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Watering Gallery

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

Choose from 199 pictures in our Watering 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.


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Pesh-kabz and scabbard

Pesh-kabz and scabbard, nd. Blade has traces of watering. Hilt possibly of walrus ivory. Lanyard stanchion missing. Inscription on reverse of tang explains its history. Captured at Battle of Gujerat, 2nd Sikh War, (1848-1849). Inscribed on reverse of tang: 'This dagger was taken by the Scinde Horse from the chief in command of the Afghan Cavalry at the Battle of Goozerat and presented by Lt Malcolm and his brother officers to Col the Honbl Henry Dundas commanding the Bombay Division of the Punjab'. Date: 1848

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

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Shamshir sword with scabbard

Shamshir sword with scabbard, nd. Possibly belonging to Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839). Associated with Maj William Stephen Raikes Hodson, Hodson's Horse. Blade with fine watering and gold engraving. 'Mamaluke' style hilt, with ivory grips held by two rivets with 'Tudor Rose' decoration. Wide langets and rest of grip engraved with floral motifs. European silvered sword knot with much tattered knot 'string'. Date: 1845

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

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The Istanbul Underground Cistern

The massive columned Cistern (known as the Basilica Cistern during the Roman Period). Thought to have been built during the reign of Justinian I, the age of Glory of Eastern Rome, also called the Byzantine Empire (after the Nika Revolt in 532 AD). Having been long-forgotten, it was re-discovered in 1545 and was used to water the gardens of the Topkapi Palace. Holds 80, 000 cubic metres of water - has 336 marble colums each 9 metres high and the water was provided from the Belgrade Forest, 19km north of the city via aqueducts. Used in the 1963 James Bond film 'From Russia with Love'. Date: 1923

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection