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Background imageLantern Collection: The Light of the World, c1851-1853. Artist: William Holman Hunt

The Light of the World, c1851-1853. Artist: William Holman Hunt
The Light of the World, c1851-1853. From the collection of Keble College, Oxford. A print from Art History and Literature Illustrations, by Jessie Noakes, Virtue and Co, (London, c1900-1920)

Background imageLantern Collection: Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-86, (1938). Artist: John Singer Sargent

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-86, (1938). Artist: John Singer Sargent
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-86. Painting held at the Tate Britain, London. From World-Famous Paintings edited by J. Greig Pirie [W. & G. Foyle, Ltd, London, 1938.]

Background imageLantern Collection: The Capture Of Guy Fawkes, 1605, (c1850)

The Capture Of Guy Fawkes, 1605, (c1850). Fawkes was an English conspirator who attempted to blow up the houses of Parliament on November 5th

Background imageLantern Collection: The Landing of Saint Patrick in Ireland, c1912, (1914). Artist: Edward Reginald Frampton

The Landing of Saint Patrick in Ireland, c1912, (1914). Artist: Edward Reginald Frampton
The Landing of Saint Patrick in Ireland, c1912. This painting depicts the imminent arrival of St. Patrick in Ireland in AD 430. After an original work by Edward Reginald Frampton (1870-1923)

Background imageLantern Collection: Wassailing apple trees with hot cider in Devonshire on twelfth eve, 1861

Wassailing apple trees with hot cider in Devonshire on twelfth eve, 1861. A print from The Illustrated London News, (12 January 1861)

Background imageLantern Collection: The Bellman of London, 1616

The Bellman of London, 1616. London night-watchman going on his rounds with bell, lantern and pike, with his dog at his heels

Background imageLantern Collection: Underground scene in a coal mine in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area of England, 1823

Underground scene in a coal mine in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne area of England, 1823. Miners hewing coal and carrying away in corves (baskets). From Scenes of British Wealth by the Rev Isaac Taylor

Background imageLantern Collection: A common council beast, returning from a turtle feast, c1775

A common council beast, returning from a turtle feast, c1775. A drunken common councilman is escorted home by two watchmen

Background imageLantern Collection: Soup-house for ice-cutters, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Soup-house for ice-cutters, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Soup-house for ice-cutters, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Dietz lantern boxes and lanterns next to soup-house

Background imageLantern Collection: Cambridge House, Piccadilly, the town residence of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Cambridge House, Piccadilly, the town residence of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Cambridge House, Piccadilly, the town residence of Lord Palmerston, 1865. Cambridge House, or rather, as Lord Palmerston, in dating his letters, preferred to style his town residence, 94, Piccadilly

Background imageLantern Collection: Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865

Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley...of the anxious group of men...handling

Background imageLantern Collection: Presidential electioneering in New York: torchlight procession of the M'Clellan party, 1864

Presidential electioneering in New York: torchlight procession of the M'Clellan party, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Presidential electioneering in New York: torchlight procession of the M'Clellan party, 1864. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. C. D

Background imageLantern Collection: The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864

The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in Schleswig: Austrian outpost near Lottorf - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. In the Engraving on our front page we see the interior of a public-house at Lottorf occupied by a

Background imageLantern Collection: 'The Light of Other Days' - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

"The Light of Other Days" - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
"The Light of Other Days" - from a painting by J. T. Lucas, 1864. Old Watchman, thou who watchest not, We smile on thy non-vigil now: Sleep on, nor dream, thou slumbrous sot

Background imageLantern Collection: A Visit to the Old Folk on Christmas Eve - drawn by Alfred Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

A Visit to the Old Folk on Christmas Eve - drawn by Alfred Hunt, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
A Visit to the Old Folk on Christmas Eve - drawn by Alfred Hunt, 1864. If one could take a peep into all the houses in England on Christmas Day, what scenes of domestic happiness would be witnessed

Background imageLantern Collection: A Pictorial: the Second Syllable, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

A Pictorial: the Second Syllable, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
A Pictorial: the Second Syllable, 1864. Christmas entertainment. From "Illustrated London News", 1864

Background imageLantern Collection: Bijin in front of a Maruandon, dressed in yukata. Creator: Eizan, Kikukawa (1787-1867)

Bijin in front of a Maruandon, dressed in yukata. Creator: Eizan, Kikukawa (1787-1867)
Bijin in front of a Maruandon, dressed in yukata. Private Collection

Background imageLantern Collection: Scenes in Japan: the night guard at Jeddo, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Scenes in Japan: the night guard at Jeddo, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Scenes in Japan: the night guard at Jeddo, 1864. Engraving from a photograph...by Signor Beato...of the Night Guard of the Tycoon's Palace at Jeddo, in their quaint military costume

Background imageLantern Collection: King Wenceslas, 10th century (c1900). Artist: Trelleek

King Wenceslas, 10th century (c1900). Artist: Trelleek
King Wenceslas, 10th century (c1900). Wenceslas (907-c935) the King of Bohemia and patron saint of the Czech Republic best known today from the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas

Background imageLantern Collection: Satomi Jirotaro Yoshinari Inspecting a Head Carried by a Dog, 1867. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Satomi Jirotaro Yoshinari Inspecting a Head Carried by a Dog, 1867. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Satomi Jirotaro Yoshinari Inspecting a Head Carried by a Dog, 1867. Series: Beauty and Valor in the Novel Suikoden

Background imageLantern Collection: Sangoku Taro Kneeling before Demon and Warrior, 1866. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Sangoku Taro Kneeling before Demon and Warrior, 1866. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Sangoku Taro Kneeling before Demon and Warrior, 1866. Series: Beauty and Valor in the Novel Suikoden

Background imageLantern Collection: Asaoka Watching a Mouse on a Screen, between c1875 and c1876. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Asaoka Watching a Mouse on a Screen, between c1875 and c1876. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Asaoka Watching a Mouse on a Screen, between c1875 and c1876. Series: A Mirror of Beauties of the Past and Present

Background imageLantern Collection: Illustration for the Works of J.P.C. Florian, 1796. Creator: Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki

Illustration for the Works of J.P.C. Florian, 1796. Creator: Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki
Illustration for the Works of J.P.C. Florian, 1796

Background imageLantern Collection: Benten Gardens, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Benten Gardens, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Benten Gardens, 1865

Background imageLantern Collection: Mt. Fuji at Dusk from Edo Bridge, 1879. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika

Mt. Fuji at Dusk from Edo Bridge, 1879. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Mt. Fuji at Dusk from Edo Bridge, 1879

Background imageLantern Collection: Signing of the Treaty between England and China at Tien-tsin on June 26, 1858, (1858)

Signing of the Treaty between England and China at Tien-tsin on June 26, 1858, (1858). Creator: Unknown
Signing of the Treaty between England and China at Tien-tsin on June 26, 1858, (1858). Hwa-Sha-Na; the Earl of Elgin, Kwei-Leang; Admiral [Sir Michael] Seymour...the ceremony of signing the treaty

Background imageLantern Collection: New Lighthouse on Bishop Rock, Scilly Islands, 1858. Creator: Unknown

New Lighthouse on Bishop Rock, Scilly Islands, 1858. Creator: Unknown
New Lighthouse on Bishop Rock, Scilly Islands, 1858. It is built upon the Bishop, one of the clusters of rocks on the west of the Scilly Islands...The rock is so narrow that it was necessary in one

Background imageLantern Collection: Tournament at Drottningholm's park in 1785. Creator: Elias Martin

Tournament at Drottningholm's park in 1785. Creator: Elias Martin
Tournament at Drottningholm's park in 1785

Background imageLantern Collection: Moonlit Rapids, 1847. Creator: Carl Gustaf Plagemann

Moonlit Rapids, 1847. Creator: Carl Gustaf Plagemann
Moonlit Rapids, 1847

Background imageLantern Collection: Heavy Snow at Toshogu Shrine in Ueno, 1879. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika

Heavy Snow at Toshogu Shrine in Ueno, 1879. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Heavy Snow at Toshogu Shrine in Ueno, 1879

Background imageLantern Collection: AI IMAGE - Illustration of Sweeney Todd, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Illustration of Sweeney Todd, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Illustration of Sweeney Todd, 2023. Notorious fictional villain, known as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, who murders his customers with a straight razor and gives their corpses to Mrs

