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1835 Collection

In the year 1835, a myriad of remarkable events and creations unfolded, leaving an indelible mark on history

Background image1835 Collection: Hare Coursing 1835

Hare Coursing 1835
Hare Coursing

Background image1835 Collection: Mark Twain / Holding Cat

Mark Twain / Holding Cat
Mark Twain is very fond of pets, especially kittens

Background image1835 Collection: Darwin / Finch / Galapagos

Darwin / Finch / Galapagos
Finches from the Galapagos Islands observed by Darwin

Background image1835 Collection: Dolphin airship by Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg

Dolphin airship by Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg
A fish-shaped airshipdesign Dolphin by Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg, c.1835. Date: circa 1835

Background image1835 Collection: The Melton Breakfast by Sir Francis Grant

The Melton Breakfast by Sir Francis Grant
A rare mezzotint of High Leicestershire Lights of the past enjoying breakfast before a hunt. From left to right are Massey Stanley, the Earl of Wilton, Count Matuszevic, Lord Gardner

Background image1835 Collection: Gin Juggarnath, 1835

Gin Juggarnath, 1835
The Gin Juggarnath, or the Worship of the Great Spirit of the age : a satire on gins apparent grip on British life in the early nineteenth century

Background image1835 Collection: Aspidium filix mas or Male Shield fern

Aspidium filix mas or Male Shield fern. Handcoloured engraving from William Curtis, Flora Londiniensis; containing a history of the plants indigenous to Great Britain

Background image1835 Collection: Illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson

Illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson -- The building of Saltash Bridge. Date: 1935

Background image1835 Collection: Daltons table of Atomic symbols, 1835

Daltons table of Atomic symbols, 1835
John Dalton (1766-1844) English chemist. Daltons table of Atomic symbols from a lecture delivered by him at the Manchester Mechanics Institution, October 1835

Background image1835 Collection: TURNER: BURNING PARLIAMENT. The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, 16th October 1834

TURNER: BURNING PARLIAMENT. The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, 16th October 1834. Oil on canvas, 1834-35, by Joseph Mallord William Turner

Background image1835 Collection: Peche du Cachalot. Aquatint by Ambroise Louis Garneray and Frederic Martens, 1835

Peche du Cachalot. Aquatint by Ambroise Louis Garneray and Frederic Martens, 1835
WHALING, 1835. Peche du Cachalot. Aquatint by Ambroise Louis Garneray and Frederic Martens, 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18

Winter Landscape, 1835-1838, by Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (18
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek (1803-1862). Dutch painter. Winter Landscape, 1835-1838. Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background image1835 Collection: Halleys comet, 19th Century artwork

Halleys comet, 19th Century artwork. 1835 woodcut print depicting the 1835 appearance of Halleys comet. Halleys Comet is the only naked-eye comet certain to return within a human lifetime

Background image1835 Collection: Handbill for balloon race, Green brothers

Handbill for balloon race, Green brothers
Handbill advertising a balloon race between Charles Green and his brother in two balloons, taking place from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, to celebrate the Queens birthday. 13 August 1835

Background image1835 Collection: CRANE AND HORSEMAN. Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, attributed to William John Wilgus

CRANE AND HORSEMAN. Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, attributed to William John Wilgus. Oil, c1835

Background image1835 Collection: Map of Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Map of Lanzarote, Canary Islands, with soundings in fathoms. Date: 1835

Background image1835 Collection: BOSTON MAP, 1722. Engraved facsimile by George G. Smith, 1835, of a map of Boston, Massachusetts

BOSTON MAP, 1722. Engraved facsimile by George G. Smith, 1835, of a map of Boston, Massachusetts, by John Bonner, first printed in 1722, showing changes in the citys topography through 1769

Background image1835 Collection: Sudan / Khartoum C1835

Sudan / Khartoum C1835
Khartoum, Sudan, East Africa: general view

Background image1835 Collection: MARK TWAIN 1835-1910

MARK TWAIN 1835-1910
MARK TWAIN American writer Born : Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Background image1835 Collection: Raining cats and dogs

Raining cats and dogs. Historical artwork of cats, dogs and pitchforks raining down on people in a town street. The saying raining cats and dogs is used when referring to a heavy downpour of rain

Background image1835 Collection: Gaziantep, Syria

Gaziantep, Syria
Distant view of the town, formerly known as Ain Tab, near Halab (Aleppo)

Background image1835 Collection: Chess (Cruikshank)

Chess (Cruikshank)
A GAME OF CHESS - two wigged gentlemen play, two friends watch them with mixed emotions : each of the four displays a different facial expression

Background image1835 Collection: MARK TWAIN

MARK TWAIN American writer, creator of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

Background image1835 Collection: Morden College

Morden College
Built by sir John Morden, a Turkey merchant, circa 1700, to house decayed merchants and still providing a home for people in unfortunate circumstances

Background image1835 Collection: Brighton / Chain Pier 1835

Brighton / Chain Pier 1835
The Chain Pier, Brighton, Sussex

Background image1835 Collection: Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - even more spectacular with only a rough country road passing through it

Background image1835 Collection: Prison Hulks

Prison Hulks
Captured French sailors were housed here during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars

Background image1835 Collection: Newstead Abbey / Webster

Newstead Abbey / Webster
The Seat of the late Lord Byron

Background image1835 Collection: Power Loom Weaving

Power Loom Weaving
Interior of cotton mill in Lancashire: power loom weaving- man and woman tend machine

