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"Morton: A Tapestry of History, Art, and Exploration" Step into the captivating world of Morton, where history intertwines with art and exploration

Background imageMorton Collection: Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art - Greenock Morton Football Club

Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art - Greenock Morton Football Club
Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art, home of Greenock Morton Football Club. At the Game painted in fine detail by the talented artist James Muddiman captures the atmosphere of Match day perfectly

Background imageMorton Collection: SIR HENRY MORTON STANLEY (1841-1904). English journalist and explorer

SIR HENRY MORTON STANLEY (1841-1904). English journalist and explorer. Photographed in full tropical kit, probably on his triumphant return to England in 1872 after finding David Livingstone

Background imageMorton Collection: The Imperial State Crown

The Imperial State Crown
A painting showing the Imperial State Crown which was made for Queen Victorias Coronation and was the only crown used in the ceremony. Date: 1838

Background imageMorton Collection: Hm Stanley / Cdv Photo

Hm Stanley / Cdv Photo
HENRY MORTON STANLEY British journalist and explorer, in the clothes he wore to meet Livingstone in 1871

Background imageMorton Collection: First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence

First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence
DECLARATION: SIGNATURES. First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence

Background imageMorton Collection: Sir Henry Morton Stanley meeting with his rear column at Banalya, Africa, 17 August 1888

Sir Henry Morton Stanley meeting with his rear column at Banalya, Africa, 17 August 1888
5242631 Sir Henry Morton Stanley meeting with his rear column at Banalya, Africa, 17 August 1888, during his Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, from In Darkest Africa by Henry M. Stanley pub

Background imageMorton Collection: Charles Morton

Charles Morton
CHARLES MORTON Theatrical impresario, known as The Father of the Halls from his association with the Canterbury, Oxford, Alhambra and the Palace music halls. Date: 1819 - 1904

Background imageMorton Collection: Advert / Morton Salt 1953

Advert / Morton Salt 1953
Morton Iodized Salt - when it rains it pours

Background imageMorton Collection: Sir Henry Morton Stanley And His Men Crossing A Hazardous Forest Clearing During His Emin Pasha

Sir Henry Morton Stanley And His Men Crossing A Hazardous Forest Clearing During His Emin Pasha Relief Expedition In Africa, 1886 To 1889. From In Darkest Africa By Henry M. Stanley Published 1890

Background imageMorton Collection: The Merry Widow by Edward Morton

The Merry Widow by Edward Morton
Promotional postcard for The Merry Widow by Edward Morton from the German of Victor Leon and Leo Stein (Theater an der Wien, Vienna, , 30th December 1905); music Franz Lehar

Background imageMorton Collection: STANLEY & LIVINGSTONE 1871. The meeting of Henry Morton Stanley and David Livingstone at Ujiji

STANLEY & LIVINGSTONE 1871. The meeting of Henry Morton Stanley and David Livingstone at Ujiji, Lake Tanganyika, 10 November 1871. Wood engraving, American, 1872, after Godefroy Durand

Background imageMorton Collection: Proposed new Union workhouse, Gateshead

Proposed new Union workhouse, Gateshead
Birds eye view, with inset plan, of the proposed new union workhouse at Gateshead, County Durham. It was designed by Messrs Newcombe and Knowles of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and JH Morton of South Shields

Background imageMorton Collection: The Rescue of Zaidi; H. M. Stanleys Anglo-American Expeditio

The Rescue of Zaidi; H. M. Stanleys Anglo-American Expeditio
Engraving showing the rescue of Zaidi from the top of a waterfall during Sir Henry Morton Stanleys Anglo-American expedition of 1874-1877

Background imageMorton Collection: Sydney Smith / Morton Lith

Sydney Smith / Morton Lith
SYDNEY SMITH English clergyman, essayist and wit

Background imageMorton Collection: Levi P. Morton, with his autograph

Levi P. Morton, with his autograph
NWI4952466 Levi P. Morton, with his autograph.; (add.info.: Levi P. Morton, with his autograph.); Photo © North Wind Pictures

Background imageMorton Collection: Edmund Musgrave Barttelot, publ. 1890 (print)

