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Handing Gallery

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Choose from 59 pictures in our Handing 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.

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s Featured Print

Czech Republic - Sokol Rally in Prague 1920s

A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation). Sokol was founded on the philosophy that a physically fit, mentally alert and culturally developed people can make a nation strong. The word "sokol" translates to falcon and is symbolic of the Sokol ideals: Courage, Strength, Endurance, Fraternalism, Love of democratic principles, and Pride in country. Miroslav Tyrs (1832 -1884) (depicted in the centre) was a key exponent of this approach and is duly being honoured by the ranks of passing Sokol participants. Tyrs believed that a nation must be physically fit, morally on a high plane and intelligent in order to secure independence and retain it. Elevated to Doctor of Philosophy at Charles University and a member of the Education Staff of Rieger's Encyclopedia, Tyrs formulated his Sokol plan, creating an entirely new gymnastic terminology. The next twenty years of his life were devoted to Sokol. He was the first Physical Director, editor of the Sokol paper and creator of calisthenics and exercises, placing the whole system on a firm scientific basis. Between the First and Second World Wars the organisation grew to have a million members. The Sokol programmes were organised to have mass appeal across all strata of Czech society and across all age grous."

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Sir Leary Constantine with boy scout Featured Print

Sir Leary Constantine with boy scout

Sir Leary Constantine, the former West Indies cricketer, shaking hands with Robert Todd (age 15), of the 6th Wallington Scout Group, UK. He is handing over an envelope bearing the new Bahamas stamps commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of World Scouting. The envelope would later be put in a bottle and dropped from Chelsea Bridge in London. The plan was for someone to find the bottle and post the envelope on to the Bahamas. Date: 1967

© Mary Evans / The Scout Association

HANNIBAL (247-183 BC). Carthaginian general and Featured Print

HANNIBAL (247-183 BC). Carthaginian general and

HANNIBAL (247-183 BC). Carthaginian general and statesman. Citizens handing the keys to your city to Hannibal. Detail. Third cloth preserved of the series. Brussels manufacture. Wool and silk. 6.5 / 7 threads per cm. 340 x 336 cm. The History of Hannibal: Hannibal in Italy. ca. 1570. Flemish art. Tapestry. SPAIN. Zamora. Cathedral Museum

© Mary Evans/Fundaciarlos de Amberes/Iberfoto