Mountain Climbing - British Patagonian Expedition - Liverpool Street Station, London
Some of the seven member joint British Patagonian Expedition, the team of climbers who in January conquered the 10, 000ft 'unclimbable' fortress mountain in the Patagonian Andes of Chile, are picture at Liverpool Street Station on their arrival in London after disembarking at Tilbury. (l-r) Gordon Hibberd, 32 year old electrician from Barnsley, Mrs Niki Clough, John Gregory, 25 year old trainee quarry manager from Sheffield and Niki's husband Ian Clough, from Glencoe, leader of the expedition. Mr Gregory and Mr Hibberd and Dave Nicol made the final assault on the summit. Mrs Clough has come home with her right leg in plaster after breaking it descending Cuernos mountain.
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Baggage Label for the Cunard Line
A fine example of a luggage label - a bag label for the Cunard Line, featuring a picture of the RMS Mauretania. According to the notes on the reverse of this tag, the baggage attached to this particular label was destined for the hold on a journey from New York to Southampton, sailing on 1st November 1933 on the RMS Aquitania. The passenger (Miss Alberta Agnes Sharpe) is detailed as a 'Tourist', residing on Deck C, Stateroom no.141, bed B!
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WW1 - Troops returning to front, Victoria Station, London
WW1 - British troops gathered by Victoria Station, London. They prepare for their return to the front after leave. Grouped together under the street lights at the station, they talk amongst themselves, smoke, and sleep, and wait to return to war. Date: 1916
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