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Images Dated 12th March 2003

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Brighton Belle, SR poster, 1934 Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Brighton Belle, SR poster, 1934

Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) to promote services between London Victoria and Brighton on the Brighton Belle all pullman electric train, a journey that took one hour. A timetable is printed beneath the central lightning bolt. The lightning bolt and lettering were intended to convey the ideas of speed and modernity. Artwork by Charles Shep Shepherd, who studied art under Paul Woodroffe and was head of the studio at the Baynard Press. He designed posters for the Royal Mail Packet Steam Company and London Transport as well as SR

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Broken egg shell edge, SEM Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Broken egg shell edge, SEM

Broken egg shell edge. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the edge of a fragment of an egg shell. Hard-shelled eggs are produced by birds and some reptiles. The shell protects the embryo that develops inside, performing vital functions such as controlling the passage of air in and out of the egg through tiny pores. Thousands of these pores cover the egg shell surface. The thickness of the shell varies with its size, as normally a larger egg stretches the same amount of shell over a larger area, producing a thinner shell. Most of the egg shell material is calcium carbonate, and accounts for about a tenth of the egg's weight. Magnification unknown

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Model of a Cro-Magnon man doing a cave painting Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Model of a Cro-Magnon man doing a cave painting

Cave painting. Model of a Cro-Magnon man, a type of early modern human (Homo sapiens sapiens), doing a cave painting. It is thought that animals were painted onto the walls of the caves in which Cro-Magnons lived to give their hunters power over animals, ensuring a successful hunt. Cave paintings first appeared in Europe around 35, 000 years ago. Cro-Magnons lived in Europe, northern Africa and southern Asia from 50, 000 years ago. Cro-Magnons are so-called due to discoveries made in a rock shelter of that name in France. This model, from a Nordstar exhibition, was photograph- ed at the Naturkundemuseum in Stuttgart, Germany

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