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Turpin Gallery

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

Choose from 35 pictures in our Turpin 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.

Stand and Deliver Featured Print

Stand and Deliver

STAND AND DELIVER ! : Black Bess screeches to a halt and prevents Dick Turpin from crashing into the Lord Mayor, who has toppled from his sedan chair. Dick fires at the

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

Bess, Chair, Crashing, Crime, Deliver, Dick, Fires, Halt, Highwaymen, Historical, History, Lord, Mayor, Prevents, Screeches, Sedan, Stand, Toppled, Turpin, Who

Eugene Turpin, inventor of turpinite, WW1 Featured Print

Eugene Turpin, inventor of turpinite, WW1

Eugene Turpin, French inventor and chemist who in 1884, first discovered melinite (picric acid) which produced the world's first explosive shells. He later developed turpinite, used by the French against the Germans in 1914. According to reports, it had devastating effects, although the claim that it petrified the Germans where they stood sounds somewhat far-fetched. Date: 1914

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans