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Choose from 92 pictures in our Reference collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

I'm going to be a prison warder Emily Featured Print

I'm going to be a prison warder Emily

I'm going to be a prison warder Emily.. I'm going to be a prison warder Emily. What are you going to be when yer grows up? asks the boy of a girl. Me - why a Miss Gawthorpe if mother lets me. A reference to Mary Gawthorpe who, between 1908 and 1910 worked for the W.S.P.U in Manchester, organising meetings. This card may have been produced for the Women's Exhibition. held at the Prince's skating rink. Date: circa 1909

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

Aucklands advance from its battalion headquarters Featured Print

Aucklands 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

Saint Constantia Featured Print

Saint Constantia

SAINT CONSTANTIA is not listed in any of our reference books, so we can tell you nothing about her. Possibly she was one of the many good women martyred in the 3rd century. Date: possibly 3rd century

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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