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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 93

Posted in Best pictures, Bravery, Children, Famous crimes, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Politics, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, War on Wednesday, 18 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 the boy-king Conradin flinging his glove into the crowd before his execution.

Conradin, picture, image, illustration

Conradin's Glove by J Pluddemann

The second picture shows a Plebiscitary Meeting in the Salle Moliere, Paris.

Paris, picture, image, illustration

Plebiscitary Meeting in the Salle Moliere, Paris

The third picture shows a scene in Beirut during the military evacuation of Syria.

Syria, picture, image, illustration

The Evacuation of Syria, Embarkation at Beyrout of the Last Battalions of the Expeditionary Force

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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