The Waddleton Chronology book of the month - May 2008

These pictures are from The Illustrated London Almanacks of 1867 and 1868, the flower illustrations are by W. G. Smith and the allegorical illustrations are from paintings by Henry Tidey.

The colour printing by Leighton Brothers at The Office of The Illustrated London News. There are many more Illustrated London Almanack publications in the Waddleton Collection.