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ARRIVAL OF THE OVERLAND MAIL AT ALEXANDRIA.

ARRIVAL OF THE OVERLAND MAIL AT ALEXANDRIA.

THE arrival of the Overland Mail is a period of great excitement in the thriving port of Alexandria. As soon as the steamer drops anchor she is surrounded by boats, some bringing off friends, and others sanitary officers, while many 24 or 30-oared boats, full of sailors of the P
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
LAUNCH OF HER MAJESTY'S DESPATCH GUN- BOAT "VIGILANT' AT BLICKWALL. THESE vessels—the most elegant and beautiful specimens of fightingships that

LAUNCH OF HER MAJESTY'S DESPATCH GUN- BOAT "VIGILANT' AT BLICKWALL. THESE vessels—the most elegant and beautiful specimens of fightingships that

have ever appeared in our Navy—reflect the greatest credit on all concerned in their build and equipment. They are being fast completed at the different dockyards, and by the time of the contemplated review of the fleet by her Majesty many of them will have joined the flotilla o
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
THEATRE ROYAL, ADELPHI.

THEATRE ROYAL, ADELPHI.

. We hear that her Majesty has been graciously pleased to take a. box permanently at the Adelpbi,, The . Queen's patronage is always the highest compliment that can be paid to a manager, as that of the public is his substantial reward. In the case of Mr. Webster, we are not surp
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
lIELIGOLAND.

lIELIGOLAND.

breaking against that huge wall, and the midnight sun throwing its light on that imposing scene, made it as fine as it was terrible. The top of the cliff is seventy-seven feet high, and as flat as a terrace, covered with a yellow soil, reindeer moss, and pieces of quartz of stri
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
RYEN CHURCH, AT HITTERDAL.

RYEN CHURCH, AT HITTERDAL.

This church is a sample of the old national - a - rWteeture of Norway, and is what is called a ' Stay Kirke,' i. e. the beams are not placed horizontally on one another, but stand perpendicularly side by side, like posts driven into the ground. It consists of several stories, ea
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.—On the 4th inst., at 5 Chepstow Villas West, Notting Hill, the wife of the Rev. F. H. Addams, M.A., of a son.—On the 4th February last, at Dinapore, Bengal, the wife of J. W. Medhurst, Esq., ll:al.'s 10th Foot, of a daughter.—On the 2d inst., at 2 Grove Villas, Camberwel
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
POETRY.

POETRY.

All for Love—Castle on the Headland—The Eve of Death—Farewell to the Flowers—The Forest—Homeless—Legend of Corfe Castle—The Love-dream— The Mower-Maiden—No Light—October—Our Paths divide— A Parable— Parting by the Sea—A Pictuae—The Reverie—The Shepherdess—Sir Reginald de Vere—Sw
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
ILLUMINATIONS AT INKEAMAN IN HONOUR OF THE BIRTH OF THE IMPERIAL PRINCE OF FRANCE.

ILLUMINATIONS AT INKEAMAN IN HONOUR OF THE BIRTH OF THE IMPERIAL PRINCE OF FRANCE.

ON the 25th of March it was generally known in camp that an Imperial heir had been born to the throne of France, confirmed by authorised intelligence from the British Embassy at Constantinople to General Codrington, and by despatches to Marshal Pelissier. Orders were sent, in co
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
AMATEUR MUSICAL SOCIETY.

AMATEUR MUSICAL SOCIETY.

The concert of Monday night proved so attractive, that before the performance began there was not a single vacant seat in the room. The chief orchestral performance of the evening was Beethoven's first symphony in C major,--not so great as some of his later works, but as beautif
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
GRANBY HANDICAP.

GRANBY HANDICAP.

Fact Shoreham . , . . , T WO-YEAR-OLD STAKES. Saunterer Colt, by Touchbtone, out of Lady Godiva THE FARMERS' PLATE was won by mare by ldas, dam by Johnny Boy. WEDNESDAY. Tuz C. \Vantage Shoreluun
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England