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Hawking Gallery

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

Choose from 36 pictures in our Hawking 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.

Gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Barton Featured Print

Gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Barton

An absolutely fascinating postcard showing the gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Francis Alexander Barton (1861-1939), who made a successful flight on 24th July, 1905. Three years earlier he made a balloon at Alexandra Palace and on 9th August 1902, on the occasion of King Edward VII's Coronation, ascended in it from Beckenham, accompanied by a Frenchman called M. Auguste Eugine Gaudron. Packets of stamped postcards were thrown out of the car at various points. The balloon was carried over the Channel and came down in the sea just off the French coast; and Barton claimed that on that flight he was the first man in England to carry mails by air! (see also 10997539 for this card set in as an insert to another postcard!) Date: 1905

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Young Nobleman Hawking Featured Print

Young Nobleman Hawking

A young nobleman of the reign of Henry III rides out with a hawk : he is wearing summer costume, including a coif. The pointed toes of his boots hang below his stirrups. Date: 1250

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1250, Birds, Coif, Costume, Hang, Hawk, Hawking, Henry, Hunting, I Ii, Including, Noble Man, Pointed, Reign, Rides, Stirrups, Summer, Toes, Wearing, Young

Hawking, Medieval Fran Featured Print

Hawking, Medieval Fran

AUGUST While peasants bring in the harvest and bathe in the river near the chateau d'Etampes, a noble party ride out with their falcons

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1409, 1487, B Ring, Bathe, Birds, Chateau, Detampes, Falcons, Fran, Harvest, Hawking, Historical, History, Hunting, Medieval, Noble, Party, Peasants, Ride, River