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Turtle Gallery

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

Choose from 99 pictures in our Turtle 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.


Mayan Monolith - Quirigua - Sky Xul in Jaws of a Monster Featured Print

Mayan Monolith - Quirigua - Sky Xul in Jaws of a Monster

Guatemala - Mayan Monolith - Quirigua - 8th century AD. Quirigua is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. This piece is 'Zoomorph P' (which explorer Alfred Maudslay nicknamed The Great Turtle) was dedicated in 795 by "Sky Xul" and is a masterpiece of Mesoamerican art. It weighs around 20 tons. This side depicts a larger-than-life portrait of "Sky Xul" himself seated cross-legged in the open jaws of an enormous crocodile-mountain hybrid monster. Date: 8th century AD

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Advert for Gong soup 1916 Featured Print

Advert for Gong soup 1916

Advertisement for Gong soups, 'For men at the front and in training'. Well-known and poplar product during the First World War, which could be parcelled from home for the soldiers at the front. You could have a choice of twelve variety of soaps including relish, pea, julienne, ox tail, thick gravy, celery cream, green pea, artichoke, tomato, mock turtle, Scotch broth or lentil.
1916

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Endangered geometric tortoise, Psammobates Featured Print

Endangered geometric tortoise, Psammobates

Endangered geometric tortoise, Psammobates geometricus, and mata mata turtle, Chelus fimbriatus.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.

© Florilegius / Mary Evans