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  • Charles Booth's London Poverty Map

    Map, Image

    Charles Booth, a shipowner, sought to refute socialist allegations that a quarter of London’s population lived in povert...

  • Illustrations from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes


    These illustrations by Sydney Paget are from Arthur Conan Doyle's The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Doyle came to feel t...

  • Photographs of Oscar Wilde, 1877-1905

    Photograph, Image

    This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...

  • The Great War in England

    Book, Illustration, Image

    William Le Queux published The Great War in England in 1897; the novel imagines a war in which troops from Russia and F...

  • The Yellow Book

    Periodical, Illustration, Image

    The Yellow Book was a fashionable magazine which ran from 1894–97, taking its name from the notorious covering into whic...