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Spirit Gallery

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

Choose from 251 pictures in our Spirit 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.


'A Fiery Spirit', 1613, (1942). Creator: Inigo Jones Featured Print

'A Fiery Spirit', 1613, (1942). Creator: Inigo Jones

'A Fiery Spirit', 1613, (1942). Masque design for "The Lord's Maske" written by the poet and musician Thomas Campion. It was performed, alongside "The Tempest", as part of festivities in 1612-1613 to celebrate the marriage of James I's daughter Elizabeth to Frederick the Elector Palatine. From "English Music', by W. J. Turner. [Collins, London, 1942]

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'The Spirit of the Ark', - sailors of the Royal Navy, c1942. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

'The Spirit of the Ark', - sailors of the Royal Navy, c1942. Creator: Unknown

'The Spirit of the Ark', - sailors of the Royal Navy, c1942. A British aircraft carrier of the Second World War, 'HMS Ark Royal' was designed to carry a large number of aircraft, and had two hangar deck levels. She was involved in the first aerial and U-boat kills of the war, in operations off Norway, in the search for the German battleship 'Bismarck', and took part in the Malta Convoys. A German submarine torpedoed her on 13 November 1941 and she sank the following day. Only one of her 1,488 crew members was killed. From "Ark Royal". [His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1942]

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'Illustration for a fairy story', 1953. Creator: Shirley Markham Featured Print

'Illustration for a fairy story', 1953. Creator: Shirley Markham

'Illustration for a fairy story', 1953. 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.

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