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Wake Gallery

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

Choose from 85 pictures in our Wake 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.

Sleeping Beauty ballet, reawakening scene Featured Print

Sleeping Beauty ballet, reawakening scene

While the King and Queen sleep, Prince Charming, with the blessing of the Lilac Fairy, bends to kiss the Sleeping Princess and thereby awaken her. Illustration to a fairytale by Charles Perrault, first published 1697, and performed as a ballet in several versions, the most famous being set to music by Tchaikovsky, first performed in 1890.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

German World War One commemorative cup and saucer Featured Print

German World War One commemorative cup and saucer

'German World War One commemorative cup and saucer celebrating a Silver Wedding on the 5th March 1914. 'From your beloved son, Heinrich, Machine Gun Company of Infantry Regiment, '' Karl (7 Brig) No. 60, Weissenburg.' Lavishly decorated with pictures, flowers and grapes (some in relief), a family portrait and many dedications in German. Rough translations - 'I'm standing far away serving the Fatherland, therefore I cannot give you my hand today.' 'Wake up happy every morning. Drink your coffee without sorrow.' 'What we make today in Silver, we hope to give you in Gold. Commemorative Ware'

© David Cohen Fine Art/Mary Evans Picture Library

Two elderly widows discuss the catering at a wake Featured Print

Two elderly widows discuss the catering at a wake

"Did you go to Smith's burying?" "Yes, I did, 'an a mighty measly affair it was. Tea and bread and butter! I've buried two 'usbands, but, thank goodness, I buried 'em both with seedy cake and 'am sandwiches." Date: 1900

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

1900, Affair, Age, Arrangements, Black, Catering, Class, Cockney, Cockneys, Discuss, Discusses, Discussing, Dissatisfied, East, Elderly, End, Fare, Funeral, Funny, Historical, History, Humorous, Humour, London, Londoner, Londoners, Measly, Old, Pathos, Phil, Poor, Satisfied, Spread, Tight, Wake, Wearing, Widow, Widows, Working