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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 75

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Towns, Education, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Inventions, Leisure, London, Sport, The Illustrated Times, Trade on Tuesday, 17 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 communal football at Kingston-on-Thames on Shrove Tuesday.

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Foot-Ball at Kingston-on-Thames on Shrove Tuesday by J J Hardwick

The second picture shows Electro-Plated Shop Front at Sydney, New South Wales.

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Electro-Plated Shop Front at Sydney, New South Wales

The third picture shows the first meeting of the London School Board.

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First Meeting of the London School Board

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’, 73

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Children, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Sinners, The Illustrated Times on Tuesday, 17 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 Workhouse for Islington in Upper Holloway.

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New Workhouse for Islington in Upper Holloway by F Watkins

The second picture shows the Baby Show at the Surrey Zoological Gardens.

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The Baby Show at the Surrey Zoological Gardens by W M'Connell

The third picture shows the School Drill at Eton.

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Eton School Drill

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’, 57

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Education, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Medicine, Politics, The Illustrated Times on Tuesday, 17 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 return of the First Member to the New Parliament in the Westminster Election.

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The Westminster Election, Return of the First Member to the New Parliament by W M’Connell

The second picture shows the unusual examination of a lady doctor, Miss Garrett (Elizabeth Garrett Anderson), by the Medical Faculty of Paris.

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A Lady Doctor, Examination of Miss Garrett by the Faculty of Paris

The third picture shows a school treat on Barnes Common.

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A School Treat on Barnes Common

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’, 49

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Children, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, London, Medicine, Philanthropy, The Illustrated Times 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 the new Reading-Room at the British Museum.

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The New Reading-Room at the British Museum

The second picture shows a Public Soup Kitchen.

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Public Soup Kitchen by E Hull

The third picture shows a sick boy and his mother.

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The Sick Boy by T Roberts

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’, 42

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Cities, Disasters, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, London, 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 the Colonnade in the Park of Monceaux, near Paris.

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The Colonnade in the Park of Monceaux, near Paris by H Stock

The second picture shows the destruction of Covent Garden Theatre by fire.

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The destruction of Covent Garden Theatre, London, on the morning of 5 March 1856

The third picture shows the Earl of Derby laying the First Stone of the University Museum, Oxford.

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The Earl of Derby laying the First Stone of the University Museum, Oxford

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’, 35

Posted in Actors, Architecture, Best pictures, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, War, Weapons 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 the laying of the Foundation-Stone of the Memorial Chapel at Harrow School.

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General Sir William Fenwick Williams laying the Foundation-Stone of the Chapel at Harrow School, in Memory of the Harrovians who fell in the late War

The second picture shows mitrailleuses used by European armies.

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Mitrailleuses, Systems approved in the English, Prussian, Austrian, and Belgian Armies

The third picture shows the French-speaking actor and comedian Charles Mathews.

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Mr Charles Mathews at Home

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’, 27

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, British Countryside, Children, Education, Historical articles, History, London, Medicine, Rivers, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Transport, Wildlife 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 a village school.

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The Village School by W H Knight

The second picture shows the “Dreadnought” Hospital-Ship.

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The Old "Dreadnought" Hospital-Ship, now being broken up

The third picture shows a Seal shot in the Thames at Wandsworth.

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Seal shot in the Thames at Wandsworth

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’, 12

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Education, Historical articles, History, Religion, Ships, Sinners, The Illustrated Times, Weapons 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 a Cardinal Confessor granting Absolution.

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A Cardinal Confessor granting Absolution during Passion Week at Rome by William Wider

The second picture shows the Arab Horse-Merchant.

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The Arab Horse-Merchant by G F Atkinson

The third picture shows naval instruction in gunnery.

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Naval Instruction on Board HMS the "Britannia," Portsmouth, Lessons in Gunnery by Matthew S Morgan

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’, 98

Posted in Artist, Best pictures, Birds, Children, Education, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Maps, Politics, Scotland, The Graphic, Wildlife 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 four schoolgirls pondering on a problem.

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Free Education, a Difficult Problem by Paul Renouard

The second picture shows an artist sketching an eagle’s nest.

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Sketching an Eagle's Nest in the Highlands, a Visit Momentarily expected by Sydney P Hall

The third picture shows a map of the British Empire in 1888.

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Imperial Federation – map of the world showing the extent of the British Empire in 1886. Statistical information furnished by Captain J. C. R. Colomb, MP, formerly RMA – British territories coloured in red by Walter Crane (after)

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’, 92

Posted in Best pictures, Education, Famous crimes, Famous news stories, Institutions, Law, London, Politics, The Graphic 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 stockbrokers celebrating British victories in the Boer War.

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President Kruger "Hammered", a Scene in the Stock Exchange by H M Paget

The second picture shows mischievous boys at a London Board School.

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Toeing the Line, a Scene at one of the London Board Schools by Robert Barnes

The third picture shows the scene after Zola was found guilty of libel.

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After the Verdict of the Zola Trial, the Scene at the Palais de Justice by J Nash

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