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Warship ready for launching
Victorian illustration to download showing dockyard workers readying a warship for launching. The ship is propped up by large timbers.
Engraving by Hogarth showing two apprentice silk weavers in a Spitalfields workshop, the first engraving in his ‘Industry and Idleness’…
Men chat in a pub
Victorian illustration to download showing two men smiling and chatting in a pub. The landlord draws some beer.
A boy goes to sea
Victorian illustration to download showing a fisherman’s family saying goodbye to their young boy as he goes off to sea…
Sailors’ assembly room
Victorian illustration to download showing sailors relaxing in their assembly room and being entertained by a man in fancy dress.
Scything the croquet lawn
Victorian illustration to download showing two gardeners mowing a croquet lawn with scythes. A family waits to play holding mallets…
Barrister in court
Victorian illustration to download showing a barrister reading from papers in court.