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Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Covent Garden BB90_05427

Covent Garden BB90_05427
COVENT GARDEN, Westminster, London. This 19th-century view shows Covent Garden as a bustling fruit and vegetable market. A public house now occupies the gabled building with the balcony in the middle

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Civet Cat Exeter CTP02_01_04

Civet Cat Exeter CTP02_01_04
High Street, Exeter, Devon. A view of the Civet Cat at 228 High Street, from the south-west, photographed in the 1860s or 1870s

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Star and Garter Royal Hotel BB81_02856

Star and Garter Royal Hotel BB81_02856
Star And Garter Royal Hotel, Victoria Street, Wolverhampton, 1875-1885. A view showing a horse and carriage outside the Star and Garter Royal Hotel

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Hampton Court Bridge in 1875 CC73_00446

Hampton Court Bridge in 1875 CC73_00446
HAMPTON COURT BRIDGE, Richmond Upon Thames, London. Looking toward the third bridge over the Thames at the site, designed by E.T. Murray, built between 1864 and 1866

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Kenilworth Castle c. 1870 BB75_06911

Kenilworth Castle c. 1870 BB75_06911
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. Victorian visitors c. 1870. View looking North West towards Leicesters Building and the Keep

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: St Pancras Hotel DD59_00075

St Pancras Hotel DD59_00075
ST PANCRAS HOTEL (or Midland Grand Hotel), Camden, London. St Pancras Hotel was built to the Italianate Gothic designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1868-74

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518

Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518
LUDGATE CIRCUS, City of London. A busy street view of Ludgate Circus looking towards St Pauls Cathedral with horse-drawn buses in the foreground and a steam train on the bridge

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Old Trent Bridge WIL04_01_005

Old Trent Bridge WIL04_01_005
Old Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Men on the river bed by the old bridge, showing the River Trent nearly dried up. Photographed 1875-1877. Richard Allen and Son

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham BL01421_A

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham BL01421_A
CHAMBERLAIN SQUARE, Birmingham, West Midlands. This civic fountain was erected in 1880 by public subscription in gratitude for Joseph Chamberlains time as mayor (1873-6)

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Hampton Court Bridge, Molesey LSC03_01_086

Hampton Court Bridge, Molesey LSC03_01_086
Hampton Court Bridge seen from the south bank of the River Thames, with the Castle Hotel to the left, and rowing boats in the foreground. Date range: 1875-1895. Molesey, Esher, Surrey

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Little Stoke Ferry CC72_01022

Little Stoke Ferry CC72_01022
CHOLSEY, Oxfordshire. The low flat ferry boat awaits the corn wagons that used to cross the River Thames at this point. There is also a passenger ferry moored alongside to transport people between

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Putney Old Bridge CC41_00090

Putney Old Bridge CC41_00090
PUTNEY OLD BRIDGE, Putney, Greater London. Exterior view of the old timber bridge looking across river from Putney. This bridge, rebuilt in stone in 1884-6 was once a notorious place for duels

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Goddard House, Shellingford, Oxfordshire BB97_11879

Goddard House, Shellingford, Oxfordshire BB97_11879
Goddard House, Shellingford, Oxfordshire with the inhabitants standing outside in the vegetable garden. Photographed by Frederick Ault. Date range: 1860 - 1914. Part of the Henry Taunt collection

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London DD97_00102

Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London DD97_00102
CANNON STREET STATION, London. A view from the bank of the River Thames looking along the Cannon Street Railway Bridge from the south towards Cannon Street Station

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Palace of Westminster CC97_01069

Palace of Westminster CC97_01069
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER, London. A complete view of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben taken from Parliament Square with horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: The Tabard or Talbot Inn DD97_00055

The Tabard or Talbot Inn DD97_00055
Tabard Inn, Talbot Yard, Southwark, London. A view of the courtyard with a wagon in the foreground and a group of people. The Tabard was an established inn during the Middle Ages

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Euston Arch, London CC97_01007

Euston Arch, London CC97_01007
EUSTON ARCH, London. View of the arch at Euston Station with horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground. The arch was built by Philip Hardwick in 1837

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Smithfield Market CC97_00867

Smithfield Market CC97_00867
SMITHFIELD MARKET, London. A view of the corner of Smithfield Market. It was built between 1851 and 1866 by Horace Jones and was opened in 1868 as the London Central Meat Market

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Royal Naval College CC53_00158

Royal Naval College CC53_00158
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. A view of the Royal Naval College from the opposite bank of the Thames with a moored barge in the foreground

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503

Alhambra Leicester Square CC97_00503
Alhambra theatre, Leicester Square, Westminster, London 1870-'82. York & Son wet collodion glass plate negative. The Alhambra in Londons Leicester Square was the brainchild of the impresario

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Extending Liverpool Street Station BL12561_B

Extending Liverpool Street Station BL12561_B
GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY STATION EXTENSION, Liverpool Street, London. Interior showing the completed roof structure with two figures in shot

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: All Saints Church, Marlow CC73_00782

All Saints Church, Marlow CC73_00782
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Looking across the Thames with the bridge and All Saints Church beyond, taken from the Compleat Angler Hotel

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Blackpool OP00473

Blackpool OP00473
Blackpool Winter Gardens and Big Wheel. A view over the rooftops looking down on the Winter Gardens and the Big Wheel from Blackpool Tower

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Henry VIII horse armoury DD97_00337

Henry VIII horse armoury DD97_00337
TOWER OF LONDON, Stepney, London. An interior view of the Horse Armoury from the east. There has always been an armoury at the Tower but this collection dates from the reign of Henry VIII

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Old Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f01_14

Old Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f01_14
Old Putney Bridge, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. The view from Putney showing the old Putney Bridge crossing the River Thames with the Fulham tollhouse in the background

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Ship aground HT02694

Ship aground HT02694
A ship aground at low water in the harbour at Falmouth, Cornwall, 1878. It appears to be dismasted and is in a very poor state of repair. Probably in the process of being broken up

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Springfield Brewery BL03944

Springfield Brewery BL03944
Springfield Brewery, Cambridge Street, Wolverhampton. Exterior view of the south front of Springfield Brewery. The Springfield Brewery was built in 1873 for William Butler

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Springfield Brewery BL03953

Springfield Brewery BL03953
Springfield Brewery, Cambridge Street, Wolverhampton. General view of Springfield Brewery looking across the yard from the smithy. The Springfield Brewery was built in 1873 for William Butler

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Croquet on the lawn GRE03_01_052

Croquet on the lawn GRE03_01_052
The Raikes, Raikes Lane, Great Lever, Bolton, Greater Manchester. The exterior of The Raikes with two children playing croquet on the front lawn. Photographed between 1860 and 1874

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Thornydykes GRE03_01_053

Thornydykes GRE03_01_053
Thornydykes, Blackburn Road, Sharples, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Greater Manchester. The exterior of Thornydykes, located on land between Blackburn Road and Ivy Bank Road

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Romney Lock BB026184

Romney Lock BB026184
Romney Lock, Romney Lock Road, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire. Romney Lock on the River Thames seen from the north, looking upsteam, with another photographer at work in the shot

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: The Crescent BB87_04504

The Crescent BB87_04504
The Crescent, Crescent Road, Anglesey, Gosport, Hampshire. A view from the west of The Crescent, with people and horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: The Sociable OFH01_01_02_055

The Sociable OFH01_01_02_055
Portrait of a man and a woman sitting side by side on a double tricycle, around 1890. The tricycle shown here, known as the Sociable, was manufactured from 1877

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Putney Cycling Club OFH01_01_02_052

Putney Cycling Club OFH01_01_02_052
Portrait of eight men in club kit posed for the camera with their penny farthing bicycles, around 1890. The photograph may show members of the Putney Cycling Club

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Stepney housing PSM01_01_02

Stepney housing PSM01_01_02
East Mount Terrace, Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. Exterior view showing the houses of Eastmount Terrace, taken from the junction with Raven Row, 1870s

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20

Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20
Lee Road, Blackheath Park, Greenwich, Greater London. An elevator depositing debris into a cart drawn by a horse, during construction work on Lee Road

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Severn Railway Bridge JRU01_01_231

Severn Railway Bridge JRU01_01_231
Severn Bridge, Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The Severn Bridge, viewed from the South Wales Railway on the west bank of the River Severn

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Tissington Spires CTP02_01_34

Tissington Spires CTP02_01_34
TISSINGTON SPIRES, DOVEDALE, TISSINGTON AND LEA HALL, DERBYSHIRE DALES. Two anglers on the east bank of the River Dove, with Tissington Spires beyond. Photographed in the 1860s or 1870s

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Dove Dale CTP02_01_20

Dove Dale CTP02_01_20
Dove Dale, Ilam, Staffordshire Moorlands. A man standing on a wooden footbridge over the River Dove, with Thorpe Cloud beyond, at the southern entrance to Dove Dale. Photographed in the 1860s or 1870s

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Southampton Docks HT02598

Southampton Docks HT02598
Southampton Docks. The bow of the Elbe, a large rigged ship docked next to warehouses in the port, with a large steam ship visible in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1878

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Barlow Hall a42_01730

Barlow Hall a42_01730
BARLOW HALL, BARLOW HALL ROAD, CHORLTON CUM HARDY, MANCHESTER. An exterior view of Barlow Hall, seen from the south-west in the grounds, with a moat in the foreground

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Worcester Bridge CTP02_01_25

Worcester Bridge CTP02_01_25
Worcester Bridge, Worcester, Worcestershire. Worcester Bridge, with Christ and St Marys Cathedral beyond. Viewed from the north-west in the 1860s or 1870s

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Old Birmingham BB65_04648

Old Birmingham BB65_04648
A view from Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham looking into Queens Head Yard, the door to the Queens Head Tavern to the right. Glass plate negative photographed 1875

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518crop

Ludgate Circus, London CC97_01518crop
LUDGATE CIRCUS, City of London. A busy street view of Ludgate Circus with horse-drawn buses in the foreground and a steam train on the bridge

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Eaton Hall CC80_00432

Eaton Hall CC80_00432
Eaton Hall, Cheshire. The Dragon Fountain in the Italian Garden, with the south elevation of the house behind. Eaton Hall was built between 1870 and 1882

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre CC72_01229

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre CC72_01229
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. The exterior of the theatre, built in 1874-79 in red brick and stone with an overhanging timber gallery

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Horse and carriage BB88_04100

Horse and carriage BB88_04100
A carriage with a horse and coachman wait outside the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, London. This was a scene which only finally disappeared from London around 1920

Background imageThe 1870s Mouse Mat Collection: Samson And Hercules House OP27177

Samson And Hercules House OP27177
Samson And Hercules House, Tombland, Norwich, Norfolk. The front elevation of Samson and Hercules House, showing the building before alterations in 1890



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