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Images Dated 14th December 2016

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May Goelet (Duchess of Roxburghe) as a little girl Featured 14 Dec 2016 Image

May Goelet (Duchess of Roxburghe) as a little girl

Miss Mary ('May') Goelet, American heiress, who married Henry Innes-Kerr, 8th Duke of Roxburghe in 1903, becoming Duchess of Roxburghe and bringing with her a dowry of some $20 million. Pictured here at the age of four. Numerous impoverished peers married wealthy American heiresses during this period, who in return for the substantial dowries earned a title and the prestige of being chatelaine of some of the finest stately homes in England. Date: 1903

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Fat Boy of Peckham Featured 14 Dec 2016 Image

The Fat Boy of Peckham

John Trundley, or sometimes, Trunley (1898 - 1944), known as the Fat Boy of Peckham shown in a series of photographs at the time he was appearing at the Royal in Holborn, when he was aged five and already weighed 10 stone, 4lb. Unable to walk to school, London County Council proposed to run a tramway an additional 400 yards to Reddin's School so that John could receive an education, a decision criticised by Lord Northcliffe. Trundley lived to adulthood, married and had children, but died in an air raid in 1944. Date: 1903

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Making Christmas Crackers at Tom Smith's Featured 14 Dec 2016 Image

Making Christmas Crackers at Tom Smith's

Page from The Tatler reporting on the various stages involved in manufacturing Christmas crackers at the famous Tom Smith's factory. Top photograph shows women making up the shiny coats of the crackers, while others show the crackers being filled, packed and their feathered ends cut. Date: 1903

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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