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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’, 77

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Education, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, News, Philanthropy, 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 Ragged School in George Yard, St Jude’s, Whitechapel.

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Ragged School, George Yard, St Jude's, Whitechapel

The second picture shows a rush for evening papers in the Rue Croissant, Paris.

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Parisian Sketches, a Rush for Evening Papers in the Rue Croissant

The third picture shows Austrian Officers in a Cafe at Milan.

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Austrian Officers in a Cafe at Milan by M 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 Illustrated Times’, 59

Posted in Art, Artist, Best pictures, Famous artists, Historical articles, History, Philanthropy, 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 Turkish cavalry fording a river.

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Turkish Cavalry fording a River by E Morin

The second picture shows a visit to Holbein’s Studio.

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A Visit to Holbein's Studio by E Hodgson

The third picture shows the distribution of bread and soup to the Parisian poor.

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A Winter Scene in Paris, Distribution of Bread and Soup to the Poor

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 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 of Edward VII’s court at Cowes

Posted in Best pictures, British Towns, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Philanthropy, Royalty on Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The best pictures of Edward VII’s court at Cowes are vivid images of the Royal family having welcome fun among the charitable visits.
The first picture shows Queen Alexandra making a charitable visit.

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The Court at Cowes, a Charitable Visit by Melton Prior

The second picture shows princes and princesses cycling.

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The Court at Cowes, a Royal Cycling Party by A Forestier

The third picture shows a Royal shopping expedition.

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The Prince of Wales, Princess Victoria, Princess Maud, and Prince Charles of Denmark shopping at Cowes by H C Seppings Wright

Many more pictures of English royalty can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures of refugees in the Russo-Turkish War

Posted in Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Philanthropy, War on Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The best pictures of refugees in the Russo-Turkish War are striking images of the immense upheaval caused by conflict.
The first picture shows Turkish refugees.

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Turkish Refugees from the District of Tirnova coming into Shumla

The second picture shows Bulgarian refugees.

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Bulgarian Refugees in Greek Schools at Philippopolis

The third picture shows Bosnian refugees.

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The War in the East, Dr Sandwith and Lieutenant Gordon distributing Clothing to Bosnian Refugees during the Armistice by G Durand

Many more pictures of the Russo-Turkish War can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures of Balliol College, Oxford

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Philanthropy, Politics, Religion, Royalty, Scotland on Monday, 28 September 2015

The best pictures of Balliol College in Oxford are architectural images of the academic institution founded in the Thirteenth century.
The first picture shows the Victorian Balliol College and the Broad.

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Broad St, Oxford, and Balliol College by William Matthison

The second picture shows the original college buildings at the time of Wycliffe.

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Balliol College, Oxford (about the Time of John Wycliffe)

The third picture shows the founder of Balliol College.

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John I de Balliol, founder of Balliol College, Oxford

Many more pictures of Oxford can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures of John Pounds, the crippled cobbler

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Education, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Philanthropy on Thursday, 17 September 2015

The best pictures of John Pounds, the crippled cobbler, are lively images of the eccentric cobbler and educationalist who established the principles of the first Ragged Schools.
The first picture shows Pounds teaching and cobbling.

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John Pounds' School

The second picture shows Pounds and several pupils.

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A New Pupil for John Pounds by E H Wehnert

The third picture shows Pounds giving money to a beggar.

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John Pounds The Philanthropist

Many more pictures of education can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

The best pictures of street urchins in Victorian London

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Historical articles, History, London, Philanthropy on Thursday, 17 September 2015

The best pictures of Victorian street urchins are images made with both documentary realism and sentimentality.
The first picture shows an urchin before the magistrate in London.

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The first offence by Dorothy Stanley

The second picture shows a pair of street arabs.

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Two Little Street Arabs

The third picture is a beggar boy.

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The beggar boy

Many more pictures of poverty can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.