Monday, 31 December 2007

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Celebrating the end of World War Two, women dance in
the street in Sydney, Australia, 2nd September 1945.

Sunday, 30 December 2007

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Two Prohibition-defying 'Bootleggers' crash their car after fleeing from Capitol
police through the busiest streets of Washington D.C, USA, 21st January 1922.

Saturday, 29 December 2007

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Married British actors Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh arrive
at Ciampino airport in Rome, Italy, 24th February 1953.

Friday, 28 December 2007

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This rare photograph shows a young woman smoking
opium at a den in Shanghai, China, in the 1920s.

Thursday, 27 December 2007

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Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt; a boy sells Coca-Cola
from his roadside stall in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in 1936.

Wednesday, 26 December 2007

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Photographed by Harry Benson; current students cheer former pupil Sir Winston
Churchill during his last visit to Harrow School in London, UK, in 1964.

Tuesday, 25 December 2007

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Photographed by Bill Ray; three Santa Clauses leave a downtown
IRT Subway station in New York, USA, December 1958.

Monday, 24 December 2007

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Members of the local Fire Brigade pose for a group photograph
outside the Star Hotel in Tauranga, New Zealand, July 1911.

Sunday, 23 December 2007

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Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt; a group of children watch
a puppet theatre show on a street in Paris, France, in 1963.

Saturday, 22 December 2007

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Photographed by Ruth Orkin; conductor Leonard Bernstein leads the orchestra
during a rehearsal performance at Lewisohn Stadium, New York, USA, in 1947.

Friday, 21 December 2007

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Centered at the heart of the 'Little Italy' immigrant district, this early colour
Photochrome print shows Mulberry Street in New York, USA, c. 1900.

Thursday, 20 December 2007

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Newly married, American actress Grace Kelly & Prince Rainier III attend their
wedding reception at the Palace Court of Honor in Monaco, 19th April 1956.

Wednesday, 19 December 2007

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Tourists ride in an outrigger canoe as surfers ride a wave
just off Waikiki beach in Hawaii, USA, in the 1930s.

Tuesday, 18 December 2007

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Members of pop group 'The Pointer Sisters' pose for photographer Herb
Greene at his studio in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1973.

Monday, 17 December 2007

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Using a 10-foot lens from 7 miles away, photographer Harold Edgerton captures
an atom bomb an instant after detonation, at a test site in Nevada, USA, c. 1952.

Sunday, 16 December 2007

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All-girl jazz band the 'Flying Flappers' pose in front of their
airplane for a photographer in the USA, in the mid-1920s.

Saturday, 15 December 2007

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After trying to deliver a petition to the King, suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst
is arrested by Supt. Rolfe outside Buckingham Palace, London, UK, May 1914.

Friday, 14 December 2007

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Photographed by Peter Leibing; East German border guard Conrad Schumann
leaps into the French Sector of West Berlin, Germany, 15th August 1961.

Thursday, 13 December 2007

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Famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna having
tea in the living room of their home 'Taliesin West' in Arizona, USA, in 1957.

Wednesday, 12 December 2007

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Wearing their white inspection tags, an immigrant family enter America
through Ellis Island Immigrant Station in New York, USA, c. 1920.

Tuesday, 11 December 2007

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Photographed by Leo Fuchs; actress Audrey Hepburn meets some local residents
during a break in filming 'The Nun's Story' in Kisangani, the Belgian Congo, in 1959.

Monday, 10 December 2007

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Photographed by Robert F. Sargent; soldiers from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry
Division land on D-Day's 'Omaha' beach in Normandy, France, 6th June 1944.

Sunday, 9 December 2007

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Embarking on a race of 4,395 km, 80 intrepid cyclists depart on the 27th annual
Tour de France from the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France, 27th June 1933.

Saturday, 8 December 2007

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This early colour Photochrome print shows a group of men
engrossed in a game of chess in Algiers, Algeria, in 1899.

Friday, 7 December 2007

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Photographed by Elliott Erwitt; the parade marking the Russian Revolution's 40th
anniversary passes through Red Square in Moscow, Russia, 25th October 1957.

Thursday, 6 December 2007

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Photographed during a break in filming, British actress Elizabeth Taylor waits on
the set of historical epic 'Cleopatra' at Cinecitta Studios in Rome, Italy, in 1961.

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

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Playing in front of a capacity crowd, legendary baseball player
'Babe' Ruth bats for the New York Yankees, USA, c. 1921.

Tuesday, 4 December 2007

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Weary soldiers from an Australian 4th Division field artillery brigade pass through
Chateau Wood, near Hooge in the Ypres Salient, Belgium, 29th October 1917.

Monday, 3 December 2007

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An uncharacteristically informal Duke & Duchess of Windsor leap into
the air for photographer Philippe Halsman in England, UK, in 1956.

Sunday, 2 December 2007

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The product of an unusually cold winter, a completely frozen Niagara
Falls attracts scores of visitors to Ontario, Canada, in 1936.

Saturday, 1 December 2007

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British racing driver Sir Stirling Moss relaxes in the pits after the
Formula 2 Grand Prix in Monza, Italy, 13th September 1953.