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Choose from 92 pictures in our Reference 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.


Auckland's advance from its battalion headquarters Featured Print

Auckland's advance from its battalion headquarters

This drawing relates to an incident on the 14th/15th September 1916 and is described in a book entitled 'A Saga of the Sword' by Austin F. Britten, published by Arrowsmith, London 1928. The chapter, entitled 'The End of an Epoch', contains the following map reference : S11 b4.9. This is right in the middle of the area of the 2nd Battalion Auckland Regiment which was in No-Man's Land, just a shade short by 50 yards or so of the German Front Line in Coffee Lane. And, no doubt, Matania is attempting to portray an incident in the initial phase of the Auckland's advance from its battalion headquarters, slightly on the right of the fork (La Forche) which is where the New Zealand memorial now stands. It would also appear that four tanks were allocated to the New Zealand Division and all four passed this way towards the fork before spreading out. They were from D Company and were numbered D8, D10, D11 and D12. The actual image was never used in the book (which in the end did not have any illustrations) but no doubt Matania was asked by Austin Britten to produce this incident at the above map reference. The name of the book was written on the back of the picture. Fortunino Matania, Ri (1881-1963). One of the most accomplished realistic illustrators and artists of his time, his wartime work was immensely popular and appeared in nearly every major news magazine, Allied, Neutral and Central Powers alike. Date: 1916

© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library

Anti-Suffrage Cartoon Votes for Women Featured Print

Anti-Suffrage Cartoon Votes for Women

A girl sneaks in to the offices of the militant suffragettes to see piles of newspapers, hammers, whips and stones. All part of the W.S.P.U's 'arsenal'. Books for reference include, 'Laws and how to break them', and 'Foxes Book of Martyrs'! Date: 1912

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

1912, All, Arsenal, Book, Books, Break, Foxes, Girl, Hammers, Include, Laws, Martyrs, Militant, Newspapers, Offices, Part, Piles, Reference, Rights, Sneaks, Stones, Suffrage, Suffragette, Suffragettes, Whips, Womens, Womens, Wspus

Suffragettes Swimming Hot Air Balloon Muriel Matters Featured Print

Suffragettes Swimming Hot Air Balloon Muriel Matters

A cartoon illustration by Alfred Chantrey Courbold (1852-1920) of suffragettes swimming towards a flotilla of toy boats. Behind them are large Votes for Women banners whilst pro-suffrage leaflets rain down from a hot air balloon in the sky. This is reference to the attempt made by Muriel Matters to fly in an airship over the House of Commons in February 1909. She missed her target but released 6lbs of Women's Freedom League leaflets in the skies over London. 1909, original artwork by Alfred Chantrey Courbold.182.In the 'source' column, put Bernard Partidge 'after' Sie Edward Burne-Jones rather than re-work. Date: 1909

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