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Background imagePetter Collection: Folly Ditch, Jacobs Island, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Folly Ditch, Jacobs Island, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Folly Ditch, Jacobs Island, (c1878). Jacobs Island, a notorious slum on the south bank of the River Thames in Bermondsey, London, was made famous in Charles Dickenss novel Oliver Twist

Background imagePetter Collection: The Horns Tavern, Kennington, in 1820, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

The Horns Tavern, Kennington, in 1820, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
The Horns Tavern, Kennington, in 1820, (c1878). The Horns tavern in Kennington, south London, acted as a meeting place, lecture hall and exhibition space

Background imagePetter Collection: Edinburgh from Calton Hill, c1870

Edinburgh from Calton Hill, c1870. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. I". [Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, c1870]

Background imagePetter Collection: Lochiels Charge at Killycrankie, 27 July 1689, (c1880)

Lochiels Charge at Killycrankie, 27 July 1689, (c1880). The Battle of Killiecrankie was fought between Highland Scottish clans supporting King James II and VII

Background imagePetter Collection: The Great Hall, Dulwich College, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

The Great Hall, Dulwich College, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
The Great Hall, Dulwich College, (c1878). View of the boys public school in south-east London which was founded in 1619 by Edward Alleyn, an Elizabethan actor

Background imagePetter Collection: The Battle of Stirling Bridge, 11 September 1297, (c1880)

The Battle of Stirling Bridge, 11 September 1297, (c1880). The Battle of Stirling Bridge was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence

Background imagePetter Collection: The Giants Causeway, c1870

The Giants Causeway, c1870. Interlocking volcanic basalt columns at UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Giants Causeway, in County Antrim on the north coast of Northern Ireland

Background imagePetter Collection: Views on the River Lea, c1876. Creator: Unknown

Views on the River Lea, c1876. Creator: Unknown
Views on the River Lea, c1876. Ferry House, Tottenham Church, weir, cottage and Tottenham Lock on the River Lea, East London

Background imagePetter Collection: Lauderdale House, in 1820, (c1876). Creator: Unknown

Lauderdale House, in 1820, (c1876). Creator: Unknown
Lauderdale House, in 1820, (c1876). Lauderdale House in Waterlow Park, Highgate, originally built for Richard Martin (Lord Mayor of London) in 1582, converted to neoclassical style in 1760

Background imagePetter Collection: Trial Trip on the Underground Railway, 1863, (c1876). Creator: Unknown

Trial Trip on the Underground Railway, 1863, (c1876). Creator: Unknown
Trial Trip on the Underground Railway, 1863, (c1876). Work on the worlds first underground railway started in 1860, by the Metropolitan Railway under chief engineer John Fowler

Background imagePetter Collection: The Chelsea Bun-House, 1810, (c1876). Creator: Unknown

The Chelsea Bun-House, 1810, (c1876). Creator: Unknown
The Chelsea Bun-House, 1810, (c1876). The Chelsea Bun House sold Chelsea buns and hot cross buns at Easter, with patronage of Kings George II, George III and their families

Background imagePetter Collection: Eddystone Lighthouse, c1870

Eddystone Lighthouse, c1870. Smeatons lighthouse at Eddystone Rocks on the English Channel remained in use until 1877 when erosion of the rocks under the lighthouse caused it to shake whenever large

Background imagePetter Collection: Kennington, from the Green, 1780, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Kennington, from the Green, 1780, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Kennington, from the Green, 1780, (c1878). Dray-horse and cart with beer barrels outside a tavern in the village of Kennington, (now part of south London)

Background imagePetter Collection: An Old Coachmakers Shop in Long Acre, (1881). Creator: Unknown

An Old Coachmakers Shop in Long Acre, (1881). Creator: Unknown
An Old Coachmakers Shop in Long Acre, (1881). Premises of Hatchett & Co, coachbuilders at Covent Garden in London. John Hatchetts company (c1750-1870)

