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Flotilla Gallery

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

Choose from 48 pictures in our Flotilla 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.

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore Featured Print

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore

A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements and supplies are funneled ashore following the conquest of the Cherbourg peninsula. Barrage balloons protect the ships from enemy strafing. One balloon still rests on the deck of large landing vehicle. Trucks filled with supplies and troops head inland across the beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases - the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an amphibious assault by infantry. The Normandy landings were the largest single-day amphibious actions ever undertaken, involving close to 400, 000 military and naval personnel"

© Robert Hunt Library/Mary Evans

Suffragettes Swimming Hot Air Balloon Muriel Matters Featured Print

Suffragettes Swimming Hot Air Balloon Muriel Matters

A cartoon illustration by Alfred Chantrey Courbold (1852-1920) of suffragettes swimming towards a flotilla of toy boats. Behind them are large Votes for Women banners whilst pro-suffrage leaflets rain down from a hot air balloon in the sky. This is reference to the attempt made by Muriel Matters to fly in an airship over the House of Commons in February 1909. She missed her target but released 6lbs of Women's Freedom League leaflets in the skies over London. 1909, original artwork by Alfred Chantrey Courbold.182.In the 'source' column, put Bernard Partidge 'after' Sie Edward Burne-Jones rather than re-work. Date: 1909

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Napoleon gathering the fleet - Invasion of Britain Featured Print

Napoleon gathering the fleet - Invasion of Britain

Decree signed by Napoleon wrote to ordering the meeting of the flotilla at Boulogne - 30th August 1805. From 1803 to 1805 a new army of 200, 000 men, known as the Armee des cotes de l'Ocean (Army of the Ocean Coasts) or the Armee de l'Angleterre (Army of England), was gathered and trained at camps at Boulogne, Bruges and Montreuil. A large "National Flotilla" of invasion barges was built in Channel ports along the coasts of France and Holland (then under French domination as the Batavian Republic), right from Etaples to Flushing, and gathered at Boulogne. The planned invasion of Great Britain however never happened and was eventually called off later in 1805. Date: 1805

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection