Edible and toxic mushrooms, chromolithograph, published in 1897
Edible mushrooms, top: 1) Saffron milk cap (Lactarius deliciosus); 2) Morel (Morchella esculenta); 3) Ramaria aurea (or Clavaria flava); 4) Gyromitra esculenta (or Helvella esculenta); 5) Golden chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius); 6) PA©rigord truffle (Tuber melanosporum); 7) Sweet tooth (Hydnum repandum); 8) Slippery jack (Suillus luteus, or Boletus luteus); 9) Penny bun (Boletus edulis); 10) The Miller (Clitopilus prunulus, or Agaricus prunulus); 11) Parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera, Lepiota procera or Agaricus procerus); 12) Meadow mushroom (Agaricus campestris); 13) Birch bolete (Leccinum scabrum, or Boletus scaber). Toxic mushrooms, bottom: 1) False chanterelle (Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca, or Cantharellus aurantiacus); 2) The Sickener (Russula emetica); 3) Death cap (Amanita phalloides, or Agaricus phalloides); 4) Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum, or Scleroderma aurantiacum); 5) Grass green russula (Russula aeruginea, or Russula furcata); 6) woolly milkcap (Lactarius torminosus); 7) Bitter beech bolete (Caloboletus calopus, or Boletus pachypus); 8) Satan's bolete (Rubroboletus satanas, or Boletus Satanas); 9) Yellow stagshorn (Calocera viscosa); 10) Fly agaric (Amanita muscaria, or Agaricus muscarius); 11) Sulphur tuft (Hypholoma fasciculare, or Agaricus fascicularis); 12) Lurid bolete (Suillellus luridus, or Boletus luridus). Chromolithograph, published in 1897.
Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb. The college originated in 1863 and had previously housed students in hulks moored on the River Dart. Cadets as young as 13 were trained here in naval skills and leadership. Graduates from Dartmouth provided much of the officer corps of the Royal Navy through both World Wars. The present Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and Duke of York all attended the college. Now known as the Britannia Royal Naval College, this building still provides a training base for naval officers of many foreign and commonwealth countries as well as the Royal Navy. Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
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'East Coast Joys No 2 - Sun-bathing', LNER poster, 1931
Poster produced by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to the East coast of England. This poster, entitled 'Sun Bathing', was second in a series of six posters illustrating the various pastimes that could be enjoyed on the east coast. The posters formed a continuous scene when placed next to each other, but each was designed so that it could also stand alone. Artwork by Tom Purvis (1888-1957), who rallied for the professionalisation of commercial art. In 1930 he was one of the group of artists who founded the Society of Industrial Artists, which campaigned for improved standards of training for commercial artists in order to broaden their scope of employment.
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