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Images Dated 22nd July 2005

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Stephensons Rocket - the 1st steam locomotive Featured 22 Jul 2005 Print

Stephensons Rocket - the 1st steam locomotive

George Stephenson's "Rocket", which was one of the first travelling steam locomotives invented. Stephenson was an English inventor who was born in 1781 and died in 1848. He was not the first in this field, but his devices caught on and he soon became known as the father of the steam locomotive. By 1825, one of Stephenson's locomotives pulled passenger cars along rails, thereby becoming the first passenger railway


Liberty and Co BL27070_014 Featured 22 Jul 2005 Print

Liberty and Co BL27070_014

LIBERTY'S, Regent Street, London. Interior of Liberty's newly completed Arts and Crafts Tudor style department store, showing the gallery and light well. This extraordinary building was constructed in 1922-24 using timbers from HMS Hindustan and HMS Impregnable. It was a remarkable reaction to the early twentieth century vogue for stone dressed steel-framed buildings. Designed by Edwin T. Hall and E. Stanley Hall. This photograph was commissioned by Higgs and Hill, builders. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co. in 1924

© Historic England

DNA extraction Featured 22 Jul 2005 Print

DNA extraction

DNA extraction. Geneticist removing tissue from a tooth thought to belong to the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. The DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) in the sample will be compared with DNA known to be from an illegitimate son, Hernando, and some thought to be from Columbus son, Diego. The study hopes to determine whether remains in Seville, Spain, or in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, are those of Columbus. Columbus died in 1506 in Valladolid, Spain. He was first buried there before being moved in 1537 to Santo Domingo. In 1795 his remains were moved to Cuba, before finally moving to Seville in 1898. It is possible the wrong remains were taken to Cuba. Degradation and contamination of the DNA has hampered the analysis