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The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 68

Posted in Best pictures, Boats, Dogs, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Medicine, Philanthropy, Railways, Rivers, Royalty, The Graphic, Transport, Travel on Thursday, 12 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 a scene on the Thames in the Regatta Season.

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In the Cool of the Evening, a Scene on the Thames in the Regatta Season by W Hatherell

The second picture shows a sham railway accident set up for first-aid educational purposes.

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A Sham Railway Accident, an Ambulance Lecture at Waterloo Station to Employes of the South Western Railway Company by R Barnes

The third picture shows Queen Victoria putting money in the charity box worn by “Tim”, the station dog, at Paddington.

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"For the Widows and Orphans", A Royal Donation by W Hatherell

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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