Petrol station, Old Brompton Road, London SW7
Brew Brothers petrol station in Old Brompton Road, London SW7, where a fire and explosion occurred in a basement store, 20 July 1957. The damage at ground level involved the public paving, pavement lights in the station forecourt, window glass and partition walls in the kiosk, the metal parts of a sign (marked X) and steel framing under the canopy.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
The King's cabinet de travail (study) at Versailles. The Sun King by Nancy Mitford, page 248.
The Palace of Versailles was built over a period of 60 years by some 36, 000 men and was occupied by three successive kings before the French Revolution. Over 1, 000 nobles were in residence here during the reign of Louis XIV.
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