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Maps from the Caribbean community, 1800 - 1850
Maps from the Caribbean community, 1851 - 1900
Maps from the Caribbean community, 1900 - 1951
Maps from the Irish community
Maps from the Jewish community
Maps from the South Asian community
Mary Seacole was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1805. Refused an interview by the war office in London who were recruiting nurses for the Crimea in 1854, she nevertheless paid for her own trip there and began nursing the wounded on the battlefield as well as setting up a convalescent home.
Mirpur in photographs
More than three quarters of the Pakistani community in Britain have their roots in and around Mirpur District of southern Azad Kashmir. These photographs, taken in 1997, explore the close links between British Mirpuris and Mirpur itself.
Mumbai landscapes - early 19th century
The city of Mumbai was originally seven islands. This small selection of paintings from the albums of Charles Harcourt Chambers, 1789-1828, Chief Justice of what was then Bombay, gives an idea of what the landscape looked like before building and industrialisation transformed the area.
Do not feel disappointed if you do not find exactly what you are looking for because these are only examples of what you could find. Feel free to have a go and search the Catalogue for yourself ... this is only the tip of the iceberg!
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