Production of Gounods Faust by Carl Rosa Opera Company
Characters from Charles Gounod's opera Faust in a touring production by the Carl Rosa Opera Company. Seen here are Charles Manners as Bertram, the Irish tenor Barton McGuckin as Faust, Amanda Fabris as Maritana, and Fanny Moody as Marguerite.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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Midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans, tadpole
Midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans, tadpole, and dyeing dart frog, Dendrobates tinctorius. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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Barbara Windsor at Darts Marathon, Cornwall
Barbara Windsor, actress, shaking hands with Malcolm Winters, darts player and pub employee, watched by other players, at the famous First and Last Inn at the village of Sennen, Land's End, Cornwall. A 24-hour darts marathon was taking place for charity, and Barbara Windsor was there to throw the first dart.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ANDREW BESLEY