Saint Helena (dependent state)
Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:
200 x 137 mm. General view of the single storey house occupied by Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile and imprisonment on Saint Helena from 1815 until his death in 1821.
139 x 204 mm. View from the hillside above looking down on the grove containing the railings and slab which mark the site of Napoleon's tomb. The body was exhumed and returned to France in 1840.
139 x 211 mm. Showing the tombstone, surrounded by metal railings, in Sane Valley (also known as Geranium Valley) where there was a spring from which Napoleon ordered his drinking water to be collected. Hiscorpse was placed in four coffins, one of tin, one of mahogany, one of lead and another of mahogany with the result that when the body was removed for reburial in France in 1840 it was in almost perfect condition.
204 x 132 mm. View looking towards Oakbank, formerly the episcopal residence, with the hills of the Central Ridges beyond. Oakbank is one of the two oldest houses in Saint Helena.
Five loose colour photographs of Sir John Spry travelling by ship to Saint Helena, measuring approximately 155 x 112 mm.
Engravings and watercolours dating mainly from the early nineteenth century, many of which relate to the period of Napoleon's detention on St Helena (1815-1821). There are a number of pieces by George Hutchins Bellasis (1778-1822), who spent eight months on St Helena, 1804-1805, and revisited the island in 1812. The collection includes five coloured engravings and a watercolour sketch of Ascension Island, which was a dependency of St Helena from 1922.
Maddocks has written many articles on postal history, the majority reflecting his primary interest in the history of the Cameroons, particularly during the colonial period. He is the author of a monograph examining postal arrangements during the conquest of German Kamerun by the British and French during the First World War. His works also cover Nigeria, West Africa, Gambia, Zambia, German East and South West Africa, Togo, Ascension, St. Helena, Papua New Guinea, Jamaica and Barbados.
Papers and photographs relating to Sir John Spry's legal service in Saint Helena and the British Antarctic Territory.
An undated pencil sketch of 'the tomb of the Honourable James Ruthven Elphinstone (taken on the spot). St. Helena, 10th Febry 1840', 8½'' x 6''.
A watercolour sketch by Emeric Essex Vidal, 310 x 110 mm.
Reproductions of original artwork by Frome
Published by W. Lewis, London, 1817.
Corrected draft copy of the rules and related legal forms, with an incomplete copy of the Saint Helena Supreme Court Rules (circa 70 sheets).
205 x 144 mm. View looking along the rocky coastline of Saint Helena.
An undated, framed, coloured engraving depicting Georgetown and Cross Hill, 280 x 253 mm.
205 x 142 mm. View looking across the mountainous area of Sandy Bay in the southern part of the island, with an unidentified house standing on a promontory above a valley in the foreground.
205 x 141 mm. View looking along a valley towards mountains in the Sandy Bay area of Saint Helena.
An albumen print, mounted on card, measuring 206 x 138 mm, captioned 'St Helena' on the mount. The view looks down from the steep hillside at the summit on which the barracks were built, and shows the buildings lining Main Street which leads into the Grand Parade. At the edge of the Parade is St James' Church, with the Castle on the further side. The Esplanade, with the Harbour beyond, is at the left of the print.
A collection of loose blue-toned collodio-chloride prints measuring approximately 205 x 145 mm, with pencilled captions on the reverse.
Two pen and wash pictures, 'From the present Church-yard St. Helena Apl. 1849', 9½'' x 5¾'', and 'From the proposed Glebe St. Helena Apl. 1849', 9½'' x 7¼''.
197 x 149 mm. With terns.
100 x 150 mm. With terns.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.