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Val Perrin’s Empty Brick Lane - In this final selection from Val Perrin‘s superb pictures of Spitalfields taken between 1970-72, and published now for the first time, I have focussed on his atmospheric photography of the deserted streets, recording the sense of abandonment and dereliction which prevailed at that time. | Spitalfields Life

Val Perrin’s Empty Brick Lane - In this final selection from Val Perrin‘s superb pictures of Spitalfields taken between 1970-72, and published now for the first time, I have focussed on his atmospheric photography of the deserted streets, recording the sense of abandonment and dereliction which prevailed at that time. | Spitalfields Life

Photograph from "Our Wonderful Women" a World War Two book published By Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd recording the service which women in Britain gave during wartime.

Photograph from "Our Wonderful Women" a World War Two book published By Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd recording the service which women in Britain gave during wartime.

The Kiss Of Life by Rocco Morabito, 1968 Pulitzer Prize.   Showed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation between two workers on a utility pole. Randall G.Champion was unconscious and hanging upside down after contacting a high voltage line; fellow lineman J.D. Thompson revived him while strapped to the pole by the waist. Champion survived and lived until 2002, when he died of heart failure at the age of 64; Thompson is still living. The photograph was published in newspapers around the world.

The Kiss Of Life by Rocco Morabito, 1968 Pulitzer Prize. Showed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation between two workers on a utility pole. Randall G.Champion was unconscious and hanging upside down after contacting a high voltage line; fellow lineman J.D. Thompson revived him while strapped to the pole by the waist. Champion survived and lived until 2002, when he died of heart failure at the age of 64; Thompson is still living. The photograph was published in newspapers around the world.

Symbol in the smoke: Herbert Mason's iconic photograph of St Pauls dome emerging from the smoke of raging fires in surrounding streets.

Symbol in the smoke: Herbert Mason's iconic photograph of St Pauls dome emerging from the smoke of raging fires in surrounding streets.

Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris is possibly the most visited graveyard in the world, and its known as much for the beauty of its monuments as for the celebrity of its occupants.  However, arguably the most dramatic tomb belongs to an author most people have never heard of.

Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris is possibly the most visited graveyard in the world, and its known as much for the beauty of its monuments as for the celebrity of its occupants. However, arguably the most dramatic tomb belongs to an author most people have never heard of.

French airship Alsace shot down on 3 October 1915, near Rethel. The crew survived unharmed...

French airship Alsace shot down on 3 October 1915, near Rethel. The crew survived unharmed...

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