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Choose from 63 pictures in our Unable 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.

The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth Featured Print

The Battle of Pacocha'; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth

Engraving showing the battle between HMS Shah and Amethyst and the Peruvian Ironclad turret ship Huascar on the 29th May 1877. The Huascar had been taken over by some Peruvian revolutionaries and declared a pirate by the Peruvian government. The Shah and Amethyst were ordered to protect British Merchant Shipping and after the Huascar had stopped several British merchant ships, the Royal Navy decided to hunt down the Huascar'. In the action depicted, the 70 guns of the British ships were unable to do much damage to the Huascar as she was an heavily-built ironclad. In return the gunnery crew of the Huascar was not well drilled enough to hit the British ships much. In desperation the Shah launched a Whitehead torpedo at the Huascar, but the Peruvian ship was able to dodge it with some ease. The battle became a stalemate and the two sides slipped away after the fall of darkness. Reputedly this was the last action by a wooden warship, firing a broadside of muzzle-loading guns and the first use of a torpedo in anger

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier - RNIB postcard Featured Print

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier - RNIB postcard

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier looking back on his past life and the activities he is unable to continue to pursue due to his lost sight - Fund-raising postcard for the Home Teaching Branch of the National Institute for the Blind. The organisation received a Royal Charter in 1948, and changed its name to Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) in 1953. The wounded soldier is wearing the distinctive blue hospital suit Date: circa 1916

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holsteins funeral Featured Print

Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holsteins funeral

Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein's funeral on 1st November 1917. Prince Christian (1831-1917)was the husband of Princess Helena and died at home in London on the 28th October 1917. His surviving son Albert lived in Germany and so was unable to attend the funeral. Instead, the coffin was followed by the British Prince Albert (later George VI), King George V and the Duke of Connaught, in front, and in the second row, from the left, the Duke of Teck, Prince Henry and Prince Louis of Battenberg

© Charlotte Zeepvat/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library