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1850s - 1860s Collection

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Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Emma Darwin and son Leonard K970227

Emma Darwin and son Leonard K970227
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Photograph of Emma Darwin and son Leonard c1854

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Charles Darwin K970247

Charles Darwin K970247
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. A sepia toned portrait of Charles Darwin, c1859

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge BB89_03974

Clifton Suspension Bridge BB89_03974
CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, Bristol. The bridge under construction. Work began on the bridge in 1836 under the supervision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel but stopped due to lack of funds

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Malmesbury BB95_10457

Malmesbury BB95_10457
MARKET SQUARE, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. A rooftop view looking over Market Square, showing the market cross (c.1500) and the abbey ruins

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: George Darwin N990004

George Darwin N990004
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of George Darwin, aged 6 years, in 1851

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Henrietta Darwin K990862

Henrietta Darwin K990862
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Daguerreotype photograph of Henrietta Darwin. Although labelled as 1861 the photograph was taken in 1851 when Henrietta was in mourning for her sister Annie

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Thornydykes GRE03_01_053

Thornydykes GRE03_01_053
Thornydykes, Blackburn Road, Sharples, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Greater Manchester. The exterior of Thornydykes, located on land between Blackburn Road and Ivy Bank Road

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace interior DP004613

Crystal Palace interior DP004613
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. A circa 1859 view of the giant figures which dominated the tropical transept at the north end of the Crystal Palace

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Joseph Hooker K970228

Joseph Hooker K970228
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Photograph of Joseph Hooker 1868 by Julia Margaret CAMERON (1815-1879). Hooker was Director of Kew Gardens and a close friend and supporter of Charles Darwin

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Black Gate, Newcastle BB84_02876

Black Gate, Newcastle BB84_02876
BLACK GATE, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. The New Castle at Newcastle upon Tyne was founded by the Normans to command a crossing of the River Tyne

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge BB68_05597

Clifton Suspension Bridge BB68_05597
CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, Bristol. The bridge under construction, November 1863. Work began on the bridge in 1836 under the supervision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel but stopped due to lack of funds

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: St Pauls Cathedral viewed from Southwark Bridge RSL01_01_01

St Pauls Cathedral viewed from Southwark Bridge RSL01_01_01
View of St Pauls Cathedral from Southwark Bridge, London. Attributed to Alfred Rosling. c.1855. Albumen print

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Croquet on the lawn GRE03_01_052

Croquet on the lawn GRE03_01_052
The Raikes, Raikes Lane, Great Lever, Bolton, Greater Manchester. The exterior of The Raikes with two children playing croquet on the front lawn. Photographed between 1860 and 1874

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Moor Platt GRE03_01_054

Moor Platt GRE03_01_054
Moor Platt, Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton, Greater Manchester. A group of women and children playing croquet on the lawn in front of Moor Platt

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Buck Crag GRE03_01_050

Buck Crag GRE03_01_050
Buck Crag, Lindale, Upper Allithwaite, South Lakeland, Cumbria. The exterior of Buck Crag, photographed between 1860 and 1874

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Queen Victoria and her family N950006

Queen Victoria and her family N950006
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. Photograph from a Royal Family album. Queen Victoria and her family. Windsor. 1863. Photograph possibly taken at the time of the Prince of Wales marriage

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Queen Victoria and her family N950005

Queen Victoria and her family N950005
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. Photograph from a Royal Family album. Queen Victoria and her family. Windsor. 1863. Photograph possibly taken at the time of the Prince of Wales marriage

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace FF91_00334

Crystal Palace FF91_00334
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The interior of the vast nave of the Crystal Palace, which was over 100 feet high and about three quarters of a mile long

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Lichfield Cathedral MOX01 / 01 / 001

Lichfield Cathedral MOX01 / 01 / 001
Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire. The Cathedral reflected in Minster Pool. One of a series of colourised lantern slides dated 1869

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: The Fyfield Elm CC73_00468

The Fyfield Elm CC73_00468
FYFIELD, Oxfordshire. Looking towards the Elm tree immortalised in Matthew Arnolds poem The Scholar-Gypsy, first published in 1853, in the line To dance around the Fyfield elm in May

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace FF91_00333

Crystal Palace FF91_00333
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. These giant figures depicting the Egyptian pharaoh Rameses II, copied from the temple at Abu Simbel

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004634

Crystal Palace DP004634
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The Medieval Court, showing examples of Norman and Gothic architecture in the Garden Gallery of the Fine Art Courts. Photographed in 1859 by Philip Henry Delamotte

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004626

Crystal Palace DP004626
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The fountains playing in the courtyard of the Alhambra Court at the Crystal Palace are based on the Lion Fountain in the Court of the Lions in the Alhambra Palace

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004602

Crystal Palace DP004602
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The magnificent fountains on the Italian terraces of the Crystal Palace, which had 11, 788 jets and rose to a height of 200 feet (70 metres)

