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"The Power of Words: The Cossacks' Unyielding Reply to the Sultan" In this captivating artwork, "The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan, " created by Il ya Repin in 1890

Background imageReply Collection: The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan (Zaporozhtsy), c1890, (1939). Creator: Il ya Repin

The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan (Zaporozhtsy), c1890, (1939). Creator: Il ya Repin
The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan (Zaporozhtsy), c1890, (1939). Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Turkey, also known as Cossacks of Saporog Are Drafting a Manifesto

Background imageReply Collection: Wind Willows / Onion Sauce

Wind Willows / Onion Sauce
" Onion sauce! Onion sauce! he (the Mole), remarked jeeringly, & was gone before they could think of a reply." Date: First published: 1908

Background imageReply Collection: Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire, 1880-91

Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire, 1880-91. Oil on canvas. Ilya Repin (1844-1930) Russian artist

Background imageReply Collection: Detail of the Zaporozhets writing a letter to the Turkish Sultan, 1880-1890, (1965)

Detail of the Zaporozhets writing a letter to the Turkish Sultan, 1880-1890, (1965). Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of Turkey

Background imageReply Collection: The answer, c.1879. Creator: Kate Bisschop-Swift

The answer, c.1879. Creator: Kate Bisschop-Swift
The answer, c.1879

Background imageReply Collection: Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, Samuel Cody Archive

Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, Samuel Cody Archive
EARLY AVIATION PIONEERS - THE SAMUEL CODY ARCHIVE: The Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy, 1912, by Mappin and Webb, hallmarked London 1912, with fine model of Cody?s Flyer, Type No

Background imageReply Collection: French and German caricature soldiers face off

French and German caricature soldiers face off
The splendidly drawn uniformed figures are divided by the German's boast of the strength of his armed forces and the Frenchman's literally translated reply So what? Clear off'

Background imageReply Collection: Ulysses killing the Suitors (engraving)

Ulysses killing the Suitors (engraving)
973727 Ulysses killing the Suitors (engraving) by Flaxman, John (1755-1826) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ulysses killing the Suitors)

Background imageReply Collection: Job reproveth his wife, Job II, ver 10 (engraving)

Job reproveth his wife, Job II, ver 10 (engraving)
6021695 Job reproveth his wife, Job II, ver 10 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Job reproveth his wife, Job II, ver 10)

Background imageReply Collection: She put her pure bright lips, half smiling, half prone to reply to tears, against my forehead

She put her pure bright lips, half smiling, half prone to reply to tears, against my forehead, lined with trouble
973853 She put her pure bright lips, half smiling, half prone to reply to tears, against my forehead, lined with trouble, doubt and eager longing (colour litho) by Millar

Background imageReply Collection: The Visit of the Queen to Liverpool (engraving)

The Visit of the Queen to Liverpool (engraving)
1062041 The Visit of the Queen to Liverpool (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Visit of the Queen to Liverpool)

Background imageReply Collection: The Home Rule Debate in the House of Commons (engraving)

The Home Rule Debate in the House of Commons (engraving)
1062085 The Home Rule Debate in the House of Commons (engraving) by Renouard, Charles Paul (1845-1924) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Home Rule Debate in the House of Commons)

Background imageReply Collection: Small circular gift tag - original artwork - RSVP

Small circular gift tag - original artwork - RSVP - Inkpot and feather pen. Date: circa 1937

Background imageReply Collection: Dreams, by Jerome K Jerome (colour litho)

Dreams, by Jerome K Jerome (colour litho)
1602839 Dreams, by Jerome K Jerome (colour litho) by Forestier, Amedee (1854-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dreams, by Jerome K Jerome)

Background imageReply Collection: Royal Visit to Saltaire (engraving)

Royal Visit to Saltaire (engraving)
1594859 Royal Visit to Saltaire (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Royal Visit to Saltaire. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 14 May 1887)

Background imageReply Collection: Curiosity, c. 1660-62 (oil on canvas)

Curiosity, c. 1660-62 (oil on canvas)
3492997 Curiosity, c.1660-62 (oil on canvas) by Borch or Terborch, Gerard ter (1617-81); 76.2x62.2 cm; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; Dutch, out of copyright

Background imageReply Collection: A Momentous Decision, Shere Ali dictating his Reply to the British Viceroy (engraving)

A Momentous Decision, Shere Ali dictating his Reply to the British Viceroy (engraving)
1059964 A Momentous Decision, Shere Ali dictating his Reply to the British Viceroy (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A Momentous Decision)

Background imageReply Collection: Komachi Replying To An Ode To The Emperor (colour woodblock print)

Komachi Replying To An Ode To The Emperor (colour woodblock print)
425513 Komachi Replying To An Ode To The Emperor (colour woodblock print) by Kogyo, Tsukioka (1869-1927); 37.8x25.6 cm; Arthur M

