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Backs Gallery

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

Choose from 92 pictures in our Backs 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.

Salmon Leap on Bush River, Bushmills Featured Print

Salmon Leap on Bush River, Bushmills

Salmon Leap on Bush River, Bushmills - a view of a weir and to the left a mill and waterwheel. There are the backs of houses in the distance. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Bushmills). Date: circa early 1900s

© National Museums NI / Mary Evans

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A' Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital Featured Print

A' Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital

A' Ward, Quex Park VAD Hospital. This ward was located in the Drawing Room of Quex House. Originally built as a small ballroom in 1883, this room had been redecorated and fitted with carved panels of Kashmir walnut surrounding textile decorated with embroideries from Chinese robes. The light fittings had walnut and beaten copper backs. These material were specially ordered from craftsmen in Kashmir. The hospital staff in the photograph are (left to right) Dr Harry Worthington, Medical Officer; Mary Holmes, Matron; Fanny Watson, VAD Nurse. Dr Worthington is attending to a patient/s wound. The photograph was one of a number commissioned by Major Powell-Cotton from AH Siminson, photographer of St Lawrence, Ramsgate. It bears his embossing stamp in the bottom right corner. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1917

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Two Babies getting their milk direct from the cow Featured Print

Two Babies getting their milk direct from the cow

A quite surreal German postcard, showing two rather plump babies strapped to the back of two cows, their mouths clamped to long tubes originating from the cow's udders! To the right is a Scientific-looking fellow who seems to be checking the quality of the milk... Date: circa 1916

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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