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Choose from 73 pictures in our Stopped 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.


The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth Featured Print

The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth

Engraving showing the battle between HMS Shah and Amethyst and the Peruvian Ironclad turret ship Huascar on the 29th May 1877. The Huascar had been taken over by some Peruvian revolutionaries and declared a pirate by the Peruvian government. The Shah and Amethyst were ordered to protect British Merchant Shipping and after the Huascar had stopped several British merchant ships, the Royal Navy decided to hunt down the Huascar'. In the action depicted, the 70 guns of the British ships were unable to do much damage to the Huascar as she was an heavily-built ironclad. In return the gunnery crew of the Huascar was not well drilled enough to hit the British ships much. In desperation the Shah launched a Whitehead torpedo at the Huascar, but the Peruvian ship was able to dodge it with some ease. The battle became a stalemate and the two sides slipped away after the fall of darkness. Reputedly this was the last action by a wooden warship, firing a broadside of muzzle-loading guns and the first use of a torpedo in anger

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Queen Mary Ocean Liner crisis stops work Featured Print

Queen Mary Ocean Liner crisis stops work

Tragedy comes to Clydeside'. On 10th December 1931, almost exactly a year after signing of the contract for the construction of Hull Number 534, know as Queen Mary Ocean Liner, the board of the Cunard Company wrote to the shareholders notifying them that the directors have reluctantly decided that it is necessary to suspend the construction of the vessel pending some changes in prospects. The Cunard Company tried to secure financial backing from banks and business, with unsuccess. Finally obtaining a loan from the British Government, in 1934, one condition was that Cunard would merge with the White Star Line, Hull Number 552 which became Queen Elizabeth, Cunard's chief British rival at the time and also had been forced by the depression to cancel construction on its Oceanic. Date: 1931

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Advert for The General Electric Company 1943 Featured Print

Advert for The General Electric Company 1943

A battalion of kettles won't stop a tank'. That is a job for gun, shells, mines and bombs. So that industry can concentrate its energies on the weapons and supplies of War, the manufactures of most of the conveniences you knew in peacetime is drastically curtailed. Winning the War is Britain's first concern. When that is done there will be new and better G.E.C household Electric Appliences for your enjoyment. Date: 1943

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans