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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 85

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Towns, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Leisure, London, Philanthropy, Politics, The Illustrated Times, 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 London Orphan Asylum.

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London Orphan Asylum

The second picture shows Russian troops in Warsaw.

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Encampment of Russian Troops in Saxony-Place, Warsaw

The third picture shows the new People’s Park at Halifax, Yorkshire.

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Final Transfer of the People's Park at Halifax by Mr Frank Crossley, MP

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’, 81

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Famous landmarks, Flags, Geography, Historical articles, History, Institutions, London, Ships, 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 Esseillon Fort, commanding the Route to Mount Cenis, in the Savoy Pass.

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Esseillon Fort, commanding the Route to Mount Cenis, in the Savoy Pass

The second picture shows Khisa Pussund, the King’s Palace at Lucknow.

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Khisa Pussund, the King's Palace at Lucknow

The third picture shows recruiting for the Navy on Tower Hill.

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Recruiting for the Navy, the Naval Rendezvous on Tower-Hill

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’, 79

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Countryside, Customs, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Law, London, Music, 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 bell cast for the clock-tower of the new Houses of Parliament.

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Bell cast for the clock-tower of the new Houses of Parliament, later known as Big Ben

The second picture shows Beefeaters searching the Vaults preparatory to the Assembling of Parliament.

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Searching the Vaults Preparatory to the Assembling of Parliament

The third picture shows a gang of convicts at work at Dartmoor.

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Gang of Convicts at Work at Dartmoor

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’, 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’, 67

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Customs, Famous crimes, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Law, Leisure, Religion, Saints, 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 the prisoner in the Dock at the Old Bailey.

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The Prisoner in the Dock, the Old Bailey

The second picture shows the Pork Butchers’ Festival on St Anthony’s Day in Alsace.

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St Anthony's Day in an Alsace Town, the Pork Butchers' Festival

The third picture shows the old place of execution, Smithfield.

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The old place of execution, Smithfield

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’, 64

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Institutions, London, Politics, 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 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 a design for the War Office.

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Design for the War Office

The third picture shows the Spanish Cortes or parliament.

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The Spanish Cortes

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’, 50

Posted in Animals, Architecture, Best pictures, British Cities, Famous landmarks, Farming, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Leisure, London, Plants, Politics, Religion, The Illustrated Times, Trade 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 Royal Agricultural Society’s Show at Oxford.

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The Royal Agricultural Society's Show at Oxford

The second picture shows the Smoking-Room, House of Commons.

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The Smoking-Room, House of Commons

The third picture shows the Temple Church as seen since the demolition of the surrounding buildings.

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The Temple Church as seen since the Demolition of the Surrounding Buildings

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’, 47

Posted in America, Animals, Architecture, Art, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, British Cities, Customs, Famous landmarks, Flags, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Royalty, The Illustrated Times, 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 the elephants of the Rajah of Travancore.

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The Elephants of the Rajah of Travancore by Frank Vizetelly

The second picture shows the Sheffield School of Art.

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The New Sheffield School of Art

The third picture shows the Confederate Battle Flag for South Carolina.

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The New Sovereignty Flag of South Carolina

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’, 41

Posted in Best pictures, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Law, London, Politics, The Illustrated Times, 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 soldiers burying the dead on the battlefield of the Tchernaya.

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The Battle-Field of the Tchernaya by Julian Portch

The second picture shows the Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes.

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The Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes by W M'Connell

The third picture shows the death of Foscari.

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The Death of Foscari by F R Pickersgill

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