10th August 1942: Nursery school children gather round a Chrysler car belonging to Mrs JG Winan, the wife of the US ambassador to Britain. Wynan has arrived to open a new Port of London Residential nursery at Sacombe Park, Ware. The nursery has been set up under the auspices of the Save The Children Fund and is financed by the Daughters of the American Revolution, an American fund-raising society. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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Enema treatment, 18th century
Enema treatment. 18th-century artwork titled 'Le Curieux' (The Curious), showing an enema treatment about to be applied by a maid to a woman (lower right), while a man looks on through a window in the door at left. This artwork, by the French artist Pierre-Antoine Baudouin (1723-1769), is part of a larger genre of titillating and risque boudoir scenes that became popular in 18th-century France. This copy of the artwork is held at the Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF).
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The Old Curiosity Shop, schoolroom
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens, first published in the weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock from 1840 to 1841 and then as its own book in 1841. The puzzled dunce... drew closer to the master's elbow and boldly cast his eye upon the page. Date: C.1850
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