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1888 Collection

"1888: A Year of Art, History, and Progress" In the enchanting realm of art, 1888 witnessed the birth of masterpieces that continue to captivate our souls

Background image1888 Collection: Kept In. Oil on canvas by Edward Lamson Henry, 1888

Kept In. Oil on canvas by Edward Lamson Henry, 1888
HENRY: KEPT IN, 1888. Kept In. Oil on canvas by Edward Lamson Henry, 1888

Background image1888 Collection: Lady of Shalott 1888

Lady of Shalott 1888
The Lady of Shalott floating down the river

Background image1888 Collection: BURNE-JONES: ADAM & EVE. When Adam delved and Eve span

BURNE-JONES: ADAM & EVE. When Adam delved and Eve span. Pen-and-ink drawing by Edward Burne-Jones for William Morriss A Dream of John Ball, 1888

Background image1888 Collection: Old Bill kneeling in front of the Cenotaph in Whitehall

Old Bill kneeling in front of the Cenotaph in Whitehall
His Pals - Fragments Copyright. Old Bill kneeling in front of the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, 1St Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment (1888-1959)

Background image1888 Collection: H. M. Prison, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

H. M. Prison, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
A view of Peterhead Prison and the North Sea beyond, Aberdeenshire. The prison opened in 1888 and was Scotlands only convict prison

Background image1888 Collection: Jh Newman / Photo 1888

Jh Newman / Photo 1888
JOHN HENRY NEWMAN Catholic convert, as cardinal

Background image1888 Collection: Listowel Monorail

Listowel Monorail
The Lartigue monorail linking Listowel and Ballybunion is the worlds first commercially viable monorail, operating till 1924. It will be partly reconstructed in 2003

Background image1888 Collection: William Wallace - statue in Aberdeen

William Wallace - statue in Aberdeen
A statue of William Wallace (1270 - 1305) in Aberdeen, Scotland erected in 1888. A Scottish knight and landowner who is known for leading a resistance during the Wars of Scottish Independence

Background image1888 Collection: 1888 Matchgirl Strike

1888 Matchgirl Strike
Some of the 1400 strikers at the Bryant & May match factory, the first strike by unorganised workers to gain national publicity

Background image1888 Collection: West Brom Football Team

West Brom Football Team
WEST BROMWICH ALBION The team that beat Preston North End in the FA Cup Final at Kennington Oval, March 24th 1888, by 2-1

Background image1888 Collection: Les Pins rouges, 1888. Creator: Lacombe, Georges (1868-1916)

Les Pins rouges, 1888. Creator: Lacombe, Georges (1868-1916)
Les Pins rouges, 1888. Private Collection

Background image1888 Collection: The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)

The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
William Hogarth (1697-1764). British artist, engraver, illustrator and satirical painter. The Gate of Calais. Etching by Hogarth. Engraving. The Iberian Illustration, 1888. Colored

Background image1888 Collection: The Convalescent, 1888. Creator: Schjerfbeck, Helene (1862-1946)

The Convalescent, 1888. Creator: Schjerfbeck, Helene (1862-1946)
The Convalescent, 1888. Found in the Collection of Ateneum, Helsinki

Background image1888 Collection: Field with Flowers near Arles by Van Gogh

Field with Flowers near Arles by Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890). Dutch painter. Field with Flowers near Arles. 1888. Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam. Holland

Background image1888 Collection: Jc Ryle / Anon Photo 1888

Jc Ryle / Anon Photo 1888
JOHN CHARLES RYLE bishop of Liverpool Date: 1816 - 1900

Background image1888 Collection: Advert for Jays of London Mourning for families

Advert for Jays of London Mourning for families
An advertisement for mourning clothes for all the family from Jays London General Mourning Warehouse. Date: 1888

Background image1888 Collection: The carnival in the port of Spain, Trinidad

The carnival in the port of Spain, Trinidad, 1888. People cavort in fancy dress through the street, some playing banjos, others brandishing what looks like bladders on sticks

Background image1888 Collection: John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 A

John William Waterhouse (6 April 1849 A

Background image1888 Collection: VAN GOGH: NIGHT CAFE, 1888. Vincent Van Gogh: The Night Cafe. Oil on canvas, 1888

VAN GOGH: NIGHT CAFE, 1888. Vincent Van Gogh: The Night Cafe. Oil on canvas, 1888

Background image1888 Collection: A Selection of Bicycles, 1888

A Selection of Bicycles, 1888
Engraving of a selection of bicycles on display at the Stanley Show of 1888. In the centre is The Coventry Machinists Companys Coolie Cycle Cab built for the Sultan of Morocco and at bottom left

Background image1888 Collection: Prince Wales Feathers

Prince Wales Feathers
The Prince of Waless feathers, with the motto Ich Dien (I serve)

Background image1888 Collection: Well, if you Knows of a Bette ole, Go to It

Well, if you Knows of a Bette ole, Go to It
WELL, IF YOU KNOWS OF A BETTE OLE, GO TO IT !. Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, 1St Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment (1888-1959)

Background image1888 Collection: Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance

Ealing Fire Brigade with horse-drawn appliance
Firefighters of the Ealing Fire Brigade, West London, with a horse-drawn appliance, and a policeman standing alongside

Background image1888 Collection: Benz Motor Car of 1888

Benz Motor Car of 1888
The Benz Patent-Motorwagen Number 3 of 1888 - probably the first petrol car brought into England. A three-wheeled vehicle with a horizontal single cylinder motor

Background image1888 Collection: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn book cover

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn book cover
Front cover of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain featuring silhouettes. 1888

Background image1888 Collection: Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum, London
The impressive front of the Natural History Museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse - built and opened in 1888 - the Central Towers and Main Entrance

Background image1888 Collection: Oil well, 19th century

Oil well, 19th century
Oil well. Crude oil erupting from a wellhead in a 19th-century oil field. The wellhead is the structure used to contain and pump oil as it reaches the surface from deep underground, often, as here

Background image1888 Collection: Well, if you knows of a better ole, go to it

Well, if you knows of a better ole, go to it
Ttwo soldiers stuck in a trench, during a battle in World War One. This famous illustration for The Bystander was by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather (1888-1959)

Background image1888 Collection: Highgate, London, 1888

Highgate, London, 1888
Engraving showing a number of sketches of Highgate, in North London, 1888

Background image1888 Collection: LIVERPOOL - 1888

LIVERPOOL - 1888
Church Street Liverpool

Background image1888 Collection: Aston Villa F. C in 1894

Aston Villa F. C in 1894
Team photograph of Aston Villa in First Division champions in 1894. Formed in 1874 by members of the Villa Cross Wesleyan Chapel in Aston, Birmingham

Background image1888 Collection: RUSSIA / PERM / 1888

RUSSIA / PERM / 1888
The City of Perm

Background image1888 Collection: Gordon Setter (Shaw)

Gordon Setter (Shaw)
A Gordon setter in the field, with its classic black and tan colouring

Background image1888 Collection: Main Office Entrance, Port Sunlight

Main Office Entrance, Port Sunlight. Port Sunlight is a garden village which was founded in 1888 by Lever to house his soap factory workers

Background image1888 Collection: Warwickshire Cricket Club - 1888

Warwickshire Cricket Club - 1888
Sketches at the County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham - the home of Warwickshire CC. The main pavilion is shown in the centre

Background image1888 Collection: Wilde / The Selfish Giant

Wilde / The Selfish Giant
The little boy he had loved

Background image1888 Collection: 1888 Matchgirls / Besant

1888 Matchgirls / Besant
Annie Besant and the committee of the Matchgirls union, formed during the successful strike action against Bryant & May, in response to poor pay and working conditions

Background image1888 Collection: William H Lever

William H Lever
WILLIAM HESKETH LEVER 1ST VISCOUNT LEVER-HULME English soap manufacturer; built (1888-89) model industrial village of Port Sunlight

Background image1888 Collection: The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b / w photo)

The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b / w photo)
5998021 The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Forth Bridge, under construction, 1888)

Background image1888 Collection: PRIMITIVE METHODISTS, 1888. Primitive Methodists at Prayer. Wood engraving after William Holt

PRIMITIVE METHODISTS, 1888. Primitive Methodists at Prayer. Wood engraving after William Holt Yates Titcombs painting, c1888, of the Primitive Methodist congregation of Fore Street, St. Ives, England

Background image1888 Collection: Fire sprinklers, 19th century

Fire sprinklers, 19th century
Fire sprinklers. This system of sprinklers was designed to extinguish fires, and here has been installed in a theatre in 19th-century France

Background image1888 Collection: VAN GOGH: SOWER, 1888. Oil on canvas by Vincent Van Gogh

VAN GOGH: SOWER, 1888. Oil on canvas by Vincent Van Gogh

Background image1888 Collection: San Diegos most famous building

San Diegos most famous building, Hotel del Coronado dating from 1888, San Diego, California, United States of America (U.S.A.), North America

Background image1888 Collection: Mina Crandon

Mina Crandon
American physical medium, whose authenticity was much questioned but never conclusively disproved

Background image1888 Collection: Maggie Teyte / Theatre 07

Maggie Teyte / Theatre 07
MAGGIE TEYTE (Maggie Tate) English operatic soprano, seen here in the role of Glycere in Circe at the Opera Comique, Paris

Background image1888 Collection: Herbert Spencer / 1888 Pho

Herbert Spencer / 1888 Pho
HERBERT SPENCER sociologist & philosopher

Background image1888 Collection: Crofters of Lewis Riot

Crofters of Lewis Riot
The crofters of Lewis, in the Hebrides, riot against enclosures by landowners : the Riot Act is read at Aignish Farm, near Stornoway

Background image1888 Collection: Edward Lear (British, 1812 - 1888), View of Ceriana, 1870, pen and brown ink over

Edward Lear (British, 1812 - 1888), View of Ceriana, 1870, pen and brown ink over graphite



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"1888: A Year of Art, History, and Progress" In the enchanting realm of art, 1888 witnessed the birth of masterpieces that continue to captivate our souls. The hauntingly beautiful "Lady of Shalott, " painted by John William Waterhouse in this very year, transports us into a world where love and tragedy intertwine. Meanwhile, Old Bill's humble act of kneeling before the Cenotaph in Whitehall serves as a poignant reminder of sacrifice and remembrance for those who fought bravely for their nations. The brushstrokes of Edward Burne-Jones brought to life his vision of Adam and Eve in their idyllic garden. As they toiled together harmoniously - Adam delving while Eve spun - we are reminded of the eternal bond between man and woman. Jh Newman's photograph from 1888 freezes a moment in time, capturing both the essence and spirit of an era marked by intellectual curiosity and exploration. On a contrasting note, H. M. Prison in Peterhead stands as an imposing structure symbolizing society's struggle with justice and rehabilitation during this period. In Aberdeen, William Wallace's statue stands tall as a testament to Scotland's indomitable spirit; it reminds us that heroes live on through their deeds even centuries later. Venturing beyond landlocked towns brings us to Listowel Monorail – an innovative transportation system promising progress towards a future yet unseen. Georges Lacombe invites us into his vibrant world with "Les Pins rouges. " Painted amidst changing times, it captures nature's beauty intertwined with human existence – reminding us that life continues its dance regardless of external circumstances. Sports too found its place within history when West Brom Football Team took center stage on fields across England – uniting communities through shared passion for the beautiful game. Van Gogh’s masterpiece "Field with Flowers near Arles" immortalizes nature’s splendor through vivid brushstrokes, offering solace and inspiration to all who gaze upon it.