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Topic: victorian england

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Sub treasurers meeting in England

Sub treasurers meeting in England

A satire on corruption among Tammany officeholders in New York, showing absconded former Collector of the Port Samuel Swartwout and federal District Attorney William M. Price in London. The massive fraud and em... more

Trip to Epsom

Trip to Epsom

Drawing shows crowds of people on horseback or in wagons and one stagecoach full of passengers in front of the classic screen at Hyde Park, London.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Pollard ; engraved by T. Sutherland.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Polla...

Print shows several passenger and mail coaches on street in front of the Peacock building in Islington, London, England.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens .....

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at night by Richard Gypson from the Royal Standard Tavern, England, on June 3, 1839. In addition, "Mr. Blanchard, a descendant of the celebrated Mons. Blanchar... more

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange, Mansion House, London / / Tuonra [Arnout spelled backwards] ; dessiné et lith. par Jules Arnout ; imp. par Lemercier à Paris.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange...

Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground.

New England Convention, Sepr. 10th, 1840 / W.J. Rund, s[culpsi]t.

New England Convention, Sepr. 10th, 1840 / W.J. Rund, s[culpsi]t.

A campaign badge produced for the New England Whig Convention, held at Boston on September 10-11, 1840. From top to bottom: an eagle in flight with a banderole reading "Harrison, Tyler" and the words "One fire ... more

Cooke's Circus, York Hotel, Nicolson St.

Cooke's Circus, York Hotel, Nicolson St.

Poster for Cooke's Circus showing three illustrations with text: a man on a trapeze(?), "Gulliver and the Lilliputians", and an animal act with animals in human situations.

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [delineator] ; H. Melville [printmaker].

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [del...

Print shows interior of Exeter Hall filled with a large crowd for the Anti-slavery Society meeting, London, England.

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people in London street. Signature on monument at right: "T.S. Boys, 1841."

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Illustration showing interior of hall with people.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in square at corner of Old Bond St., public and commercial buildings.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in London streets, public coach, and buildings seen from corner of Lombard Street.

The aerial steam carriage

The aerial steam carriage

Pictorial lettersheet shows British inventor William Samuel Henson's proposed steam powered flying machine in an imaginary flight over the Thames River, London, 1843. Attempts to fly a model of the aerial steam... more

Deputy

Deputy

Drawing shows a deputy collector, or civil servant, smoking as he leans on the back two legs of his chair, feet near a fireplace. Taylor traveled extensively in Europe between 1844 and his death in 1879.

Collector

Collector

Drawing shows a public documents civil servant asleep before a fireplace. He leans on the back two legs of his chair. Bayard Taylor made at extensive trips to Europe between 1844 his death in 1879.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Family around Christmas tree, depicted in an oval with border showing winter scenes and the fruits and animals of a bountiful harvest.

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

Les rois s'en vont-- bon voyage! / dessiné par Monta.

French cartoon about kings departing for the moon, possibly in reference to the end of monarchy in Europe. Print shows several balloons labeled "Service du roi" from Spain, Prussia, Denmark, Naples, etc., landi... more

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

Illustration showing Roman ships in harbor.

The fancy fair, Prince's Park, Liverpool, August, 1849 / John R. Isaac, draughtsman, lithographer & c.

The fancy fair, Prince's Park, Liverpool, August, 1849 / John R. Isaac...

Print shows a festival and balloon ascension during the campaign to raise funds in support of the Northern and Southern Hospitals in Liverpool, England, August 1849.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River.

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

A challenge to the Northern abolitionist view of the institution of slavery, favorably contrasting the living conditions of American slaves (above) with the lot of the industrial poor in England (below). The fi... more

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

Photograph shows cotton being cleaned through machinery; cotton in case on display.

Cotton machinery

Cotton machinery

Photograph shows large cotton machine on display.

Model house for families

Model house for families

Photograph shows exterior of building.

My New England home Words & music by L. Wade / / T. Sinclair's lith., Phila.

My New England home Words & music by L. Wade / / T. Sinclair's lith., ...

Two Native Americans watch as Pilgrims come ashore.

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration of the Exhibition of All Nations, by Her Majesty, on Thursday, May 1st, 1851 ...

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration...

Broadside announcing an inaugural festival for the Exhibition of All Nations, London, England, 1851. Includes a picture of the balloon "Erin-go-Bragh" to publicize an ascent by balloonist John Hampton during th... more

View of west end of building

View of west end of building

Photograph shows exterior view of Crystal Palace building.

View of transept, looking south

View of transept, looking south

Photograph shows general view of transept with fountain and statues; large tree in the background.

Lathe for railway wheels

Lathe for railway wheels

Photograph shows lathe machinery.

Agricultural implements

Agricultural implements

Photograph shows three pieces of farm equipment: a cultivator, cart, and a harrow.

Locomotive engine

Locomotive engine

Photograph shows locomotive engine on display.

General view from transept, looking west

General view from transept, looking west

Photograph shows interior of Crystal Palace with large sculptures and other exhibit items on display.

View of western nave

View of western nave

Photograph shows Crystal Palace interior.

Agriclutural implements

Agriclutural implements

Photograph shows pieces of farm equipment: plows.

Glass fountain

Glass fountain

Photograph shows water spouting from large glass fountain in center of exhibit hall.

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prison...

Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more

View of transept, looking north

View of transept, looking north

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of transept with fountain and statues; large tree in the background.

View of eastern nave

View of eastern nave

Photograph shows a slightly elevated view of the interior of the Crystal Palace exhibit hall with various items on display and international flags hanging from balcony railings.

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to take away the plague of cholera

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to t...

Photograph shows sculpture of woman sitting with sickly child and elderly man leaning against her.

