Piltdown Man memorial, 1938
The site of the discovery of the Piltdown skull: the monolith memorial unveiled by Sir Keith Arthur on 22nd July 1938. The memorial was placed in the grounds of Barkham Manor at Piltdown, East Sussex, to mark the site of the discovery. Part of the inscription states 'Here, in the old river gravel, Mr. Charles Dawson , F.S.A, found the fossil skull of Piltdown Man, 1912-13'. The spectacular find was revealed to be an elaborate hoax in 1953. Date: 22nd July 1938
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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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Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor
Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Conductor. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease. The complex rules allow for two variants of the game, providing for prosecution of the person (or theatre) presenting the striptease.
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