Sir Henry Morton Stanley and his men exit a forest, Central
Engraving showing Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) (centre with walking stick), the Anglo-American journalist and explorer, and his companions leaving a dense forest, Central Africa. The original caption read: 'After one hundred and sixty days' continuous gloom, we saw the light of broad day shining all around us, and making all things beautiful...The men literally yelled and leaped for joy, and raced over the ground with their burdens.' - Extract from one of Mr. Stanley's letters'.
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Spanish Sink Revenge
Sir Richard Grenville in the 'Revenge' fights the Spanish, but 'Revenge' is sunk. He defends his ship of 150 for 15 hours against 15 ships of 5000 men (1 of 2)
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Anglo-Saxon by David Wright
Anglo-Saxon by David Wright, featuring a glamorous and curvaceous blonde wearing a 1940's style white blouse. Wright produced a series of over 160 illustrations or 'pin-ups' for 'The Sketch' during the 1940's. David Wright's 'Lovelies' proved hugely popular and adorned practically every military mess, bunker, dormitory or club room in the country during World War II.
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