A hand picked decorative collection of genuine antique prints of historically influential men. Prints are over 100 years old. Offered as a collection of 8 pieces of wall art comprising of original litho prints taken from quality antique engravings. Prints have been framed in salvaged vintage and antique picture frames ready for hanging as a collection or separately. William Lamb - Baron Melbourne Born March 15th 1779 - Passed 28th November 1848 Especially remembered as the first Prime Minister and the earliest political guide of the youthful Queen Victoria. Captain James Cook Born 27th October 1728 - Passed 14 February 1779 Cook was one of England's greatest navigators and sadly was killed by natives in Hawaii, His remains were committed to the deep with military honours amid the irrepressible tears and sobs of all who had sailed under his command. The Earl of Derby Born in 1779 at the family seat, Knowsley Park, Lancashire in 1799 and passed away at the same house in 23rd October 1869 Educated at Eton and Oxford, he entered politics and will be remembered for his extraordinary effort to lessen the sufferings of workpeople and took great interest in the Educational and Ragged School movements. Count Cavour Born in Turin on 10th August 1810 and passed away June 6th 1861, devoted himself to the liberation of northern Italy from Austrian domination. A brilliant and steadfast diplomat, he played a leading role in the unification of Italy. bewailed by the friends of Italy in every corner of the globe David Livingstone Born March 19th 1813 in Blantyre, Glasgow David Livingstone won for himself the gratitude of the world at large as the pioneer of sound knowledge and the parent of future commerce and civilisation in parts hitherto untrodden by the foot of Europeans. On May 4th 1873, Livingstone died of dysentery while travelling. His body was preserved in salt and returned to England, where is was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. John Philpot Curran Born in Ireland July 24th 1750 to very humble parents, he gained a scholarship to Trinity College, Dublin and was honoured for his unswerving fidelity to his country and his incorruptible integrity as a politician. He passed away on 8th October 1817 Charles Cornwallis - Marquis Cornwallis 1st Marquess Cornwallis, 31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805, styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British Army general and official. In the United States and the United Kingdom he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence. Adam Clarke 1762 –1832 was a British Methodist theologian and biblical scholar. As a theologian, Clarke reinforced the teachings of Methodist founder John Wesley. He taught that the Bible provides a complete interpretation of God's nature and will. He considered Scripture itself a miracle of God's grace that "takes away the veil of darkness and ignorance £185.00 for the collection of 8 framed prints as photographed. Postage can be arranged at separate cost.
‘8 Influencial Men’ A collection of framed genuine antique prints