The best pictures from ‘The Graphic’, 41

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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 Etonians at Paddington.

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The End of the Holidays, Eton Boys leaving Paddington Station by C J Staniland

The second picture shows the smoking room of the Reporters’ Gallery, House of Commons.

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The smoking room of the Reporters' Gallery, House of Commons

The third picture shows floor polishing in the Winter Palace.

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The Winter Palace, polishing up the Floors

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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