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1785 Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 223 pictures in our 1785 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.


Blanchard and Jeffries crossing English Channel Featured Print

Blanchard and Jeffries crossing English Channel

Jean-Pierre Blanchard and Dr John Jeffries crossing the English Channel by balloon. They left Dover, crossed the sea, and landed near Blanay, between Calais and Boulogne. It was the first aerial crossing of the English Channel. Pictured is the French coast at Calais, with jubilant spectators, ships and boats.
7 January 1785

© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans

Casanova being hit by a stone and mocked by a child Featured Print

Casanova being hit by a stone and mocked by a child

Giacomo Casanova depicted as an elderly man coming back from the library. During his departure, Casanova is struck by a stone by a child who then begins to point and laugh due to his strange appearance. Casanova became a librarian in 1785 to Count Joseph Karl von Waldstein, a chamberlain of the emperor, in the Castle of Dux, Bohemia. Date: 1785

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

John Belchier Featured Print

John Belchier

JOHN BELCHIER Surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London ; fellow of the Royal Society. He once disarmed a patient who demanded money from him with a pistol. Date: 1706 - 1785

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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