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Monitor Collection

"Capturing History: The Monitor's Legacy and Beyond" In the annals of naval warfare

Background imageMonitor Collection: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia ironclad naval battle

USS Monitor and CSS Virginia ironclad naval battle
Terrific Engagement Between the USS Monitor with 2 Guns, and the CSS Virginia (aka Merrimac) with 10 Guns, in Hampton Roads, March 9th 1862. The First Fight between Ironclad ships of War

Background imageMonitor Collection: IBM 5110 and Omnibot 2000 robot

IBM 5110 and Omnibot 2000 robot, holding a packet of crisps, on display at the Computer History Museum, USA. The IBM (International Business Machines) 5110 was released in 1975 for $14, 000

Background imageMonitor Collection: GLC-LFB Fire boat - Fire Hawk

GLC-LFB Fire boat - Fire Hawk
Entering service in February 1976, the Fire Hawk was built by Watercraft of Shoreham at a cost of £ 60, 000. Measuring 45 feet in length, 13.5 inch beam and with a 3.5 foot draft

Background imageMonitor Collection: Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat. Conceptual image of a chest X-ray overlaid with an electrocardiogram (heart monitor) trace showing extrasystole

Background imageMonitor Collection: Sand monitor lizard (Varanus gouldii) at dawn in mallee habitat

Sand monitor lizard (Varanus gouldii) at dawn in mallee habitat
monitor, goanna, habitat, mallee, fauna, creature, outdoor, predator, be, Lizards, 1192218127

Background imageMonitor Collection: Miles Monitor -another, even more expensive dedicted ta

Miles Monitor -another, even more expensive dedicted target tug from the Miles stable

Background imageMonitor Collection: Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino
circa 1924: Rudolph Valentino (1895 - 1926) the screen name of Rodolpho d Antonguolla, the Italian-American leading man and great romantic idol. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageMonitor Collection: GLC-LFB Foam Tender

GLC-LFB Foam Tender
A foam tender, with a fixed monitor, attached to East Ham fire station in East London

Background imageMonitor Collection: British monitor HMS Terror, WW1

British monitor HMS Terror, WW1
HMS Terror, a British Erebus-class monitor (small warship), seen here during the First World War. Launched 1916, served during the First and Second World Wars, damaged and sunk off Damah, Libya

Background imageMonitor Collection: Xerox Alto computer

Xerox Alto computer, at the Computer History Museum, USA. Developed by Xerox in 1972 as a research computer, they cost $32, 000 each. Its monitor was designed to display a whole page of text

Background imageMonitor Collection: NFS-London Region 100ft turntable with pump, WW2

NFS-London Region 100ft turntable with pump, WW2
A Merryweather turntable ladder fitted with an integral fire pump that feeds the monitor at the head of the ladder and therefore does not require a separate pumping appliance to feed it

Background imageMonitor Collection: Group photo, crew of HMS Marshal Ney

Group photo, crew of HMS Marshal Ney
A large group photo, officers and crew of the Monitor ship HMS Marshal Ney. Date: circa 1915

Background imageMonitor Collection: Backlit Beauties

Backlit Beauties
Three nude ladies behind a backlit screen, circa 1930. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageMonitor Collection: Ulysses S. Grant - US President and Military Commander

Ulysses S. Grant - US President and Military Commander
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) - 18th president of the United States (18691877) following his success as military commander in the American Civil War. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMonitor Collection: Picture No. 10895731

Picture No. 10895731
Savannah Monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) Date:

Background imageMonitor Collection: Monitor / Merrimac / Card

Monitor / Merrimac / Card
The Battle of Hampton Roads. The Confederates armoured frigate Merrimac destroyed many Federal vessels, but retreated following action with Monitor, a turret ship

Background imageMonitor Collection: Extinct Nothosaurus, mid-Triassic period

Extinct Nothosaurus, mid-Triassic period
Nothosaurus, extinct genus of sauropterygian reptile from the shell-bearing limestone seas, mid-Triassic period. Illustration from Wilhelm Bolsches Das Leben der Urwelt, Prehistoric Life

