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1850 Collection

Background image1850 Collection: Lohengrin Arrives

Lohengrin Arrives
Lohengrin arrives in a boat drawn by Elsas brother Godfrey, who has been transformed by Ortruds witchcraft into a swan

Background image1850 Collection: ALCAZAR TEJEDOR, Jose (1850-1911)

ALCAZAR TEJEDOR, Jose (1850-1911). The First Mass. Oil on canvas

Background image1850 Collection: Stockport Viaduct

Stockport Viaduct circa 1850. Coloured lithograph issued by Bradshaw and Blacklock, the original publishers of Bradshaws railway guides Date: circa 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Isle of Wight / Needles

Isle of Wight / Needles
Isle of Wight: The Needles

Background image1850 Collection: Sir Robert Peel, c. 1846

Sir Robert Peel, c. 1846
Engraving of Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850), the English statesman and Prime Minister. Peel was a Conservative MP who held strong views on Irish Catholicism and Free Trade vs Protectionism

Background image1850 Collection: Map / Asia / India C1850

Map / Asia / India C1850
India under British rule, about the time of the Mutiny

Background image1850 Collection: Catford Police Station with officers posing outside

Catford Police Station with officers posing outside
Catford Police Station in south east London with officers posing outside. Date: 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia
aka Presburg, about 50 km from Vienna : on the Danube

Background image1850 Collection: Garcon De Cafe 1850

Garcon De Cafe 1850
A French garcon de cafe, or cafe waiter. Date: 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Pevensey Bay, Sussex

Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Distant view of Pevensey Bay, Sussex, viewed from Crowhurst Park Date: circa 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Union Workhouse, Wokingham, Berkshire

Union Workhouse, Wokingham, Berkshire
The Wokingham Union workhouse, Berkshire. The workhouse, opened in 1850 on Barkham Road, Wokingham, later became Wokingham Hospital

Background image1850 Collection: African Scorpion C1850

African Scorpion C1850
An African scorpion and various details

Background image1850 Collection: Guy de Maupassant, French writer

Guy de Maupassant, French writer
Guy de Maupassant ( Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant ), French writer of novels, short stories and poems

Background image1850 Collection: Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion

Poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion
A poster advertising a Cooks Tours railway excursion, described as a charming excursion to the West of England, calling at Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth

Background image1850 Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green

Balloon event, Charles Green

Background image1850 Collection: The United States Senate, A. D. 1850

The United States Senate, A. D. 1850
The United States Senate, A.D. 1850. Print shows Senator Henry Clay speaking about the Compromise of 1850 in the Old Senate Chamber. Daniel Webster is seated to the left of Clay and John C

Background image1850 Collection: Smallpox and Vaccination Hospital, Highgate, London

Smallpox and Vaccination Hospital, Highgate, London
The Highgate Smallpox and Vaccination Hospital, designed by Samuel Daukes, opened in 1850. In around 1896, after a new smallpox hospital opened at South Mimms

Background image1850 Collection: The Death of Ellen Bright at Wombwells Menagerie, 1850

The Death of Ellen Bright at Wombwells Menagerie, 1850
Engraving showing Ellen Bright (1832-1850), a Lion Queen animal trainer, being attacked by a tiger during the course of a performance at Wombwells Menagerie, Chatham, January 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Italy Map Pre-Unity

Italy Map Pre-Unity
A map of Italy prior to unification

Background image1850 Collection: Jenny Lind / 1850 Print

Jenny Lind / 1850 Print
JENNY LIND Swedish soprano, known as The Swedish Nightingale and The Queen of Song, depicted exchanging her notes for gold

Background image1850 Collection: Pressing Cider Apples

Pressing Cider Apples
The Pound-House of a Devon cider farm : on the right is the mill, and on the left is the press where the mock of crushed apples is built into a square heap for pressing

Background image1850 Collection: Three Swans

Three Swans
Three swans among the rushes on the banks of a river

Background image1850 Collection: THE SCARLET LETTER

THE SCARLET LETTER
Hawthornes classic story of morality and hypocrisy in puritan New England

Background image1850 Collection: Loseley House / 1850

Loseley House / 1850
Loseley House, Surrey, a fine Tudor manor house

Background image1850 Collection: Market Day, Nuneaton

Market Day, Nuneaton
GEORGE ELIOT Market Day at Milby, the setting for Janets Repentance in Scenes of Clerical Life

Background image1850 Collection: Matlock, Derbyshire

Matlock, Derbyshire (1850). Moore, James 1819 - 1883. Date: 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green

Balloon event, Charles Green
Charles Green ballooning poster, Vauxhall Gardens, Grand Night Ascent amidst the most magnificent fireworks. 16 August 1850

Background image1850 Collection: Map / Europe / Balkans C1850

Map / Europe / Balkans C1850
The Turkish-occupied territories in Europe, comprising all the Balkans apart from Greece

Background image1850 Collection: Kitchener / Vanity Fair

Kitchener / Vanity Fair
Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum Soldier

Background image1850 Collection: Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky
Downtown Louisville, on the Ohio river, is busy with carriages and wagons : it houses a university and is famous for its racetrack

Background image1850 Collection: Horticultural Society conservatory, Chiswick, London

Horticultural Society conservatory, Chiswick, London
People inside the large conservatory (or greenhouse) of the Horticultural Society at Chiswick, west London

Background image1850 Collection: Stevenson / Yacht Casco

Stevenson / Yacht Casco
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Scottish writer sailing to the South Seas on the schooner yacht Casco

Background image1850 Collection: Stevenson Last Photo

Stevenson Last Photo
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON the Scottish novelist at Vailima - this is said to be the last portrait taken of him

Background image1850 Collection: Hatter Circa 1850

Hatter Circa 1850
A London hatmaker blocks a gentlemans top hat : the body of the hat is made from rabbit fur, covered with beaver fur, and shaped according to the fashion of the day

Background image1850 Collection: Natural Bridge Virginia

Natural Bridge Virginia
A river flows beneath a massive natural bridge in Virginia, USA

Background image1850 Collection: Elephant & Castle

Elephant & Castle
The Elephant & Castle public house, seen from Walworth Road with a horse bus, a hansom cab, a horse-drawn wagon and a dog cart as well as various pedestrians

Background image1850 Collection: Kitchener / Army Celebs

Kitchener / Army Celebs
Horatio, Lord Kitchener 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum Soldier

Background image1850 Collection: Punch, Toby, Clown

Punch, Toby, Clown
Mr Punch with Toby the dog and a clown

Background image1850 Collection: Punch Throws Baby (Anon)

Punch Throws Baby (Anon)
Mr Punch throws the baby in the air

Background image1850 Collection: Charles Richet

Charles Richet
CHARLES RICHET French scientist and psychical researcher, Nobel Prize 1913

Background image1850 Collection: Fox Sisters & Table

Fox Sisters & Table
THE FOX SISTERS They demonstrate their ability to levitate a table, to the reverend Hammond, who is suitably impressed

Background image1850 Collection: Smugglers landing their cargo

Smugglers landing their cargo
The sun dispelling a mist, with smugglers landing their cargo

Background image1850 Collection: Brighton Pavilion

Brighton Pavilion
The East Front of the Pavilion

Background image1850 Collection: Medical / Anatomy / Eyes

Medical / Anatomy / Eyes
Medical/Anatomy/Eyes

Background image1850 Collection: France / Amiens

France / Amiens
View across the Somme to the cathedral

Background image1850 Collection: Theatre / Extravaganza

Theatre / Extravaganza
FRANKENSTEIN a spoof version of Mary Shelleys novel: the extravaganza Frankenstein; or, The Model Man, at the Adelphi Theatre

Background image1850 Collection: Stevenson Writing

Stevenson Writing
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Scottish novelist writing

Background image1850 Collection: Union Workhouse, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire

Union Workhouse, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
The Union workhouse erected in 1849-50 at Chamber Hills, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, on what is now Fountain Street. The site is now Tameside Hospital



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