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The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 90

Posted in Actors, Best pictures, Fashion, Historical articles, History, London, Music, Oddities, The Graphic, Theatre, Trade 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 a demonstration and display by a group of ladies’ hairdressers.

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A Hair-Dressing Exhibition by A Boyd Houghton

The second picture shows an Officer’s Quarters in Shan-Hai-Quan.

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"His Guardian Angel", an Officer's Quarters in Shan-Hai-Quan by A S Boyd

The third picture shows the impresario and music director choosing the “Gaiety” Chorus.

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Choosing the "Gaiety" Chorus by Robert Barnes

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’, 89

Posted in America, Best pictures, Disasters, Historical articles, History, Nature, Royalty, 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
The first picture shows the forest fires on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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The Forest Fires on the Shore of Lake Michigan by Montbard

The second picture shows The Grand Duke Alexis of Russia under a frozen Niagara Falls.

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The Grand Duke Alexis of Russia under Niagara Falls by A Boyd Houghton

The third picture shows icicles on a burned-out building in Boston, USA.

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Icicles on the Ruins after a Recent Fire in Boston, USA

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’, 88

Posted in Ancient History, Architecture, Best pictures, Boats, British Towns, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Rivers, Royalty, 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 the Henley Regatta.

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The Henley-on-Thames Regatta, a Sketch by the Riverside by H Woods

The second picture shows the Orangery at Kensington Palace in the Georgian era.

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Kensington Palace in its Palmy Days, George II and Queen Caroline in the Orangery by H W Brewer,H C Brewer

The third picture shows the Forum by moonlight.

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The Roman Forum by Moonlight 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.

The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 87

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Royalty, 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 Debutantes on their way to the Throne Room.

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The Queen's Drawing Room, Debutantes on their Way to the Throne Room passing the Yeomen of the Guard by Frank Craig

The second picture shows holiday time at the Tower of London.

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Holiday Time at the Tower by H Woods

The third picture shows the illuminations on Edward VII’s Coronation Day.

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The Illuminations on Coronation Day, General View, looking down Waterloo Place by W L Wyllie

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’, 86

Posted in America, Anniversary, Best pictures, Customs, Disasters, Famous Inventors, Historical articles, History, Inventions, Science, 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 the Chinese New Year.

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With the Allies in China, the Chinese New Year by F de Haenen

The second picture shows the Great Fire at the Chicago World’s Fair.

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The Great Fire at the Chicago World's Fair, the destruction of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building by H C Brewer

The third picture shows Mr Edison in his Laboratory.

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The Electric Light, Mr Edison in his Laboratory, a Sketch from Life by F Villiers

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’, 85

Posted in Anarchy, Best pictures, Exploration, games, Geography, Historical articles, History, Politics, Ships, 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 pool players in a Paris Cafe.

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Playing Pool in a Paris Cafe in Aid of the Territorial Liberation Fund by H Johnson

The second picture shows the crow’s nest on the Arctic Expedition’s ship.

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The Arctic Expedition, the "Crow's Nest" by S E Waller

The third picture shows Parisians at a barricade.

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The Paris Mob, a Barricade in Paris by A Boyd Houghton

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’, 84

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Fish, Historical articles, History, Industry, Law, Politics, Scotland, Ships, The Graphic, Trade, Transport 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 eel-spearing on the Scotch border.

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Eel-Spearing on the Scotch Border by S E Waller

The second picture shows embarking Norman horses for England at Honfleur.

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Embarking Norman Horses for England at Honfleur by H Johnson

The third picture shows the police charging striking miners.

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The Coal Crisis, the Miners charged by the Police at Hebburn, near Durham

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’, 83

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Historical articles, History, London, Politics, Superstition, The Graphic, War 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 a model estate for working men in Battersea.

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Working Men's Dwellings, the Shaftesbury Park Estate by H Johnson

The second picture shows a nocturnal political gathering.

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Republicanism by Lime Light by H Woods

The third picture shows a native trophy of human skulls in the Naga Hills.

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The Outrage in the Naga Hills, a Native Trophy of Human Skulls by Sydney P Hall

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’, 82

Posted in Architecture, Art, Best pictures, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, London, The Graphic, Trade 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 works at St Paul’s Cathedral.

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The Present Aspect of the Interior of St Paul's by H Woods

The second picture shows Plas Mawr, Conway, in North Wales.

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Plas Mawr, Conway, North Wales, now the Home of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Arts

The third picture shows a Sale at Christie’s.

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A Great Picture Sale at Christie's by Sydney P Hall

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’, 81

Posted in Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture, Best pictures, British Countryside, Children, Customs, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Royalty, Ships, 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 the Prince of Wales visiting the Parthenon.

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The Prince of Wales in Greece – The Royal Party visiting the Parthenon

The second picture shows a stoke-hole.

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Graphic America, the Stoke Hole by A Boyd Houghton

The third picture shows Bank Holiday on Hampstead Heath.

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A Cockney Carnival, Bank Holiday on Hampstead Heath by Phil May

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