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"Hold: A Symbol of Strength, Compassion, and Resilience" Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire: In the face of danger

Background imageHold Collection: Illustration From Shakespeares The Tempest

Illustration From Shakespeares The Tempest
Illustration depicting a scene from William Shakespeares play The Tempest, with the fairy Ariel holding onto the mast of a sailing ship as men stand on the deck below during a strorm

Background imageHold Collection: Fantasy French postcard - Nude woman and doll

Fantasy French postcard - Nude woman and doll
Very stylish Fantasy French postcard depicting a nude woman smiling and cradling a doll in her arm. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHold Collection: Drunken man staggering home - about to hit lampost

Drunken man staggering home - about to hit lampost
Racing Illustrated - " Some delay at the post!" - a gentleman who has had a serious session at the Old Blue Bell (see 10909661) endeavours to make his way home

Background imageHold Collection: WWI - Wounded soldier in the arms of his nurse

WWI - Wounded soldier in the arms of his nurse
WWI - Wounded soldier (who has lost his arm) in the arms of his nurse - Comrades in Arms. Date: circa 1917

Background imageHold Collection: Front Line Copter

Front Line Copter
5th January 1969: A soldier in the U.S. Army 1st Air Cavalry holds his rifle above his head as he serves as a traffic cop for helicopters landing in a field during an operation north of Saigon in

Background imageHold Collection: Oman / Muscat

Oman / Muscat
The white palaces of Muscat, Oman, are closed in on three sides by the black mountains. Their jagged cliffs hold in the warmth of the sun, making Muscat unbearably hot. Date: 1930s

Background imageHold Collection: Alexander Yakovlev, aircraft designer

Alexander Yakovlev, aircraft designer
Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906-1989), Soviet aircraft designer, in military uniform and holding an aircraft model. In 1932, Yakovlev founded what became the the Yakovlev design bureau

Background imageHold Collection: Olive baboon (Papio cynocephalus anubis) eating grass, Serengeti National Park

Olive baboon (Papio cynocephalus anubis) eating grass, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

Background imageHold Collection: Stilt fishermen at Welligama

Stilt fishermen at Welligama, south coast, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: A supposed Holy man dressed as Hanuman

A supposed Holy man dressed as Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, posing for photographs, Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Traffic Police C. 1900

Traffic Police C. 1900
Three police officers, one in uniform and two in plain clothes working together to catch speeding motorists. The two plain clothed policemen hold stopwatches

Background imageHold Collection: 60S Fashion / Floral Dress

60S Fashion / Floral Dress
A girl wearing a floral dress with white shoes and gloves holds a basket. Date: early 1960s

Background imageHold Collection: Vietnamese man entering tunnel

Vietnamese man entering tunnel, Chu Chi tunnels, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Stoking a Steamship

Stoking a Steamship
Stokers at work in the hold of a coal-burning steamship

Background imageHold Collection: Gossip about Fairies 12

Gossip about Fairies 12
On moonlit nights the fairies hold their revels, naturally choosing a picturesque castle ruin as the setting

Background imageHold Collection: Hellia

Hellia
Shizuo Shiki

Background imageHold Collection: Surfer holding her board wades through the surf as clouds above are lit by the setting

Surfer holding her board wades through the surf as clouds above are lit by the setting
A surfer holding her board wades through the surf as clouds above are lit by the setting sun at Mollymook Beach on the south coast of New South Wales May 8, 2014

Background imageHold Collection: Maria, Lady Eardley (1743-1794), 1766, by Thomas

Maria, Lady Eardley (1743-1794), 1766, by Thomas
Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788). English painter. Portrait of Maria, Lady Eardley (1743-1794), 1766, National Museum. Stockholm. Sweden

Background imageHold Collection: St Nicholas Home for Crippled Children, West Byfleet, Surre

St Nicholas Home for Crippled Children, West Byfleet, Surre
A group of children in the garden at the St Nicholas Home for Crippled Children, West Byfleet. Several hold dolls, one carries a pair of crutches. The home was run by the Waifs and Strays Society

Background imageHold Collection: Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix) egg, held in hand, Rufford, Lancashire, England, October

Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix) egg, held in hand, Rufford, Lancashire, England, October

Background imageHold Collection: Monk holding Buddhist prayer book, Rumtek Gompa, Gangtok, Sikkim, India, Asia

Monk holding Buddhist prayer book, Rumtek Gompa, Gangtok, Sikkim, India, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: La Joute, the fire fountain by Jean-Paul Riopelle, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

La Joute, the fire fountain by Jean-Paul Riopelle, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, North America

Background imageHold Collection: Infant Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus) riding on its mothers back, Imfolozi Game Reserve

Infant Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus) riding on its mothers back, Imfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa, Africa

Background imageHold Collection: Men playing traditional horn instruments at a Lunar New Year festival in the Miao village of

Men playing traditional horn instruments at a Lunar New Year festival in the Miao village of Qingman, Guizhou Province, China, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Trumpet player, Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Trumpet player, Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba, West Indies, Central America

Background imageHold Collection: Iban tribeswoman mending bamboo longhouse verandah floor, Lemanak River

