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Secret Collection (#7)

Background imageSecret Collection: Ussr Police / Okhrana 1934

Ussr Police / Okhrana 1934
Secrets of the Okhrana - the pre-revolutionary secret police

Background imageSecret Collection: Tunic Dress by Doucet

Tunic Dress by Doucet
Column like tunic dress by Doucet: the over-skirt caught up at the back with roses & ornamented wih pendants

Background imageSecret Collection: Open Election, Britain

Open Election, Britain
Scene at a hustings in the days of OPEN ELECTRION, before the secret ballot was finally introduced in 1872 after being rejected time and time again

Background imageSecret Collection: MINERS STRIKE, 1920

MINERS STRIKE, 1920
After a secret ballot, British miners decide to go on strike

Background imageSecret Collection: French Protestants Meet

French Protestants Meet
French protestants, forbidden to worship by Louis XIVs revocation of the Edict of Nantes, assemble in secret in the desert of the Cevennes

Background imageSecret Collection: Working out 1940S

Working out 1940S
This smart young woman works out with weights every day, the secret to keeping such a perfect figure!

Background imageSecret Collection: Baldness Cured 1919

Baldness Cured 1919
I was bald explains this man, before he discovered a secret elixir used by Native Americans to make hair grow again

Background imageSecret Collection: Joe Willet Leaves

Joe Willet Leaves
Joe Willet bids farewell to Dolly Varden in the workshop of the Golden Key, watched in secret by Simon Tappertit

Background imageSecret Collection: Land League Meeting

Land League Meeting
Police surprise a clandestine meeting of the outlawed Land League, which advocates non- payment of rent and other forms of resistance to the authorities

Background imageSecret Collection: Republicanism

Republicanism
Republican sentiments thrive in secret : a clandestine meeting of the Societe des Droits de l Homme (society for the rights of man)

Background imageSecret Collection: Raising Water Level

Raising Water Level
CHINA Wang-che-tchen, who learnt the magic secret of how to raise the water level of rivers - he is depicted raising the Yellow River (Hwang Ho)

Background imageSecret Collection: Samson & Delilah / Dore

Samson & Delilah / Dore
Samson explains the secret of his long hair to Delilah

Background imageSecret Collection: Bismarck / Rohling / Page 17

Bismarck / Rohling / Page 17
Bismarck manages to send secret political messages from Frankfurt



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