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Clive at the Siege of Arcot
Imageby Ernest Wallcousins

Clive at the Siege of Arcot

A 1913 illustration by Ernest Wallcousins showing Robert Clive at the siege of Arcot, India in 1751. Clive seized Arcot and then defended it against an army of Chandra Sahib, the nizam of Hyderabad. (Taken from Pioneers in India, by Johnston...
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Imageby Unknown Artist

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

Portrait of explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert by an unknown artist, c. 1584. Compton Castle.
Map of Newfoundland, 1570
Imageby Fernão Vaz Dourado

Map of Newfoundland, 1570

Map of Newfoundland and Labrador made by the Portuguese cartographer Fernão Vaz Dourado in 1570.
Coin of Achaeus
Imageby The Trustees of the British Museum

Coin of Achaeus

Coin of Achaeus, King of Sardis, minted in Syria, c. 215 BCE.
Charge of the French at Jemappes
Imageby Raymond Desvarreux

Charge of the French at Jemappes

The Parisian battalions and 19th Flanders regiment under General Dampierre charge the Austrian heights at the Battle of Jemappes, on 6 November 1792, during the War of the First Coalition. Painting by Raymond Desvarreux, early 20th century.
Windmill at Valmy
Imageby Ketounette

Windmill at Valmy

A reconstruction of the famous windmill the French forces gathered around at the Battle of Valmy, 20 September 1792. Photo by Ketounette, June 2020.
Portrait of the Duke of Brunswick in the 1790s
Imageby Johann Heinrich Schröder

Portrait of the Duke of Brunswick in the 1790s

Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, in the 1790s, portrait by Johann Heinrich Schröder c. 1790-95. Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum.
Paris National Guard Goes to War, September 1792
Imageby Léon Cogniet

Paris National Guard Goes to War, September 1792

Depiction of the Paris National Guard on its way to join the army, September 1792, oil on canvas by Léon Cogniet, 1836. Palace of Versailles.
Battle of Valmy
Imageby Horace Vernet

Battle of Valmy

The Battle of Valmy, 20 September 1792, oil on canvas by Horace Vernet, 1826. National Gallery, London.
Robert Clive
Imageby National Portrait Gallery

Robert Clive

A portrait by Nathanial Dance of Robert Clive (1725-1774), Governor General of Bengal and representative of the East India Company. Known as 'Clive of India' for his expansion of EIC interests in the subcontinent, the military commander and...
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