Artwork representing H. G. Wells' Martians' demise

Artwork representing H. G. Wells' Martians' demise

S920/0046 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 33.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: H. G. Wells' Martians. Artwork depicting the demise of the Martians from Herbert George Wells' novel The War of the Worlds (published 1898). A Martian can be seen crawling out of its crippled war machine at lower right. In the novel, hostile Martians land on Earth, and construct giant walking machines (seen here falling over) which wreak havoc on London and South-East England. After a determined yet ineffective counter-attack by the people of Earth, the Martians gain control. However, they are unable to defeat the countless airborne bacteria which humans encounter every day, and they die as a result. People are seen rejoicing at upper left.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alien, alien from, art, artwork, death, et, extraterrestrial, h.g., invasion, mars, martian, martian invasion, war of the worlds, wells, wells'

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.