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Choose from 172 pictures in our Destroyer 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.


Featured Print

Papyrus of Ani (Book of the Dead) - The Judgement

(Above) -Twelve Gods seated in Order, as judges before a table of offerings. (Below) - The Psychostasia of Weighing of the Conscience of Ani. The Jackal-headed Anubis trying (in the balance) the heart of the deceased against the feather (symbolising the law). On the left, Ani and his wife cn be seen in a pose of devotion; on the right an Ibis-headed Thoth, the Scribe of the Gods, notes down the resultsof this trial, whilst behind, the monster Amemit, the Devourer, looms menacingly. On the left of the balance, Shai (Destiny) with two Goddesses Renenit and Meschenit behind, all under the soul of Ani (symbolisedby a human-headed hawk and the symbol of a cradle). Date: around 1550 BCE

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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HMS Wren - Admiralty modified W class destroyer

HMS Wren (D88/I88) was an Admiralty modified W class destroyer built for the Royal Navy. She was ordered in April 1918 from Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited under the 13th Order for Destroyers of the Emergency War Program of 1918-19. She was the third Royal Navy ship to carry the name, which was introduced in 1653. Sunk on 27th July 1940 by air attack off Aldeburgh, Suffolk by German Junkers Ju-87 aircraft. Date: circa 1939

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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Captain Philip Louis Vian

A portrait of Captain Philip Louis Vian, published at the time of his command of H.M.S. Cossack. The Royal Navy destroyer had, in February 1940, entered neutral Norwegian waters in order to recapture about 300 British merchant seamen who were being held on the German supply ship Altmark. The seamen had been captured by the pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee. Born in 1864, Captain Vian had served on several Royal Navy ships during World War I, and served with distinction throughout World War II. Continuing his naval career following the war, he was ultimately made Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet and promoted to Admiral of the Fleet. He retired from the Royal Navy in 1952 and died in 1968. Date: 1940

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans