Customs and Traditions

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Beefeater (guard at the Tower of London) and a boy soldier…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two men duelling in a woodland clearing, one man shrinking back as…

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…