Collection items

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  • A prospect of Dunmanus Bay

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View

    Lying between the Mizen peninsula to the south and Sheep’s Head to the north, Dunmanus Bay is a large and deep natural b...

  • A prospect of Kilmore Fort

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View

    Kilmore or Culmore Fort is located at the mouth of the River Foyle in Northern Ireland. A British frigate can be seen sa...

  • An illustration of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Manuscript, Illustration, Image

    This miniature of the first Sikh Maharaja of the Punjab at Lahore, Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839), known as the 'Lion...

  • Cabin at Drumcondra

    Print, Aquatint

    This aquatint view – attributed simply to an artist with the initial ‘B’ – depicts a run-down cabin in the village of Dr...

  • Drawing of Lant Street, Borough

    Print, Image

    This drawing represents Lant Street in Borough, south London. Although the illustration depicts a clean and orderly row ...

  • Engraving of Field Lane from 1847

    Print, Image

    An illustration from 1847 of Field Lane, London, an area stricken by dilapidated, overcrowded housing and extreme povert...

  • Glennan in the County of Monaghan

    Drawing, Pen and Ink and Watercolour

    This watercolour view of the village of Glennan, County Monaghan, in the province of Ulster was made in 1771 by an unkno...

  • John Ray's A Book of Fishes

    Book, Manuscript, Drawing, Illustration

    John Ray (1628-1705) was a naturalist, philosopher and theologian. Ray’s main innovation in the field of taxonomy was th...

  • On the Commons of Bray

    Print, Aquatint

    This aquatint view – attributed simply to an artist with the initial ‘B’ – depicts two dilapidated cabins situated on th...

  • Original watercolour of Wych Street, London, 1860

    Artwork, Image

    Although this watercolour painting depicts Wych Street, London, as a clean and respectable shopping street, contemporary...

  • Printed sketch of The Rookery in St Giles, 1817

    Print, Image

    St Giles, London, had a notorious reputation in the 19th century for its high levels of crime and poverty. This print de...