Cartoon, theatre managers and Queen Victoria
Cartoon, theatre managers (Irving, Toole, James and Bancroft) besieging Queen Victoria at Windsor. Now that a rumour has gone abroad that Her Majesty will one more give theatrical entertainments at Windsor, she mustn't feel surprised if she is a little worried by theatre managers.
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Wolseley at Myat-Toon's stronghold, Burma, 1853
Sir Garnet Wolseley(1833-1913) as a young officer in the British army, storming Myat-Toon's stronghold, Burma, February 1853. 'Impetuously eager to distinguish himself in this, his first serious fight, the young officer was rushing forward, well ahead of the men.' Date: February 1853
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A busy time for the police: King Faruk's wedding
Attempting to hold at bay the people that thronged round the Abdin Palace and nearly penetrated the courtyard. The Sphere reports that, "The crowds were good-humoured enough, but a firm stand had to be taken as there was no knowing to what lengths they would go to in their delirious enthusiasm."
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