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Framed Pictures, Canvas Prints
Posters & Jigsaws since 2004

Purposes Gallery

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

Choose from 45 pictures in our Purposes 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.


WW1 poster, Don't Featured Print

WW1 poster, Don't

WW1 poster, Don't ... 1. Don't use a motor car or motor cycle for pleasure purposes. 2. Don't buy new clothes needlessly. Don't be ashamed of wearing old clothes in wartime. 3. Don't keep more servants than you really need. In this way you will save money for the war, set the right example, and free labour for more useful purposes. Your country will appreciate your help. Date: circa 1915

© Mary Evans Picture Library/Onslow Auctions Limited

Suffragette Give Me a Vote Ceramic Featured Print

Suffragette Give Me a Vote Ceramic

A wild-eyed suffragette dressed in the colours of the W.S.P.U - purple, white and green, waves a flag which reads, I Want a Vote'. The inscription on the base reads, Give me a Vote and See What I'll Do!'. Based on a design by John Hassall who was commisioned by the National League for Opposing Women's Suffrage in 1912 to produce posters and postcards for propaganda purposes. This ceramic figure was made by the enterprising firm of Schafer & Vater in Germany. Height 13cm. Date: circa 1912

© The March of the Women Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

The patent elevator and observatory Featured Print

The patent elevator and observatory

Engraving of the patent elevator and observatory showing a man being elevated into the air for viewing purposes. During the siege of Sebastopol a view of the enemy's works was required, and two or three months before the town yielded to the Allied armies the military writer Mr Stockton conceived the idea of the elevator on the principle of lazy tongs

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans