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Images Dated 2008 October

Choose from 163 pictures in our Images Dated 2008 October 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 October Print

Cobbling, Earlswood Asylum, Reigate, 1904. Artist: Unknown

Cobbling, Earlswood Asylum, Reigate, 1904. Opened in 1848, the Royal Earlswood Hospital was an asylum for people with learning difficulties, or 'idiots' as they were described at the time. Patients were taught various manual trades. A print from Social England, edited by HD Traill and JS Mann, volume VI. (Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1904).

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Featured October Print

Jan van der Heyden, Dutch Baroque-era painter, draughtsman, printmaker and inventor, c1870. Artist: H Sluyter

Jan van der Heyden, Dutch Baroque-era painter, draughtsman, printmaker and inventor, c1870. Van der Heyden (1637-1712) improved the design of the fire hose and wrote and illustrated the first manual on firefighting. He designed a streetlighting system for Amsterdam that was implemented in 1669 and remained in use until 1840. It was copied in many other towns and cities both in the Netherlands and abroad. 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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Featured October Print

Christiaan Huygens, 17th century Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist, c1870.Artist: JH Rennefeld

Christiaan Huygens, 17th century Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist, c1870. Huygens (1629-1695) made important contributions in several scientific fields. He postulated that light consisted of waves, determined the nature of Saturn's rings, developed the pendulum clock, and applied the balance spring to the pocket watch. He also wrote the first book on Probability Theory, published in 1657. 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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