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Background imageControversial Collection: Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, c1867. Artist: Frederick Hollyer

Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, c1867. Artist: Frederick Hollyer
Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, c1867. Swinburne (1837-1909) was one of the most noted and at times shocking poets of the Victorian era

Background imageControversial Collection: Carlisle School - Tin Shop, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Carlisle School - Tin Shop, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Carlisle School - Tin Shop, between c1910 and c1915. Shows students at United States Indian School, Carlisle, PA.

Background imageControversial Collection: The Canon Gilles Joye, 1472. Creator: Hans Memling

The Canon Gilles Joye, 1472. Creator: Hans Memling
The Canon Gilles Joye, 1472. According to inscriptions on this painting's frame, Gilles Joye, a priest and composer, was 47 years old when Memling painted his portrait

Background imageControversial Collection: The Wiltshire Champion Coursing Meeting at Stonehenge, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Wiltshire Champion Coursing Meeting at Stonehenge, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Wiltshire Champion Coursing Meeting at Stonehenge, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. G. B. Goddard, representing '...the trysting-place for the coursers on one or two mornings during

Background imageControversial Collection: The Cours Nolivos, or Public Promenade of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865

The Cours Nolivos, or Public Promenade of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Cours Nolivos, or Public Promenade of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865. Engraving of a sketch showing '...the public promenade, named the Cours Nolivos

Background imageControversial Collection: The town of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The town of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The town of Basseterre, Guadaloupe, French West Indies, 1865. Engraving of a sketch showing '...the town or city of Basseterre as seen on approaching it by the main road from the north...The

Background imageControversial Collection: Departure of Lieutenant-General Sir Duncan Cameron from...New Zealand...farewell address, 1865

Departure of Lieutenant-General Sir Duncan Cameron from...New Zealand...farewell address, 1865. Creator: C. R
Departure of Lieutenant-General Sir Duncan Cameron from Auckland, New Zealand: presentation of a farewell address, 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. J. N. Crombie

Background imageControversial Collection: Admiral Sir Michael Seymour presenting the Victoria Cross, on Southsea Common..., 1865

Admiral Sir Michael Seymour presenting the Victoria Cross, on Southsea Common..., 1865. Creator: Unknown
Admiral Sir Michael Seymour presenting the Victoria Cross, on Southsea Common, to three of the Naval Brigade engaged at Simonosaki, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. F. L. Bedwell

Background imageControversial Collection: Finding the remains of the lost explorers Harding, Panter, and Goldwyer...North-West Australia

Finding the remains of the lost explorers Harding, Panter, and Goldwyer...North-West Australia, 1865 Creator: Unknown
Finding the remains of the lost explorers Harding, Panter, and Goldwyer, near Lagrange Bay, North-West Australia, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. D. Francisco. 'Mr

Background imageControversial Collection: Admiral King's visit to the King of Siam at Bangkok: procession...to the Palace, 1865

Admiral King's visit to the King of Siam at Bangkok: procession...to the Palace, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Admiral King's visit to the King of Siam at Bangkok: procession from the royal landing place to the Palace, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. R

Background imageControversial Collection: The Chinese Giant, Chang, with his wife and attendant dwarf, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Chinese Giant, Chang, with his wife and attendant dwarf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Chinese Giant, Chang, with his wife and attendant dwarf, 1865. Engraving from a photograph by the London Stereoscopic Company, of '...a young gentleman named Chang-Woo-Gow

Background imageControversial Collection: Surrender of the New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, to Brigadier-General Carey, 1865

Surrender of the New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, to Brigadier-General Carey, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Surrender of the New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, to Brigadier-General Carey, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Major Tupper. 'Thompson, with twenty-five followers, came galloping forward

Background imageControversial Collection: The New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, negotiating with Brigadier-General Carey, 1865

The New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, negotiating with Brigadier-General Carey, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The New Zealand Chief, William Thompson, negotiating with Brigadier-General Carey, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Major Tupper

Background imageControversial Collection: The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The new Oriental Bank and Share-Market, Bombay, 1865. 'The style of architecture is Italian; but, while the lower portion is wholly built of stone and rusticated

Background imageControversial Collection: The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: capture of the Rev. Mr. Volkner..., 1865

