Image references

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

19th Century British Pamphlets Online

19th Century UK Periodicals, Series 1

Addressing History

A Vision of Britain Through Time

American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications

  • ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, April 8, 2010, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 1-48
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, May 20, 2010, Volume 114, Issue 19, Pages 8679-9190
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, April 29, 2010, Volume 114, Issue 16, Pages 5231-5438
  • ACS Chemical Neuroscience, April 21, 2010, Volume 1, Issue 4, Pages 257-342
  • Crystal Growth & Design, April 7, 2010, Volume 10, Issue 4, Pages 1451-2020
  • Images sourced from

Archival Sound Recordings

  • Dansette 'Viva' record player from 1965
  • Amakondere trumpet players
  • Images sourced from

BIOSIS Previews

  • Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design
  • Museum and Study Collection
  • © Images by kind permission of Liberty plc.; University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection

BRILL Journal Archive Online

British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)

British Cartoon Archive

  • Artist: Reg Smythe, Published: Daily Mirror, 07 Aug 1957, Copyright Mirrorpix, British Cartoon Archive
  • Artist: Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979, Published: Daily Mail, 29 October 1962, British Cartoon Archive,
  • Artist: David Austin, Published: The Guardian, 04 Apr 1997, British Cartoon Archive
  • Images sourced from

British Film Institute (BFI) InView: British history through the lens

British Newspapers 1800-1900

Oscar Wilde Secretly Released from Prison at Night Time

  • The Illustrated Police News etc (London, England), Saturday, May 29, 1897; Issue 1737.
  • Gale Document Number: BA3200817470 (illus)


  • Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, April 12, 1896; Issue 2786.
  • Gale Document Number: BC3206292883
  • CHRONICLE , The Graphic (London, England),  Saturday, June 18, 1870; Issue 29. The British Library


  • The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post (Bristol, England), Thursday, September 27, 1888; Issue 12598.
  • Gale Document Number: BB3206834128
  • Images sourced from

British Periodicals

Cabinet Papers 1915-1978

  • Images sourced from
  • World map revealing geo-political change throughout the 20th century.
  • Records of cabinet meetings are confidential documents and only transferred to The National Archives after 30 years - the 30-year rule. At this point most material is released to the public.
  • ©The National Archives

Community Flood Archive Enhancement through Storytelling (Co-FAST)

Connected Histories

Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi

  • Glass: Herefordshire, Madley, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin,  © Haynes Gift
  • Ely Cathedral, Copyright King & Son, G
  • York Minster, CrownCopyright.NMR
  • Images sourced from

Darwin's Library

Digitisation of Countryside Images

  • Man with a dog collecting eggs, Date: June 1936, Collection: Farmer and Stockbreeder, Reference number: P FS PH1/K12017
  • Meals for agricultural workers, Date: October 1941, Collection: Farmer and Stockbreeder, Reference number: P FS PH1/K24001
  • Class of soldiers learning to milk cattle, Date: January 1946, Collection: Farmer and Stockbreeder, Reference number: P FS PH1/K30888
  • Images sourced from

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

East London Lives 2012

East London Theatre Archive (ELTA)

  • [King Klondike : Theatre Collections production file / Britannia Theatre] [1898] © V&A 2009
  • [Poster detailing five performances to mark the New Year at Hackney Empire Theatre.] [1989] © Hackney Empire 2009
  • [Mixed playbill for Jack Sheppard ; Miss Fowler ; The hole in the wall : Theatre Collections production file / Pavilion Theatre] [1855] © V&A 2009
  • Sudden thoughts : an original farce in one act / by Thomas Egerton Wilks. [London : W. Strange, 1837] © V&A 2009
  • [Proposed plan for Hackney Empire Theatre.] [1900] © John Earl 2009
  • An appeal by Miss Liza Minnelli for the restoration of Wilton's Grand Music Hall as the National Centre of Variety Entertainment. [1979] © Wilton's Music Hall 2009
  • Images sourced from

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Enlightening Science: bringing Newton’s science to life

EThOS (British Library Electronic Theses Online Service)


First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996

  • Photo by ISAF Public Affairs

Freeze Frame: historic polar images

  • Junkers â?? arrival at Angmagssalik. Eskimo towing over ice, 1930, Photographer: Cozens, Henry Iliffe
  • ©2010 Scott Polar Research Institute
  • Image sourced from

Fürer-Haimendorf Collection

  • Minyong Adi woman softening cotton, 01 February 1937, Copyright SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf
  • Old woman weaving with a backstrap loom, 03 April 1937, Copyright SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf
  • Carved anthropomorphic figure inside of Lingba morung, 25 September 1936, Copyright SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf
  • Images sourced from

Grass Portal

Historic Digimap

Histpop: online historical population reports

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP)

Image Path

In the Bigynnyng: Manchester Middle English manuscripts

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Virtual Library: essential civil engineering knowledge

Internet Archaeology

Ireland Collection: a digital collection of e-resources from and about Ireland

John Johnson Collection: an archive of printed ephemera

London Broadcasting Company / Independent Radio News (LBC/IRN) Audio Archive

Marandet Collection of French Plays

Mass Observation Communities Online (MOCO)

Musicians of Britain and Ireland, 1900-1950

My Leicestershire Digital Archive

NewsFilm Online

Old Weather

Oxford Journals

Periodicals Archive Online


Pompeii in the Sydenham Crystal Palace

Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource

  • Chatterton (The Death of Chatterton) , By Henry Wallis 1855 – 1856, © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • Effie Ruskin wearing a Dress decorated with natural Ornament,  By John Everett Millais 1853, © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • Tennyson's Poems, By Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1857, © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

PubMed Central (PMC)

  • Images sourced from
  • Anal Verbal Behav. 1982; 1: Cover
  • J Natl Med Assoc. 2007 March; 99(3): Cover
  • Can J Plast Surg. 2009 Spring; 17(1): Cover

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journals Archive

Shakespeare Quartos Archive

  • Hamlet, 1603. STC: 22275 COPY 1. BRITISH LIBRARY
  • Hamlet, 1611. STC: 22277 COPY 2. BRITISH LIBRARY
  • Hamlet, Second Quarto, 1604. Huntington Shelfmark: 69305
  • Images sourced from

Statistical Accounts of Scotland

  • Image of illustration of Thurso Bridge, from the Parish Account of Thurso, County of Caithness, from the First Account
  • Image sourced from

Strandlines Digital Community

Sudan Archive at Durham

Taylor & Francis Geography, Planning, Urban and Environment Online Archive

The Serving Soldier

  • CraigVol1 10 02 - Black and white photograph entitled 'the cook house and cook' the figure standing is Private M.F Fadden. Number 9 trench May 1901 Vredeford road, By Granville Craig, 1901, © 2009 - 2010 King's College London
  • posters3 002 - , © 2009 - 2010 King's College London
  • Alanbrooke 2 1 6 0006 -, © 2009 - 2010 King's College London
  • Images sourced from

The Stormont Papers: 50 years of Northern Ireland Parliamentary debates online

Transatlantic Archaeology Gateway (TAG)

UK Colonial Registers and Royal Navy Logbooks (CORRAL)

  • Image sourced from
  • Log of the Beagle, by Robert Fitzroy, ADM51, Log 3054, vol 1, Crown copyright images reproduced by permission of The National Archives
  • Log of the Isabella, by Captain Sir John Ross, ADM55, Log 81, Crown copyright images reproduced by permission of The National Archives

University of Exeter Digital Collections

Victoria Climbié Inquiry Data Corpus Online

Virtual Manuscript Room (VMR)

Visual Arts Data Service (VADS)

  • Images in composition sourced from
  • Alexander I, Tsar of Russia, Oxford Portraits: University of Oxford, 1814-1816, Rights: University of Oxford
  • A Ship Called Jesus: The Ghosts of Christendom, African and Asian Visual Artists Archive, Keith Piper, 1991, Rights Owner: Keith Piper

Visualising China

Welsh Ballads

Welsh Journals Online

  • Y llyfr yng Nghymru : Welsh book studies, Rhif 1 – 1998, [front cover], Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009
  • The Pembrokeshire historian : journal of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society, No. 1 – 1959, [front cover], Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009
  • Heddiw : cylchgrawn misol, Cyf. 7, rh. 4 - Medi/Rhagfyr 1942, [society notes], Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009
  • Publications of the South Wales Record Society, No. 4, Diary of John Bird – 1987, [front matter] , Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009
  •  Welsh history review : Cylchgrawn hanes Cymru, Vol. 1, nos. 1-4 – 1960, [front cover], Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009

Welsh Voices of the Great War Online


Execution of the King

  • King Charles I (1600-1649) and Prince Charles (1630-1685), English Heritage (Marble Hill House), © English Heritage Photo Library

Hutton Report Goes Public

  • NFO Collection: Channel 4 News, Publisher: ITN

Siege of Khartoum

  • Reports on the finances, administration and condition of the Sudan. 1904. Copyright 2008, Durham University Library

Supersonic Debut

  • NFO Collection: ITN Non Release, GVs Concorde landing at LAP: Bobby Robson, England Football Manager and team arrive from Riyadh, Publisher: ITN

Dickens is Born

The Communist Manifesto

  • Marx on a soviet stamp with clipping path.
  • 05-25-09 © Rubén Hidalgo, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Earliest Qur’an Manuscripts

  • Collections: Mingana - Islamic Arabic -  Islamic Arabic 1572, A very early fragmentary Qur'an, written in kufic script.
  • Image sourced from

Origin of Darwin

  • Charles Darwin portrait
  • 02-11-09 © Carina Lochner, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

St David’s Day

  • The Pembrokeshire historian : journal of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society, No. 1 – 1959, [front cover] , Copyright National Library of Wales and others 2009

Slave Trade Abolished

St Patrick’s Day

  • St Patrick before King Loegaire (1875 illustration)
  • 03-26-10 © Linda Steward, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Theatre’s New Dawn

  • Photograph of Theatre Royal Stratford East, 1970, © John Earl 2009

Celebrating Shakespeare

  • The Chesterfield Portrait of Shakespeare, Rights Owner: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Birth of a Screen Legend

Falklands Conflict


End of an Emperor

  • Bonaparte snatching at the British crown, John Johnson Political and Satirical Prints, Rights Owner: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford: John Johnson Collection

The Great Exhibition

  • THE GREAT EXHIBITION BUILDING BEGINNING TO RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS, The Penny Illustrated Paper (London, England), Saturday, February 22, 1862; pg. 115; Issue 20.Category: Arts & Entertainment, Sourced from the British Library, Gale Document Number: BA3207720665

Two Countries United

  • King's Colors/The Union Flag XXL
  • 07-02-08 © Nic Taylor, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Expedition Mystery

  • No. 8, Stereoscopic Photographs of the Franklin Relics, ©2010 Scott Polar Research Institute

A Year of Protest

  • Splatter Tricolor
  • 07-22-08 © Duncan Walker, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

D-Day Landings

  • Preparations for D-Day, Imperial War Museum Concise Art Collection, Rights: Crown Copyright managed by the Imperial War Museum

Life of an Anthropologist

  • Apatani crowd accompanying Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf through the Apatani valley, Fürer-Haimendorf, Copyright: SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf

An Engineer for all Time

  • Statue of Brunel, Thomas, Robert J.R, 1999, Rights Owner: Public Monuments and Sculpture Association

America’s Great Poet

  • Antique Photograph Portrait of American Poet Walt Whitman
  • 01-15-10 © Steven Wynn, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

The Bloodiest of Battles

  • Outside Charing Cross Station, July 1916. Casualties from the Battle of the Somme arriving in London, Imperial War Museum Concise Art Collection, Rights: Crown Copyright managed by the Imperial War Museum

