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Choose from 85 pictures in our Commission 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.

The General Strike - Government leaders Featured Print

The General Strike - Government leaders

Government leaders during the General Strike: Ministers and Commissioners. 1. Chief Civil Commissioner: Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson, 2. Principal Chief Assistant Commissioner, Mr. A. B. Lowry, 3. Civil Commissioner, London and Home Counties Division: Major W. Cope, 4. Civil Commissioner, Eastern Division: Major Sir Philip Sassoon, 5. Coal-owner's representatives leaving Downing Street: (Left to right) Messrs. W. A. Lee, Evan Williams, Edward Mann, and Guthrie. 6. Civil Commissioner for the North Midland Division: Captain H. Douglas King, 7. The Members of the Coal Commission: (Left to right) Mr. Kenneth Lee, Sir William Beveridge, Sir Herbert Samuel, (Chairman) and Sir Herbert Lawrence. 8. Minister of Labour: Sir Arthur Steel Maitland. 9. Civil Commissioner, Midland Division: Lt. Col. the Hon. G.F. Stanley. 11. Civil Commissioner, North Eastern Division: Captain D. H. Hacking. 12. Parliamentary Secretary to the Department of Mines: Col. G.R. Lane-Fox, 13. Civil Commissioner, South Midland Division: Major Earl Winterton, 14. The Home Secretary: Sir William Joynson-Hicks. In support of a strike by coal miners over the issue of threatened wage cuts, the Trades Union Congress called a General Strike in early May 1926. The strike only involved certain key industrial sectors (docks, electricity, gas, railways) but, in the face of well-organised government emergency measures and lack of real public support, it collapsed after nine days.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

A Temporary Gentleman by H F Maltby Featured Print

A Temporary Gentleman by H F Maltby

Promotional postcard for A Temporary Gentleman by H. F. Maltby. First produced at the Pier Theatre, Brighton, 17th March and Oxford Theatre , 9th June 1919. In August 1914, the officer class in the British army was a small and privileged 鬩te numbering only 15, 000 men. During the course of the war, a further 235, 000 individuals were given either permanent or, more frequently, temporary commissions. The pressing need for an expanded officer corps enabled men from a wider variety of social and educational backgrounds to become 'temporary gentlemen'. The hero was a middle class junior clerk, who thought wrongly that becoming an officer would get him a job after the war. Date: 1919

© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

 Spanish Civil War. Feu tancs..., tancs..., tancs...!, Featured Print

Spanish Civil War. Feu tancs..., tancs..., tancs...!,

"Spanish Civil War."Feu tancs..., tancs..., tancs...!, que s󮠥ls vehicles de la vict򲩡 (Make tanks., tanks., tanks.! They are victory vehicles!"). Poster from the Republican side. Comisariado de Propaganda de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Propaganda Commission of the Government of Catalonia). Author: Mart�SPAIN. Salamanca. Archivo Hist󲩣o Nacional." Date:

© Mary Evans/P. Rotger/Iberfoto