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Card, Illustration, Image Created date: c. 19th century
Sir Henry Cole devised the first Christmas card in 1843, but it wasn’t until the 1880s that festive cards were mass prod...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1877-1905
This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...
Playbill, Advertisement, Ephemera, Illustration, Image
This vividly coloured illustration shows French-American strongman Charles Samson snapping iron chains with a mere flex...
These month-themed illustrations show off the skills of the caricaturist George Cruikshank at their best: the scenes are...