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Strait Gallery

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

Choose from 112 pictures in our Strait 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.


Boatmen on the Bosphorus Featured Print

Boatmen on the Bosphorus

Boatmen on the Bosphorus. The capital city of the Roman Empire between 330-395 AD, in Byzantine times, Byzantium was considered the world centre of civilsation for 600 years. Then having been known under the name of Constantinople, after the declaration of the Republic in 1920s was renamed Istanbul. All business in Constantinople has historically been linked to the Bosphorus, dividing the European side of the city from the Asian side of the city. Istanbul is now the third largest city in the world with a population in excess of 11 million and the only metropolis in the world situated on two continents

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

HMS Marlborough - Lining Ships side as the General departs Featured Print

HMS Marlborough - Lining Ships side as the General departs

HMS Marlborough - Lining Ships side as General Harrington departs in his launch - at Dolmabahce, Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul, Turkey. In August 1923, the Allied Powers turned over Istanbul to the Nationalists, marking the final departure of occupation armies from Anatolia. This card marks the occasion of the Allied General's handing over the custody of the city at the Dolmabahce Palace. HMS Marlborough was an Iron Duke-class battleship of the British Royal Navy, named in honour of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Built at Devonport Royal Dockyard between January 1912 and June 1914 and entered service just prior to First World War. Assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet after the war, Marlborough took part in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War (in the Black Sea 191920). She was also involved in the Greco-Turkish War. Date: 1923

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Il Colosso di Rodi. Allegory of the British Empire Featured Print

Il Colosso di Rodi. Allegory of the British Empire

Il Colosso di Rodi. Allegory of the British Empire as the Colossus of Rhodes monitoring and controlling the passage of the Bosphorus. Italian cartoon published in the satirical newspaper Pappagallo (Le Perroquet), No. 41, by the end of 19th c. Engraving. FRANCE. ΌE-DE-FRANCE. Paris. National Library

© P. Rotger/Iberfoto/Mary Evans