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Wellesley Gallery

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

Choose from 110 pictures in our Wellesley 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.


Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields Featured Print

Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields

Advertisement offering the services of the Band of the Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland. In 1868, James Hall and other local businessmen set up a charity to provide shelter for Tyneside waifs and train young men for naval service. Their base from 1874 was the Wellesley until a fire in 1914 forced the institution ashore to become the Wellesley Nautical School

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection

Campaign cloak belonged to Duke of Wellington Featured Print

Campaign cloak belonged to Duke of Wellington

Campaign cloak; 1803 (c)-1815 (c). Belonged to FM Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. Believed to have been worn by the Duke during the Waterloo campaign, but it is not certain this was the one worn at the actual battle, as he probably had several on campaign. The cloak is formed from a single curved panel of navy worsted with violet velvet collar and facings. There is a small velvet button and green cord loop to fasten the collar in foul weather. The main closure has plain gilt buttons by R Bushby of St Martin's Lane, London. There are stitched remains of ribbon ties at the neck and residue of mud spatters, together with possible perspiration stains. Wellington gave the cloak to his lover Lady Caroline Lamb after the battle. Written diaries from the period show Lamb gave it later to Sir Anthony Carlisle and he then presented it to Grosvenor Charles Bedford on 14 May 1823. The cloak remained in the Bedford family until its sale on 14 Jul 2015. The cloak also matches both contemporary descriptions of Wellington's garb on campaign and later portraits of him at Waterloo, some with slight discrepancies. Date: circa 1815

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

The Silent Minute - Big Ben, London - WW2 Featured Print

The Silent Minute - Big Ben, London - WW2

The idea of the silent minute was developed in Britain in the Second World War, initially from an idea by Major Wellesley Tudor Pole. People were asked to devote one minute of prayer for peace at nine oclock each evening. The Silent Minute began in 1940 during The Blitz on the UK when Major Wellesley Tudor-Pole perceived "an inner request from a high spiritual source that there be a Silent Minute of Prayer for Freedom, at 9pm each evening during the striking of Big Ben. If enough people joined in this gesture of dedicated intent, the tide would turn and the invasion of England would be diverted." The Silent Minute was revived by Dorothy Forster and gained a new following of people after the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York. Date: circa 1940

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection