Streets, Shops and Markets

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Victorian illustration to download showing people outside a post office reading a newspaper and letters that they have just fetched.

Victorian illustration to download showing a street decorated for a royal visit in a way typical of the Victorian era:…

Victorian illustration to download showing a ‘translator’, a man who buys old shoes and mends them to make them wearable…

Victorian illustration to download showing old houses that have collapsed into a street, and are propped up by beams and…

Victorian illustration to download showing crowds in the street outside the offices of the Illustrated London News.

Victorian illustration to download showing a baker’s boy delivering hot cross buns for Good Friday to a family standing outside…

Victorian illustration to download showing an angry rioting crowd trying to attack a man in a horse-drawn cab and being…

Victorian illustration to download showing workmen paving a street with stone blocks using heavy rammers.

Victorian illustration to download showing a large number of pineapples for sale in a warehouse, with men and women inspecting…

Victorian illustration to download showing political candidates speaking to voters from the hustings (a large rostrum/platform) erected in front of…

Victorian illustration showing ragged children playing in the water from a burst fire hydrant.

A young boy shoeblack points out a portrait of his benefactor, Lord Shaftesbury, to a younger street urchin.

Two destitute children, a boy and his little sister, beg for bread from the owner of a baker's shop.

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

Victorian illustration showing fiddler and his children begging in a busy street.

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

Victorian picture showing the interior of a crowded market hall in the 18th century.

Victorian picture showing a souk (market) in Tunis, North Africa.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a carpenter, or turner, in his shop standing at his lathe talking…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the classical facade of Drury Lane Theatre, London, Sheridan's theatre, with a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a butcher in his shop with a customer, an old man.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of lion baiting. Watched by a large crowd in a street, the lion…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a street musician, a man playing bells, watched by children.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Tyburn Turnpike gate into London in about 1820, and travellers on…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of stalls and traders at an open-air city market, Fleet Market, London, c1750.