Billingsgate, early morning (from Blanchard Jerrold and Gustave Doré's 1872 "London: A Pilgrimage")

In French artist Gustave Doré began an extraordinary collaboration with the British journalist Blanchard Jerrold. Together, over four years, they produced a landmark account of the deprivation and squalor of mid-Victorian London

Gustave Doré 1872. The following is his illustration of Pickle Herring Street for the publication, “London – A Pilgrimage” Doré probably used some artistic license in this drawing, the buildings look rather too finely built for riverside warehouses, however it probably does give a good impression of the atmosphere in Pickle Herring Street at the time.

Gustave Doré visited London in This is his illustration of Pickle Herring Street for 'London – A Pilgrimage'.

Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, ‘London: A Pilgrimage’

A Riverside Street / Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, ‘London: A Pilgrimage’

A City Thoroughfare  Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, ‘London: A Pilgrimage’

A City Thoroughfare Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, ‘London: A Pilgrimage’ // Another picture of Victorian England, the tumult and chaos that made it a living creature but also very difficult to live *in* for those who weren't up in Mayfair.

The Children's Crusade - Gustave Dore  In 1212 AD children marched from Germany and France in an attempt to reach the Holy Land.  They never arrived having either starved to death, sold into slavery or shipwrecked.  CC2W3

The Children's Crusade - Gustave Dore In 1212 AD children marched from Germany and France in an attempt to reach the Holy Land. They never arrived having either starved to death, sold into slavery or shipwrecked.

Gustave Doré, illustration pour <i>Gargantua</i>

art of the beautiful-grotesque: Gustave Dore : Visions of Rabelais

Gustave Doré - illustrations des Fables de la Fontaine - La Vieille et les deux servantes

Gustave Doré, "The Old Woman and the Two Maidservants". This original old print was engraved by A Ligny and published in Barcelona, Spain, 1885

Gustave Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, ‘London: A Pilgrimage’

London Bridge from "London: A Pilgrimage", illustrated by Gustave Dore and written by Blanchard Jerrold

EL RETABLO DE MAESE PEDRO Música de Manuel de Falla,con libreto inspirado en un episodio de Don Quijote de La Mancha.

EL RETABLO DE MAESE PEDRO Música de Manuel de Falla,con libreto inspirado en un episodio de Don Quijote de La Mancha.

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