Reading War Hospital, Reading, Berkshire
During the First World War, the Reading Union workhouse (opened 1867) on Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, was used as a military hospital. A group of convalescing troops, including one black soldier, stand at the hospital entrance. A British soldier, left, is on gate duty. A group of women, one pushing a pram, pass by on the right.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
Children Throw Bricks
The new housing is built, but there's no provision for the young : except a waste land strewn with bricks and stones for them to chuck at one another or at passers-by.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/HENRY GRANT
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Great Zimbabwe Ancient Ruins, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Great Zimbabwe Ancient Ruins, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), a ruined city in the south-east of Zimbabwe, near Lake Mutirikwe and the town of Masvingo. Archaeological excavations were undertaken by David Randall-MacIver for the British Association between 1905 and 1906. Date: circa 1905
© Mary Evans / Pharcide
1900s, 1905, 1906, Africa, African, Ancient, Archaeological, Association, Brick, Bricks, Brickwork, British, City, David, Excavations, Great, Maciver, Randall, Rhodesia, Ruin, Ruined, Ruins, Site, South, Southern, Stone, Stones, Wall, Walls, Zimbabwe