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Alexander Collection

"Alexander: A Legendary Figure of Power and Influence" From the Battle of Waterloo to the mosaic-based painting depicting the Battle of Issus

Background imageAlexander Collection: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at the Yalta Conference at Livadia

Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at the Yalta Conference at Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea
YALTA CONFERENCE, 1945. Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin at the Yalta Conference at Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Battle of Waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo
Waterloo. Coloured lithograph after Wellington at Waterloo by Robert Alexander Hillingford, nd.Associated with Napoleonic Wars, Waterloo (1815). Coloured Lithograph Date: 1815

Background imageAlexander Collection: The U. S. Brig-of-War Somers

The U. S. Brig-of-War Somers
The U.S. Brig-of-War Somers

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Battle of Issus

The Battle of Issus. Scene of the battle between Alexander the Great of Macedonia and the Achaemenid king Darius III

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander Hamilton, full-length portrait, standing, facing l

Alexander Hamilton, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Date c1932

Background imageAlexander Collection: Map of the Empire of King Alexander the Great

Map of the Empire of King Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon 356323 BC), from Greece in the west to India in the east. Date: 1807

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander the man who knows

Alexander the man who knows. Date 19 -

Background imageAlexander Collection: Roman mosaic, Battle between Alexander and Darius, from Pompeii House of the Faun

Roman mosaic, Battle between Alexander and Darius, from Pompeii House of the Faun, National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Campania, Italy, Europe

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander & Bucephalus

Alexander & Bucephalus
ALEXANDER THE GREAT Young Alexander impresses his father, Philip of Macedon and his courtiers by taming the wild horse Bucephalos

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
ALEXANDER HAMILTON American statesman

Background imageAlexander Collection: (1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel

(1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel
ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804). Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander & Gordian Knot

Alexander & Gordian Knot
ALEXANDER THE GREAT When in Gordium, Phrygia in 333 BC, Alexander cuts the Gordian knot with his sword, bluntly solving the puzzle

Background imageAlexander Collection: Scenery near Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Scenery near Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland - Painted by artist Alexander Cameron for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon - Painted 1939 Date: 1939

Background imageAlexander Collection: Cir Mohr from Glen Rosa, Isle of Arran, Scotland

Cir Mohr from Glen Rosa, Isle of Arran, Scotland - Painted by artist Alexander Cameron for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon - Painted 1939 Date: 1939

Background imageAlexander Collection: THREE MUSKETEERS. D Artagnan, Athos, Aramis, and Porthos: illustration from a late 19th c

THREE MUSKETEERS. D Artagnan, Athos, Aramis, and Porthos: illustration from a late 19th c. edition, by Alexander Dumas pere

Background imageAlexander Collection: Group photo, Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, USA

Group photo, Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, USA
Group photo of the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. They were an African-American a cappella ensemble who toured

Background imageAlexander Collection: West Indies Cricket Team - 1957 Tour - Signatures

West Indies Cricket Team - 1957 Tour - Signatures
The West Indies Cricket Team - Tour of England 1957. Featured are the brilliant (Sir) Garfield (Gary) Sobers, Frank Worrell, Everton Weekes, (Sir) Wesley Winfield Hall and Sonny Ramadhin

Background imageAlexander Collection: Three people who claim to have seen the Loch Ness Monster

Three people who claim to have seen the Loch Ness Monster
Mr Alexander Ross, Mr Arthur Grant and Miss Janet Fraser, all of whom claimed to have seen the Loch Ness Monster between 1933 and 1934

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Royal Family of Great Britain 1897

The Royal Family of Great Britain 1897 (the year of Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee). 1897

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander III the Great (356-323 B. C. ). King of Macedonia (3

Alexander III the Great (356-323 B. C. ). King of Macedonia (3
Alexander III the Great (356-323 B.C.). King of Macedonia (336 to 323 B.C.). Son of Philip II and Princess epirota Olympia. Roman bust. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Battle of Issus. 1st c. Detail of the mosaic

The Battle of Issus. 1st c. Detail of the mosaic depicting Alexander the Great at the Battle of Issus, fighting against Persian king Darius III. Roman art. Early Empire. Mosaic. ITALY. Naples

Background imageAlexander Collection: STONEWALL JACKSON, 1861. Stonewall Jackson at First Bull Run, 21 July 1861

STONEWALL JACKSON, 1861. Stonewall Jackson at First Bull Run, 21 July 1861. Lithograph, 1900, after Henry Alexander Ogden

Background imageAlexander Collection: Five Famous Conductors in Silhouette

Five Famous Conductors in Silhouette - who took part in Bournemouths Festival of Music in 1922, organised by Mr. Dan Godfrey at the Winter Gardens

Background imageAlexander Collection: Marquess and Marchioness of Anglesey

Marquess and Marchioness of Anglesey
Sir Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey GCVO (1885-1947) and his bride, Lady Victoria Manners, a daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland

Background imageAlexander Collection: Penicillin Culture / 1929

Penicillin Culture / 1929
Original culture plate on which Sir Alexander Fleming first observed the growth of penicillin notatum in 1929

Background imageAlexander Collection: Julius Caesar Weeps

Julius Caesar Weeps
Caesar weeps before the statue of Alexander because, by his age, the Greek king had achieved so much more than he has

Background imageAlexander Collection: Study in Black and Green, 1906. Creator: John White Alexander

Study in Black and Green, 1906. Creator: John White Alexander
Study in Black and Green, 1906

Background imageAlexander Collection: View of Sitka, Alaska, USA

View of Sitka, Alaska, USA
View of Sitka, Alexander Archipelago, Alaska, USA. Date: circa 1920

