The DRG Class SVT 877 Hamburg Flyer
The DRG Class SVT 877 Hamburg Flyer sometimes also Flying Hamburger or in German Fliegender Hamburger was Germany's first fast diesel train, and is credited with establishing the fastest regular railway connection in the world in its time. Correctly named the Baureihe SVT 877, the diesel-electric powered train was used to carry passengers on the BerlinHamburg line (roughly 178 miles). It entered service in 1933.
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Celebrities in the guise of Gods and Muses - Anrep Mosaic
Celebrities in the guise of Gods and Muses - represented in mosaics in the National Gallery, London Entrance Hall - the work of Boris Anrep (1883 - 1969), a Russian mosaicist active in Britain.
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Patriotic poster, Buy British - Look at it from Both Sides
Look at it from Both Sides - One the one hand employment, on the other - moneu to spend. - Buy British and be self-supporting. Part of a government campaign to tackle a balance of payments crisis, reinforced by a speech by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), promoting the importance of buying from British farms and factories to reduce unemployment and boost the national economy, with the second choice being to buy from the British Empire.
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