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Stamford Gallery

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

Choose from 55 pictures in our Stamford 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.

Aerial view North of Fulham Road near Stamford Bridge Featured Print

Aerial view North of Fulham Road near Stamford Bridge

This view is one taken in a north easterly direction and illustrates the region to the north of Fulham Road near the Stamford Bridge football ground. The athletic ground is represented by the large elliptical area with the covered stands on the western side; while the broad winding road towards the right of the photograph is the Fulham Road. The West London Extension Railway passes under the Fulham Road and runs from left to right while the branch to Waltham Green Station is seen in the left of the picture. On the lower side of the railway towards the left is the large building of the Western District Fever Hospital and on the other side of the railway the Brompton Cemetery. 7 November 1908, 12.23 pm. Altitude 1, 300ft. Balloon Britannia. Date: 1908

© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library) / Mary Evans Picture Library

Window shopping, Stamford, Lincolnshire - 2 Featured Print

Window shopping, Stamford, Lincolnshire - 2

An elderly couple look into the window of an antique shop in St George's Square, Stamford. St George's Church is in the background. Horizontal format Date: 1994

© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library

1990s, 1994, 90s, Antique, Church, England, English, Georges, Lincolnshire, Nineties, Photography, Shop, Shopping, Square, St, Stamford, Street, Window

Lord Burghley in the steeplechase at Stamford Bridge Featured Print

Lord Burghley in the steeplechase at Stamford Bridge

400 metres hurdles gold medallist, Lord Burghley, at the water jump in the steeplechase at an athletics meeting at Stamford Bridge, shortly after his win at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter (1905 - 1981), Lord Burghley was an athlete, sports official and Conservative party politician As an athlete, Burghley was a very keen practitioner who placed matchboxes on hurdles and practised knocking over the matchboxes with his lead foot without touching the hurdle. In 1927, his final year at Magdalene College, Cambridge, he amazed colleagues by sprinting around the Great Court at Trinity College in the time it took the college clock to toll 12 o'clock, inspiring the scene in the film Chariots of Fire (whose character Lord Andrew Lindsay is based upon Burghley) in which Harold Abrahams accomplishes the same feat. Lord Burghley did not allow his name to be used in the film because of the inaccurate historical depiction in the movie. There was never a race upon which Harold Abrahams beat Lord Burghley in this feat as the movie depicts. Burghley is also said to have set another unusual record by racing around the upper promenade deck of the Queen Mary in 57 seconds, dressed in everyday clothes. Burghley later served as president of the Amateur Athletic Association for 40 years, president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation for 30 years and as a member of the International Olympic Committee for 48 years. He was also chairman of the Organising Committee of the 1948 Summer Olympics. Date: 1928

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans