The Graphic 1879 looks at inspections, short speeches and moles

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Rates, racing, war and crime … and the size of bonnets

 

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All the drama and fretting from this week, April 5, 1879 as presented by The Graphic, an illustrated weekly newspaper from London. The text and illustrations are as produced in the original publication.  (Links to recent articles in today’s media on the same, or similar topics, have been added for interest.  These are marked by a different coloured font in the text.)

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News of Woking, wars and weather in The Graphic, 29 March 1879

The floods in Hungary (illustration taken from The Graphic of March 1879)

The floods in Hungary (illustration taken from The Graphic of March 1879)

News items from the last week in March 1879 as presented by The Graphic, an illustrated weekly newspaper from London. The text and illustrations are as produced in the original publication, with the addition of links to recent articles in the media on the same, or similar topics. Continue reading