The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 27

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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 Golden Gallery at St Paul’s, 528 steps up and 85 metres from the cathedral floor.

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In the Golden Gallery, St Paul's by E F Brewtnall

The second picture shows ladies playing billiards.

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Christmas Day in a Country House, a Billiard Match after Dinner by John Da Costa

The third picture shows the 1875 Liberties Whiskey Fire in Dublin.

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View of the Fire from Newmarket by J R Brown

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

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