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ILLUSTRATED LONDON LIFE. CURIOSITIES OF THE STREETS. NO. 11.-. THE MAN WITH THE 'UMBRELLA.

ILLUSTRATED LONDON LIFE. CURIOSITIES OF THE STREETS. NO. 11.-. THE MAN WITH THE 'UMBRELLA.

For the last sixteen years, winter and summer, during hail, rain, or sunshine, the " Man with the Umbrella" has haunted us at every turn. It is of no use threading the mazes of a back street, in order to avoid him; he pursues us still, and follows our vision with the pertinacity
July 16, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
THE SALOON OF COVENT GARDEN THEATRE. Coeval with the period of the notorious Mrs. H.'s dynasty flou?ished the notorious "Finish,"

THE SALOON OF COVENT GARDEN THEATRE. Coeval with the period of the notorious Mrs. H.'s dynasty flou?ished the notorious "Finish,"

in James-street, Covent-garden. The house is now in the occupancy of a respectable trader. The proprietor, once so celebrated and opulent, viz. Jack Rowbotham, may be seen about Covent-garden, but the fragment of what he was; and instead of filling his coffers by the sale of cha
April 16, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
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April 9, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
BIARLBOROUGH-STREET.

BIARLBOROUGH-STREET.

A MOST DISGUSTING CASE OF PROFLIGACY.—II is, happily for our own and our readers' gratification, seldom that we are called upon to give publicity to a case redolent of such disgusting details as were heard at the above court on Tuesday, when a young girl, fifteen years of age, w
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
So well known is the extensive and valuable collection of wax-work figures, exhibited by Madame Tussaud and Sons, at the

So well known is the extensive and valuable collection of wax-work figures, exhibited by Madame Tussaud and Sons, at the

Bazaar, Baker-street, Portman-square, that we need not describe them at length. Enough is it to indicate, briefly and clearly, the peculiar features of this exhibition. There are full-length figures of more than 150 celebrated individuals—most of whom are either now living, or f
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
CONFIDENCE, THE CELEBRATED AMERICAN TROTTER.

CONFIDENCE, THE CELEBRATED AMERICAN TROTTER.

On Monday, a more numerous than select gathering assembled at the East Surrey Race-Course — which, for the enlightenment of our country friends, we may observe, is situated at the rear of the Rosemary Branch, an extensive hostelrie at Peckham New Town—to witness a match against
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
Ebe Cbrittreo. ITALIAN OPERA•

Ebe Cbrittreo. ITALIAN OPERA•

Ebe Cbrittreo. ITALIAN The performances of Thursday night, for the benefit of Signor Mario, were of excessive length. The first piece was the " Puritani," an opera which, though more frequently performed than any other in the ripretoire, seems never to pall upon the public taste.
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
PRINCESS'S THEATRE.

PRINCESS'S THEATRE.

Curioni, the once-celebrated tenor, took his benefit here on Wednesday, when two acts of" Lucia,"" Norma" compressed into one act, the farce of " My Wife's Second Floor," and the ballet of the " Devil on Two Sticks," were included in the bill, besides violin and pianoforte playi
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
Th e second is at Peale's Museum, and is thus announced : , f , , • .t 1 "

Th e second is at Peale's Museum, and is thus announced : , f , , • .t 1 "

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August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
" Those who would increase their store To prophecy after, and not before."

" Those who would increase their store To prophecy after, and not before."

But commence we now to chronicle the doings of the past week. The first notification of the near approach of the Derby was manifested at the Cornetroon theafternoon of Sunday last; the members of the turf mustered.Arong/y., 'while a .}age concourse of spectators interested in th
May 28, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England