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III.-THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

The Museum Ten Years ago

Saurian Animals

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Sir Hans Sloane's Bequest

34 The Sculpture Collection in the British Museum

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Purchase of Montague House

The Xanthian Marbles

George the Second's Donation to the Library of the The Grand Central Saloon

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Museum

34 The Townley Collection

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Accessions to the Museum Library in the Reign of Clytie rising from a Sunflower

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George III.

34 The Phigaleian Saloon

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Additions to Natural History Collection

34 | Transfer of the Sculptures from the Pantheon to the

Establishment of the Department of Antiquities in the British Museum

British Museum

Value of the Elgin Marbles

Various Accessions to the Museum since the Reign of The Egyptian Sculptures

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George III.

35 The Rosetta Stone

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Acquisitions to the Museum since the Year 1843 35 Frescoes in the Egyptian Gallery

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Progress of the New Museum Buildings

35 Pictures in the Eastern Zoological Gallery

Best Mode of Seeing the British Museum

35 The Ethnographical Room in the British Museum

Exterior of the New British Museum

36 The Chinese and Hindoo Departments of the Ethnogra-

The King's Library

36 phical Room

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Rooms in the Museum not thrown open to the Public Various Antiquities in the Ethnographical Room

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generally

36 Mr. Stephens's Description of a Temple in Yucatan

Hall, or Vestibule, of the Museum

36 The Egyptian Room

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The Eastern Zoological Gallery

37 Mummies in the Egyptian Room

The Egyptian Gallery

Evidences of the Arts of the Ancient Egyptians in the

Removal of Parts of the Museum Collection to facilitate Egyptian Room

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the Construction of the New Buildings

37 Articles of Household Furniture in the Egyptian Room 46

The Topography of the British Museum

37 Egyptian Toys and Musical Instruments

Arrangement of the Zoological Collection

38 The Bronze Room

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The Antelope Group

38 The Etruscan Room

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The Mammalia Saloon

38 The Etrurians

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Collection deposited in the Eastern Zoological Gallery The Etruscan Tombs

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of the Museum

38 Mode in which Etruscan Antiquities are frequently found 47

Arrangement of the Birds in the Zoological Gallery . 39 Vases in the Etruscan Room

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Shells in the Zoological Gallery

39 Value of the British Museum to the Nation

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The Northern Zoological Gallery

39 Statute relating to the Formation of Museums passed in

The Mineralogical Gallery

39 1845

Specimens of Fossil

Geology in the Mineralogical Gal- Advantage of the Gratuitous Admission to the British

40 Museum

Fossil Animal Remains in the Mineralogical Gallery . 40

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IV.-RICHMOND.

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Celebrity of Richmond

50 View from the Bridge

Associations connected with Richinond

50 Prospect from Richmond Terrace

Richmond on a Summer's Day

50 Scott's Description, in "The Heart of Midlothian, of

Facilities afforded by the Construction of the Richinond

Richmond Hill

Railway

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The old River Excursion to Richmond

Thomson's Description of Richmond Hill.

50 Alterations in the Prospect from Richmond Hill, since

Sheen, the Original Naine of Richmond

51 the time of Thomson

Historical Interest connected with Richmond

51 The View from Richmond Hill on a Stormy Day

Death of Edward III. at Sheen

51 House of Sir Joshua Reynolds at Richmond.

Rebuilding of Sheen Palace in the Reign of Henry VII. 51 The Star and Garter Hotel at Richmond

The Name of Richmond given to Sheen by Henry VII. 51 Enclosure of Richmond Park by Charles I.

Cardinal Wolsey at Richmond .

51 Richmond Park a Cause of Contention in the Reign of

Extract from Cavendish's Life of Wolsey

George II.

Elizabeth, a Prisoner at Richmond in the Reign of Mary 52 The right of Footway across Richmond Park'established

Death of Queen Elizabeth at Richmond

52 in 1758 .

Decay of Richmond Palace after the Death of Elizabeth 52

Beauty of the Scenery in Richmond Park.

Dilapidated State of Richmond Palace in 1660

52 George I. and Robert Walpole at the Lodge in Rich-

Existing Remains of Richmond Palace

52 mond Park

Yew-tree in the Privy Garden of Richmond Palace 52 The Occupation of the Royal Lodge assigned to Mr.

