15th May 1978: The Scotsman, the high speed, Inter-City 125 train, gliding out of London's King's Cross station, on its way to Edinburgh. The train is part of the new British Rail Inter-City service which will travel at speeds of up to 125 mph, thus cutting the previous time for journeys between the two cities. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia is enjoying a seaside holiday at Eastbourne
Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia is enjoying a seaside holiday at Eastbourne, Sussex.
The Emperor of Abyssinia keeping in touch with the news of the day at Eastbourne.
18 July 1938
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David slings the stone by J James Tissot - Bible
David slings the stone by J James Tissot. Illustration to book of Samuel (I), 17.49: And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth'. David defeats Goliath during a battle between the Israelites under Saul and the Philistines in the Valley of Elah. JJT: French painter, 15 October 1836 - 8 August 1902"