Memorials of the Tower of London. The Execution of Anne Boleyn.
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At every stand for hackney-coaches in the metropolis, there is one or more persons termed watermen, whose occupation is to attend to the horses.
England 1813. These laborers are, in general, a hardy, robust class of men, and furnish the best soldiers in our armies.
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The Mower (1888) by Sir W. H. Thornycroft is apparently the first portrayal in British sculpture of a labourer in his working clothes.
Abbotsford, the well known mansion and estate of Sir Walter Scott, is beautifully situated on the banks of the Tweed, amidst the most enchanting scenery.
The ancient city of Canterbury is chiefly remarkable for its churches, especially for its magnificent Cathedral, which is eight centuries old.
Jack Rattenbury. The smugglers; picturesque chapters in the story of an ancient craft by Charles George Harper.
The view here given is taken from the south side of the Grass-Market. It exhibits that portion of the Castle which contained the Royal Apartments.
HASTINGS FISHERMAN. The fishermen are a bold, hardy class of men, and necessarily exposed to great fatigues and dangers in the winter months
The sword of James Graham given by Charles I.