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Dickens's London: in pictures

Another Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building of the Albert Embankment in 1866-9. It is part of a collection of images by William Strudwick, which are among the only surviving mid 19th-century images of a London working class district.


K9 Thunder 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer, South Korea

Picture of the K9 Thunder The K9 Thunder can land three successive 155mm shells in a single target area within 15 seconds of firing the first.

A bus and a midget car in a London street. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). Circa 1928


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