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"Exploring the Layers of History: From Daylight Raid to Ancient Symbols in Lower Egypt" This captivating caption takes us on a journey through time

Background imageLower Collection: Tablet of Shamash. beg. 9th c. BC. The sun-god

Tablet of Shamash. beg. 9th c. BC. The sun-god Shamash (right) receiving the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina (left), between two interceding deities

Background imageLower Collection: Daylight Raid from my Studio Window, July

Daylight Raid from my Studio Window, July
" Daylight Raid from my Studio Window, 7 July 1917. Lavery, Sir John 1856-1941. From 1929 catalogue card:If the screen across the lower part of the window be examined it will be seen that Lady

Background imageLower Collection: Saint Teresa of Avila

Saint Teresa of Avila
SAINT TERESA OF AVILA (upper left) she narrates her vision to her confessor; (lower left) she dies; (right) an angel wounds her heart with divine fire

Background imageLower Collection: Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885. Oil on canvas signed and dated lower left: W B Wollen 1896, by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1896

Background imageLower Collection: A Plan of the town of Sheffield in the county of York drawn by W. Fairbank 1797

A Plan of the town of Sheffield in the county of York drawn by W. Fairbank 1797. Engraved by Thomas Harris
Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library:s 45 S

Background imageLower Collection: North Sheffield marked with bombing targets, c. 1940

North Sheffield marked with bombing targets, c. 1940
Full title: Ordnance Survey map of north Sheffield copied by the Germans, and marked with bombing targets, c. 1940 Original at Sheffield Libraries: y06718

Background imageLower Collection: Raphael (1483-1520). The Sistine Madonna. 1512-1517

Raphael (1483-1520). The Sistine Madonna. 1512-1517. Lower detail with the figures of two cherubs. Renaissance art. Cinquecento. Oil on canvas. GERMANY. Dresden

Background imageLower Collection: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris

Ichthyosaurus acutirostris
A fossil specimen of the extinct fish-like marine reptile Ichthyosaurus acutirostris from Germany. It lived during the Lower Jurassic period 205-180 million years ago

Background imageLower Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background imageLower Collection: ANGELICO, Fra. The Annunciation Altarpiece

ANGELICO, Fra. The Annunciation Altarpiece
ANGELICO, Fra (1387-1455). The Annunciation. 1430s. Left lower detail of the predella, depicting the wedding between Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. Renaissance art. Quattrocento. Tempera on wood

Background imageLower Collection: Ordnance Survey map of north Sheffield copied by the Germans, and marked with bombing targets

Ordnance Survey map of north Sheffield copied by the Germans, and marked with bombing targets
Original at Sheffield Local Studiess 26 M/4

Background imageLower Collection: Saint Clare of Assisi

Saint Clare of Assisi
Detail depicting Saint Clare (born Chiara Offreduccio 11941253) from a fresco (131220) by Simone Martini in the Lower basilica of San Francesco, Assisi. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageLower Collection: Picture No. 11993345

Picture No. 11993345
Scottish Highland Cow - in snow, Lower Saxony, Germany Digital manipulation Date:

Background imageLower Collection: Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt

Egyptian Art. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt
Egyptian Art. The Karnak Temple Complex. Relief depicting a bee, symbol of Lower Egypt. New Kingdom. Egypt

Background imageLower Collection: Mosquito in Dominican amber

Mosquito in Dominican amber
A mosquito in trapped and preserved in Dominican amber. Lower Miocene about 20 million years old. Image from Amber The Natural Time Capsule. Figure 90

Background imageLower Collection: LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth

LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth
Built by the London County Council, Kennington fire station was located in Renfrew Road, Lower Kennington, South London. Seen here are its horse drawn escape ladder

Background imageLower Collection: Ice skating in Winter

Ice skating in Winter
J Rankine ands Duff-Taylor, with a lady each, waltzing on Craiglockhart Lower pond, Edinburgh, 1907 1907

Background imageLower Collection: Human skull, X-ray

Human skull, X-ray
Human skull. Coloured X-ray of a sagittal section through a human skull. The skull has been sliced in half down the centre, revealing details of the internal structures

