Metropolitan Police officer on traffic duty
A Metropolitan Police officer, PC Edward Ridout of Chelsea Police Station, on traffic duty. He is standing by a zebra crossing to help a little boy across the road. A 49 bus to Streatham Common has stopped -- the little boy himself pulls a toy red bus along behind him. Date: 1950s
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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1957 nuclear test: Fall-out
Fallout: The sinister and prolonged after-effect of nuclear explosions: a drawing illustrating some characteristics of this haunting phenomenon.An illustration by special Illustrated London News artist G.H Davis, with the cooperation of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, showing the dangers of nuclear fall-out. Britain's first nuclear tests in May 1957 prompted fears about the long term effects of the explosions on human life. Possible dangers listed here include radio-active dust and particles in rain, and the contamination of fish stocks.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Buman (Illig Qaghan), founder of Kaghanate Buman (Illig Qaghan)
Bumin Khagan (Illig Qaghan, reigned 551-552), founder of the Turkic Kaghanate. This form of government was typical for the Eurasian Steppe from the 6th to the 10th century.
circa 6th century
© AEO Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools / Mary Evans
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