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Widows Gallery

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Choose from 40 pictures in our Widows 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.

Tatler front cover - Mrs La Touche Congreve and baby daughte Featured Print

Tatler front cover - Mrs La Touche Congreve and baby daughte

Mrs William La Touche Congreve, wife of Major William ('Billy') La Touche Congreve V.C., , pictured with her baby daughter, Mary Gloria Congreve, born 21 March 1917. Major Congreve was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at at Longueval, France, between 6 and 20 July 1916. Major Congreve constantly inspired those round him by numerous acts of gallantry. As Brigade Major he not only conducted battalions up to their positions but when the Brigade headquarters was heavily shelled he went out with the medical officer to remove the wounded to places of safety, although he himself was suffering from gas and other shell effects. He went out again on a subsequent occasion tending the wounded under heavy shell fire. Finally, on returning to the front line to ascertain the position after an unsuccessful attack, he was shot and died instantly. He had only been recently married and his baby daughter, who was a god-daughter of Queen Mary, was born posthumously. It is notable that his father, General Sir Walter Norris Congreve, was also awarded the V.C. (during the Second Boer War) and they are one of only three father and son pairs to have achieved this. Mrs Congreve was previously Miss Pamela Maude, daughter of the actor Cyril Maude. She later re-married Brigadier, the Hon. William Fraser in 1919. Date: 1917

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Lady Petre Featured Print

Lady Petre

Lady Catherine (Kitty) Petre, formerly Catherine Margaret Boscawen, wife of Lionel Goerge Carroll, 16th Baron Petre. The 16th Baron, son of the 15th Baron and Julia Mary Cavendish-Taylor. He was born 3rd November 1890 and became a Captain in the Coldstream Guards. He was wounded near Arras in the late Spring of 1915, was repatriated and died of his wounds in September leaving two children, one born posthumously. Lady Petre subsequently remarried and became Lady Rasch. She was responsible for the restoration of the Petre family seat, Ingatestone Hall, in Essex. Date: 1918

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

King and Queen meeting widows of the Ajax and Exeter Featured Print

King and Queen meeting widows of the Ajax and Exeter

King George VI together with Queen Elizabeth meeting widows and children of members of the crew of the Ajax and the Exeter, ships which sustained heavy losses and casualties during the Battle of River Plate, the first major naval battle of the Second World War in December 1939. Winston Churchill is present in the foreground

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans