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  • Tags: 1800s

franz liszt.jpg
A picture of Franz Liszt playing the Piano

Engraving or James McDermott and Grace Marks upon their trial at Toronto, Upper Canada, November 3RD AND 4TH, 1843. As they appeared at the Court House. Accused of Murdering Mr. Thos. Kinnear & Nancy Montgomery

The painting shows a young and beautiful woman in front of a mirror with two extinguished candle. She is looking at the viewer with her emotional eyes. She looks like she is still getting ready and there are two pillows and a sofa behind her. There…

On October 18, 1834, the old Palace of Westminister was accidentally set ablaze by the burning of a stockpile of tally sticks (wood) in a stove designed for coal. The fire happened to be rather fortuitous as the palace had been in dire need of…

This is a painting of 6 views of the Parc Monceau in Paris

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It gives a visual depiction of the different aspects of the mind, something that was still being understood during this time period. The theory was founded in late 18th century Germany by the physiologist Franz Joseph Gall and the physician Johann…

Portrait of a Boy.jpg
Forgotten portrait sketch of a well-to-do England boy by William Westall, showing the boy's unusually long hair

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Advertisement for 'Anatomical and physiological description of the Florentine Venus', 2nd ed. Various editions of this work were published between 1847 and 1854.Printed on title-page: catalogues, sixpence. First page of final leaf lists 12 'Means of…

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Robbers are being hung for the crimes in a public hall.

Fire in England (Phily).jpg
Joseph M.W. Turner was present in London for the burning of Parliament and certainly sought to make use of it. As the fire raged, Turner studied the blaze from two different vantage points (including from a boat) sketches the scene from multiple…
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