Rosemundy House, St Agnes, Cornwall. Early 1900s
View of the front of Rosemundy House, St Agnes, including the front garden. Two young women in nursing uniform are visible through the lower bay window to the right, one of which is holding a toddler. A young child is seated in a pram outside the window. Photographer: Unknown.
© From the collection of the RIC
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Fire at 298 Old Brompton Road, London SW5
Fire at 298 Old Brompton Road, London SW5, 25 February 1956. A mother is reunited with her son after a dramatic rescue by Sub Officers Kirby and Temple under dangerous conditions. The child had been left in his cot in the front room before the fire started.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Animals - Spitfire the Polar Bear - London Airport - 1956
Spitfire, the polar bear cub enjoys a drink of water by Norah Standerwick, a receptionist at London Airport, before commencing the next stage of her journey. Spitfire, born at Nuremberg Zoo, was flown into London Airport from Frankfurt. The first baby polar bear in Britain since the birth of Brumas at London Zoo, weighs 60 pounds, she is going to Whipsnade Zoo children's corner.
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