Music - The Spectrum - Portobello Road, London
New faces in the antique market of London's busy Portobello Road belong to 'The Spectrum', a London pop group that has been signed to a 100, 000 TV and film contract by producers Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. The group are (l-r) Keith Forsey, Tony Atkins, Colin Forsey, Anthony Judd and Bill Chambers.
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Fire-escape patent, 1879
Fire-escape patent, 1879. Artwork of a fire escape device designed by Benjamin Oppenheimer. The parachute is attached by harness to the person's head while thick rubber soled shoes were worn to cushion the landing. It was claimed that the device would allow the person to escape a building fire by jumping out of the window of any height without any injury or harm.
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Dressing room. Melbourne Wedding Belle, 1954
A black and white photograph of a woman shopping in a department store. She is being shown a dress by a shop assistant. The room is sparsely decorated with a rail of clothing in the background. A mannequin standing in a floor length skirt is also visible in the photograph. A large ashtray stand is placed next to the sitting female.
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