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1839 Collection

Background image1839 Collection: Liverpool Grand National Steeplechase

Liverpool Grand National Steeplechase. 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Forth Bridge Construct

Forth Bridge Construct
The Forth Bridge during construction. Designed by Sir John Fowler (1817- 1898) and Sir Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) and constructed by Sir William Arrol (1839-1913)

Background image1839 Collection: Newport Riot

Newport Riot
At Newport, Monmouthshire, Chartist rioters from nearby mines, led by John Frost, fire on the magistrates at the Westgate hotel but are dispersed by the military

Background image1839 Collection: General Sir Redvers Buller, 1900

General Sir Redvers Buller, 1900
Illustration showing General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC (1839-1908), the British military commander, on horseback during the Boer War, 1900

Background image1839 Collection: Horse Racing / Ascot

Horse Racing / Ascot
Gold cup day, 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Roade Cutting, Roade, Northamptonshire

Roade Cutting, Roade, Northamptonshire. Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 1 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 1 - Edinburgh
Alexander Youngson on the left hand plate, approaching John Sheriff, alias Dr. Syntax, on the right hand plate. Youngson was apparently not happy about being depicted with Dr

Background image1839 Collection: Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879

Colonel Redvers Buller at Inhlobane, Zulu War, 1879
Illustration showing Colonel (later General) Sir Redvers Henry Buller (1839-1908) (centre, on horse) rescuing Captain D Arcy during a skirmish with Zulu warriors on Inhlobane Mountain, 1879

Background image1839 Collection: Macmillan Bicycle

Macmillan Bicycle
Macmillans lever-driven bicycle is the first to be fitted with a drive mechanism of any kind

Background image1839 Collection: Union Workhouse, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Union Workhouse, Bedale, North Yorkshire
The Bedale Union workhouse, erected in 1839 at South End, Bedale, North Yorkshire. Two ladies in large hats converse in the foreground

Background image1839 Collection: Joseph Berchoux - 2

Joseph Berchoux - 2
JOSEPH BERCHOUX French poet who sang the praises of the culinary art in his poem La Gastronomie. Date: 1765 - 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Dick Turpin shoots fellow highwayman, Tom King

Dick Turpin shoots fellow highwayman, Tom King Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Williton Union Workhouse

Williton Union Workhouse
The Union workhouse at Williton, Somerset. Some of the workhouse staff and some local residents are visible. The building, designed by George Gilbert Scott and William Bonython Moffatt

Background image1839 Collection: Apprenticeship Indenture

Apprenticeship Indenture
An Indenture of Apprenticeship for William Hamilton of Carlisle for 7 years as a cabinet maker & joiner

Background image1839 Collection: Abdul Mecid I, Ottoman Sultan

Abdul Mecid I, Ottoman Sultan
Abdul Mecid I (or Mejid, Medschid), Ottoman Sultan (ruled 1839-1861)

Background image1839 Collection: The treasury of Petra, Jordan 1839 Date: 1839

The treasury of Petra, Jordan 1839 Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex

Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex
The entrance to Oldchurch Hospital, Oldchurch Road, Romford, Essex. The hospital began life in 1839 as the Romford Union workhouse, designed by Francis Edwards

Background image1839 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 17 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 17 - Edinburgh
Mr Robert Burt (d. 1839) a merry hearted physician, approaching Mr Roger Aytoun (d. 1843). Both men expecting rain and carrying each an umbrella

Background image1839 Collection: First published photograph, William Fox-Talbot

First published photograph, William Fox-Talbot facsimile of a photogenic drawing showing fern leaves. Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Union Workhouse, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Union Workhouse, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
The Haverfordwest Union workhouse, designed by William Owen, was opened in 1839. It was later known as Priory Mount and then as St Thomas Hospital

Background image1839 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 8 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 8 - Edinburgh
John Irvine (d. 1839) beautifully described as a " creeping figure, of too solid flesh, so sadly restricted in locomotion". Facing him is Captain Hugo Arnot (d)

Background image1839 Collection: Turning Wood on a Lathe

Turning Wood on a Lathe
A turner uses a lathe powered by a foot pedal to carve and shape a length of wood

Background image1839 Collection: Jordan / Petra 1839

Jordan / Petra 1839
The Acropolis from the lower end of the valley. A group of people rest by the river

Background image1839 Collection: Poe / Fall of House Usher

Poe / Fall of House Usher
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER Roderick & his twin sister, Madeline, inside the house

Background image1839 Collection: Frances Willard - 1

Frances Willard - 1
FRANCES ELIZABETH CAROLINE WILLARD American temperance advocate Date: 1839 - 1898

Background image1839 Collection: Aurora at Bossekop

Aurora at Bossekop
Dramatic spectacle of the Aurora Borealis seen from Bossekop, Finmark (Norway) Date: 19 January 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 6 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 6 - Edinburgh
John Jeffrey (1775-1848) the younger and only brother of Francis, Lord Jeffrey, facing Charles Kilpartick Sharpe (1781-1851) a long resident of Edinburgh, eccentric in ways and dress

Background image1839 Collection: Modern Athenians plate 9 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 9 - Edinburgh
Robert Thompson (d. 1843) an importer of Irish linen and a Whig, approaching Alexander Douglas (d. 1851) for many years a Commissioner of Police

Background image1839 Collection: George Cadbury

George Cadbury
GEORGE CADBURY Industrialist and reformer

Background image1839 Collection: Victor Capoul / Gill

Victor Capoul / Gill
Victor Capoul (1839-1924) tenor of the Opera Comique and among the very earliest singers to be recorded

Background image1839 Collection: John D. Rockefeffer

John D. Rockefeffer
JOHN DAVISON ROCKEFELLER American Financier

Background image1839 Collection: Chivalry / Eglinton 1839

Chivalry / Eglinton 1839
Scene from the mock- medieval tournament held at Eglinton Castle on 29 August 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Sir Redvers Buller / Sepia

Sir Redvers Buller / Sepia
SIR REDVERS HENRY BULLER British general

Background image1839 Collection: Cardinal Joseph Fesch

Cardinal Joseph Fesch
CARDINAL JOSEPH FESCH half-brother of Napoleons mother, active during Napoleonic period as negotiator between France and the Vatican

Background image1839 Collection: London & Croydon Rly Col

London & Croydon Rly Col
The London and Croydon Railway near New Cross : you can see the Greenwich Line in the distance, but our Library is out of sight to your right

Background image1839 Collection: Marie Louise De LA Ramee

Marie Louise De LA Ramee
MARIE LOUISE DE LA RAMEE Pseudonym OUIDA English novelist

Background image1839 Collection: Midnight Steeplechase 2

Midnight Steeplechase 2
THE MIDNIGHT STEEPLECHASE The large field near Biless Corner - Subden leads over the fence

Background image1839 Collection: Neath Abbey Works, 1839 to 1840, South Wales

Neath Abbey Works, 1839 to 1840, South Wales

Background image1839 Collection: The Aellopodes Velocipede

The Aellopodes Velocipede Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: The Accelerator Velocipede

The Accelerator Velocipede Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory U. S. S. R. - The observatory was opened in 1839

Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory U. S. S. R. - The observatory was opened in 1839, brainchild of astronomer
Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory U.S.S.R. - The observatory was opened in 1839, brainchild of astronomer, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. Date: 1950s

Background image1839 Collection: The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory, St. Petersburg

The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory, St. Petersburg
Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory U.S.S.R. - The observatory was opened in 1839, brainchild of astronomer, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. Date: 1950s

Background image1839 Collection: Manuel Breton de los Herreros by Antonio Gomez Cros

Manuel Breton de los Herreros by Antonio Gomez Cros
Manuel Breton de los Herreros (1796-1873). Spanish dramatist. Member of the Royal Spanish Academy (1837). Portrait by Antonio Gomez Cros (1809-1863), 1839. Museum of Romanticism. Madrid. Spain

Background image1839 Collection: Farmer's Sydney Advertisement

Farmer's Sydney Advertisement
Advertisement for Farmer and Company, a Drapery business established in 1839 by Joseph and Caroline Farmer which became a retail empire and social institution

Background image1839 Collection: Early Victorian 1830s London Gothic Architecture

Early Victorian 1830s London Gothic Architecture
early, victorian, 1830s, london, gothic, architecture, building, buildings, spire, st, michael, michaels, churches, church, highgate, north, anglican, england, death, burial, monument, monuments

Background image1839 Collection: HILL'S STEAM CARRIAGE

HILL'S STEAM CARRIAGE
Mr F Hill's steam carriage project is intended to replace the horse-drawn stagecoach between London and Birmingham. Date: 1839

Background image1839 Collection: POE/TALES/WILL WILSON

POE/TALES/WILL WILSON
WILLIAM WILSON "In my death, see by this image, which is thine own, how utterly thou hast murdered thyself."

Background image1839 Collection: Lee Church

Lee Church
View of the medaeval church which has long since been demolished. This was replaced in 1814, then in the 1830s demolished to make way for the present St Margarets Church



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