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A group of wounded Native officers at Kitchener Hospital, Brighton. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood. | por The British Library

A group of wounded Native officers at Kitchener Hospital, Brighton.

Historical book binding from The British Library http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/bookbindings/Default.aspx via http://thenonist.com/index.php/thenonist/categories/C53/P10/

Vintage - twelve leather books covers to print in cover covering book book cover

ANNE BOLEYN'S GOLDEN BOOK. IT IS REPORTED THAT SHE TOOK THIS WITH HER ON THE SCAFFOLD AND HANDED THIS MINIATURE BOOK OF PSALMS - WHICH CONTAINED THIS MINI PORTRAIT OF HENRY VIII - TO ONE OF HER MAIDS OF HONOR IN 1536 WHEN SHE LOST HER HEAD AND THE LOVE OF THE KING. THIS PRECIOUS MANUSCRIPT IS NOW HOUSED IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY.

The world's most beautiful miniature books

Anne Boleyn’s Gold Book. Anne Boleyn purportedly handed this miniature book of psalms, which contain a portrait of Henry VIII, to one of her maids of honour when on the scaffold in This precious manuscript is owned by The British Library.

[This file has been provided by the British Library from its digital collections.It is also made available on a British Library website (Canadian Copyright Collection) catalogue entry: HS85/10/13885]

"Cree Indian", Saskatchewan, taken by G. E. Fleming, 1903 [2039 × 2537]

British Library, A Prince Hawking, Golconda, 1610-20, Johnson Album 67, no. 3

Rare portrait of Ikhlas Khan, the African Prime Minister of Bijapur, acquired by the British Library

Portrait detail from medieval illuminated manuscript - British Library Royal MS 12 F XIII - c 1230-14th century - f16r

Portrait detail from medieval illuminated manuscript - British Library Royal MS 12 F XIII - c century -

antanlontan:  Maharaja Kishan Singh of Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, 1902(courtesy of Old Indian Photos)

alessandrahautumn: “ Maharaja Sir Kishan Singh was the ruling Maharaja of princely state Bharatpur and successor of Maharani Girraj Kaur. Maharaja Kishan Singh was born at Moti.

Nushabah recognises Iskandar from his portrait Khamsah (Quintet) of Nizami Herat, 846/1442 Bihzad British Library Add. 25900, f. 245v

Nushabah recognises Iskandar from his portrait Khamsah (Quintet) of Nizami Herat, 846/1442 Bihzad British Library Add. 25900, f. 245v

English poet and writer Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 1860, by Lady Alice May Kerr

Points of View: Capturing the 19th Century, photographs of the 1800s at the British Library

Rare portrait of Ikhlas Khan, the African Prime Minister of Bijapur, acquired by the British Library

Given proximity, its not very surprising that there has been an African presence in India from very early on. Pakistan for e. has a large number of people of African origin, as does Gujarat (the Siddis).

Image taken from:  Title: "A Summer in Norway ... Also, an account of the red-deer, reindeer and elk. [With plates, including a portrait.]" Author: CATON, John Dean. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10281.dd.1." Page: 238 Place of Publishing: Chicago Date of Publishing: 1875 Publisher: Jansen, McClurg & Co. Issuance: monographic Identifier: 000636442  Explore:   Find this item in the British Library catalogue, 'Explore'.   Open the page in the British Library's itemViewer (page image 238)…

Image taken from page 238 of 'A Summer in Norway . Also, an account of the red-deer, reindeer and elk. [With plates, including a portrait.

Image taken from page 350 of 'A Summer in Norway ... Also, an account of the red-deer, reindeer and elk. [With plates, including a portrait.]' | by The British Library

Image taken from page 350 of 'A Summer in Norway . Also, an account of the red-deer, reindeer and elk. [With plates, including a portrait.

Çerkez Kadın-1620-Turkey-British Library This also looks like Claes Rålambs costumebook  Perhaps this Miniatures were sold back then and Claes Rålamb bought as many as he could find?

Çerkez Library This also looks like Claes Rålambs costumebook Perhaps this Miniatures were sold back then and Claes Rålamb bought as many as he could find?

Lead initial inset into woodcut, page 553 of The Works of John Locke, etc. London, A. Churchill and A. Manship, 1722. | by The British Library

Lead initial inset into woodcut, page 553 of The Works of John Locke, etc. Churchill and A.

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