The 'Whityngton Stone', Holloway, London, 1854
Engraving showing the 'Whityngton Stone', a memorial to Sir Richard Whittington (1358-1423), London, 1854. This stone was placed on the spot in Upper Holloway where he was traditionally supposed to have sat ruminating on his poor fortune, before hearing Bow Bells chiming 'Turn again, Whittington, Thrice Lord Mayor of London'.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Boiling eggs at the Beppu Hot Springs, Japan
A sign advertising the option to boil an egg at the Beppu Hot Springs, Beppu, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1924, and is famous for its onsen (hot springs), which are regarded as sacred. Beppu is Japan's onsen capital with the largest volume of hot water in the world apart from Yellowstone in the United States and the largest number of hot spring sources in Japan. Beppu contains nine major geothermal hot spots, which are sometimes referred to as the "nine hells of Beppu". See: 10795581 Date: circa 1930
English Cathedrals - Tomb of Edward II Gloucester
English Cathedrals - Tomb of Edward II Gloucester - Stone - Gothic style tomb. Part of Box 144 Boswell Collection - English Cathedrals .A cathedral city, capital of its county which was built on a flat spot of land, Gloucester is situated on the River Severn and the Bristol and Birmingham Railway. Date: circa 1900
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans