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1878 Collection

Background image1878 Collection: The Horse in motion. Sallie Gardner, owned by Leland Stanfor

The Horse in motion. Sallie Gardner, owned by Leland Stanford; running at a 1:40 gait over the Palo Alto track, 19th June 1878. Photograph with twelve frames showing motion of a race horse

Background image1878 Collection: The Princes in the Tower by Millais

The Princes in the Tower by Millais
The Princes in the Tower painted by John Everett Millais in 1878, depicting the sons of Edward IV (and nephews of Richard III), Edward V and his younger brother Richard

Background image1878 Collection: Porter Rockwell / Cdv

Porter Rockwell / Cdv
ORRIN PORTER ROCKWELL American frontiersman, Utah pioneer and reputed Mormon Destroying Angel, photographed in June 1866

Background image1878 Collection: Map / Manchester 1878

Map / Manchester 1878
Map of Manchester and its environs

Background image1878 Collection: Street Map 1878

Street Map 1878
An aerial map of Paris, showing the important monuments and the Seine

Background image1878 Collection: MAP / LONDON 1878

MAP / LONDON 1878
Map of London and its suburbs

Background image1878 Collection: Pinafore / Programme 1

Pinafore / Programme 1
Cover of the programme for the original production, incorporating portraits of Mr Gilbert and Mr Sullivan, also Mr D Oyly Carte

Background image1878 Collection: Bristol map, 1878

Bristol map, 1878
A map of Bristol in 1878. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Truant School, Hightown, Liverpool

Truant School, Hightown, Liverpool
Design for the Liverpool School Board Truant School at Hightown, Liverpool, by the architect Thomas Mellard Reade. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Bryant & May Matchworks

Bryant & May Matchworks
Bryant & Mays match factory, Fairfield Works. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Augustus John / Cafe Royal

Augustus John / Cafe Royal
AUGUSTUS EDWIN JOHN The artist and friends at the Cafe Royal in London

Background image1878 Collection: Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais

Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais
Photograph of members of the Natal Native Contingent (NCC) armed with assegais (short spears) and shields, 1879 (c). The NNC was formed in 1878 to bolster the defences of the British colony of Natal

Background image1878 Collection: Fte Day in a Cider Orchard, Normandy

Fte Day in a Cider Orchard, Normandy (1878). Hennessy, William John 1839-1917. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Jack Johnson Boxer

Jack Johnson Boxer
JOHN ARTHUR JACK JOHNSON American boxer, known as the Galveston Giant : first black heavyweight champion of the world. Date: 1878 - 1946

Background image1878 Collection: I m beginning to think somebody loves me! by G. E Studdy

I m beginning to think somebody loves me! by G. E Studdy
Colour illustration by George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948) showing Bonzo the dog sitting in his basket enjoying a pet from his owner and a bone in his dog bowl

Background image1878 Collection: Bonzos Latest: This Weeks Studdy

Bonzos Latest: This Weeks Studdy
Famous dog, just after he had finally been christened with the name Bonzo. He appears with a swollen eye after fighting with a wasp

Background image1878 Collection: Disraeli and Gladstone

Disraeli and Gladstone
A Bad Example Disraeli and Gladstone at loggerheads

Background image1878 Collection: The Eddystone Lighthouse, 1878

The Eddystone Lighthouse, 1878
Engraving of the Eddystone Lighthouse, during a storm, from the picture by J.M.W. Turner, 1878. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Princess Alice with Grand Duke Louis of Hesse

Princess Alice with Grand Duke Louis of Hesse
Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hess with her husband, Grand Duke Louis (Ludwig IV) of Hesse (1843-1878). Alice was Queen Victorias third child and second daughter

Background image1878 Collection: Don t worry about me! by G. E Studdy

Don t worry about me! by G. E Studdy
Colour illustration by George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948) showing Bonzo the dog being cuddled by his lady owner. Studdy created Bonzo for The Sketch magazine in the early 1920s

Background image1878 Collection: Jack Johnson and James Jeffries, 1910

Jack Johnson and James Jeffries, 1910
Photographic montage showing Jack Johnson (1878-1946)(left) and James J. Jeffries (1875-1953), the heavyweight boxers who fought for the World Championship in 1910

Background image1878 Collection: Portrait of Augustus John, President of the Nation Portrait

Portrait of Augustus John, President of the Nation Portrait
Born in Tenby 1878, Augustus John studied at the Slade school of art, becoming the President of the Nation Portrait Society in 1928

Background image1878 Collection: Afghanistan / Kabul Bazaar

Afghanistan / Kabul Bazaar
The gate of the bazaar at Kabul

Background image1878 Collection: Wine Waiter Opens Bottle

Wine Waiter Opens Bottle
The wine waiter opens a bottle Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: To the Public Danger

To the Public Danger
Humorous scene by Lawson Wood (1878-1957) showing policemen chasing a gentleman in a futuristic flying machine along a main road. Satire on flying which was in infancy

Background image1878 Collection: Isadora Duncan / Ils 1909

Isadora Duncan / Ils 1909
ISADORA DUNCAN American dancer, seen here with some of her pupils

Background image1878 Collection: Pakistan Peshawar

Pakistan Peshawar
The English church : the Khyber Pass is in the distance, leading into Afghanistan

Background image1878 Collection: Isadora Duncan / Barefoot

Isadora Duncan / Barefoot
ISADORA DUNCAN American dancer, barefoot on stage

Background image1878 Collection: LCC-MFB Headquarters station at Southwark SE1

LCC-MFB Headquarters station at Southwark SE1
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade was created in 1866, having replaced the former London Fire Engine Establishment brigade. It moved from its former Watling Street HQ to the Southwark site due to

Background image1878 Collection: Cartoon, The Confidence Trick! (Northcote and Disraeli)

Cartoon, The Confidence Trick! (Northcote and Disraeli)
Cartoon, The Confidence Trick! Stafford Northcote (Chancellor of the Exchequer) and Benjamin Disraeli (Prime Minister) ask John Bull for six million pounds to strengthen their hands at a forthcoming

Background image1878 Collection: Benjamin Disraeli at a Carlton Club Banquet

Benjamin Disraeli at a Carlton Club Banquet
Engraving showing members of the Carlton Club toasting Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) (seated centre), during a banquet held at the Riding-School, Knightsbridge

Background image1878 Collection: Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir

Fire Station at Quarriers Homes, Bridge Of Weir
Fire station, fire engine, ladders and uniformed firemen at the Quarriers childrens homes, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The cottage homes were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background image1878 Collection: Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire
Aerial view of the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background image1878 Collection: Princess Alice and Victoria of Hesse

Princess Alice and Victoria of Hesse
Princess Alice (1843-1878), second daughter and third child of Queen Victoria, pictured in Scotland with her eldest child, Princess Victoria of Hesse

Background image1878 Collection: Duchess of Connaught on her wedding day

Duchess of Connaught on her wedding day
Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia, Duchess of Connaught (1860-1917) on her wedding day, 13 March 1879 to Prince Arthur, third son of Queen Victoria

Background image1878 Collection: Princesses Alice and Vicky

Princesses Alice and Vicky
Queen Victorias two eldest daughters: on the right, Vicky, Princess Royal, Crown Princess, later Empress of Prussia (1840-1901) and Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse (1843-1878)

Background image1878 Collection: Just a wee note by G. E Studdy

Just a wee note by G. E Studdy
Illustration by George Ernest Studdy (1878-1948) showing Bonzo the dog, dressed in a tartan tam o shanter playing the Scottish bagpipes

Background image1878 Collection: Going with a Swing

Going with a Swing
Humorous illustration by Lawson Wood (1878-1957) showing Gran pop the orang utan swinging on vines. Entitled Gran pop travels a la Carte

Background image1878 Collection: Remedial Gymnastics

Remedial Gymnastics
Diagram to show methods of curative gentle exercise

Background image1878 Collection: Bowling in Chicago

Bowling in Chicago
Belles of the Bowling Alley - the Athletic Diversions of an Association of Dashing Damsels in their Club Rooms in Chicago

Background image1878 Collection: Picking Apples 1878

Picking Apples 1878
A boy hangs precariously from the tree and throws apples down to the girl waiting below with their dog

Background image1878 Collection: Street Life London 1878 - Street Locksmith

Street Life London 1878 - Street Locksmith
John Thomson Street Life London 1878 - Street Locksmith

Background image1878 Collection: ISADORA DUNCAN 1909

ISADORA DUNCAN 1909
ISADORA DUNCAN American dancer: some action sketches Date: 1878 - 1927

Background image1878 Collection: Claude Bernard

Claude Bernard
CLAUDE BERNARD French physiologist who made important medical discoveries

Background image1878 Collection: Peach a Bec, Prunus persica cultivar

Peach a Bec, Prunus persica cultivar.. Chromolithograph from The Florist and Pomologist Robert Hogg, London, published from 1878 to 1884

Background image1878 Collection: Stanwick Elruge nectarine, Prunus persica cultivar

Stanwick Elruge nectarine, Prunus persica cultivar.. Chromolithograph from The Florist and Pomologist Robert Hogg, London, published from 1878 to 1884

Background image1878 Collection: Scottish Ball 1878

Scottish Ball 1878
The Caledonian Ball - dancing the Reel o Tulloch Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves



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