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Lead Gallery

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Choose from 48 pictures in our Lead 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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'Drake's Funeral', January 1596, (c1880). Artist: Unknown

'Drake's Funeral', January 1596, (c1880). Sir Francis Drake (c1540- 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. He survived canonball fire two weeks prior to his death of dysentry, in January 1596 while anchored off the coast of Portobelo, Panama. Before dying, he asked to be dressed in his full armour. He was buried at sea in a lead coffin, near Portobelo. Divers continue to search for the coffin. From British Battles on Land and Sea, Vol. I, by James Grant. [Cassell Petter & Galpin, London, Paris & New York, c1880]

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Judging cats at the Royal Botanic Gardens show, Kew, London, c1900 (1901). Artist: Unknown

Judging cats at the Royal Botanic Gardens show, Kew, London, c1900 (1901). Harrison Weir arranged the first formal cat show in England in 1871 at the Crystal Palace, and produced the first breed standards. Yearly cat shows were held at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. From Living London, Vol. 1, edited by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1901]

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Sectional view of Gay-Lussac's lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870. Artist: Unknown

Sectional view of Gay-Lussac's lead chambers and absorption towers, 1870. These were for the large-scale production of sulphuric acid also (Oil of Vitriol or H2SO4), one of the most important industrial chemicals. Invented in 1827, Gay-Lussac's (1778-1850) method only came into use after the invention by John Glover (1817-1902) of the denitrating tower (E) some thirty years later. From Les Merveilles de l'Industrie by Louis Figuier. (Paris, c1870). Engraving.

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