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Outside the Planetarium, Baker Street 20 08 1964b

Daleks from their second story, “Dalek Invasion of Earth”, outside the London Planetarium, 20th August 1964.

 

 

Outside the Planetarium, Baker Street 20 08 1964

Original B&W photo.

Annie Oakley

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A cabinet card, from the 1880s, of Annie Oakley.

 

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Original sepia photo.

Mary, Princess of Wales

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Mary, Princess of Wales, attending the coronation of her father in law, Edward VII, on 9th August 1902.

 

1902 Princess Mary's gown for Edward VII's coronation

Original B&W photo.

The Calm Before the Storm

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V

Tsar Nicholas II (left) and his cousin the Prince of Wales (the future George V), during a brief family holiday in August 1909 on the Isle of Wight.

 

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V

Original B&W photo.

Teck Family Photo

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Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge with her four children, including the future Queen Mary, wife of George Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge.

 

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Original B&W photo.

The Last Tsarina

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A 15 year old Princess Alix of Hesse, who later married the last Tsar of Russia Nicholas II.

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Original B&W photo.

Lillian Russell

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Lillian Russell (1860 or 1861 – 1922), one of the most famous actresses of her time, appearing on stage and the big screen. Hers was the voice chosen, for publicity purposes, to be the first heard over long distance telephone.

 

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Original sepia photo.

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