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  • THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, 1917

    THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, 1917

    part of "THE ROAD TO WAR" (photographs)

    Q 81770

    Portrait of the Russian peasant and religious mystic, Gregori Rasputin (1869 - 1916). Rasputin gained considerable influence in the Tsar’s court as a result of his hypnotic healing power over the Tsarevich Alexei who suffered from haemophilia. Rasputin...

  • PORTON DOWN CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENCE ESTABLISHMENT 1917 - 2000

    PORTON DOWN CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENCE ESTABLISHMENT 1917 - 2000

    part of "CARTER, GRAYDON" (photographs) Made by: Porton Down official photographer

    HU 102404

    Interior view of the Garrrison Church at Porton Down in the early 1950s.

  • THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1917-08-02

    Q 53987

    Roll of signatures requesting the House of Commons for a day of prayer, 2nd August 1917. The document claims to have over 82,000 signatures, forming the "National Movement for a Great Day of Prayer".

  • LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN HANDLEY GEARY

    LIEUTENANT BENJAMIN HANDLEY GEARY

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Elliot & Fry

    Q 69169

    Lieutenant Benjamin Handley Geary VC. Unit: 4th Battalion, attached to 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Death: 26 May 1976.

  • CHAPLAIN THE REVEREND HENRY MARSHALL SCOTT, ARMY CHAPLAINS' DEPARTMENT (ATTACHED 12 BATTALION, SURREY REGIMENT)

    CHAPLAIN THE REVEREND HENRY MARSHALL SCOTT, ARMY CHAPLAINS' DEPARTMENT (ATTACHED 12 BATTALION, SURREY REGIMENT)

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Elliot & Fry Ltd

    HU 93513

    The Reverend Scott (c. 1872 - 1939) was educated at the University of Durham and ordained as a deacon in 1895 and as a priest in 1897. In addition to his service as an Army Chaplain, he served as Rector of Farleigh in Surrey during 1908 - 1926 and...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1942-12-25

    A 13529

    Bluejackets singing carols and Polish folk songs during Christmas festivities aboard the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Krakowiak in Devonport, 25 December 1942.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1942-12-25

    A 13527

    The old Polish Christmas custom. Polish bluejackets break opłatek (for holy bread) and wish each other health and happiness. The Senior Polish Naval Officer at the Port of Devonport, Commander Konrad Namięśniowski, breaking opłatek with sailors at their...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1942-12-25

    A 13528

    Sailors distributing gifts (packets of cigarettes, chocolates, fruit etc.) to each other during a Christmas dinner aboard the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Krakowiak in Devonport, 25 December 1942.

  • THE CIVILIAN EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE CIVILIAN EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    LN 6194

    A policeman helps some young evacuees, and a nun who is escorting them, at a London station.

  • THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    part of "GRZYWNA LEON (SECOND LIEUTENANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Grzywna, Leon Tadeusz (Photographer) 1942-03-29

    HU 128240

    A rabbi, possibly Captain Rabbi Mejer Steinberg, amongst officers of the Airmen Company after evacuation of the unit from Kazakhstan to Persia. Tehran, 29 March 1942.

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