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Choose from 39 pictures in our Warn 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.

Italy warned by Menelik of dealing with the Ottoman Sultan Featured Print

Italy warned by Menelik of dealing with the Ottoman Sultan

The Italians in Libya - Italo-Turkish War. Menelik I, the Emperor of Ethiopia (who had defeated Italy in 1889) warns Italy (represented by a lute-playing Signorina being ferried across the Mediterranean Sea in a gondola rowed by King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy) that the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II is even worse than he is! The Sultan holds out his hand in freindship, yet has a large club semi-hidden behind his back!! Date: circa 1905

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Dr. Merryweathers Tempest Prognosticator Featured Print

Dr. Merryweathers Tempest Prognosticator

Featured in the Great Exhibition of 1851, Dr. Merryweather of Whitby's Tempest Prognosticator was designed to warn of approaching storms. Described as an ingenious device for the protection of life and property, it houses 12 leeches, disposed each in a transparent glass bottle, arranged in a circle "in order that the leeches might see one another and not endure the afflictions of solitary confinement". Atmospheric pressure agitates the leeches, who rise and move whale bone buttons, sounding the bell and so warning of approaching tempests. See 10423321 for a reconstruction

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Virots Steam Carriage Featured Print

Virots Steam Carriage

J Virot's purposeful-looking steam tricycle, supplied with a horn to warn passers-by to get out of the way, though you'd think the noise of the engine would suffice

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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