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LCC-LFB emergency dam unit and trailer pump, WW2
Emergency water supplies were vital to supplementing the available mains supply for fighting the vast swathe of fires that swept parts of London during the Blitz. These Dam Units carried a 5000 gallon collapsible dam which could be erected and filled with water in strategic locations from water supplies that might have been laid for considerable distances
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
RAF photographic reconnaissance work by G. H. Davis
Spying out the enemy's secrets from the air: photographic reconnaissance work in the RAF. How the RAF has obtained its great collection of photographs of vital areas in Germany: the methods of photographic reconnaissance machines; the camera and other apparatus used; and the stereoscopic interpretation of overlapping air photographs.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Brazil - Sao Paulo - Serpentarium of the Instituto Butantan
Brazil - Sao Paulo - Serpentarium of the Instituto Butantan, a Brazilian biomedical research centre affiliated to the Sao Paulo State Secretary of Health. It is located near the campus of the University of Sao Paulo. The snake venom was milked to aid the development of serums and anti-venoms. Today, the institute contains a venom farm where researchers milk around a thousand snakes for their venom which is used to make antivenoms and for medical research. Date: circa 1920s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection