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1880 Collection

Step back in time to the year 1880, a fascinating era filled with remarkable events and cultural milestones

Background image1880 Collection: Ned Kellys Last Stand

Ned Kellys Last Stand
Ned Kelly, Australian legend, makes his last stand

Background image1880 Collection: MAP: BOSTON, c1880. Boston Old and New. A map of Boston, Massachusetts, c1880, by Justin Winsor

MAP: BOSTON, c1880. Boston Old and New. A map of Boston, Massachusetts, c1880, by Justin Winsor, showing the citys expansion through landfill

Background image1880 Collection: British Empire Map 1880

British Empire Map 1880
Map showing the extent of the British Empire circa 1880

Background image1880 Collection: Cricket at the Oval

Cricket at the Oval
Lord Harris saving a 4 for the home side during their Test against the Australians at the Oval. England won by 5 wickets

Background image1880 Collection: ZULU WAR 1880

ZULU WAR 1880
Privates Flawn and Fitzpatrick each win a Victoria Cross during an attack on Sekukunis town

Background image1880 Collection: Blackheath Village

Blackheath Village
A view of Blackheath village from the south, looking towards the Station and Tranquil Vale

Background image1880 Collection: Orrery, 19th Century

Orrery, 19th Century
Planetarium or orrery

Background image1880 Collection: Map / Arctic Circle C1880

Map / Arctic Circle C1880
Map of the Arctic Circle with details of explorations

Background image1880 Collection: England / Blenheim Palace

England / Blenheim Palace
Distant view from the north, seen from across the lake

Background image1880 Collection: Old Fishguard Harbour, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Old Fishguard Harbour, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
View of the Old Fishguard Harbour, with a steamer and sailing ships, in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, before the GWR railway station was built

Background image1880 Collection: Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle
EDINBURGH CASTLE As seen from the Grassmarket

Background image1880 Collection: The Day Dream, 1880 By Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882). E

The Day Dream, 1880 By Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882). English poet, illustrator and painter. Victoria and Albert Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background image1880 Collection: Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81

Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81
RENOIR: LUNCHEON, 1880-81. Luncheon of the Boating Party. Oil on canvas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1880-81

Background image1880 Collection: Queen Victoria C1880

Queen Victoria C1880
QUEEN VICTORIA Circa 1880

Background image1880 Collection: NED KELLY/BUSHRANGER/C19

NED KELLY/BUSHRANGER/C19
Portrait photograph of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly, taken the day before his hanging at the age of 24. Date: 1880

Background image1880 Collection: DEGAS: BALLET CLASS, c1880. A Ballet Class. Oil on canvas by Edgar Degas, c1880

DEGAS: BALLET CLASS, c1880. A Ballet Class. Oil on canvas by Edgar Degas, c1880

Background image1880 Collection: KILRAIN VS. SULLIVAN, 1889. John L. Sullivan knocks out Jake Kilrain in the last round of

KILRAIN VS. SULLIVAN, 1889. John L. Sullivan knocks out Jake Kilrain in the last round of the 75-round contest at Richburg, Mississippi, on 8 July 1889, Sullivans last bare-knuckle fight

Background image1880 Collection: NARRAGANSETT BAY, c1880. Aerial view of Narragansett Bay seen from above Providence, Rhode Island

NARRAGANSETT BAY, c1880. Aerial view of Narragansett Bay seen from above Providence, Rhode Island. Lithograph, c1880

Background image1880 Collection: Logging in Wisconsin, 1800s

Logging in Wisconsin, 1800s
Hauling logs with a horse-drawn sledge in northern Wisconsin, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1880 Collection: Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A rather run-down farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The windows are in a poor state, and one of them is boarded up

Background image1880 Collection: Punch & Judy in Street

Punch & Judy in Street
Grown-ups and children gather round a Punch & Judy in the street

Background image1880 Collection: French map of the planet Mars

French map of the planet Mars
A French map of the planet Mars, showing two views

Background image1880 Collection: Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur

Manila Carnival, The Philippines - Miss Ilocos Sur
Illustration after Walter Dendy Sadler (18541923) of his painting Thursday (Tomorrow will be Friday) of 1880, showing a group of jovial monks out fishing. Date: 1880

Background image1880 Collection: WHISTLER: WINE GLASS. The Wine Glass. Etching, James A. McNeill Whistler, c1880

WHISTLER: WINE GLASS. The Wine Glass. Etching, James A. McNeill Whistler, c1880

Background image1880 Collection: WASHINGTON, D. C. 1880. Bird s-eye view of Washington, D. C. from the Potomac looking north

WASHINGTON, D. C. 1880. Bird s-eye view of Washington, D. C. from the Potomac looking north
WASHINGTON, D.C. 1880. Bird s-eye view of Washington, D.C. from the Potomac looking north, with the partially constructed Washington Monument in the left foreground

Background image1880 Collection: WILLIAM H. BONNEY (1859-1881). Known as Billy the Kid. American desperado

WILLIAM H. BONNEY (1859-1881). Known as Billy the Kid. American desperado. Billy the Kid holding a Model Winchester 73 rifle. Oil over a photograph, c1880

Background image1880 Collection: Pakistan Lahore

Pakistan Lahore
General view of the town

Background image1880 Collection: Mycenae - the Lion Gate

Mycenae - the Lion Gate
The Lion Gate at Mycenae. This early citadel was extensively excavated in the mid 19th century by Schliemann, who dug the Royal shaft graves, finding many treasures

Background image1880 Collection: German Student Duel / 1880

German Student Duel / 1880
A German students duel at Gottingen. The Mensur, as practised by German fraternities, is a fast yet rarely-lethal affair with cuts accepted as marks of honour

Background image1880 Collection: Sport / Cricket / W G Grace

Sport / Cricket / W G Grace
W G Grace, ready to receive the ball

Background image1880 Collection: Crossing Windermere

Crossing Windermere
Two sight-seeing excursion coaches are carried by steam ferry across Lake Windermere, in the heart of Englands Lake District

Background image1880 Collection: Street scene in Tbilisi (Tiflis), Georgia

Street scene in Tbilisi (Tiflis), Georgia
A street scene with oxen and camels in Tbilisi (Tiflis), Georgia. Date: circa 1880

Background image1880 Collection: Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest, South Wales

Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest, South Wales
General view of Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The castle dates from the late 13th century

Background image1880 Collection: HAYLE, Cornwall

HAYLE, Cornwall
Fishing vessels in the harbour at Hayle, Cornwall

Background image1880 Collection: Karl Marx / Cabinet Photo

Karl Marx / Cabinet Photo
KARL MARX - German political theorist (cabinet portrait dated 1880)

Background image1880 Collection: Scenes of peasant working life, Ireland

Scenes of peasant working life, Ireland
These illustrations show women and men engaged in activities such as carding wool, spinning, sowing, threshing, minnowing and scutching

Background image1880 Collection: COYPU

COYPU
(myocastor coypus) also known as Nutria : it comes from South America but is or was farmed for its fur

Background image1880 Collection: Alhambra / Spain / Lions Crt

Alhambra / Spain / Lions Crt
The Court of the Lions within the Palace of the Alhambra

Background image1880 Collection: Berthe Morisot Bois de Boulogne I Boulognerskogen

Berthe Morisot Bois de Boulogne I Boulognerskogen
Berthe Morisot, In the Bois de Boulogne, I Boulognerskogen, painting before 1880, oil on canvas, Height, 61 cm (24 inches), Width, 73.5 cm (28.9 inches)

Background image1880 Collection: The city of Buffalo, N. Y. 1880

The city of Buffalo, N. Y. 1880
The city of Buffalo, N.Y. 1880. Date c1880

Background image1880 Collection: WASHAKIE (c1804-1900). Shoshone Native American chief. Photographed c1885

WASHAKIE (c1804-1900). Shoshone Native American chief. Photographed c1885

Background image1880 Collection: Portugal Porto

Portugal Porto
(aka Oporto) general view of the town on the Douro river

Background image1880 Collection: Thames Barge

Thames Barge
Thames barge, used for carrying hay and other commodities

Background image1880 Collection: Palestine Nablus

Palestine Nablus
General view of the town, on the site of the ancient Schechem

Background image1880 Collection: George Eliot (Durade)

George Eliot (Durade)
GEORGE ELIOT nee Mary Ann Cross, later Evans. Writer, painted in 1849 - her most appealing portrait

Background image1880 Collection: Norton I / American Royal

Norton I / American Royal
JOSHUA " EMPEROR" NORTON I Claimant to the imperial throne of North America (1859); he made a fortune in real-estate speculation

Background image1880 Collection: Penny-Ice Man / Crane

Penny-Ice Man / Crane
The ice cream man sells penny licks to the children gathered around his cart

Background image1880 Collection: Glasgow / Trongate 1880

Glasgow / Trongate 1880
Glasgow: view of Trongate



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Step back in time to the year 1880, a fascinating era filled with remarkable events and cultural milestones. Ned Kelly's Last Stand marked an infamous moment in Australian history, as this notorious bushranger faced his final battle. Meanwhile, cricket enthusiasts gathered at the iconic Oval stadium to witness thrilling matches that showcased the spirit of sportsmanship. The British Empire Map depicted the vast territories under its rule, showcasing its global influence. In Old Fishguard Harbour, Pembrokeshire, South Wales, bustling maritime activities painted a picture of trade and exploration. Blackheath Village exuded charm and elegance with its quaint streets and historic buildings. Ned Kelly's presence loomed large as he became synonymous with Australia's C19 bushrangers. An orrery from the 19th century transported viewers into the wonders of astronomy while exploring celestial movements. A map displaying the Arctic Circle in 1880 captured imaginations by highlighting uncharted lands waiting to be discovered. England boasted architectural marvels like Blenheim Palace and Edinburgh Castle that stood as testaments to their rich heritage. Dante Gabriel Rossetti's masterpiece 'The Day Dream' captivated art lovers with its ethereal beauty. James A. McNeill Whistler etched his talent onto wine glasses through intricate designs that celebrated both craftsmanship and indulgence during this period. As we delve into these fragments from 1880, we uncover stories of bravery, innovation, artistic brilliance, and exploration – all contributing to shaping our world today.