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Hardship Gallery

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

Choose from 149 pictures in our Hardship 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.


Queen Louise on the flight to Memel, 5 January 1807, (1936). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Queen Louise on the flight to Memel, 5 January 1807, (1936). Creator: Unknown

Queen Louise on the flight to Memel, 5 January 1807, (1936). Konigin Luise Auf Der Flucht Nach Memel, 5 Januar 1807'. During the Napoleonic Wars, Napoleon himself occupied Berlin, causing Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz of Prussia and the rest of the royal family to flee in the dead of winter. Louise was ill, and they suffered hardships on the way to Memel in the easternmost part of the kingdom. According to one witness, there was no food or clean water, and the king and queen were forced to share the same sleeping arrangements in one of the wretched barns they call houses'. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Coal strike, USA, 1902 Featured Print

Coal strike, USA, 1902

Coal strike, USA, 1902. Men and women lining up during the 1902 Coal Strike for their allotment of coal. The strike, by the United Mine Worker of America union, broke out in the anthracite fields of eastern Pennsylvania and threatened to shut down the supply of winter fuel to all America's major cities. The strike ended after arbitration on 23 October having lasted for 163 days. The union claimed a victory, with workers gaining a 10% pay rise (they had asked for 20) and a reduction in the length of the working day from 10 to 8 hours. Membership in US trade unions boomed

© Historica Graphica Collection / Heritage-Images

Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, c1900 (1901) Featured Print

Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, c1900 (1901)

Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, c1900 (1901). The four penny coffin, a homeless shelter which charged its clients different amounts depending on the amenities offered. The client of four pennies received food, shelter and could sleep in a coffin-shaped wooden box. From Living London, Vol. 1, edited by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1901]

© The Print Collector