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Ornate chapter headpiece with vignette of curled-up boy
Thomson’s Road-Steamer and Coal-Waggons
John Bunyan’s chained leg in prison
11. Seal of Gusion.
33.—“Cornish Riviera Express” – Great Western Railway
John Bunyan at Bedford Gaol.
Cavalier Costumes, Time of Charles II. A.D. 1670.
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, antique green


Hobo bird meets aristocrat rabbit
Winged fairy boy sitting in wreath
Chester, from the Alford Road.
Sir Isaac Newton
Floriated fruitbowl ornament
Floriated fruit-bowl ornament, coloured
Title page from Lewis’ Life of William Caxton
Paracelsus receives from the Inspiration of Spirits
Portrait of Apollonius
Crusaders attacking a castle
Dark Passion Flowers

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