Pictured at Biggin Hill id the team of five men and one girl, a 20 year old secretary
Pictured at Biggin Hill id the team of five men and one girl, a 20 year old secretary, who are embarking on the most dangerous journey on earth - the 1000 mile trip down the Blue Nile. The team, led by Captain Bill Sutton (extremem left) is Chris Loxton, 36 of Middlesex, Alex Low, a photographer of Hampstead, Tom Stacey, 39, author and publisher of Stonegate, Sussex, Roger Burrows, 40, a former piolt, of Shepherds Bush, London and attractive Jocelyn Etherington.On the extreme right is 20 year old June Baker of Farnham, surrey, who is to go as far as Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, where she will be radio contact with the expedition. The two month expedition, costing £7000 starts at Lake Tana in Ethiopia and ends at Khartoum in the Sudan.
1 March 1968
Siamese girl, Bangkok, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers
Siamese girl, Bangkok, 1898. 'Siamesisches Madchen'. From "Rund um die Erde" [Round the Earth], written and illustrated by C. W. Allers. [Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, Stuttgart, 1898]
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Fewer Falsies For Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio: July, 1949. X-ray testing for tuberculosis in six cities has revealed that the women of Cleveland use less synthetic torso curves than those of any of the other cities. This Cleveland native is examining a pair of the chest projectors that she doesn't need, while Seattle is indignant over the charge that the women there wear more falsies than anywhere else.
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