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Davenport Gallery

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

Choose from 40 pictures in our Davenport 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.

Elegant Edwardian couple with child outside house Featured Print

Elegant Edwardian couple with child outside house

A photograph of James Johnson Battersby and his wife Nancy (nee Nidd) on the steps of their house 'Dunluce' in the Davenport area of Stockport. The child is James Larratt Battersby, their son. The photograph is dated 1909, and a few years later James Johnson Battersby was a passenger on the Lusitania when it was sunk off Ireland in 1917. He survived. Date: 1909

© The Battersby Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Mediums William and Ira Davenport Featured Print

Mediums William and Ira Davenport

Undated illustration of American mediums and spiritualists William and Ira Davenport. The Davenport Brothers were instrumental in building the popularity of the American Spiritualist movement prior to the Civil War. They created a sensation all over the country and in Europe and continued mystifying audiences for years. William Henry and Ira Erastas Davenport introduced the spirit cabinet for mediums to use during a sance. These cabinets, or enclosures, would section the medium off from view while they were producing their strange phenomena. This would prove to be both popular and astounding to audiences as the mediums were usually bound hand and foot in the cabinet while the seemingly impossible phenomena manifested about them. Ira Davenport was born in 1839 and his brother William came along two years later in 1841. HPG/8/1/1 (iv)

© Mary Evans Picture Library/HARRY PRICE

Page from 'William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: wit Featured Print

Page from 'William Tarn and Co.s Illustrated Catalogue: wit

William Tarn and Co.'s Illustrated Catalogue', containing 202 pages including the front and back covers, with black and white and colour illustrations including designs for ceilings and dados, and hall, breakfast room, dining room, library and drawing room furniture, measuring 24 x 31.4 cm, produced for William Tarn & Co. and published in London c.1890-1900. Date: c.1890-1900

© The Geffrye Museum of the Home / Mary Evans Picture Library