Richmond Green

53 Addington by George III.

The Little Park at Richmond

53 Road from Richmond to Petersham

The Priory of Sheen

53 The · Cockney School of Poetry'

The Priory of Sheen rented by Sir William Temple 53 A Spring Day's Ramble at Richmond

Sir William Temple's Horticultural Experiments

53 The Banks of the Thames from London to Richmond

William the Third and Swift

53 The Forest Scenery near Richmond .

Convent attached to Richmond Palace by llenry VII. 54 The Great Purpose of Poetry

Ppulation of Richmond

54 The Smaller Lodge in Richmond Park

Present Appearance of the Streets of Richmond

Sudbrook

Places of Worship at Richmond

Ham Common

The Wesleyan Theological Institution at Richmond : 54

Kingston

Charitable Institutions at Richmond

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Hampton Wick

Various Public Buildings in Richmond

54 Free Passage through Bushy Park obtained by Timothy

Richmond Church

55 Bennett

Tablet to the Memory of Thomson in Richmond Church 55 The Chestnut Avenue of Bushy

Thomson's House at Richmond

55 Teddington :

Savage and Collins residents at Richmond

55 Row down the River from Teddington to Richmond

Gilbert Wakefield

55 Strawberry Hill.

Eminent Persons buried in Richmond Churchyard 55 Ham House

Richmond Bridge

55 Hood's Elm Tree'

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VI.-SHEFFIELD.

Population of Sheffield in 1615

82 | Country around Sheffield .

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The Town and District of Sheffield in the beginning of The Don, the Sheaf, and the Porter

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82 The Eastern side of Sheffield

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Feudal Domination of the Earls of Shrewsbiry 82 The Cholera Mount

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The Sheffield Whittle .

82 Beauty of the Western Suburb of Sheffield

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De volition of the Castle of the Earls of Shrewsbury . 82

Mr. Hunter's Description of the Situation of Sheffield 90

Local Tradition connected with John Talbot

82

James Montgomery's Description of the Effect of a Walk

Cardinal Wolsey at Sheffield

within the Precincts of Sheffield

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Mary, Queen of Scots, a Prisoner at Sheffield Castle 83 Beauchief Abbey

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Treatment of Mary by the Earl of Shrewsbury

83 The Village of Norton

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Sheffield Castle surrendered to the Parliamentary Forces The Birthplace of Chantrey

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in 1614

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The Milk-Boys of Sheffield .

Lines from Ellioti's “Steam

83 Chantrey apprenticed to a Carver and Gilder at Sheffield 91

First Aspect of Sheffield

83 Chantrey's First Work

Sheffield truly called “The Metropolis of Steel"

84 The Grave of Chantrey in Norton Churchyard

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Subdivision of Manufactures at Sheffield

84 Scenery of the Sheaf

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Manufacture of Plate at Sheffield

84 A Visit to Wharncliffe

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The Shieaf Works of William Greaves and Sons

84 The Hallamshire Harriers

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The Tilt-Houses

85 The Hare-hunting of the Sheffield Cutlers and Grinders 92

Preparation of Crucibles

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The Village Cutlers and File-Makers

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Process of casting Steel

85 The Precincts of Wharncliffe Chase

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The Rolling-Mill

85 Prospect from Wharncliffe Lodge

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General View of the great Divisions of Handicraft Em- John Taylor, the Water Poet, at Wharncliffe

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ployment at Sheffield

Description of Wharncliffe Lodge given by Mrs. Mary

The File Trade

85 Sterndale

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The Edge Tool Trade

85 Wbarncliffe in the Present Day

The Saw Manufacture

85 Inscription on a Stone at Wharncliffe

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The Spring-knife Manufacture

86 Tradition concerning Sir Thomas Wortley

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Fork-making.

86 The • Dragon of Wantley'

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Mortality among Fork-grinders

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86 Description of the Dragon and his Doings

Peculiarities of File-making

86 Conjectures upon the Origin of the Dragon of Wantley'95

File-cutting

86 Prospect from Wharncliffe Crags

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Finer Branches of Sheffield Cutlery

The Village of Wortley

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Mr. Wilkinson's Sheffield Plate Manufactory

87 The Railroad from Wortley to Sheffield

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Description given by Mr. Roberts of a Mountain-stream Lines from The Little Cloud'.

