"After the battle of the Atbara: funeral on the field of those who fell", The Graphic, 1898

The battle occurred during the Second Sudan War, between British-Egyptian forces and the Mahdist Sudanese.

"Entering the New World’, 1892. "See the daystar of Liberty rise". Jewish refugees from Russia passing the colossal Statue of Liberty in New York harbour, 400 years after Columbus arrived in the New World. A print from "The Graphic", 13th February 1892. "

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If adventures do not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad - Jane Austen

"Dawn, the Camel Patrol Setting Out" by James McBey

The etching depicts the Imperial Camel Corps’ Australian contingent, which McBey was attached to as the official war artist, starting its journey from Suez to Beersheba during the First World War.