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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 97

Posted in Best pictures, Disasters, Famous Composers, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, London, Medicine, Music, Rivers, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, Trade, 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 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.

The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 95

Posted in America, Architecture, Best pictures, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Medicine, Politics, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Trade, Transport, Travel, 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 Confederates burning a convoy of cotton in South Carolina.

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The Civil War in America: the Confederates burning a convoy of cotton, opposite Beaufort, South Carolina

The second picture shows Miss Nightingale’s Crimean Carriage.

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Miss Nightingale's Crimean Carriage

The third picture shows the Chiaja at Naples.

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The Chiaja, Naples by Gustave Janet

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’, 65

Posted in Best pictures, Bravery, Historical articles, History, Medicine, Politics, Religion, Royalty, Ships, 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 Sisters of Charity succouring the wounded on the field of battle in the Crimea.

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A Reminiscence of the War in the Crimea, Sisters of Charity succouring the Wounded on the Field of Battle by Eugene Appert

The second picture shows the launch of the Marlborough at Portsmouth.

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The Launch of the Marlborough at Portsmouth on 31 July, the Mastershipwright handing the Bottle to Her Majesty

The third picture shows the crews of the Neapolitan Ships of War voting in favour of Annexation.

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The Crews of the Neapolitan Ships of War recording their Votes in Favour of Annexation

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’, 55

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Bravery, Children, Discoveries, Historical articles, History, London, Medicine, Nature, Religion, Rivers, Science, 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 frozen Thames at Blackfriars.

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The Thames in Winter Clothing, View at Blackfriars

The second picture shows vaccination direct from a diseased cow’s corpse in Paris.

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Vaccination from the Cow in Paris

The third picture shows Christian fugitives in a refugee camp at Beirut.

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Christian Fugitives in the Quarantine at Beyrout by Gustave Janet

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’, 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 Graphic’, 96

Posted in America, Best pictures, British Countryside, Farming, games, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Medicine, 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 an American billiard tournament.

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The American Billiard Tournament, Joseph Bennett and S W Stanley playing by J R Brown

The second picture shows agricultural labourers in Lincolnshire.

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A Lincolnshire Gang by R W Macbeth

The third picture shows St George’s Hospital Fete.

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St George's Hospital Fete at the Royal Botanical Gardens by Balliol Salmon

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’, 68

Posted in Best pictures, Boats, Dogs, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Medicine, Philanthropy, Railways, Rivers, Royalty, The Graphic, Transport, Travel 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 scene on the Thames in the Regatta Season.

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In the Cool of the Evening, a Scene on the Thames in the Regatta Season by W Hatherell

The second picture shows a sham railway accident set up for first-aid educational purposes.

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A Sham Railway Accident, an Ambulance Lecture at Waterloo Station to Employes of the South Western Railway Company by R Barnes

The third picture shows Queen Victoria putting money in the charity box worn by “Tim”, the station dog, at Paddington.

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"For the Widows and Orphans", A Royal Donation by W Hatherell

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’, 14

Posted in Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture, Best pictures, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Industry, Institutions, London, Medicine, Technology, The Graphic on Monday, 9 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 Medical Students at St Thomas’s Hospital.

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Medical Students at Work, Sketches at St Thomas's Hospital by Paul Renouard

The second picture shows typesetting in a printer’s shop.

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Typesetting

The third picture shows the Coliseum illuminated in Rome.

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Rome, the Coliseum Illuminated 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.