Background imageLower Collection: Anatomy / Head / Tongue

Anatomy / Head / Tongue
MOUTH A medical diagram of the human tongue (lower and upper surfaces), with the specific zones of taste and sensation marked by their Latin names

Background imageLower Collection: Map / Europe / France C1000

Map / Europe / France C1000
France in feudal times, with the country allotted to various nobles who bore more or less allegiance to the king, whose acquisitions are shown in map lower left

Background imageLower Collection: Varicose veins, X-ray

Varicose veins, X-ray
Varicose veins. Coloured X-ray of varicose veins in the calf of a fifty-five-year-old male. The veins (red), which carry blood back to the heart, are swollen, irregular and distorted

Background imageLower Collection: Chirk Viaduct

Chirk Viaduct
The Chirk Viaduct on the Shrewsbury & Chester Railway erected between 1846-1848 by Henry Robertson. Running alongside is the lower Chirk Aqueduct built 1801 by Telford

Background imageLower Collection: Durnstein, Austria, Wachau Valley, Danube River

Durnstein, Austria, Wachau Valley, Danube River

Background imageLower Collection: LCC-MFB Rotherhithe fire station, SE London

LCC-MFB Rotherhithe fire station, SE London
Rotherhithe fire station was built for the MFB by the London County Council in 1887, located at Gomm Road, Lower Road. It was closed in 1928 with the opening of Dockhead fire station in Bermondsey

Background imageLower Collection: Coloured X-ray of lumbar vertebrae of the spine

Coloured X-ray of lumbar vertebrae of the spine
Lumbar spine. Coloured X-ray of four lumbar vertebrae of the human spine, seen in antero- posterior view. Five lumbar bones are found in the lower back

Background imageLower Collection: Pueblo Pots

Pueblo Pots
Pots of the Pueblo peoples of Arizona and New Mexico : the five lower pieces are prehistoric, the rest are of late 19th century Hopi and other tribes

Background imageLower Collection: Diagram of the bones of the right leg and hip

Diagram of the bones of the right leg and hip
Diagram of the bones of the right leg, showing the joint with the pelvis at the hip

Background imageLower Collection: Colonel James Skinner holding a Regimental Durbar

Colonel James Skinner holding a Regimental Durbar, 1827.Watercolour with gouache on European paper by Ghulam Ali Khan (fl 1817-1855), 1827.Inscribed in Nastaliq script lower left

Background imageLower Collection: Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875). The Gleaners (1856). Orsay

Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875). The Gleaners (1856). Orsay
Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875). French painter, one of the founders of the Barbizon School. The Gleaners (1856). Orsay Museum. Paris. France

Background imageLower Collection: Saunders Roe A1; jet flying boat is towed to Westminster

Saunders Roe A1; jet flying boat is towed to Westminster
Looking down on the lower Thames Reaches as the Saunders Roe A1 jet flying boat is towed to Westminster and moored off the South Bank. (Photo by Edward Miller/Getty Images)

Background imageLower Collection: Homo rudolfensis (KNM-ER 1470) Homo habilis (KNM-ER 1813)

Homo rudolfensis (KNM-ER 1470) Homo habilis (KNM-ER 1813)
On the left, KNM-ER 1470 (also attributed to H. rudolfensis). On the right, KNM-ER 1813. Both skulls are about 2 million years old. Held at The Natural History Museum, London

Background imageLower Collection: Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan, from Brooklyn Bridge Tower, by night, New York City, America

Background imageLower Collection: New York / Broadway 1895

New York / Broadway 1895
New York: Lower Broadway, looking north from Bowling Green

Background imageLower Collection: Map of the continents and seas in the Upper Triassic

Map of the continents and seas in the Upper Triassic period. North America, Atlantis, Europe, Asia, Gondwanaland. Colour print after an illustration from Wilhelm Bolsches Das Leben der Urwelt

Background imageLower Collection: Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era - China

Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era - China
An artificial reconstruction by Neave Parker (with the co-operation of Dr. W. E. Swinton) of Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era found in China especially in the Provinces of Kansu and Szechuan

Background imageLower Collection: Lower Broad Street and Broadgate, Ludlow, Shropshire

