The Amateur Casual

@Amateur_Casual

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Tragic Victorian poet and novelist Amy Levy, who joined the "27 Club" in 1889 after taking her own life.

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Punch attacks the Fenian threat in its own, satirical way after the explosion at Clerkenwell.

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The explosion at Clerkenwell Prison.

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Royal Opera House, Valletta Malta, designed in 1862 by son of Charles Barry, Edward Middleton Barry.

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Valletta Royal Opera House in Malta, designed by E.M Barry, son of famous architect, Charles Barry in 1862.

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Ta'Pinu Church on Gozo island, Malta, location of a supposed miracle in 1883...

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Lambeth Workhouse in present day, where, in 1865, James Greenwood spent the night in a casual ward.

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Victoria Hall, location of a tragedy in 1883 in which 183 children were killed. http://bit.ly/pROuC7

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Front cover of illustrated paper, 'The Graphic' seven days after the Victoria Hall Disaster of 1883.

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Memorial to 183 dead children, killed in the crush at Victoria Hall, Sunderland in 1883.

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The inscription on the Victoria Hall Disaster Memorial statue, Sunderland.

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The building of the Statue of liberty. Note the framework protruding upwards where the arm was to be fixed.

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The Statue of Liberty in Paris, 1883, being built prior to being dismantled, shipped to America and rebuilt.

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Torch-bearing hand of the Statue of Liberty on a stereoscope from the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, 1876

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The man who designed the Statue of Liberty, Frederic Bartholdi

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As well as painting her more famous and successful peer, Ellen Terry, John Singer Sargent also painted Ada Rehan

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Ada Rehan and the cast of the production of 'A Night Off'

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Irish born American actress Ada Rehan in 1897.

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Actress Ada Rehan, who, despite being by all accounts an exceptional talent, never achieved success

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Richard 'Humanity Dick' Martin, MP and social reformer and co-founder of the RSPCA.

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