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Narrative Gallery

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Choose from 38 pictures in our Narrative 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.


Featured Print

Signing the Treaty of Peace at Vienaa [sic]

Signing the Treaty of Peace at Vienaa [sic]. Coloured aquatint by J C Stadler after William Heath, published by Thomas Tegg, 1 April 1818. Wellington, with heads of state of Austria, Prussia and Russia. Illustration for a narrative poem by Dr Syntax, 1818. The Duke of Wellington signs the treaty, which was aimed at redrawing the continent's political map after the defeat of Napoleonic France. Across from him sits Tsar Alexander of Russia with King Frederick of Prussia standing to the Tsar?s right. Behind the table stands Marshal Blucher. The treaty was signed on 30 May 1814 and restored the Bourbon monarchy to the French throne and withdrew the nation?s borders to their 1792 locations. The treaty was hugely unpopular in France and helped mobilise support behind Napoleon on his return from exile and resumption of power in March 1815. Date: 1814

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

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To Hell With Surrender!' How Second Lieutenant J. C. Buchan

The official narrative for this drawing reads: 'When he saw the enemy had practically surrounded his command, he collected his platoon and prepared to fight his way back to the supporting line. At this point the enemy, who had crept round his right flank, rushed towards him, shouting out 'Surrender!' 'To hell with surrender!' he replied, and, shooting the foremost of the enemy, he finally repelled this advance with his platoon. He then fought his way back to the supporting line of the forward position, where he held out till dusk. At dusk he fell back as ordered, but inspite of his injuries again refused to go to the aid post, saying his place was beside his men.' Date: 22nd June 1918

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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The Ashanti War (1873-74) The 42nd Highlanders in the front

This shows the soldiers from the 42nd Highlanders engaged in the front of the battle against the Ashantis during the 2nd Ashanti War towards the end of 1873. In 1873, after decades of an uneasy relationship between the British and the Acing people of central Ghana, the British attacked and virtually destroyed the Asanti capital of Kumasi, and officially declared Ghana a crown colony on 24 July 1874. This sketch comes from a supplement entitled From Cape Coast to Coomassie, a narrative of The Ashanti War, by the Illustrated London News.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans