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Historical Artworks

The History department holds paintings, prints and watercolours of historical and topographical interest dating from the mid-17th century to the present day. These include portraits of local personalities and figures of note; street scenes and town views; landscapes; views of events and occasions, both actual and envisaged; and depictions of notable buildings and structures.

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Arc Welding

Arc Welding

Woman war worker at work, Arc Welding....

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a diagrammatic depiction of a parade of royalty, nobles, clergy, entertainers and others. The inscription in Fre...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a seige panorama. Note the men climbing a tree on right for a better view. The inscription in French refers to 'the...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a sea battle with a ruined town in background. The inscription in French refers to 'Deippe bombed and destroyed by ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing an allegorical scene featuring an obelisk inscribed to Nassau with various mythical and religous figures and symbol...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing William and party receiving homage from a group of men and being presented with a sword. A town burning is visible ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a battle scene. The inscription in French refers to 'Mons in Hainaut besieged by the King of France and taken 10 Ap...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting a firework display given for Their Majesties after the Reception in the Hague on the 5th February 1691. The print...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting King James departing by river barge to follow the Queen from Whitehall, taking with him 'the Crown, the Sceptre a...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite Print showing a diagrammatic depiction of the order of the Fleet. The inscription in French lists under (A) the Royal vessel, (B)...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite Print showing a mass hanging. One bound man is being dragged up a ladder, another is begging for mercy on the ground, and several...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting the Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales leaving Whitehall by boat down the Thames in December 1688. The print is b...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a dockside scene with James II coming ashore to be greeted by a monk kissing the hem of his jacket. A large crucifi...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a dockside scene with the Royal party, followed by a priest holding aloft a cross, boarding a large ship. The inscr...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Mounted Williamite Print showing the Prince clasping hands with a richly dressed Lady of Court with other courtiers looking on. The annotation reads '...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Mounted Williamite print showing the Prince on horseback in front of a column of armed soldiers, with a fleet visible in the distance. The annotation ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite printshowing a chase on horseback to capture the earl of Argyll, who 'is beaten and taken prisoner'. The earl had led an unsucces...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Mounted Wiliamite print showing a scene from the life of William III. A group of men are demolishing a wall with a stonemason working below them. To t...

Life of William III

Life of William III

Leather-backed bookcover supplied [and bound?] by Rumpus Ltd, Oxford Street, London, bearing the library plate of William Charles de Meuron, Earl Fitz...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Mounted Williamite print showing a scene of Prince William in a crowded Council Chamber. The annotation reads 'The Prince, returnes and is reinstated ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing crowds welcoming the arrival of King William at the Hague, 5th February 1691. The print is numbered '14' in pencil ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting open boats unloading supplies on a rocky shoreline amid scenes of reunion and welcome. In the centre behind, the ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting the Triumphal Arch in the Square in Hague. The print is numbered '15' in pencil and is bound in a book containing...

Off Duty

Off Duty

Watercolour...

Armoured Car Driver

Armoured Car Driver

United States armoured car driver standing beside vehicle....

American Infantry Man at Rest

American Infantry Man at Rest

Subject is wearing camouflage....

Servicewoman in Blue Uniform

Servicewoman in Blue Uniform

Watercolour, Portrait...

Marauders

Marauders

Watercolour...

Havocs

Havocs

Four bombers on Maghaberry airfield with dead trees in foreground....

Lower Peter's Hill, showing old North Street, Belfast, in the distance, about the year 1895 (1920)

Lower Peter's Hill, showing old North Street, Belfast, in the distance, about the year 1895 (1920)

noted on mount 'John Brown, Sovereign of Belfast (1799-1801) had his residence at Peter's Hill'...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting William and Mary proclaimed King and Queen in England, with heralders and an armed guard surrounding a mounted fi...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing a battle scene. The inscription in French reads 'The Town of Sligo taken by King James II'. The print is numbered '...

Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Nursing Corps, Knitting

Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Nursing Corps, Knitting

Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Nursing Corps., Knitting (untitled). Watercolour, portrait....

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