The Amateur Casual

@Amateur_Casual

Blogging on All Things Victorian From Telegrams to Toilets, Gas to Ghosts, at 'The Victorianist' Also on Tumblr: http://amateurcasualvictorianist.tumblr.com/

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'Master Sorine' A child street artist taken from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl

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'Packing Chocolate' From my post about Victorian child workers, from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl

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'A Child Nurse' From my post about Victorian child workers, taken from 'The Strand' magazine: http://bit.ly/KGBefl

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Aspinall's Enamel advert from the year of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee.

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Queen Victoria, 1887, from 'The Victorianist' this week to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee: http://bit.ly/KzrDt3

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Queen Victoria, 1837, featured on 'The Victorianist' to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee: http://bit.ly/KzrDt3

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Victorian advert for toilet soaps. Advertising has featured heavily at 'The Victorianist' over the last few months

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The advert-covered Alhambra in 1899, from my blog on Victorian advertising this week: http://bit.ly/HkVtBR

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Cover of the Illustrated London news from 1896, with NOTHING BUT advertising on the front cover.

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Illustrated London news from 1852 - with no advertising on the cover

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Caricature of a London board man.

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Victorian advertising by the Aldgate pump in London - unknown date.

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The opening ceremony of the 1896 Olympics in the Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens.

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John Boland, Britain's first modern Olympic gold medalist, despite being in Athens only to visit a friend.

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Prizes being awarded at the 1896 Olympics. Winners received a silver medal, an olive branch & a diploma.

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Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympics.

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Photography pioneer David Octavius Hill with his daughter, Charlotte.

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'Edinburgh Ale' (1843) left to right are author and artist James Ballantyne, Dr. George Bell & David Octavius Hill

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The Forth Bridge in Scotland, under construction. As artistically beautiful as industry can get, I think.

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Victorian children, with their bizarrely-proportioned doll, would grow to be better people. http://bit.ly/A1zM1l

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