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Images Dated 2008 July

Choose from 91 pictures in our Images Dated 2008 July collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Barry Island poster Featured July Print

Barry Island poster

Daily steamship service to Barry Island, Wales

© Mary Evans / The National Archives, London. England.

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The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870 Featured July Print

The Grave of Charles Dickens, Westminster Abbey, 1870

Engraving showing a large group of Victorian visitors to Westminster Abbey crowding round the grave of Charles Dickens (1812-1870), to pay their last respects to the English writer

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

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The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852 Featured July Print

The Re-cut Koh-i-noor Diamond, 1852

Engraving of the re-cut Koh-i-noor ('mountain of light') diamond, 1852. Previously owned by the Mogul emperors, the Persian Shahs and Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab, it was presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company in 1850. The diamond was displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851, where various experts felt it displayed insufficient fire. It was decided therefore to recut the stone. This was undertaken by Guillaume Coster, over 38 days, in 1852 to produce a round diamond of 108 carats (shown in the image). In 1937 the diamond was placed in a crown to be worn by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at the Coronation of King George VI. The crown and diamond now reside at the Tower of London

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -