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Choose from 48 pictures in our World War Two 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.


Featured World War Two Print

Extract from La Domenica del Corriere (Sunday Courier), 22 Dec 1940, illustrating the Sheffield blitz

Anche Sheffield coventrizzata la citta di Sheffield situate nella regione del Midland ha mezzo millione d?abitanti ed e centro famoso per le sue acciaierie gil alti forni, le fabbriche di munizioni e di ogni altra sorta di material bellico. Tutto il complesso di questi stablilimenti ha subito, in una note, la sorte di quelli di Coventry, di Birmingham, di Southampton, di Bristol...Translation: Even Sheffield. Sheffield city, located in the Midland region, has half a million inhabitants and is famous for its steel mills, overseas factories, ammunition factories and all sorts of war material. All of these have experienced the same fate as those in Coventry, Birmingham, Southampton, Bristol...At the time of publication Italy and Britain were at war.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP 1868 L

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Featured World War Two Print

Illustration by William Smithson Broadhead (1888 - 1960) drawn whilst serving in the King Edward's Horse (The King's Overseas Dominions Regiment) in England and France

William Smithson Broadhead (1888 - 1960) worked as an artist and illustrator, notably for the 'Cosmopolitan' magazine and 'Good Housekeeping' and later became a famous horse painter. Much of his work was done in Canada and the USA.After studying at the Sheffield School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London, William Smithson Broadhead sailed to Canada as a young artist in January 1910, and from there went to New York, where he became a staff illustrator for the magazine 'Judge'.He served in the First World War (in a cavalry regiment, the King Edward's Horse, which was part of the King's Overseas Regiment and was mobilised in London in 1914). Broadhead was wounded in France and invalided home. He resigned from his regiment in 1920.Original at Sheffield Archives LD1980/41

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Featured World War Two Print

Advertisement: Sheffield Remembers! Sheffield Hits Back!, 1943

Sheffield Wings for Victory Week, 29th May - 5th June 1943.Yes! Sheffield remembers those tragic nights of December 1940. Sheffield will welcome the opportunity to HIT BACK - and here it is - Commencing Saturday next, 29th May until Saturday 5th June.. the people of Sheffield are asked to invest £4, 000, 000 in National Savings to provide 100 four-engined Lancaster Bombers. This will be your contribution to Wings for Victory.Published by Sheffield Savings Committee.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP 1426 M

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