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Choose from 62 pictures in our 1756 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.


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Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811) French soldier, navigator and mathematician

Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811) French soldier, navigator and mathematician. Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1756 while secretary to the French Embassy in London. Served with distinction as aide-de-camp to Montcalm in Nrth Amerca during the Seven Years War (1756-1763). Joined the French navy in 1763 and in 1764 colonised the Falkland Islands (Iles Malouines). In 1766-1769, accompanied by naturalists and other scientists, he led the first French circumnavigation of the globe. After the beginning of the French Revolution be devolted himself to science. The climber Bougainvillea is named for him, as is the largest of the Solomon Islands.

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Hell In Triumph Or The Devil Has Got His Own

Hell In Triumph Or The Devil Has Got His Own, Peepo Mellico, Scratchavit., En Sanguine Engraving 1779, Sir Hugh Palliser, A Naval Admiral And Accuser Of Admiral Augustus Keppel Following The Inconclusive Battle Off The Coast Of Ushant In 1778, Being Pulled Off A Cliff By Demons Toward The Open Mouth Of The Devil. During Keppel's Trial He Was Compared To Admiral John Byng, Shown Blindfolded At Center, Who Was Executed On Charges For Losing Minorca In 1756. Also Shown Is Alexander Hood, An Admiral In Palliser's Fleet, Holding A Log-book; He Testified In Defense Of Keppel. Fame Flies Overhead Bearing Two Medallions, A.k. For Augustus Keppel, And S.r.h. Possibly For Admiral Samuel Hood, Brother Of Alexander Hood.

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The Miser's Feast

The Miser's Feast, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, Artist, London : By W. Holland, En Sanguine Engraving 1786, A Miser Seated At A Table Eating A Meager Meal; Death Stands Off To The Right As An Emaciated And Naked Manservant Holding In His Right Hand A Tray With A Bone On It And Behind Him, In His Left Hand, The Dart Of Death; Famine, A Withered Hag, Naked To The Waist Which Funnels To A Point, Wearing A Large Hat And Fashionable Skirt, Stands At The Open Door Through Which Enter A Fashionably Dressed Prostitute And Another Woman Carrying Stolen Articles To Leave With The Miser. Padlocked Chests And Cupboards, Moneybags, And Plastered-over Windows (for Tax Savings Purposes) Attest To The Avarice And Miserliness Of The Occupant.

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