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"Lost in Time: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Past" Step into a world where enigmatic tales whisper through the ages

Background imageLost Collection: Death Of Cricket, The Sporting Times mock obituary 1882

Death Of Cricket, The Sporting Times mock obituary 1882
Australia and England first met in Test match cricket in Melbourne in 1877, but the legend of The Ashes, the symbolic trophy the two teams play for, only began in 1882 when at the Oval in London

Background imageLost Collection: Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine

Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) in captivity at London Zoo. The species is believed to be extinct. Largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times - became extinct in 1936

Background imageLost Collection: Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip

Erebus and Terror, Franklins last trip
The Erebus and Terror leave England on the Franklin polar expedition, never to return

Background imageLost Collection: Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) in sand dunes, Namibia

Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) in sand dunes, Namibia. Finalist in the Mammals Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) Competition 2015

Background imageLost Collection: French poster from General de Gaulle, WW2

French poster from General de Gaulle, WW2
A French poster with a message to all French people from General Charles de Gaulle, based in London during the Second World War. France has lost one battle, but France has not lost the war

Background imageLost Collection: The Scout, Every Boys Weekly front cover

The Scout, Every Boys Weekly front cover
Front cover of The Scout magazine, the " only weekly official organ of the boy scouts" featuring two enthusiastic and earnest looking boy scouts reading a map while out on a hike

Background imageLost Collection: DCLI recruiting march, Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. Friday 2nd July 1915

DCLI recruiting march, Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. Friday 2nd July 1915
Soldiers of the Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry on the lawn in front of Carclew House, at ease during a recruitment march. Instruments of their military band are in the background

Background imageLost Collection: Moses Hands Held Up

Moses Hands Held Up
The Israelites are enabled to defeat the Amalekites because Moses arms are held up by Aaron and Hur; if he had let them fall, the Israelites would have lost the day

Background imageLost Collection: Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912

Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912
Main facade of Carclew House from the lawns. Originally owned by the Bonython family, the house and estate were purchased by William Lemon in 1739 who employed the architect Thomas Edwards to enlarge

Background imageLost Collection: Silhouette, Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast

Silhouette, Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast
Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast -- silhouette showing a shipwrecked man standing on a raft, waving to a ship on the horizon

Background imageLost Collection: Eternal Flame at Battle of Stalingrad Memorial

Eternal Flame at Battle of Stalingrad Memorial
Russia, Volgograd (Zaryzin, Stalingrad). Battle of Stalingrad Memorial at Mamajev Kurgan Hill. The Memorial Hall of Honour with the Eternal Flame. Date: 2010

Background imageLost Collection: The Adventure of Silver Blaze, Holmes questioning a suspect. Artist: Sidney E Paget

The Adventure of Silver Blaze, Holmes questioning a suspect. Artist: Sidney E Paget
The Adventure of Silver Blaze, Holmes questioning a suspect. Encounter between Silas Brown, the trainer who was hiding the lost racehorse Silver Blaze, and Holmes

Background imageLost Collection: THE FALL OF THE REBEL ANGELS, BY GUSTAVE DORE. Gustave Dore, 1832 - 1883, French

THE FALL OF THE REBEL ANGELS, BY GUSTAVE DORE. Gustave Dore, 1832 - 1883, French. Engraving for Paradise Lost by Milton. 1870, Art, Artist, romanticism, colour, color engraving

Background imageLost Collection: THE MOUTH OF HELL, BY GUSTAVE DORE, 1832 - 1883, French

THE MOUTH OF HELL, BY GUSTAVE DORE, 1832 - 1883, French. Engraving for Paradise Lost by Milton. 1870, Art, Artist, romanticism, colour, color engraving

Background imageLost Collection: Henham Hall a51_04963

Henham Hall a51_04963
Henham Hall, Henham Park, Suffolk. View of the south front, photographed in 1951 by Herbert Felton. Henham Hall was demolished in 1953

Background imageLost Collection: Fairy Tales of Autumn - Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes

Fairy Tales of Autumn - Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes
Hansel and Gretel by Pauline Baynes, one of a series of four illustrations of fairy tales which reflect each season. In this case

Background imageLost Collection: Satan Flies to Earth

Satan Flies to Earth
Satan, foiled in his ambitions in Heaven, descends to Earth to see what he can find to do down here

Background imageLost Collection: Ration Book July 1942

Ration Book July 1942
A Ministry of Food ration book issued in July 1942, to be returned if lost to the Greenwich food office

Background imageLost Collection: Painted Murals And Frescoes Inside A Room At The Ancient Roman Ruins At Herculaneum (Ercolano)

Painted Murals And Frescoes Inside A Room At The Ancient Roman Ruins At Herculaneum (Ercolano), Campania, Italy
Located in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum (Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 AD

Background imageLost Collection: Peter Pan and Wendy

Peter Pan and Wendy. From Playhour (1958-59)

Background imageLost Collection: Lucy Locket lost her pocket

Lucy Locket lost her pocket, Kitty Fisher found it. But ne er a penny was therein, except the lining round it. 20th century

Background imageLost Collection: The Eddystone Lighthouse of 1698

The Eddystone Lighthouse of 1698
Engraving of the Eddystone lighthouse, built by Henry Winstanley in 1698, which was destroyed in a storm in 1703. Winstanley, a London merchant

Background imageLost Collection: Great Auk Extinct

Great Auk Extinct
The great auk or awk (PINGUINUS IMPENNIS) who lost its final battle for survival on a small island off Iceland in 1844, primarily due to over-hunting

Background imageLost Collection: Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. Probably 1912

Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. Probably 1912
The courtyard and carriage block at Carclew House. Originally owned by the Bonython family, the house and estate were purchased by William Lemon (1696-1760)

Background imageLost Collection: Drawing Room, Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912

Drawing Room, Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912
The drawing room at Carclew House. Originally owned by the Bonython family, the house and estate were purchased by William Lemon (1696-1760)

Background imageLost Collection: Entrance hall of Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912

Entrance hall of Carclew House, Mylor, Cornwall. 15th March 1912
The entrance hall at Carclew House. Originally owned by the Bonython family, the house and estate were purchased by William Lemon (1696-1760)

Background imageLost Collection: SATAN VANQUISHED, BY GUSTAVE DORE. Dore, 1832 - 1883, French. Engraving for Paradise Lost by Milton

SATAN VANQUISHED, BY GUSTAVE DORE. Dore, 1832 - 1883, French. Engraving for Paradise Lost by Milton. 1870, Art, Artist, romanticism, colour, color engraving

Background imageLost Collection: Dore, Paul Gustave (1832-1883). Paradise Lost

Dore, Paul Gustave (1832-1883). Paradise Lost. 1886-. Illustration for John Miltons work. Etching

Background imageLost Collection: Nobody Loves Me by George Studdy

Nobody Loves Me by George Studdy
A wet and bedraggled Bonzo, the comic canine creation of George Studdy, is found tied to a lamp post in the pouring rain and forgotten by a policeman with a torch

Background imageLost Collection: Nelsons last signal at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805

Nelsons last signal at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805
At the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, Nelson gives his famous last signal England expects that every man will do his duty

Background imageLost Collection: Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage

Franklins expedition seeking Northwest Passage
Seals and sea-birds watch as Sir John Franklins Erebus and Terror sail cautiously between Arctic icebergs

Background imageLost Collection: 100 Years War / Agincourt

100 Years War / Agincourt
Henry V leads the English to victory at Agincourt, defeating an army four times as large : the French lost 8000, the English 400

Background imageLost Collection: Xenophon Reaches the Sea

Xenophon Reaches the Sea
Xenophon, retreating in Persia, reaches the Black Sea

Background imageLost Collection: Captain Oates 1912

Captain Oates 1912
LAWRENCE EDWARD GRACE OATES Member of Captain Scotts expedition which reached the South Pole in January 1912; lost his life in a blizzard on the return trip

