Keir Hardie, socialist politician, giving a speech, London
James Keir Hardie (1856-1915), Scottish socialist politician and labour leader, a founder of the Independent Labour Party and of the British Labour Party. Seen here in Trafalgar Square, London, speaking to a large crowd of people at a Suffragettes' Free Speech meeting.
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Daniel Webster and quote on God granting Liberty
A postcard illustrating a quote by Daniel Webster (1782-1852) - a leading American statesman and senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War. Webster was appointed the Secretary of State under three US Presidents. 'God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it'. Date: 1908
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Advertisement for Liberty's new shops, London
An advertisement for Liberty's new shops about to open in Argyll Place, off Regent Street, London. Liberty & Co have had the exterior and interior built in 16th century style, with timbers from two old warships, the HMS Hindustan and the HMS Impregnable.
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