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Leopold Gallery

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Choose from 371 pictures in our Leopold 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 End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845 Featured Print

The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845

Engraving showing the end of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845, entitled They Forged the last link with their lives'. This engraving was taken from a painting by W. Thomas Smith, exhibited in the Royal Academy in 1896. In 1845 the British Admiralty sent two polar exploration ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, to look for the Northwest passage round the northern coast of Canada. The expedition, commanded by Sir John Franklin, disappeared from view late in 1845 and none of the men were ever seen again. In fact the ships made it to the King William Island region, then got stuck in the ice. With supplies running out the surviving crew abandoned ship and headed south. However, none made it to safety and it is all died from disease, exposure or starvation. This image shows the end of that desperate attempt to reach safety. From 1848 onwards a number of relief expeditions were sent to find Franklin, but it was only in 1859 that Francis Leopold McClintock was finally able to confirm Franklin's fate

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Elfrida Marjorie Eden, later Countess of Warwick Featured Print

Elfrida Marjorie Eden, later Countess of Warwick

Miss Elfrida Marjorie Eden (1887-1943), who married Lord Brooke (Leopold Guy Francis Maynard Greville, later 6th Earl of Warwick) on 29 April 1909 at St Margaret's Church, Westminster. She became Countess of Warwick on 15 January 1924. She held the office of Mayor of Warwick between 1929 and 1930, and again in 1931

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Neutral Moresnet - a small BelgianPrussian condominium Featured Print

Neutral Moresnet - a small BelgianPrussian condominium

The borders of Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands in 1906. of particular importance is the central feature of Neutral Moresnet - a small BelgianPrussian condominium that existed from 1816 to 1920 between present-day Belgium and Germany. Its northernmost border point at the Vaalserberg connected it to a quadripoint shared additionally with the Dutch Province of Limburg, which today is known as Three‑Country Point. Prior to Belgian independence in 1830, the territory was a DutchPrussian condominium. During the First World War, the territory was annexed into Germany, although the allies did not recognise the annexation. Date: 1906

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection