Star Loco; A scene from the Ealing Comedy, 'Titfield Thunderbolt'
6th September 1952: A scene from the Ealing comedy, 'Titfield Thunderbolt' with the Thunderbolt played by the 'Lion' a 114 year old locomotive lent by the Liverpool Engineering Society which originally ran on the Liverpool-Manchester line. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6043 - The Thunderbolt Rides Again - pub.1952 (Photo by Daniel Farson/Picture Post/Getty Images)
Ursa Major constellation, Bode Star Atlas
Ursa Major constellation. This star map shows the northern hemisphere constellation of Ursa Major (the Great Bear) as published by the German astronomer Johann Elert Bode (1747-1826) in 1805. The publication is known as the Bode Star Atlas. Below Ursa Major is the constellation of Leo Minor, with other constellations surrounding these two. All these constellations are represented by mythological figures. Within Ursa Major is the famous asterism known as the Big Dipper or Plough, used by many cultures to locate the North Celestial Pole.
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Daniel in the lions' den - Bible, Old Testament
Daniel in the lions' den - Daniel was among the Jewish captives taken from Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon ( modern day Iraq), From Old Testament stories, published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London c.1880.
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