Police Public Call Box, London
A police officer using a Police Public Call Box on a London street. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937. The one pictured is a Mackenzie Trench style police box, made famous by the long-running TV series, Doctor Who. The boxes were installed so that members of the public could make emergency calls to the police, but many boxes are now disused or have been withdrawn from service because of the prevalence of the mobile phone
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Chocolate Coloured Coons, The Palace of Chocolate
Chocolate Coloured Coons, The Palace of Chocolate, with G H Elliott and Alf Lawrence. G H Elliott was a music hall star and singer of the song, Fry's Chocolate Major, words by A J Mills, music by Bennett Scott.
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Advertisement for Fry's Chocolate and Cocoa Manufactory in Bristol showing illustrations of the roasting room, boiling sugar, grinding chocolate, the pan room, making bon bons and chocolate creams and finally the packing and weighing room.
March 22nd 1884
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