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Choose from 401 pictures in our Director 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.

Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture Featured Print

Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture

Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited. The document is signed by John Henry Watson himself (then about 17 years old), his father Walter Watson, and Henry Davis, Governing Director. The apprenticeship is for five years, dating from 25 June 1901, in the skill of instrument making. The apprentice's pay is agreed at 4 shillings and sixpence per week for the first year, rising to 6 shillings in the second year, 7/6 in the third, 9/6 in the fourth, and 12/6 in the fifth. The apprentice agrees to be obedient, not do any damage, not to take leave of absence without consent, and not to play cards, dice or other unlawful games, nor to frequent taverns or playhouses.
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3 January 1902

© Mary Evans Picture Library/GILL STOKER

Sir Sam Fay by Lieut. Percival Anderson Featured Print

Sir Sam Fay by Lieut. Percival Anderson

Sir Samuel (Sam) Fay (1856-1953), railway administrator. General Manager of first the Midland and South Western Junction Railways and then in 1902, the Grand Central Railway as well as responsible for the development of Immingham Dock. As editor of several rail magazines, he pioneered the use of publicity for the railways. He was director of movements at the War Office from January 1917 to March 1918, then director-general of movements and railways, and a member of the army council, with the rank of general. He gives a lively account of his wartime career in his book The War Office at War (1937). In 1919 he returned to the Great Central Railway, remaining its general manager until it became part of the London and North Eastern Railway on 1 January 1923. Date: 1918

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Major-General Sir John Steevens by Percival Anderson Featured Print

Major-General Sir John Steevens by Percival Anderson

Major-General Sir John Steevens, KCB, KCMG (1855-1925), British Army Director of Equipment and Ordnance Stores during the First World War. He war service dated back to the Zulu War of 1879 and the Egyptian Campaign of 1882. After just thirteen year's service he reached the rank of lieutenant-colonel and eleven years later became Principal Ordnance Officer at Woolwich, an appointment he held throughout the Boer War (1899-1902). He held th appointment of Inspector-General of Ordnance Services, and subsequently Director of Artillery at the War Office from 1893-1898. Date: 1917

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans