Amy Johnson CBE (1903-1941) - pioneering English female pilot - pictured standing in
Amy Johnson CBE (1903-1941) - pioneering English female pilot - pictured standing in front of her Gipsy Moth just before she undertook a 19-day solo flight to Australia. She died in 1941 when an aircraft she was ferrying crashed into the Thames estuary. Date: 1930
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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10th Duke with his four children, Billy, Andrew, Anne and Elizabeth at Bolton Abbey, c
3474047 10th Duke with his four children, Billy, Andrew, Anne and Elizabeth at Bolton Abbey, c.1938 (b/w photo)
; Collection of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, UK; (add.info.: Edward William Spencer Cavendish (1895-1950) 10th Duke of Devonshire, known as Marquess of Hartington.
William Cavendish (1917-44) Marquess of Hartington, killed in action in World War II.
Lord Andrew Cavendish (1920–2004) 11th Duke of Devonshire.
Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Alice Cavendish (b.1926)
Lady Anne Evelyn Beatrice Cavendish (1927–2010)); © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth; Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees; out of copyright.
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Festival Stilt Dance and Dancers - Dalian, Manchukuo, China
Manchukuo - a puppet state of the Empire of Japan in Northeast China and Inner Mongolia from 1932 until 1945. It was founded as a republic, but in 1934 it became a constitutional monarchy. It had limited international recognition and was under the de facto control of Japan. A Festival Stilt Dance. The area, collectively known as Manchuria, was the homeland of the Manchus, including the emperors of the Qing dynasty. In 1931, the region was seized by Japan following the Mukden Incident and a pro-Japanese government was installed one year later with Puyi, the last Qing emperor, as the nominal regent and later emperor. Manchukuo's government was dissolved in 1945 after the surrender of Imperial Japan at the end of World War II. Date: circa 1930s