The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: capture of the Rev. Mr. Volkner..., 1865. Creator: Unknown
The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: capture of the Rev. Mr. Volkner on board the schooner Eclipse, at Levy's Wharf, Opotiki, 1865

Background imageControversial Collection: Inauguration of the Burke and Wills Monument at Melbourne, Australia, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Inauguration of the Burke and Wills Monument at Melbourne, Australia, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Inauguration of the Burke and Wills Monument at Melbourne, Australia, 1865. 'The monument which has been erected...to the memory of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, who, in June

Background imageControversial Collection: The late Earl Canning, 1862. Creator: Unknown

The late Earl Canning, 1862. Creator: Unknown
The late Earl Canning, 1862. Engraving from a photograph. Charles John Canning held the positions of Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests

Background imageControversial Collection: The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: scene of the murder of Rev

The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: scene of the murder of Rev. Volkner, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: scene of the murder of Rev. Volkner, 1865. 'The war of races which has been going on for two or three years past...does not seem likely to

Background imageControversial Collection: Casket presented to the Princess of Wales by the ladies of New South Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Casket presented to the Princess of Wales by the ladies of New South Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Casket presented to the Princess of Wales by the ladies of New South Wales, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Hetzen, published in the Sydney Morning Herald, of a '...beautiful casket

Background imageControversial Collection: Foot-Races at the annual festival of the Asylum for Idiots, Earlswood, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Foot-Races at the annual festival of the Asylum for Idiots, Earlswood, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Foot-Races at the annual festival of the Asylum for Idiots, Earlswood, 1864. 'The annual festival provided by a kind and judicious management for the inmates of the Earlswood Asylum

Background imageControversial Collection: The Last Days of the Confederate Government - the flight of the Confederates: Sudden Alarm

The Last Days of the Confederate Government - the flight of the Confederates: Sudden Alarm..., 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Last Days of the Confederate Government - the flight of the Confederates: Sudden Alarm and Stampede, 1865. '...from a sketch by our special artist...[showing] the scene presented by a sudden

Background imageControversial Collection: Scene at the Kilkenny Election, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Scene at the Kilkenny Election, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Scene at the Kilkenny Election, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. Edmund Fitzpatrick. 'The Irish elections...are usually made the occasion, in almost every town

Background imageControversial Collection: The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: savage dance...Pai Marire Fanatics, 1865

The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: savage dance...Pai Marire Fanatics, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The murder of a missionary by the Maoris in New Zealand: savage dance of the Pai Marire Fanatics, 1865. 'The war of races which has been going on for two or three years past in several provinces

Background imageControversial Collection: Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, [India], 1864. Engraving from a photograph by 'Messrs. Howard, Shepherd, and Bourne, of Calcutta, taken at Government House

Background imageControversial Collection: Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864

Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864. 'It seems that...some of our soldiers went into the river to bathe

Background imageControversial Collection: The Confederate cruiser Georgia, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Confederate cruiser Georgia, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Confederate cruiser Georgia, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Frank Wilson, of Birkenhead. '...the steamer Georgia

Background imageControversial Collection: The burial-ground at Lucknow, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The burial-ground at Lucknow, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The burial-ground at Lucknow, 1864. Engraving from a photograph. 'View of the Burial-ground in the Bailey Guard'. From "Illustrated London News", 1864.

Background imageControversial Collection: Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, [Lucknow, India], 1864. Engraving of a photograph, of '...the scene on Saturday, the 2nd of January

Background imageControversial Collection: Design for the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Design for the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Design for the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Stone cross '...to commemorate the sufferings and death of those English men, women, and children

Background imageControversial Collection: The Ambassadors from Madagascar, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Ambassadors from Madagascar, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Ambassadors from Madagascar, 1864. Engraving from carte-de-visite photographs by M. Chambay. 'Their Excellencies Rainandrianandraina and Rainiferingia

Background imageControversial Collection: The Taeping Rebellion in China: interior of the walls of Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Taeping Rebellion in China: interior of the walls of Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China: interior of the walls of Soo-Chow, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, '...illustrative of the capture of the Chinese town of Soo-Chow by the Imperialist troops

Background imageControversial Collection: Fancy-dress ball in aid of St. Ann's Dispensary, at St, George's Hall, Liverpool, 1864

