Around the world with Robert Elwes

The admired Victorian artist-traveller Robert Elwes' paintings, previously believed to have been destroyed by fire with his house, have recently been rediscovered by The Watercolour World

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The Bristol riots of 1831

In October 1831, major riots broke out in Bristol as people fought for representation and societal reform

An eye witness account of the war in Crimea, 1853-1856

Henry Hugh Clifford's painted and written accounts offer a shocking glimpse of the harsh realities of war

Cricket through the ages

How cricket evolved from a children's game to one of the world's most popular international sports

Queen ​Victoria and Prince Albert’s precious watercolour albums

Carly Collier explains why watercolours were so important to the royal couple

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