Edmund Musgrave Barttelot, publ. 1890 (print)
5242630 Edmund Musgrave Barttelot, publ. 1890 (print) by English School, (19th century); (add.info.: from In Darkest Africa by Henry M. Stanley pub. 1890 Edmund Musgrave Barttelot, 1859 to 1888)

Background imageMorton Collection: Sir Henry Morton Stanley and his men finally emerging from the forest on to the Grassland in 1887

Sir Henry Morton Stanley and his men finally emerging from the forest on to the Grassland in 1887
5242629 Sir Henry Morton Stanley and his men finally emerging from the forest on to the Grassland in 1887, during their Emin Pasha Relief Expedition in Africa, 1886 to 1889, publ

Background imageMorton Collection: Native porters in Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition in Africa 1886 to 1889

Native porters in Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition in Africa 1886 to 1889, 1890 (print)
5242625 Native porters in Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition in Africa 1886 to 1889, 1890 (print) by English School

Background imageMorton Collection: Arthur Jeremy Mounteney Jephson, publ. 1890 (print)

Arthur Jeremy Mounteney Jephson, publ. 1890 (print)
5242622 Arthur Jeremy Mounteney Jephson, publ. 1890 (print) by English School, (19th century); (add.info.: accompanied Sir Henry Morton Stanley on the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition)

Background imageMorton Collection: The scouts on Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, in Africa in 1888

The scouts on Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, in Africa in 1888
5242614 The scouts on Sir Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, in Africa in 1888, discover Pygmies carrying away a case of ammunition, publ

Background imageMorton Collection: Lincoln LN6 9 Map

Lincoln LN6 9 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Lincoln LN6 9

Background imageMorton Collection: Bassetlaw DN22 8 Map

Bassetlaw DN22 8 Map
Postcode Sector Map of Bassetlaw DN22 8

Background imageMorton Collection: Tangalooma, Morton Island, from the air

Tangalooma, Morton Island, from the air
Tangalooma wrecks from a helicopter with the doors off

Background imageMorton Collection: A-maze-ing Laughter is a 2009 bronze sculpture by Yue Minjun located in Morton Park

A-maze-ing Laughter is a 2009 bronze sculpture by Yue Minjun located in Morton Park, Vancouver, Canada

Background imageMorton Collection: The Death of Kalulu, Kalulu Falls, Central Africa, 1876

The Death of Kalulu, Kalulu Falls, Central Africa, 1876
Engraving showing the death of Kalulu, at the Kalulu Falls, during Sir Henry Morton Stanleys Anglo-American expedition of 1874-1877

Background imageMorton Collection: Henry Morton Stanley Victorian period

Henry Morton Stanley Victorian period

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. Floating islands in the Upper Congo

Africa. Floating islands in the Upper Congo
History of Africa. 19th century. Floating islands on the Upper Congo River. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: History of Africa. Ambriz Coast

History of Africa. Ambriz Coast
History of Africa. 19th century. Ambriz Coast. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre. Historia de los Trabajos y Exploraciones Verificados

Background imageMorton Collection: Alexandre Delcommune - Belgian military and explorer

Alexandre Delcommune - Belgian military and explorer
Alexandre Delcommune (1855-1922). Belgian military and explorer, integrated in the Public Force of the Congo Free State. Portrait. Engraving

Background imageMorton Collection: Human sacrifices in the Country of the Bakutis

Human sacrifices in the Country of the Bakutis
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Human sacrifices in the country of the Bakutis, near the Equator station. Chromolithography

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous

Africa. The Congo. Bangala indigenous
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Bangala indigenous. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. Bombax (Eriodendrion anfractuosum)

Africa. Bombax (Eriodendrion anfractuosum)
History of Africa. 19th century. Bombax (Eriodendrion anfractuosum). Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. Panorama of Lake Stanley from Mount Leopold

Africa. Panorama of Lake Stanley from Mount Leopold
History of Africa. 19th century. Panorama of Stanley Pool from Mount Leopold. Engraving by W. Meyer. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Georg August Schweinfurth. German botanist and explorer

Georg August Schweinfurth. German botanist and explorer
Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925). German botanist and explorer. He discovered the Uele River, a tributary of the Congo. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Steamship Stanley - E. A. Tilly

