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Distress Gallery

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

Choose from 192 pictures in our Distress 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.


A view of the obelisk erected under Liberty-tree in Boston on the rejoicings for Featured Print

A view of the obelisk erected under Liberty-tree in Boston on the rejoicings for

XOS1766077 A view of the obelisk erected under Liberty-tree in Boston on the rejoicings for the repeal of the Stamp Act 1766 (engraving) by Revere, Paul (1735-1818); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Stamp Act of 1765 was a tax to raise revenue to maintain a British army in America. After 4 months protest the British Parliament repealed it and this print shows the celebratory illuminated obelisk on Boston Common in schematic form with each side showing an aspect of the struggle for liberty in verse and portraits of supporters.
); American, out of copyright

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The Bubblers Mirrour, or Englands Folly, 1720 Featured Print

The Bubblers Mirrour, or Englands Folly, 1720

The Bubblers Mirrour, or England's Folly, 1720. Showing the head and shoulders of a man, looking distressed, holding an empty money-bag. The border consists of a list of bubbles, with a satirical coat of arms and verses below. It is a satire on the South Sea Bubble of 1711-1720. This bubble, or hoax, centred on the South Sea Company which had been founded in order to trade with Spanish America on the assumption that the War of the Spanish Succession would end soon with a favourable treaty allowing trading. The Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 was not as favourable as hoped, although confidence was boosted when George I became governor of the company. However by September 1720 the market had collapsed and many investors were ruined

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The courageous action of Eustache de Saint-Pierre at the Siege of Calais, 1346 Featured Print

The courageous action of Eustache de Saint-Pierre at the Siege of Calais, 1346

The courageous action of Eustache de Saint-Pierre at the Siege of Calais, 1346. A scene from the 100 Years War, in which Edward III of England, having finally taken Calais, asks for six citizens to be sent to him, to die for their town. The six volunteers are led by Eustache de St Pierre, one of the town's elders, who was the first to volunteer. Their lives were spared by the intervention of Edward's queen, Philippa of Hainault

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