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Images Dated 23rd August 2012

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Hms Tireless 2013 Featured 23 Aug 2012 Image

Hms Tireless 2013

Image of HMS TIRELESS at sea.
HMS Tireless is over 25 years old but still playing a vital role in the front-line Fleet. HMS Tireless is the third of the seven Trafalgar-class submarines built at Barrow by Vickers. She was launched on 17 March 1984, so she has been plying her trade in the Royal Navy for more than a quarter of a century, but a lengthy overhaul of her propulsion, weapons systems and sensors put her in good shape for the gruelling programme of training and trials which followed

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1969 Mexican Grand Prix - Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt: Jackie Stewart, 4th position, in converstion with a relaxed Jochen Rindt, retired Featured 23 Aug 2012 Image

1969 Mexican Grand Prix - Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt: Jackie Stewart, 4th position, in converstion with a relaxed Jochen Rindt, retired

1969 Mexican Grand Prix
Mexico City, Mexico. 19 October 1969.
Jackie Stewart (Matra MS80-Ford), 4th position, in converstion with a relaxed Jochen Rindt (Lotus 49B-Ford), retired, portrait.
Ref: Colour Transparency.
World Copyright: LAT Photographic

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Count of St Germain, French alchemist Featured 23 Aug 2012 Image

Count of St Germain, French alchemist

Count of St Germain (c.1712-1784), French alchemist. St Germain was a French courtier and adventurer who rose to prominence in Europe in the mid-18th century. He was also known as a charlatan, inventor, and alchemist. Little biographical information is known about him, though some of the stories of his life gave rise to legends and myths. This 1783 engraving is by Nicolas Thomas, based on a painting that is now lost. The title and inscription are in French, translating as: celebrated alchemist, comparing St Germain to Prometheus, who gave fire to mankind, and talking about God and gaining control over Nature

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