HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

John Benjamin Stone
SIR JOHN BENJAMIN STONE (9 February 1838 – 2 July 1914), known as Benjamin, was a British Conservative politician and photographer. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 References * 3 Further reading * 4 External links LIFE AND CAREERStone was born in Duddeston, Birmingham
Birmingham
the son of a manager at a local glass works. The business passed into the hands of Stone, his father and a partner in 1860. It was later sold. By this time Stone had become a successful paper manufacturer. Stone was a local Conservative politician, founder of the Birmingham Conservative Association and MP for Birmingham
Birmingham
East from 1895 to 1909. He was a member of the Sutton Coldfield Corporation for many years and was the first Mayor of the town in 1886 when the new Municipal Corporation was created; a post he held for four years
[...More...]

"John Benjamin Stone" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Livery Collar
A LIVERY COLLAR or CHAIN OF OFFICE is a collar or heavy chain , usually of gold , worn as insignia of office or a mark of fealty or other association in Europe from the Middle Ages onwards. One of the oldest and best-known livery collars is the Collar of Esses , which has been in continuous use in England since the 14th century. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins * 2 Collar of Esses * 3 Private livery collars * 4 Renaissance chains * 4.1 Mayoral collars * 4.2 Collars of orders of knighthood * 4.3 Collars of Freemasonry * 5 See also * 6 Notes * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links HISTORYORIGINSVarious forms of livery were used in the Middle Ages to denote attachment to a great person by friends, servants, and political supporters
[...More...]

"Livery Collar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Leslie Ward
SIR LESLIE MATTHEW WARD (21 November 1851 – 15 May 1922 London) was a British portrait artist and caricaturist who over four decades painted 1,325 portraits which were regularly published by Vanity Fair , under the pseudonyms "SPY" and "DRAWL". The portraits were produced as watercolours and turned into chromolithographs for publication in the magazine. These were then usually reproduced on better paper and sold as prints. Such was his influence in the genre that all Vanity Fair caricatures are sometimes referred to as "Spy Cartoons" regardless of who the artist actually was. Early portraits, almost always full-length (judges at the bench being the main exception), had a stronger element of caricature and usually distorted the proportions of the body, with a very large head and upper body supported on much smaller lower parts
[...More...]

"Leslie Ward" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Conservative Party (uk)
The CONSERVATIVE PARTY, officially the CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is currently the governing party, having won the most seats in the House of Commons at the 2017 general election . However, it is reliant on the support of the Northern Irish party, the Democratic Unionist Party , in order to command the majority of the House of Commons. The party's leader, Theresa May
Theresa May
, is currently serving as Prime Minister . It is the largest party in local government with 9,237 councillors . The Conservative Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United Kingdom, the other being its modern rival, the Labour Party . The Conservative Party's platform involves support for free market capitalism, free enterprise, fiscal conservatism, a strong national defence, deregulation, and restrictions on trade unions
[...More...]

"Conservative Party (uk)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Politician
A POLITICIAN (from "politics" + "-ian", from the Greek title of Aristotle\'s book Πολιτικά "Politika", meaning "Civic Affairs") is a person active in party politics , or a person holding or seeking office in government. In democratic countries, politicians seek elective positions within a government through elections or, at times, temporary appointment to replace politicians who have died, resigned or have been otherwise removed from office. In non-democratic countries, they employ other means of reaching power through appointment, bribery, revolutions and intrigues. Some politicians are experienced in the art or science of government. Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "politician" can be anyone who seeks to achieve political power in any bureaucratic institution
[...More...]

"Politician" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋəm/ ( listen ), locally /ˈbɜːmɪŋ(g)əm/ ) is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands , England standing on the small River Rea . It is the largest and most populous British city outside London , with a population of 1,101,360 in 2014. A medium-sized market town in the medieval period, Birmingham grew to international prominence in the 18th century at the heart of the Midlands Enlightenment and subsequent Industrial Revolution , which saw the town at the forefront of worldwide advances in science, technology, and economic development, producing a series of innovations that laid many of the foundations of modern industrial society . By 1791 it was being hailed as "the first manufacturing town in the world"
[...More...]

"Birmingham" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Member Of Parliament
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament . In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called _parliamentary parties_) with members of the same political party
[...More...]

"Member Of Parliament" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Birmingham East (UK Parliament Constituency)
BIRMINGHAM EAST was a parliamentary constituency in the city of Birmingham
Birmingham
, England
England
. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom , elected by the first-past-the-post voting system. The constituency was created upon the abolition of the Birmingham constituency in 1885, and was itself abolished for the 1918 general election . CONTENTS * 1 Boundaries * 2 Members of Parliament * 3 Elections * 3.1 Elections in the 1880s * 3.2 Elections in the 1890s * 3.3 Elections in the 1900s * 3.4 Elections in the 1910s * 4 In popular culture * 5 See also * 6 References BOUNDARIESBefore 1885 Birmingham
Birmingham
, in the county of Warwickshire , had been a three-member constituency (see Birmingham
Birmingham
(UK Parliament constituency) for further details)
[...More...]

"Birmingham East (UK Parliament Constituency)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Sutton Coldfield
The ROYAL TOWN OF SUTTON COLDFIELD ( pronunciation (help ·info )), more colloquially known as SUTTON COLDFIELD or simply SUTTON, is a town and civil parish in Birmingham
Birmingham
, West Midlands , England
England
. The town lies about 7 miles (10 km) northeast of Birmingham
Birmingham
City Centre and borders Little Aston , North Warwickshire
North Warwickshire
, Lichfield
Lichfield
, Erdington and South Staffordshire
Staffordshire
. Its 2011 Census population was 95,107 – an increase of 6.7 % since the 2001 Census. Historically in Warwickshire
Warwickshire
, it became part of Birmingham
Birmingham
and the West Midlands metropolitan county in 1974 . In 2015, the town elected a Parish/ Town
Town
Council for the first time in its recent history
[...More...]

"Sutton Coldfield" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Municipal Corporation
A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION is the legal term for a local governing body , including (but not necessarily limited to) cities , counties , towns , townships , charter townships , villages , and boroughs . The term can also be used to describe municipally-owned enterprises. CONTENTS* 1 Municipal corporation as local self-government * 1.1 Canada * 1.2 India * 1.3 Ireland * 1.4 United States * 2 Municipal corporation as enterprises * 3 See also * 4 References MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENTMunicipal incorporation occurs when such municipalities become self-governing entities under the laws of the state or province in which they are located. Often, this event is marked by the award or declaration of a municipal charter . A CITY CHARTER or TOWN CHARTER (generically, MUNICIPAL CHARTER) is a legal document establishing a municipality such as a city or town
[...More...]

"Municipal Corporation" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

High Steward Of The Royal Town Of Sutton Coldfield
The HIGH STEWARD OF SUTTON COLDFIELD was an office relating to the government of the town of Sutton Coldfield , Warwickshire , England
England
. HISTORYPrior to the Royal Charter of 1528 Walter Devereux, Lord Ferrers of Chartley held the office of High Steward under the Crown . He also held office as Bailiff of the Manor, Keeper of the Rolls and Keeper of Coldfield Walk. The salaries for these posts, under a grant of 1525, were to be paid at the rate of £16 a year to him and his son Henry for life. On the granting of the Charter the town was to be held by a Warden and Society (roughly equivalent to Mayor and Corporation) and the inhabitants of the town. The Charter granted the right to appoint a High Steward , although this right was not exercised until 1547. The High Stewards were appointed for life and were to be entitled to a Deputy to assist in the duty of holding courts
[...More...]

"High Steward Of The Royal Town Of Sutton Coldfield" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Documentary Photography
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY usually refers to a popular form of photography used to chronicle events or environments both significant and relevant to history and historical events as well as everyday life. It is typically covered in professional photojournalism , or real life reportage, but it may also be an amateur , artistic, or academic pursuit. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Documentary photography
Documentary photography
vs. photojournalism * 3 Acceptance by the art world * 4 Notable documentary photographers * 4.1 United States * 4.2 Europe * 4.3 Other * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Sources HISTORY _ This article appears to CONTAIN A LARGE NUMBER OF BUZZWORDS . There might be a discussion about this on the talk page . Please help improve this article if you can
[...More...]

"Documentary Photography" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain _Reino de España_ (Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real
Marcha Real
" (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain (dark green) – in Europe
[...More...]

"Spain" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Norway
NORWAY (/ˈnɔːrweɪ/ (_ listen ) NAWR-way_ ; Norwegian : _ Norge_ ( Bokmål ) or _ Noreg_ ( Nynorsk ); Northern Sami : _Norga_), officially the KINGDOM OF NORWAY, is a sovereign state and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen
Jan Mayen
and the archipelago of Svalbard
Svalbard
. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the Kingdom. Norway
Norway
also lays claim to a section of Antarctica
Antarctica
known as Queen Maud Land . Until 1814, the kingdom included the Faroe Islands , Greenland
Greenland
, and Iceland
Iceland

[...More...]

"Norway" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Japan
Coordinates : 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136 Japan 日本国 _Nippon-koku_ _Nihon-koku_ _ Flag Imperial Seal ANTHEM: * " Kimigayo _" * 君が代 "His Imperial Majesty's Reign" GOVERNMENT SEAL OF JAPAN * _ * Go-Shichi no Kiri_ (五七桐) Area controlled by Japan shown in green; claimed but uncontrolled shown in light green
[...More...]

"Japan" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Brazil
Coordinates : 10°S 52°W / 10°S 52°W / -10; -52 Federative Republic of Brazil _República Federativa do Brasil_ (Portuguese ) _ Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: * Ordem e Progresso_ (Portuguese) * (English: "Order and Progress") ANTHEM: * _Hino Nacional Brasileiro _ * (English: "Brazilian National Anthem")* ------------------------- * FLAG ANTHEM: * _Hino à Bandeira Nacional_ * (English: "National Flag Anthem")* NATIONAL SEAL * _Selo Nacional do Brasil _ * National Seal of Brazil * CAPITAL Brasília 15°47′S 47°52′W / 15.783°S 47.867°W / -15.783; -47.867
[...More...]

"Brazil" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.