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Linking Gallery

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

Choose from 36 pictures in our Linking 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.


Five patients on the Winter Garden steps Quex Park VAD Hospi Featured Print

Five patients on the Winter Garden steps Quex Park VAD Hospi

Five patients are standing on the steps of the Winter Garden at Quex Park. The Winter Garden was a large conservatory which stood between the drawing room of Quex House and the buildings of the Powell-Cotton Museum, linking the two. During the First World War it served as the VAD Hospital Mess. The men are all wearing the hospital patient's uniform of hospital blues, which was blue serge jacket and trousers, white shirt and red tie - although in this instance some are wearing another shirt. Some men have had to roll up the trousers to make them fit. At least three of the men are wearing carpet slippers. These were made for VAD Hospitals by local War Supply Depots, for the men to use indoors. By their headgear all the men may be members of Scottish regiments. Patients were allowed to retain their regimental caps while in hospital, although their regular uniforms were handed in for cleaning and repair. 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. Major Powell-Cotton was the VAD Transport Officer for the Isle of Thanet area, responsible for organising the transport of patients from the stations to the local hospitals. Date: circa 1916

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

Cartoon, Ten centuries have passed, WW1 Featured Print

Cartoon, Ten centuries have passed, WW1

Cartoon, Ten centuries have passed. An allegorical female representing the medieval period holds the famous sword named Durandal (or Durendal), from the time of Charlemagne. Another female figure, representing France in the present, holds up another sword named Rosalie. A fire-breathing serpent at her feet wears a German pointed helmet. On a cloud in the sky, Charlemagne's warrior, Roland, links hands with a French soldier. Date: 1916

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Airline Guide Featured Print

Airline Guide

GUIDE DES VOYAGES AERIENS PARIS-LONDRES - passengers guide to the regular services now linking the two cities : the plane represented is the Farman passenger aircraft

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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