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The best pictures from ‘The Illustrated Times’, 18

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Birds, Boats, Inventions, London, Oddities, Sea, Ships, The Illustrated Times, Trade, Weapons on Sunday, 15 November 2015

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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 London Bird Fair.

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London Sketches, Bird Fair, Great St Andrew's Street, Seven Dials by W M'Connell

The second picture shows trials of new torpedoes in France.

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Trials of New Torpedoes in France

The third picture shows a captured whale in Marseilles.

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Carriage through the Streets of Marseilles of a Whale captured in the Waters of the Chateau d'If 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.

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