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Classical Collection

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the world wonders. From ancient empires to celestial mechanics, these captivating hints will transport you to a bygone era

Background imageClassical Collection: Aurora Borealis over Sycamore Gap, Hadrians Wall, Northumberland, England

Aurora Borealis over Sycamore Gap, Hadrians Wall, Northumberland, England. February 2014

Background imageClassical Collection: Roman memento mori mosaic

Roman memento mori mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall

Background imageClassical Collection: University College Lond

University College Lond
University College, London. The impressive classical front

Background imageClassical Collection: Antique map of the Roman Empire

Antique map of the Roman Empire, with a detail on Rome

Background imageClassical Collection: Medea and the Fleece

Medea and the Fleece
Medea, daughter of Aeetes king of Colchis who possesses the Golden Fleece, uses magic to send the guardian dragons to sleep, enabling her lover Jason to steal the Fleece

Background imageClassical Collection: Northern Trust Company Bank, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Northern Trust Company Bank, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Northern Trust Company Bank, La Salle and Monroe Streets, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageClassical Collection: Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC

Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC
Mycenae in ancient Greece at the height of its culture, circa 1400 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Statue of the Roman goddess Abundantia with cornucopia

Statue of the Roman goddess Abundantia with cornucopia
Statue of the Roman goddess Abbondanza or Abundantia with the cornucopia (horn of plenty). In the Belvedere Courtyard in the Vatican. Copperplate engraving by Gio. Petrini after an illustration by A

Background imageClassical Collection: Statue of an Amazon female warrior by Phidias

Statue of an Amazon female warrior by Phidias, wearing a peplos, holding a bow, with quiver under her arm. Found near the Villa d Este in Tivoli

Background imageClassical Collection: Soccer Players Date: 1958

Soccer Players Date: 1958

Background imageClassical Collection: Map of ancient Rome

Map of ancient Rome
City plan of ancient Rome. Lithograph

Background imageClassical Collection: Poster, Night Mail

Poster, Night Mail, quoting part of the poem by W H Auden written for and narrated in the documentary film of the same name (1936). circa 1930s

Background imageClassical Collection: Roman seafood mosaic

Roman seafood mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall

Background imageClassical Collection: Hanging gardens of Babylon

Hanging gardens of Babylon
Hanging Gardens of ancient Babylon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Bach Prelude Score

Bach Prelude Score
Wohltemperirte Clavir (The well-tempered Clavier) Prelude no 1

Background imageClassical Collection: Reflection of Angkor Wat Temple in lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Reflection of Angkor Wat Temple in lake, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat Temple and reflection in pool, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Background imageClassical Collection: Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean

Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean
Map of the Aegean Sea in the time of ancient Greece. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: The Athlete Wrestling with a Python, c1880-1882. Artist: A Gilbert

The Athlete Wrestling with a Python, c1880-1882. Artist: A Gilbert
The Athlete Wrestling with a Python, c1880-1882. Etching of the sculpture by Sir Frederic Leighton. A print from Modern Artists, prepared under the direction of FG Dumas, JS Virtue and Co, London

Background imageClassical Collection: Celestial mechanics, medieval artwork

Celestial mechanics, medieval artwork
Celestial mechanics. Coloured historical artwork depicting a medieval pilgrim looking out from the sky (blue) to see the mechanics of the heavens (upper left)

Background imageClassical Collection: Maps of Italy in ancient times

Maps of Italy in ancient times
Map of early tribes in Italy (top). of the Roman hills (lower left). and the vicinity of Rome (right) in the time of the Roman Empire. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, on the train on his way home to moscow after the first

Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, on the train on his way home to moscow after the first performance of his 12th symphony the year 1917 by the leningrad philharmonic

Background imageClassical Collection: Ancient Greek empire

Ancient Greek empire
Map of ancient Greece and its colonies. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illlustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Mozart Cadenza

Mozart Cadenza
A cadenza - with Mozarts signature

Background imageClassical Collection: Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens

Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens
Statue of the goddess Athena inside the Parthenon, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace

Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace
Greek art. Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace. 2nd century BC. Marble. Sculpture of the greek goodess Nike (Victory). Museum of Louvre. Paris

Background imageClassical Collection: Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, working in his study, 1938

Soviet composer, dmitri shostakovich, working in his study, 1938

Background imageClassical Collection: Philemon and Baucis

Philemon and Baucis, two hospitable cottagers, ask the gods that they may die together, so P is turned into an oak tree and B to a linden, their branches intertwining

Background imageClassical Collection: Icarus & Daedalus

Icarus & Daedalus
Daedalus encouraged his son Icarus to fly from the island of Crete to the sun. But the sun melted the wax with which his wings were fastened on and Icarus fell into the sea

