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Stairway Gallery

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

Choose from 172 pictures in our Stairway 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.


Featured Print

'The Terrace, Central Park, New York', 1874. Creator: George R. Hall

'The Terrace, Central Park, New York', 1874. People taking the air on the Bethesda Terrace and Fountain in Central Park, New York City, USA. The area was laid out and constructed during the 1860s. On the left is a black nanny looking after white children. From "Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In, A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists" Vol. II, edited by William Cullen Bryant. [D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1874]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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'Perspective drawing', 1951. Creator: Shirley Markham

'Perspective drawing', 1951. Monochrome exercise - interior of building with staircase and figures. 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

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'Interior of the Villa at Poissy', 1933. Artist: Unknown

'Interior of the Villa at Poissy', 1933. Architects: Le Corbusier & Jeanneret of Paris. The Villa Savoye on the outskirt of Paris, France, designed by Swiss architects Le Corbusier and his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret, and built between 1928 and 1931 using reinforced concrete. View of the interior showing the entrance door to the ground floor and the spiral staircase leading to the living-rooms and roof garden. From Decorative Art 1933 - Year-Book of The Studio, edited by C. G. Holme. [The Studio Ltd., London, 1933]

© The Print Collector / Heritage-Images