Background imagePetter Collection: The Baptistery, Canterbury Cathedral, c1870

The Baptistery, Canterbury Cathedral, c1870. One of the oldest Christian structures in England rebuilt in Gothic style following a fire in 1174, Canterbury Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Background imagePetter Collection: Berwick Bridge, c1870

Berwick Bridge, c1870. Berwick Bridge on the River Tweed in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England is Grade I listed and was built between 1611 and 1624

Background imagePetter Collection: Temple Lock, Near Marlow, c1870

Temple Lock, Near Marlow, c1870. Lock and weir on the Buckinghamshire bank of the River Thames built by Thames Navigation Commissioners in 1773

Background imagePetter Collection: Hawthornden, c1870

Hawthornden, c1870. Hawthornden Castle on the River North Esk in Midlothian, Scotland, a 15th-century ruin, with a 17th-century house. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol

Background imagePetter Collection: Map of Hornsey and Neighbourhood in 1819, (c1876). Creator: Unknown

Map of Hornsey and Neighbourhood in 1819, (c1876). Creator: Unknown
Map of Hornsey and Neighbourhood in 1819, (c1876).. The village grew dramatically after c1860. From " Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places

Background imagePetter Collection: Bowling-Green House, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Bowling-Green House, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Bowling-Green House, (c1878). The house at Putney Heath occupied by the heaven-born minister, William Pitt, and in which he died, was called at that time Bowling-Green House

Background imagePetter Collection: Old Sign of the Dog and Duck. (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Old Sign of the Dog and Duck. (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Old Sign of the Dog and Duck. (c1878). The Dog and Duck tavern stood on the site of what later became the Bethlem Royal Hospital in Southwark, south London

Background imagePetter Collection: Bethlehem Hospital, (c1878). Creator: Unknown

Bethlehem Hospital, (c1878). Creator: Unknown
Bethlehem Hospital, (c1878). View of the Bethlem Royal Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in London dating back to the 13th century

Background imagePetter Collection: Mr. Davies Shop, Russell Street, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Mr. Davies Shop, Russell Street, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Mr. Davies Shop, Russell Street, (1881). The bookshop of bookseller and author Thomas Davies (c1713-1785) at Russell Street in Covent Garden, London

Background imagePetter Collection: Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Turners House in Maiden Lane, (1881). The birthplace of painter JMW Turner (1775-1851) in Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London. Turner was born above his fathers barber shop at number 21

Background imagePetter Collection: Dr. Busby, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Dr. Busby, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Dr. Busby, (1881). English Anglican priest Rev Dr Richard Busby (1606-1695) was head master of Westminster School for over fifty-five years

Background imagePetter Collection: St. Martins Lane, 1820, (1881). Creator: Unknown

St. Martins Lane, 1820, (1881). Creator: Unknown
St. Martins Lane, 1820, (1881). Street scene in St Martins Lane in Westminster, London, with the church of St Martin in the Fields

Background imagePetter Collection: A Sedan Chair, (1881). Creator: Unknown

A Sedan Chair, (1881). Creator: Unknown
A Sedan Chair, (1881). Sedan chair carried between horizontal poles by two porters. This form of transport was gernerally only used by the wealthy or powerful

Background imagePetter Collection: The Embankment, from Charing Cross Bridge, (1881). Creator: Unknown

The Embankment, from Charing Cross Bridge, (1881). Creator: Unknown
The Embankment, from Charing Cross Bridge, (1881). The Embankment Gardens in London were created in 1874, on the reclaimed land on the inward side of the Victoria Embankment next to the River Thames

Background imagePetter Collection: The London School Board Offices, (1881). Creator: Unknown

The London School Board Offices, (1881). Creator: Unknown
The London School Board Offices, (1881). Office of the London School Board on the Victoria Embankment. School boards were created in 1870

Background imagePetter Collection: Old Whitehall Stairs, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Old Whitehall Stairs, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Old Whitehall Stairs, (1881). Steps down to the River Thames from the Palace of Whitehall. From Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places

Background imagePetter Collection: Macklins House, Tavistock Row, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Macklins House, Tavistock Row, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Macklins House, Tavistock Row, (1881). The house of actor Charles Macklin (1690-1797) at Tavistock Row, Covent Garden, London

Background imagePetter Collection: Interior of Covent Garden Theatre in 1804, (1881). Creator: Unknown

Interior of Covent Garden Theatre in 1804, (1881). Creator: Unknown
Interior of Covent Garden Theatre in 1804, (1881). A performance on the stage at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, London

Background imagePetter Collection: In Shrinkle Bay, South Wales, c1870

In Shrinkle Bay, South Wales, c1870. Sea cliffs at Shrinkle Bay in Pembrokeshire, Wales. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II". [Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, c1870]

Background imagePetter Collection: The Wye, from Chepstow Castle, c1870

The Wye, from Chepstow Castle, c1870. Post-Roman stone fortification on the River Wye, construction began in 1067 under the Norman Lord William FitzOsbern, by the 1700s it had fallen into disrepair

Background imagePetter Collection: The Torrent Walk, Dolgelly, c1870

The Torrent Walk, Dolgelly, c1870. Torrent Walk in Dolgellau follows the river Clywedog through its striking gorge. Originally

Background imagePetter Collection: On the Lynn, c1870

On the Lynn, c1870. The East Lyn river rises in Exmoor, Somerset and flows through the East Lyn Valley in Devon, the West Lyn joins the East Lyn at Lynmouth in Devon

Background imagePetter Collection: Chepstow Castle, c1870

Chepstow Castle, c1870. Post-Roman stone fortification on the River Wye, construction began in 1067 under the Norman Lord William FitzOsbern, by the 1700s it had fallen into disrepair

Background imagePetter Collection: Fingals Cave, Staffa, c1870

Fingals Cave, Staffa, c1870. Basalt sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa in Scotland, known by a poem by James Macpherson. In Irish mythology, Fingal is known as Fionn mac Cumhaill

Background imagePetter Collection: Christ Church, from Merton Meadows, c1870

Christ Church, from Merton Meadows, c1870. Spire of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin from Merton Field in Christ Church Meadow, Oxford, England

Background imagePetter Collection: The Hall of Oriel, c1870

The Hall of Oriel, c1870. Oriel College, Oxford has original medieval foundations set by Adam de Brome, under patronage of Edward II. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol

Background imagePetter Collection: The Linn of Dee, c1870

The Linn of Dee, c1870. Linn of Dee on the river Dee, a natural rock gorge, favoured by Queen Victoria who in 1857 opened a bridge to span the river at this point

Background imagePetter Collection: Glen Tilt, c1870

Glen Tilt, c1870. Marble of good quality is occasionally quarried in Glen Tilt, a valley in Perthshire, Scotland. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II"

Background imagePetter Collection: Rocks at Ilfracombe, c1870

Rocks at Ilfracombe, c1870. Ilfracombe on the North Devon coast is a small harbour surrounded by cliffs. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II"

Background imagePetter Collection: Ulleswater, c1870

Ulleswater, c1870. Second largest lake in the English Lake District and a popular tourist destination. Some say its name comes from the Nordic chief Ulf who ruled over the area

Background imagePetter Collection: Craig-Dhu: From Above Kinguissie, c1870

Craig-Dhu: From Above Kinguissie, c1870. Creag Dhubh mountain in the Cairngorm National Parknear Kingussie. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II"

Background imagePetter Collection: Stonebyres Falls, on the Clyde, near Lanark, c1870

Stonebyres Falls, on the Clyde, near Lanark, c1870. Stonebyres Falls on the River Clyde in Scotland. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II"

Background imagePetter Collection: Ben Lomond and Inveruglas Isle, c1870

Ben Lomond and Inveruglas Isle, c1870. Ruins of a castle on Inveruglas Isle, a small uninhabited island within Loch Lomond, once home to the chiefs of the Clan MacFarlane

Background imagePetter Collection: Langdale Pikes, c1870

Langdale Pikes, c1870. Langdale Pikes are a known feature of Great Langdale valley in the Cumbrian Lake District. From " Picturesque Europe - The British Isles, Vol. II"



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