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Promise Gallery

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

Choose from 114 pictures in our Promise 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.


Harolds oath of fealty to Duke William of Normandy Featured Print

Harolds oath of fealty to Duke William of Normandy

Allegedly after being shipwrecked on the French coast in 1064 (a date highly disputed amongst historians), The Bayeux Tapestry, and other Norman sources, record that Harold swore an oath on sacred relics to Duke William of Normandy to support his (William's) claim to the English throne. After the death of King Edward the Confessor, the Normans were quick to point out that in accepting the crown of England, Harold had broken this alleged oath. He makes his pledge in the presence of Bishop Odo, Adeliza, Matilda, Haco and Wolnoth. Date: 1054

© Mary Evans Picture Library/Tom Gillmor

Caricature of Tennyson and the Marquess of Queensberry Featured Print

Caricature of Tennyson and the Marquess of Queensberry

Caricature of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), Poet Laureate, and John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (1844-1900). The Marquess had ejected from the Globe Theatre, London, for loudly interrupted the performance of a play by Tennyson, The Promise of May, on secularist grounds, disliking the fact that the villain of the play was an atheist.
1882

© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library

Spring, 1641 (etching) Featured Print

Spring, 1641 (etching)

XJF407359 Spring, 1641 (etching) by Hollar, Wenceslaus (1607-77); Private Collection; (add.info.: from a set of 4 female figures symbolising the four seasons; background shows a mansion with walled garden similar to 407355; this was identified in 2010 as Tart Hall, near St. James's Park; designed in the Palladian style by George Gage (c.1582-1638) for Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel (c.1582-1654) wife of the Collector Earl and herself a noted collector and connoisseur; Tart Hall (demolished in 1726) housed her collection and was also the home of her and her husband's protege, Hollar; the muff in the open drawer is symbolic of the end of winter and the arrival of spring;); Czech, out of copyright

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