Railway signal at night
Colour-light signalling, a modern innovation in the early 1960s, on an electrified railway line. Electrification of busy routes demanded a system of train control that was rapid and reliable; a demand met by this signalling system. Photograph by Heinz Zinram
© Mary Evans / Heinz Zinram Collection
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FRANCE. Orange. Arc de Triomphe. Triumphal Arch
FRANCE. Orange. Arc de Triomphe. Triumphal Arch decorated with sirens, Gaulish trophies, combatants and captives; thought to have been constructed during reign of the Emperor Augustus (63 BC-19 AD). Roman art. Early Empire. Sculpture.
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Portrait of G. K Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), English author, journalist and essayist. Chesterton was the author of some 63 books by the time of his death including biographies of Robert Browning, Robert Louis Stevenson, and, after his conversion to Catholicism in 1922, St. Francis of Assissi and St. Thomas Aquinas. He was a regular contributor to the Illustrated London News from until his death in 1936.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans