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1878 Collection (#4)

Background image1878 Collection: A Corporal of the Scots Guards in Battle Order

A Corporal of the Scots Guards in Battle Order on a stepped white marble base of 2 - 5 cm high. Sold to James B - 12.11.10. Payment next year. 3950.00. Lady Kathleen Scott (1878-1947)

Background image1878 Collection: Treaty of San Stefano, signing for peace treaty between Turkey and Russia

Treaty of San Stefano, signing for peace treaty between Turkey and Russia, cartoon showing Bismarck, Minister President of Prussia at the time trying to control the winds " confound the easterly

Background image1878 Collection: Winter Gardens and Aquarium at Blackpool 1878

Winter Gardens and Aquarium at Blackpool 1878
Exterior of the glass Winter Gardens and Aquarium at Blackpool. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Tao-Tai of Anching and his family, 1878, by Kung Tai. Date: 1878

Tao-Tai of Anching and his family, 1878, by Kung Tai. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Front cover of The Graphic, of the pit-mouth immediately after the explosion

Front cover of The Graphic, of the pit-mouth immediately after the explosion, killing 268 men and boys. Date: 11 September 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Horse-drawn open double decker bus 1878

Horse-drawn open double decker bus 1878
French horse-drawn bus, with passengers on desk getting wet. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Emilio Arrieta (1823-1894). Colored engraving

Emilio Arrieta (1823-1894). Colored engraving
Emilio Arrieta (1823-1894). Spanish composer. Engraving of The Academy, 1878. Colored

Background image1878 Collection: W. E. Gladstone watching a steam-driven saw, Tulse Hill, 1878

W. E. Gladstone watching a steam-driven saw, Tulse Hill, 1878
Engraving showing William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), the English Liberal statesman, watching a trial of a new patent steam tree feller, near Tulse Hill, South London. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Photographic studio 1878

Photographic studio 1878
Photographer with bellows style camara taking a photograph of a posed victorian woman. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: LODGED IN STATION HOUSE

LODGED IN STATION HOUSE
New York : Brought in off the street, a homeless mother is offered a place in the lodging-room of the station house (police station). Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: GRANDMOTHER / 3 CHILDREN

GRANDMOTHER / 3 CHILDREN
A grandmother with her three grandchildren, reading and looking at pictures Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: TWO RUNNERS RACE C1878

TWO RUNNERS RACE C1878
Two rather stiff-looking athletes race each other. Date: circa 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Elegant Broom Seller

Elegant Broom Seller
Buy a broom!; an elegant broom seller passes the window of a house. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: SAILORS HORNPIPE

SAILORS HORNPIPE
British sailors dance a hornpipe to the edification of their Egyptian spectators. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Afghan War - The Fort at Jellalabad

Afghan War - The Fort at Jellalabad
A view of the fort at Jellalabad (now Jalalabad), occupied by the British, seen from Pipers Hill. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: AFGHANISTAN / KHOJAK PASS

AFGHANISTAN / KHOJAK PASS
The entrance to the Khojak Pass, on the road to Kandahar. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: AFGHANISTAN / KHYBER PASS

AFGHANISTAN / KHYBER PASS
A watch-tower in the Khyber Pass. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: AFGHANISTAN / GHUZNI / 1878

AFGHANISTAN / GHUZNI / 1878
The fortress and citadel of Ghuzni, with the two Minars - burial towers - to the right of the picture. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: AFGHANISTAN / KURRAM

AFGHANISTAN / KURRAM
Bodeen peak and the village of Madzai, in the Kurram Valley. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: JINGO MEETING 1878

JINGO MEETING 1878
Anti-Russian jingoes meet in the Guildhall, London - We dont want to fight, but by Jingo, if we do, weve got the ships, weve got the men, weve got the money too ! Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: GOLD PROSPECTOR / CANADA

GOLD PROSPECTOR / CANADA
A gold prospector mending his stockings in his cabin. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: LANDING ICE AT BOMBAY

LANDING ICE AT BOMBAY
Blocks of ice being taken ashore at Bombay Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Diamond mine in Kimberley 1878

Diamond mine in Kimberley 1878
A Hotel at the diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: SMALL GIRL COOKS 1878

SMALL GIRL COOKS 1878
A small girl does it, watched by the cat Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Indigo factory in India

Indigo factory in India
The processing of Indigo in India. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: DYEING CLOTH WITH INDIGO

DYEING CLOTH WITH INDIGO
Indigo in India. Lengths of cloth are dyed and dried in the sun. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: MACCLESFIELD FREE LIBRARY

MACCLESFIELD FREE LIBRARY
Exterior view of the new Free Library in Macclesfield, Cheshire Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: FINISH OF ISLINGTON WALK

FINISH OF ISLINGTON WALK
The finish of the six-day walking race held at the Agricultural Hall, Islington Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: BRITISH / INDIA / CHRISTMAS

BRITISH / INDIA / CHRISTMAS
A Christmas hamper in the jungle Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Woman reading a book in her bedroom

Woman reading a book in her bedroom
A woman sits on a chair beside her bed reading a book by lamplight. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Maskelyne & Cooks automata performing in London Maskelyne & Cooks automata

Maskelyne & Cooks automata performing in London Maskelyne & Cooks automata
Maskelyne & Cooks automata perform at the Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly, London. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Lady tending her window box 1878

Lady tending her window box 1878
A lady at an open window, tending the plants in her window box. Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: The Inauguration (on 30th August, 1907) of The equestrian Monument to the Tsar Liberator

The Inauguration (on 30th August, 1907) of The equestrian Monument to the Tsar Liberator in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria

Background image1878 Collection: Pope Leo XIII giving a blessing Urbi et Orbi, after the Pont

Pope Leo XIII giving a blessing Urbi et Orbi, after the Pont
Leo XIII (1810-1903). Italian Pope (1878-1903), named Vincenzo Gioacchino Pecci. Pope Leo XIII giving a blessing Urbi et Orbi, after the Pontifical Mass from the gestatorial chair

Background image1878 Collection: Wind Instruments

Wind Instruments
A selection of wind instruments Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Woodwind Instruments

Woodwind Instruments
A selection of (mainly) woodwind instruments Date: 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Ned Kellys cave in the Strathbogie Ranges

Ned Kellys cave in the Strathbogie Ranges
The rugged and wild countryside of the Strathbogie Ranges in Victoria, Australia, showing the opening to Ned Kellys cave. 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Princess Victoria of Hesse in her wedding dress

Princess Victoria of Hesse in her wedding dress
Engraving showing Princess Victoria of Hesse in her wedding dress on her marriage to Prince Louis of Battenburg. Victoria was Queen Victorias grand-daughter

Background image1878 Collection: Albert Thomas / Stamp

Albert Thomas / Stamp
ALBERT THOMAS (1878 - 1932) First Minister of Armament for the French Third Republic during World War I

Background image1878 Collection: Shipping Beef on Board HMS Alexandra, 1878

Shipping Beef on Board HMS Alexandra, 1878
Engraving showing the crew of HMS Alexandra taking beef aboard ship from a small supply boat, off Tuzla, in the Sea of Marmora. The supply ship has also brought fish, barrels and the washing

Background image1878 Collection: Reducing the Gas Bill

Reducing the Gas Bill
Comic illustration by Lawson Wood (1878-1957) showing a Scottish man blowing into his gas supply in an attempt to reduce bills watched by his son in a tartan kilt

Background image1878 Collection: The Water-wave! by G. E. Studdy

The Water-wave! by G. E. Studdy
Illustration by G. E. Studdy showing a small dog being forced to have a bath, watched smugly by Ooloo the cat. Ooloo later gets a shock when the bath water spills all over him

Background image1878 Collection: This Weeks Studdy - As Master Sees Me! by G. E. Studdy

This Weeks Studdy - As Master Sees Me! by G. E. Studdy
Studdy dog shortly after his complete evolution into Bonzo. The dog is turning away in disgust from his owners portrait of him, painted in the style of Picasso

Background image1878 Collection: Senusret Iii, Pharaoh

Senusret Iii, Pharaoh
SENUSRET III, PHARAOH also known as Sorostris (12th Dynasty)

Background image1878 Collection: Paris exhibition 1878, pavilion of Indian collection

Paris exhibition 1878, pavilion of Indian collection
Exposition Universelle in Paris, 1878. The pavilion of the Prince of Waless (later King Edward VII) Indian collection in the grand vestibule of the exhibition palace. 1878

Background image1878 Collection: Constance Gordon-Cumming, travel writer and painter

Constance Gordon-Cumming, travel writer and painter
Constance Frederica (Eka) Gordon Cumming (1837-1924), travel writer and painter, seen here wearing a hat of the Queen of Tahiti, a place she visited in 1878. circa 1878

Background image1878 Collection: At the Play, Henry Irving at The Lyceum, London

At the Play, Henry Irving at The Lyceum, London
Illustration, At the Play. On the stage of the Lyceum Theatre, London, is Henry Irving, probably in the role of Hamlet. Audience members include the Prince and Princess of Wales, Benjamin Disraeli

Background image1878 Collection: Croatia. Zagreb. Holy Marys column with angels and fountain

Croatia. Zagreb. Holy Marys column with angels and fountain by the German-Austrian sculptor Anton Dominik Fernkorn (1813-1878) in 1865



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