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

Choose from 73 pictures in our Mace 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.

Persian Dervishes Featured Print

Persian Dervishes

Persian Dervishes. Darwesh or Dervish, as it is known in European languages, refers to members of Sufi Muslim ascetic religious Tariqahs - tariket. Dervishes are involved in the esoteric side of Islam - and dervish orders mostly represent the teachings of various Sufi Saints who have lived over the centuries. In Persian (Iran), the word Darvish, also refers to a mendicant ascetic. The word Dervish means seeker of the truth and the teachings of each Dervish order represent some of the infinite number of ways of being brought to the reality Itself. It is said that the number of ways to reality exceeds the number of grains of sand on the beach. It may be noted that this infinite number of ways to truth can often start at a point beyond the bounds of religion. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Earliest known carved heads in Syria, at Tell Brak Featured Print

Earliest known carved heads in Syria, at Tell Brak

The earliest known carved heads in Syria, found at Tell Brak. This page from the Illustrated London News in May 1939, reporting on excavations at Brak, shows a carved head possibly representing a god, goddess or worshipper. Also shown are two limestone mace heads, a mosaic of clay cones, and two more carved heads. Date: 1939

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Mace-bearer under King Louis XII, 16th century Featured Print

Mace-bearer under King Louis XII, 16th century

Mace-bearer under King Louis XII, 16th century.. Mace-bearer under King Louis XII, 16th century, from a contemporary miniature. Handcolored illustration by E. Lechevallier-Chevignard, lithographed by A. Didier, L. Flamenq, F. Laguillermie, from Georges Duplessis's Costumes historiques des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles (Historical costumes of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries), Paris 1867. The book was a continuation of the series on the costumes of the 12th to 15th centuries published by Camille Bonnard and Paul Mercuri from 1830. Georges Duplessis (1834-1899) was curator of the Prints department at the Bibliotheque nationale. Edmond Lechevallier-Chevignard (1825-1902) was an artist, book illustrator, and interior designer for many public buildings and churches. He was named professor at the National School of Decorative Arts in 1874

© Florilegius / Mary Evans