Advertisement for Liberty's new shops, London
An advertisement for Liberty's new shops about to open in Argyll Place, off Regent Street, London. Liberty & Co have had the exterior and interior built in 16th century style, with timbers from two old warships, the HMS Hindustan and the HMS Impregnable.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
16th, 1924, 20s, Advert, Advertisement, Advertising, Argyll, Building, Central, Century, End, Exterior, Hindustan, Historical, History, Hms, Impregnable, Interior, Liberty, New, Nostalgia, Old, Opening, Place, Recycling, Regent, Ship, Ships, Shop, Shops, Street, Style, Tatler, Timber, Timbers, Trade, Twenties, War Ship, War Ships, West, Wood
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt - 9
Zabbaleen of Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt. A man catches a pig by the leg. It will be eaten. There is little time for religious niceties among the poverty and filth of the rubbish tip. Behind the man is a house made of currugated tin Date: circa 1995
© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library
Burning, City, Dirt, Dirty, Filth, Filthy, Garbage, Heap, Plastic, Poor, Poverty, Recycle, Recycling, Refuse, Rubbish, Scavenger, Scavenging, Smoke, Smoking, Stench, Stink, Stinking, Tip, Tips, Trash, Waste, Zaballeen, Zabbaleen, Zabbalin, Zebaleen
Victorian jewellery remounted as diamond brooches 1937
This illustration shows how pieces of Victorian jewellery were being reused as ornamental brooches more in keeping with the 1930s. The jewellery department in Army & Navy invited owners of similar jewels to submit designs allowing them to adapted their old jewellery into more desirable brooches of the time.
© Mary Evans Picture Library