Lower Broad Street and Broadgate, Ludlow, Shropshire. Date: circa 1906

Background imageLower Collection: The Lower Quay, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire

The Lower Quay, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
The Lower Quay, Fishguard, near Goodwick, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Date: 1920s

Background imageLower Collection: Austria, Melk monastery, baroque spiral staircase down to the Church of the Abbey

Austria, Melk monastery, baroque spiral staircase down to the Church of the Abbey, Wachau Valley

Background imageLower Collection: Lake Scene Signed and dated lower right: I

Lake Scene Signed and dated lower right: I
Lake Scene Signed and dated lower right: " I.W. Pinxt | 1790", Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734-1797, British

Background imageLower Collection: Lower High Street, Steyning - West Sussex

Lower High Street, Steyning - West Sussex. Date: circa 1920

Background imageLower Collection: Diapsid - Dinilysia: Skull and lower jaws

Diapsid - Dinilysia: Skull and lower jaws

Background imageLower Collection: Megalosaurus

Megalosaurus
This was a carnivorous dinosaur that lived 140 million years ago during the Middle Jurassic. It grew up to 20 feet long and fossils have been discovered in the English Midlands and in Southern England

Background imageLower Collection: Hann. Munden, Germany - Parsonage

Hann. Munden, Germany - Parsonage
Hann. Munden (short for Hannoversch Munden) - a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Located in the district of Gottingen at the confluence of the Fulda and Werra rivers

Background imageLower Collection: Rome / Colosseum 1855

Rome / Colosseum 1855
Plan of the various levels of the building : the lowest level is on the lower right, and the three higher levels are shown anti-clockwise

Background imageLower Collection: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - AUGUST 20, 2018: Honky-tonks on Lower Broadway

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - AUGUST 20, 2018: Honky-tonks on Lower Broadway. The district is famous for the numerous country music entertainment establishme NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - AUGUST 20

Background imageLower Collection: A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101

A flying hotel: passenger quarters in airship R101
A flying " hotel" : the remarkable passenger quarters in Britains new giant airship, R101. The worlds largest airship

Background imageLower Collection: Specimens of type, Leadenhall Press, London

Specimens of type, Leadenhall Press, London
Specimens of type from The Leadenhall Press, Ltd, 50 Leadenhall Street, London EC. circa 1900

Background imageLower Collection: Teeth anatomy, illustration

Teeth anatomy, illustration
Teeth anatomy. Illustration based on a 3D computed tomography (CT) scan of a view from behind a set of normal human teeth, including the anatomy of the mouth and the upper and lower jaws



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"Exploring the Layers of History: From Daylight Raid to Ancient Symbols in Lower Egypt" This captivating caption takes us on a journey through time, unveiling intriguing glimpses into different aspects of the concept of "lower. " Starting with a dramatic scene witnessed from a studio window during a daylight raid in July, we are transported to an era when conflict and chaos reigned. Moving further back, we encounter an intricately detailed plan of Sheffield drawn by W. Fairbank in 1797, providing insights into the town's layout centuries ago. The narrative then shifts gears to the Battle of Abu Klea in 1885, where bravery and sacrifice took center stage. We catch sight of an Ordnance Survey map copied by Germans during World War II, marked with bombing targets that once threatened North Sheffield. The juxtaposition between past conflicts becomes even more apparent as we delve into Barend Cornelis Koekkoek's Winter Landscape from the early 19th century—a serene depiction contrasting with previous scenes. Transitioning away from war-related themes, our attention is captured by LCC-LFB Kennington fire station—an emblematic symbol representing safety and protection for lower Lambeth residents throughout history. Art lovers will be delighted by references to renowned masterpieces such as Fra Angelico's Annunciation Altarpiece and Raphael's Sistine Madonna—both showcasing divine beauty that transcends earthly boundaries. Finally, this captivating journey concludes with a nod to ancient times—the Map/Europe/France C1000—and Egyptian art depicting a bee—a powerful symbol associated with Lower Egypt. These hints remind us that beneath layers upon layers lies rich historical significance waiting to be discovered. In essence, this caption encapsulates diverse facets encompassed within the notion of "lower, " inviting viewers or readers alike to explore hidden narratives woven throughout time and space.