Background imageAlexander Collection: Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) - The Old Town

Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) - The Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia (formerly Revel) -The Old Town Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander cutting the Gordian Knot oil on canvas. Jean-Simon Berthelemy (1743-1811)

Alexander cutting the Gordian Knot oil on canvas. Jean-Simon Berthelemy (1743-1811) French history painter. Legend is, in 333 BC at Gordium, Phrygia, Alexander the Great, unable to untie the knot

Background imageAlexander Collection: A. A. Milne with Christopher Robin

A. A. Milne with Christopher Robin
Alan Alexander Milne (1882 - 1956), British author and playwright, pictured with his son, Christopher Robin Milne (1920 - 1996), the inspiration for his famous Winnie the Pooh books

Background imageAlexander Collection: Tsar Alexander III and family

Tsar Alexander III and family
Tsar Alexander III (1845-1894) at the Livadia Palace, Yalta with his family. From left; the Tsarevich Nicholas (later Tsar Nicholas II), Grand Prince Georgi Alexandrovich, Tsaritsa Maria Feodorovna

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Hesse-Cassel and Greek royal families

The Hesse-Cassel and Greek royal families
The youngest daughters of Vicky, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Empress of Prussia, the Princesses Sophie and Margarete of Prussia with their husbands and children at Friedrichshof in 1904

Background imageAlexander Collection: LINCOLN & McCLELLAN. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th President of the United States

LINCOLN & McCLELLAN. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th President of the United States, and General George B. McClellan on the battlefield in Antietam, Maryland

Background imageAlexander Collection: ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN (1918- ). Russian writer. Photographed in exile at Dueren, West Germany

ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN (1918- ). Russian writer. Photographed in exile at Dueren, West Germany, February 1974

Background imageAlexander Collection: Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games

Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games
Alexander Mackenzie throwing the hammer at the 1911 Highland Games at Braemar, Scotland. 1911

Background imageAlexander Collection: Fleming / Photo / Microscope

Fleming / Photo / Microscope
SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING - Scottish bacteriologist at his desk with his microscope

Background imageAlexander Collection: Dinner given by Alexander Duckham at the Savoy Hotel

Dinner given by Alexander Duckham at the Savoy Hotel honouring Louis Ble

Background imageAlexander Collection: ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804). American politician. Oil on canvas, 1806, by John Trumbull

ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804). American politician. Oil on canvas, 1806, by John Trumbull

Background imageAlexander Collection: GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER (1887-1950). American baseball pitcher

GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER (1887-1950). American baseball pitcher. Photographed while with the Philadelphia Phillies, early 20th century

Background imageAlexander Collection: The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest at the St Jamess Theatre, London. Gwendolen Fairfax (Miss Irene Vanbrugh) and Worthing; Gwendolen and Cecily (Miss Evelyn Millard); Gwendolen

Background imageAlexander Collection: Hall in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe-selo

Hall in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoe-selo
The semi-circular hall where the imperial prisoners assembled for their outings, and on their departure for Tobolsk

Background imageAlexander Collection: Modern Athenians plate 1 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 1 - Edinburgh
Alexander Youngson on the left hand plate, approaching John Sheriff, alias Dr. Syntax, on the right hand plate. Youngson was apparently not happy about being depicted with Dr

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen
ALEXANDER HERZEN Russian revolutionary, editor and writer, son of nobleman, exiled in the west, espoused socialist principles

Background imageAlexander Collection: Map / Europe / Greece 323Bc

Map / Europe / Greece 323Bc
the Empire of Alexander

Background imageAlexander Collection: Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
ALEXANDER THE GREAT King of Macedon, Greece depicted as a sun-god

Background imageAlexander Collection: Pictorial reconstruction of Rome, Italy

Pictorial reconstruction of Rome, Italy
A general view of Rome as it would have appeared at the time of Emperor Aurelian, with the Circus of Alexander Severus in the foreground

Background imageAlexander Collection: Glazunov / Musician

Glazunov / Musician
ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV Russian musician



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"Alexander: A Legendary Figure of Power and Influence" From the Battle of Waterloo to the mosaic-based painting depicting the Battle of Issus, Alexander's name echoes through history as a symbol of military prowess. His conquests are immortalized in maps showcasing his vast empire, stretching far and wide under his rule. But Alexander was not just a conqueror; he was also a man who possessed great knowledge and intellect. Just like the full-length portrait Hamilton, standing tall and facing challenges head-on, he embodied determination and leadership. In Roman mosaics found in Pompeii's House of the Faun, we witness another epic battle between Alexander and Darius. Their clash represents bravery on both sides, leaving an indelible mark on ancient art. Yet beyond warfare, there is more to Alexander's legacy. He inspired characters like D'Artagnan from "The Three Musketeers, " embodying loyalty, honor, and camaraderie. These traits continue to resonate with audiences even today. One cannot forget the legendary bond between Alexander and Bucephalus – their partnership exemplifying trust between man and beast. This connection showcases not only his military might but also his ability to forge deep relationships. And then there is the Gordian Knot – a challenge that perplexed many until it was swiftly undone by none other than Alexander himself. This act demonstrated his ingenuity in problem-solving when faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Finally, let us remember that behind all these stories lies one man: Alexander III the Great – King of Macedonia during 356-323 B. C. , whose influence shaped empires for centuries to come. His impact continues to be felt across various realms – from battles fought on distant lands to political ideologies championed by figures like Hamilton bearing his name. Alexander remains an enigmatic figure whose legend lives on through time - forever etched into our collective consciousness as a symbol of power, intellect, and the indomitable spirit of human ambition.