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Merchants Gallery

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

Choose from 190 pictures in our Merchants 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.

A Game of Football in the Streets of London, c.1314 Featured Print

A Game of Football in the Streets of London, c.1314

Illustration of a game of football being played in the streets of London during the 14th century. Football of this time, played without rules in narrow medieval streets, was both fantastically popular and equally violent. In 1314 a group of London merchants petitioned King Edward II to ask him to ban the playing of football, due to the impact it was having on their business. The King was happy to ban the game, feeling that 'many evils might arise...' from the playing of football.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Negadras Uorch蠦rom Gondar, Ethiopia Featured Print

Negadras Uorch蠦rom Gondar, Ethiopia

Negadras Uorch蠩n traditional menswear from Gondar in the north of Ethiopia (Abyssinia). Negadras was an official title in Ethiopia given to the appointed leader of a town's merchants supervising the operations of the markets, the administration of customs, and the collection of taxes, often essentially acting as a mayor. Date: circa 1920

© Mary Evans / Pharcide

Grocery shop and general store Featured Print

Grocery shop and general store

A Evans & Co. - merchants, general stores, grocer's. The grocer stands in the doorway of the shop, while signs proclaim, "large supply of fine eggs, fresh from the farm", "if you want good butter, try ours", and "our teas, coffees and cocoas are unequalled". There is also advertising for Cadbury's and for Colman's Starch. Unknown location somewhere in Britain. Date: C.1912

© Mary Evans Picture Library