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

Choose from 259 pictures in our Presented 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.


The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852 Featured Print

The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852

Engraving of the re-cut Koh-i-noor ('mountain of light') diamond, 1852. Previously owned by the Mogul emperors, the Persian Shahs and Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab, it was presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company in 1850. The diamond was displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851, where various experts felt it displayed insufficient fire. It was decided therefore to recut the stone. This was undertaken by Guillaume Coster, over 38 days, in 1852 to produce a round diamond of 108 carats (shown in the image). In 1937 the diamond was placed in a crown to be worn by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at the Coronation of King George VI. The crown and diamond now reside at the Tower of London

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10219047

Betty Quinn - Coventry ARP Worker with George Medal Featured Print

Betty Quinn - Coventry ARP Worker with George Medal

Betty Quinn - Coventry ARP Worker, has her George Medal admired by her sister, Joyce. Betty was the youngest recipient of the GM when they were presented for the first time at a recent Buckingham Palace investiture. Betty was recognised for her courageous work in rescuing people from shelters during her ARP duties. Date: circa 1941

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Gold enamelled brooch, presented to Florence Nightingale Featured Print

Gold enamelled brooch, presented to Florence Nightingale

Gold enamelled brooch, presented to Florence Nightingale by Queen Victoria, 1855. Gold, with diamonds and enamel, said to have been designed by Prince Albert The Prince Consort (1819-1861), manufactured by R and S Garrard and Co, 1855. Associated with the Crimean War (1854-1856). Sometimes referred to as the ?Nightingale Jewel?, this brooch, the design of which was supervised by Prince Albert, is engraved verso with a dedication from Queen Victoria, ?To Miss Florence Nightingale, as a mark of esteem and gratitude for her devotion towards the Queen?s brave soldiers, from Victoria R. 1855?. The brooch was not intended to serve merely as a piece of jewellery, but rather, in the absence of a medal or established decoration suitable for presentation to such a female civilian, it stood as a badge of royal appreciation. Date: 1855

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library