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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 97

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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 destruction of the European factories at Canton.

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Destruction of the European factories at Canton

The second picture shows a scene from Wagner’s Opera “The Flying Dutchman,” at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Scene from Wagner's Opera "The Flying Dutchman," at the Lyceum Theatre by D H Friston

The third picture shows the embarkation of an Ambulance Train at Woolwich for the Seat of War.

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Embarkation of an Ambulance Train at Woolwich for the Seat of War by A Slader

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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