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The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 32

Posted in Art, Artist, Aviation, Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Illustrators, Sea, Ships, Sport, The Graphic, Transport on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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We have selected three of the best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, a nineteenth-century illustrated newspaper and rich source of remarkable engravings.
The first picture shows sport on a troop transport ship.

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Sports on Board a Transport, a Blindfold Boxing Match by W Small

The second picture shows the Graphic artists’ balloon from which they made their drawings.

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The Easter Volunteer Manoeuvres at Portsmouth, inflating The "Graphic" Balloon, an Awkward Gust

The third picture shows wrestlers at a sporting event in the North.

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North Country Wrestling by E Buckman

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

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