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Victorian illustration to download showing a large type revolving machine printing a newspaper. A central cylinder is connected to rollers,…

Victorian illustration to download showing Members of Parliament filing through Westminster Hall to enter the House of Commons.

Victorian illustration to download showing soldiers raising a 25-ton gun into position on top of a gun battery using sheers…

Victorian illustration to download showing soldiers taking part in a military exercise. In a mock siege, they cross the ditch…

Victorian illustration to download showing stonemasons at work during the re-building of the Houses of Parliament, 1848. They carve roof…

Victorian illustration to download showing a young boy making a shadow picture on a wall to entertain a younger boy.

Victorian illustration to download showing Victoria Railway Bridge, London, being built in 1860. Labourers work on the masonry piers and…

Victorian illustration to download showing the Filey lifeboat in rough seas and under a stormy sky going to the rescue…

Victorian illustration to download showing a large crowd watching a zoo keeper feeding a lion – all that can be…

Victorian illustration to download showing a pile driver powered by atmospheric pressure during the construction of a coffer dam in…

Victorian illustration to download showing men working in a cornflour factory, refining the cornflour.

Victorian illustration to download showing the light and airy ward and neat surgery of a Royal Navy hospital ship, 1860.

Victorian illustration to download showing a postman calling at the door; he touches his cap to the mistress of the…

Victorian illustration to download showing boys working a large bread-making machine and baking the bread.

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’…

Victorian illustration to download showing two men smiling and chatting in a pub. The landlord draws some beer.

Victorian illustration to download showing a fisherman’s family saying goodbye to their young boy as he goes off to sea…

Victorian illustration to download showing a London watchman carrying his stave and lantern. His job was to keep the peace…

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 sailors relaxing in their assembly room and being entertained by a man in fancy dress.

Victorian illustration to download showing two gardeners mowing a croquet lawn with scythes. A family waits to play holding mallets…

Victorian illustration to download showing the attack on a police van in Manchester by Irish nationalists in order to free…

Victorian illustration to download showing the interior of a portable police hut in Ireland. Policemen lounge in a hammock and…

Victorian illustration to download showing a French soldier on the battlefield comforting his dying friend.