Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil
Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil - Distinguished and highly decorated soldier. As colonial administrator in Egypt and advisor to the Liberal government he helped to implement Army reforms (18671918). Part of Box 63 Boswell collection. Celebrities of the day.
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
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Firefighters in action, Waterden Road, London N1
Firefighters in action, Waterden Road, London N1, 23 January 1956. The basement windows had been bricked up, which caused delay in reaching the seat of the fire. Showing the men at work with sledgehammers and other implements, breaking through the brickwork. Date: 1956
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Socketed Axehead, 1200-700 BC (copper alloy)
469314 Socketed Axehead, 1200-700 BC (copper alloy) by Bronze Age (2000-600 BC); Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon, UK; (add.info.: This axe was a woodworking tool but could have been used as a weapon. The wooden handle fitted into the hollow socket at the base of the axehead and was then bound on tightly with cord. From Pondground Quarry, Holcombe Rogus, Westleigh, Devon, England.); out of copyright.
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