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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 2

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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 Horse-Tamer.

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Mr Rarey, the Horse-Tamer, operating upon Cruiser by Harrison Weir

The second picture shows ladies anxiously waiting for the postman on Valentine’s Day.

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St Valentine's Day, waiting for the Postman by A Slader

The third picture shows ice collectors at the Serpentine.

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The late Frost, collecting Ice at the Serpentine, Hyde Park

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

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