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Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital And Midwifery Training School, Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith And Fulham, Greater London. Midwives leaving the hospital on motorised bicycles carrying analgesia apparatus. Photographed for the Topical Press Agency Ltd in July 1939.
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Somerset House Big Ice Dance Workout
People enjoy ice skating at Somerset House Ice Rink, Strand in London during the launch of the Somerset House Big Ice Dance Workout.
© PA Wire/Press Association Images
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Victorian Wallpaper - in popular emerald green - which contained poisonous arsenic
Victorian Wallpaper - in popular emerald green - which contained poisonous arsenic. William Morris, famed for his wallpaper designs, was the son of the owner of the largest arsenic producing company in the country. He was sceptical that arsenic was bad for you and held that because he had arsenical wallpaper in his home (and wasn't sick) it had to be something else! Morris did however stop using arsenic in their papers as the result of public pressure, newspaper reports and a general idea that arsenic was toxic, not just when ingested. Date: 19th century
© Mary Evans / The National Archives, London. England.