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Choose from 88 pictures in our Shortage collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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The Nimrod Antarctic Expedition at the furthest point South

Photograph showing Lt. Adams, Frank Wild and Lt. Ernest Shackleton (left to right) standing beside a British flag at the furthest point South that they reached, 9th January 1909. These three men and Eric Marshall (who took the photograph), made an attempt to reach the South Pole as part of the Nimrod Antarctic Expedition of 1908-09. They got to this point, 111 statute miles from the Pole, before they had to turn back due to a shortage of supplies.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Fuel winter crisis: Heating pumped from the earth and water

Diagram illustrating how heat in the earth and water can provide heating for homes and factories. City Electrical Engineer of Norwich, where using pipes containing a liquid chemical with a low boiling point, such as sulphur dioxide, placing them underground, the chemical would collect heat from the earth and eventually vaporise. In 1947 britain had a harsh winter, with several cold spells, bringing large drifts of snow to the country, which caused roads and railways to be blocked. Coal supplies, already low following the Second World War, struggled to get through to power stations and many stations were forced to shut down for lack of fuel.
1947

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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The Bank of England at the beginning of World War I

The prospect of a shortage of gold owing to the threatened rupture of financial relations with the Continent resulted in a highly unusual spectacle at the Bank of England in London. From noon onwards on 31st July 1914 the courtyard was occupied by a changing queue of people keen to change their banknotes into gold. On 1 August 1914 the bank rate rose to 10 per cent, the highest since May 1866, and an indication of the gravity of the European situation at the outbreak of war. Date: 1914

© Mary Evans Picture Library