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"Embracing Change

Background imageChange Collection: A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771

A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771
Scale 440 yards : 3.3 inches. Shows the Bull Stake, slaughterhouses, Town Mill, Irish Cross. Original at Local Studies y09647

Background imageChange Collection: Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries

Sri Lanka - Ceylon. Her tea and other industries
A larger version of this uncommon pictorial poster map was originally published by the Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board in 1933

Background imageChange Collection: Copy of The Declaration of Independence in Free Quarker Meeting House

Copy of The Declaration of Independence in Free Quarker Meeting House, Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, North America

Background imageChange Collection: Image of Che Guevara on wall outside apartment, Havana, Cuba, West Indies

Image of Che Guevara on wall outside apartment, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Background imageChange Collection: A Plan of the town of Sheffield in the county of York drawn by W. Fairbank 1797

A Plan of the town of Sheffield in the county of York drawn by W. Fairbank 1797. Engraved by Thomas Harris
Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library:s 45 S

Background imageChange Collection: Bison (or Buffalo) below the Grand Teton Mountains

Bison (or Buffalo) below the Grand Teton Mountains
Bison on the prairie below the Grand Teton Range. Fall colors on the Grand Teton Mountain Range. Bison (or Buffalo) migrate out of Yellowstone National Park in winter

Background imageChange Collection: Daphne Becomes a Tree

Daphne Becomes a Tree

Background imageChange Collection: Ancient Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica), Lineover Wood, Gloucestershire UK

Ancient Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica), Lineover Wood, Gloucestershire UK. The second largest Beech tree in England. November 2015

Background imageChange Collection: Coldstream Guards on a Christmas and New Year card

Coldstream Guards on a Christmas and New Year card, changing sentry duty in the snow. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageChange Collection: Farrows Bank Ltd. - The Peoples Bank

Farrows Bank Ltd. - The Peoples Bank - 1 Cheapside, London. In setting up the bank, Thomas Farrow wished not only that unsuspecting people in need of money to tide them over a period of temporary

Background imageChange Collection: Continental drift maps

Continental drift maps
Reconstruction of the map of the world for three periods according to the Displacement Theory. Figs 1-2 from The Origin of Continents and Oceans (1924) by Alfred Wegener

Background imageChange Collection: Two of the 100 men of Another Place, also known as the Iron Men, tatues by Antony Gormley

Two of the 100 men of Another Place, also known as the Iron Men, tatues by Antony Gormley, Crosby Beach near Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChange Collection: Your Britain - Fight for it NOW

Your Britain - Fight for it NOW - World War 2 public information Poster designed by Abram Games for the War Office - first published in 1942. Date: 1942

Background imageChange Collection: Loughborough - Bell-ringing - World Record Change-ringers

Loughborough - Bell-ringing - World Record Change-ringers
Bellringing - World Record Change-ringers - who produced a peal of 18, 027 Stedman Caters - rung in 12 hours and 18 minutes at All Saints, Loughborough on Easter Monday - 12th April, 1909

Background imageChange Collection: One of the 100 men of Another Place, also known as The Iron Men, statues by Antony Gormley

One of the 100 men of Another Place, also known as The Iron Men, statues by Antony Gormley, Crosby Beach near Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChange Collection: Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse, at the westernmost point of the British mainland, west coast, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageChange Collection: The Last Days of the Dinosaurs - Time of Great Change

The Last Days of the Dinosaurs - Time of Great Change
The Last Days of the Dinosaurs - Cretaceous Period - a time of great change, about 80 Million Years ago. Illustration by Neave Parker (with the co-operation of Dr. W. E. Swinton)

Background imageChange Collection: Colorado, Near Aspen, Landscape Of Maroon Lake And On Maroon Bells In Distance, Early Snow

Colorado, Near Aspen, Landscape Of Maroon Lake And On Maroon Bells In Distance, Early Snow

Background imageChange Collection: Illustration of Catalpa bignonioides Aurea (Golden Indian-Bean Tree)

Illustration of Catalpa bignonioides Aurea (Golden Indian-Bean Tree) showing shape of tree with and without leaves

