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Vincent van Gogh: A Gallery of 30 Paintings
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

Vincent van Gogh: A Gallery of 30 Paintings

In this gallery, we showcase 30 paintings by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), the Dutch post-impressionist painter whose use of form and colour changed the world of art forever. The selection here is presented in chronological sequence to show...
Edouard Manet: A Gallery of 30 Paintings
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

Edouard Manet: A Gallery of 30 Paintings

In this gallery, we showcase 30 paintings by Edouard Manet (1832-1883), the French modernist artist who challenged the art Establishment with his choice of subjects and style. The selection here is presented in chronological sequence to show...
Paul Cézanne: A Gallery of 30 Paintings
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

Paul Cézanne: A Gallery of 30 Paintings

In this gallery, we showcase 30 paintings by Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), the French post-impressionist artist and one of the pioneers of modern art in the late 19th century. The selection here is presented in chronological sequence to show...
the History of the Ukrainian Region
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The History of the Ukrainian Region

The area of eastern Europe which is today Ukraine, particularly the northern shore of the Black Sea, has attracted many cultures and empires over the centuries. In this collection, we examine the history of that region and look at the Scythians...
9 Key Battles of the English Civil Wars
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

9 Key Battles of the English Civil Wars

There were over 600 battles and sieges in the English Civil Wars (1642-1651) between Parliament and the English monarchy. In this collection of resources, we examine nine of the most important military struggles that progressed the war, diverted...
The Real Pirates of the Caribbean
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

The real pirates of the Caribbean operated during the Golden Age of Piracy (1690-1730) terrorizing merchant ships and colonial ports to grab gold, liquor, and any cargo they fancied during their adventurous but almost always short careers...
A Gallery of Bling through the Ages
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

A Gallery of Bling through the Ages

In this gallery, we showcase 40 precious items that illustrate the love of valuable shiny things that can sparkle up our daily lives is far from being a modern phenomenon. Gold has always been valued for its gleam and incorruptibility, while...
Gallery of Elizabeth I Portraits
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

Gallery of Elizabeth I Portraits

Elizabeth I of England (r. 1558-1603) carefully controlled her image, whether it be through costume, processions, literature, coinage, or the annual festivities organised to celebrate her succession. In an age where few would ever see their...
Fayum Mummy Portraits
Image Galleryby Arienne King

Fayum Mummy Portraits

The Fayum mummy portraits were lifelike images painted on thin wooden panels and placed directly over the mummy in Roman Egypt. The vast majority of them date to the 1st and 2nd centuries CE. Hundreds of mummy portraits have been excavated...
Portugal & the Age of Exploration
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Portugal & the Age of Exploration

The Portuguese built an empire from 1420 onwards that was largely composed of trade centres dotted around the coasts of three continents. This colonial enterprise was driven by a search for African gold, Asian spices, and Christian kingdoms...
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