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Treasure Gallery

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

Choose from 58 pictures in our Treasure 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.


The Chapel of the Pyx, (1881). Creator: Unknown Featured Print

The Chapel of the Pyx, (1881). Creator: Unknown

The Chapel of the Pyx, (1881). The Pyx Chamber, one of the oldest surviving parts of Westminster Abbey in London. It was built c1070 and made into a treasury in the 13th century. The word Pyx comes from wooden boxes in which silver and gold pieces were kept secure before the Trial of the Pyx - the melting down of measured silver content in order to show that the coinage was pure. From Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places. Westminster and the Western Suburbs, by Edward Walford, Vol. III. [Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London, Paris & New York, 1881]

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Piet Pieterszoon Hein brings in the silver fleet, Netherlands, 1629 (c1870). Artist: W Steelink Featured Print

Piet Pieterszoon Hein brings in the silver fleet, Netherlands, 1629 (c1870). Artist: W Steelink

Piet Pieterszoon Hein brings in the silver fleet, Netherlands, 1629 (c1870). Piet Hein (1577-1629) was a Dutch naval officer who became a popular hero because of his exploits in the Eighty Years War to secure the independence of the Netherlands from Spain. In 1628 he captured a Spanish treasure fleet in the Caribbean, returning home to a hero's welcome the following year. The spoils were sufficient to fund the Dutch army for eight months and to provide the Dutch East India Company's shareholders with a large cash dividend. A print from Nederlands Geschiedenis en Volksleven in Schetsen, by J Van Lenner and J Ter Gouw. (Leiden, AW Sijthoff, c1870)

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Letter from Sir Francis Drake to William Cecil, Lord High treasurer, 26th July 1586.Artist: Sir Francis Drake Featured Print

Letter from Sir Francis Drake to William Cecil, Lord High treasurer, 26th July 1586.Artist: Sir Francis Drake

Letter from Sir Francis Drake to William Cecil, Lord High treasurer, 26th July 1586. Letter informing Cecil that the whole Spanish treasure from the Indies for the last year only, escaped Drake by twelve hours, but that there is a very great gap opened, very little to the liking of the King of Spain, referring him to the bearers for all that has passed, and asking for £6000 in order to pay off the poorer sort of his men, in return for which bullion shall be sent (Plymouth) on board the Elizabeth Bonaventure. The letter was written on Drake's return from an expedition to the West Indies. He set out, in command of twenty-five vessels, on 14th September 1585, captured and put to ransom the Spanish towns of San Domingo and Cartagena, and reached Portsmouth on his return on 28th July 1586, bringing back with him the colonists of Virginia. From the fourth series of Facsimiles of royal, historical, literary and other autographs in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum: Series I - V, (London, 1899)

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