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Victorian illustration to download showing a carpet weaver at work at his large, complex loom.

Victorian illustration to download showing a fashionable woman giving a boy street sweeper some money, watched by two women and…

Victorian illustration to download showing the test firing of a 35-ton gun at Woolwich in 1871. The gun was nicknamed…

Victorian illustration to download showing the ceremonial presentation of new colours (flags) to a Scottish regiment. Kilted soldiers hold the…

Victorian illustration to download showing newsboys running from a newspaper office with bundles of newspapers, keen to sell them.

Victorian illustration to download showing a fish auction in a market hall. The auctioneer stands on a platform, and the…

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of blind basket makers in their workshop.

Victorian illustration to download showing a school board officer, accompanied by a policeman, finding children so as to compel them…

Victorian illustration to download showing a large hospital ward. Patients sit or lie in their beds and nurses tend to…

Victorian illustration to download showing a barrister reading from papers in court.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gipsy family on the eve of Derby Day. The mother and children gather round…

Victorian illustration to download showing a gipsy family on the eve of Derby Day. The mother and children gather round…

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of Chelsea Pensioners in their dormitory at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, gathering round…

Victorian illustration to download showing washerwomen in Paris washing laundry on a quay by the river Seine.

Victorian illustration to download showing a troop of artillery soldiers on an army exercise. Horses draw a large cannon.

Victorian illustration to download showing an army artillery bugler sounding ‘boots and saddles’, the call for men to get themselves…

Victorian illustration to download showing a poor family, including children, making matchboxes in their shabby home.

Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of a judge wearing his wig and robes.

Victorian illustration to download showing a Viennese beer cellar. Barmen and barmaids serve beer from a circular bar, where huge…

Victorian illustration to download showing a contingent of Rifle Volunteers drilling before embarkation to the Crimea.

Victorian illustration to download showing the Crystal Palace being built (1851). Cart horses (heavy horses) raise the roof trusses.

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

Victorian illustration to download showing a group of smugglers taking a rest and eating and drinking on their way back…

Victorian illustration to download showing navvies constructing a drain in fenland country.

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