Victorian illustration showing the inauguration by the Prince Consort of the Albert Viaduct, Saltash in 1859. Crowds cheer as the Prince boards the Royal Train which will soon cross the…
Victorian illustration showing a soldier wheeling two wounded soldiers from the battlefield in a wheeled litter.
Victorian illustration showing an army medical cart of the 1860s. These two-wheeled carts carried hospital tents and cooking and medical equipment for 20 patients.
Victorian illustration showing Bray's Patent steam traction engine with a two-man crew. The engine's back wheels have adjustable teeth to make it effective in difficult terrain.
Victorian illustration of harvest time. Men using pitchforks load the sheaves on a horse-drawn wagon.
Victorian illustration of harvest time. Horse-drawn wagons bring hay and straw to the stack yard, and men unload it to build haystacks.
Victorian illustration showing a charcoal burners' camp in a wood. In front of a conical hut a woman washes clothes in a tub. In the background is a caravan.
Passengers, men, women and children, sit in the railway carriage of the Thames Subway.
A Scottish piper wearing kilt and plaid plays his bagpipes to welcome the laird and his wife back to their castle.