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1781 Gallery

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Choose from 135 pictures in our 1781 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

Montagu Monuments, St Edmund's Church, Warkton, Northants

The Montagu Monuments are four stunning marble statues in the unlikely setting of Grade I listed St Edmunds Church in Warkton, Northamptonshire. The Statuary assemblages commemorates four members of the same family (the Montagus from nearby Boughton House). Two were created by Louis Francois Roubiliac, however the pictured statues (for Lady Mary Montagu, Duchess of Montagu (1712 1775)) are by Peter Mathias Van Gelder (circa 1742 - 1809) erected in Warkton in 1781. The monument shows the distress witnessed by the representative figures of the Distressed Woman, Widows and Orphans, who were championed and supported by Mary throughout her life in many charitable acts, which are summarised in the tribute, by Henry Lyte, on the column, which includes: No wonder then, if oer thy Urn - Poor Orphan Babes & Widows mourn, - Heavn gains a holy Saint tis true, But They have lost their MONTAGU. The Angel attempts to ease the grief by pointing skywards, indicating the place in heaven to where the Duchess had gone. Date: 1928

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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The Bishop's Palace, Dromore, 1781 to 1842

The Bishop's Palace, Dromore, 1781 to 1842 - a front view of a large detached house with motor car to the left. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Dromore). Date: circa early 1900s

© National Museums NI / Mary Evans

1781, 1842, Bishops, Car, County, Detached, Down, Dromore, Front, House, Ireland, Large, Left, Location, Motor, Northern, Palace, View

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Eugene De Beauharnais

EUGENE de BEAUHARNAIS adopted son of Napoleon I, military, viceroy of Italy : after Napoleon's defeat he will retire to Bavaria, where his wife comes from. Date: 1781 - 1824

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1781, 1824, Adopted, Bavaria, Beauharnais, De, Defeat, Eugene, Historical, History, Italy, Military, Napoleon, Napoleons, Retire, Son, Viceroy, Wife