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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

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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 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.

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