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Dali Atomicus (1948)
Dali Atomicus (1948)
Science Photo Library

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Red army soldiers raising the soviet flag over the reichstag in berlin, germany, april 30
Red army soldiers raising the soviet flag over the reichstag in berlin, germany, april 30
Universal Images Group (UIG)

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Swindon Works Map, c.1940s
Swindon Works Map, c.1940s
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Whisky Galore! (1949) UK quad poster
Whisky Galore! (1949) UK quad poster
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Orson Welles as Harry Lime in The Third Man
Orson Welles as Harry Lime in The Third Man
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Firefighters standing by during the Blitz, London in WWII LFB150
Firefighters standing by during the Blitz, London in WWII LFB150
London Fire Brigade

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Kind Hearts And Coronets
Kind Hearts And Coronets
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Brighton Rock (1947) UK One Sheet
Brighton Rock (1947) UK One Sheet
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A montage for Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
A montage for Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
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A still image from Brighton Rock (1947)
A still image from Brighton Rock (1947)
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Holiday Haunts guide book, 1947
Holiday Haunts guide book, 1947
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero aircraft, World War 2
Mitsubishi A6M Zero aircraft, World War 2
Science Photo Library

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Dali Atomicus (1948) Featured Image

Dali Atomicus (1948)

Dali Atomicus (1948). This photographic artwork by Latvian-born US photographer Philippe Halsman (1906-1979) shows Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904-1989) in mid-air, with suspended objects, cats and water caught in surreal motion. At right is Dali's work Leda Atomica (1949). This is the unretouched version of Halsman's work, with an assistant (left) and strings (right) still visible. The scene was attempted 28 times before Halsman achieved the desired effect. Halsman and Dali collaborated on a number of works, of which this is the most famous

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A production still image from Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
A production still image from Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
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The Third Man
The Third Man
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John Bull 1947 1940s UK Arsenal football team changing rooms magazines managers
John Bull 1947 1940s UK Arsenal football team changing rooms magazines managers
Advertising Archives

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Camels 1946 1940s USA cigarettes smoking medical
Camels 1946 1940s USA cigarettes smoking medical
Advertising Archives

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ca 1944: portrait of Carmen Miranda
ca 1944: portrait of Carmen Miranda
Auscape Photo Library

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Blitz in Plymouth -- St Andrews Parish Church, WW2
Blitz in Plymouth -- St Andrews Parish Church, WW2
London Fire Brigade

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UK quad poster artwork for the 1999 release of The Third Man (1949)
UK quad poster artwork for the 1999 release of The Third Man (1949)
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Colour lobby card for Brighton Rock (1947)
Colour lobby card for Brighton Rock (1947)
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Petworth Railway Station - 2 May 1946
Petworth Railway Station - 2 May 1946
West Sussex County Council

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Southdown Sheep Fair September 1949, Sussex
Southdown Sheep Fair September 1949, Sussex
West Sussex County Council

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A Scene from the The Third Man (1949)
A Scene from the The Third Man (1949)
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Toby Twirl Adventures 1949 1940s UK mcitnt childrenA•s storys adventures childrens
Toby Twirl Adventures 1949 1940s UK mcitnt childrenA•s storys adventures childrens
Advertising Archives

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Blitz in Plymouth -- St Andrews Parish Church, WW2 Featured Image

Blitz in Plymouth -- St Andrews Parish Church, WW2

Blitz in Plymouth -- the smouldering remains of St Andrew's Parish Church, bombed and badly damaged in March 1941. The church was restored, and reconsecrated in November 1957

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B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 303rd Bomber Group 1945
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 303rd Bomber Group 1945
The Northcliffe Collection

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The launch of HMS Eagle aircraft carrier
The launch of HMS Eagle aircraft carrier
The Northcliffe Collection

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Dewey Defeats Truman Newspaper
Dewey Defeats Truman Newspaper
Universal Images Group (UIG)

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Bomb damage in Kilgour Road, SE London, WW2
Bomb damage in Kilgour Road, SE London, WW2
London Fire Brigade

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Mass spectrometer, 1954
Mass spectrometer, 1954
Science Photo Library

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Birmingham Snow Hill, c1940s
Birmingham Snow Hill, c1940s
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1941: portrait of actress Hedy Lamarr
1941: portrait of actress Hedy Lamarr
Auscape Photo Library

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Down Lambeth Way . Lambeth Walk is buying a Spitfire of its own
Down Lambeth Way . Lambeth Walk is buying a Spitfire of its own
TopFoto

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The Girl He Left Behind Is Still Behind Him. American World War II recruitment poster for
The Girl He Left Behind Is Still Behind Him. American World War II recruitment poster for
Granger Art on Demand

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Penzance Station, Cornwall, c.1940
Penzance Station, Cornwall, c.1940
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Joan Greenwood in Robert Hamers Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
Joan Greenwood in Robert Hamers Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
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Gordon Jackson and Morland Graham
Gordon Jackson and Morland Graham
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Mass spectrometer, 1954 Featured Image

Mass spectrometer, 1954

Mass spectrometer. Researchers adjusting the controls of a mass spectrometer. This is an all-metal demountable mass spectrometer. Mass spectroscopy is the use of strong magnetic and electric fields to ionise samples and separate them by mass and charge. This allows the chemical composition of the samples to be identified. Photographed in 1949, in the Physics Division of the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK

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Vincent Rapide HRD Series C black 1949 1940s 40s
Vincent Rapide HRD Series C black 1949 1940s 40s
Car Photo Library

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Swindon Works War Work, 22nd January 1942
Swindon Works War Work, 22nd January 1942
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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GWR First Class Sleeper Car, 1946
GWR First Class Sleeper Car, 1946
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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White leghorn chicken
White leghorn chicken
Fine Art Storehouse

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La Bouillabaisse restaurant in Soho London, England. 1945
La Bouillabaisse restaurant in Soho London, England. 1945
TopFoto

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Kings Square ( Market Place ) Enfield Town, London, with the King s Head Public House
Kings Square ( Market Place ) Enfield Town, London, with the King s Head Public House
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London s ever - improving transport system carries its works programme a step further
London s ever - improving transport system carries its works programme a step further
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Blitz in London - AFS firefighter, WW2
Blitz in London - AFS firefighter, WW2
London Fire Brigade

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Scene of devastation after flying bomb attack, WW2
Scene of devastation after flying bomb attack, WW2
London Fire Brigade

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A man and woman carrying out work on a steam hammer during WW2, 1942
A man and woman carrying out work on a steam hammer during WW2, 1942
STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Allard K1 Supercharged Roadster
Allard K1 Supercharged Roadster
Car Photo Library

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