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

Choose from 133 pictures in our Materials 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.

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Lecture on Stephen Gray's discoveries in electricity

A lecture at the Charterhouse, London on Stephen Gray's discoveries in electricity. In the early eighteenth century, Gray demonstrated that charges of electricity could be conducted by some materials for distances as great as 765 feet, while others did not conduct electricity at all. Eventually, he was able to send charges through 88 metres of wire suspended on silken threads to operate an electroscope - an instrument used to detect static electricity. By sending an electrical signal from one place to another, Gray established the basic principle of the electric telegraph.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Cartoon, tailoring for actors, J L Toole

Cartoon, tailoring for actors -- Actors' pieces may be made up nowadays with every consideration to peculiarity of figure. (This cartoon is not intended to apply to anybody in particular.) The man on the left bears a close resemblance to the actor John Lawrence Toole (1830-1906). Probably a reference to the adaptation of French plays for the English theatre, in particular Stage Dora, or, Who Killed Cock Robin, adapted by F C Burnand from Sardou's play, Fedora, then in production at Toole's Theatre, London.

© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library

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Courtelle advertisement, Marcus dress 1959

Advertisement for a smart sheath day dress by Marcus made in Courtelle fabric - a new type of acrylic fibre manufactured by Courtaulds. Photograph shows it is the perfect thing for a busy day out shopping, especially as it washes and drip dries perfectly. Date: 1959

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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