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Commando raid on Vaagso, Operation Archery 1941 Featured Archery Print

Commando raid on Vaagso, Operation Archery 1941

Operation Archery, also known as the Maaloy Raid - British Combined Operations raid during World War Two against German positions on the island of Vaagso, Norway, on 27th December 1941. Left side of the image shows Commandos landing at Vaagso and Maaloy Island: a warship shelling Maaloy and a bomber laying a smokescreen to cover landings. Inset: Commando officers removing identification badges and swallowing a sweet ration. The right side of the image shows fierce fighting in Vaagso's main street. Date: 1941

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Gamages Xmas bazaar advertisement, WW1 Featured Archery Print

Gamages Xmas bazaar advertisement, WW1

An advertisement for the famous Gamage's store on Holborn, London, promoting their annual Christmas bazaar. Typically for the period, the war dominates the themes of toys on offer including a Jack Tar British sailor and French Poilu, a build-your-own floating dreadnought and a harmless archery set. Date: 1917

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Archers, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) Featured Archery Print

The Archers, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

Oil on canvas, English School, 1915. John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was born in Italy to American parents. He studied at the Florence Academy and in 1874 began studies in Paris, showing there at the Salon from 1878. The following year he visited Spain where he was greatly taken with the work of Velasquez. In 1886 he settled in London where he soon gained a reputation as a fashionable society painter and it was in this capacity that he amassed enough of a personal fortune to concentrate on subjects of his own choosing. During the early 1890s Sargent was commissioned to paint a vast series of murals for the ceiling of the Boston Public Library and Museum in America. It would appear that The Archers was produced as a precursor to that commission as several of the figures in the mural bear a striking resemblance to those in the painting. The Royal Cornwall Museum is also lucky enough to own the preparatory sketches for the painting. Sargent showed work regularly at the Royal Academy throughout the 1890s, becoming an Academician in 1897. He was an official war artist during the First World War, producing many memorable works