British Topography

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Victorian illustration to download showing a tramp at a stile approaching a village – the church spire rises in the…

Victorian illustration to download showing Cremorne Gardens, London pleasure gardens, by night. An orchestra plays in a brightly-lit pavilion above…

Victorian illustration showing the inauguration by the Prince Consort of the Albert Viaduct, Saltash in 1859. Crowds cheer as the…

View of a northern industrial town, Leeds. Smoke rises from the tall chimneys of mills and factories, and terrace housing…

A horse fair in Lincoln. The main street is busy with horse dealers and customers. Lincoln Cathedral rises in the…

Maypole dancers perform on the lawn at Cremorne Gardens, Chelsea, watched by a well-dressed crowd.

Passengers with luggage and baskets gather on the landing stage to board the New Holland paddle steamer ferry across the…

Huge blocks of ice 2 feet thick block the river Thames at London Bridge, February 1870.

Horse-drawn traffic and predestrians crowd Fleet Street, London in 1848.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a sailing barge and a reed cutter in the Norfolk Broads.

Victorian picture showing William the Conqueror's oak in Windsor Great Park, a huge hollow tree, with people gathering brushwood.

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of the mountains of Langdale Pikes, Cumbria.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a barge beside a quay on the River Aire in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Victorian illustration to download showing a birds-eye view of St Katharine Docks, London (opened 1828) and the river Thames.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of labourers dismantling Temple Bar, London, in 1878. They take the stones apart…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the kitchen at St James's Palace, London, in the Georgian period. Cooks…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the poet Milton's house in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, a country cottage…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Holburn Viaduct, London, just before it opened in 1869; this picture shows…

Striking and dramatic Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of rough seas at Tintagel Castle, Cornwall.

Victorian picture showing Prince Albert deer stalking near Braemar in the Highlands of Scotland.

Victorian picture showing the Victoria Tower, Palace of Westminster, London, at sunset.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the castle and the cathedral at Durham.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the ruins of the Roman baths in Bath, England (Aquae Sulis).

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a steam train crossing a railway bridge over Ludgate Hill, London, with…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the grand staircase inside Carlton House, London, which sweeps in double curves…