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Guard Gallery

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

Choose from 374 pictures in our Guard 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 Train Conveying the Remains of Mr. Rhodes Saluted by the Blockhouse Guards', 1902 Featured Print

'The Train Conveying the Remains of Mr. Rhodes Saluted by the Blockhouse Guards', 1902

'The Train Conveying the Remains of Mr. Rhodes Saluted by the Blockhouse Guards on its Way to the Matoppo Hills', 1902. Cecil Rhodes served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896 and was an ardent believer in British imperialism. His funeral train stopped at every station to allow mourners to pay their respects. From "South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. VII", by Louis Creswicke. [The Caxton Publishing Co., London, 1902]

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King Henry IV, (1936). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

King Henry IV, (1936). Creator: Unknown

King Henry IV, (1936). 'Kaiser Heinrich IV'. Henry IV of Germany outside the gates of Canossa, Italy, in 1077. "Barefoot, clad in a hair shirt, Henry appeared before the gates, begging for admission". Henry IV (1050-1106) was King of Germany from 1056 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1084. In 1077, he performed penance outside the gates of Canossa Castle in order to persuade Pope Gregory VII to reverse his excommunication. The incident occurred during the Investiture Controversy, a conflict between church and state that broke out in 1075 and led to Germany being embroiled in civil war for almost half a century. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]

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Guard in an art gallery, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

Guard in an art gallery, c1950. Creator: Shirley Markham

Guard in an art gallery, 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