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Strange Gallery

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

Choose from 268 pictures in our Strange 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.

LCC-LFB - Self-contained smoke helmets (BA sets) Featured Print

LCC-LFB - Self-contained smoke helmets (BA sets)

Self-contained smoke helmets (BA sets) were introduced for use ‘in an atmosphere dense with smoke and dangerous fumes'. A special motor appliance fitted for smoke helmet work was based at Southwark HQ fire station. The appliance was also fitted with a dynamo and portable searchlights, oxygen-reviving apparatus and electric fans. (The first emergency tender.)

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

The new trench suit for a wet Christmas at the Front - satir Featured Print

The new trench suit for a wet Christmas at the Front - satir

"Damn(p)-Proof! Almost as comfortable as a gas-helmet! The new trench suit for a wet Christmas at the Front". The trenches could be far more than damp. They could be completely waterlogged. Sometimes, soldiers found themselves waist-deep in water, usually due to atrocious weather. The soft ground of Belgium resulted in trenches collapsing in places during wet periods, and the task of draining and repairs, under the Royal Engineers, might take hundreds of men and seem endless. Studdy's all-in-one waterproof suit may turn his soldiers into rather forlorn-looking primeval mutants, but would probably have been preferable to the khaki uniform and, worse, to goatskin coats, which only made the wearer more uncomfortable and less agile once wet. Date: 1915

© Illustrated London News/Mary Evans

Princess Yolanda of Savoy Featured Print

Princess Yolanda of Savoy

Princess Yolanda Margherita Milena Elisabetta Romana Maria of Savoy (1901 - 1986), the eldest daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and his wife Princess Elena of Montenegro, and the sister of the last king of Italy Umberto II. She married Giorgio Carlo Calvi, Count of Bergolo. Date: circa 1920s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection