Fra Angelico (1387-1455). The Coronation of the Virgin
Fra Angelico (1387-1455). Tuscan painter of early Renaissance, part of the Florentine school. The Coronation of the Virgin. 15th Century. Louvre Museum. Paris. France.
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Friday's Child by May Bowley
Friday's Child by May Bowley. A fortune-telling song telling a child's character or future based on the day they were born and help young children remember the days the week. Date: circa 1903
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The 'Whityngton Stone', Holloway, London, 1854
Engraving showing the 'Whityngton Stone', a memorial to Sir Richard Whittington (1358-1423), London, 1854. This stone was placed on the spot in Upper Holloway where he was traditionally supposed to have sat ruminating on his poor fortune, before hearing Bow Bells chiming 'Turn again, Whittington, Thrice Lord Mayor of London'.
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