Theme Explorer

Page 3 of 105 1881 Records Found

Alton Towers

An aerial view of Alton Towers, looking north. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began adapting an existing ...

Alton Towers

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens. This postcard view contains the following information “Guaranteed Real Photograph and British Manufacture” and describes the scene as a “View from the ...

Alton Towers

An engraving of Alton Towers published in the 'Illustrated London News' in 1844. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The ...

Alton Towers

A postcard view of a “Fireplace in the Long Gallery”, the Fireplace was actually located in the Talbot Gallery. On the reverse of the card it states that it is a “Real Photograph” postcard, printed ...

Alton Towers

A general view of Alton Towers from the south. The Chapel with its tall slim tower can be seen in the background. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between ...

Alton Towers

A view of Alton Towers from the north, across the ornamental lake.

Alton Towers

The picture was taken by Gerald McCann, photographer of Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began ...

Alton Towers

A postcard view of Alton Towers taken around 1986. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began adapting an ...

Alton Towers

When the house was completed in 1831 it was regarded as an excellent example of a model mansion house. From the exterior it looked imposing and grand, and inside it was lavishly decorated to reflect the ...

Alton Towers

This postcard view is of the Lake at Alton Towers and in the distance are the Stables. It was published by Lilywhite, Ltd. Triangle, Yorks. The card was posted from Alton by a member of a group of ...

Alton Towers

Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began adapting an existing 16th or 17th century house, Alveton (Alton) ...

Alton Towers

The Grand Entrace to Alton Towers. This postcard view was posted in Alton by Ruby (who was on holiday) to her Aunt in Sydenham, London. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. ...

Alton Towers and Gardens

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens, showing the Choragic Monument or Monument to Lysacrates in Athens (compare with the Lanthorn of Demosthenes at Shugborough), also the cascade, colonnade/loggia ...

Alton Towers and Gardens

A general view of Alton Towers and the gardens, showing the Choragic Monument or Monument to Lysacrates in Athens (compare with the Lanthorn of Demosthenes at Shugborough), also the cascade, colonnade/loggia ...

Alton Towers and the Boating Lake

The building of Alton Towers (the house and estate) took place between 1810 and 1852, and was a combination of eight notable architects' ideas. James Wyatt was the original designer and Pugin, the last. ...

Alton Towers Gardens

A general view of the gardens at Alton Towers, with the Towers in the distance, top left. The gardens were created by the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury between about 1810 and 1827.

Alton Towers Gardens

This postcard view of the Colonnade and Roman Bath was taken by Alfred or Gerald McCann, photographers of Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built ...

Alton Towers gardens

The gardens at Alton Towers, showing part of the Conservatory built in the 1820s by Robert Abraham. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 ...