Emperor of Russia from 1801-1825, changed Russias position relative to France four times between 1804-1812 from neutrality

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Dey of Algiers consulting his council on the arrival of the English Fleet, 1816

The Dey of Algiers consulting his council on the arrival of the English Fleet, 1816. Omar Agha discusses response to an advancing European fleet

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: His Grace the Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), 1816. Creator: Unknown

His Grace the Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), 1816. Creator: Unknown
His Grace the Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), 1816. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852) Anglo-Irish soldier and Tory statesman served twice as Prime Minister

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Samuel Whitbread, Esq. (1764- 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Samuel Whitbread, Esq. (1764- 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Samuel Whitbread, Esq. (1764- 1815) 1816. Samuel Whitbread (1764- 1815) British politician and reformer, admired Napoleon and his reforms in France and Europe, died by his own hand on 6 July 1815

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The surrender of Buonaparte on board the Bellerophon, (15 July 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

The surrender of Buonaparte on board the Bellerophon, (15 July 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
The surrender of Buonaparte on board the Bellerophon, (15 July 1815), 1816. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French statesman

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Nelson, (1758-1805), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Nelson, (1758-1805), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Nelson, (1758-1805), 1816. Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), British admiral, noted for his leadership, strategy, and unconventional tactics during the Napoleonic Wars

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Island of St. Helena, 1816. Creator: Unknown

The Island of St. Helena, 1816. Creator: Unknown
The Island of St. Helena, 1816. Saint Helena, a volcanic tropical island and British overseas territory in the South Atlantic Ocean

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Napoleon Buonaparte, (1769-1821), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Napoleon Buonaparte, (1769-1821), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Napoleon Buonaparte, (1769-1821), 1816. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French statesman, military leader, rose to prominence during the French Revolution

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Death of Murat, (1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

The Death of Murat, (1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
The Death of Murat, (1815), 1816. Joachim Murat (1767- 1815) Marshal of France under the reign of Napoleon, captured by King Ferdinand IV of Naples, imprisoned in the Castello di Pizzo

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Buonaparte atttempting to force the Bridge of Arcola, (1796), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Buonaparte atttempting to force the Bridge of Arcola, (1796), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Buonaparte atttempting to force the Bridge of Arcola, (1796), 1816. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French statesman, military leader at the Battle of Arcola (1796)

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Marshal Ney, (1769-1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Marshal Ney, (1769-1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Marshal Ney, (1769-1815), 1816. Michel Ney 1st Duke of Elchingen (1769-1815) French soldier and military commander in the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Louis XVI taking leave of his family previous to his execution, (1782), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Louis XVI taking leave of his family previous to his execution, (1782), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Louis XVI taking leave of his family previous to his execution, (1782), 1816. Louis XVI (1754-1793) last king of France was arrested on 13 August 1792

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Right Honorable William Pitt, (1759-1806), 1816. Creator: Unknown

The Right Honorable William Pitt, (1759-1806), 1816. Creator: Unknown
The Right Honorable William Pitt, (1759-1806), 1816. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) British Tory statesman and Chancellor of the Exchequer became the youngest UK Prime Minister in 1783 at

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Capture of Buonapartes Carriage, (18 June 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

The Capture of Buonapartes Carriage, (18 June 1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
The Capture of Buonapartes Carriage, (18 June 1815), 1816. The Prussians captured Napoleons abandoned military carriage on the night of the Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Lord Howe, (1726-1799), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Lord Howe, (1726-1799), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Lord Howe, (1726-1799), 1816. Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, (1726-1799) British naval officer and Admiral of the Fleet, best known for service during the Seven Years and American Revolutionary Wars

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815), 1816 Creator: Unknown

The Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815), 1816 Creator: Unknown
The Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815), 1816. Fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815. The French army under Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an allied British army under the Duke of Wellington

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Lord Cornwallis receiving the Sons of Tippoo Saib, (c1780s), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Lord Cornwallis receiving the Sons of Tippoo Saib, (c1780s), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Lord Cornwallis receiving the Sons of Tippoo Saib, (c1780s), 1816. Charles Cornwallis, (1738-1805) British Army general and official, appointed Governor-General and of India

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Sir T. Picton, (1758-1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Sir T. Picton, (1758-1815), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Sir T. Picton, (1758-1815), 1816. Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815), Welsh officer of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars, was killed at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815, during a bayonet charge

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Admiral Lord Collingwood, (1748-1810), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Admiral Lord Collingwood, (1748-1810), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Admiral Lord Collingwood, (1748-1810), 1816. Cuthbert Collingwood (1748-1810) admiral of the Royal Navy with Lord Nelson during the Napoleonic Wars

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: A Sketch of the Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815 ), 1816. Creator: Unknown

A Sketch of the Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815 ), 1816. Creator: Unknown
A Sketch of the Battle of Waterloo, (18 June 1815), 1816. Fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815. The French army under Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by an allied British army under the Duke of Wellington

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Marshal Blucher at the Battle of Ligny, June 16, 1815, 1816. Creator: Unknown

Marshal Blucher at the Battle of Ligny, June 16, 1815, 1816. Creator: Unknown
Marshal Blucher at the Battle of Ligny, June 16, 1815, 1816. Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher (1742-1819) Prussian field marshall wounded at the Battle of Ligny in 1815 with the Prussians in retreat

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Taleyrand Perigord, Prince of Beneventum, (1754-1838), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Taleyrand Perigord, Prince of Beneventum, (1754-1838), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Taleyrand Perigord, Prince of Beneventum, (1754-1838), 1816. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord (1754-1838) 1st Prince of Benevento and 1st Duke of Talleyrand, French politician and diplomat

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Buonaparte at the Field of May, 1816. Creator: Unknown

Buonaparte at the Field of May, 1816. Creator: Unknown
Buonaparte at the Field of May, 1816. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French statesman, military leader returns from exile on Elba, and stages the Field of May in Lyon, France

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Sir Arthur Wellesley commanding at the Battle of Assaye, (1803), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Sir Arthur Wellesley commanding at the Battle of Assaye, (1803), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Sir Arthur Wellesley commanding at the Battle of Assaye, (1803), 1816. Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852) and the British East India Company defeated the Maratha Empire at the Battle of Assaye in 1803

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: God Grants Victory to England, 1816. Creator: Unknown

God Grants Victory to England, 1816. Creator: Unknown
God Grants Victory to England, 1816. From " The History of the War, from the Commencement of the French Revolution to the Present Time, Vol. III", by Hewson Clarke, Esq. [T

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Death of General Ross, near Baltimore, (1814), 1816. Creator: Unknown

The Death of General Ross, near Baltimore, (1814), 1816. Creator: Unknown
The Death of Robert Ross, near Baltimore. As soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a Brother Officer, (1814), 1816

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Sir Ralph Abercrombie in the Battle of Alexandria, (1801), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Sir Ralph Abercrombie in the Battle of Alexandria, (1801), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Sir Ralph Abercrombie in the Battle of Alexandria, (1801), 1816. Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801) Scottish soldier and politician

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Murder of the Princess de Lamballe, (1792), 1816. Creator: Unknown

Murder of the Princess de Lamballe, (1792), 1816. Creator: Unknown
Murder of the Princess de Lamballe, (1792), 1816. Marie-Louise, Princesse de Lamballe )1749-1792) of the House of Savoy, Lady-in-waiting to Marie Antoinette was killed in a massacre of September 1792

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The interior of the Grand Hotel, showing the damage done by the bombardment, 1914

The interior of the Grand Hotel, showing the damage done by the bombardment, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Girl workers in a munitions factory, 1915

Girl workers in a munitions factory, 1915. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War Vol. III - 1915.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1915]. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The boat deck of the Lusitania, showing lifeboats, 1915

The boat deck of the Lusitania, showing lifeboats, 1915. A German submarine sank the Lusitania off the Irish coast. Although unarmed, she was carrying munitions

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: An unusual sight in Paris, 1914

An unusual sight in Paris, 1914. Conducting a funeral service according to Mohammedan rites over the coffin of an Algerian sharp-shooter who had died in Paris

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Customs Room at the Gare du Nord, Paris, a relief station for French refugees, 1914

Customs Room at the Gare du Nord, Paris, a relief station for French refugees, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The naval raid on the East Coast, 1914

The naval raid on the East Coast, 1914. The cafe attached to the Grand Hotel, Scarborough, which was struck by shells from the German cruisers

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The Australian troops in Egypt encamped near the Pyramids, 1914

The Australian troops in Egypt encamped near the Pyramids, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: In one of the French trenches, 1914

In one of the French trenches, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Red Cross officers at dinner in a dug-out, 1914

Red Cross officers at dinner in a dug-out, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The last act of a tragedy: A photograph taken on the last boat leaving Ostend for England, 1914

The last act of a tragedy: A photograph taken on the last boat leaving Ostend for England, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: The part played by motor transports in the retreat from Antwerp, 1914

The part played by motor transports in the retreat from Antwerp, 1914. Cars attached to the Belgian Army and the British Naval Brigade drawn up on the outskirts of the city

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: A British submarine running on the surface of the water, 1914

A British submarine running on the surface of the water, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]

Background imageHistory Of The War Collection: Taking a submarine mine out of stores, 1914

Taking a submarine mine out of stores, 1914. From The Manchester Guardian History of the War - 1914, Vol. I.. [John Heywood Ltd, London, 1914]



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