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Receiver Gallery

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

Choose from 63 pictures in our Receiver 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.

Pistol, Welrod Featured Print

Pistol, Welrod

Welrod Silenced pistol . 32, mk 2, serial no. 3247, 1944 (c). This pistol was probably used by the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during World War Two. The receiver markings of a square and a star indicate it was made at B. S. A. (Birmingham Small Arms Company) It has a five round magazine. Associated with World War Two (1939-1945). The Welrod pistol derives its name from where some were produced; the Special Operations Executive Research Centre in Welwyn, Hertfordshire. The pistol is unique in that in its final stages, the designers realised that it was senseless to make a pistol then manufacture a silencer for it - rather, they designed a silencer first and then made the pistol mechanisms. Date: circa 1944

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

A swarhy brigand makes his first ever telephone call Featured Print

A swarhy brigand makes his first ever telephone call

Painting by Joso Buzan (1873-1936), Croatian academic painter, depicting what appears to be a lively telephone exchange between a stranded Pirate and his Shipmates, moored just off Valparaiso in the Saucy Sue'. His female companion seems a little agitated, almost as if this is not his phone....!! (slight captioner's license) Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

How wireless beacons guide ships in the fog Featured Print

How wireless beacons guide ships in the fog

The Marconi invention can determine distance of the ship from the beacon to steer the vessel into a Harbour during foggy weather. The shore transmitter operates on wave-lengths of about 60 centimetres, and its signals are received in two ways on board ship, one by headphones or loud-speaker, and the other by the movement of a needle on the galvanometer-dial fixed in a prominent postion before the navigator

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans