Lieutenant-General Garnet Wolseley (later Viscount Wolseley) 1833-1913, directing battle of Tel-el-Kebir, 13 September 1882 at end of Egyptian expedition crushing Arabi Pasha's revolt. Chromolithograph 1887
Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) French actress and courtesan, widely held to be the greatest actress of her day in any language. In London in 1882 she married Aristides Damala (Jacques Damala) a Greek-born actor. Cartoon by Edward Linley Sambourne in the Punch's Fancy Portraits series from Punch (London, 15 April 1882).
David Brewster (1781-1868) Scottish physicist. Optics (kaleidoscope and polarised light). Editor of the Edinburgh Magazine 1802 and the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia 1808. On the table beside him is a stereoscope, one of the optical instruments he invented. Engraving, c1870.
Atalanta and the Golden Apples' c1619. Oil on Wood. Hendrick van Balen the Elder (1575-1632) Flemish painter. Atlanta stopping to pick up one of Golden Apples thrown by Melanion who thus won their race and Atalanta's hand.
Victorian illustration from family Bible of the discovery of Moses. religion, Christianity, ten commandments, religious leader, lawgiver, prophet, military leader, baby, basket, River Nile, Pharaohs daughter,
Miners being lowered by ropes into the silver mines near Bansk Stiavnica (also called Selmechbanya or Scheminitz) in central Slovakia. From the 11th century until 1918 it was part of the kingdom of Hungary. Engraving, 1805. Mining Metal
Crown Prince Yoshihito and Princess Sadako at their wedding reception standing on the bottom step of the dais. The Meiji Emperor and the Empress sit behind table. After Torajiro Kasai, Japanese artist. Formality Ceremony Tradition
Llanberis Pass, Cliffs, Rocks, Rugged, Snowdonia, National Park, Scree, Mountainous, North Wales, Welsh, Landscape, UK, United Kingdom, Great Britain, British, Sunny, Blue Sky, White Clouds, IPSV1296, IPSV2294,
Martin Folkes (1690-1754) English antiquary, born in London. President of the Royal Society (1741-1753). President of the Society of Antiquaries (1749-1754). Engraving after the portrait by William Hogarth.
Saint Benedict of Nursia (480-547) Italian founder of Western Christian monasticism. Instituted Benedictine order (Black Friars). Benedict teaching children. Religion Nineteenth century Trade Card Chromolithograph
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Johnson Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937) English actor-manager. Knighted in 1913. Here as Romeo in the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, a role he played opposite the Juliet of Mrs Patrick Campbell. Photogravure.
British; Literature; English; Theatre; Play; Entertainment
Ellen Alice Terry (1847-1928) English actress. From 1878 she had a successful 25-year professional partnership with Henry Irving. Here as Viola, a breeches role, in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Photogravure c1895.
?Battle of the Nile (Battle of Aboukir Bay) 1 August 1798: French Revolutionary Wars. Captain Casabianca and his son on the French flagship 'Orient' which exploded with the loss of more than 1,000 men. Trade Card Chromolithograph?
The Virgin and Child with Saints', c1490. Oil on poplar. Ambrogio Bergognone (active 1481; dc1523) Italian painter. Virgin in blue robe, enthroned, holding hand of Catherine of Siena with lily, Catherine of Alexandria with wheel. Purity
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens; Kensington Gardens; Peter Pan; J.M.Barrie; Arthur Rackham; illustrations; 1906; 1st edition; first edition; children's storybook; children's story; fairies; The Little White Bird; London; London parks; The Broad Walk; The Serpentine; The Baby Walk; The Little People weave their summer curtains from skeleton leaves; sewing
The Baker kneading dough on lid of flour bin. In the background the oven is being heated by burning faggots, like the bundle of wood, bottom right. When the oven was up to temperature, the ashes would be raked out and loaves placed in oven using a 'peel', one of the flat wooden paddle-like implements leaning against oven. From The Book of English Trades. (London, 1824). Hand-coloured woodcut.
BEB290 De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, Grade 1 listed, iconic, Modernist, art galleries, restaurant, sun terrace, conference hall, seaside town, 1066 Country, 1933 9th Earl De La Warr, Mayor, international competition, welded steel framed, structural engineer Felix Samuely, designer Erich Mendelsohn, architect Serge Chermayeff, opened 1935 by Duke & Duchess of York, £8 million restoration, IPSV0576, IPSV1164, IPSV1165, IPSV2262, IPSV4958, IPSV4960, IPSV5272
Farmer's wife letting out a bull to frighten off agricultural workers attacking a farm, c1830. Rick burning and machine wrecking widespread at this time as workers were afraid that threshing machines and other developments would depress wages and destroy jobs. Chromolithograph 1880s.
Peterborough Cathedral; Cathedral of Peterborough; Cathedral Church of St Peter; St Paul and St Andrew; Saint Peter's Cathedral; Cathedral; Church; Building; Historical; Landmark; England; South East England; UK; United Kingdom; Landmarks; Building Exterior; Kathedrale von Peterborough; Kathedrale; Kirche; Gebaeude; Historisches; Historische; Sehenswuerdigkeiten; Aussen; Europa; Aussenaufnahme von Gebaeuden
Peterborough Cathedral, or the Cathedral Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew ? also known as Saint Peter's Cathedral the seat of the Bishop of Peterborough, is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew whose statues look down from the three high gables of the famous West Front. Die Peterborough Cathedral. Der gotische Bau aus dem 12. Jh. geht auf eine Kirche aus dem 7.Jh. zur
Henry Iriving (1838-1905) English actor-manager, playing in the first production of 'The Bells' which made him famous overnight. Here Mathias (Irving) dreams of the incident 15 years before when he killed a Polish Jew. Lyceum Theatre, London, 1871. From The Illustrated London News (London, 1871). Engraving.
Jerome K(lapka) Jerome (1859-1927) English novelist, playwright and writer. Author of Three Men in a Boat (1889). From The Cabinet Portrait Gallery (London, 1890-1894). Woodburytype after photograph by W & D Downey.
Bell Telephone Company, America. Top left: Winding and inspecting coils. Top right: Experimental deparment. Centre right: First Bell telephone and First Boston telephone exchange with 5 lines (1877). Centre: Inspecting department. Centre right: Hand telephone department. Bottom left: Boston telephone exchange, 1884. Bottom right: Assembling transmitters. Engraving from Scientific American (New York, 20 September 1884).
Bennet Burleigh (?-1914) Scottish war correspondent who worked for the Daily Telegraph from 1882. Accompanied the Gordon Relief Expedition (1884) and reported on the Boer War. Engraving published London 1901.
Benjamin Pollock's backdrop for sleeping beauty in scene 6. Large hand coloured sheet intended as backdrop in a toy theatre or theatre in miniature. ephemera, juvenile drama, paper theatre, theatrical print, play, Publisher of Juvenile Prints, Penny Plain and Tuppence Coloured,
'The Road to the Pyramids at Gizeh'. The road passes through a tunnel of shade between an avenue of trees. Some travellers are on camels, others on donkeys, while others are on foot. Edward Lear (1812-1888) English artist, traveller and humourist, 1873. Oil on canvas. Private collection.
Monmouth, Wye Valley, Monmow Bridge, Market, markets, European Market, food miles, food travel, people strolling, people at a Market, food Market, Flags, European, local Market, colourful, summer, leisure, heritage, crafts, town Market, British Market, country Market, buying, selling, trade, trading, holidays, activities, things to do in Wye valley, things to do, shopping, looking