Industrial and Imperial Era


Aceh, Sumatra
1. Courtesy of the Embassy of Indonesia, Prague
2. Courtesy of Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO
3. Courtesy of Hang Li Po

Act to End the Slave Trade, 1807
1 and 2. © Hull City Museums and Art Galleries/Bridgeman Art Gallery

1. Port of Adelaide from South Australia, by George French Angas, 1847
2. Courtesy of Shane Michael
3. Courtesy of History Trust of South Australia, Government of South Australia

Alfred Russel Wallace
1. Courtesy of James Mallet, University College London
2. © Harper L. Brothers, New York
3. Courtesy of Eco Lodges Indonesia, Satwa Sumatra Eco Elephant Lodges
4. © Natural History Museum, London

Alice Springs Telegraph Station
1. © Chris Smith
2. Public domain

Source Unknown

Batavia (Jakarta)
1. Courtesy of Krul Antiquarian Books, the Netherlands
2. Courtesy Leo Haks, Indonesian Art & Photography

Bombay (Mumbai)
1. © Oriental and India Office Collection. British Library.
2. Courtesy of Frances Pritchett, Columbia University

Bullet Casings and the Sepoy Mutiny, 1857
1. Courtesy of BBC, London
2. Public domain

1. © Center for Study of the Life and Work of William Carey, D.D. (1761-1834), University of William Carey
2. © Smithsonian Institute, Freer Sackler Gallery of Art
3. © Center for Study of the Life and Work of William Carey, D.D. (1761-1834), University of William Carey

Cashmere (Kashmir) Shawls
1. Courtesy of the Republic of Pemberley
2. © The Textile Museum, Washington, DC

Clipper Ship Race of 1866
1. © Wendy Bumgardner, 2005
2. Courtesy of Peter A. Mello

Commercial Whaling
1. © The Trustees of the British Museum
2. © International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

Coolies (Indian Indentured Servants)
1. Public domain
2. Courtesy of Aditya Khosla, Victoria Junior College, Singapore
3. Public domain

Copal Resin for Varnish
1. © l’art et l’automobile, Harper, TX
2. Courtesy of Mila Zinkova
3. Public domain

Cotton Calico, Machine Made Prints
1. © Calico Textile Museum, Sarabhai Foundation, India
2. Courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village Museum
3. U.S. Library of Congress, Public Domain

Cotton Spinning Frame
1-2. ©Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

Denim Jeans
1. © Lynn Downey, Levi Strauss & Co. Historian
2. Public domain

Diary of Queen Victoria, November 24, 1875

East African Railway
1. © Graeme Wall
2. © Kenya Railway Corp., Nairobi
3. © Graeme Wall

Ebony and Teakwood
1. © Antigone Clarke and Joseph O’Kelly
2. Courtesy of Asian Antiques & Arts Gallery, Thailand

European Discovery of the Source of the Nile River
1. © NASA
2. © Bodleian Library, Oxford, UK. Courtesy of Henry Davis
3. Illustration from the French version Comment j'ai retrouvé Livingstone. Paris : Hachette, 1876. Courtesy of
University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library Special Collections.

First European Contact with Papua New Guinea
1. © National Geographic
2. Public domain

First European Contact with Tasmanians
1. Courtesy of Redmer Yska. 'Dutch', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
2. Public domain according to Australian Copyright Council

Florence Nightingale
1. © Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
2. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

French Indochina (Cochin China)
1. Courtesy of Ron Wise
2. Courtesy of the Perry-Castañeda Library, The University of Texas at Austin
3. Courtesy of White Lotus Press, Thailand

Friendship Treaty between Sultan of Muscat and USA, 1833
The Ministry of Information. (1995). Oman in History. London: Immel Publishing

The Gatling Gun
1. © The Royal Artillery Museum, London
2. Courtesy of

Growing Vanilla on Indian Ocean Islands
Courtesy of Gernot Katzer

Gurkha Officer Maharaja Jung Bahadur Rana
1. Private collection of Dr. Sumerendra Vir Singh Chauhan, great great grandson of Maharaja Jung Bahadur
2. Courtesy of the British Army

Gutta Percha
1. Franz Eugen Köhler, Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887
2. Courtesy of Dargate Auction Galleries
3. Courtesy of HMPS Golf, Tustin, CA

Hong Kong, 1842
1. Courtesy of the Perry-Castañeda Library, The University of Texas at Austin
2. Courtesy of BBC, London

Indian Railway
1. Map by By R.M. Brereton 1907. Public Domain
2. Courtesy Elgin Collection, British Library
3. Imperial Gazeteer of India, 1909, British Library

Indo-European Telegraph Line of 1870
1. Courtesy of Siemens AG
2. Courtesy of Steven Roberts
3. Courtesy of Early Office Museum (online museum)

Jamal al Din al Afghani
Courtesy of Ted Thornton

Jamsheti Tata's Motorcar
1. Courtesy of GM, Oldsmobile advertisement
2. Public domain

1. Courtesy of Willam Facey

Jute Sacks
1. Courtesy of ValSac, Inc., Spain
2. © Richard l'Anson

1. Photograph by Coutinho Brothers, Zanzibar
2. © Fanny Schertzer

Khaki Army Uniforms
1. Courtesy of
2. © National Army Museum, London
3. © Milwaukee Sentinel, 1898, Courtesy of Vintage Postcards

Land Proclamation of 1835 against Aboriginal Land Rights
1. Governor Bourke's Proclamation 1835 (UK). © National Archives of Australia
2. Courtesy of DO’Neil

Lascars, Asian Seamen
1. © The British Library Board
2. Courtesy of Dockyard Museum, London
3. Port of London Authority (PLA) monthly magazine, October 1936. Courtesy of the Museum of London

Letter from Alexander Boyce to Family
Courtesy of Public Record Office of Ireland(PRONI)

Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India
1. © Underwood & Underwood, 1903
2. Original photograph by Lala Raja Deen Dayal, 1901
3. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Washington, DC

1. Public Domain, Fort St George, Madras, on the Coromandel Coast, by Jan Van Ryne (artist), Robert Sayer
(publisher), 1754
2. Courtesy of spandexpony’s flickr photostream

Meeting World Demand for Chocolate
1. © Madame du Barry by G. Jean-Baptiste, Chateaux de Versailles et de Trianon, Art Resource, NY
2. © Mary Evans Picture Library
3. Courtesy of The Field Museum, Chicago, IL

Melbourne, Australia
Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria, Australia

Merekani Cotton Fabric as African Fashion
Courtesy of Mary French Sheldon found in Sultan to Sultan - Adventures Among the Masai and Other Tribes of East

Mobile Food Refrigeration
Courtesy of Public Broadcasting System. Original advertisement for the Bell-Coleman Mechanical Refrigeration
Company, circa 1890

Muhammad Ali
1. Mehmet Ali Viceroy of Egypt, by Auguste Couder, 1841, Oil on canvas. © Musée national du Château et des
Trianons, Versailles
2. Public Domain

1. Courtesy of Central Intelligence Agency, World Factbook
2. Public Domain

1. Original lithograph by David Roberts, 1855
2. History of the Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain, by Edward Baines. © Fisher, Fisher and Jackson, London,
3. Original photograph by the Photography Department of the American Colony in Jerusalem, 1898

Origins of Ketchup or Catsup
1. Courtesy of the Society for Historical Archaeology
2. Public Domain
3. © Cap Tamin

Opium Wars, 1839-1842 and 1856-1860
1. Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine, Science Photo Library/Photo Researchers, Inc., originally published
in Gaillards Medical Journal, 1882
2. Courtesy of, © The British Empire, Magazine, Issue 21
3. Destroying Chinese war junks, by E. Duncan. © National Maritime Museum, London

Persian Carpets
1. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2. Courtesy of Gordon Bellows and AnnaRae Mills at
3. Oriental Rugs the O’Connell Guide. © Barry O'Connell 2004 - 2009

Engraving by Jakob van der Schley, 1740

Raffia Fabric
1. Photographer unknown, c. 1900, Collotype, Postcard Collection, MG-20-36, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives.
© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art
2. © Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of African Art
3. © Dried Flowers Direct 1995-2005

Rattan Furniture
1. BOUCICAULT, ARISTIDE, AU BON MARCHÉ, Nouveautés, Paris, ca. 1900
2. Sitio Iponan, Balungkud, Dansulihon, Misamis Oriental. January 6, 1983. © Hans Brandeis, 1996

Rubber Plantations
1. Public domain
2. ©
3. Courtesy U.S. Library of Congress

Rudyard Kipling
1. (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling, by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt, oil on canvas, 1899. © National Portrait Gallery,
2. Courtesy of Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
1. Courtesy of Hulton Archive/ Getty Images, January 1, 1810
2. Courtesy of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Steam Power
1. Illustration of James Watt’s Steam Engine, Courtesy of
2. Mr. Watt’s Patented Rotative Steam Engine, from Farey's Treatise on the Stationary Steam Engine, 1827. ©
Science Museum, Science & Society Picture Library, London

The Steamship HEIC Nemesis
1. © Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
2. Courtesy of The Illustrated London News I, No. 27 (12 November 1842): 420-21.

Suez Canal
1-2.© NASA
3. Courtesy of Margaret Penfold and Ami Iserroff
4. Public domain

Courtesy of the Sydney Tourist Guide

Tea Advertisement in a Train Station
1. © The British Library Board
2. © National Maritime Museum, London
3. © Armin Conrad

Tin (Mined by Chinese)
1. © The Horse Soldier
2. © Andrea Heaslip

Tipu Sultan
© The Smithsonian Institute, Freer Sackler Gallery of Art

1. Public domain
2. Photograph by Coutinho Brothers, Zanzibar
3. Courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania

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