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Choose from 354 pictures in our Violence 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.


St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Paris, 24 August 1572. Artist: Unknown Featured Print

St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Paris, 24 August 1572. Artist: Unknown

St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, Paris, August 1572. The massacre occurred after a failed attempt by the powerful Catholic Guise family to murder the Huguenot (Protestant) leader Gaspard de Coligny (1519-1572). On 22 August 1572, Coligny was shot but only wounded (bottom left). Fearing that her part in approving the plot would be discovered, Catherine de Medici, mother of King Charles IX, who is shown playing tennis (top left), ordered the killing of the Huguenot leaders, who were gathered in Paris for the wedding of the future King Henry IV. The massacre began on 24 August 1572, and the Huguenot leaders, including Coligny, shown (right) being murdered in bed and his body thrown out of a window, were killed. Afterwards, the massacre spread to ordinary Huguenots, initially in Paris, but later across much of the country, with Catholic mobs murdering tens of thousands of Protestants.

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Rebecca Riots in Wales, 1843. Artist: Unknown Featured Print

Rebecca Riots in Wales, 1843. Artist: Unknown

Rebecca Riots in Wales, 1843. Men and boys, many dressed as women, attacking a turnpike gate in protest at charges at tollgates on public roads. Another of their main targets was union workhouses. The riots broke out in south-west Wales in 1839 and again in 1842-1844 and were motivated by a variety of grievances including rural poverty, increased tithe charges and the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834. From The Illustrated London News, 11 February 1843.

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Wax models of Peary and Cook, polar explorers, at Madame Tussaud's, London, 1909. Artist: Unknown Featured Print

Wax models of Peary and Cook, polar explorers, at Madame Tussaud's, London, 1909. Artist: Unknown

Wax models of Peary and Cook, polar explorers, at Madame Tussaud's, London, 1909. American explorer Robert E Peary claimed he had reached the North Pole in 1909 at his third attempt, a claim that was generally accepted. This led to a dispute with Dr Frederick A Cook who claimed he had reached the Pole in 1908. This cartoon suggests that if their likenesses were placed alongside each other in Madame Tussaud's they would tear each other limb from limb. Their images were placed in Madame Tussaud's waxworks, London. From Punch, or the London Charivari, 29 September 1909.

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