Browse Items (18 total)

  • Tags: Britain

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…

Cadaver .jpg
Painting of surgery on an executed body after the Great Britain murder act was passed.

children.jpg
Painted in 1770, Johann Zoffany created this painting for the Lavie family. It represents the seven siblings. It also has details in it like a seesaw and a dog, which give life to the painting.

Samuel_Pepys.jpg
The very personal and detailed diary of Samuel Pepys has been pasted down as one of, if not the finest historical source of the minutiae the 18th-century man. For the near-decade he keep his diary, Samuel Pepys collected his daily accounting of…

opium war treaty omeka.jpeg
This image shows the negotiating of the Treaty of Nanking which ended the first Opium War and opened China up for trade and gave Britain Hong Kong.

Screen Shot 2020-03-03 at 5.07.24 PM.png
An atlas map published in 1880 depicts the borders of the Indian Empire, British Raj, that lasted from 1858 to 1947.

omeka 37.jpg
This photo shows a fort built by the Chinese that was used in the battle against the British during the First opium war.

Destroying_Chinese_war_junks,_by_E._Duncan_(1843).jpg
The painting depicts the British ship Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the First Opium war, where East India Company established a monopoly on the opium trade and the Chinese government fought against illegal opium imports.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2