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Military Collection (#4)

Background imageMilitary Collection: Coastal erosion 28403_001

Coastal erosion 28403_001
Fort Godwin coastal battery, Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire. The Godwin Battery was built to defend the Humber Estuary during the First Wold War

Background imageMilitary Collection: Roman soldiers IC048 / 026

Roman soldiers IC048 / 026
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of four soldiers in full uniform. Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imageMilitary Collection: First World War memorial in Battersea Park a064018

First World War memorial in Battersea Park a064018
The First World War memorial to the 24th East Surrey Division in Battersea Park, London. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageMilitary Collection: The Cenotaph a065897

The Cenotaph a065897
THE CENOTAPH, looking south along Parliament Street, Whitehall, London. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 18th September 1959 - 8th October 1959

Background imageMilitary Collection: Machine gun troop BL24191_008

Machine gun troop BL24191_008
British cavalrymen from the 1st Life Guards with a Madsen Machine Rifle. A mounted soldier keeps the horses in the background

Background imageMilitary Collection: Lawrence - Viscount Beresford N070458

Lawrence - Viscount Beresford N070458
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " William Carr, Viscount Beresford" (1768-1854) by Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830), commissioned in 1818. WM 1480-1948

Background imageMilitary Collection: Hoppner - Major-General Rooke N070449

Hoppner - Major-General Rooke N070449
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Major-General Sir Henry Willoughby Rooke" (1782-1869) c. 1805-10 by John HOPPNER (1758-1810). WM 1471-1948. In the uniform of 3rd Guards Regiment

Background imageMilitary Collection: Wyatt - Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany N070450

Wyatt - Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany N070450
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany" c.1822 by Henry WYATT (1794-1840). Prince Frederick (1763-1827)

Background imageMilitary Collection: Hall - Colonel John Gurwood N070445

Hall - Colonel John Gurwood N070445
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Colonel John Gurwood, Esquire to the Duke of Wellington 1837 by James HALL (1797-1854). Colonel Gurwood (1790-1845)

Background imageMilitary Collection: Hayter - Stapleton Cotton N070436

Hayter - Stapleton Cotton N070436
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Stapleton Cotton, Viscount Combermere" 1839 by John HAYTER (1800-91). Stapleton Cotton (1773-1865) was Wellingtons Commander of Cavalry during the Peninsular War

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dawe - Lt-General Sir Edward Barnes N070507

Dawe - Lt-General Sir Edward Barnes N070507
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Lt-General Sir Edward Barnes" 1818 by George DAWE (1781-1829). WM 1537-1948

Background imageMilitary Collection: French Dragoon J840003

French Dragoon J840003
Engraving of a French Napoleonic soldier produced in Paris. A corporal of the 16th Regiment of Dragoons, leaving camp. Pencil annotation indicates that for this regiment the plume should be red

Background imageMilitary Collection: Wine cooler depicting a Hanoverian Hussar N081110

Wine cooler depicting a Hanoverian Hussar N081110
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Wine cooler from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageMilitary Collection: Wine cooler. Officer of the Royal Horse Artillery N081107

Wine cooler. Officer of the Royal Horse Artillery N081107
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Wine cooler from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageMilitary Collection: Wine cooler showing a Prussian Hussar N081109

Wine cooler showing a Prussian Hussar N081109
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Wine cooler from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageMilitary Collection: Wine cooler depicting a Dutch Officer of the Cuirassiers N081104

Wine cooler depicting a Dutch Officer of the Cuirassiers N081104
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Wine cooler from the Duke of Wellingtons Prussian Service, made in Berlin 1817-19. This was a gift to the Duke from the King of Prussia

Background imageMilitary Collection: Pieneman - General Sir John Elley N070454

Pieneman - General Sir John Elley N070454
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Lieutenant General Sir John Elley (c.1770-1839) sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1476-1948)

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880020

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880020
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880017

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880017
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view of a kitchen. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880011

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880011
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880008

Dover Castle wartime tunnels 1945 N880008
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The secret wartime tunnels. Interior view. The Annexe Level Underground Hospital was constructed in 1941-2 to provide a medical dressing station for casualties

Background imageMilitary Collection: World War I practice trenches 24863_047

World War I practice trenches 24863_047
BEACON HILL, near Bulford, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. Aerial view. First World War military training trenches comprising a front line with bays

Background imageMilitary Collection: Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066

Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066
LYDD TRAINING CAMP, Kent. Aerial view. This photograph from February 1920 indicates the extent of the First World War barracks

Background imageMilitary Collection: Lecomte - Duke of Wellington visiting outposts at Soignes N070534

Lecomte - Duke of Wellington visiting outposts at Soignes N070534
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " The Duke of Wellington visiting the outposts at Soignes" by Hippolyte LECOMTE (1781-1857). Set just before the battle of Waterloo, 1815

Background imageMilitary Collection: The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601

The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601
WHITEHALL, London. A small group of people pay their respects at the Cenotaph in Whitehall which is adorned with recently placed wreaths

