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Images Dated 22nd June 2004

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The Arrival of the First Thor Ballistic Missile to RAF Bom Featured 22 Jun 2004 Print

The Arrival of the First Thor Ballistic Missile to RAF Bom

Photograph of the delivery of first Thor Ballistic Missile to an RAF Base in Norfolk, 19th September 1958. Sixty-five feet long, it was carried to the site from a nearby American base on a 90 foot long transporter. The Thor's nuclear war-head was retained by the Americans and any British decision to launch this missile would have been subject to American approval. RAF Regiment guards can be seen in the foreground, ready to deter any naughty ideas

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Mental patient strapped into a restraining chair Featured 22 Jun 2004 Print

Mental patient strapped into a restraining chair

Restraining chair. Engraving of a mentalpatient strapped into a restraining chair whichprevents movement. The patient has a device on hishead to restrict that part of his body. The chairhas a bucket attached to the underside to catchthe patient's excreta. Image of the "tranquilizingchair" of 1811 which was designed by Americandoctor Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). An influentialphysician, Rush tried to establish humaneconditions for the treatment of the insane and isknown as the "father of American psychiatry".However, he also believed that insanity could becured by bleeding and purging the patient

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Landing Oranges at Fresh Wharf, London Bridge, 1874 Featured 22 Jun 2004 Print

Landing Oranges at Fresh Wharf, London Bridge, 1874

Engraving showing the belly of a cargo ship, being unloaded of oranges at Fresh Wharf, London. The oranges, in rectangular crates, are being lifted out of the hold by winches then carried ashore by dockworkers. In this picture one can clearly see the large cushions the dockers wore over their head and shoulders, in order to protect them from the crates that they carried on their heads. The oranges were a special cargo brought to London, from warmer climes, just in time for Christmas

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