Customs and Traditions
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Children round Christmas tree
Victorian illustration showing children at a children's party grouped round a Christmas tree lit with candles. Parents and adults look…
Victorian illustration showing morris dancers performing in front of a village inn. The landlady brings out a jug of ale…
Irish custom: Chalk Sunday
Victorian illustration showing a traditional Irish custom, Chalk Sunday. Young women and boys tease bachelors by marking their clothes with…
Children make a snowman
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a group of children playing in the snow forming a large snowman…
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a family about to eat their Christmas pudding.
Stage coach at Christmas time
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a stagecoach in the snow at Christmas time dropping off a passenger.
Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the traditional harvest celebration: the last sheaves are brought home.
Opening of Parliament: trumpeters
Victorian illustration to download showing ceremonial trumpeters playing a fanfare at the state opening of Parliament. Behind them stand members…
Victorian picture showing a ducking stool with a young woman in 18th-century dress.