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Tragic Victorian poet and novelist Amy Levy, who joined the "27 Club" in 1889 after taking her own life.
Punch attacks the Fenian threat in its own, satirical way after the explosion at Clerkenwell.
The explosion at Clerkenwell Prison.
Royal Opera House, Valletta Malta, designed in 1862 by son of Charles Barry, Edward Middleton Barry.
Valletta Royal Opera House in Malta, designed by E.M Barry, son of famous architect, Charles Barry in 1862.
Ta'Pinu Church on Gozo island, Malta, location of a supposed miracle in 1883...
Lambeth Workhouse in present day, where, in 1865, James Greenwood spent the night in a casual ward.
Victoria Hall, location of a tragedy in 1883 in which 183 children were killed. http://bit.ly/pROuC7
Front cover of illustrated paper, 'The Graphic' seven days after the Victoria Hall Disaster of 1883.
Memorial to 183 dead children, killed in the crush at Victoria Hall, Sunderland in 1883.
The inscription on the Victoria Hall Disaster Memorial statue, Sunderland.
The building of the Statue of liberty. Note the framework protruding upwards where the arm was to be fixed.
The Statue of Liberty in Paris, 1883, being built prior to being dismantled, shipped to America and rebuilt.
Torch-bearing hand of the Statue of Liberty on a stereoscope from the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, 1876
The man who designed the Statue of Liberty, Frederic Bartholdi
As well as painting her more famous and successful peer, Ellen Terry, John Singer Sargent also painted Ada Rehan
Ada Rehan and the cast of the production of 'A Night Off'
Irish born American actress Ada Rehan in 1897.
Actress Ada Rehan, who, despite being by all accounts an exceptional talent, never achieved success
Richard 'Humanity Dick' Martin, MP and social reformer and co-founder of the RSPCA.
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