Jesse Jackson, Keith Vaz, Diane Abbott and Bernie Grant
Jesse Jackson (Jesse Louis Jackson Sr, b 1941), American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. Seen here at a press conference table alongside Keith Vaz (Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz, b 1956), Diane Abbott (Diane Julie Abbott, b 1953) and Bernie Grant (Bernard Alexander Montgomery Grant, 1944-2000), all three British Labour politicians.
© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library
Steam train at Kingston, South Island, New Zealand
A steam train, the Kingston Flyer, at Kingston, South Island, New Zealand. Kingston is a small town at the southernmost end of Lake Wakatipu. The Kingston Flyer historic railway service is closely associated with the town. It operates over a 14 kilometre long preserved section of the former Kingston Branch, which provided a rail link to Kingston for over a century, opening in 1878 and closing in 1979. In its heyday this line was considered to be one of the most important in New Zealand.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/HUBERTUS KANUS
Lady Patricia Ramsay and her son
Lady Patricia Ramsay, formerly Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886-1974) with her son, Master Alexander Ramsay of Mar (1919-2000) around 1927. Lady Patricia chose to marry one of her father's ADCs, the Hon. Alexander Ramsay. When her father, the Duke of Connaught, eventually agreed to the marriage, the couple enjoyed the first Royal wedding to be celebrated in Westminster Abbey since the thirteenth century. Patricia gave up royal titles, but remained a member of the royal family, present on State and family occasions. She was a gifted artist.
© Charlotte Zeepvat/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library