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ROYAL POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTION.

ROYAL POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTION.

A shilling could scarcely be better laid out by the holidaymaker than in a visit to - the Polytechnic Institution. The present lessee, Mr. Pepper, has, we find, been at considerable expense in preparing such entertainment for the public as shall both edify and amuse. This instit
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
[Apna IQ, 1856.

[Apna IQ, 1856.

or Eorrr.—The annual dinner of the members of the expedition to Egypt under the first Napoleon, in 1798, took place last week at Paris. Amongst the persons present were Jomard Bey, member of the Institute; Colonel Jomard, his brother; Generals Brunet, Denon, and Plat, and M. Cor
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
CORN MARKET. MARK LANE.

CORN MARKET. MARK LANE.

On Monday English wheat met with moderate inquiry at about the prices of that day se'nnight. Foreign in fair retail demand. Floating cargoes off the coast are not plentiful, and of inferior quality; importers hold very stitly, and business passes at late rates. Indian corn off t
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
Obbs anb 6ubs.

Obbs anb 6ubs.

anb 6ubs. A RECENT EXECUTION IN CIIINA.—" The number," says a correspondent, "on this occasion was 127. When they were all placed, one man behind gave them a push forward to bring their heads into a leaning position; and the executioners, beginning at one end of the line, strike
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
USEFUL BOOKS, INDISPENSABLE TO ALL. Third Thousand, price 28. 6d. cloth; by Post, free. 'INDISPENSABLE—LIVE and LEARN; A GUIDE for

USEFUL BOOKS, INDISPENSABLE TO ALL. Third Thousand, price 28. 6d. cloth; by Post, free. 'INDISPENSABLE—LIVE and LEARN; A GUIDE for

A all who wish to SPEAK and WRITE CORRECTLY. " ' Live and Learn' is an excellent book. We look upon it as really INDISPENSABLE. We advise our readers to imitate our example, procure the book, and sell it not at any price." —Educational Gazette. READ AND REFLECT. — Complete, pric
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
 
APRIL 12, 1856.] THE MARKETS. MONEY MARKET.

APRIL 12, 1856.] THE MARKETS. MONEY MARKET.

The Money Market has not been in a favourable condition during the last few days, and there seems to be an expectation that until the close of the month we shall experience a •considerable inquiry for accommodation. This naturally arises from the further payments of instalments
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England
 
Just published, price 7s. 6d. small 4to, cloth, AGUIDE to the CRIMEA: containing a variety of Information, Topographical and Statistical;

Just published, price 7s. 6d. small 4to, cloth, AGUIDE to the CRIMEA: containing a variety of Information, Topographical and Statistical;

with Vocabulary and Dialogues, &c. in English, French, Turkish, Russian, Tartar, Circassian, Arabic, and Persian, for the use of the Army and Civilians. By THOMAS BATON, formerly an Officer in the Russian Civil Service. To be had of It. S. FaAticts, 3 Catherine Street, Strand; a
April 12, 1856 - Picture Times - London, London, England