Icarus & Daedalus
Daedalus encouraged his son Icarus to fly from the island of Crete to the sun. But the sun melted the wax with which his wings were fastened on and Icarus fell into the sea.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Edwin Mullan Collection
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Transporting cheeses - Alkmaar, the Netherlands
Transporting round Edam cheeses at Alkmaar - a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is famed for its traditional cheese market.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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Wax celebrities in Paris shop windows
Celebrities of 1928 cast as wax mannequins in Paris shop windows. From top left clockwise, tennis stars Suzanne Lenglen and Helen Wills, Josephine Baker, Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan and, finally, the Dolly Sisters. The models were the creation of Pierre Imans. Date: 1928
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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