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Images Dated 12th March 2003

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Choose from 46 pictures in our Images Dated 12th March 2003 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.


Fife and Forfar, LNER poster, c 1930s Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Fife and Forfar, LNER poster, c 1930s

Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Fife and Forfar in Scotland. The poster shows an illustration of three witches bending over a cauldron, an allusion to Shakespeare's play Macbeth, many events of which took place near Fife and Forfar. Artwork by Frieda Lingstrom, who studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and Heatherleys and was commissioned by the Norwegian and Swedish governments to do Scandinavian drawings for English travel propaganda. She designed posters and booklet covers for LNER and was known for her landscape paintings. Dimensions: 1010 mm x 640 mm

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Broken egg shell edge, SEM Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Broken egg shell edge, SEM

Broken egg shell edge. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the edge of a fragment of an egg shell. Hard-shelled eggs are produced by birds and some reptiles. The shell protects the embryo that develops inside, performing vital functions such as controlling the passage of air in and out of the egg through tiny pores. Thousands of these pores cover the egg shell surface. The thickness of the shell varies with its size, as normally a larger egg stretches the same amount of shell over a larger area, producing a thinner shell. Most of the egg shell material is calcium carbonate, and accounts for about a tenth of the egg's weight. Magnification unknown

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Model of a Cro-Magnon man doing a cave painting Featured 12 Mar 2003 Print

Model of a Cro-Magnon man doing a cave painting

Cave painting. Model of a Cro-Magnon man, a type of early modern human (Homo sapiens sapiens), doing a cave painting. It is thought that animals were painted onto the walls of the caves in which Cro-Magnons lived to give their hunters power over animals, ensuring a successful hunt. Cave paintings first appeared in Europe around 35, 000 years ago. Cro-Magnons lived in Europe, northern Africa and southern Asia from 50, 000 years ago. Cro-Magnons are so-called due to discoveries made in a rock shelter of that name in France. This model, from a Nordstar exhibition, was photograph- ed at the Naturkundemuseum in Stuttgart, Germany

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