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The Woodside Ferry

101 The New Streets of Birkenhead

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Ferry-boats between Liverpool and the Cheshire side of

Underground Arrangements of Birkenhead

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the Mersey

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Vigilance of the Town Commissioners marred by Indi-

Birkenhead, in one sense, a Suburb of Liverpool 101

vidual Negligence

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The Railroad from Chester to Birkenhead

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Hamilton Square

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Various Railway Lines opening to the Inhabitants of Commercial and social improvements of Birkenhead

Birkenhead

102 effected by a small Number of Individuals

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The Landing-place at Birkenhead

102 Churches at Birkenhead

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Woodside Basin

· 102 Various Public Buildings at Birkenhead

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The Prevalent Stone of Birkenhead

102 The New Market at Birkenhead

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The Low Water Basin

103 The Park at Birkenhead

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Warehouses on the Western Side of the Great Floating Resolutions passed in the House of Commons relating to

Harbour at Birkenhead

103 Enclosure Acts

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Finished Portions of the Dock Warehouse Company's Advantages of Public Parks to ihe People'.

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Works

103 Gift to the People of Derby of the · Arboretum' by Mr.

The Workmen's Dwellings at Birkenhead

103 Strutt

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Sanatory Condition of Birkenhead

Address delivered by Mr. Strutt on Opening the 'Ar-

Plans designed by Mr. Lang for the Workmen's Dwell-

boretum' in 1840.

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ings at Birkenhead

104 Account given by Dr. Hunter Robertson of Birkenhead

St. James's Church, Birkenhead

104 Park

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Avenues between the

Ranges of Workmen's Dwellings The Future of Birkenhead

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at Birkenhead .

105 First Attempts made for the Improvement of Birkenhead 110

System upon which the Birkenhead Workmen's Dwell

Body of Commissioners formed for the Superintendence

ings are built

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Interior Arrangements of the Workmen's Dwellings 106 Additions made in 1838 to the Powers intrusted to the

Ventilation of the Workmen's Dwellings

106 Commissioners

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Substitute for Gardens to the Birkenhead Workmen's The Birkenhead Town Commission and Dock Commission in

Houses

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Rents of the Dwellings for the Birkenhead Working-men 107 Elements destined to form the Future Greatness of Birk-

Houses for the Working Classes lately built in a Central enhead

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107 The Shipping of Birkenhead

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Description of Birkenhead in 'Chambers's Edinburgh

Position of Birkenhead as a Port .

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Journal

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VIJI.-CAMBRIDGE.

The First View of Cambridge

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Exterior of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Contentions for Seniority between Oxford and Cambridge 114 Interior of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Discussions in the Long Parliament on the Subject of Collection of Paintings, Drawings, &c., bequeathed to

the Period of the Foundation of Oxford and Cambridge 114 the University by the Earl of Fitzwilliam ·

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Precedency over Cambridge given to Oxford by Act of Eminent Men educated at Trinity College, Cambridge 118

Parliament

114 The Hall of Trinity College .

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Traditionary Foundation of the Town and University of Sketch of the Chapel of Trinity in Mr. Selwyn's Cam-

Cambridge

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bridge Portfolio

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Probable Connection between the University of Cam-

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bridge and that of Orleans

115 Busts and Statues in the Library of Trinity

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Early Importance and Siege given by Tradition to the Stained Glass Window in the Library of Trinity College 119

Town of Cambridge .

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Eminent Scholars of St. John's, Cambridge

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The Roman Town of Camboricum

115 The New Buildings of St. John's, College

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History of the Town of Cambridge apart from the Uni- King's College

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115 Exterior of King's College Chapel

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The University of Cambridge in existence as a Privileged Interior of King's College Chapel

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Body in 1231

115 The Painted Windows of King's College Chapel 121

Disputes between the Townsmen and the Scholars 115 Preservation of the Windows of King's College Chapel

Peter House, the first College at Cambridge

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during the Commonwealth

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Privileges conferred upon the University by Henry VII. 116 Restoration of King's College Chapel Windows. 122

Riots at Cambridge in 1381

116 Wordsworth’s Sonnet on the Interior of King's College

Flourishing Condition of Cambridge after the Reformation 116 Chapel

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Erasmus at Cambridge

116 The Roof of King's College Chapel

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Gradual Increase in the Fame of Cambridge

116 Buildings on the West Side of the Quadrangle of King's

Incorporation of the University of Cambridge in the College

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Reign of Elizabeth.

117 Christ's College, the College where Milton was Educated 122

Principal Officers of the University.

117 Mulberry Tree in the Garden of Christ's College, sup-

The Colleges and Halls of Cambridge

117 posed to have been planted by Milton

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The Senate House

117 Bust of Milton in the Combination Room

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The Library of the Senate House

117 Sidney, Sussex, Pembroke, and Emmanuel Colleges 123

Pictures at present in the Senate House

117 Downing College

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The New Library

117 The College Walks of Cambridge .

Collection of Pictures and Antiquities preserved in the Scene from King's College Bridge

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University Printing-Office

118 | The Churches of Cambridge

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IX.-HAMPTON COURT.

The Knights of St. John at Hampton Court .

130 The First Court-yard

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The Manor of Hampton Court purchased by Wolsey The Great Hall of Hampton Court

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from the Prior of St. John

130 Works executed in the Hall of Hampton Court in the

Alterations at Hampton Court made by Wolsey 130 Time of Henry VIII.

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Wolsey's State at Hampton Court

Painted Windows in the Hall of Hampton Court 138

Wolsey's Journey to France when Chaplain to Henry Astronomical Clock in the Second Quadrangle of Hamp-

VII.

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ton Court

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Cavendish's Description of Hampton Court

131 The Chapel of Hampton Court .

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Surrender by Wolsey of the Manor of Hampton Court Verrio's Paintings on the Staircase leading to the State

to Henry VIII.

131 Apartments

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Entertainment given by Wolsey to the French Ambas- Paintings in Hampton Court

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sador in 1527

131 Portraits of Henry VIII. by Holbein

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Interview between Wolsey and Henry VIII. on the Wolsey's Fool.

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Subject of the Divorce of Catherine

131 Historical Pictures ai Hampton Court attributed to Hol-

Impeachment of Wolsey

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Death of Wolsey

131 Holbein's Portraits of Queen Elizabeth

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Interview between Henry viII. and Cavendish 131 Beauties of the Court of Charles II.

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Habits of Henry VIII. at Hampton Court

132 Kneller's Beauties of the Court of William and Mary 139
The Hall of Hampton Court erected by Henry
vili. 132 Pictures by West at Hampton Court

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Scenes enacted at Hampton Court in the Reign of Henry Raphael's Cartoons, purchased by Charles I.

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VITI.

132 Gallery at Hampton Court built for the Reception of

Hampton Court in the Reigns of Edward v 1., Mary,

by .

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and Elizabeth

133 Objection made by Garrick to Raphael's Figure' of

Paul Hentzner's Description of Hampton Court 133 Elymas

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James I. at Hampton Court

133 Striking Characteristics of the Cartoons

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Conference on Religion held at Hampton Court in 1604 133 Room for Sea-pieces at Hampton Court

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Charles I. and Henrietta Maria at Hampton Court

133 Mrs. Jameson's Account of Mantegua's Pictures at

Revels at Hampton Court in 1637

133 Hampton Court

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Imprisonment of Charles I. at Hampton Court

134 The Fountain Court at Hampton Court

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Escape of Charles I. from Hampton Court

134 William III.'s Superintendence of Wren's Buildings at

Oliver Cromwell at Hampton Court

134 Hampton Court

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Pepys's Account of the Proceedings at Hampton Court Supply of Water to Hampton Court

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in 1662

134 The Eastern Entrance of Hampton Court

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Alterations at Hampton Court made by William III. 135 The Gardens of Hampton Court

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Hampton Court after the Death of William III.

135 The Private Garden of Hampton Court

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Pope's Description of Queen Anne at Hampton Court 135 Remarks on Gardens by Sir Walter Scott

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Hampton Court in the Reign of George II.

135 Hampton Court Park

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Lord Harvey's Narrative of the Proceedings at Hamp- Interesting Objects in Hampton Court Park, mentioned

ton Court in 1733

135 by Mr. Jesse

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Neglect of Hampton Court in the Reigns of George 111. Arrangement of the Gardens of Hampton Court 143

and George IV.

136 The Fountains at Hampton Court

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Hampton Court thrown open to the Public in 1838 136 | Hampton Court Gardens a proper Place for Statues of

Number of Persons yearly Visiting Hampton Court 136 British Worthies .

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Sketch of the General Effect of Hampton Court

137 The Wilderness at Hampton Court

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The Western Front of Hampton Court

137 The Maze at Hampton Court

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