Background imageLost Collection: Switzerland St Bernard

Switzerland St Bernard
The hospice of the Great Saint Bernard, where the monks keep dogs to rescue travelers lost between Switzerland and Italy

Background imageLost Collection: De Gaulle Declaration

De Gaulle Declaration
De Gaulles declaration to occupied France that France has lost a battle but has not lost the war, reassuring his country that victory will eventually restore France

Background imageLost Collection: Edward VIII & Patailas

Edward VIII & Patailas
EDWARD VIII When Prince of Wales, meeting Pataila soldiers who lost limbs whilst on active service during World War One

Background imageLost Collection: The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd
The parable of THE GOOD SHEPHERD finding the lost sheep

Background imageLost Collection: The Lost World / Doyle

The Lost World / Doyle
The glade of the iguanodons

Background imageLost Collection: Faust and Mephistopheles

Faust and Mephistopheles
The ageing Faust uses his knowledge of magic to summon up Mephistopheles, who agrees to restore his lost youth in exchange for his soul : its a bargain

Background imageLost Collection: Napoleon at Waterloo

Napoleon at Waterloo
As the tide of battle turns against him, he realises that he has lost the battle

Background imageLost Collection: Guyana / Roraima

Guyana / Roraima
This was the reputed location for The Lost World created by Conan Doyle

Background imageLost Collection: The Lost World / Doyle

The Lost World / Doyle
The central lake, with plesiosaurs, pterodactyls and much else beside

Background imageLost Collection: Lucy Locket / Greenaway

Lucy Locket / Greenaway
Lucy Locket lost her pocket, Kitty Fisher found it. There was not a penny in it but a ribbon round it

Background imageLost Collection: Exploring Party / Doyle

Exploring Party / Doyle
The exploring party: Professor Challenger, with Malnone on his right, Lord Ruxton on his left, Professor Summerlee standing behind

Background imageLost Collection: Doyle / The Lost World

Doyle / The Lost World
The monster, encountered by the expedition

Background imageLost Collection: WW2 poster, A tous les francais, General de Gaulle

WW2 poster, A tous les francais, General de Gaulle
WW2 poster, A tous les francais (To all French people), from General de Gaulle, based in Liverpool during the Second World War. France has lost a battle, but France has not lost the war



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"Lost in Time: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Past" Step into a world where enigmatic tales whisper through the ages. From the elusive Tasmanian Tiger, also known as Thylacine, to the ill-fated Erebus and Terror expedition led by Franklin on their last voyage. Journey across Namibia's vast sand dunes, where Gemsbok gracefully roam, leaving only fleeting footprints behind. Discover a French poster from General de Gaulle during World War II, a symbol of resilience amidst chaos. Witness Moses' hands held high in an ancient depiction of faith and triumph over adversity. Leaf through ration books from July 1942, remnants of wartime struggles etched within its pages. Explore Henham Hall's timeless beauty captured in sepia tones; its history whispers secrets that only time can reveal. Immerse yourself in Pauline Baynes' enchanting illustrations depicting Hansel and Gretel's fairy tale journey through autumnal forests. Travel back to Carclew House in Mylor, Cornwall on that fateful day - March 15th, 1912 - when echoes of forgotten lives still resonate within its walls. Reflect upon The Sporting Times' mock obituary for cricket in 1882; a satirical tribute to a beloved sport lost but never forgotten. Pay homage to the brave Titanic engineers who sacrificed everything; their names forever etched among those who perished at sea. Return once more to Carclew House in Mylor, Cornwall - perhaps it holds answers yet undiscovered. In this tapestry woven with threads of loss and longing, we find ourselves captivated by stories untold and mysteries unsolved. Let us embark on this quest together as we unravel history's hidden treasures – lost but not forgotten.