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1830s Collection

Step back in time to the vibrant and captivating 1830s, where art, exploration, and innovation took center stage

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1830s Collection: Roade Cutting, Roade, Northamptonshire
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Bedale, North Yorkshire
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1830s Collection: Grey heron, 19th century C013 / 6291
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1830s Collection: American Flamingo, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: Louisiana Heron, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon first ascent
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1830s Collection: Street Plan of Worthing c1830
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1830s Collection: Dolphin airship by Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg
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1830s Collection: Spring-Heeled Jack winged monster
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1830s Collection: Grace Darling, rowing with her father
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1830s Collection: Illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson
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1830s Collection: Heene tithe map, 1838
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1830s Collection: DARWIN: HMS BEAGLE. Voyage of the HMS Beagle, which Charles Darwin sailed as ships naturalist
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1830s Collection: London Fire Engine Establishment, list of fire stations
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1830s Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent
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1830s Collection: Cover design, The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
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1830s Collection: Snowy Owl, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: Handbill for balloon race, Green brothers
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1830s Collection: Guiltcross Union Workhouse, Kenninghall, Norfolk
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
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1830s Collection: Barming Asylum, Maidstone, Kent
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1830s Collection: Henstead Union Workhouse, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk
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1830s Collection: Valve Horn on its Own
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1830s Collection: Map of Lanzarote, Canary Islands
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1830s Collection: Blue Jay, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: Albourne Tithe Map, 1838
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1830s Collection: Geological map, South-East England, 1830s
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Pontypool, Monmouthshire
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
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1830s Collection: Brunels Thames Tunnel
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1830s Collection: TEXAS: LONE STAR FLAG, 1839. Lone Star Flag of Texas, 1839
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Downham Market, Norfolk
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1830s Collection: Grace Darling, lighthouse keeper's daughter
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1830s Collection: White-Winged Silvery Gull, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: Tropic Bird, by John James Audubon
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1830s Collection: New Fishbourne tithe map, 1839
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1830s Collection: Mohawk and Hudson Railroad, 1831
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1830s Collection: Thumbelina flies off with her Fairy Prince
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1830s Collection: Thumbelina flies away on the Swallows back
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1830s Collection: Thumbelina kisses the Swallow goodbye
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1830s Collection: Liverpool Grand National Steeplechase
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1830s Collection: Map of London
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1830s Collection: Jack Rattenbury, smuggler
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1830s Collection: Martin Van Buren
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1830s Collection: Deacon Giless Distillery temperance cartoon, 1830s
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Thame, Oxfordshire
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1830s Collection: Union workhouse, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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1830s Collection: Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset


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Step back in time to the vibrant and captivating 1830s, where art, exploration, and innovation took center stage. The decade began with John James Audubon's mesmerizing masterpiece, "American Flamingo, " showcasing the breathtaking beauty of nature. Audubon continued to enchant audiences with his Louisiana Heron, capturing the grace and elegance of this majestic bird. Meanwhile, a sense of wonder filled the air as the Vauxhall Royal Balloon made its first ascent into the heavens. Spectators marveled at this daring feat of human ingenuity and bravery. Speaking of courage, Grace Darling rowed alongside her father in a heroic rescue mission that captured hearts worldwide. As cities evolved during this era, Worthing unveiled its street plan in 1830—a testament to urban planning and progress. But it wasn't just on land that new horizons were explored; Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg introduced their Dolphin airship—an engineering marvel that promised boundless possibilities for travel. The artistic realm also flourished during this period: W Heath Robinson's whimsical Railway Ribaldry illustration brought laughter to many faces while providing a satirical commentary on society's obsession with trains. And speaking of balloons again—another Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent left spectators breathless as they witnessed humans defy gravity once more. But not all was lightheartedness; tales circulated about Spring-Heeled Jack—a winged monster haunting London streets—sending shivers down spines and fueling imaginations across England. Amidst these fantastical stories emerged practicality in Duncton's tithe map from 1837—a detailed record reflecting societal structures through land ownership. Lastly, John James Audubon returned with his Snowy Owl painting—an ethereal representation of nature's wonders that continues to captivate even today. Meanwhile, London Fire Engine Establishment listed fire stations throughout the city—reminders of both the dangers faced and the resilience of communities.