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"Tents: A Journey Through Time and Space" Prayer flags flutter in the wind, as colorful tents dot the landscape of Everest Base Camp in Solu Khumbu Everest Region

Background imageTents Collection: Prayer flags at Everest Base Camp, Solu Khumbu Everest Region, Sagarmatha National Park

Prayer flags at Everest Base Camp, Solu Khumbu Everest Region, Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nepal, Himalayas, Asia

Background imageTents Collection: Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert

Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Frys Cocoa Advert
Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the English naval commander and explorer. A Captain in the Royal Navy, Scott led a number of expeditions to the Antarctic

Background imageTents Collection: The Encampment of the English Forces near Portsmouth during the Battle of the Solent

The Encampment of the English Forces near Portsmouth during the Battle of the Solent
BAL331681 The Encampment of the English Forces near Portsmouth during the Battle of the Solent, 1778 (engraving) (later colouration) by Basire

Background imageTents Collection: Territorial Army Poster

Territorial Army Poster
A recruitment poster for encouraging new recruits to enlist in the British Territorial Army, stressing the camaraderie of being one of the Lads of the Village

Background imageTents Collection: Bobby Jones, golfer, in action at Lytham St Annes

Bobby Jones, golfer, in action at Lytham St Annes, watched by a large group of spectators. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTents Collection: Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers

Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Artist: Henry Bowers
Amundsens Tent at the South Pole, January 1912, (1913). Expedition leader Captain Robert F Scott (1868-1912), Dr Edward Wilson (1872-1912) and Petty Officer Edgar Evans (1876-1912)

Background imageTents Collection: Gypsy caravans and tents on Belvedere Marshes, Kent

Gypsy caravans and tents on Belvedere Marshes, Kent. 1936 Travellers Romany Gypsy Gipsy gypsies Roma. social history

Background imageTents Collection: Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier

Scott Polar Expedition 1910 - 1912 - Beardmore Glacier
Photograph taken by Captain Scott during the ill-fated polar expedition to the South Pole in 1910 - 1912, showing tents pitched on the way up the Beardmore Glacier

Background imageTents Collection: The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott

The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott
The inner tent in which Captain Scott and his two companions were discovered taken by a member of the relief party which found the tent on November 12th 1912

Background imageTents Collection: Yellow tents at Everest Base Camp, Solu Khumbu Everest Region, Sagarmatha National Park

Yellow tents at Everest Base Camp, Solu Khumbu Everest Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Himalayas, Nepal, Asia

Background imageTents Collection: After World War Two - Heathrow Airport Facilities

After World War Two - Heathrow Airport Facilities
After World War Two - The rather basic Heathrow Airport Reception and Communication Facilities. Date: 1946

Background imageTents Collection: Baldwins knitting leaflet, WW1

Baldwins knitting leaflet, WW1
Knitted Comforts for Men on Land and Sea - front cover of a booklet published by J & J Baldwin s, yarn manufacturers of Halifax

Background imageTents Collection: Glowing tents at Samogaon on the Manaslu circuit trek, Himalayas, Nepal, Asia

Glowing tents at Samogaon on the Manaslu circuit trek, Himalayas, Nepal, Asia

Background imageTents Collection: Sunset at White Rocks (Piedras Blancas) campsite at 6200m, Aconcagua 6962m

Sunset at White Rocks (Piedras Blancas) campsite at 6200m, Aconcagua 6962m, highest peak in South America, Aconcagua Provincial Park, Andes mountains, Argentina, South America

Background imageTents Collection: St Joan by Pauline Baynes

St Joan by Pauline Baynes
Joan of Arc (1412? - 1431), or Jeanne d Arc, French heroine, painted by Pauline Baynes in full armour riding a steed and carrying a standard with the fleur de lys

Background imageTents Collection: Zulu / Surrender 1879

Zulu / Surrender 1879
The end of the Zulu War - the surrender of native chiefs to Sir G. Wolseley. They sit together on the plains and hold a peace conference

Background imageTents Collection: Shahnameh. The Book of Kings. 16th c. Sohrab

Shahnameh. The Book of Kings. 16th c. Sohrab looks carefully at some of the tents in the camp. 16th c. Persian art. Safavid period. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. Chantilly

Background imageTents Collection: The Beach at Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

The Beach at Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Date: circa 1909

Background imageTents Collection: The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe

The Scout magazine front cover, Special Summer Camping Numbe
Front cover of The Scout magazine, " the only weekly official organ of the Boy Scouts" featuring a happy boy scout flying a kite while all his fellow scouts carry out the manly tasks of

Background imageTents Collection: Siege of Yorktown, 1781 (c1836). Artist: Auguste Couder

Siege of Yorktown, 1781 (c1836). Artist: Auguste Couder
Siege of Yorktown, 1781 (c1836). French General Jean de Rochambeau (1725-1807) and American General George Washington (1732-1799) giving the last orders for the attack, October 1781

Background imageTents Collection: Iran, Teheran -

Iran, Teheran - Nayrouz (The New Year Festival) - an event which was Coptic and originated in Egypt. Ignorant of the Egyptian language for the most part

Background imageTents Collection: Camp Under The Wild Range, 20 December 1911, (1913). Artist: Robert Falcon Scott

Camp Under The Wild Range, 20 December 1911, (1913). Artist: Robert Falcon Scott
Camp Under The Wild Range, 20 December 1911, (1913). Three pyramid tents camped near Beardmore Glacier and Mount Wild: two figures can be seen sketching on the sledge

Background imageTents Collection: Hadgi (Mecca pilgrims) encamped near Antioch, on the banks of the Orontes, Turkey, 1841

Hadgi (Mecca pilgrims) encamped near Antioch, on the banks of the Orontes, Turkey, 1841. Artist: Henry Adlard
Hadgi (Mecca pilgrims) encamped near Antioch, on the banks of the Orontes, Turkey, 1841. From Syria, the Holy land and Asia Minor, volume I, by John Carne, published by Fisher, Son & Co

Background imageTents Collection: A Christmas Dinner on the Heights before Sevastopol, 1855. Artist: William Simpson

A Christmas Dinner on the Heights before Sevastopol, 1855. Artist: William Simpson
A Christmas Dinner on the Heights before Sevastopol, 1855. Troops celebrating Christmas during the Crimean War. Found in the collection of the State Museum of the Defence of Sevastopol 1854-1855

Background imageTents Collection: Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan

Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan
Jhika Gali - is a town in Murree tehsil, Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located on the Rawalpindi to Murree road. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTents Collection: Jain cosmological map, 19th century

Jain cosmological map, 19th century. Titled Manusyaloka ( map of the world of man ), this artwork shows the world according to the cosmological traditions of Jainism, an ancient religion of India

Background imageTents Collection: Souvenir of Fete at Bourne End, New York Lodge, Buckinghamshire

Souvenir of Fete at Bourne End, New York Lodge, Buckinghamshire
3057572 Souvenir of Fte at Bourne End, New York Lodge, Buckinghamshire, August 1st 1908 (gouache on paper) by Woolls, Henry William (b.c.1860); 48.3x73.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTents Collection: Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds

Stationery, Charles Ware & Sons, Sails, Tents and Blinds, High Street, Hull, Yorkshire. 1939

Background imageTents Collection: Gloucester from Robinswood Hill (oil on canvas)

Gloucester from Robinswood Hill (oil on canvas)
2655640 Gloucester from Robinswood Hill (oil on canvas) by Kendall, Robert J. (d.1868) (attr. to); 59.5x75 cm; Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, Gloucestershire

Background imageTents Collection: British camp with medical dispensary, Western Front, WW1

British camp with medical dispensary, Western Front, WW1
A British camp with an open air medical dispensary on the Western Front during World War One. Date: circa 1916

Background imageTents Collection: Mesolithic man, gathering around fire in family groups and building dwellings

Mesolithic man, gathering around fire in family groups and building dwellings

Background imageTents Collection: Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities

Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities
Despite this motor age -- silhouettes of horses in sporting activities. From the top: Going to the Post for the Derby, the International Horse Show, and Royal Ascot

Background imageTents Collection: The Highway to the South - Scott expedition

The Highway to the South - Scott expedition
The magnificent entrance to the Beardmore Glacier showing the snow slope leading up to the two massive granite pillars through which Captain Scott passed with his men

Background imageTents Collection: Lapland Familes, teepees and huskies

Lapland Familes, teepees and huskies
Lyngseidet, Norway. Families of Lapps with their tents

Background imageTents Collection: Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847

Wombwells Menagerie at Windsor Castle, 1847
Engraving showing the tents of Wombwells Menagerie in the Great Quadrangle of Windsor Castle during the Windsor Michaelmas Fair, October 1847

Background imageTents Collection: On the Beach at Hornsea

On the Beach at Hornsea
View of the cliffs and beach at Hornsea in Yorkshire - a popular place for changing- tents

Background imageTents Collection: Tournament Tents (Shaw)

