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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 picture of women workers in a cotton factory, 1843. Rows of looms powered by…

Victorian illustration to download showing a milking shed at a London dairy farm. Over 60 cows stand in stalls. Milkmaids…

Victorian illustration to download showing a variety act taking place in a theatre: the ‘Air Walker’ walks upside down on…

Victorian illustration to download showing the interior of Committee Room No 2, House of Commons.

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd and his sheepdog searching for his sheep in the snow.

Victorian illustration to download showing a young shepherd singing as he watches over his flock of sheep.

Victorian illustration to download showing men at work blowing and forming glass at a glass works.

Victorian illustration to download showing the bending bench used in steam-bending wood at a saw mill.

Victorian illustration to download showing miners at work in an alum mine.

Victorian illustration to download showing cotton cloth being washed at a calico printing works.

Victorian illustration showing a potter in a porcelain factory throwing vessels on his wheel, helped by two boys.

Victorian illustration to download showing a man and boys preparing teazles to raise the nap of woollen cloth.

Victorian illustration to download showing a worker in a porcelain factory fixing handles to jugs.

Victorian illustration to download showing men making a huge metal boiler for a steamship.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun battery at the siege of Sebastopol.

Victorian illustration to download showing the Officers’ Cemetery on Cathcart’s Hill, near Sebastopol, during the Crimean War.

Victorian illustration to download showing the archaeological excavation of a Bronze Age round barrow.

Victorian illustration to download showing a small temporary observatory perched on the cross on top of St Paul’s Cathedral.

Victorian illustration to download showing two soldiers of the Royal Engineers in an observatory high above the ground making observations…

Victorian illustration to download showing French troops within their fortification during the siege of Sebastopol in 1855.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun battery at the siege of Sebastopol in 1855 – this is No 2…

Victorian illustration to download showing the chef Soyer’s kitchen at the hospital in Scutari in 1855.

the battle of Citate on 5 January 1854.