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Tempted Gallery

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

Choose from 40 pictures in our Tempted 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.

Mouse held away from Mousetrap Featured Print

Mouse held away from Mousetrap

"My Wife won't let me!" A male mouse is prevented by his wife from taking the unwise step of trying to obtain a tempting block of cheese from a little wire cage... A comment on the male member of the household not being allowed to 'go out and play' by the lady of the house! Date: 1907

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Sultan Mehmed V Reshad of Turkey as a monkey Featured Print

Sultan Mehmed V Reshad of Turkey as a monkey

What my beautiful Councils have given me! Sultan Mehmed V Reshad as a monkey representing Turkey's involvement in World War One, a 'European Conflagration' which the Sultan was somewhat talked into getting involved with by his advisors, against his true will. Ths slant of the cartoon is really to make the conflict appear to Turkey more of a temptation than a fear. Sultan Mehmed V Reshad of Turkey (1844 - 1918). Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1909 until his death in 1918, Mehmed - original name Mehmed Resad - spent much of his life in seclusion until the forced abdication of his brother Sultan Abdul Hamid II at the hands of the Young Turks in 1909. A kindly gentle man with an interest in Persian literature, Mehmed was effectively little more than a puppet Sultan whose actions were directed by leaders of the Committee of Union and Progress. Mehmed was little able to govern of his own accord and thus accepted direction from Young Turk leaders including Enver Pasha.

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

The Shepherd & the Sea Featured Print

The Shepherd & the Sea

THE SHEPHERD AND THE SEA A shepherd cannot be tempted again by the promise of riches as a sea merchant, having suffered shipwreck; he prefers to be content with his flock

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1870, Circa, Coast, Content, Fable, Fables, Flock, Fontaine, Historical, History, La, Merchant, Myth, Prefers, Promise, Riches, Sea, Sheep, Shepherd, Ship Wreck, Suffered, Tempted