Wednesday, 31 October 2007

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Able to travel 80 miles on a gallon of petrol, the 2.5 horse power
'Scoota Car' is demonstrated in London, UK, 2nd April 1936.

Tuesday, 30 October 2007

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(L to R) Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Paul McCartney & John Lennon - members
of British pop group 'The Beatles', performing at a concert in the UK, c. 1963.

Monday, 29 October 2007

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One of the few Native Americans to support 're-education', Sioux chief American
Horse visits his family at the Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1882.

Sunday, 28 October 2007

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Abandoned in the harsh winter conditions, a double-decker bus sits trapped in a
snowdrift in Moorside near Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK, 6th February 1947.

Saturday, 27 October 2007

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Photographed by Lewis W. Hine; a young Russian Jewish girl waits to be
processed at the Ellis Island Immigrant Station, New York, USA, in 1905.

Friday, 26 October 2007

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Surrounded by crew, actors Greta Garbo & Robert Taylor film a scene
for 'Camille' at MGM Studios, Hollywood, California, USA, in 1936.

Thursday, 25 October 2007

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In an early example of 'double exposure', this Victorian 'narrative' photograph
depicts a young woman dreaming of her forthcoming wedding, UK, c. 1860.

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

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Photographed by Bruce Davidson; civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther
King gives a press conference in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, in 1962.

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

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Taking a break from the Film Festival, actors Errol Flynn & Brigitte
Bardot relax on the beach at Cannes, Cote d'Azur, France, c. 1953.

Monday, 22 October 2007

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American burlesque dancer Blaze Starr poses for photographer
Diane Arbus, at her home in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in 1964.

Sunday, 21 October 2007

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Pictured on its first night of business, the opulent themed restaurant
'Murray's Roman Gardens' in Times Square, New York, USA, in 1906.

Saturday, 20 October 2007

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Rival gangs of 'Mods' and 'Rockers' fighting in the streets
of Hastings, East Sussex, UK, 3rd August 1964.

Friday, 19 October 2007

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Photographed by Russell Lee; American farmer Jim Norris poses with
his wife on their homestead in Pie Town, New Mexico, USA, in 1940.

Thursday, 18 October 2007

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From a rooftop near St. Paul's Cathedral, an aircraft spotter
searches the sky for Nazi bombers over London, UK, c. 1939.

Wednesday, 17 October 2007

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A suffragette sells copies of the Women's Social Political
Union (WSPU) newspaper in London, UK, c. 1910.

Tuesday, 16 October 2007

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Dressed in full battle regalia, a group of Zulu warriors pose
for a photograph in their village in South Africa, c. 1890.

Monday, 15 October 2007

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With her trademark blonde hair dyed pink, Marilyn Monroe poses
as Clara Bow for photographer Richard Avedon, USA, c. 1960.

Sunday, 14 October 2007

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After three months of heavy shelling, a tank sits abandoned in the quagmire of
'no man's land' after the WWI Battle of Passchendaele, Belgium, November 1917.

Saturday, 13 October 2007

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Some female members of the local Bridge Club pose
for a photo in Buffalo, New York, USA, c. 1950.

Friday, 12 October 2007

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Scout Movement founder Robert Baden-Powell with Sioux Indian Chief
Dr. Charles A. Eastman in Queens' College, Cambridge, UK, in 1928.

Thursday, 11 October 2007

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Elvis Presley signs an autograph for an eager young fan in the street outside
his home at 1034 Audubon Drive, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, c. 1956.

Wednesday, 10 October 2007

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Photographed by Don McCullin; a shell-shocked American soldier awaits
transportation away from the front line in Hue, Vietnam, in 1968.

Tuesday, 9 October 2007

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Photographed by Lewis W. Hine, a girl minds the cotton looms
at a mill in Cherryville, North Carolina, USA, November 1908.

Monday, 8 October 2007

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Katharine Hepburn & Cary Grant practise an acrobatic sequence for director
George Cukor's film 'Holiday' in Hollywood, California, USA, 22nd April 1938.

Sunday, 7 October 2007

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Photographer Ansel Adams captures the majesty of the Teton Mountains and
the Snake River at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA, in 1942.

Saturday, 6 October 2007

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A group of 'Teddy Boys' enjoy an evening out at the Mecca
Dance Hall in Tottenham, London, UK, 29th May 1954.

Friday, 5 October 2007

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Photographed by Alfred T. Palmer; workers construct a B-25 bomber at the
North American Aviation Inc. plant in Inglewood, California, USA, in 1942.

Thursday, 4 October 2007

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U.S. President Calvin Coolidge, his wife Grace and a group of their friends pose for a photograph outside the White House, Washington D.C, USA, in 1924.

Wednesday, 3 October 2007

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Female students playing broom-hockey on the frozen Lake
Mendota, at the University of Wisconsin, USA, c. 1950.

Tuesday, 2 October 2007

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Actress and film soprano Jane Powell teaching Frank Sinatra how to
knit, during a break in recording 'Songs by Sinatra', USA, April 1947.

Monday, 1 October 2007

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Convicted of assassinating Abraham Lincoln; conspirators Mary Surratt, Lewis Paine, David Herold & George Atzerodt hang from the gallows, USA, 7th July 1865.