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Victorian London

Victorian Times London.
Victoria was born May 24, 1819, Kensington Palace, London, United Kingdom, and was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death, January 22, 1901,
Houses of Parliament & Westminster Hall, London / G.W.W.
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Queen Victoria, c.1870.

By Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi .....A cabinet card sized woodburytype of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), taken in about 1870 by the French photographer Disderi (1819-1889). This is from the 'Disderi' album in the ... more

Queen Victoria

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 19th century.Process: carte-de-visite.Credit Line: Gift of E. Meadows ... more

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Westminster Abbey, London, 1886. Henry VII:s kapell.

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Westminster Abbey, London, 1886.

Tower Bridge

Londres (Gran Bretanya). Pont de la torre de Londres, parcialment elevat.

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right.

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys Garden, Sep. 29, 1784

Print shows second trial by Dr. John Sheldon, anatomist, to launch a balloon at Lord Foley's grounds in Portland Place, London, which resulted in the balloon's destruction by fire (Source: L.T.C. Rolt, The Aero... more

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers peddling "shillelees, ballads, Bedfordshire tails, and Scotch whiskey."

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers announcing "Rare news! bloody news! Ireland is sunk in the bog of Allen! The ... French Army is totally destroyed ..." ; "Any-bad-schillings!" ; "Bill o' the play, your honour" ; "Rare Norfolk ... more

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Four town criers peddling "lily white sand," "Scotch crowdy," "roses and lilies," and the last crier announcing the theft of "five hundred guineas."

The London docks

Barrel-covered dock area with masts in background.

Bambridge on trial for murder by a committee of the House of Commons / engraved by T. Cook from an original painting by Wm. Hogarth in the possession of Mr. Ray.

Print shows several members of the House of Commons, including James Oglethorpe and Archibald Grant, gathered in a room at the Fleet Prison for an investigation of Thomas Bambridge, warden of the prison, for th... more

L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand co-operation meeting at St. Ann's Hill. Respectfully dedicated to the admirers of "A Broad-Bottom'd Administration" / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

Print shows a reception given by Charles James Fox and wife for various groups and friends of the Prince of Wales, all opposed to the government.

portrait from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000405 from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]". The title and sub... more

mineral from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000569 from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]". The title and sub... more

mineral from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000653 from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]". The title and sub... more

chimney sweep from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000665 from "Modern London; being the history and present state of the British Metropolis. Illustrated with numerous copper plates. [By Richard Phillips.]". The title and sub... more

Comedy in the country. Tragedy in London / Rowlandson, scul.

"Two designs on one plate. Above, two rows of burlesqued yokels (with two comely women, and an ugly old one), seated behind the orchestra and backed by a rough brick wall...Below, three members of the orchestr... more

Very slippy-weather / etch'd by Js. Gillray.

Cartoon shows an elderly man who has slipped and fallen on the sidewalk outside Humphrey's printing establishment at No. 27 St. James's Street, London. He is holding a thermometer which he manages keep upright,... more

Is this a rattle which I see before me / Cruikshank.

John Philip Kemble, caricatured, plays the dagger scene in Macbeth. In front of him is magically suspended a large watchman's rattle, labelled "a word to the wise". Text refers to the personal attack made on th... more

Pidgeon hole. A Convent [sic] Garden contrivance to coop up the gods / Rowlandson, del.

"A close-up view of one of the 'pigeon holes' which flanked the upper gallery at Covent Garden..." (Source: George)

Architecture from "Some Account of London. The fifth edition with ... additions"

This image has been taken from scan 000657 from "Some Account of London. The fifth edition with ... additions". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the B... more

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. White and others] and accompanied by critical observations"

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. Wh... more

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the trial of her majesty Queen Caroline / drawn by Cruikshanks ; etched by Roberts.

Print showing the interior of the House of Lords during the trial of Caroline, queen, consort of George IV. Seated around a table in the center are the Queen, the Judges, the Bishops, the Lord Chancellor, the A... more

Panorama of the times

Print shows a man, the celebrated juggler, standing on a stage greeting the audience, sitting at his sides are two hurdy-gurdy players, one on a box labeled "Money Box" and the other on a box labeled "Quack Med... more

A royal brewery, or how to cook a wife

Print shows George IV, "a conning stoker," of some "Mischief brewing," stirring up the "Flames of Persecution," with "vengeance," saying, "If this trial fail I'l brew no more." Behind him is a vat "Filthy compo... more

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage.

Coronation procession of his majesty George the Fourth, 19th July, 1821 / drawn & etched by W. Heath.

Print shows a street procession with King George IV at his coronation festivities on July 19, 1821, in St. James' Park, London. Balloon flying at upper right represents balloonist Charles Green's first ascensi... more

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & recieving [sic] at Tattersalls / drawn & engraved by R. Cruikshank.

Quadrangle at Tattersalls filled with groups of betting men including Mr. Tanfield, Lord Sefton, Col. Hylton Jolliffe, Sir L. Skeffington, and John Gully, the ex-pugilist. A Jewish man sells wares from a basket... more

Architecture from "The Wards of London; comprising a historical and topographical description ... of the City, etc. vol. 1"

This image has been taken from scan 000111 from "The Wards of London; comprising a historical and topographical description ... of the City, etc. vol. 1". The title and subject terms of this image have been gen... more

map from "The Wards of London; comprising a historical and topographical description ... of the City, etc. vol. 1"

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "The Wards of London; comprising a historical and topographical description ... of the City, etc. vol. 1". The title and subject terms of this image have been gen... more

coat of arms from "Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers, of the City of London. [With an Appendix.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers, of the City of London. [With an Appendix.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated fro... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000283 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000225 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

map from "Illustrations of the site and neighbourhood of the New Post Office. Comprehending antiquarian notices of St. Martin's-le-Grand and its Liberty ... With an appendix containing an account of the Antient Mourning Bush Tavern, Aldersgate, and various London taverns, its contemporaries. [By W. Herbert.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Illustrations of the site and neighbourhood of the New Post Office. Comprehending antiquarian notices of St. Martin's-le-Grand and its Liberty ... With an append... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000315 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000305 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000253 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000235 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

London from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000191 from "Metropolitan Improvements ... From original drawings by T. H. Shepherd, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by... more

The new London bridge, as it appeared on Monday, August 1st, 1831, at the ceremony of opening by their Majesties

Print shows balloon possibly piloted by British balloonist Charles Green ascending over New London Bridge on the occasion of its opening, August 31, 1831, witnessed by William IV, King of Great Britain. (Source... more

map from "The History and Antiquities of the Parish and Church of St. Michael, Crooked Lane, London, etc. [By William Herbert.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "The History and Antiquities of the Parish and Church of St. Michael, Crooked Lane, London, etc. [By William Herbert.]". The title and subject terms of this image... more

map from "A new History and Survey of ... London, ... Westminster, and Southwark. With ... illustrations of their Antiquities, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from "A new History and Survey of ... London, ... Westminster, and Southwark. With ... illustrations of their Antiquities, etc". The title and subject terms of this im... more

architecture from "The History and Antiquities of the Parish and Church of St. Michael, Crooked Lane, London, etc. [By William Herbert.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000131 from "The History and Antiquities of the Parish and Church of St. Michael, Crooked Lane, London, etc. [By William Herbert.]". The title and subject terms of this image... more

architecture from "A new History and Survey of ... London, ... Westminster, and Southwark. With ... illustrations of their Antiquities, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000282 from "A new History and Survey of ... London, ... Westminster, and Southwark. With ... illustrations of their Antiquities, etc". The title and subject terms of this im... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000090 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000058 from volume 01 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000321 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000092 from volume 01 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000295 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000063 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000338 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

coat of arms from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000002 from volume 01 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000242 from volume 01 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

Architecture from "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P"

This image has been taken from scan 000056 from volume 02 of "National History and Views of London and its environs ... from original drawings by eminent artists. Edited by C. F. P". The title and subject terms... more

North east view of Westminster Abbey

Print shows a street view of the northeast side of Westminster Abbey, with pedestrians on the promenade in the foreground.

map from "The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and parts adjacent, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000037 from volume 01 of "The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and parts adjacent, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

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."

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

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

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.

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.

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

bridge from "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The historical, topographical and miscellaneous notices, by W. I. Bicknell"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from volume 02 of "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The hi... more

engravings by Albert Henry Payne from "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The historical, topographical and miscellaneous notices, by W. I. Bicknell"

This image has been taken from scan 000097 from volume 02 of "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The hi... more

bridge from "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The historical, topographical and miscellaneous notices, by W. I. Bicknell"

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from volume 02 of "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The hi... more

Richmond Bridge from "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The historical, topographical and miscellaneous notices, by W. I. Bicknell"

This image has been taken from scan 000136 from volume 02 of "Illustrated London, or, a series of views in the British metropolis and its vicinity, engraved by Albert Henry Payne, from original drawings. The hi... more