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"Unveiling the Untold Stories: Major Hints from History" L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery: Witness the thunderous power of artillery as L Battery

Background imageMajor Collection: The Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps. The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) was formed in 1993, by the union of the following British Army corps: Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Background imageMajor Collection: Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya

Josslyn and Idina Hay at Slains, their farm in Kenya
The Hon. Josslyn and Lady Idina Hay pictured at Slains, their 2000 acre farm in Gilgil, Kenya. Pictured from left are: The Hon. Josslyn Hay, Major Roberts, Major J. Grant, Lady Idina Hay, Mrs C

Background imageMajor Collection: BEETHOVEN MANUSCRIPT, 1826. Manuscript page from Ludwig van Beethovens String Quartet in F Major, Op

BEETHOVEN MANUSCRIPT, 1826. Manuscript page from Ludwig van Beethovens String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135, showing the beginning of the fourth movement, headed by the words Must it be

Background imageMajor Collection: Lady Idina Hay & Josslyn Hay at Slains, Kenya

Lady Idina Hay & Josslyn Hay at Slains, Kenya
Lady Idina Hay and her husband the Hon. Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll at their 2000 acre farm, Slains, in Gilgil, Kenya with friends. From left, Mr Trevor Sheen, Hon

Background imageMajor Collection: Prime Ministers of Great Britain

Prime Ministers of Great Britain
Winston Churchill, James Callaghan, John Major, Harold Macmillan, Tony Blair, Harold Wilson, Alec Douglas Hume, Gordon Brown, Ted Heath, Margaret Thatcher - Prime Ministers of Great Britain

Background imageMajor Collection: Thunderbirds number 1 - North American F-100C Super Sabre

Thunderbirds number 1 - North American F-100C Super Sabre
United States Air Force Thunderbirds number 1 - North American F-100C-10-NH Super Sabre 55-2723, piloted by Major Bob Fitzgerald. Date: circa 1960

Background imageMajor Collection: 1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory

1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory
1922 British Mount Everest Expedition - Major Edward " Teddy" F. Norton (1884-1954) and George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) at nearly 27, 000 feet. Date: 1922

Background imageMajor Collection: L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery

L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. How our gunners won the VC and silenced the fire of the German guns in face of overwhelming odds Retreat from Mons, 1st September 1914

Background imageMajor Collection: The Strongest '

The Strongest "
" The Strongest.". Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageMajor Collection: BEETHOVEN MANUSCRIPT, 1799. Copy of Ludwig van Beethovens String Quartet in F Major Op. 18 no

BEETHOVEN MANUSCRIPT, 1799. Copy of Ludwig van Beethovens String Quartet in F Major Op. 18 no. 1, with dedication to Carl Amenda in Beethovens hand, 1799

Background imageMajor Collection: 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade survivors

2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade survivors
" All that is left of them", the survivors of the original 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade which went out to France in 1914 with the original BEF (British Expeditionary Force)

Background imageMajor Collection: The Death of Major Peirson, 6 January 1781, 1783. Artist: John Singleton Copley

The Death of Major Peirson, 6 January 1781, 1783. Artist: John Singleton Copley
The Death of Major Peirson, 6 January 1781, 1783. France invaded Jersey on 5 January 1781 and, following the fall of its capital St Helier, the governor surrendered the island

Background imageMajor Collection: The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey

The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey, 11th November 1920. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time

Background imageMajor Collection: Map of Paris in 1908 with geographic and demographical data

Map of Paris in 1908 with geographic and demographical data
Map of Paris in 1908 with geographic and demographic data featured (as well as the location of all of the major sites in the city centre). Date: 1908

Background imageMajor Collection: Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin

Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin
Fake naval identity card of Major William Martin. His body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943 carrying sensitive documents

Background imageMajor Collection: Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952

Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
Participants in the Coronation Ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II. The Officers of Arms of the Heralds College (l to r): Bluemantle, J A Frere; Windsor Herald, R P Graham-Vivian; Richmond Herald

Background imageMajor Collection: Derby Day - The Olympians

Derby Day - The Olympians
Caricatures of prominent racing fans riding to Epsom in a stagecoach. From left, the Earl of Lonsdale, Lady James Douglas, Sir Edward Hulton, Lord Glaneley, Sir H. Cunliffe-Owen, Hon. G