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Sussex Cottage DD67_00014

Sussex Cottage DD67_00014
ROBERTSBRIDGE COTTAGE, Salehurst, East Sussex. A half-timbered cottage in a poor state of repair. Photographed between 1857 and 1861

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Old Battersea Bridge, London BB82_13057

Old Battersea Bridge, London BB82_13057
OLD BATTERSEA BRIDGE, London. The timber bridge of 1771-2, photographed here from the tower of Chelsea Old Church, was built by John Philips under the direction of Henry Holland

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Old Smithy, Leigh BB94_07538

Old Smithy, Leigh BB94_07538
OLD SMITHY, Junction of Market Street and Bradshawgate, Leigh, Greater Manchester. This photograph was taken the day before the Old Smithy was demolished

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: The Guildhall, London BB91_17988

The Guildhall, London BB91_17988
THE GUILDHALL, City of London. The Guildhall has been the administrative headquarters of the City of London since at least the mid-12th century

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Chichester Cathedral, collapsed spire BB88_02179

Chichester Cathedral, collapsed spire BB88_02179
CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL, Chichester, West Sussex. Collapsed spire. Much of the present Chichester Cathedral dates from the 12th century

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Parade Ground, Tower of London 1868 BB83_04749

Parade Ground, Tower of London 1868 BB83_04749
TOWER OF LONDON, London. The garrison is drilled on the Parade Ground in front of the Waterloo Barracks. The Barracks were built in 1845, replacing the Grand Storehouse which burned down

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Trafalgar Square BB72_04780

Trafalgar Square BB72_04780
TRAFALGAR SQUARE, Westminster, London. A view looking east across Trafalgar Square with the fountains in the foreground and the equestrian statue of George IV

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Cannon Wharf, circa 1856 BB57_01541

Cannon Wharf, circa 1856 BB57_01541
CANNON WHARF, Westminster, London. This was a coal wharf off Cannon Row, downstream from Westminster Bridge. The whole area was swept away during the construction of the Victoria Embankment

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: The Great Eastern BB88_06275

The Great Eastern BB88_06275
BLACKWALL, London. Isambard Kingdom Brunels steamship the " Great Eastern " under construction in 1857. Robert Howlett

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Shakespeares Birthplace OP09979

Shakespeares Birthplace OP09979
SHAKESPEAREs BIRTHPLACE, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Shakespeares birthplace before the restoration work of 1857. Photograph attributed to Hugh Welch Diamond, c.1855

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: St Marys Church, Mistley BB60_01632

St Marys Church, Mistley BB60_01632
ST MARYs CHURCH, Mistley, Essex. This church was designed and built in 1776 by the famous architect Robert Adam, in the neo-classical style

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: St Marys Church, Mistley BB49_00295

St Marys Church, Mistley BB49_00295
ST MARYs CHURCH, Mistley, Essex. This church was designed and built in 1776 by the famous architect Robert Adam, in the neo-classical style

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught D880028a

Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught D880028a
OSBORNE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. The Ryde Album. Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught (1850-1942). The 3rd son of Queen Victoria, he had an illustrious career in the army

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Charles Darwin K970235

Charles Darwin K970235
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Albumen portrait photograph of Charles Darwin

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004632

Crystal Palace DP004632
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The entrance to the Medieval Vestibule, designed by Augustus Pugin (1812-1852), the renowned architect and writer who championed medieval craftsmanship

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004620

Crystal Palace DP004620
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The Egyptian Court, showing the portico from the Memnonium, Thebes; the statues represent the god Osiris. The temple was part of a large complex built by Rameses II

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004606

Crystal Palace DP004606
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. The interior of the vast nave of the Crystal Palace, viewed from the gallery above the Queens Screen at the south end

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Crystal Palace DP004603

Crystal Palace DP004603
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham, London. A view of the fountains from the terrace of the Crystal Palace. This photograph is believed to show the visit of 42

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Building Holborn Viaduct DD65_00005

Building Holborn Viaduct DD65_00005
HOLBORN VIADUCT, London.The construction of Holborn Viaduct, looking west. It connected Holborn Street with Newgate Street and was completed in 1869

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: 1863 fire fighting CC62_00070

1863 fire fighting CC62_00070
GRIMBLY HUGHES & COMPANY, Cornmarket Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Showing the remains of a shop destroyed by a second fire in 1863. A crowd has gathered

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: Tower of London BB85_02174_a

Tower of London BB85_02174_a
TOWER OF LONDON, London. A view of the western approach to the Tower, including the two gatehouses Middle Tower and Byward Tower, both built by Edward I in the late 13th century

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: 1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00015

1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00015
1862 EXHIBITION, Kensington, London. The 1862 Exhibition was the successor to the Great Exhibition of 1851. A temporary exhibition venue was built on Cromwell Road. Howarth-Loomes Collection

Background image1850s - 1860s Collection: 1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00012

1862 Exhibition, Kensington BB80_00012
1862 EXHIBITION, Kensington, London. The 1862 Exhibition was the successor to the Great Exhibition of 1851. A temporary exhibition venue was built on Cromwell Road



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