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Neptune Gallery

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

Choose from 95 pictures in our Neptune 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.

Silver trowel, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Silver trowel, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Silver trowel, 1844. This superb implement was manufactured for laying the first stone of the New Docks, at Birkenhead, and was used by Sir Philip Egerton, M.P...The trowel was designed and executed by Mr. Joseph Mayer, jeweller and goldsmith, of Lord-street, Liverpool. It is of unique design, its several ornaments being emblematical of commerce and navigation. The form of it is that of the Greek helm, or paddle. On the blade, or flat part, is chased in alto-rileivo, Terra, the Goddess of Earth, and Neptune, the God of the Sea, in the act of calling into existence Commerce and Navigation...The handle is composed of a dolphin...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Sailors Return, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

The Sailors Return, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

The Sailor's Return, 1952. Illustration for "The Sailor's Return" by David Garnett - Neptune in a seashell chariot pulled by sea horses. 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

Detail from the eastern frieze of the Parthenon showing part of the Assemlby of the Gods Featured Print

Detail from the eastern frieze of the Parthenon showing part of the Assemlby of the Gods

Detail from the eastern frieze of the Parthenon showing part of the Assemlby of the Gods. From the left the gods Poseidon, Apollo or Dionysos and the goddess Peitho or Demeter. Country of Origin: Greece. Culture: Ancient Greek. Date/Period: c. 440 BC. Place of Origin: Athens. Material Size: marble. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Acropolis Museum, Athens

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images