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Choose from 416 pictures in our Keystone Archives 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.


How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Creator Featured Print

How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Creator

How Piper Laidlaw won the Victoria Cross on September 25, 1915, (c1920). Playing the 7th King's Own Scottish Borderers out of their trenches at the Battle of Loos in the midst of the gas attack'. During the Battle of Loos in northern France, British soldier Daniel Laidlaw (1875-1950) played his bagpipes to encourage the men of his regiment. He was awarded the Victoria Cross by King George V on 3 February 1916: For most conspicuous bravery prior to an assault on German trenches near Loos and Hill 70...During the worst of the bombardment, Piper Laidlaw, seeing that his company was badly shaken from the effects of gas, with absolute coolness and disregard of danger, mounted the parapet, marched up and down and played company out of the trench. The effect of his splendid example was immediate and the company dashed out to the assault. Piper Laidlaw continued playing his pipes until he was wounded. Laidlaw was also awarded the Croix de Guerre by France

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Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Interior of a Power-Loom factory, 1844. We are persuaded that the annexed engraving will be interesting to our readers, in connection with the great question of "The Factory Bill," which has just been disposed of by the Legislature.
The power-loom is now generally used in the cotton manufacture, for the weaving of plain cloth, and for the various kinds of twilled and figured goods; and Dr. Cooke Taylor considers that manual labour, at least for the coarser kinds of goods, must rapidly fall into disuse. In one respect, the power-loom has a very obvious advantage over the hand-loom...the lathe is easily adjusted to give a certain steady blow...power-loom cloth is always of a more equable and regular texture than that woven by hand'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

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Plate presented by H.S.H. Prince Albert to the Eleventh Hussars, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Plate presented by H.S.H. Prince Albert to the Eleventh Hussars, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Plate presented by H.S.H. Prince Albert to the Eleventh Hussars, 1844. On a pedestal of polished black marble, with silver scroll mouldings, borders, and feet, stands an exquisitely designed figure of his Royal Highness [Prince Albert] in full uniform as Colonel of the 11th Hussars, mounted on his favourite Arab charger, in an attitude at once natural and graceful. The likeness of the Prince and the conteur of his figure are most faithfully preserved, whilst the action of the horse is extremely fine and spirited. The tout ensemble is most striking; the gorgeous decorations of the uniform and horse trappings, and all the minutiae of military equipment, are given in the solid silver with
surprising accuracy and effect. The entire height is about two and a half feet. On a silver plate...is the simple inscription, "Presented to the 11th Hussars by their late Colonel, Prince Albert, Februarv, 1814"...this elaborate work reflects the greatest credit on the designer, Mr, Cotterell, the eminent sculptor, and Mr. Garrard, of Panton-street, Haymarket, to whom the execution of the design was entrusted'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

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