Khadzhimukan Munaitpasov, Kazakh wrestler
Khadzhimukan Munaitpasov (Kazhymukan/Hadjimukan Munaytpasov, Qajymuqan Munaitpasuly, 1871-1948), Kazakh wrestler, repeated World Champion in Greco-Roman wrestling (from 1910 onwards). Discriminated against by the Russian National Team, he had to use an alias, Yamagata Makhanura, in order to participate in international competitions. He was nicknamed Black Ivan.
The hands of sailmaker William Leitch, in his sail loft
The calloused working hands of sailmaker William Leitch, of East Loch Tarbert, Scotland. William is the third generation of sailmakers to work from the old sail loft in Tarbert on the West Coast of Scotland. The palm he is using was used by his grandfather, who was a sailmaker on The Cutty Sark and rounded Cape Horn many times before settling down ashore and starting the business Date: 2007
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Flyer for Bluebeard by Hugh Mytton - Front cover
Bluebeard by Hugh Mytton with music by Mark Strong. First produced for the Camden Theatre, 26th December 1908. On the Front page of the four-page flyer for Camden Theatre, Bluebeard watches his wife and her sister. C. St. John Denton & Peter Daveys Grand Christmas Pantomime. Jose Collins was in the cast before she became famous in The Maid of the Mountains. Superb Dresses...Magnificent Scenery And Effects. Full West-End Operatic Chorus. Date: 1908
© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library