Background imageReply Collection: Sir Redvers Bullers Reply to his Critics, the General and Sir Howard Vincent at the Luncheon to

Sir Redvers Bullers Reply to his Critics, the General and Sir Howard Vincent at the Luncheon to Queens Winchester Rifle
1628452 Sir Redvers Bullers Reply to his Critics, the General and Sir Howard Vincent at the Luncheon to Queens Winchester Rifle Volunteers, 10 October (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageReply Collection: Detail from the painting The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmet IV

Detail from the painting The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmet IV, 1891 (colour litho)
5234062 Detail from the painting The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmet IV, 1891 (colour litho) by Repin, Ilya Efimovich (1844-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageReply Collection: The Delights of the Captive Balloon, a Reply to a Recent Suggestion (engraving)

The Delights of the Captive Balloon, a Reply to a Recent Suggestion (engraving)
1040465 The Delights of the Captive Balloon, a Reply to a Recent Suggestion (engraving) by Ralston, William (1848-1911) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Delights of the Captive Balloon)

Background imageReply Collection: The Movers of the Address in the Lords and Commons (engraving)

The Movers of the Address in the Lords and Commons (engraving)
1612739 The Movers of the Address in the Lords and Commons (engraving) by Wilson, Thomas Harrington (fl.1842-86) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageReply Collection: A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b / w photo)

A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b / w photo)
1628622 A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageReply Collection: A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b / w photo)

A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b / w photo)
1628623 A Reply to Allegations of British Inhumanity to Boer Prisoners, the Bermuda Camps (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageReply Collection: Oxford Sketches, 'We pause for a Reply'(engraving)

Oxford Sketches, "We pause for a Reply"(engraving)
1057463 Oxford Sketches, " We pause for a Reply" (engraving) by Hall, Sydney Prior (1842-1922) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Oxford Sketches, " We pause for a Reply")

Background imageReply Collection: The Duke and Duchess of York at Birmingham (litho)

The Duke and Duchess of York at Birmingham (litho)
1107623 The Duke and Duchess of York at Birmingham (litho) by Holland Tringham, Joseph (1861-1908); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Duke and Duchess of York at Birmingham)

Background imageReply Collection: The World Went Very Well Then, by Walter Besant (engraving)

The World Went Very Well Then, by Walter Besant (engraving)
1624675 The World Went Very Well Then, by Walter Besant (engraving) by Forestier, Amedee (1854-1930) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The World Went Very Well Then, by Walter Besant)

Background imageReply Collection: The Opening of Parliament, Movers and Seconders of the Address in Reply to the Speech from

The Opening of Parliament, Movers and Seconders of the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (b / w photo)
1615186 The Opening of Parliament, Movers and Seconders of the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageReply Collection: Eastern Proverb: The reply to a Turkish question should be in Turkish (colour litho)

Eastern Proverb: The reply to a Turkish question should be in Turkish (colour litho)
5205391 Eastern Proverb: The reply to a Turkish question should be in Turkish (colour litho) by Bull, Rene (1872-1942); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageReply Collection: The Sale of the 'Rattletrap s'Mess Kit (engraving)

The Sale of the "Rattletrap s"Mess Kit (engraving)
1048017 The Sale of the " Rattletrap s" Mess Kit (engraving) by Boyd, Alexander Stuart (1854-1930); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Sale of the " Rattletrap s" Mess Kit)

Background imageReply Collection: Waiting for an Answer (oil on panel)

Waiting for an Answer (oil on panel)
BOU202935 Waiting for an Answer (oil on panel) by Kilburne, George Goodwin (1839-1924); Private Collection; Bourne Gallery, Reigate, Surrey; English, out of copyright

Background imageReply Collection: Character Sketches in the House of Commons during the Debate on the Vote of Censure (engraving)

Character Sketches in the House of Commons during the Debate on the Vote of Censure (engraving)
1061471 Character Sketches in the House of Commons during the Debate on the Vote of Censure (engraving) by Hall, Sydney Prior (1842-1922) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageReply Collection: The Opening of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition by the Queen

The Opening of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition by the Queen, Her Majesty reading the Reply to the Prince of Waless
1061999 The Opening of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition by the Queen, Her Majesty reading the Reply to the Prince of Waless Address in the Albert Hall (engraving) by English School

Background imageReply Collection: The Cheeky Greengrocers reply

The Cheeky Greengrocers reply: " Have you anything in the shape of a cucumber?" " Yes Miss, a Banana - How will that suit?" Date: 1919

Background imageReply Collection: The Observation Post No reply, Sir - line cut again

The Observation Post No reply, Sir - line cut again
The Observation Post. No reply, Sir - line cut again. Captain Gilbert Holiday, Royal Field Artillery (1879-1937). Holidays Early Life Was Spent In St

Background imageReply Collection: Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV

Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire, also known as Cossacks of Saporog Are Drafting a Manifesto, oil on canvas (1891) by Ilya Repin

