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Choose from 266 pictures in our Strange 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.

Rejected by the inventions board Featured Print

Rejected by the inventions board

"Rejected by the inventions board. VII -The Gallipoli Shell-Diverter for returning the Enemy's Fire" There were other theatres of war besides he Western Front, and after the disastrous landings at Gallipoli off the Dardanelles strait, the soldiers were force to dig trenches there too. Blistering heat in the summer led to disease, and dysentery killed more men than did bullets. Heath Robinson remembered the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli in his "Rejected by the Inventions Board" series, although this time his contraptions are scattering Turkish soldiers wearing fez hats, rather than Germans in their Pickelhaube helmets. Date: 1916

© Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library

Fantastic Adventures - The Secret of Elenas Tomb Featured Print

Fantastic Adventures - The Secret of Elenas Tomb

Cover of Fantastic Adventures, September 1947, featuring the story The Secret of Elena's Tomb by Karl Tanzler von Cosel. A young woman in long white dress stands on a tomb with the inscription Elena while a man kneels in front of her looking surprised at the appearance. Date: 1947

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1947, Adventures, Bizarre, Cosel, Cover, Dress, Elena, Elenas, Fantastic, Fi, Fiction, Front, Historical, History, Inscription, Karl, Kneels, Long, Magazine, Man, Odd, Pulp, Sci, Sci Fi, Science, Secret, September, Stands, Strange, Tanzler, Tomb, Unusual, Von, Weird, White, Woman, Young

The Chocolate Soldier by Stanislaus Stange. Music by Straus Featured Print

The Chocolate Soldier by Stanislaus Stange. Music by Straus

The Chocolate Soldier is an operetta translated by Stanislaus Strange (18621917) from Der Tapfere Soldat (German title) by Bernauer and Jacobson. It was composed in 1908 by Oscar Straus based on George Bernard Shaws play Arms and the Man. First produced at the Lyric Theatre in London on 10th September 1910. Lt. Bumerli is a chocolate-eating soldier, more interested in saving himself than performing heroic deeds on the battlefield. Here we see Bumerli who lies in bed in Nadinas boudoir, having climbed through the window to escape enemy troops. Nadina, Aurelia and Mascha peer down at him (Act I). Performed by George Dance's Company. Touring to the Assembly Rooms, Market Harborough on 27th September 1912. Date: 1912

© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library