Sectional drawing of the Lusitania
Sectional drawing of the 'Lusitania' showing the German U-boat responsible for the torpedo which sunk it in 18 minutes on May 7th 1915, with the loss of 1200 lives. The ILN headline captures the public's reaction to the disaster. With over 100 American victims on board, the incident also played a part in bringing the United States into World War I.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Anne of Cleves' funeral panorama: rear of procession
Contemporary panoramic view of the funeral procession of Anne of Cleves to Westminser Abbey, a skilled though sketchy drawing on a roll of heavy parchment mounted on rollers. This section shows Anne's household, mounted and on foot, bringing up the rear of the procession Date: 1557
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Harry Price
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Caricature of W E Gladstone and his son Herbert
Caricature of W E Gladstone training his son Herbert (1854-1930) for parliament. The Cabinet Trick -- Bringing Him Up to the Business. Herbert had become private secretary to his father in 1880, and was elected Liberal MP for Leeds. He became a junior Lord of the Treasury in 1881.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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