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Choose from 335 pictures in our Shrine 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 Chapel of Mercy, Kevelaer, Germany Featured Print

The Chapel of Mercy, Kevelaer, Germany

Kevelaer, a municipality in the district of Kleve, in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. The most-visited Catholic pilgrimage location within north-western Europe, with more than 800, 000 pilgrims visiting every year to honour the Virgin Mary. The shrine of Mary, "Comforter of the Afflicted, " had its origins in the Thirty Years War (1618- 1648), which had devastated the region. In 1642, Heinrich Busman, a merchant, obtained an engraving of Mary pictured in front of the city of Luxembourg, and installed it in a shrine at the crossing of the Cologne-Amsterdam trade route. In 1654, the Chapel of Mercy (pictured on this card), a hexagonal structure, was erected to house the picture (inset top right); the image has remained in that shrine. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

In the Street of Abundance at Pompeii by Matania Featured Print

In the Street of Abundance at Pompeii by Matania

A special reconstruction series of ancient Pompeii by Fortunino Matania for The Sphere. Here, in the Via Dell Abbondanza, a wealthy street in the city, is a sacrificial shrine, where anyone, accompanied by a priest and an aruspice (the man who knew how to read the prediction in the burning flesh), could offer up a sacrifice to the twelve divinities. In Matania's reconstruction, we see the worshipper pouring wine onto the hind legs of a lamb so as to send a pleasant perfume to the gods, whilst the priest recites the necessary incantations. These shrine is painted with figures of the twelve divinities, under which there is a frieze of gladiators and the lower part of the wall is decorated with the familiar snake device, indicating the near existence of a chemist's shop. Date: 1924

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Patriotic Shrine - Paiyushan - Port Arthur Featured Print

Patriotic Shrine - Paiyushan - Port Arthur

Patriotic Shrine - Paiyushan - Lushunkou (a district in the municipality of Dalian, Liaoning province, also called Lushun City or Lushun Port, formerly known as both Port Arthur and Ryojun). During the Russo-Japanese war (1904-1905), the Russians surrendered Port Arthur to the Japanese after nearly a year's siege: the Japanese expended 58, 000 killed or wounded to obtain the town. This is a Japanese memorial to the victory. Date: circa 1910

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection