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Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.


The family photograph album contains never before seen images of the Titanic during her launch

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Marilyn in her prime: Monroe poses at the age of 27 for her trusted make-up artist in never-before-seen pictures

Monroe, by now a superstar, pictured relaxing at home in a shot from 1962 taken by photographer George Barris


A knocker-up’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on…


Egypt - This is a rare image of the Sphinx taken from a hot air balloon, in the early 19th century. This is before excavation and restoration.

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Superfan sells collection of rare photos of Marilyn Monroe for $66,000

183 rare personal photos of Marilyn Monroe, taken by super fan James Collins, one of 'The Monroe 6' sold at auction. Marilyn knew them by name and granted them special access into her life while she was living in NY.


Early 1900 taken by Horace Warner - Spitalfields Nippers - A girl wears a fine dress from an earlier era, probably obtained at the nearby Houndsditch rag market

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Uncovered: The haunting last photograph of the Lady of the Lamp, Florence Nightingale

The photo was taken in 1910. It’s the last photograph taken of Florence Nightingale. (It's rare: she was reluctant throughout her life to be photographed.) It shows 90 year old Florence in her bedroom at her home in London. The photo was taken by Lizzie Caswall Smith. On the back of the photo Smith wrote, “Taken just before she died, house near Park Lane.

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Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims

Elizabeth Tailboys, illegitimate daughter of Henry VIII and his lover, Bessie Blount, should have taken the thrown before Elizabeth I after Mary died. This could have drastically altered English history. Read more: