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  • Surgeon Brydon, the sole survivor of 16,000 British troops, arriving exhausted at Jalalabad in 1842. Photogravure, 1908, after a painting by Lady Butler, 1879.
  • The Sphere, with the British Army, Macedonia
  • World War II: wounded soldiers convalescing at Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent. Photograph, 194-.
  • A fat complacent Briton sits on a stool while a Zulu man writes "Despise not your enemy" on a blackboard. Wood engraving by Swain after J. Tenniel, 1879.
  • British soldiers inset above a view of the Rhine at Cologne. Photographic postcard, 1919.
  • British soldiers inset above a view of the Rhine at Cologne. Photographic postcard, 1919.
  • The Duke of Wellington and Lord Nelson standing in a room by a table; Nelson pointing at a map of Southern Europe. Mezzotint by S.W. Reynolds after J.P. Knight, ca. 1839.
  • The battle of Alexandria: Sir Ralph Abercromby (Abercrombie) is wounded in the thigh. Mezzotint by P. Dawe, 180-, after R. Pollard.
  • Chinese men and women join British army staff in an evening feast. Lithograph, ca. 1840/1850.
  • Jerry Joyce posing in drag. Process print, 191-.
  • Jerry Joyce posing in drag. Process print, 191-.
  • A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever. Coloured aquatint after A.James, 1800.
  • A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever. Coloured aquatint after A.James, 1800.
  • World War I: a soldier writing a letter home. Colour process print, ca. 1916.
  • World War I: a soldier writing a letter home. Colour process print, ca. 1916.
  • They hopped me here, they hopped me there until I felt quite balmy, they felt my pulse an' tol me to 'Cough!' an' passed me into the army / Inter-Art Co.
  • They hopped me here, they hopped me there until I felt quite balmy, they felt my pulse an' tol me to 'Cough!' an' passed me into the army / Inter-Art Co.
  • Political and social events of 1830 as predicted by Raphael; twelve months of the year on each side of the central image. Wood engraving and letterpress, 1830.
  • A re-enactment of the speech by Queen Elizabeth I at Tilbury before the Spanish Armada. Postcard, ca. 1929.
  • A re-enactment of the speech by Queen Elizabeth I at Tilbury before the Spanish Armada. Postcard, ca. 1929.
  • The battle of Gwalior: the Rani of Jhansi leads her troops. Gouache drawing, 186-(?).
  • The battle of Gwalior: the Rani of Jhansi leads her troops. Gouache drawing, 186-(?).
  • British soldiers, two in drag, pose for a group portrait, in front of a detailed backdrop. Photographic postcard, 191-.
  • British soldiers, two in drag, pose for a group portrait, in front of a detailed backdrop. Photographic postcard, 191-.
  • Battle of Omdurman, Sudan: troops are massing and engaging in battle next to the River Nile.. Chromolithograph by A. Sutherland.
  • James M'Gillivray, a man shot in the shoulder in the siege of Nijmegen (1794): the shot developed into an ulcer which was cured by John Bell. Coloured stipple etching by J. Stewart after J. Bell, ca. 1826.
  • A band of militiamen in uniform marching in a disorderly manner, headed by a drummer. Etching by M. Darly, 1777, after E. Topham.
  • Battle of Omdurman, Sudan: troops are massing and engaging in battle next to the River Nile. Chromolithograph by A. Sutherland.
  • Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery. Stipple engraving by W. Nutter, 1795, after J. Wales.
  • Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery. Stipple engraving by W. Nutter, 1795, after J. Wales.