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Choose from 389 pictures in our Attacking 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.


Featured Print

Ambush in an alley, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Ambush in an alley, c1950. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time.

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

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'The Matabele War, 1893: Attack on the Laager of Wagons on the Imbembezi River, November 1'

'The Matabele War, 1893: Attack on the Laager of Wagons on the Imbembezi River, November 1', (1901). The First Matabele War was fought in 1893 between the British South Africa Company and the Ndebele (Matabele) people. The Battle of the Shangani was fought near the Shangani river on 25 October 1893, in what is now Zimbabwe. A large force of Matabele warriors attacked a column of the British South Africa Company, but were repulsed with heavy loss of life to the Matabele force. From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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An uprising on the island of Formosa, 1930. Creator: Unknown

An uprising on the island of Formosa, 1930. 'Un Soulevement dans l'Ile de Formose'. 'Revolting natives attack a Japanese school and kill twenty young girls'. A sensationalist depiction of an incident during the Japanese occupation of Formosa (now Taiwan). In October 1930, indigenous people rose up against Japanese colonial forces in response to long-term oppression. 134 Japanese, including women and children, were killed in an attack on the the Musyaji Elementary School. The harsh response of the Japanese authorities was unprecedented. Front cover of "Le Petit Journal Illustre". [France, 9 November 1930]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images