Olympics Returns to London

  • The Business of the Games: the opportunities for small and medium sized London firms arising from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Publisher:London : GLA,

Architect of the Minoans

  • Knossos
  • 09-11-09 © Luke Daniek, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Scientific Trailblazer

  • Marie Curie and husband Pierre. Reproduced Courtesy of the Library and Information Centre,
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry. © Royal Society of Chemistry 2010

Jack the Ripper

  • THE ALDGATE AND WHITECHAPEL MURDERS: SKETCHES AT THE … AND IN FLOWER-AND-DEAN-STREET, WHERE THE VICTIMS RESIDED, The Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times (London, England), Saturday, October 13, 1888; pg. 232; Issue 1428, Sourced from the British Library, Gale Document Number: BA3207713413

King of the Victorian Poets

  • Tennyson reading 'Maud', By Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1855, © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Medical History in the Making

  • PENICILLIN IN VENEREAL DISEASES—1*, Alexander Fleming, F.R.S., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.S.
  • Professor of Bacteriology, University of London, London
  • Director of the Department of Systematic Bacteriology, St. Mary's Hospital, London
  • Assistant Director of the Inoculation Department, St. Mary's Hospital, London
  • *Summary of an address to the Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases, 20th May, 1944.
  • Articles from The British Journal of Venereal Diseases are provided here courtesy of BMJ Group

A City is Buried

  • mount vesuvius naples
  • 06-04-09 © Antonio Ciro Russo, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

William Conquers England

  • Battle Abbey
  • 07-07-09 © Mark Goddard, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Anglo-Saxon Treasure

  • Anglo-Saxon Landscape and Economy: using portable antiquities to study Anglo-Saxon and Viking Age England
  • Julian D. Richards, John Naylor and Caroline Holas-Clark
  • Preparation of this electronic publication and associated archive was assisted by a grant from the AHRC.
  • © Internet Archaeology/Author(s)

Birthday of Faraday

  • Vintage Portrait of Scientist Michael Faraday
  • 01-09-10 © Steven Wynn, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Middle English for the Masses

  • Upper cover binding, Rylands Medieval Collection, Canterbury Tales and other works, Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400, Rights Holder: JRUL
  • Inside upper cover binding, Rylands Medieval Collection, Canterbury Tales and other works, Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400, Rights Holder: JRUL

Northern Ireland Ceasefire

  • Stormont
  • 08-24-07 © Robert Mayne, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Greenwich Sets the Standard

  • Prime Meridian
  • 01-09-10 © Phooey, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

 ‘Great Soul’ of a Nation

  • Fifty Rupee
  • 05-11-07 © Hendrik De Bruyne, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

11 Years of Rural Service

  • P FW PH2 W48 35/8391:Tea break from harvesting the barley crop. Milnthorpe,
  • The Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, UK.

Thatcher Resigns

  • The cartoon is a section of a cartoon by Steve Bell, whose cartoons are published daily in The Guardian newspaper. Cartoon: (c) Steve Bell,Photo: (c) Steve Punter

Portrait of George Eliot

  • Portrait of George Eliot, Rights Owner: Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

Making Music History

  • Abbey Road sign
  • 02-05-07 © RMAX, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Victoria Climbié

The Observer is Born

  • Artist: Abu Abraham, Published: Observer, 12 Nov 1961, Format: Newspaper, Copyright: The Guardain
  • Artist: Abu Abraham, Published: Observer, 29 Oct 1961, Format: Newspaper, Copyright: The Guardain

A Scientific Genius is Born

  • Isaac Newton
  • 03-13-10 © Georgios Kollidas, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

Creation of the NHS

  • Hospital corridor blue walls
  • 07-12-08 © Gary Martin, Copyright 2010 iStockphoto LP

A Soviet Invasion

  • AFGHANISTAN, Programme Title: NEWS AT TEN, 1979, NFO Collection: ITV News, Publisher: ITN


  • All images may be used only for promotion of this project, please do not reproduce - rights held by the BBC

The Cause Papers

  • All images copyright of University of York