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Choose from 644 pictures in our Knee collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Bridegrooms costume from Parkano. Knee breeches. 18th centu Featured Print

Bridegrooms costume from Parkano. Knee breeches. 18th centu

Knee breeches belonged to the male flok costume in the 18th century. They were made of chamois, wadmal, broadcloth or linen. They were fastened with brooches or buttons, the number and material of which determined the value of the garmet. This late-18th century bridegroom's costume from Parkano consisted of breeches, a shirt richly pleated at the cuffs, and a red waistcoat and cap

© Thaliastock / Mary Evans

Sir Brook Watson escaping from the jaws of a shark Featured Print

Sir Brook Watson escaping from the jaws of a shark

Miraculous escape of Sir Brook Watson, 1st Baronet (1735-1807), merchant, soldier, and later Lord Mayor of London, from the jaws of a shark during his boyhood. He lost his right leg below the knee. Date: 1749

© Mary Evans Picture Library

1749, 1st, Baronet, Boyhood, Brook, Escape, Escaping, Jaws, Knee, Leg, Life, London, Lord, Lost, Lucky, Marine, Mayor, Merchant, Miracle, Miraculous, People, Predator, Sea, Shark, Sharks, Sir, Soldier, Water, Watson

Armistics Day 1918 Patients and Staff at Quex Park Featured Print

Armistics Day 1918 Patients and Staff at Quex Park

Patients and Staff of the Quex Park VAD Hospital on Armistice Day 1918. They are gathered in front of Quex House. With them are Major PHG Powell-Cotton and his wife Hannah, together with their four children. Some of the Quex House domestic staff are also in the photograph. Hannah Powell-Cotton has her son Christopher (1918-2006) on her knee. Diana Powell-Cotton (1908-1988) is standing behind the Major. A patient sitting to Hannah's right is holding Antoinette Powell-Cotton (1913-1996). Mary Powell-Cotton (1911-1998) is standing behind her mother.Jack Hedge, the Hospital's Masseur, is standing on the back row (wearing all white uniform). Camille Van Dyck is standing in the centre of the back row, immediately behind Major Powell-Cotton. He was a Belgian soldier and a patient in the hospital in 1914. He had been struck dumb through shock and remained at the hospital working as an orderly. Sitting, second from the right, is Mary Marlowe, an Australian actress and novelist who worked at the Hospital from 1917. She is wearing a small Australian flag. Seated on the ground, fourth from the right, is Fanny Watson. She has three white service stripes on her right arm, indicating length of service. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1918

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library