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R.W Paul's 'Theatrograph' - a projector that showed his films and brought him great success.
A still scene from R.W Paul's 1901 film 'The Haunted Curiosity Shop'
Muybridge's filmstrip of ''Child Bringing Bouquet to a Woman' which was shown on Edison's Kinetoscope.
Victorian film pioneer R.W Paul, who contributed so much to the British film industry in such a short space of time.
Birt Acres, a Victorian photography expert who shared his knowledge with R.W Paul to create England's first camera
'Tapping Petroleum Wells' from Illustrated London News, May 9th 1896
Don't forget to take your own cups and glasses on your commutes...
Cover of Harpers Bazar, 1885
This charming looking lady may seem comely enough, but what of the plight of the bird who supplied her feather?
Hat c. 1909 - 1912
Chapter Illustration for 'Taxidermy' by Urbino & Day, 1884
Late Victorian feather fans.
Carte de Visite, 1865.
1820 Fashion plate from La Belle Assemblee showing Court dress and ostrich plumes of Lady Worsley Holmes.
A cartoon from Punch, 1892, 'A Bird of Prey'
A fashion plate, c 1898 - 1900.
'Feather'd Fair in a Fright' Another fantastic picture accompanying Jayne's guest post at 'The Victorianist'
Mudie's Lending Library, featured picture for 'The Victorianist's' guest blog by Doug Brown http://bit.ly/o0inpd
Gladstone, who appeared on my blog today thanks to his stern, Victorian looks which complimented my post.
A familiar face in todays Daily Mail
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