General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves. The Homes, laid out as a village of 'cottage homes', were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier, a successful shoemaker from Greenock, who developed an interest in the welfare of deprived street children.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
Scene in the International Stores, Crediton, Devon
Scene at the till in the International Stores, Crediton, Devon, with an assistant checking out a middle-aged woman's shopping. The photograph dates from before decimalisation of the currency, with prices shown in shillings and pence. Date: circa 1960s
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ANDREW BESLEY
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Nuremberg, Germany - interior of Albrecht Durer's house
Nuremberg, Germany - the library room of Albrecht Durer's house, a timber frame (fachwerkhaus) building located in the Altstadt (old town) section of Nuremberg. The Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer purchased the house in 1509 and lived there until his death in 1528. In 1871 the house opened as a museum dedicated to the artist's work.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library