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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 100

Posted in Art, Best pictures, Engineering, Historical articles, History, Industry, London, Rivers, Sea, 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 a column of French refugees, peasants fleeing war and seeking refuge in Paris.

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The late Stampede of Peasants into Paris by D H Friston

The second picture shows The Leviathan and the Cradles.

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The Leviathan, the Cradles

The third picture shows a Sale of Objects of Virtu in Paris.

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Sale of Objects of Virtu in Paris by Gustave Dore

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’, 99

Posted in Actors, Best pictures, Engineering, English Literature, Historical articles, History, Industry, Leisure, London, Politics, Royalty, Shakespeare, 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 the triumphant entry of Bolingbroke into London from Richard II at the Princess’s Theatre.

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The Entry of Bolingbroke into London, a Scene from Richard II, at the Princess's Theatre

The second picture shows the People’s Banquet at Moscow following the Coronation of the Emperor of Russia.

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The Coronation of the Emperor of Russia, the People's Banquet at Moscow by Godefroy Durand

The third picture shows Chelsea Water Company’s Reservoir.

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Chelsea Water Company's Reservoir

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’, 98

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Towns, Castles, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Law, Leisure, London, Religion, Rivers, 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 filling up the Shaft previous to firing the Battery for the explosion of Old Rochester Bridge.

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The Explosion of Old Rochester Bridge, filling up the Shaft previous to firing the Battery

The second picture shows the interior of a Spanish Country Inn.

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Interior of a Spanish Country Inn by A Rouargue

The third picture shows Newgate Chapel.

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Newgate Chapel

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’, 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’, 96

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, British Countryside, Children, Customs, Dance, Historical articles, History, Leisure, London, Music, Religion, 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 a young family in financial difficulties with the rent.

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Early Struggles by T Brooks

The second picture shows Sergeant Kite at the Public-House Bar recruiting in King Street, Westminster.

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Recruiting in King-Street, Westminster, Sergeant Kite at the Public-House Bar by D H Friston

The third picture shows a Carnival Procession at Barcelona.

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Carnival Procession at Barcelona by Cosson Smeeton

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’, 94

Posted in Actors, Best pictures, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, London, Religion, Rivers, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, 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 French peasants taking refuge round a Crucifix during the war.

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French Peasants taking Refuge round a Crucifix by Gustave Dore

The second picture shows Russian vessels frozen in at the mouth of the Dnieper.

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Russian Vessels frozen in at the Mouth of the Dnieper by Ivan Ivanovitch

The third picture shows the fate of Varney in “Amy Robsart” at Drury-Lane Theatre.

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"Amy Robsart" at Drury-Lane Theatre, the Fate of Varney

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’, 93

Posted in Best pictures, Bravery, Children, Famous crimes, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Politics, The Illustrated Times, Theatre, 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 boy-king Conradin flinging his glove into the crowd before his execution.

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Conradin's Glove by J Pluddemann

The second picture shows a Plebiscitary Meeting in the Salle Moliere, Paris.

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Plebiscitary Meeting in the Salle Moliere, Paris

The third picture shows a scene in Beirut during the military evacuation of Syria.

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The Evacuation of Syria, Embarkation at Beyrout of the Last Battalions of the Expeditionary Force

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’, 92

Posted in Architecture, Best pictures, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, London, Music, Politics, The Illustrated Times, War, Weapons 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 Sardinian Riflemen.

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Sardinian Riflemen by Gustave Dore

The second picture shows Blue-Coat Boys in the new playground at Christ’s Hospital.

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Drilling the Blue-Coat Boys in the New Playground at Christ's Hospital

The third picture shows the first sounding of Big Ben at the foot of the Westminster Clock Tower.

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The first sounding of Big Ben at the foot of the Westminster Clock Tower

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’, 91

Posted in Architecture, Art, Best pictures, Castles, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Leisure, London, Religion, Saints, 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 a Bazaar in the Grounds of Carisbrooke Castle.

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Bazaar in the Grounds of Carisbrooke Castle by P Brannon

The second picture shows the Pope at St Peter’s.

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The Pope at St Peter's

The third picture shows the proposed alteration of the National Gallery by Captain Fowkes, Architect.

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Proposed Alteration of the National Gallery, Captain Fowkes, Architect

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