Background imageClassical Collection: Dionysus, or Bacchus, on his throne

Dionysus, or Bacchus, on his throne
Wall painting of the Roman deity Dionysus on his throne, from the ruins of Pompeii. Printed color lithograph reproduction

Background imageClassical Collection: Map of the Roman Empire

Map of the Roman Empire
Map showing the extent of the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Ancient Athens

Ancient Athens
Athens from the east, in the time of Hadrian. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Euston Arch a98_05420

Euston Arch a98_05420
EUSTON ARCH, Euston Station, Euston Road, Camden Town, London. Traffic outside the Euston Arch. The arch was designed by Philip Hardwick in 1837 as part of a screen

Background imageClassical Collection: Map of Ancient Egypt

Map of Ancient Egypt. Date: 1814

Background imageClassical Collection: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns

Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns
Classical styles of columns - Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian architecture. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Babylons Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Map of Europe under the Roman Empire

Map of Europe under the Roman Empire
Map of Europe in the time of the Roman Empire. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Classical Orders

Classical Orders
Columns, capitals and entablatures of the classical orders of architecture: Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite

Background imageClassical Collection: Aeneas Flees from Troy

Aeneas Flees from Troy
The fall of Troy - Aeneas flees the city, carrying his father Anchises and accompanied by his son Ascanius and his wife Creusa who unfortunately dies

Background imageClassical Collection: Odysseus & Argos / Brown

Odysseus & Argos / Brown
Odysseus is recognised by his dog, Argos

Background imageClassical Collection: Construction of the Statue of Liberty, Paris

Construction of the Statue of Liberty, Paris
Construction of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, before shipping to New York. 1885

Background imageClassical Collection: Ares and Aphrodite. Greek art

Ares and Aphrodite. Greek art
Votive relief dedicated to Ares and Aphrodite. 5th c.BC. Classical Greek art. Relief on marble. ITALY. VENETO. Venice. Archaeological Museum

Background imageClassical Collection: St Peters Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy

St Peters Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy
St Peters Basilica with its iconic dome, viewed from St Peters Square in the Vatican City, Rome, Italy

Background imageClassical Collection: Achilles Shields

Achilles Shields
THE SHIELD OF ACHILLES in 12 Tables: 3 of a Town in Peace; 3 of a Town in War; 3 of Agriculture and 3 of Pastoral Life

Background imageClassical Collection: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 -1791), Austrian composer and musician, seen here in the form of a statue, as a boy with a violin and bow

Background imageClassical Collection: FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849). Polish composer and pianist. Photographed in 1849

FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849). Polish composer and pianist. Photographed in 1849

Background imageClassical Collection: Roman statue of Asclepius

Roman statue of Asclepius. The cult of the deity of Greek medicine, known as Asclepius, dates from the 6th century BC. Asclepius is represented in statues holding a staff around which a serpent

Background imageClassical Collection: Regions of Italy in the Roman Empire

Regions of Italy in the Roman Empire
Map of Italy, during the time of Caesar Augustus to Emperor Constantine. Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageClassical Collection: Laocoon Sculpture 2

Laocoon Sculpture 2
The Laocoon, antique marble sculpture by Hagesander, Polydorus and Athenodorus, of Rhodes: it was rediscovered in a vineyard in Rome in 1506, and is now in the Vatican. Date: 1st century BCE



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Step back in time and immerse yourself in the world wonders. From ancient empires to celestial mechanics, these captivating hints will transport you to a bygone era. Travel through the pages of history with an antique map of the Roman Empire. Marvel at its vastness and imagine the grandeur of ancient Rome as you explore a detailed map showcasing its magnificent landmarks. As night falls, let your imagination soar with "Night Mail, " a vintage poster that captures the essence of an era when mail was delivered under moonlit skies. Experience the nostalgia and romance associated with this timeless mode of communication. Delve into the depths of Roman culture as you admire a mesmerizing seafood mosaic. Feast your eyes on intricate details depicting marine life, reminding us of their culinary prowess even centuries ago. Let Bach's Prelude Score guide you through musical brilliance from another time. Lose yourself in each note as it transports you to an age where composers like Bach reigned supreme, leaving behind timeless melodies for generations to come. Witness strength personified in "The Athlete Wrestling with a Python. " This masterpiece by A Gilbert showcases physical prowess intertwined with artistic finesse, capturing both power and grace within one frame. Imagine strolling amidst lush greenery while gazing upon the Hanging Gardens of Babylon - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Let your mind wander through terraced gardens cascading down majestic structures, evoking awe-inspiring beauty from times long past. Explore Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean Sea; envision bustling city-states filled with philosophers, poets, and warriors who shaped Western civilization as we know it today. Find tranquility reflected in Angkor Wat Temple's mirrored image on a serene lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Transport yourself to Southeast Asia's rich cultural heritage while marveling at this architectural wonder surrounded by natural beauty. Uncover tales from an empire that once dominated much of Europe - Ancient Greece.