Victorian illustration showing a magic lantern show at a children's party. The magic lantern operator is projecting a comic slide of a sailor catching a Chinaman by his pigtail.
Victorian illustration showing children climbing poles and swinging on ropes and bars in an outdoor gymnasium; families look on.
Victorian illustration showing a fire disaster at a coal mine. Smoke rises from the colliery. Miners and miners' families gather, waiting for news.
Two destitute children, a boy and his little sister, beg for bread from the owner of a baker's shop.
Victorian illustration showing a grandson defeating his grandfather at a chess game.
Victorian illustration showing fiddler and his children begging in a busy street.
Two policemen find an abandoned baby on a quayside; in the background is the grief-stricken mother.
Well-dressed people attend a flower show; one woman smells the roses. The women's dresses have frills, flounces and bustles.
Gypsy family relax and cook beside their dome-shaped hut.