Iban tribeswoman mending bamboo longhouse verandah floor, Lemanak River, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Young Lowland Gorilla 3MP102B

Young Lowland Gorilla 3MP102B
TOM-1618 Young Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla Tom & Pat Leeson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageHold Collection: Young women in costumes

Young women in costumes, Lao New Year, Luang Prabang, Laos, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Traditional costume and horse

Traditional costume and horse, ceremony for archery festival, Tokyo, Japan, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Musicians playing the Sitar and Tabla on the banks

Musicians playing the Sitar and Tabla on the banks of the River Ganges (Ganga), Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh State, India

Background imageHold Collection: Play / Wilde / Salome

Play / Wilde / Salome
The dancers reward: the head on a platter. Maud Allan holds the head of Johannen. Date: 1907

Background imageHold Collection: Dog Show Childrens Class

Dog Show Childrens Class
The Transvaal Kennel Club Show, Johannesburg, childrens class. In white dresses and hats, very young children hold their dogs for the judges inspection, watched by parents

Background imageHold Collection: Cunard Line poster

Cunard Line poster
Fabulously detailed poster for Cunard Line shipping company showing a passenger liner in cross-section with cabins and rooms visible on various decks

Background imageHold Collection: The New Playmates - Siblings and new bunnies

The New Playmates - Siblings and new bunnies
The New Playmates - A young brother and sister meet a basket of new bunnies. circa 1920s

Background imageHold Collection: FRESH PEAS FOR SALE

FRESH PEAS FOR SALE
Fresh gathered peas, young Hastings: a woman gathers her apron up to hold the peas poured out by a farmer on the back of a cart Date: 1795

Background imageHold Collection: Cartoon, Two emancipated women

Cartoon, Two emancipated women
Modified wartime silhouette: skirts begin to evoke the barrel-line shape being narrower & court shoes are vying with high boots. Hats: tam-o shanter or high crown. Date: 1918

Background imageHold Collection: Crystal Palace Cup

Crystal Palace Cup
1st April 1914: Crowds on their way to watch the F A Cup Final of 1914 held at Crystal Palace, London, between Liverpool and Burnley. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageHold Collection: Domestic Dog, Border Terrier, two adults, on twin lead, being walked by owner on path beside

Domestic Dog, Border Terrier, two adults, on twin lead, being walked by owner on path beside river, England, april

Background imageHold Collection: The Eastern Kilkennies - may the knot hold

The Eastern Kilkennies - may the knot hold. Illustration shows two cats, one labeled Japan attacking the other labeled Russia

Background imageHold Collection: Swiss Wrestlers at a National Festival - May, 1904

Swiss Wrestlers at a National Festival - May, 1904
Swiss Wrestlers at a National Festival at Montreux - 8th May, 1904 Date: 1904

Background imageHold Collection: Tourist in sea cayak, Silk Caye, Belize, Central America

Tourist in sea cayak, Silk Caye, Belize, Central America

Background imageHold Collection: Swiss guards, St. Peters Square, Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Swiss guards, St. Peters Square, Vatican City, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageHold Collection: Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia, Pacific

Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus), Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia, Pacific

Background imageHold Collection: 27169_work

27169_work
A captive baby porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), Animals of Montana, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America, North America

Background imageHold Collection: Typical street

Typical street, yellow post-box and lady in black, Frigiliana, Malaga Province, Andalucia (Andalusia), Spain, Europe

Background imageHold Collection: Mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) with her baby

Mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) with her baby, Kongo, Rwanda, Africa

Background imageHold Collection: Orang utan mother and baby

Orang utan mother and baby, Pongo pygamaeus, in captivity, Singapore Zoo, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageHold Collection: Cultivated roses

Cultivated roses, grown in the Dades Valley region, High Atlas, Morocco, North Africa




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"Hold: A Symbol of Strength, Compassion, and Resilience" Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire: In the face of danger, a fearless hero emerges to save a life from the clutches of flames. The power of holding on to hope prevails. Jesus Healing The Sick: With gentle hands and unwavering faith, Jesus holds those in need close to his heart, offering healing and solace in times of pain and suffering. Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (1892-1926): Pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman defied societal norms by holding onto her dreams with determination and courage, becoming the first African American woman to hold a pilot's license. Statue by Tommy Steele of the eponymous woman of the Beatles song, Eleanor Rigby: This poignant sculpture reminds us that even in loneliness and despair, we can find solace by holding onto our shared humanity. Alaskan/Northern Sea Otter - mother carrying very young pup - Alaska _D3B3040: Witnessing an otter mother tenderly cradling her precious pup showcases the unconditional love found within nature's embrace – a bond that is unbreakable. Early 12th Century Frescoes in Bet Maryam, St. Marys Church, Lalibela: These ancient artworks depict religious devotion held steadfast through centuries; they remind us that faith has always been something worth cherishing. Long Live Estonia: A rallying cry for resilience against adversity; it represents a nation's unwavering spirit as they hold tight to their identity amidst challenges throughout history. The Scales of Justice above the Old Bailey Law Courts, Inns of Court London England UK: An emblematic symbol representing fairness and equality under law – reminding us all that justice must be upheld without bias or prejudice. Cutaway view of an American warship.