Background imageMilitary Collection: RFA Lyme Bay 24688_016

RFA Lyme Bay 24688_016
ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY LYME BAY L3007. Aerial view of one of the Royal Navys amphibious assault vessels (Bay Class landing ship dock), moored alongside at Portland Harbour

Background imageMilitary Collection: Boyd Houghton - Volunteers marching out 1860 K030524

Boyd Houghton - Volunteers marching out 1860 K030524
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. " Volunteers marching out 1860" By Arthur BOYD HOUGHTON (1836-1875)

Background imageMilitary Collection: Roman shields N050015

Roman shields N050015
Roman shields, helmets and spears. Re-enactment event

Background imageMilitary Collection: Poppy wreaths N040007

Poppy wreaths N040007
THE CENOTAPH, Whitehall, London. Detail of remembrance day poppy wreaths

Background imageMilitary Collection: Dabos - Napoleon Bonaparte N070686

Dabos - Napoleon Bonaparte N070686
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Napoleon Bonaparte" (1769-1821) by Laurent Dabos (1761-1835). Napoleon, aged about 35, wearing the double breasted

Background imageMilitary Collection: Parade Ground, Tower of London 1868 BB83_04749

Parade Ground, Tower of London 1868 BB83_04749
TOWER OF LONDON, London. The garrison is drilled on the Parade Ground in front of the Waterloo Barracks. The Barracks were built in 1845, replacing the Grand Storehouse which burned down

Background imageMilitary Collection: Apsley House K050055

Apsley House K050055
APSLEY HOUSE, London. View of the house floodlit at dusk with the base of the Wellington statue to the right

Background imageMilitary Collection: Boyd Houghton - The Deserter K030520

Boyd Houghton - The Deserter K030520
KENWOOD HOUSE, London " The Deserter" By Arthur Boyd Houghton (1836-1875)

Background imageMilitary Collection: War Memorial, Trowbridge

War Memorial, Trowbridge
Circa 1920. Set on 3 wide steps and topped by a bronze soldier. IoE 314099

Background imageMilitary Collection: Rifle range CC46_00208

Rifle range CC46_00208
Reading School, Erleigh Road, Reading. Cadets in the Officer Training Corps using a firing range. Photographed by Marshall Keene and Company between 1920 and 1939

Background imageMilitary Collection: Archer J870186

Archer J870186
BEESTON CASTLE, Cheshire. Reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper. Archer firing arrow through arrow slit

Background imageMilitary Collection: Habitancum 28796_008

Habitancum 28796_008
Habitancum Roman Fort, Risingham, Northumberland. Earthworks show the remains of the defensive ditches and the outlines of many of the buildings of the Roman fort

Background imageMilitary Collection: Battle of Hastings J000017

Battle of Hastings J000017
BATTLE ABBEY, East Sussex. Battle of Hastings reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn. William uses his archers again in last attack on the English

Background imageMilitary Collection: Battle of Hastings J000012

Battle of Hastings J000012
BATTLE ABBEY, East Sussex. Battle of Hastings reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn showing the Bretons fleeing downhill pursued by the English Fyrdmen

Background imageMilitary Collection: Woolpack Battery 29029_028

Woolpack Battery 29029_028
Woolpack Battery, St. Mary s, Isles of Scilly. Built between 1898 and 1901, the battery had a very short operational life

Background imageMilitary Collection: Anti aircraft battery 27947_021

Anti aircraft battery 27947_021
Chadwell Heath, Greater London. Aerial view of the remains of a heavy anti aircraft battery from the second world war. TQ4889/65

Background imageMilitary Collection: Life inside a turret IC048 / 059

Life inside a turret IC048 / 059
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of second or third century Roman soldiers off-duty at a turret. Based on one of the chambers in Brunton Turret. Drawn by Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000

Background imageMilitary Collection: Sentry duty IC048 / 058

Sentry duty IC048 / 058
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of two Roman soldiers in front of a typical gateway on Hadrians Wall. Baed on Grindon Milecastle. Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000

Background imageMilitary Collection: At ease IC048 / 030

At ease IC048 / 030
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of a Roman soldier resting, with shield and pilum. Location based on Black Carts Turret (29a). Attributed to Philip Corke. c.1985 - c.2000. hadrian

Background imageMilitary Collection: Border post IC048 / 028

Border post IC048 / 028
Hadrians Wall. Reconstruction line drawing of a traveller and his horse being assessed by Roman soldiers on the southern side of Knag Burn Gateway

Background imageMilitary Collection: Corbridge Roman site N070069

Corbridge Roman site N070069
CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view

Background imageMilitary Collection: Australian soldiers at the Union Jack Club BL23031_001

Australian soldiers at the Union Jack Club BL23031_001
The Union Jack Club, 91A Waterloo Road, Lambeth. The Union Jack Club was founded in 1907 as a place for servicemen to stay while in London. It was heavily used during both world wars

Background imageMilitary Collection: Military hospital BL23135

Military hospital BL23135
WOBURN ABBEY, Bedfordshire. Open-air ward in the military hospital showing nurses and injured soldiers on the ward. Open-air treatment was used to treat infections



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