Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action
Will he win the National" again? GOLDEN MILLER: The photograph was taken at Leicester when "The Miller" had little more than gentle exercise in disposing of five other moderate chasers. Miss Dorothy Paget's eight-year-old gelding will be seen out at Cheltenham, when, in the race for the Gold Cup, we shall see whether he is the champion of old."
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French Wagons-Lit poster
Poster advertising the French National Railways Wagon-Lits (sleeper train) service to Switzerland, Italy and the Cote d'Azur and giving us a fascinating glimpse at the typical interior of a cabin in second class complete with beds, vanity cabinet and lovely wooden art deco finishes
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The Wiener Riesenrad
The Wiener Riesenrad (German for Viennese Giant Wheel'), or Riesenrad is a Ferris wheel at the entrance of the Prater amusement park in Leopoldstadt, the 2nd district of Austria's capital Vienna. It was one of the earliest Ferris wheels, erected in 1897 to celebrate Emperor Franz Josef I's Golden Jubilee. The designer was an Englishman, Walter Basset."
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection