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Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Town Criers - Town Crier Championships Llandovery. Graeme Smith

Town Criers - Town Crier Championships Llandovery. Graeme Smith, Town Crier for Llandovery practising his cry. 29th April 1995

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Stricken Mallard' - painted by George Lance - from the Exhibition of the British Institution

"The Stricken Mallard" - painted by George Lance - from the Exhibition of the British Institution, 1856. Our...Illustration...is by a well known favourite with the public, Mr. G

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: British Institution Exhibition - 'The Covenant of Judas' - painted by J. Franklin, 1850

British Institution Exhibition - "The Covenant of Judas" - painted by J. Franklin, 1850. Engraving of a painting in a London exhibition: The event is told in these words: 14

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Departure of the Chevalier Bayard from Brescia' - painted by J. C. Hook, 1850. Creator: Unknown

"The Departure of the Chevalier Bayard from Brescia" - painted by J. C. Hook, 1850. Creator: Unknown
British Institution Exhibition - No. 317. - "The Departure of the Chevalier Bayard from Brescia" - painted by J. C. Hook, 1850

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Astronomy - painted by J. Sant, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Astronomy - painted by J. Sant, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Astronomy - painted by J. Sant, 1850. Exhibition at the British Institution. Mr. Sant's "Astronomy" is a fine picture, full of poetic expression

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Our Saviour after the Temptation - painted by Sir George Hayter, M. A. S. L. 1850. Creator: Unknown

Our Saviour after the Temptation - painted by Sir George Hayter, M. A. S. L. 1850. Creator: Unknown
Our Saviour after the Temptation - painted by Sir George Hayter, M. A. S. L. 1850. Exhibition at the British Institution. This miracle must be considered the first great triumph of Jesus Christ

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: British Institution Exhibition - 'The Frozen Mill' - painted by C. Branwhite, 1850

British Institution Exhibition - "The Frozen Mill" - painted by C. Branwhite, 1850. Creator: M Jackson
British Institution Exhibition - "The Frozen Mill" - painted by C. Branwhite, 1850. Engraving of a painting in a London exhibition:one of Mr

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The Hour-Glass - painted by H. Le Jeune, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Hour-Glass - painted by H. Le Jeune, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Hour-Glass - painted by H. Le Jeune, 1850. Exhibition of the British Institution....two children are curiously watching the sand passing through an hour-glass - that homely measurer of time

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: A Westmoreland Trout-Stream - painted by H. Jutsum, 1850. Creator: Unknown

A Westmoreland Trout-Stream - painted by H. Jutsum, 1850. Creator: Unknown
A Westmoreland Trout-Stream - painted by H. Jutsum, 1850. Exhibition at the British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom, in London

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The Post-Office - painted by F. Goodall, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Post-Office - painted by F. Goodall, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Post-Office - painted by F. Goodall, 1850. Painting in the Exhibition of the British Institution, ...meant to indicate the arrival of an Indian Mail with the news of a dear-bought victory....It

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'A Practical Joke, 'in the British Institution (engraving)

"A Practical Joke, "in the British Institution (engraving)
1588273 " A Practical Joke, " in the British Institution (engraving) by Hayllar, Jessica (1858-1940); Private Collection; (add.info.: " A Practical Joke)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Exhibition of Paintings at the British Institution (engraving)

Exhibition of Paintings at the British Institution (engraving)
5230813 Exhibition of Paintings at the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Exhibition of Paintings at the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625415 Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Exhibition of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'History, 'Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"History, "Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625450 " History, " Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " History)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'Playfulness, 'a Statuette in the British Institution, by G Halse (engraving)

"Playfulness, "a Statuette in the British Institution, by G Halse (engraving)
1098593 " Playfulness, " a Statuette in the British Institution, by G Halse (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " Playfulness)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The British Institution (engraving)

The British Institution (engraving)
1617989 The British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The British Institution. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 10 March 1849)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The British Institution (engraving)