Background imageLantern Collection: A Police Patrol Preventing a Rape in a Graveyard, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

A Police Patrol Preventing a Rape in a Graveyard, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
A Police Patrol Preventing a Rape in a Graveyard, 1875. Series: The Postal News, no. 466

Background imageLantern Collection: Night on the Sumida River, 1881. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika

Night on the Sumida River, 1881. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Night on the Sumida River, 1881

Background imageLantern Collection: A Baltimore Watchman, 19th century. Creator: Alfred Jacob Miller

A Baltimore Watchman, 19th century. Creator: Alfred Jacob Miller
A Baltimore Watchman, 19th century

Background imageLantern Collection: Fire in the Lamp Stand, 12th month, 1878 Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Fire in the Lamp Stand, 12th month, 1878 Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Fire in the Lamp Stand, 12th month, 1878. From Allusions to the Seven Planets

Background imageLantern Collection: Looking Capable: The Appearance of a Kyoto Waitress of the Meiji Era, 1888

Looking Capable: The Appearance of a Kyoto Waitress of the Meiji Era, 1888. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Looking Capable: The Appearance of a Kyoto Waitress of the Meiji Era, 1888. Series: Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners

Background imageLantern Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Charles Dickens performing a public reading, c1860s, (2023)

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Charles Dickens performing a public reading, c1860s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Charles Dickens performing a public reading, c1860s, (2023). British novelist and social critic Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Background imageLantern Collection: Illuminations at Calcutta in honour of the Prince of Wales...1876. Creator: Unknown

Illuminations at Calcutta in honour of the Prince of Wales...1876. Creator: Unknown
Illuminations at Calcutta in honour of the Prince of Wales, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876. The illuminations...afforded, from different points of view

Background imageLantern Collection: Revolving Lantern, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Revolving Lantern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Revolving Lantern, 1865

Background imageLantern Collection: Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan... between 1876 and 1882

Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan... between 1876 and 1882
Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan; Comic Pictures of Famous Places in Civilizing Tokyo; Twenty-four Accomplishments in Imperial Japan; Twenty-four Hours in

Background imageLantern Collection: Endo Musha Morito Approaching Kesa's Bedroom, Published in 1883. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Endo Musha Morito Approaching Kesa's Bedroom, Published in 1883. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Endo Musha Morito Approaching Kesa's Bedroom, Published in 1883. From Yoshitoshi's Warriors Trembling with Courage

Background imageLantern Collection: Taira no Tadamori and the Oil Thief, 1885. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Taira no Tadamori and the Oil Thief, 1885. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Taira no Tadamori and the Oil Thief, 1885. From Yoshitoshi's Warriors Trembling with Courage. Taira no Tadamori(1096-1153) found something lighting strangely in the dark at night

Background imageLantern Collection: 'To Christina: a Confession', 1860. Creator: Smyth. 'To Christina: a Confession', 1860

"To Christina: a Confession", 1860. Creator: Smyth. "To Christina: a Confession", 1860
"To Christina: a Confession", 1860. Its curved shining finger drew me towards it, and I heard its voice saying "Come!" It's the only way. Hasten! Save yourself!'

Background imageLantern Collection: Oda Harunaga and a Page with a Lantern, 1865. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Oda Harunaga and a Page with a Lantern, 1865. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Oda Harunaga and a Page with a Lantern, 1865. From 100 Ghost Tales from China and Japan

Background imageLantern Collection: Crossing the Tenryu River at Mitsuke, Published in 1865. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Crossing the Tenryu River at Mitsuke, Published in 1865. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Crossing the Tenryu River at Mitsuke, Published in 1865. From Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido

Background imageLantern Collection: 'The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz', 1860. Creator: Pearson. 'The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz'

"The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz", 1860. Creator: Pearson. "The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz"
"The Oreseeker; a Tale of the Hartz", 1860. Illustration from a "gift-book" by A. S. M. [Macmillan and Co.] The pictorial illustrations...are executed by L.C.H...in

Background imageLantern Collection: AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images

AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images
AI Image - AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023

Background imageLantern Collection: AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images

AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023. Creator: Heritage Images
AI Image - Illustration of a Dickensian Christmas street scene, 2023



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