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This African Queen Fought the British Empire in the War of the Golden Stool
“Yaa Asantewaa, The woman who fights before cannons, You have accomplished great things, You have done well” -Ashanti song- In 1900, the British governor of the Gold Coast in west Africa – today’s Ghana – travelled to Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti tribe. There, he delivered a provocative speech, in which he demanded that the […]
Society Of The Dead: Satirical Illustrations By Pawel Kuczynski
Pawel Kuczynski was born in 1976 in Szczecin. He graduated the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan with specialization in graphics. Since 2004 he deals with satirical illustration, and so far he has been rewarded with 92 prizes and distinctions. We made sure to pick the very best from his portfolio … so her
A Time of War
Photographs taken in London in the days right before and after the declaration of World War Two, late August and early September 1939. By William Vandivert for LIFE, although they don't seem to have been published in it. William Vandivert, LIFE © Time Inc. Headlines of the days leading up to the war's outbreak. Source William Vandivert, LIFE © Time Inc. Soldiers filling sand bags for air raid protection. Source William Vandivert, LIFE © Time Inc. Putting masks on a traffic light (so they…
Striking photos reveal hidden history of black Britons in the Victorian era
Rare photographs of Black Britons in the late 19th and early 20th century are on display at Rivington Place, London.
Satirical Illustrations Of Police Officers Around The World
Illustrations by Gunduz Agayev depict police officers in the countries where human rights are abused, such as Russia, Great Britain, China, Turkey, Iran, Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, India, etc. Most of the illustrations are sarcastic and critical, while some of them visualize “good police” character
British Empire: c1650-1900 | Schoolshistory.org.uk
British Empire is the name given to the areas of the world controlled by Great Britain. The Empire was at it's peak in the 19th century and is much debated.
What has a refugee ever done for you? Probably more than you think.
When you go about your daily life, you might not give that much thought to where the things you use came from or how the people around you got there. The person helping you at the store, your doctor…