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1756 Collection

"1756: A Year of Musical Brilliance, Artistic Exploration, and Scientific Curiosity" Step into the enchanting world of 1756

Background image1756 Collection: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, statue as a boy
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 -1791), Austrian composer and musician, seen here in the form of a statue, as a boy with a violin and bow

Background image1756 Collection: Colonial Pennsylvania map, 1750s

Colonial Pennsylvania map, 1750s
Map of the " Province of Pennsilvania, " 1756. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an 18th-century illustration

Background image1756 Collection: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer playing the harpsichord

Background image1756 Collection: Wa Mozart Composing

Wa Mozart Composing
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer at work in Salzburg

Background image1756 Collection: Wa Mozart Silhouette

Wa Mozart Silhouette
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Silhouette of the Austrian composer at the piano

Background image1756 Collection: Mozart and Constanze on their honeymoon

Mozart and Constanze on their honeymoon
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 -1791), Austrian composer and musician, seen here honeymooning with his bride Constanze. They married in 1782

Background image1756 Collection: Grand Canal Looking South-East from the Campo Santa Sophia t

Grand Canal Looking South-East from the Campo Santa Sophia t
Canaletto (1697-1768). Italian painter. Grand Canal Looking South-East from the Campo Santa Sophia to the Rialto Bridge, c. 1756. Detail. Gemaldegalerie. Berlin. Germany

Background image1756 Collection: The state tinkers, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, engraver, Published Feb y 10th

The state tinkers, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, engraver, Published Feb y 10th 1780 by W. Humphrey, 1780. 1 print : engraving, color. Three men breaking a large bowl which is cracked and patched

Background image1756 Collection: Snowflake research, 18th century

Snowflake research, 18th century

Background image1756 Collection: London Map 1756

London Map 1756
London still surrounded by fields, with Tyburn (note the gallows) and Buckingham House on the outskirts. Trafalgar Square doesn t exist, and Mayfair is still undeveloped

Background image1756 Collection: Lady Charlotte Bury - 1

Lady Charlotte Bury - 1
Lady CHARLOTTE SUSAN MARIA BURY, daughter of the 6th duke of Argyll, wife (1) of Colonel John Campbell, (2) rev Edward Bury. Not just a pretty face, she wrote poetry and stuff. Date: 1756 - 1861

Background image1756 Collection: ROME: PANTHEON. Interior of the Pantheon in Rome. Etching and engraving by Giovanni Battista

ROME: PANTHEON. Interior of the Pantheon in Rome. Etching and engraving by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, c1756

Background image1756 Collection: L assemblee Nationale Or Grand Cooperation Meeting At St. Anns Hill

L assemblee Nationale Or Grand Cooperation Meeting At St. Anns Hill. Respectfully Dedicated To The Admirers Of A Broad-bottom d Administration, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, Artist

Background image1756 Collection: Solar eclipse, 18th century artwork

Solar eclipse, 18th century artwork
Solar eclipse. 18th century diagram showing the principles behind solar eclipses. Figure I shows difference in appearance between total (B) and annular (A) eclipses

Background image1756 Collection: Mozart & Aloysia Weber

Mozart & Aloysia Weber
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer with the accomplished singer Aloysia Weber, whose sister Konstanze he later married

Background image1756 Collection: A Kick At The Broad Bottoms! I. e. Emancipation Of All The Talents

A Kick At The Broad Bottoms! I. e. Emancipation Of All The Talents
A Kick At The Broad Bottoms! I.e. Emancipation Of All The Talents, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, Engraver, [london], 1807, King George Iii, His Face Hidden By A Pillar

Background image1756 Collection: LEOPOLD MOZART (1719-1787). German violinist, composer, and teacher; father of Wolfgang Amadeus

LEOPOLD MOZART (1719-1787). German violinist, composer, and teacher; father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Line engraving, 1756, by Jacob Andreas Fridrich

Background image1756 Collection: Fitzherbert / Cig Card

Fitzherbert / Cig Card
MARIA ANNA FITZHERBERT (Maria Anna Smythe) Friend and wife of King George IV

Background image1756 Collection: T Von Neuhoff / Magasin Pi

T Von Neuhoff / Magasin Pi
THEODOR VON NEUHOFF German adventurer who became THEODORE I, King of Corsica

Background image1756 Collection: Mozart Purple Coat

Mozart Purple Coat
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer

Background image1756 Collection: Mozart Sepia Sonata 8

Mozart Sepia Sonata 8
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART the Austrian composer

Background image1756 Collection: Social Scenes / France / C18

Social Scenes / France / C18
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART performing at a The a l Anglaise, chez le Prince de Conti, Paris

Background image1756 Collection: Siamese twins Helen and Judith, Hungarian Sisters

Siamese twins Helen and Judith, Hungarian Sisters
2603708 Siamese twins Helen and Judith, Hungarian Sisters; (add.info.: Siamese or conjoined twins. Helen and Judith, the Hungarian Sisters, born in Szony in 1701)

Background image1756 Collection: Title page of Haller's Deux memoires sur le mouvement du sang, 1756

Title page of Haller's Deux memoires sur le mouvement du sang, 1756
6317520 Title page of Haller's Deux memoires sur le mouvement du sang, 1756; (add.info.: Title page of Haller's Deux memoires sur le mouvement du sang, 1756)

Background image1756 Collection: 1756 Bellin View Of The Grand Throne Room In The Forbidden City

1756 Bellin View Of The Grand Throne Room In The Forbidden City
1756, Bellin View of the Grand Throne Room in the Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Background image1756 Collection: 1756 Bellin Map Of Boston Massachusetts Topography

1756 Bellin Map Of Boston Massachusetts Topography
1756, Bellin Map of Boston, Massachusetts

Background image1756 Collection: 1756 Lotter Map Of Pennsylvania New Jersey And New York

1756 Lotter Map Of Pennsylvania New Jersey And New York
1756, Lotter Map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York

Background image1756 Collection: 1756 Bellin Map Of Kollam Fort Kerala India Topography

1756 Bellin Map Of Kollam Fort Kerala India Topography
1756, Bellin Map of Kollam Fort, Kerala, India

Background image1756 Collection: 1756 Bellin Map Of Boston Massachusetts Topography

1756 Bellin Map Of Boston Massachusetts Topography
1756, Bellin Map of Boston, Massachusetts

Background image1756 Collection: The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the 'Augsburgische Sammlung' by J. M. Roth, 1756

The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Creator: Anonymous
The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Private Collection

Background image1756 Collection: The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the 'Augsburgische Sammlung' by J. M. Roth, 1756

The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Creator: Anonymous
The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Private Collection

Background image1756 Collection: The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the 'Augsburgische Sammlung' by J. M. Roth, 1756

The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Creator: Anonymous
The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Private Collection

Background image1756 Collection: The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the 'Augsburgische Sammlung' by J. M. Roth, 1756

The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Creator: Anonymous
The 1755 Lisbon earthquake. From the "Augsburgische Sammlung" by J. M. Roth, 1756. Private Collection

Background image1756 Collection: St Barnabas Monastery, North Cyprus

St Barnabas Monastery, North Cyprus

Background image1756 Collection: Diego Velazquez de Cuellar (1465-1524)

Diego Velazquez de Cuellar (1465-1524) had the intention of ceasing Hernan Cortes. Cortes and his fleet left Cuba in haste for the coast of Mexico

Background image1756 Collection: History of the Conquest of Mexico

History of the Conquest of Mexico
Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana (History of the Conquest of Mexico, population)

Background image1756 Collection: The Border Regiment, Uniforms and Colours

The Border Regiment, Uniforms and Colours - Private (1756), Drummer, 55th Regiment (1792), Grenadier, 55th Regiment (1767) Date: 18th century

Background image1756 Collection: View of the Old London Bridge. Date: 1756

View of the Old London Bridge. Date: 1756

Background image1756 Collection: Almanach Royal, 1756 (morocco leather gilt, mica, gouache)

Almanach Royal, 1756 (morocco leather gilt, mica, gouache)
985925 Almanach Royal, 1756 (morocco leather gilt, mica, gouache) by Derome, Jacques Antoine (1698-1760) (attr.to); 19x122.2 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Almanach Royal)

Background image1756 Collection: Sadlers Wells, from a view taken in 1756 (engraving)

Sadlers Wells, from a view taken in 1756 (engraving)
3636356 Sadlers Wells, from a view taken in 1756 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sadlers Wells, from a view taken in 1756)

Background image1756 Collection: Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days (engraving)

Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days (engraving)
1041253 Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background image1756 Collection: Calcutta - The Black Hole. Postcard sent in 1913

Calcutta - The Black Hole. Postcard sent in 1913
660463 Calcutta - The Black Hole. Postcard sent in 1913. by French Photographer (20th century); Private Collection; © Look and Learn

Background image1756 Collection: Praetor Urbanus - Inauguration of the Coptic Mayor of Cairo

Praetor Urbanus - Inauguration of the Coptic Mayor of Cairo
1275085 Praetor Urbanus - Inauguration of the Coptic Mayor of Cairo, preceded by the Procureur de la Commune, published by Hannah Humphrey in 1799 (hand-coloured etching) by Gillray

Background image1756 Collection: Storming of Geriah, 1756 (colour litho)

Storming of Geriah, 1756 (colour litho)
2792204 Storming of Geriah, 1756 (colour litho) by McCormick, Arthur David (1860-1943); Private Collection; (add.info.: Storming of Geriah, 1756)

Background image1756 Collection: Sadlers Wells in 1756 (engraving)

Sadlers Wells in 1756 (engraving)
3636355 Sadlers Wells in 1756 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sadlers Wells in 1756)

Background image1756 Collection: Old London Bridge, from St Olaves Church, 1756 (litho)

Old London Bridge, from St Olaves Church, 1756 (litho)
5999356 Old London Bridge, from St Olaves Church, 1756 (litho) by Railton, Herbert (1857-1910) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Old London Bridge, from St Olaves Church, 1756)



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"1756: A Year of Musical Brilliance, Artistic Exploration, and Scientific Curiosity" Step into the enchanting world of 1756, where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's prodigious talent begins to blossom. As you stroll through the cobblestone streets of Salzburg, Austria, a captivating statue depicts young Mozart with his violin in hand, foreshadowing the musical genius he will become. Across the Atlantic Ocean in Colonial Pennsylvania, a meticulously detailed map from the 1750s unveils the burgeoning settlements and untamed wilderness that shaped this era. Meanwhile, on their honeymoon journey through Europe, Mozart and his beloved Constanze embark on an adventure filled with love and inspiration. In Vienna's grand concert halls and intimate chambers alike, witness Mozart composing masterpieces that transcend time itself. His silhouette against candlelight captures both his intense focus and boundless creativity as he weaves melodies that touch souls across generations. While music fills hearts around Europe, scientific minds delve into new frontiers. In snowy laboratories of the 18th century, dedicated researchers study intricate snowflakes under magnifying glasses – unlocking nature's secrets one crystal at a time. London bustles with life as depicted on an exquisite map from 1756; its bustling streets echo with whispers of innovation and progress. The state tinkers tirelessly to shape society for better or worse – captured vividly by James Gillray's satirical engravings published in February. Amidst all this excitement lies Lady Charlotte Bury - her pen capturing tales of intrigue and romance during this remarkable year. Her words transport readers to distant lands while unveiling hidden desires within human hearts. Venturing further south to Rome reveals another marvel: Giovanni Battista Piranesi's etching showcases the awe-inspiring interior of the Pantheon bathed in ethereal light. Its ancient beauty stands as a testament to mankind's architectural prowess even amidst changing times.