Background imageMajor Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageMajor Collection: Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1

Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1
Major James Thomas Byford McCudden (1895-1918), officer and pilot in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. He received more medals for gallantry than any other British airman serving in

Background imageMajor Collection: Mrs Congreve, wife of a VC and mother of a VC

Mrs Congreve, wife of a VC and mother of a VC
Mrs Congreve, wife of General Sir Walter Norris Congreve, VC and mother of Major Congreve. The latter was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at at Longueval, France

Background imageMajor Collection: Tatler front cover - Mrs La Touche Congreve and baby daughte

Tatler front cover - Mrs La Touche Congreve and baby daughte
Mrs William La Touche Congreve, wife of Major William ( Billy ) La Touche Congreve V.C. pictured with her baby daughter, Mary Gloria Congreve, born 21 March 1917

Background imageMajor Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageMajor Collection: The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)

The Zulu war. Scene of the Battle of Isandula (Isandhlwana)
After the Battle of Isadhlwana. A description by Lieutenant Crealock reads, Day waned and the night hung over the hill, when we reached the last ridge, beyond which lay what had been our camp

Background imageMajor Collection: The Square and Gillespies Monument, Comber, Co Down

The Square and Gillespies Monument, Comber, Co Down
The Square and Monument to Major General Rollo Gillespie, Comber, Co Down, Northern Ireland. Date: circa 1904

Background imageMajor Collection: Picture No. 10889115

Picture No. 10889115
Greater Spotted Woodpecker - juvenile male on feeder (Dendrocopus major) Date:

Background imageMajor Collection: Major Frank Bernard Halford CBE FRAeS (1894-1955)

Major Frank Bernard Halford CBE FRAeS (1894-1955)
Major Frank Bernard Halford, CBE, FRAeS, 1894-1955, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society 1951 to 1952, in front of the prototype de Havilland Comet airliner. Date: 1955

Background imageMajor Collection: Halford, Whittle, de Havilland and Walker

Halford, Whittle, de Havilland and Walker
From left: Major Frank Halford, Sir Frank Whittle, Sir Geoffrey de Havilland and C.C. Walker in front of the first prototype de Havilland Comet airliner

Background imageMajor Collection: Bar at the Folies Bergere, 1882, the artists last major work. Oil on canvas

Bar at the Folies Bergere, 1882, the artists last major work. Oil on canvas. Edouard Manet (1832-1883) French artist, transition from Realism to Impressionism

Background imageMajor Collection: Fitzwilliam Bewicke-Copley wedding

Fitzwilliam Bewicke-Copley wedding
Scene at the wedding of Lord Fitzwilliam (Major Hubert Francis Fitzwilliam Brabazon Foljambe) to the Hon Gladys Bewicke-Copley, with an archway of swords provided by the Royal Horse Guards

Background imageMajor Collection: Yankee Stadium - New York

Yankee Stadium - New York
A view of the extreior Indiana limestone facade and main entrance of the original Yankee Stadium in The Bronx in New York City

Background imageMajor Collection: Major-General R. E. Urquhart in Arnhem; Second World War, 194

Major-General R. E. Urquhart in Arnhem; Second World War, 194
Photograph showing Major-General R.E. Urquhart, Commander of the British First Airborne Division, standing outside his headquarters near Arnhem, the Hartenstein Hotel, September 1944

Background imageMajor Collection: Aston Villa F. C in 1894

Aston Villa F. C in 1894
Team photograph of Aston Villa in First Division champions in 1894. Formed in 1874 by members of the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel in Aston, Birmingham

Background imageMajor Collection: Crimean War. The Balaklava Banquet, Survivors of the Light C

Crimean War. The Balaklava Banquet, Survivors of the Light C
Portrait engraving of the suvivors of the Charge of the Light Brigade: Major General de Salis, 8th Hussars; Lieut. Colonel Mussenden, 8th Hussars; Colonel Seager, 8th Hussars; EH Woodham

Background imageMajor Collection: Boer War: Tweebosch

Boer War: Tweebosch
TWEEBOSCH De la Reys Boers inflict a crushing defeat on Methuens force, wounding and capturing the general and scoring a major tactical victory

Background imageMajor Collection: Rail / Chat Moss / 1831

Rail / Chat Moss / 1831
LIVERPOOL - MANCHESTER RAILWAY The railway crosses the Chat Moss peat bog, a major feat of civil engineering on the part of George Stephenson

Background imageMajor Collection: Tatler First Issue 1709

Tatler First Issue 1709
THE TATLER Founded by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison was a major contributor. The Tatler was succeeded by The Spectator in 1711

Background imageMajor Collection: Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant

Major Herbert George Brackley - Superintendant
Major Herbert George Brackley, Superintendant, Imperial Airways, right, receives the Certificate of Airworthiness for Canopus from an Air Ministry Official in October 1936 prior to its leaving for

Background imageMajor Collection: TRENT LOCKS, UK. Trent Lock (otherwise Trentlock) is located south of Long Eaton

TRENT LOCKS, UK. Trent Lock (otherwise Trentlock) is located south of Long Eaton, on the borders of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom

Background imageMajor Collection: The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b / w photo)

The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b / w photo)
5998021 The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888)

Background imageMajor Collection: Majorca, Spain - Town of Soller and the Puig Major

Majorca, Spain - Town of Soller and the Puig Major
View down to the town of Soller and up to the distant form of the Puig Major, the highest peak on the Spanish island of Majorca. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageMajor Collection: Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1

Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1
Major James Thomas Byford McCudden (1895-1918), officer and pilot in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. He received more medals for gallantry than any other British airman serving in

Background imageMajor Collection: Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp

Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp
Major General HERBERT FRANCIS EATON, 3rd Baron CHEYLESMORE (1848 - 1925) British Army officer and peer

Background imageMajor Collection: Battle of Bull Run / Jahn

Battle of Bull Run / Jahn
The first of two battles of Bull Run was the first major clash of the Civil War. Both were major victories for the Confederate forces

Background imageMajor Collection: Canis Major Star Map

Canis Major Star Map
Canis Major (dog) and Lepus (hare) constellation

Background imageMajor Collection: Ursa Major Star Map

Ursa Major Star Map
The constellation of Ursa Major

Background imageMajor Collection: Covent Garden Porters

Covent Garden Porters
Covent Garden was formerly the convent garden of the abbey of Westminster : it was for many years Londons major fruit and vegetable market. Date: 1924

Background imageMajor Collection: Whittaker / Ursa Major

Whittaker / Ursa Major
Including the Ursa Major

Background imageMajor Collection: Doreen Davey with record-breaking Wye salmon 1923

Doreen Davey with record-breaking Wye salmon 1923
A woman breaks the record for Wye salmon: a 59 & a half pounder. Doreen Davey with her giant salmon landed after a two-hour struggle. Her father, Major G.W



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"Unveiling the Untold Stories: Major Hints from History" L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery: Witness the thunderous power of artillery as L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery takes center stage in a historical spectacle. 1922 British Mt Everest Expedition - Norton and Mallory: Embark on an exhilarating journey to the roof of the world with Norton and Mallory, pioneers of mountaineering who dared to conquer Mount Everest. The Royal Logistic Corps: Explore the unsung heroes behind military operations as The Royal Logistic Corps ensures seamless supply chains for troops worldwide. Map of Paris in 1908 with geographic and demographic data: Dive into a captivating time capsule revealing Paris' intricate tapestry through a meticulously detailed map enriched with geographical and demographic insights. The Strongest "Major" Players: Discover extraordinary individuals who have left an indelible mark on history, earning their title as "The Strongest" among their peers. 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade survivors: Hear tales of resilience and camaraderie from survivors of the 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade who triumphed against all odds during challenging times. The Unknown Warrior - scene at Westminster Abbey: Experience poignant moments at Westminster Abbey where homage is paid to The Unknown Warrior whose sacrifice symbolizes countless anonymous heroes lost in battle. Rail / Chat Moss / 1831: Unearth forgotten chapters in railway history as we delve into the transformative impact of Chat Moss during its construction in 1831. Major James McCudden, Royal Flying Corps, WW1: Soar through skies filled with courage alongside Major James McCudden, an esteemed aviator from World War I's renowned Royal Flying Corps. The Forth Bridge under construction, 1888 (b/w photo): Step back in time to witness engineering marvels taking shape as you gaze upon the iconic Forth Bridge during its construction in 1888.