Fancy-dress ball in aid of St. Ann's Dispensary, at St, George's Hall, Liverpool, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Fancy-dress ball in aid of St. Ann's Dispensary, at St, George's Hall, Liverpool, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr

Background imageControversial Collection: An old Dutch house at Cape Town, South Africa, 1864. Creator: G. F. A

An old Dutch house at Cape Town, South Africa, 1864. Creator: G. F. A
An old Dutch house at Cape Town, South Africa, 1864. 'The Dutch, who first colonised the "Land of the Hottentot" at the Cape of Good Hope

The Taeping Rebellion in China: outside of the stockade where the Wang was beheaded, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China: outside of the stockade where the Wang was beheaded, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, '...illustrative of the capture of the Chinese town of Soo-Chow by

Background imageControversial Collection: Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to...officers and men...who fell during

Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to...officers and men...who fell during the Indian...1864 Creator
Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to the officers and men of the 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment who fell during the Indian Mutiny, 1864

Background imageControversial Collection: The War in New Zealand: stronghold of the Maoris at Rangariri, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The War in New Zealand: stronghold of the Maoris at Rangariri, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in New Zealand: stronghold of the Maoris at Rangariri, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, of the scene of '...General Cameron's victory on the 20th of November...The British

Background imageControversial Collection: The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners...waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864

The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners...waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in New Zealand: Maori prisoners from Rangariri waiting to be placed on board H.M.S. Pioneer, 1864. View of '...the marching down of the prisoners, about 180 in number

Background imageControversial Collection: The War in New Zealand: Rangariri, from the Waikato, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The War in New Zealand: Rangariri, from the Waikato, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in New Zealand: Rangariri, from the Waikato [River], 1864. Scene of '...General Cameron's victory on the 20th of November...[The] new redoubt

Background imageControversial Collection: The Taeping Rebellion in China:...Soo-Chow, where the Wang was beheaded, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Taeping Rebellion in China:...Soo-Chow, where the Wang was beheaded, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China:...Soo-Chow, where the Wang was beheaded, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, '...illustrative of the capture of the Chinese town of Soo-Chow by the Imperialist

Background imageControversial Collection: The Taeping Rebellion in China: entrance to Ching-Wang's tent, Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Taeping Rebellion in China: entrance to Ching-Wang's tent, Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China: entrance to Ching-Wang's tent, Soo-Chow, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, '...illustrative of the capture of the Chinese town of Soo-Chow by the Imperialist

Background imageControversial Collection: The Taeping Rebellion in China: fortified bridge, Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Taeping Rebellion in China: fortified bridge, Soo-Chow, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China: fortified bridge, Soo-Chow, 1864. Engraving from a photograph, '...illustrative of the capture of the Chinese town of Soo-Chow by the Imperialist troops

Background imageControversial Collection: The Taeping Rebellion in China: troops of the Quinsan Garrison..., forming square, 1864

The Taeping Rebellion in China: troops of the Quinsan Garrison..., forming square, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Taeping Rebellion in China: troops of the Quinsan Garrison, under Major Gordon, forming square, 1864. Engraving from a photograph

Background imageControversial Collection: Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864

Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Dr. Eames of H.M.S

Background imageControversial Collection: W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
W.D. Stephens, between c1915 and 1917. Shows William Dennison Stephens (1859-1944), a U.S. Representative and Governor of California

Background imageControversial Collection: Sketches in British Columbia: Indian village, Douglas Lake, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Sketches in British Columbia: Indian village, Douglas Lake, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Sketches in British Columbia: Indian village, Douglas Lake, 1864. Village...inhabited by 200 or 300 people of the Quit-Squaws tribe, who, like all those to be met with on this route, are peaceable

Background imageControversial Collection: The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. The Rajah Randhir Singh, of Kapoorthalla, is one of the Princes of the Punjaub whom Sir John Lawrence

Background imageControversial Collection: Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. As a sequel to the Illustrations in our last Number of the visit of Sir John Lawrence, Governor-General of India

Background imageControversial Collection: Indians of Peru and Bolivia, South America, 1864. Creator: Joseph Austin Benwell

Indians of Peru and Bolivia, South America, 1864. Creator: Joseph Austin Benwell
Indians of Peru and Bolivia, South America, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. C. L. Rowsell of Valparaiso, of indigenous people belonging to...the half-civilised part of the native South



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