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

Cartoon showing king on pedestal leaning on tablet of 10 commandments, at bottom of which lies broken statue of queen; hanged man, and people with various disagreements in square in front of St. Paul's, London.

Colonel Wood & Major Stuart Wortley on the staff of Sir Richard England

Colonel Wood & Major Stuart Wortley on the staff of Sir Richard Englan...

Three officers, one sitting and two standing, in front of stone building.

Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Crowded London street with food vendors, children in rags, and well-dressed men and women passing by.

Reading-room of the British Museum

Reading-room of the British Museum

Print shows the domed reading of the British Library at the British Museum.

[Greenwich pensioner]

[Greenwich pensioner]

Print shows a retired gentleman relaxing in grass in Greenwich, London, England.

Baie de Weymouth (Constable) / Lalanne sc. d'ap. Constable.

Baie de Weymouth (Constable) / Lalanne sc. d'ap. Constable.

Print shows the coastline of Weymouth Bay under heavy clouds.

Tom Sayers, champion of England born at Pimlico near Brighton, Sussex 1826, height 5 ft. 8 inches, lowest feichting weight 10 st. 10 lbs / / lith. by Cameron & Walsh, 32 & 34 John St., N.Y.

Tom Sayers, champion of England born at Pimlico near Brighton, Sussex ...

Print shows Tom Sayers, full-length portrait, facing right, in boxing stance. Includes list of fights with opponent's name and date of bout.

Jerusalem / Frank M. Good, Phot. ; London.

Jerusalem / Frank M. Good, Phot. ; London.

City of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives.

Queen Philippa interceding for the lives of the burgesses of Calais, 1347 / on steel by John Sartain, Phila. ; the original by H.C. Selous.

Queen Philippa interceding for the lives of the burgesses of Calais, 1...

Print shows Philippa, Queen, consort of Edward III, kneeling before her husband, King Edward III, begging him to spare the lives of the six burghers of Calais who have sacrificed themselves by complying with hi... more

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in England

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in...

Images of the "Southern Commissioner" in England, trying to talk to Queen Victoria, drinking with the "Lord Mayor," meeting Lord J. Russell, throwing money at "the populace," giving a check to "the press" and h... more

The International Exhibition of 1862 The nave, from eastern dome.

The International Exhibition of 1862 The nave, from eastern dome.

Stereograph showing interior of exhibition hall with elaborate fountain in foreground.

The International Exhibition of 1862 The foreign picture gallery.

The International Exhibition of 1862 The foreign picture gallery.

Stereograph shows exhibition room with paintings and sculptures.

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibition of 1862, but unfortunately intercepted by the "Paper Blockade"

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibiti...

Images show: Goblet - made from a "Yankee's skull"; paperweight made from a "Yankee jaw bone"; reading desk made from a human skeleton; furs made from scalps and beards; necklace of "Yankee teeth"; head wreath ... more

Samuel Crompton, inventor of the spinning mule

Samuel Crompton, inventor of the spinning mule

Print shows statue of Samuel Crompton in Nelson Square, Bolton England. The statue, by W. Calder Marshall, was raised by public subscription.

A gentleman in a fix -- An unnatural parent

A gentleman in a fix -- An unnatural parent

Cartoon showing Napoleon holding baby "Intervention", as the mother "Bull" runs away.

Westminster Hall / By Valentine Blanchard.

Westminster Hall / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages in front of the Houses of Parliament, London, England.

Piccadilly, looking east / By Valentine Blanchard.

Piccadilly, looking east / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking on Piccadilly, London, England.

The National Gallery / By Valentine Blanchard.

The National Gallery / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking in front of the National Gallery, London, England.

St. John's Gate, Clerkenwell / By Valentine Blanchard.

St. John's Gate, Clerkenwell / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking in front of St. John's Gate, London, England.

The Haymarket / By Valentine Blanchard.

The Haymarket / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking on Haymarket, London, England.

Pall Mall, looking towards the National Gallery / By Valentine Blanchard.

Pall Mall, looking towards the National Gallery / By Valentine Blancha...

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking on Pall Mall, London, England.

The Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard.

The Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard...

Stereograph shows boats and docks in the Thames River with the Palace of Westminster in the background.

Pall Mall west / By Valentine Blanchard.

Pall Mall west / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows horse-drawn carriages and people walking on Pall Mall, London, England.

Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard.

Houses of Parliament, from Lambeth Bridge / By Valentine Blanchard.

Stereograph shows boy with horse-drawn wagon and boats in the Thames River with the Palace of Westminster in the background.

[Battersea Bridge] / S. Haden.

[Battersea Bridge] / S. Haden.

Print shows view of the Battersea Bridge and Old Chelsea from across the Thames River.

Igirisu rondon taikō

Igirisu rondon taikō

Japanese triptych (one section only) print shows ships in a harbor with women and men walking and riding horses in the foreground.

Coliseum - interior / John P. Soule, 199 Washington St., Boston.

Coliseum - interior / John P. Soule, 199 Washington St., Boston.

Stereograph showing interior of concert hall, including the 8 feet in diameter drum, for the National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts.

Le ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henri Giffard, à Londres, mai 1869 / A. Tissandier.

Le ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henri Giffard, à Londres, mai 1869 / ...

Drawing shows the giant captive balloon constructed by Henri Giffard for the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and brought to London, England, in 1868 and 1869. Balloon is moored at launching site; with numerous onlooke... more

Will. B. Dorman's original red cross bitters / New England Lith. Co., Boston.
The Pictorial spirit of the Illustrated European Press

The Pictorial spirit of the Illustrated European Press

Four scenes related to incidents and scenes during the Ecumenical Council in Rome, 1869; three other scenes relating to the opening of the Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1869, including Empress Eugenie and suite in carav... more