Fortnum and Mason BL29135
Fortnum And Mason, 181 Piccadilly, Greater London. The entrance at the corner of Jermyn Street and Duke Street, with scaffolding visible during rebuilding of the Piccadilly frontage of the department store. The store was rebuilt between 1926 and 1928. The photograph was taken for the architectural practice of Wimperis, Simpson & Guthrie. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co in August 1927.
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The Sailing of a Humpback Whale and Display of its Tail in Juneau, Alaska, United States of America
The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12-16 m (39-52 ft) and weigh about 36, 000 kg (79, 000 lb). The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. It is known for breaching and other distinctive surface behaviors, making it popular with whale watchers.
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World Cup Trophy - Central Hall, Westminster
Kenneth Tonkin, 11, looks at the Jules Rimet Cup, on display at the National Stamp Exhibition (Stampex) at the Central Hall, Westminster. He was chosen to open the exhibition after being named the youngest winner in the Stampex competition, and was also presented with a football signed by the entire Brazilian soccer team. The World Cup trophy is being kept under continuous guard throughout the exhibition.
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