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The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 99

Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Archaeology, Architecture, Artist, Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, The Graphic, War, Weapons on Saturday, 14 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 the excavations at the Colosseum in Rome.

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The Excavations at the Colosseum, Rome

The second picture shows facsimile of a sketch by a Japanese war artist.

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Facsimile of a Coloured Sketch by a Japanese War Artist, showing the Firing of a Gun on one of the Men-of-War during an Engagement

The third picture shows the Chariot Race at Barnum and Bailey’s Show.

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The Chariot Race at Barnum and Bailey's Show, the start for the Final Heat by W Small

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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