Welsh women road builders, South Wales
A group of twenty Welsh women road builders in Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales, holding their spades. They built the road to Hook in 1903-4 to facilitate transport to the colliery. They also worked at the colliery itself and gathered boughs which were used as pit props, for which they were paid ninepence per hundredweight "
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A simple device for removing a wart
Contrary to the title of this picture, a complicated and convoluted machine to help a sufferer remove a wart from his head. A series of pullies and wheels activated by a lever will eventually succeed in lowering the user with a jolt and successful removing the wart which is precarious tied with thread hanging from a hook above the head. Yikes. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
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The Election III The Polling, 1754-55 (oil on canvas)
SJS1998 The Election III The Polling, 1754-55 (oil on canvas) by Hogarth, William (1697-1764); 101.5x127 cm; Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum, London; (add.info.: Plate III of four in Humours of an Election series;
Rival electoral processions clog the bridge. A broken down coach represents Britain suggesting the country has been let down by political leaders - the coachmen ignore Britannia. Old soldier tenders oath but is challenged by advocate as, having lost right hand, cannot lay it on bookallegory of state of nation as Britannia's coach founders as driver cheats at cards;); A© Sir John Soane's Museum ; English, out of copyright
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