Chronological pictures of English history, c 1866.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Lithograph headed by two medals with the heads of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Prince Albert (1819-1861). Several inter set scenes of contemporary events from the 1840s through to 1866-67 are shown including; the Great Exhibition of 1851, laying Atlantic Cable 1866, the first stone laid of Thames Embankment 1864 and the Arctic expedition: search for Franklin 1848-59. Swags and medals drape acros the images with the coat of arms of United Kingdom beneath.