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Knowledge Gallery

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

Choose from 69 pictures in our Knowledge 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.


Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W.B Featured Print

Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W.B

"Map of Moscow (1836). Original drawing by W.B. Clarke and engraving by B. Davies, originally published under supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. From the work "De comparative urban design", by Melville C. Branch (New York, 1978). Engraving. SPAIN. Barcelona. Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia)." Date:

© Mary Evans/M.C.Esteban/Iberfoto

Caricature of John Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice Featured Print

Caricature of John Coleridge, Lord Chief Justice

Caricature of John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge (1820-11894), British lawyer, judge, and Lord Chief Justice of England. "Gilchrist? Gilchrist? Never heard of her." A comment on his question in court: "Who is Connie Gilchrist?" She was, in fact, quite a well known actress, dancer and singer.
1881

© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library

Maxim Gorky, Russian Writer with a Gusli Player Featured Print

Maxim Gorky, Russian Writer with a Gusli Player

Alexei Maximovich Peshkov (Maxim Gorky) (1868-1936), Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the Socialist Realism literary method and a political activist, with Stepan Gavrilovich Petrov (Stepan Skitalets) (1869-1941), Composer, poet and folk musician, playing a Gusli. The name Skitalets means "wanderer" in Russian. Skitalets came to Moscow with Gorky where he joined the Sreda, a literary group founded by the writer Nikolay Teleshov, which included many of Russia's most popular authors and artists, such as Leonid Andreyev, Ivan Bunin, Fyodor Chaliapin, Gorky and Anton Chekhov. In 1902, Skitalets's first collection of stories and poems was published by Gorky's company Znanie ('Knowledge'). The exact instrument pictured is a Shlemovidnye (helmet-shaped) Gusli Date: circa 1902

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection