Union Workhouse, Wellington, Somerset
The Wellington Union workhouse on North Street, Wellington, Somerset. A group of local children stand outside. The workhouse, designed by County Surveyor, Richard Carver, was erected in 1836-7. It later became an old people's home known as The Lodge.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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Anthony Asquith as a boy at 10 Downing Street, London
Anthony Asquith (1902-1968) as a boy at 10 Downing Street, Central London, when his father, Herbert Henry Asquith, was Prime Minister. His toy aeroplane has travelled beyond the garden wall, and a helpful policeman is returning it. Asquith was a leading film director from the late 1920s until the mid 1960s.
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Yvonne as Astarte, the Goddess of the Moon, Daly's Theatre
Yvonne as Astarte, the Goddess of the Moon, at Daly's Theatre, London. Yvonne was a musical comedy with book and lyrics by Percy Greenbank, and music by Jean Gilbert and Vernon Duke (Dukelsky). It was adapted by Greenbank from an Austrian musical of the same name. Ivy Tresmand played the title role.
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library