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Camden Gallery

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

Choose from 193 pictures in our Camden 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.

'The Express Bus', 1900, (1933). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

'The Express Bus', 1900, (1933). Creator: Unknown

'The "Express" Bus', 1900, (1933). Open-top horse-drawn bus outside Ye Olde Swiss Cottage public house in north London. These express buses 'ran from Swiss Cottage via Oxford Street and Holborn to the Bank, and charged sixpence [2½ new pence] for any distance'. The back of the bus bears an advertisement for 'Carter's Little Liver Pills'. On the left a man up a ladder is painting the pub sign. From "The Pageant of the Century". [Odhams Press Ltd, 1933]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The Old Houses, Holborn, London', c1910. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

'The Old Houses, Holborn, London', c1910. Creator: Unknown

'The Old Houses, Holborn, London', c1910. Staple Inn is a Tudor building in the City of London, which dates from 1585. The building was once the wool staple, where wool was weighed and taxed. It survived the Great Fire of London, but was extensively damaged by a Nazi German Luftwaffe aerial bomb in 1944, and was subsequently restored. The shop on the left offers 'Roneo' printing on mimeograph duplicating machines. Postcard.

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'L.T. Garage, Chalk Farm', 1950. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

'L.T. Garage, Chalk Farm', 1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

'L.T. Garage, Chalk Farm', 1950. Route master bus in the London Transport bus garage in north London. 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