Background imageChange Collection: USA, New England, View of autumn forest

USA, New England, View of autumn forest (Large format sizes available)

Background imageChange Collection: Water vapour maps of Antarctica, 2004

Water vapour maps of Antarctica, 2004
Water vapour maps of Antarctica. Satellite images of the increase in water vapour over Antarctica from 13 August to 14 October 2004 (the austral spring)

Background imageChange Collection: Milan, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Milan, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Background imageChange Collection: Palace ruins at the Minoan archaeological site

Palace ruins at the Minoan archaeological site, Knossos, island of Crete, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageChange Collection: Garraways Coffee-House

Garraways Coffee-House
The exterior of Garraways coffee house in Change Alley, London, rebuilt after a fire in 1748, one of the first to sell tea in the 17th century

Background imageChange Collection: The Watchman, Zion National Park, Utah, United States of America, North America

The Watchman, Zion National Park, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageChange Collection: IBM Electronic Composer, 1970s

IBM Electronic Composer, 1970s
IBM Electronic Composer. This model of typewriter is an example of an IBM Selectric typewriter, all of which used typeballs (one see at centre left)

Background imageChange Collection: Moon Phase Sequence

Moon Phase Sequence
There are eight phases in the moon. In order they are new Moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full Moon, waning gibbous, third quarter and waning crescent

Background imageChange Collection: Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - Christmas card

Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - Christmas card
Changing of the (Scots) Guards at Buckingham Palace - Christmas greetings card design by Harry Payne for Raphael Tuck & Sons. Date: circa 1908

Background imageChange Collection: Unity in Green

Unity in Green
Two banyan trees intertwined into one. Set on a tropical lush hillside on the winding road of Kohala Mountain Road, Kona Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii

Background imageChange Collection: Grand Teton Mountains in Fall

Grand Teton Mountains in Fall
Aspen grove in fall colors with snow covered mountains in the background, Grand Teton National Park

Background imageChange Collection: Fall Colors at Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton NP, Wyoming

Fall Colors at Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton NP, Wyoming
Fall colors and Mount Moran reflection at Oxbow Bend in Autumn at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, United States. Taken September 2012

Background imageChange Collection: Illustration of tectonic plates moving past each other (transform boundary)

Illustration of tectonic plates moving past each other (transform boundary)

Background imageChange Collection: Illustration of shark body language, normal front and side-on positions (top)

Illustration of shark body language, normal front and side-on positions (top), and displaying aggressive body language (bottom)

Background imageChange Collection: EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, 1931. Steelworkers on girders of the Empire State Building, New York City

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, 1931. Steelworkers on girders of the Empire State Building, New York City. Photographed by Lewis Hine, 1931

Background imageChange Collection: Aston Hall Gateway Birmingham, 1941 a42_00706

Aston Hall Gateway Birmingham, 1941 a42_00706
Aston Hall, Gateway, Witton Lane, Aston Park, Aston, Birmingham. The gateway and gate lodges at Aston Hall with the tower and spire of St Peter and St Pauls Church in the background

Background imageChange Collection: Plan of part of the Town of Sheffield shewing the existing markets

Plan of part of the Town of Sheffield shewing the existing markets, the property of His Grace the Duke of Norfolk
Scale: 400 yards to 6.3 inches.Surveyors: J G Weightman and M E Hadfield.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library:s 16 L

Background imageChange Collection: American Sherman Crab, army tank with chains spinning on a cylinder attached by steel arms

American Sherman Crab, army tank with chains spinning on a cylinder attached by steel arms

Background imageChange Collection: LCC-LFB Fireman in his fire kit with new cork helmet

LCC-LFB Fireman in his fire kit with new cork helmet
A London fireman in his fire kit, including the new style compressed cork helmet with its LFB crest, which replaced the traditional brass helmets used since the days of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Background imageChange Collection: Exeter Change by Charles Robinson

Exeter Change by Charles Robinson
A visit to the menagerie at Exeter Change, one of the many picturesque buildings in the Strand destroyed by road widening in 1830. Built on the site of St

Background imageChange Collection: LCC-LFB Change from brass to cork fire helmets

