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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 48

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, British Towns, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Industry, Sea, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Trade, Transport, War on Monday, 16 November 2015

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 Mrs Seacoal’s Crimean Hotel.

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The Interior of Mrs Seacoal's Crimean Hotel by Julian Portch

The second picture shows the Shell Factory at Woolwich.

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The New Shell Factory at Woolwich

The third picture shows the Port of Saigon, Cochin China.

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The Newly-Opened Port of Saigon, Cochin China

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

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 46

Posted in Actors, Architecture, Best pictures, British Towns, Engineering, Fashion, Historical articles, History, Royalty, Shakespeare, The Illustrated Times, Theatre on Monday, 16 November 2015

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 Duke Orsino and Viola in Twelfth Night.

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The Duke Orsino and Viola by F R Pickersgill

The second picture shows the reservoir at Everton, near Liverpool.

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The New Reservoir at Everton, near Liverpool

The third picture shows the French Imperial Guard.

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The New Uniforms of the French Imperial Guard

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

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 15

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, British Cities, British Towns, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Industry, Leisure, Sea, The Illustrated Times, Trade, Travel on Sunday, 15 November 2015

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 new Free Trade Hall, Manchester.

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The New Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Mr Edward Walters, Architect

The second picture shows the arrival of the husbands boat at Margate.

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By the Seaside, Margate, the Arrival of the Husbands Boat by W M'Connell

The third picture shows a Russian Factory at Kachagar.

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Russian Factory at Kachagar, on the Chinese Frontier by Ivan Ivaovitch

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

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 8

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, British Towns, Historical articles, History, Politics, Religion, Rivers on Sunday, 15 November 2015

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 an Auto-da-fe.

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An Auto-da-fe by Robert Fleury

The second picture shows the Installation of the Bishop of Ripon.

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The Installation of the Bishop of Ripon, the Procession passing along the Nave of the Cathedral

The third picture shows a view of Abingdon in Berkshire from an oil by Turner.

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View of Abingdon by J M W Turner

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

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 4

Posted in Best pictures, Boats, British Towns, Customs, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Railways, Religion, The Illustrated Times, Transport, Travel on Saturday, 14 November 2015

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 a Venetian funeral.

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A Venetian Funeral by M Brion

The second picture shows a night on the Serpentine.

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A Night on the Serpentine by W M'Connell

The third picture shows the station at Hastings.

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Hastings Railway Station, the Arrival of the Down-Train by Florence Claxton

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

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 93

Posted in America, Animals, Best pictures, British Towns, Historical articles, History, Politics, Sport, The Graphic on Saturday, 14 November 2015

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 game hunters in India.

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Leopard-Shooting in India, a Lady makes a Handsome Contribution to our Very Successful Day's Bag by H Johnson

The second picture shows wrestling in Grasmere.

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Westmoreland Sports, Heavy Wrestling, Grasmere by Basil Bradley

The third picture shows a voting station in the United States.

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Voting by Ballot in the United States by H Johnson

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 91

Posted in Actors, America, Best pictures, British Towns, Children, Dance, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Music, Politics, The Graphic, Travel on Friday, 13 November 2015

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 an American smoking with native American Indians.

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Sketches in the Far West, a Smoke with Friendlies by A Boyd Houghton

The second picture shows street entertainers at the seaside.

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Harmony at the Seaside, a Morning Performance by a troupe of minstrels by Robert Barnes

The third picture shows workers foraging for fuel on a cinder tip in Wales.

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The Lock-Out in South Wales, on a Tip, collecting Fuel by H Johnson

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 88

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, British Towns, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Rivers, Royalty, The Graphic, Travel on Friday, 13 November 2015

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 Henley Regatta.

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The Henley-on-Thames Regatta, a Sketch by the Riverside by H Woods

The second picture shows the Orangery at Kensington Palace in the Georgian era.

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Kensington Palace in its Palmy Days, George II and Queen Caroline in the Orangery by H W Brewer,H C Brewer

The third picture shows the Forum by moonlight.

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The Roman Forum by Moonlight by Montbard

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 75

Posted in Art, Artist, Best pictures, British Towns, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Leisure, Politics, Sea, The Graphic, Travel on Friday, 13 November 2015

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 Harry Furniss lecturing on the art of the political cartoon.

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Mr Harry Furniss lecturing on "The Humours of Parliament" using a cartoon of Gladstone, the GOM (Grand Old Man or God’s Only Mistake as Disraeli wittily preferred), by Sydney P Hall

The second picture shows an afternoon in the King’s Road, Brighton.

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Afternoon in the King's Road by R Caldecott

The third picture shows art students in the Louvre.

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Art Students copying Pictures at the Louvre, Paris by A Boyd Houghton

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 66

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, British Towns, Disasters, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Nature, Sea, The Graphic, Theatre on Thursday, 12 November 2015

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 soldier trying to rescue his unfortunate horse.

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A Perilous Position by John Charlton

The second picture shows a stormy day in Brighton.

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The Gale at Brighton, the Damage to the West Pier by C J Staniland

The third picture shows a stage technician on the lighting rig in in the flys.

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At a Pantomime Rehearsal

High-resolution scans of all the illustrations from ‘The Graphic’ (London 1870-1902) can be found in the Look and Learn picture library.