World History Archive - Stock Images

Unique collection depicting historical subjects and personalities. It comprises images photographed from illustrations, adverts, collector cards, books, periodicals and other sources.

Cast of palace doorway from Persepolis, Iran, circa 470-450 BC. Depicts an ancient Persian ruler (probably Xerxes) seated on a throne
Effigy depicting King Richard I of England (1157-1199) King of England, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers
Photograph of King George V (1865-1936), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869-1947) and the Prince Umberto of Piedmont (1904-1983). Dated 20th Century
Retreat of Alaska’s Columbia Glacier; Satellite image shows the state of glacier melting in 1995
Carved and painted oak altarpiece depicting The Last Supper. Dated 17th Century
Timber framed hallway at Blakesley Hall, a Tudor residence, on Blakesley Road, Yardley, Birmingham, England. It dates to 1590
View of Maiden Castle, an Iron Age hill fort, a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge which would exploit elevations. Dated 21st Century
Marble statue of the Greek mythological character Jason. Dated 16th Century
HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765
Late Neolithic axe heads 3000-2000 BC, Found at Great Baddow, England; flint
Elizabethan dining table set with typical foods, at Blakesley Hall is a Tudor hall on Blakesley Road, Yardley, Birmingham, England. It dates to 1590
The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens, London. Commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert who died of typhoid in 1861
View of the Darwaza within the grounds of the Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble mausoleum built as a tomb for Mumtaz Mahal
nationalist civilian prisoners attacked by a republican mob, in the Spanish Civil War. By Carlos Saenz de Tejada (1897 - 1958 ) Spanish painter and...
Photograph of Swaroop Rani Thussu (1868-1938) wife of Motilal Nehru (1861-1931) and mother of Jawaharlal Nehru (1869-1948). Dated 20th Century
Bronze head of Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1671) an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist. Dated 16th Century
Engraving of Maria Antonia. Dated 18th Century
Ritual grinding stone (metate) made from Pedra stone, Costa Rica. Dated 8th Century
Photograph of Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) an Italian politician, dictator, and journalist. Dated 20th Century
Photograph of Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) on her coronation day. Dated 20th Century

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