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Images Dated 2016

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Choose from 18258 pictures in our Images Dated 2016 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. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Mary Evans Prints Online.


Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine Featured 2016 Print

Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine

Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) in captivity at London Zoo. The species is believed to be extinct. Largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times - became extinct in 1936 - was an apex predator. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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First Remembrance Day 1919 Featured 2016 Print

First Remembrance Day 1919

On 11th November 1919, the first anniversary of Armistice day, the Britsh nation, in reponse to an invitation by King George V, stood in silence for two minutes at 11 o'clock in remembrance of all who had given their lives in the First World War. Here is a photograph of King George V, laying a wreath at cenotaph a monument erected in honour of people whose remains are elsewhere, located in Whitehall, London.
11 November 1919

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885 Featured 2016 Print

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885. Oil on canvas signed and dated lower left: 'W B Wollen 1896', by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1896. In a race against time to relieve General Gordon, besieged at Khartoum, a relief column under General Sir Garnet Wolseley set out from Cairo in October 1884. Realising that his infantry, travelling in boats up the Nile, might not reach Khartoum in time to save Gordon, Wolseley detached a Desert Column to travel overland by a faster but more dangerous route. On 17 Jan 1885 this Column, commanded by General Herbert Stewart, was attacked by the Mahdists at Abu Klea. The resulting battle was later described by Winston Churchill as 'the most savage and bloody action ever fought in the Soudan by British troops'. The British square broke and was closed only after desperate hand-to-hand fighting. The British suffered 168 casualties, the Mahdists about 1100. The Column finally reached Khartoum on 28 January, two days after the town had fallen. Date: 1885

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library