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Images Dated 2nd May 2018

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Choose from 134 pictures in our Images Dated 2nd May 2018 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Ancient Egyptian automaton, Altar with Isis and Osiris, published 1888 Featured 2 May 2018 Print

Ancient Egyptian automaton, Altar with Isis and Osiris, published 1888

Ancient Egyptian automaton as an altar with Isis and Osiris. The earliest documented examples of a??truea?? automata come from Ancient Egypt - about 2500 BC. Priests had statues made in which they could hide and manipulate certain parts to make the people believe that the statues were alive so as to increase their religious devotion. Through the heat produced by the fire at the base of the altar the greater pressure of the air, the statues of Isis and Osiris pour milk on a platform and the snakes coiled hiss. Wood engraving after an ancient original, published in 1888

Great Zimbabwe - The Parallel Passage Featured 2 May 2018 Print

Great Zimbabwe - The Parallel Passage

Great Zimbabwe - The Parallel Passage. The majestic remains of a once-thriving trading civilisation who were the ancestors of the Shona peoples of Zimbabwe. Date: circa 1940s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

1940s, Africa, African, Ancestors, Ancient, Archaeological, Archaeology, Civilisation, Great, Mystery, Once Thriving, Parallel, Passage, Prehistoric, Remains, Ruin, Ruins, Shona, Site, Stone, Trading, Wall, Walls, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwean

Modern-day Paris - Female Coach Driver Featured 2 May 2018 Print

Modern-day Paris - Female Coach Driver

Modern-day Paris - Female Horse carriage Driver. "With us, no danger of getting lost, we always know how to find ourselves in the right places." Lady cab drivers were seen by paying customers as a far safer bet than their male counterparts and reaped the financial reward accordingly. Some male drivers even dressed up as women to gain more business! Date: 1907

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection