Indonesian independence was proclaimed on 17 August 1945, after the occupying Japanese forces surrendered to the Allies but before the Netherlands could resume colonial rule.
William Williams’ oil-on-canvas landscape of the world’s first iron bridge – both bridge and painting created to publicise Abraham Darby III’s ironworks.
Time for another random collection of questions with no particular theme. Have fun!
A Kazakh bride sits in wedding dress on a horse outside a yurt.
Upnor Castle on the Medway estuary in Kent, built to defend Chatham Dockyard from raids.