Replica of Halve Maen
A replica of a legendary ship Halve Maen belonging to Dutch East...
Trial Notice of John Rackham, Anne Bonny and Mary Read
The November 1720 trial notice of John Rackham (aka 'Calico Jack'...
Eyes on the East: Chronicles of the Indian Ocean Spice Trade
As the 15th century ended, Europeans were still mostly in the dark...
1921 Cairo Conference
A photograph of the principal delegates at the Cairo Conference...
Barzan Palace by Gertrude Bell
A photograph by Gertrude Bell (l. 1868-1926) of the Barzan Palace...
Spiral Minaret, Abu Dulaf
A photograph by Gertrude Bell (l. 1868-1926) of a ruined spiral...