Background imageMonitor Collection: Monitor lizard, Varanus species

Monitor lizard, Varanus species. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andreas Hoffer after an illustration by Johann Christoph Keller from Georg Wolfgang Knorrs Deliciae Naturae Selectae of Kabinet

Background imageMonitor Collection: Screenshot of a boiler control system

Screenshot of a boiler control system used at Fawley power station, Hampshire, UK. Each boiler (as seen here) is powered by heavy fuel oil

Background imageMonitor Collection: Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence. Conceptual computer artwork of a brain inside a computer, representing intelligent computers. The monitor screen shows a human eye

Background imageMonitor Collection: Technophobia, conceptual artwork

Technophobia, conceptual artwork
Technophobia, conceptual computer artwork

Background imageMonitor Collection: Soviet satellite monitoring, 1958

Soviet satellite monitoring, 1958
Soviet satellite monitoring. Telescopes being used, in 1958, by Soviet astronomers, to monitor a satellite as it passes overhead

Background imageMonitor Collection: Formula One World Championship

Formula One World Championship
Damon Hill studies the qualifying times. Belgian Grand Prix, Spa, 29 August 1993

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1987 Hungarian GP

1987 Hungarian GP
HUNGARORING, HUNGARY - AUGUST 09: Michele Alboreto, Ferrari F1-87, watches a timing screen during the Hungarian GP at Hungaroring on August 09, 1987 in Hungaroring, Hungary

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1999 Malaysian GP

1999 Malaysian GP
SEPANG INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT, MALAYSIA - OCTOBER 17: Luca Badoer sits in his Minardi M01 Ford and studies the monitor during the Malaysian GP at Sepang International Circuit on October 17

Background imageMonitor Collection: Formula One World Championship

Formula One World Championship
Frank Williams(GBR) Williams Team Boss, left, watches the qualifying times with David Brown, centre, and Alain Prost. Australian Grand Prix, Adelaide, 7 November 1993

Background imageMonitor Collection: American Civil War, battle of ironclads

American Civil War, battle of ironclads
2603973 American Civil War, battle of ironclads; (add.info.: American Civil War: Engagement between the Confederate ironclad Merrimac (also called Virginia')

Background imageMonitor Collection: The bombardment of Belgrade, Serbia, by an Austrian Monitor during World War One

The bombardment of Belgrade, Serbia, by an Austrian Monitor during World War One, from The History of the Great War
3502822 The bombardment of Belgrade, Serbia, by an Austrian Monitor during World War One, from The History of the Great War, pub.c

Background imageMonitor Collection: Her Asymmetries

Her Asymmetries
Frank Moth

Background imageMonitor Collection: American Civil War, battle of ironclads

American Civil War, battle of ironclads
2603974 American Civil War, battle of ironclads; (add.info.: American Civil War: Engagement between the Confederate ironclad Merrimac (also called Virginia')

Background imageMonitor Collection: Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho)

Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho)
3084443 Page from Useful Artistic Furniture, c.1900 (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); 23.8x35 cm; The Geffrye Museum of the Home, London, UK; (add.info.: Useful Artistic Furniture)

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1989 Spanish GP

1989 Spanish GP
CIRCUITO DE JEREZ, SPAIN - OCTOBER 01: Honda telemetry and data engineers in the pits during the Spanish GP at Circuito de Jerez on October 01, 1989 in Circuito de Jerez, Spain

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1989 Australian GP

1989 Australian GP
ADELAIDE STREET CIRCUIT, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 05: J J Lehto in the pits during the Australian GP at Adelaide Street Circuit on November 05, 1989 in Adelaide Street Circuit, Australia

Background imageMonitor Collection: The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River, engaging the Federal monitors - by our special artist, 1864

Background imageMonitor Collection: Water Monitor

Water Monitor
Alessandro Catta

Background imageMonitor Collection: Bunny

Bunny
Pasquale Guerra

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1988 Belgian GP

1988 Belgian GP
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 28: Jo Ramirez oversees as a mechanic refuels Alain Prost's McLaren MP4-4 Honda during the Belgian GP at Spa-Francorchamps on August 28

Background imageMonitor Collection: U.S.S. Miantonomoh, mounting 10 inch guns, between 1891 and 1901. Creator: Edward H Hart

U.S.S. Miantonomoh, mounting 10 inch guns, between 1891 and 1901. Creator: Edward H Hart
U.S.S. Miantonomoh, mounting 10 inch guns, between 1891 and 1901

Background imageMonitor Collection: U.S.S. Nahant, ship's company, 1898. Creator: Edward H Hart

U.S.S. Nahant, ship's company, 1898. Creator: Edward H Hart
U.S.S. Nahant, ship's company, 1898

Background imageMonitor Collection: U.S.S. Nahant, captain and officers, 1898, 1898. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Nahant, captain and officers, 1898, 1898. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Nahant, captain and officers, 1898, 1898

Background imageMonitor Collection: U.S.S. Miantonomoh, Capt. Montgomery Sicard and officers, between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Miantonomoh, Capt. Montgomery Sicard and officers, between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Miantonomoh, Capt. Montgomery Sicard and officers, between 1890 and 1901

Background imageMonitor Collection: Formula One World Championship

Formula One World Championship
Ivan Capelli (ITA) Formula One World Championship 1989

Background imageMonitor Collection: 1987 Spanish GP

1987 Spanish GP
CIRCUITO DE JEREZ, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 27: Teo Fabi, Benetton B187 Ford, in the pits during the Spanish GP at Circuito de Jerez on September 27, 1987 in Circuito de Jerez, Spain. (Photo by LAT Images)

Background imageMonitor Collection: Birth of a baby, Rochford General Hospital, Essex

Birth of a baby, Rochford General Hospital, Essex
Birth of a baby at Rochford General Hospital, Essex. When Janet Gisby was admitted, the chances were high that, after two miscarriages, she would lose her baby

Background imageMonitor Collection: Crocodile monitor (Varanus salvadorii) close up eye, captive, occurs in New Guinea

Crocodile monitor (Varanus salvadorii) close up eye, captive, occurs in New Guinea

Background imageMonitor Collection: Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) on shore with saliva dripping from mouth, Rinca Island

Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) on shore with saliva dripping from mouth, Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Background imageMonitor Collection: Water monitor (Varanus salvator), portrait, flicking tongue, Thailand

Water monitor (Varanus salvator), portrait, flicking tongue, Thailand

Background imageMonitor Collection: Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) in habitat, Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) in habitat, Komodo National Park, Indonesia



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"Capturing History: The Monitor's Legacy and Beyond" In the annals of naval warfare, one cannot overlook the epic clash between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia ironclad ships. A battle that forever changed maritime warfare, these formidable vessels left an indelible mark on history. Meanwhile, on land, a different kind was making waves - the GLC-LFB Fire boat known as Fire Hawk. With its powerful water cannons and fearless crew, it fought valiantly against raging infernos, protecting lives and property. Innovation continued to thrive with advancements like the IBM 5110 computer and Omnibot 2000 robot. These cutting-edge monitors revolutionized industries by streamlining processes and increasing efficiency. However, not all monitors were man-made marvels. Some took shape in nature itself; take for instance the sand monitor lizard at dawn in its mallee habitat. Its sleek silhouette against the rising sun epitomizes beauty in simplicity. Speaking of beauty, Rudolph Valentino captivated audiences with his magnetic presence on-screen - a true monitor of charisma who stole hearts worldwide. Back to firefighting prowess, another hero emerged - the GLC-LFB Foam Tender aptly named Backlit Beauties. This specialized vehicle illuminated scenes with its powerful lights while dousing flames with foam extinguishers. Monitors also found their place in niche markets like photography where Miles Monitor stood tall as an expensive dedicated camera lens capturing every detail flawlessly. Shifting gears to military camaraderie captured through lenses; a group photo immortalized HMS Marshal Ney's crew united under a common purpose - serving their nation proudly. Even Ulysses S. Grant himself could be considered a monitor of sorts – both as US President and Military Commander during tumultuous times when leadership was crucial for progress and unity. Lastly but certainly not least is Picture No.