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1848 Collection

Background image1848 Collection: HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, 1845

HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, 1845
Engraving showing HMS Erebus (left) and HMS Terror, pictured on the River Thames, 1845. In 1845 the British Admiralty sent two polar exploration ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror

Background image1848 Collection: Captain Francis Crozier of HMS Terror, 1845

Captain Francis Crozier of HMS Terror, 1845
Engraving of Captain Francis Crozier (1796-1848) of HMS Terror, pictured shortly before departing on the ill-fated Franklin Arctic expedition of 1845

Background image1848 Collection: Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
QUEEN VICTORIA With Albert, Edward, Princess Royal, Alice, Alfred and Helena at Osborne. Date: Circa 1848

Background image1848 Collection: Court room scene, Mr M Naughten trial

Court room scene, Mr M Naughten trial
A sketch taken of the courtroom at Old Bailey where the trial of Mr M Naughten took place, for the assassination Mr Edward Drummond, secretary to Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel

Background image1848 Collection: Charge of the Light Dragoons at the Battle of Ramnuggur

Charge of the Light Dragoons at the Battle of Ramnuggur
CHARGE OF H. M. 14TH LIGHT DRAGOONS AT THE BATTLE OF RAMNUGGUR, Novr. 22nd. 1848. Colour photolithograph by J Harris after Henry Martens, 1851 (c). Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 26 Jan 1851

Background image1848 Collection: North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, North Wales

North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, North Wales
Administration block of the North Wales Lunatic Asylum at Denbigh, opened in 1848 and designed by Thomas Fulljames

Background image1848 Collection: A postman in the Scottish Highlands

A postman in the Scottish Highlands
A postman delivers a letter on foot in the Scottish Highlands

Background image1848 Collection: LEJEUNE, Louis-Fran篩s, baron (1775-1848). Visiting

LEJEUNE, Louis-Fran篩s, baron (1775-1848). Visiting
LEJEUNE, Louis-Fran篩 s, baron (1775-1848). Visiting a Bivouac on the Eve of the Battle of Austerlitz, 1st December 1805, 1808. Oil on canvas. FRANCE. Ό E-DE-FRANCE. YVELINES. Versailles

Background image1848 Collection: Princess Louise

Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939) shown in the late 1860s with a pet dog. Louise was the fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Background image1848 Collection: Captain Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)

Captain Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
Engraving of Captain Sir John Franklin in his Royal Navy uniform, pictured shortly before departing on his ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845

Background image1848 Collection: W. G. Grace batting at Gravesend, 1913

W. G. Grace batting at Gravesend, 1913
Photograph of Dr. William Gilbert Grace (1848-1915) batting in the Gravesend vs. Eltham cricket match, held at Gravesend cricket ground, 1913

Background image1848 Collection: The Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by ice, Barro

The Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by ice, Barro
Engraving showing the Enterprise and Investigator surrounded by pack ice in Barrows Straits, September 1849. These two ships were used by Sir James Clark Rosss Expedition of 1848-1849 to search

Background image1848 Collection: The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845

The End of Sir John Franklins Arctic Expedition, 1845
Engraving showing the end of Sir John Franklins ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845, entitled They Forged the last link with their lives. This engraving was taken from a painting by W

Background image1848 Collection: Chartism Cartoon

Chartism Cartoon
NOT SO VERY UNREASONABLE... The Working Man presents his charter to Lord John Russell

Background image1848 Collection: St Michaels Hospital, Aylsham, Norfolk

St Michaels Hospital, Aylsham, Norfolk. The building, designed by William J Donthorn, was erected in 1848-9 as the Aylsham Union Workhouse

Background image1848 Collection: Chirk Viaduct

Chirk Viaduct
The Chirk Viaduct on the Shrewsbury & Chester Railway erected between 1846-1848 by Henry Robertson. Running alongside is the lower Chirk Aqueduct built 1801 by Telford

Background image1848 Collection: Thomas Hardy / Library

Thomas Hardy / Library
THOMAS HARDY Thomas Hardys home at Max Gate - the Library

Background image1848 Collection: Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate

Drawing Room at Thomas Hardys home, Max Gate
View of the Drawing Room at Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset, the home of Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet. Hardy designed the house

Background image1848 Collection: Union Workhouse, Aylsham, Norfolk

Union Workhouse, Aylsham, Norfolk
The entrance driveway to Aylsham Union workhouse, Norfolk. The workhouse, designed by William J Donthorn, was erected in 1848-9 at Aylsham. It later became St Michaels Hospital

Background image1848 Collection: Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp

Major General Lord Cheylesmore / Stamp
Major General HERBERT FRANCIS EATON, 3rd Baron CHEYLESMORE (1848 - 1925) British Army officer and peer

Background image1848 Collection: Railway Arch Newcastle

Railway Arch Newcastle
The railway arch over Dean Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, connecting the York and Berwick railway. It was opened by George Hudson, M.P. on 29 August 1848

Background image1848 Collection: Lytham Lighthouse, Lancashire, 1863

Lytham Lighthouse, Lancashire, 1863
Engraving of the Lytham lighthouse, Lancashire, which was built circa. 1848 and was destroyed by heavy gales in 1863

Background image1848 Collection: Various Whaling Items

Various Whaling Items
Various implements used in whaling

Background image1848 Collection: England / Meadfoot / Torquay

England / Meadfoot / Torquay
A fine view of Meadfoot, a wooded bay, with the lovely Hesketh Crescent (1848), which incorporates the Osborne Hotel, at Torquay, Devonshire

Background image1848 Collection: First locomotive, passing Great Grimsby Church

First locomotive, passing Great Grimsby Church
The first locomotive passing Great Grimsby Church, on the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

Background image1848 Collection: Afghan People / 1848

Afghan People / 1848
Some of the various indigenous peoples of Afghanistan

Background image1848 Collection: Chloroform / Experiment

Chloroform / Experiment
Hannah Greener, who became the first fatality under chloroform anasethesia during a minor operation to have a toe nail removed

Background image1848 Collection: Female Chartists Cartoon

Female Chartists Cartoon
How to treat the female Chartists Cockroaches, rats and mice should see off the most ferocious crowd of females

Background image1848 Collection: Uk / Chartism / Punch, 1848

Uk / Chartism / Punch, 1848
Cartoon of a hoax petition which included the signatures of Queen Victoria, seventeen (!) Dukes of Wellington and others!

Background image1848 Collection: Daedalus Sea Serpent

Daedalus Sea Serpent
Marine creature sighted from HMS Daedalus in the south Atlantic between the Cape and St Helena : the creature passes under the stern of the ship (picture 2 of 3)

Background image1848 Collection: Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, at Max Gate

Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, at Max Gate
Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, outside his home at Max Gate in Dorchester, Dorset. Hardy designed the house, and his brother built it -- Hardy and his first wife Emma moved there in 1885

Background image1848 Collection: Dickens / Haunted / Fp

Dickens / Haunted / Fp
THE HAUNTED MAN the unhappy haunted man of the title gazes into the fire, while his own ghost lurks behind him

Background image1848 Collection: Chartist Convention

Chartist Convention
Chartist convention at John Street, Fitzroy Square, London

Background image1848 Collection: Donizetti / Induno

Donizetti / Induno
GAETANO DONIZETTI Italian opera composer

Background image1848 Collection: Webb / Channel / Medals Cdv

Webb / Channel / Medals Cdv
MATTHEW WEBB Swimmer of the Channel in 1875, seen here wearing two medals

Background image1848 Collection: A Highland Shepherd

A Highland Shepherd
A shepherd of the Scottish highlands

Background image1848 Collection: India / Sikh War / Multan

India / Sikh War / Multan
General Courtlands men in the trenches at Mooltan (Multan)

Background image1848 Collection: Cartoons, The Great Chartist Demonstration

Cartoons, The Great Chartist Demonstration -- No. IX, The Beginning and the End. 1848

Background image1848 Collection: Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848

Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848
The Illustrated London News Christmas supplement 1848 - Front Cover Date: 1848

Background image1848 Collection: Princess Louise on her wedding day

Princess Louise on her wedding day
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyl (1848-1939) on her wedding day on 21st March 1871. Louise married John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne, heir to the 8th Duke of Argyl

Background image1848 Collection: St Mary Abbots Workhouse, Marloes Road, Kensington, London

St Mary Abbots Workhouse, Marloes Road, Kensington, London
In 1847-8 the parish of St Mary Abbots, Kensington, south west London, erected a workhouse at the east of Wrights Lane (now Marloes Road)

Background image1848 Collection: Fox Sisters

Fox Sisters
The Fox family respond to mysterious rappings in their home at Hydesville, New York, which they attribute to spirits; this leads to the creation of spiritualism

Background image1848 Collection: Dumbarton

Dumbarton (1848). Moore, James 1819 - 1883. Date: 1848

Background image1848 Collection: Ch Parry / Hodgson / Cassell

Ch Parry / Hodgson / Cassell
CHARLES HUBERT PARRY English composer and director of the Royal College of Music Date: 1848 - 1918

Background image1848 Collection: Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel

Visit to Madeira - Road to the Hotel
Black and white lantern slide of a sledge/carriage (carro de bois) being pulled up a hill by a pair of oxen - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira. Boswell Collection

Background image1848 Collection: 6th Earl of Donoughmore, Vanity Fair, Spy

6th Earl of Donoughmore, Vanity Fair, Spy
RICHARD WALTER HELY-HUTCHINSON, 6th Earl of Donoughmore (1875-1948) Irish peer and politician. Caption: A most discreet under secretary, drawn for the first time Date: 1848 - 1900

Background image1848 Collection: Dr. W. G. Grace at the Wicket, 1898

Dr. W. G. Grace at the Wicket, 1898
Photograph of Dr. William Gilbert Grace (1848-1915), arguably the finest cricketer of his era, who scored 126 first-class centuries while playing for England and Gloucestershire

Background image1848 Collection: ABU SIMBEL / EGYPT

ABU SIMBEL / EGYPT
The Temples of Abu Simbel viewed from the Nile. Date: 1848



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