The Napier experimental team in front of Hawker Tempest?
The Napier experimental team in front of Hawker Tempest V, NV768, fitted with an annular radiator, July 1946. Standing: F.S. Lester, Flight Test Engineer; R.C. Marcell, Chief Draughtsman; K.H. Greenly, Project Engineer and S.A. Clark, Chief Inspector. Seated: Mike Randrup, Chief Test Pilot; F.L. Parris, Works Manager; C.L. Cowdrey, Chief Installation Engineer; C.F. Vickers, Chief Designer and J.B. Waite, Liaison Engineer. Date: 1946
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R. C. Lehmann
Rudolph Chambers "R.C." Lehmann (3 January 1856 22 January 1929), English writer and Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1906 to 1910. As a writer he was best known for three decades in which he was a major contributor to Punch as well as founding editor of Granta magazine. Was deeply opposed to the Olympic reform following the 1912 Stockholm Games where there were moves to raise funds in order to pay to train athletes. This photograph was featured in The Sketch at the time he declared athletes from other countries were 'professional slaves'. Date: 1912
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Marseilles, France - Notre Dame de la Garde basilica
Notre-Dame de la Garde (Our Lady of the Guard) basilica, in the French city of Marseilles. The church was built in the Neo-Byzantine style on a limestone outcrop at the highest point of Marseilles. The church is the site of an annual pilgrimage on Assumption Day, 15 August.
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