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Choose from 193 pictures in our Fund 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.

Goodbye Old Man - Soldier and dying horse during WWI Featured Print

Goodbye Old Man - Soldier and dying horse during WWI

Goodbye Old Man is a striking image of a soldier bidding farewell to his fatally injured horse. Goodbye Old Man was commissioned by the Blue Cross in 1916 to raise money to help horses on active service.
The artist is Fortunino Matania and it is one of his most famous war-time illustrations. Fortunino Matania (1881 - 1963) was born in Naples.
During and after the war, his work adorned many a history book. During the 1st World War Matania mainly worked for the British magazine The Sphere as their star illustrator, usually producing one full page illustration or more per weekly issue.
He was also employed by the British government and commissioned by individual British regiments. He visited the front several times which allowed him to view wartime conditions at first hand and talk with soldiers about their experiences. From sketches and memory he could then finish a painting, often within a few days

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

Princess Mary gift tin Featured Print

Princess Mary gift tin

Princess Mary gift tin, with sweets, for non-smokers, 1914.Printed on inner sweet block: ?Her Royal Highness The Princess Mary Christmas Fund 1914?.Associated with World War One (1914-1918).Indian and British troops serving on the Western Front in 1914 received Princess Mary boxes from the Royal Family. These were metal cases engraved with an outline of the princess and filled with chocolates, sweets, cigarettes and tobacco. Great efforts were made to distribute the gifts in time for Christmas, and huge demands were made on an already stretched postal service. More than 355, 000 boxes were successfully delivered before 25 December. The boxes also included a picture card of Queen Mary and a copy of George V's greeting to the troops which stated May God protect you and bring you safely home?. Date: 1914

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Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne - Papers Featured Print

Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne - Papers

Papers relating to Col Augustus Francis Andrew Nicol Thorne's military career and family life, 1930-1931.Including: letters relating to his marriage settlement, February-April 1930; papers and bills relating to dances at their home in Draycott Place, March-April 1930; roster listing Thorne as Field Officer in Brigade Waiting for May; programme for 3rd Bn Small Arms Meeting, Pirbright, May 1930; correspondence with old school on the Eton Land Fund, May 1930-July 1931; telegram and newspaper cutting on successful involvement in the Turf Club Tournament, Le Touquet; WO Memorandum on the Committee for the revision of Infantry Training Vol II; press cuttings relating to the march of 3rd Bn to Wellington Barracks; programme for presentation of colours to Eton College Officer Training Corps by the King; secret memo appointing Thorne General Services Officer 1, London District on mobilisation; papers relating to handing over of command of the Battalion to Maj W S Pilcher and Thorne's place as a student on the 5th Course at the Imperial Defence College, January 1931; letters and papers relating to his appointment as Colonel and transference to half pay, May -September 1931; correspondence relating to his appointment as British Military Attache, Berlin, including FO memoranda and notes, October-December 1931.Associated with 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards, Eton College Officer Training Corps and Imperial Defence College. Date: 1930

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