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.
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Three evening outfits by Drecoll, Premet and Paul Poiret
Three evening outfits by Drecoll, Premet and Paul Poiret, for the arrival of the Flying Cloud at Cannes, France. On the left, a black dress with lace. In the middle, a blue dress with silver and green trimmings. On the right, a middle eastern style dress in silver with an orange and green design, and a bright blue cloak.
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Avro 683 Lancaster PR-1
Royal Air Force Raf, F2 (Pr) Squadron, Avro 683 Lancaster Pr-1 Flying the River Gambia and Coast Undertaking an Aerial Survey of Gambia and Other British Colonial Empire Countries in Africa Between 1946 and 1949 for the UK Government Colonial Office Date: 1946
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