The British Institution (engraving)
1607107 The British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The British Institution. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 8 April 1848)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Olympaeum and Acropolis of Athens, from the Banks of the Ilissus

"The Olympaeum and Acropolis of Athens, from the Banks of the Ilissus
1588258 " The Olympaeum and Acropolis of Athens, from the Banks of the Ilissus, " exhibited at the British Institution (engraving) by Johnson

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Dead Rabbit, 'from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"The Dead Rabbit, "from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1587365 " The Dead Rabbit, " from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: " The Dead Rabbit)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Copying pictures at the British Institution (engraving)

Copying pictures at the British Institution (engraving)
604545 Copying pictures at the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Copying pictures at the British Institution, Pall Mall, London)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1612025 Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Sant, James (1820-1916); Private Collection; (add.info.: Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Little Scarecrow, 'from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"The Little Scarecrow, "from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1587343 " The Little Scarecrow, " from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Dicksee, Thomas-Francis (1819-95); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Last Drop, 'Statue in Marble, by W Calder Marshall, ARA

"The Last Drop, "Statue in Marble, by W Calder Marshall, ARA, at the Exhibition of the British Institution
1617957 " The Last Drop, " Statue in Marble, by W Calder Marshall, ARA, at the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by English School

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Eagles Throne, 'Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"The Eagles Throne, "Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625440 " The Eagles Throne, " Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Read, Samuel (1816-83); Private Collection; (add.info.: " The Eagles Throne)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'Xarifa, 'in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"Xarifa, "in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1588168 " Xarifa, " in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Wyburd, Francis John (1826-1909); Private Collection; (add.info.: " Xarifa)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Covey, 'from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"The Covey, "from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1587376 " The Covey, " from the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Wolf, Joseph (1820-99) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: " The Covey)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: British Institution, Pall Mall (coloured engraving)

British Institution, Pall Mall (coloured engraving)
610668 British Institution, Pall Mall (coloured engraving) by Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827); Private Collection; (add.info.: British Institution, Pall Mall)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'Mothers Joy, 'Sculpture, by A Munro, in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"Mothers Joy, "Sculpture, by A Munro, in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1612830 " Mothers Joy, " Sculpture, by A Munro, in the Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by English School

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Opening of the British Institution (engraving)

Opening of the British Institution (engraving)
1601980 Opening of the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Opening of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'The Hour but not the Man, 'in the Exhibition of the New British Institution (engraving)

"The Hour but not the Man, "in the Exhibition of the New British Institution (engraving)
1626071 " The Hour but not the Man, " in the Exhibition of the New British Institution (engraving) by English School

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: 'Saint Anthonys Day in Rome, 'Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

"Saint Anthonys Day in Rome, "Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625495 " Saint Anthonys Day in Rome, " Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Thomas, George Housman (1824-68); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The Moorland Stream, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

The Moorland Stream, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625424 The Moorland Stream, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Read, Samuel (1816-83); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Moorland Stream, Exhibition of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Senor Don Sancho Panza, Governor of Barataria, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

Senor Don Sancho Panza, Governor of Barataria, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1625464 Senor Don Sancho Panza, Governor of Barataria, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Gilbert, John (1817-97); Private Collection; (add.info.: Senor Don Sancho Panza)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1612037 Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Selous, Henry Courtney (1811-90); Private Collection; (add.info.: Fine Arts, Exhibition of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Opening of the British Institution (engraving)

Opening of the British Institution (engraving)
1608582 Opening of the British Institution (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Opening of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The British Institution (engraving)

The British Institution (engraving)
1607122 The British Institution (engraving) by Sant, James (1820-1916); Private Collection; (add.info.: The British Institution. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 15 April 1848)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)

Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving)
1601619 Exhibition of the British Institution (engraving) by Lance, George (1802-64); Private Collection; (add.info.: Exhibition of the British Institution)

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: The 'Voice of Brittain'rang out over Kings Dock, Swansea, yesterday

The "Voice of Brittain"rang out over Kings Dock, Swansea, yesterday
The " Voice of Brittain" rang out over Kings Dock, Swansea, yesterday, to welcome members to the city council and licensed trade in South Wales aboard Cabby

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Town Criers - Town Criers from all parts of the country were at Hastings today competing

Town Criers - Town Criers from all parts of the country were at Hastings today competing for the National Town Criers Championship. Photograph shows Mr. D.T

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Town Criers - National Town Criers Championships, Llandovery

Town Criers - National Town Criers Championships, Llandovery. John Thomas, Town Crier of Tenby, West Wales, in full song. 29th April 1995

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Town Criers - National Town Crier Championships, Llandovery

Town Criers - National Town Crier Championships, Llandovery. 8yr old Luke Micallef a Llandovery, junior town Crier competes with Town Crier for Tenby, West Wales John Thomas. 29th April 1995

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Town Criers - Oyez, Oyez, Newports first lady town crier for 200 yrs

Town Criers - Oyez, Oyez, Newports first lady town crier for 200 yrs. Self confessed extrovert Yvonne Williams, the first woman crier since the 1780s.15th March 1995

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: British Institution Pall Mall Thomas Rowlandson

British Institution Pall Mall Thomas Rowlandson
British Institution. Pall Mall. Circa 1808. The full name of the Institution was British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: View of the entrance to the British Institution, Pall Mall, Westminster, London, 1819

View of the entrance to the British Institution, Pall Mall, Westminster, London, 1819. The building formerly housed John Boydells Shakespeare Gallery

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Apuleia Search Apuleius unpublished plate Liber Studiorum

Apuleia Search Apuleius unpublished plate Liber Studiorum
Artokoloro

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Mothers Joy, Sculpture, by A. Munro, in the Exhibition of the British Institution

Mothers Joy, Sculpture, by A. Munro, in the Exhibition of the British Institution

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Source Size = 3907 x 4162

Source Size = 3907 x 4162
" omnibus Life in London" from a Picture by W.M. Egley, in the British Institution

Background imageBritish Institution Collection: Source Size = 2739 x 3366

Source Size = 2739 x 3366
" the home of the Mountaineer, " Painted by Frank Wyburd, in the Exhibition of the British Institution



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The British Institution: A Timeless Celebration of Art and Culture Step into the world of the British Institution, where history comes alive through vibrant exhibitions and playful statuettes. From Town Criers to renowned artists like Graeme Smith, this institution has become a symbol of artistic excellence. In the heart of Llandovery, witness the grandeur of the Town Crier Championships as they captivate audiences with their booming voices and traditional attire. This annual event showcases the rich heritage that is deeply ingrained in British culture. Immerse yourself in a practical joke at the British Institution, depicted in an enchanting engraving. It reminds us that even within esteemed establishments, there's room for lightheartedness and laughter. Marvel at masterpieces displayed during an Exhibition of Paintings at this prestigious institution. The carefully curated collection highlights both historical significance and contemporary creativity, offering visitors a glimpse into Britain's artistic evolution. Delve deeper into history with another captivating engraving titled "History" from an exhibition held at the British Institution. It serves as a reminder that art not only reflects society but also preserves its stories for generations to come. Discover "Playfulness, " a charming statuette by G Halse showcased within these hallowed walls. Its whimsical nature brings joy to all who behold it, reminding us that art can be both profound and delightful simultaneously. As you explore further, admire engravings capturing iconic moments within The British Institution itself – bustling crowds admiring exquisite artwork or copying pictures meticulously under its roof. These images encapsulate the dedication and passion shared by artists throughout time. One cannot forget breathtaking landscapes exhibited here too; such as "The Olympaeum and Acropolis of Athens. " This engraving transports viewers to distant lands while showcasing Britain's appreciation for global beauty. Finally, encounter "The Dead Rabbit" from yet another remarkable exhibition hosted by The British Institution.