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Celebrations Gallery

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

Choose from 377 pictures in our Celebrations 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.


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Study for 'Penny Wedding', 1817, (1946). Creator: David Wilkie

Study for 'Penny Wedding', 1817, (1946). The 'penny wedding', common in Scotland, was a marriage ceremony where each guest paid a penny towards the expenses (for the food and the musicians), and anything left over went towards the couple's new home. The fiddle-player Niel Gow (1727-1807) is recognisable here. Sketch in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. From "Life Among the Scots", by Janet Adam Smith. [Collins, London, 1946]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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Wedding group in churchyard, c1948. Creator: Shirley Markham

Wedding group in churchyard, c1948. Couple getting married, with guests throwing confetti. 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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Alcock and Brown...after the first non-stop transatlantic flight, London, June 1919, (1935)

Alcock and Brown are welcomed after the first non-stop transatlantic flight, London, June 1919, (1935). British aviators Captain John Alcock (1892-1919) and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown (1886-1948) successfully completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight, flying from Canada to the West of Ireland. They took off from St John's, Newfoundland, at 1:45 pm on 14 June 1919, and landed in Derrygimla bog near Clifden, Ireland, 16 hours and 12 minutes later on 15 June 1919 after flying 1,980 miles (3,190 km). From "The Silver Jubilee Book - The Story of 25 Eventful Years in Pictures". [Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1935]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images