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Choose from 89 pictures in our Coventry collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Historic England.


Hertford Square Coventry OP00980 Featured Coventry Image

Hertford Square Coventry OP00980

Hertford Square, Coventry, West Midlands, 1953. John M Prest (1908-??86), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print. A van and lines of washing form a significant part of John Prest'??s view of weavers'?? housing in Hertford Square, Coventry in 1953. Prest was employed as a graduate apprentice in Coventry from 1952 to 1953 and his academic interest in domestic textile industries encouraged him to spend several years traveling the country to find and record weavers'?? and other artisan houses. His photographs, mainly taken from streets and back alleys, show exactly what anyone could see for themselves if they cared to look, including traffic, pedestrians and other obstructions. The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England acquired his collection in 1995

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St Michael and the devil UXC01_01_01_0009_18 Featured Coventry Image

St Michael and the devil UXC01_01_01_0009_18

St Michaels Cathedral, Coventry, Coventry, Coventry. Detail of the Jacob Epstein sculpture of St Michael over Lucifer holding a long spear in his right hand, arms and wings outstretched, with Lucifer's feet bound by chains and his arms bound behind his back. The sculpture is attached to the baptistery wall near the porch. It is hung so that Lucifer's nearly horizontal body aligns with the top of the steps that ascend towards the porch, and the top of St Michael's wings nearly reach halfway up the porch. Photographed by Ursula Clark after 1955

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Cow Lane Coventry, 1941 AA42_00357 Featured Coventry Image

Cow Lane Coventry, 1941 AA42_00357

Baker Billing and Crow's Charity School, Cow Lane, Coventry. The front elevation of Baker, Billing and Crow's Charity School on Cow Lane showing the entrance to Pressings Limited Cow Lane Works. At the time this photograph was taken the former school had been converted for commercial use, in which it continued until demolition in the 1960s. A number of the windows are broken or missing, probably as a result of bombing. Coventry City centre was devastated by air raids on 14th November 1940. The raids left the cathedral in ruins and destroyed much of the historic fabric of the city

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