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Royal Naval uniform: pattern 1795-1812. Vice-Admiral's full dress coat belonging to Lord Nelson. The coat is of blue wool cloth with blue stand-up collar, lapels and cuffs. before 1805.

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Obverse view of Suffragette Hunger Strike medal. Silver Hunger Strike Medal with green, white, purple striped ribbon. Inscribed "For Valour / Hunger Strike / Florence Haig" plus the dates of her hunger strikes. Suffragettes treated the fight for the vote as a military campaign. From 1909, those who served prison terms for militancy were awarded medals for their service to the cause. Imitating military honours, hunger strike medals were decorated with enamelled tricolour bars, each bar…

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World's top ten most significant people EVER (according to Wikipedia)

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Is one of these brave Tommies your ancestor?

Doing his duty: A soldier of the Durham Light Infantry sporting the ribbon of the Military Cross

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Farrow & Ball "Oval Room Blue, No. 85" paint color. A typical late 18th, early 19th century colour which appears time and again in historic schemes. Dark Tones Undercoat.

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