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Choose from 107 pictures in our 38 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.


Lockheed P-38 'Lightning' in action; Second World War, 1944 Featured Print

Lockheed P-38 'Lightning' in action; Second World War, 1944

Illustration showing an US Air Force Lockheed P-38 'Lightning' shooting down a German aeroplane during the Second World War. The 'Lightning' was a highly successful twin-engined escort fighter, with a top speed of 360mph and a range of at least 1000 miles. This illustration was painted by C.E. Turner, the Illustrated London News' special artist, from sketches made at an American airfield in Britain, 1944.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Florence Nightingale Featured Print

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) was born in Italy. She moved to England with her wealthy family and was educated at home by her father. Although it was not deemed suitable for ladies of Florence's social standing to become nurses, she believed that it was God's chosen path for her. She trained in Kaiserswerth, near Dusseldorf and then returned to England to take a post at a Harley Street surgery. Florence Nightingale was sent along with 38 nurses to the Barrack Hospital in Scutari to assist with medical support. As she cared for the troops she gained much respect, writing letters home on the soldiers' behalf and fighting to improve the sanitary conditions of the field hospitals. When Florence returned from the Crimea she received a hero's welcome. She published two books about her opinions on hospital reforms and campaigned for better quality nursing training until her death in August 1910.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852 Featured Print

The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852

Engraving of the re-cut Koh-i-noor ('mountain of light') diamond, 1852. Previously owned by the Mogul emperors, the Persian Shahs and Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab, it was presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company in 1850. The diamond was displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851, where various experts felt it displayed insufficient fire. It was decided therefore to recut the stone. This was undertaken by Guillaume Coster, over 38 days, in 1852 to produce a round diamond of 108 carats (shown in the image). In 1937 the diamond was placed in a crown to be worn by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at the Coronation of King George VI. The crown and diamond now reside at the Tower of London.

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10219047