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Cells Gallery

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

Choose from 45 pictures in our Cells collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - South Africa Featured Print

The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - South Africa

The Simmer and Jack Proprietary Gold Mines - east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The company which was founded in 1887 by the German August Simmer and Scotsman John Jack. The gold deposits were very large indeed, but could only be extracted from the pyrite with great difficulty and expense using contemporary technology (cyanide process). In the foreground can be seen a row of cylindrical froth flotation cells - part of this dangerous process. The original mine was closed down in 1969. Date: circa 1908

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Suffragette Chess Set Featured Print

Suffragette Chess Set

A painted figural chess set, entitled Topical Chessmen (Suffragettes v The Law). It comprises King and Queen, bishops as judges, rooks as burning buildings, prison cells, policemen as pawns and suffragettes painted with sashes. The original box states that the set was made in London by Disabled Soldiers and Sailors for The Incorporated Soldiers and Sailors Help Society, 122, Brompton Road, London, S.W. This organisation was founded in 1899, and Lord Roberts took a keen interest in the workshops set up after the South African war, in which many ex-servicemen were trained in the making of small articles. The chess set was sold in Toy and Athletic Dealers Probably dates from late 1913-1914. Date: circa 1914

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Presidio Modelo Prison, Isla de Pinos, Cuba Featured Print

Presidio Modelo Prison, Isla de Pinos, Cuba

General view of the Presidio Modelo Prison on the Isla de Pinos (Isle of Pines), Cuba, now renamed Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth). The prison was designed using the panopticon principle promoted by Jeremy Bentham. It was built between 1926 and 1931, and held 6000 prisoners. Cells are arranged around each block's circular perimeter, with an observation point placed at the centre. The site is now a museum

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection