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1808 Gallery

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

Choose from 391 pictures in our 1808 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.


Recruiting poster for the 7th Regiment of Light Dragoons Featured Print

Recruiting poster for the 7th Regiment of Light Dragoons

Recruiting poster for the 7th (or The Queen?s Own) Regiment of (Light Dragoons), 1809.The 7th (or The Queen?s Own) Regiment of (Light Dragoons) had served in Sir John Moore?s Spanish campaign of 1808-1809. His army was forced to retreat and was evacuated by sea from Corunna in Jan 1809. The regiment suffered heavy casualties in the campaign and 70 more men were lost when the troopship taking them home was shipwrecked off the Cornish coast. On its return to England the regiment began recruiting to replace the losses. Date: 1809

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Covent Garden, 1810 Featured Print

Covent Garden, 1810

This is the 'new' theatre, built after the disastrous fire of 1808 ; designed by Robert Smirke, it was the scene of riots when audiences complained of price increases

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1808, 1810, Audiences, Britain, Buildings, Built, Complained, Covent, Designed, Disastrous, Fire, Garden, Historical, History, Increases, Price, Riots, Robert, Scene, Smirke, Theatre

Astley's Amphitheatre Featured Print

Astley's Amphitheatre

Philip Astley's amphitheatre, Westminster Bridge Road, London : loved by Dickens, this was also the scene of clowns such as Grimaldi, and popular melodrama.

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1808, Amphi Theatre, Astley, Bridge, Circus, Circuses, Clowns, Dickens, Grimaldi, Historical, History, Loved, Melodrama, Named, Philip, Popular, Road, Scene, Westminster