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Lavish Gallery

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

Choose from 108 pictures in our Lavish collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Royal Wedding 1947 - the cake Featured Print

Royal Wedding 1947 - the cake

Wedding cake made by Mr F. Schul of McVitie and Price in Harlesden, London for the wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in November 1947. Measuring 9 feet high and 500lb in weight, the four-tier cake stood in State to be photographed, guarded by police, chains and Mr. Schul himself. All the ingredients for the cake, which took ten hours to bake, came from the Dominions. The decoration took four to five weeks. Picture shows Mr Schul adding the finishing touches to the cake. Date: 1947

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Le Ciel - Paris Cabaret Nightclub - Inreior Featured Print

Le Ciel - Paris Cabaret Nightclub - Inreior

The Interior of Le Ciel - Montmartre, Paris Cabaret Nightclub. The Cabaret du Ciel (Cabaret of Heaven) was an early version of modern theme restaurants, with a theme centered around celestial concepts connected to the afterlife in Paradise (note the waiters and waitresses in full costume!). Inside the restaurant, beer was served, and the customers were greeted by acts such as angels playing music, St. Peter sprinkling holy water from the heavens, as well as reenactments of scenes related to Dante's Inferno. Date: circa 1905

The Dining Room at The Empress Club, 13 Berkeley Street Featured Print

The Dining Room at The Empress Club, 13 Berkeley Street

A Sectional Drawing through the extensive premises of The Empress Club, sitting between Dover Street and 13 Berkeley Street, W1, London. One of the very first Ladies Clubs, The Empress Club was founded in 1897. The palatial building covered upwards of a quarter of an acre and was palatial in scope, boasting two drawing room -offering a choice between the Louis Quinze or the Venetian style, a dining room, a lounge, a smoking gallery and a smoking room, a library, a writing room, a tape machine for news, a telephone, and a staircase decorated with stained glass windows depicting Shakespeares heroines. On the night of the 1901 census Otho Oliver, the owner and club secretary, was living on the premises, together with a female manager and a large domestic staff, comprising around 40 female and 12 male servants (including an engineer). There were around 30 women guests staying at the club, as well as several family groups, including husbands. At one time the Empress had 70 bedrooms available to its 2700 members. Date: 1904

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans