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The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 100

Posted in Actors, Architecture, Best pictures, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Law, Leisure, London, Nature, Shakespeare, The Graphic, Theatre 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 Sunday in London.

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Sunday in London by Adrien Marie

The second picture shows a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Regent’s Park.

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Pastoral plays in Regents Park: a limelight performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream by Balliol Salmon

The third picture shows the charming cafe society on the Paris Boulevards.

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Life on the Paris Boulevards, Open-Air Guests before a Cafe by Adrien Marie

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’, 99

Posted in Ancient History, Animals, Archaeology, Architecture, Artist, Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, The Graphic, War, Weapons 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 the excavations at the Colosseum in Rome.

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The Excavations at the Colosseum, Rome

The second picture shows facsimile of a sketch by a Japanese war artist.

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Facsimile of a Coloured Sketch by a Japanese War Artist, showing the Firing of a Gun on one of the Men-of-War during an Engagement

The third picture shows the Chariot Race at Barnum and Bailey’s Show.

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The Chariot Race at Barnum and Bailey's Show, the start for the Final Heat by W Small

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’, 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’, 97

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Fashion, Historical articles, History, Law, London, Music, Oddities, Sinners, 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 a foundling being rescued.

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London Sketches – The Foundling by Frank Holl

The second picture shows a competition for hairdressers.

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Artists in Hair, Competition at the Grande Soiree de Coiffures by Sydney P Hall

The third picture shows the military bandsmen’s tent.

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The Army Manoeuvres, a Peep into one of the Bandsmen's Tents by Paul Renouard

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’, 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’, 95

Posted in Anarchy, Animals, Best pictures, Dogs, Historical articles, History, Music, Oddities, The Graphic, War, Weapons 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 improvised entertainment by soldiers in the Sudan.

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The Advance in the Soudan, Recreation after a Day's Work, a Smoking Concert at Wady Halfa by J Gulich

The second picture shows a terrorist bomb.

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One of the Infernal Machines by J R Brown

The third picture shows an elderly dog groomer in Rome.

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Rome, shaving Dogs on the Steps of the Trinita de' Monti by Basil Bradley

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’, 94

Posted in Actors, Anniversary, Best pictures, Famous Inventors, Historical articles, History, Inventions, London, Railways, The Graphic, Theatre, Transport, Travel 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 Jonas Hanway on St Swithin’s Day with his novel umbrella.

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St Swithin's, Jonas Hanway and His Umbrella by J D Linton

The second picture shows the opening of the Rangoon and Irrawaddy State Railway.

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The First Railway in British Burmah, Opening of the Rangoon and Irrawaddy State Railway at Rangoon by J R Brown

The third picture shows Madame Patti’s reception at Covent Garden Theatre.

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Madame Patti's Reappearance in Opera, her Reception after Act II of "La Traviata" at Covent Garden Theatre by J Gulich

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’, 93

Posted in America, Animals, Best pictures, British Towns, Historical articles, History, Politics, Sport, 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 game hunters in India.

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Leopard-Shooting in India, a Lady makes a Handsome Contribution to our Very Successful Day's Bag by H Johnson

The second picture shows wrestling in Grasmere.

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Westmoreland Sports, Heavy Wrestling, Grasmere by Basil Bradley

The third picture shows a voting station in the United States.

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Voting by Ballot in the United States by H Johnson

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.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 91

Posted in Actors, America, Best pictures, British Towns, Children, Dance, Historical articles, History, Leisure, Music, Politics, The Graphic, Travel 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 an American smoking with native American Indians.

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Sketches in the Far West, a Smoke with Friendlies by A Boyd Houghton

The second picture shows street entertainers at the seaside.

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Harmony at the Seaside, a Morning Performance by a troupe of minstrels by Robert Barnes

The third picture shows workers foraging for fuel on a cinder tip in Wales.

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The Lock-Out in South Wales, on a Tip, collecting Fuel by H Johnson

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