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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 34

Posted in Best pictures, Engineering, Famous landmarks, Geology, Historical articles, History, Industry, London, Music, The Illustrated Times on Monday, 16 November 2015

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We have selected three of the best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, a nineteenth-century illustrated newspaper and rich source of remarkable engravings.
The first picture shows casting of the great bell for the Clock Tower of the new Houses of Parliament.

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Casting of the great bell for the Clock Tower of the new Houses of Parliament

The second picture shows a sewer at Notting-Hill, thirty feet below the surface.

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Metropolitan Main-Drainage Works, Sewer at Notting-Hill, Thirty Feet below the Surface

The third picture shows marble mills in the Eastern Alps.

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Marble Mills in the Eastern Alps

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Illustrated Times’ (London 1855-1866) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

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