LCC-LFB Change from brass to cork fire helmets
A significant landmark when on 14 July 1934 the LFB started to replace its traditional brass helmet with a new compressed cork design. It would be four years before the changeover was completed

Background imageChange Collection: Portrait of a maiko

Portrait of a maiko (apprentice geisha) wearing traditional Japanese kimono, in the Gion district, Kyoto, Kansai region, island of Honshu, Japan, Asia

Background imageChange Collection: View at St. Rollox Looking South East; Opening of the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway

View at St. Rollox Looking South East; Opening of the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway
1198425 View at St. Rollox Looking South East; Opening of the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway, 1832 (hand-coloured lithograph) by Hill

Background imageChange Collection: Illustration of Catalpa bignonioides (Indian Bean Tree) showing shape of tree with

Illustration of Catalpa bignonioides (Indian Bean Tree) showing shape of tree with and without leaves

Background imageChange Collection: Illustration of Acer platanoides Crimson King (Norway Maple) showing shape of tree with

Illustration of Acer platanoides Crimson King (Norway Maple) showing shape of tree with and without leave

Background imageChange Collection: Different stages of a common horse-chestnut tree

Different stages of a common horse-chestnut tree
Botany: Aesculus hippocastanum. Art work

Background imageChange Collection: The old Strand, looking east, from Southampton Street; The new Strand, looking east

The old Strand, looking east, from Southampton Street; The new Strand, looking east
5990600 The old Strand, looking east, from Southampton Street; The new Strand, looking east, from Southmapton Street (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageChange Collection: Viaduct across the Sankey Valley, 1831 (colour aquatints, partly hand-coloured)

Viaduct across the Sankey Valley, 1831 (colour aquatints, partly hand-coloured)
1198423 Viaduct across the Sankey Valley, 1831 (colour aquatints, partly hand-coloured) by Bury, Thomas Talbot (1811-77) (after); 26.5x66 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; English

Background imageChange Collection: Dragons De Murat En Egypte, 1798; Infanterie Legere, Carabinier, 1800 (colour litho)

Dragons De Murat En Egypte, 1798; Infanterie Legere, Carabinier, 1800 (colour litho)
6007187 Dragons De Murat En Egypte, 1798; Infanterie Legere, Carabinier, 1800 (colour litho) by Caran d Ache (Emmanuel Poire) (1858-1909) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)




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"Embracing Change: From the Evolution of Sheffield to the Last Days of Dinosaurs" Step into history with a glimpse at "A correct plan of the town of Sheffield by William Fairbank, 1771" and "A Plan of the town of Sheffield in the county of York drawn by W. Fairbank 1797. Engraved by Thomas Harris. " Witness how this once humble town transformed over time, adapting to new challenges and opportunities. Nature too has its own way of embracing change, as seen in the majestic "Ancient Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica) in Lineover Wood, Gloucestershire UK. " These resilient giants stand tall, witnessing centuries pass while gracefully adapting to their surroundings. Change is not limited to physical landscapes; it also encompasses societal shifts. Marvel at "The Copy of The Declaration of Independence in Free Quaker Meeting House, " symbolizing a pivotal moment when America fought for freedom and independence. In nature's timeline lies another significant turning point - "The Last Days of the Dinosaurs - Time Of Great Change. " Explore this era where colossal creatures roamed before succumbing to an inevitable transformation that shaped life on Earth forever. Political revolutions have sparked monumental changes throughout history. Discover Che Guevara's iconic image adorning a wall outside an apartment in Havana, Cuba – a reminder that even small acts can ignite powerful transformations. Amidst festivities and celebrations, change takes many forms. Observe Coldstream Guards on a Christmas and New Year card – traditions evolving through generations while preserving cherished customs. Witness resilience amidst adversity as bison graze below the awe-inspiring Grand Teton Mountains. These magnificent creatures embody strength during times when our world undergoes profound alterations. Artistic expressions often capture society's response to change. Encounter Antony Gormley's thought-provoking statues known as "Two Of The 100 Men Of Another Place, " standing stoically along coastlines, inviting contemplation on the shifting tides of existence.