Denis Healey, Labour politician, wearing a poppy
Denis Healey (Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey, b 1917), British Labour politician, served as Secretary of State for Defence 1964-1970 and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974-1979. Seen here wearing a poppy for Remembrance Day.
© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library
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Marine Hotel, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Marine Hotel, Durban, Natal Province, South Africa -- view across the water (above), and moonlight view from hotel balcony (below). Date: circa 1910
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Yellow flowered California poppy, Eschscholzia californica
Yellow flowered California poppy, Eschscholzia californica. . Handcolored illustration by Edwin Dalton Smith engraved by Watts from Charles McIntosh's Flora and Pomona 1829. McIntosh (1794-1864) was a Scottish gardener to European aristocracy and royalty, and author of many book on gardening. E.D. Smith was a botanical artist who drew for Robert Sweet, Benjamin Maund, etc.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans