Lingering music sheet cover
Music sheet for 'Lingering', performed at The Palais de Danse, London. The music was written by T. W. Thurban and the words by John P. Harrington. A couple are dancing in the foreground, the woman wearing a little red dress, the man in a harlequin costume. In the background a fancy dress ball at The Palais de Danse is underway. Date: 1921
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J.B. Hobbs scores the run to make his 126th Century, 1926
Photograph of John Berry Hobbs scoring the single run which took him to his 126th first-class century, during a match between Surrey and Somerset, 1926. Hobbs, the Surrey, MCC and England batsman, had thus equalled the record number of first-class centuries, which had been set by the legendary W.G. Grace. Hobbs finished his career with 199 first-class centuries at an average of 50.70.
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New Recruits/Derby Day
Following an appeal from Lord Derby, scores of men queue in London to enlist on one of the many 'Derby Days' as they became known.
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