Steamship Stanley - E. A. Tilly
History of Africa. Steamship Stanley. It was built for the journey of Henry Morton Stanley on the Congo River. Engraving by E. A. Tilly

Background imageMorton Collection: Panorama of the Kassai landscape

Panorama of the Kassai landscape
History of Africa. 19th century. Panoramic view of the Kasai River landscape. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. The Congo. German station of Mukenge

Africa. The Congo. German station of Mukenge
History of Africa. 19th century. German station of Mukenge. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. Palm tree (Raphia vinifera)

Africa. Palm tree (Raphia vinifera)
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Palm tree (Raphia vinifera). Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Group of indigenous Cabindas and Loangos

Group of indigenous Cabindas and Loangos
History of Africa. 19th century. Group of indigenous Cabindas and Loangos, workers of the French factory of Landana. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. Catholic Mission in Gabon

Africa. Catholic Mission in Gabon
History of Africa. 19th century. Catholic Mission in Gabon. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Edmond Hanssens. Belgian military and explorer. Portrait

Edmond Hanssens. Belgian military and explorer. Portrait
Edmond Hanssens (1843-1884). Belgian military, explorer and colonial administrator. He took part in the expedition of Stanley to the Congo. Engraving

Background imageMorton Collection: The Congo - First main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa

The Congo - First main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. The first main Colonial Post established in Kinshasa (near Stanley Pool). Henry Morton Stanley established a trading post on the shore of Ngaliema Bay in

Background imageMorton Collection: Africa. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station

Africa. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo River at Isanghila, trading station established by Stanley in 1880. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station

History of Africa. The Congo. Leopoldville station
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Leopoldville station. Panoramic view of the trading post and port from Ngaliema Bay in 1884. It was the first main Colonial Post near Stanley Pool

Background imageMorton Collection: History of Africa. Native Bondei people of Bonde

History of Africa. Native Bondei people of Bonde
History of Africa. 19th century. Native Bondei people of Bonde. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: Congo. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods

Congo. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods
History of Africa. 19th century. Fishermen Wagenya preparing their wooden tripods across the river rapids at Stanley Falls. Engraving by W. Meyer

Background imageMorton Collection: Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River

Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River
History of Africa. 19th century. Warriors in a canoe navigating the Aruwimi River. Engraving by Hildibrand. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageMorton Collection: The Congo, Leopoldville. Indigenous women in the city market

The Congo, Leopoldville. Indigenous women in the city market
History of Africa. 19th century. The Congo. Leopoldville. Indigenous women in the city market. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre




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"Morton: A Tapestry of History, Art, and Exploration" Step into the captivating world of Morton, where history intertwines with art and exploration. From Cappielow Park Stadium Fine Art to the iconic Greenock Morton Football Club, this town is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. As you wander through its streets, you may stumble upon The Imperial State Crown, a symbol of grandeur and power that leaves visitors in awe. Or perhaps you'll come across an intriguing Hm Stanley / Cdv Photo, transporting you back to a time when expeditions were filled with wonder and discovery. But Morton's allure doesn't stop there. Delve into the pages of history as you gaze at the First page of signatures on the Declaration of Independence – a testament to freedom and revolution. And let us not forget Charles Morton, whose name echoes through time as an influential figure in shaping this town's identity. Intriguing advertisements like the 1953 Morton Salt Advert add another layer to this vibrant tapestry. Meanwhile, Edward Morton's masterpiece "The Merry Widow" invites us into a world filled with romance and intrigue. It also boasts architectural marvels such as the Proposed new Union workhouse in Gateshead – a testament to progress and social change. And for those seeking tales of bravery and adventure, immerse yourself in The Rescue of Zaidi; H. M. Stanley's Anglo-American Expedition – an epic journey that captivated hearts around the globe. Art enthusiasts will appreciate Sydney Smith/Morton Lith creations that bring beauty onto canvas while Sir Henry Morton Stanley stands tall as an English journalist and explorer who left an indelible mark on our understanding of distant lands. Lastly but certainly not least is Dr. Morton himself - American dentist extraordinaire who forever changed medical practices by successfully performing tooth extractions under ether anesthesia in Boston back in 1846.