Great British Adventurers - Lawrence of Arabia - 1927
Aircraftsman Thomas Edward Shaw on his motorcycle; a Brough Superior SS100. Shaw was better known as Lt Col T.E. Lawrence or 'Lawrence of Arabia - A major factor in the Desert War in WWI, an adviser to Prince Faisal during the Versailles Peace Conference, a renowned author and an archaeolgist. He was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1935.
Royalty - Royal Ascot Opening Day
Leading the Royal procession up the course on arrival at the Royal Ascot race meeting, on the opening day, comes the first of the open carriages, with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, the Earl of Snowdon and Duke of Beaufort.
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MEMORIAL DAY, 1868. Mourners decorating the grave of General Frederick W. Lander in Salem
MEMORIAL DAY, 1868.
Mourners decorating the grave of General Frederick W. Lander in Salem, Massachusetts, during the first nationwide observance of Memorial (Decoration) Day, 30 May 1868. Contemporary American wood engraving after a drawing by J. Warren Thyng.
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