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1836 Collection

Background image1836 Collection: Box Tunnel, Wilts

Box Tunnel, Wilts
Isambard Kingdom Brunels famous Box Tunnel, Corsham, Wiltshire, took 5 years (1836- 41) to build. Two miles long, it was the longest railway tunnel in Europe when it opened

Background image1836 Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon first ascent

Vauxhall Royal Balloon first ascent with 9 people, from Vauxhall, London. The maximum possible number of passengers was 28. 9 September 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Bill Sykes (Barnard)

Bill Sykes (Barnard)
Bill Sykes sits at a table with a bottle of booze while his dog Bullseye cowers against the wall, afraid of being hit

Background image1836 Collection: Ws Gilbert / Vanity Fair

Ws Gilbert / Vanity Fair
WILLIAM SCHWENCK GILBERT English playwright and collaborator with Sullivan

Background image1836 Collection: Boxer / Daniel Mendoza

Boxer / Daniel Mendoza
DANIEL MENDOZA 1764 - 1836 English boxer who was the acknowledged English heavyweight champion and who operated a successful boxing school in London

Background image1836 Collection: Oliver Twist / Title Page

Oliver Twist / Title Page
Title page

Background image1836 Collection: England / Belvoir Castle

England / Belvoir Castle
BELVOIR CASTLE, LEICESTERSHIRE View of the south front of Belvoir Castle

Background image1836 Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent

Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent
First ascent from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, of the Vauxhall Royal Balloon, containing several passengers. 9 September 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Guiltcross Union Workhouse, Kenninghall, Norfolk

Guiltcross Union Workhouse, Kenninghall, Norfolk
The Guiltcross Union Workhouse, designed by William Thorold, was erected in 1836-7 at Kenninghall, Norfolk. After its closure in 1902 the site was acquired by the Rev Harold Burden

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Wantage, Oxfordshire

Union Workhouse, Wantage, Oxfordshire
The Wantage Union workhouse, Oxfordshire. The workhouse, designed by Sampson Kempthorne, was erected in 1836 on Hungerford Road, Wantage, and later became the Downs Hospital

Background image1836 Collection: Henstead Union Workhouse, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk

Henstead Union Workhouse, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk
The driveway up to Henstead Union workhouse at Swainsthorpe, Norfolk. The building, erected in 1836, was designed by John Brown

Background image1836 Collection: Mr Bumble with Oliver

Mr Bumble with Oliver
Stern Mr. Bumble holds the hand of apprehensive young Oliver Twist, as they walk away from the workhouse

Background image1836 Collection: Cover design, The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

Cover design, The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
Cover design for the first instalment of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, by Charles Dickens. 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Downham Market, Norfolk

Union Workhouse, Downham Market, Norfolk
The Downham Union workhouse at Downham Market, Norfolk. The building, designed by William J Donthorn, was erected in 1836. It later became the Howdale County Home

Background image1836 Collection: Isabella Mary Beeton (1836-1865)

Isabella Mary Beeton (1836-1865)
Photographic portrait of Isabella Mary Beeton, nee Mayson, the English cookery writer, pictured c.1856. Beetons Book of Household Management, first published in 1859, made her name a household word

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
The Newport Pagnell Union workhouse was erected in 1836 at the junction of London Road and North Crawley Road. It later became Renny Lodge Hospital

Background image1836 Collection: DAVY CROCKETT 1786-1836

DAVY CROCKETT 1786-1836
DAVY CROCKETT American backwoodsman, hunter, magistrate and legislator who became a revered figure in the US political world before his death defending the Alamo

Background image1836 Collection: Houston at San Jacinto

Houston at San Jacinto
BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO General Sam Houston tells his men to Remember the Alamo !

Background image1836 Collection: Leopardi / Villa Ferrigni

Leopardi / Villa Ferrigni
GIACOMO LEOPARDI Villa Ferrigni, Italy, where the Italian poet wrote Ginestra in 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Ws Gilbert / Eglington

Ws Gilbert / Eglington
WILLIAM SCHWENCK GILBERT English playwright and collaborator with Sullivan

Background image1836 Collection: Remember the Alamo

Remember the Alamo
Mexican army take the Alamo, San Antonio Date: March 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Warrior- Nigeria

Warrior- Nigeria
Mounted warrior from Bornu, Nigeria

Background image1836 Collection: Mr Pickwick Addresses

Mr Pickwick Addresses
Mr Pickwick addresses the Club

Background image1836 Collection: Lombroso / Cesare / Postcard

Lombroso / Cesare / Postcard
CESARE LOMBROSO Italian physician and criminologist

Background image1836 Collection: Charles Simeon

Charles Simeon
CHARLES SIMEON Divine and author

Background image1836 Collection: Scotland / Dunbar Castle

Scotland / Dunbar Castle
Dramatic coastal view of Dunbar Castle during a severe storm

Background image1836 Collection: Pickwick / Samuel Weller

Pickwick / Samuel Weller
The first appearance of Mr Samuel Weller

Background image1836 Collection: Mr Pickwick Raises Toast

Mr Pickwick Raises Toast
Mr Pickwick raises a toast

Background image1836 Collection: Hms Beagle / Darwins Ship

Hms Beagle / Darwins Ship
HMS Beagle among porpoises Charles Darwins research ship

Background image1836 Collection: Ws Gilbert / Sambourne

Ws Gilbert / Sambourne
WILLIAM SCHWENCK GILBERT English playwright and collaborator with Sullivan, satirised for his love of the sea and sailing

Background image1836 Collection: Jos Chamberlain / Vfair 01

Jos Chamberlain / Vfair 01
JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN Liberal MP at the despatch box

Background image1836 Collection: Dickens / Pickwick Papers

Dickens / Pickwick Papers
Sam Weller - Mr Pickwicks servant who councils his master with Cockney wisdom

Background image1836 Collection: Dickens / Pickwick Papers

Dickens / Pickwick Papers
Front cover of the first issue with illustrations by Seymour, edited by Boz

Background image1836 Collection: London Gin Shop 1836

London Gin Shop 1836
A London gin-shop

Background image1836 Collection: Charles Greens Nassau balloon over Medway, Kent

Charles Greens Nassau balloon over Medway, Kent
View of Charles Greens Nassau balloon with several passengers, flying over the River Medway in Kent. 7 November 1836

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire

Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire
A view of the Thame Union workhouse from one of its internal yards with the workhouse chapel in the background. Posed for the photographer are what appear to be the workhouse master (standing)

Background image1836 Collection: Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
The Market Harborough Union workhouse. The inscription on the pediment reads HARBOROUGH UNION WORKHOUSE 1836. At the doorway stands a man and a woman, presumably the master and matron

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset

Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset
The Wellington Union workhouse on North Street, Wellington, Somerset. A group of local children stand outside. The workhouse, designed by County Surveyor, Richard Carver, was erected in 1836-7

Background image1836 Collection: Oliver Twist / Fagin

Oliver Twist / Fagin
Olivers reception by Fagin and the boys

Background image1836 Collection: LAVOISIER, Marie Anne Pierrette (1758-1836); Lavoisier, Anto

LAVOISIER, Marie Anne Pierrette (1758-1836); Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent (1743-1794). Lavoisiers wife and collaborator.; French chemist. Lavoisier

Background image1836 Collection: Union Workhouse, Easthampstead, Berkshire

Union Workhouse, Easthampstead, Berkshire
A distant view of the Easthampstead Union workhouse, Berkshire, opened in about 1836, in buildings adapted from former almshouses

Background image1836 Collection: Fagin in Jail

Fagin in Jail
Fagin in the condemned cell

Background image1836 Collection: Turin / Bridge / Po 1836

Turin / Bridge / Po 1836
The bridge over the river Po, running through Turin (Torino)

Background image1836 Collection: Mr Pickwick Picnics

Mr Pickwick Picnics
Mr Pickwick picnics

Background image1836 Collection: Jos Chamberlain Monocle

Jos Chamberlain Monocle
JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN Statesman, depicted by Renouard in characteristic pose with his trademark monocle. Date: 1836 - 1914

Background image1836 Collection: Maria Letizia Bonaparte

Maria Letizia Bonaparte
MARIA LETIZIA RAMOLINO BONAPARTE Mother of Napoleon I and his brothers and sisters, most of them royals of some kind, if only temporarily. Date: 1750 - 1836

Background image1836 Collection: F C Burnand / Vanity Fair

F C Burnand / Vanity Fair
SIR FRANCIS COWLEY BURNAND journalist, editor of Punch Date: 1836 - 1917

Background image1836 Collection: Gipsy women sketched by Queen Victoria

Gipsy women sketched by Queen Victoria
Gipsy women, encamped near Claremont in Surrey where Queen Victoria spent the Christmas of 1836 (when she was still Princess Victoria)



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