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Dangers Gallery

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

Choose from 53 pictures in our Dangers 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.

Collecting Eggs at Flamborough Head Featured Print

Collecting Eggs at Flamborough Head

Collecting seagull's eggs at Flamborough Head, Yorkshire. A traditional practice for farmers whose land adjoined the cliff edge, which gave them a legal right to supplement their income by selling eggs. The farmer sub-licenced gangs of three or four climmers, to gather eggs of the gulls, common guillemot, razorbill and others from the cliff side. It was a perilous business, requiring fitness and skill, but the rewards must have been great - in 1908 such eggs commanded a shilling a dozen (about the same as a hundredweight of coal) and it was estimated that gangs could collect up to 300 or 400 eggs a day in season. Date: 1911

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

WW2 Poster -- Dysentery and Diarrhoea Featured Print

WW2 Poster -- Dysentery and Diarrhoea

Dysentery and Diarrhoea. Colour lithograph information poster, after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper. The poster poses questions relating to the dangers and causes of disease, and provides helpful hints, with illustrations, on dealing with Flies and Filth. It was aimed, in particular, at British troops on active service in Italy during World War Two. Six vignettes illustrate how to prevent these illnesses: 1. Burn All Refuse 2. Keep Lid Down 3. Swat em 4. Trap em 5. Cover Food 6. Keep Swill-Bins Closed. Date: 1945

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Albert I, Prince of Monaco lures gamblers to his Casino Featured Print

Albert I, Prince of Monaco lures gamblers to his Casino

Viens poupoule, viens poupoule, viens! ('Come to me Little Chicken, Come!') -the lyrics of a famous French Music Hall song of the early years of the 20th century, used to caption this satirical postcard, depicting Albert I (18481922), Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois leading little chickens from across Europe into his Casino Coop where they face Financial Slaughter (note his bloody knife!). An early depiction of the perils of gambling! Date: circa 1907

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection