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Victorian illustration to download showing the ascent of a richly-decorated balloon from a large arena, watched by a huge crowd.

Victorian illustration to download showing the audience watching an opera in an ornate theatre/opera house.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of women workers in a cotton factory, 1843. Rows of looms powered by…

Victorian illustration to download showing a milking shed at a London dairy farm. Over 60 cows stand in stalls. Milkmaids…

Victorian illustration to download showing the interior of Committee Room No 2, House of Commons.

Victorian illustration to download showing an orphan boy begging a cottager family to take him into their home.

Victorian illustration to download showing a small temporary observatory perched on the cross on top of St Paul’s Cathedral.

Victorian illustration to download showing two soldiers of the Royal Engineers in an observatory high above the ground making observations…

Victorian illustration to download showing women and a boy tending power looms in the Jacquard weaving room in a textile…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in the milling room of a pottery factory, 1843. Ingredients for the clay used…

Victorian illustration to download showing men in the mast house of a shipyard constructing a mast for a sailing ship,…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in a tobacco warehouse full of hogsheads (barrels) of tobacco, 1841. Men take the…

Victorian illustration to download showing workers in a coach making factory, 1841. One man works on the wooden frame of…

Victorian illustration showing cooks hard at work in a large kitchen. They roll pastry, carve meat, and tend to meat…

Victorian illustration showing a newly-built workhouse dormitory, 1860s. There are two long rows of wooden bunks. The roof beams and…

Victorian illustration showing the men's day room at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum. Men are reading, chatting, smoking and playing board…

Victorian illustration showing stonemasons restoring the vaulted roof of a medieval chapel.

Victorian illustration showing the room in which the Scottish poet Robert Burns was born in Alloway, Ayrshire.

Victorian illustration showing a huge cast iron gasholder being built. Barges bring building materials to the site.

Victorian illustration showing an Irish peasant family in a state of abject poverty outside their tumble-down cabin.

Inauguration of new lifeboat at Sunderland, 1858

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of the west front of York Minster.

Victorian medieval-style picture to download showing a medieval castle under siege.

Victorian picture to download showing an atmospheric view of St Paul's Cathedral from the Old Shot Tower.

Victorian picture showing a maid being handed a message by a boots (messenger boy).