Tournament Tents (Shaw)
A representation of the tents at a tournament (possibly designed for Henry VIII for the Field of the Cloth of Gold)

Background imageTents Collection: Soldiers of the Tudor period

Soldiers of the Tudor period
909121 Soldiers of the Tudor period by Ricketts, Charles (1866-1931); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cassells History of England published by Cassell and Company Limited circa 1920); English

Background imageTents Collection: The soldiers of the Old Guard trained their dogs to salute the Emperor

The soldiers of the Old Guard trained their dogs to salute the Emperor, who returned their salutes, 1805 (colour litho)
3100890 The soldiers of the Old Guard trained their dogs to salute the Emperor, who returned their salutes, 1805 (colour litho) by Job, pseudonym for Onfray de Breville

Background imageTents Collection: Old English Sports and Games: Cricket, 1901 (colour litho)

Old English Sports and Games: Cricket, 1901 (colour litho)
BSA408881 Old English Sports and Games: Cricket, 1901 (colour litho) by Aldin, Cecil Charles Windsor (1870-1935); 30.5x35.6 cm; Private Collection; eThe British Sporting Art Trust; English

Background imageTents Collection: Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion, 1845-46. Creator: Tara

Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion, 1845-46. Creator: Tara
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion, 1845-46

Background imageTents Collection: Mandan Indians, with Medicine Man in Bear Skin, c1875

Mandan Indians, with Medicine Man in Bear Skin, c1875. The Mandan traditionally lived along the banks of the Missouri River and two of its tributaries, the Heart and the Knife

Background imageTents Collection: Captain H H Berners, Irish Guards

Captain H H Berners, Irish Guards
Captain Hamilton Hugh Berners, Irish Guards, seen here on horseback at the Officer Training Corps, Mytchett, Surrey. Date: circa 1913

Background imageTents Collection: A Muhunt and Gosaeens, from A Mahratta Camp, 5th April 1813 (colour engraving)

A Muhunt and Gosaeens, from A Mahratta Camp, 5th April 1813 (colour engraving)
XCF273122 A Muhunt and Gosaeens, from A Mahratta Camp, 5th April 1813 (colour engraving) by Atkinson, John Augustus (1775-1831) (after); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageTents Collection: Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance

Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance. Temporary (!) Camp for His Highness The Nawab of the Gods Granted Kingdom of Bahawalpur

Background imageTents Collection: Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London

Jubilee in St Jamess Park, London
Jubilee event to celebrate peace, held in St Jamess Park, London, showing the Chinese Bridge, Pagoda and refreshment tents with the flags of various nations

Background imageTents Collection: Camp Site 1930S

Camp Site 1930S
A popular British camp site, full of tents. Note the luxury caravan and attached tent in the foreground! Date: 1930s



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"Tents: A Journey Through Time and Space" Prayer flags flutter in the wind, as colorful tents dot the landscape of Everest Base Camp in Solu Khumbu Everest Region, nestled within the majestic Himalayas of Nepal. Captain Robert Falcon Scott finds solace amidst his expedition to the South Pole, seeking warmth and comfort inside a humble tent adorned with Frys Cocoa Advert. In January 1912, artist Henry Bowers captures Amundsen's Tent at the South Pole, a symbol of triumph and exploration during an era when mankind pushed boundaries beyond imagination. The Territorial Army Poster proudly displays soldiers standing tall beside their trusty tents, ready to defend their nation with unwavering determination. Along the treacherous Beardmore Glacier lies evidence of bravery and sacrifice from Scott Polar Expedition 1910-1912 - remnants that witnessed both triumphs and heart-wrenching losses. The Last Resting Place of Captain Scott stands as a poignant reminder of his final journey; where once stood proud tents now remains a memorial honoring his courage and resilience. Amidst Belvedere Marshes in Kent, gypsy caravans stand alongside traditional tents - symbols of nomadic freedom and cultural diversity that have graced these lands for generations. Glowing like beacons against the night sky, vibrant yellow tents illuminate Everest Base Camp in Sagarmatha National Park - testament to human endurance amidst nature's grandeur. From Zulu warriors surrendering under makeshift shelters in 1879 to Baldwins knitting leaflet providing comfort during WW1 - throughout history, they have been sanctuaries amid chaos and conflict. After World War Two at Heathrow Airport Facilities, temporary campsites transformed into bustling hubs where weary travelers found respite under canvas roofs before embarking on new adventures. In every corner of our world, they have woven themselves into the fabric of human existence.