Background image1835 Collection: MAIL COACH IN FLOOD

MAIL COACH IN FLOOD
A mail coach in a flood. Date: circa 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Thumbelina flies off with her Fairy Prince

Thumbelina flies off with her Fairy Prince
Thumbelina meets the Fairy Prince and flies off with him, and they live Happily Ever After. Illustration to a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, first published 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Thumbelina flies away on the Swallows back

Thumbelina flies away on the Swallows back
Thumbelina escapes from the Field Mouse and the Mole on the back of the Swallow. Illustration to a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, first published 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Thumbelina kisses the Swallow goodbye

Thumbelina kisses the Swallow goodbye
Thumbelina stands on tiptoe and kisses the Swallow goodbye. Illustration to a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, first published 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Semer Workhouse, Suffolk

Semer Workhouse, Suffolk
The workhouse at Semer in Suffolk, erected in 1780 for the Cosford Hundred Incorporation. In 1835, it became the workhouse for the Cosford Poor Law Union. The building no longer exists

Background image1835 Collection: Union Workhouse, Hailsham, Sussex

Union Workhouse, Hailsham, Sussex
Hailsham Union workhouse was built in 1835-6 on what became Union Road (now Hawks Road) at Upper Horsebridge, Sussex. A horse and cart drive past the entrance

Background image1835 Collection: Yemen, Al Mukalla

Yemen, Al Mukalla
The port seen from inland

Background image1835 Collection: Stonehenge, Wiltshire - John Constable

Stonehenge, Wiltshire - John Constable
Stonehenge, Wiltshire - painted by John Constable (1776-1837) - bequeathed to the V&A by Miss Isabel Constable. Date: 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Photograph of a tavern license granted to Abraham Lincoln and William F

Photograph of a tavern license granted to Abraham Lincoln and William F. Berry at Springfield, Illinois, 6 March 1835
LINCOLNs TAVERN LICENSE. Photograph of a tavern license granted to Abraham Lincoln and William F. Berry at Springfield, Illinois, 6 March 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Tzu-Hsi Dowager Empress

Tzu-Hsi Dowager Empress
TZU-HSI, aka HSIAO-CH IN &c, generally known as the dowager empress : Manchu ruler who resisted reform, European influences etc, supported the Boxer rising. 1835 - 1908

Background image1835 Collection: PARIS: PANTHEON, 1835. The Pantheon in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France, completed in 1789

PARIS: PANTHEON, 1835. The Pantheon in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France, completed in 1789. Painting by François Villeret, 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Hamadan, Iran

Hamadan, Iran
Distant view of Hamadan (formerly Ecbatana) and the ruins of the palace of Darius

Background image1835 Collection: HANSENs TYPEWRITER / 1880

HANSENs TYPEWRITER / 1880
The remarkable typewriter invented by Rasmus Hans Malling Johan Hansen (1835 - 1890) in 1865, using a completely novel writing ball system

Background image1835 Collection: China / Beijing Gardens

China / Beijing Gardens
The gardens of the SUMMER PALACE, with the Marble Bridge on the right

Background image1835 Collection: Stagecoach through Toll

Stagecoach through Toll
A stagecoach passing through a toll gate at night entitled " Good night"

Background image1835 Collection: James Fitzgerald

James Fitzgerald
JAMES FITZGERALD Irish statesman, Prime Serjeant of Ireland, no less. Date: 1742 - 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Churches / Beverly Minster

Churches / Beverly Minster
Beverly Minster. Date: 1835

Background image1835 Collection: Vignette illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson

Vignette illustration, Railway Ribaldry by W Heath Robinson -- An early and interesting type of signal. Date: 1935

Background image1835 Collection: France Cahors

France Cahors
The spectacular Pont Valentre over the Lot : Cahors is 95 km north of Toulouse. Date: 1835



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In the year 1835, a myriad of remarkable events and creations unfolded, leaving an indelible mark on history. It was a time when Charles Darwin embarked on his transformative journey aboard the HMS Beagle, observing finches in the Galapagos Islands and forever altering our understanding of evolution. Meanwhile, in England, Hare Coursing tournaments captivated spectators as they cheered for their favorite greyhounds chasing after hares with unparalleled speed and agility. The thrill of this sport echoed through the countryside. Amidst these earthly pursuits, Jean Samuel Pauly and Durs Egg took to the skies with their Dolphin airship—a pioneering invention that pushed the boundaries of human flight. This magnificent contraption soared above cities like a majestic creature defying gravity itself. Across continents, literary genius Mark Twain graced us with his presence while holding onto a beloved feline companion. His wit and charm enchanted readers then as it does now—forever etching him into literary lore. In India's vibrant streets, Gin Juggarnath flowed freely—an exotic elixir that tantalized taste buds and ignited spirits. Its flavors danced upon tongues as people reveled in its intoxicating embrace. The art world flourished during this era too; W Heath Robinson's whimsical illustrations brought Railway Ribaldry to life—a delightful fusion of imagination and locomotion that tickled viewers' fancy. William John Wilgus attributed Ichabod Crane's encounter with the Headless Horseman in his captivating oil painting from around 1835—an eerie scene shrouded in mystery yet hauntingly beautiful. Barend Cornelis Koekkoek captured nature's serene beauty within Winter Landscape—a frozen tableau evoking both tranquility and awe-inspiring wonderment amid icy landscapes painted by brushstrokes imbued with emotion. Dalton's table of Atomic symbols emerged during this period—an intellectual breakthrough that laid the foundation for modern chemistry, forever changing our understanding of matter and its composition.