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Cope Gallery

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Choose from 46 pictures in our Cope 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

Rev. Dr. A. C. Don, Dean of Westminster Featured Print

Rev. Dr. A. C. Don, Dean of Westminster

The Dean of Westminster, according to ancient traditional rights, assists the Archbishop of Canterbury at the coronation of British Sovereigns, in particular at the Unction, the Investiture, the Crowning and the Administration of the Holy Communion, the most solemn moments in the great service. Our portrait of the Very Rev. Alan Campbell Don, K.C.V.O., Dean of Westminster since 1946, shows him wearing the historic cope which was made for the Coronation of Charles II. Dr. Don, who was born in 1885, is Dean of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath. He was a Chaplain to the King, 1934- 46, Canon of Westminster and Rector of St. Margaret, Westminster, 1941- 46, and Chaplain to the Speaker, House of Commons, 1936- 46. Date: 1953

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

A Derby night Featured Print

A Derby night

Illustration by S. Begg showing a long queue of men lining up to enlist. Lord Derby, Director General of Recruiting in 1916 introduced the Derby scheme which encouraged men from the same offices or factories to join up together to form pals battalions. The scheme also divided men up into single and married and offered a war pension to those with dependents. As the prospect of conscription loomed, and with December 15th 1915 as the deadline for volunteering or attesting, recruitment offices found it difficult to cope with the crowds

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans