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Choose from 81 pictures in our Heavily 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.


The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS 'Shah' and 'Ameth Featured Print

The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS 'Shah' and 'Ameth

Engraving showing the battle between HMS 'Shah' and 'Amethyst' and the Peruvian Ironclad turret ship 'Huascar' on the 29th May 1877. The 'Huascar' had been taken over by some Peruvian revolutionaries and declared a 'pirate' by the Peruvian government. The 'Shah' and 'Amethyst' were ordered to protect British Merchant Shipping and after the 'Huascar' had stopped several British merchant ships, the Royal Navy decided to hunt down the 'Huascar'. In the action depicted, the 70 guns of the British ships were unable to do much damage to the 'Huascar' as she was an heavily-built ironclad. In return the gunnery crew of the 'Huascar' was not well drilled enough to hit the British ships much. In desperation the 'Shah' launched a Whitehead torpedo at the 'Huascar', but the Peruvian ship was able to dodge it with some ease. The battle became a stalemate and the two sides slipped away after the fall of darkness. Reputedly this was the last action by a wooden warship, firing a broadside of muzzle-loading guns and the first use of a torpedo in anger.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Patient in Bed 29 Quex Park VAD Hospital Featured Print

Patient in Bed 29 Quex Park VAD Hospital

Photograph of a patient (name unkown) in Bed 29 in 'C' Ward at Quex Park VAD Hospital during the First World War. The man has suffered a severe wound to his right hand or arm, which is heavily bandaged and resting on a pillow. A table close by the bed has things he needs close at hand - including a Red Cross mug or cup, cigarettes and matches. Some clothing is piled on a chair; a towel is hanging over the bed head. A medical record sheet is hanging from the foot of the bed. Beside him can be seen one of the display cases in the room, which was (and still is) a gallery of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Behind the bed screens protect the glass of a floor to ceiling case, built to house a natural history diorama. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: circa 1916

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

A Chaitya - Buddhist prayer hall Featured Print

A Chaitya - Buddhist prayer hall

Black and white. View of the inside of a building called a Chaitya (Buddhist prayer hall) with heavily carved walls and columns. There is a large shrine like structure in the centre which shows a representation of Buddha. Believed to be part of the Ajanta cave complex. This complex dates from the 2nd century BCE, and is located in the Aurangabad region of Maharashtra, India.. Part of Box 365, Miscellaneous Part 1. Slide number 3. Date: circa 1900

© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans