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

Choose from 177 pictures in our Windy 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.


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'Sponsa De Libano', 1891, (c1930). Creator: Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

'Sponsa De Libano', 1891, (c1930). The North and South Winds blow on the Bride of Lebanon. The lilies symbolise her virginity. Illustration to the "Song of Solomon" in the Old Testament of the Bible. Painting in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. From "Modern Masterpieces of British Art". [The Amalgamated Press Ltd., London, c1930]

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'The Cave of the Winds', 1872. Creator: Harry Fenn

'The Cave of the Winds', 1872. Tourists at the base of Niagara Falls, USA: '...bridges have been built from rock to rock, under the very cataract itself, and amid all its vapory spray and turmoil and deafening roar. We stagger blindly on, preceded by the guide, and blinded by the torrents of spray that are incessantly dashed in our faces and on our backs. The concussion of the waters produces corresponding currents of air, which beat and buffet and twirl us about...The sun shines down upon the seething waters, and its slanting arrows of light are seized upon by the mist, and broken into myriad scintillations of prismatic hues, into fragmentary rainbows, and globes and bubbles of crimson and green...columns of spray are drifting and sweeping madly in every direction...All this while our ears are stunned by a demoniacal orgy of sounds. The cataract shrieks and groans and howls and bellows in fifty different accents at once, while over all dominates the deep, booming roar of the distant Horseshoe Fall'. 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. I, edited by William Cullen Bryant. [D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1872]

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Jamaica Inn, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

Jamaica Inn, 1952. Illustration for "Jamaica Inn" by Daphne du Maurier. 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