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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 99

Posted in Actors, Best pictures, Engineering, English Literature, Historical articles, History, Industry, Leisure, London, Politics, Royalty, Shakespeare, The Illustrated Times on Wednesday, 18 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 triumphant entry of Bolingbroke into London from Richard II at the Princess’s Theatre.

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The Entry of Bolingbroke into London, a Scene from Richard II, at the Princess's Theatre

The second picture shows the People’s Banquet at Moscow following the Coronation of the Emperor of Russia.

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The Coronation of the Emperor of Russia, the People's Banquet at Moscow by Godefroy Durand

The third picture shows Chelsea Water Company’s Reservoir.

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Chelsea Water Company's Reservoir

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’, 87

Posted in America, Architecture, Best pictures, Engineering, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Law, London, Politics, Rivers, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Transport, War on Wednesday, 18 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 gigantic engineering works for the damming of the Nile.

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Gigantic Engineering Works for the Damming of the Nile

The second picture shows the disembarkation of the Remains of the late Lord Raglan.

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The Disembarkation of the Remains of the late Lord Raglan

The third picture shows a House of Detention for Female Rebels at Washington during the Civil War.

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House of Detention for Female Rebels at Washington

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’, 69

Posted in America, Best pictures, Communications, Engineering, Historical articles, History, Industry, Inventions, London, Religion, Sea, Ships, Technology, 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 Messrs Glass and Ellioti’s Atlantic Telegraph Cable Works at East Greenwich.

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Messrs Glass and Ellioti's Atlantic Telegraph Cable Works at East Greenwich

The second picture shows a Buddhist Chapel erected by the Chinese in San Francisco.

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Buddhist Chapel erected by the Chinese at San Francisco

The third picture shows the new fast and efficient Electro Weaving-Machine or electric loom.

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The New Electro Weaving-Machine

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’, 56

Posted in Best pictures, Engineering, Historical articles, History, London, Politics, Rivers, The Illustrated Times, War 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 works at the southern Embankment of the Thames.

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The works at the southern Embankment of the Thames

The second picture shows Canton seen from the Head-Quarters of the Allies during the Second Opium War.

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View of Canton, from the Head-Quarters of the Allies by M E Roux

The third picture shows volunteers at the Recruiting Office in the St Dominic, St Germain in Paris.

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Volunteering in Paris, Scene at the Recruiting Office in the St Dominic, St Germain

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’, 37

Posted in Animals, Architecture, Best pictures, Bravery, British Countryside, Engineering, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Railways, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, 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 M Blondin at Crystal Palace.

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M Blondin's First Ascent at the Crystal Palace

The second picture shows the site for the proposed Terminus of the Great Eastern Railway at Broad-Street, City.

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Site for the Proposed Terminus of the Great Eastern Railway at Broad-Street, City by A Slader

The third picture shows a man skating for his life pursued by wolves.

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Skating for Life

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’, 34

Posted in Best pictures, Engineering, Famous landmarks, Geology, Historical articles, History, Industry, London, Music, 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 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.

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 33

Posted in Best pictures, Engineering, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Music, Politics, Rivers, 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 Machinery for raising the tubes of the Royal Albert Bridge, at Saltash.

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Machinery for Raising the Tubes of the Royal Albert Bridge, at Saltash

The second picture shows a lady playing the piano.

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An Old Song by T Davidson

The third picture shows the Belfast pub where Irish Republicans were arrested.

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M'Key's Public House, Belfast, the Scene of the Recent Arrests of Members of the Phoenix Society

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’, 30

Posted in Best pictures, Engineering, English Literature, Historical articles, History, Literature, London, Ships, The Illustrated Times, 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 burial-place of Dickens in Westminster Abbey.

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The Burial-Place of Dickens in Westminster Abbey

The second picture shows the iron-cased Steam-Frigate “Warrior”.

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The Iron-Cased Steam-Frigate "Warrior", View of the Stern

The third picture shows the Wrought-Iron Gun at Shoeburyness.

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The Wrought-Iron Gun at Shoeburyness

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’, 7

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Customs, Engineering, Famous Inventors, Historical articles, History, Industry, Oddities, Politics, Ships, Sport, The Illustrated Times 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 scene during the Spanish military coup in 1856.

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The Coup d'Etat at Madrid, a Conflict in the Calle Mayor by Gustave Janet

The second picture shows Mr Robert Stephenson, the great engineer.

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Portrait of Mr Robert Stephenson, with a view of the great hydrolic ram used in launching the Leviathan

The third picture shows cat-racing at Liege.

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Cat-Racing at Liege

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