Customs and Traditions

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Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of a Yule log being dragged towards a large country house, ready for…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Chrsitmas Eve party in a farmhouse kitchen.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a robin in falling snow with ivy and icicles.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the custom of wassailing apple trees on Twelfth Night, a widespread tradition…

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of a country fair in Tudor times.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Coronation Chair, which dates from the 13th century and stands in…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of people gathered round a bonfire on Guy Fawkes night.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of village celebrations on May Day. The squire leads a procession of young…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Irish men and women 'drowning the shamrock' (drinking and making merry) on…

Victorian picture showing Robin Hood and Little John in Sherwood Forest.

Charming Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a spray of Christmas holly.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Father Christmas (Santa Claus) standing on a roof pointing with dismay at…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of wedding guests throwing shoes at the carriage of a newly married couple,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a group of morris dancers wearing their traditional costumes taking part in…

Victorian picture showing a May celebration in Tudor times.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the interior of the House of Commons (British Houses of Parliament).

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a family putting the final touch to their Christmas tree: a toddler…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young couple standing in a street buying a spray of Christmas…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of women and children buying and selling hot cross buns, traditional fare at…

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of druids meeting in a wood.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of children singing Christmas carols in a church.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a May Day custom: girls in the Scottish highlands bathe their faces…

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 an 18th-century scene: men and women eat, drink, smoke and flirt outside a country inn.…

Victorian picture showing St George killing the dragon.