Background imageReply Collection: Illustration for Story Taras Bulba by N. Gogol

Illustration for Story Taras Bulba by N. Gogol. Found in the Collection of State Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Background imageReply Collection: Fight between Dnieper Cossacks and Tatars, 1892. Artist: Vasilkovsky, Sergei Ivanovich (1854-1917)

Fight between Dnieper Cossacks and Tatars, 1892. Artist: Vasilkovsky, Sergei Ivanovich (1854-1917)
Fight between Dnieper Cossacks and Tatars, 1892. Found in the collection of the Regional Art Museum, Arkhangelsk

Background imageReply Collection: Picket On The Danube, 1878-1879. Artist: Vereshchagin, Vasili Vasilyevich (1842-1904)

Picket On The Danube, 1878-1879. Artist: Vereshchagin, Vasili Vasilyevich (1842-1904)
Picket On The Danube, 1878-1879. Found in the collection of the Museum of Russian Art, Kiev

Background imageReply Collection: Cossacks in the Steppe, 1900s. Artist: Vasilkovsky, Sergei Ivanovich (1854-1917)

Cossacks in the Steppe, 1900s. Artist: Vasilkovsky, Sergei Ivanovich (1854-1917)
Cossacks in the Steppe, 1900s. Found in the collection of the Regional Art Museum, Kherson

Background imageReply Collection: Turk and Cossack, 1809. Artist: Vernet, Horace (1789-1863)

Turk and Cossack, 1809. Artist: Vernet, Horace (1789-1863)
Turk and Cossack, 1809. Found in the collection of the State Museum Arkhangelskoye Estate, Moscow

Background imageReply Collection: Taras Bulba (Illustration for Story by N. Gogol), 1890s. Artist: Zichy, Mihaly (1827-1906)

Taras Bulba (Illustration for Story by N. Gogol), 1890s. Artist: Zichy, Mihaly (1827-1906)
Taras Bulba (Illustration for Story by N. Gogol), 1890s. Found in the collection of the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

Background imageReply Collection: Where Irish sang Rule, Britannia in reply to Germans

Where Irish sang Rule, Britannia in reply to Germans. Representatives of real Irish patriotism: Irish troops at the front, bombing an enemy sap

Background imageReply Collection: William Beckford - 6

William Beckford - 6
WILLIAM BECKFORD - Alderman of the City of London, twice Lord Mayor, making his outspoken reply to George III in defence of liberty, 23 May 1770. Date: 1709 - 1770

Background imageReply Collection: Awaiting Reply ca 1866 Oil canvas 23 1 / 4 x 33 1 / 2

Awaiting Reply ca 1866 Oil canvas 23 1 / 4 x 33 1 / 2
Artokoloro

Background imageReply Collection: Young Lady Reply Captain Letter ca 1636 Etching

Young Lady Reply Captain Letter ca 1636 Etching
Artokoloro

Background imageReply Collection: Woman Writing a Letter (oil on canvas) (detail of 197807)

Woman Writing a Letter (oil on canvas) (detail of 197807)
XIR377106 Woman Writing a Letter (oil on canvas) (detail of 197807) by Duval-Lecamus, Pierre (1790-1854); Musee d Art Thomas Henry, Cherbourg, France; (add.info.: Femme en Train d Ecrire; ); French



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"The Power of Words: The Cossacks' Unyielding Reply to the Sultan" In this captivating artwork, "The Cossacks Reply to the Sultan, " created by Il ya Repin in 1890, we witness a powerful moment frozen in time. The Zaporozhtsy, fierce and defiant Cossack warriors, are seen composing a letter addressed to the Turkish Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire. Their words carry weight and determination as they respond to an unknown provocation. Repin's attention to detail is evident in his later work from 1965, where he zooms in on one particular scene – "Detail of the Zaporozhets writing a letter. " Here, we can almost feel their passion emanating through their expressions and body language, and is as if each stroke of their quills holds centuries of resilience against oppression. This historical event has left its mark beyond artistry. In 1880-91, during these turbulent times, even Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy was awarded for exceptional achievements like Samuel Cody's pioneering contributions. A testament that progress does not halt amidst conflicts. However, not all replies come with such valorous intent. As depicted in another piece titled "French and German caricature soldiers face off, " humor intertwines with tension on opposing sides during war periods. These satirical portrayals remind us that sometimes laughter can be used as a weapon too. Yet there are instances when silence speaks louder than any reply ever could. In "The Observation Post No reply Sir - line cut again, " an eerie atmosphere surrounds us as communication lines falter amidst chaos and uncertainty. This image serves as a reminder that sometimes words fail us when confronted with overwhelming circumstances. Returning once more to Samuel Cody's triumphs captured within Shell Motor Spirit Silver Trophy archives; it reminds us that success often comes after perseverance despite adversity—a fitting parallel to both artistic expression and human resilience alike.