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Images Dated 30th September 2003

Choose from 38 pictures in our Images Dated 30th September 2003 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Southend-on-Sea, LMS/LNER poster, 1930s Featured 30 Sep 2003 Image

Southend-on-Sea, LMS/LNER poster, 1930s

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Southend-on-Sea, Essex. The poster shows a striking view of a large ship in full sail on the sea at night, with the seafront illuminated by coloured lights in the background. Artwork by Charles Pears, a marine painter in oil who was an Official Naval Artist during the World Wars. He worked as a poster artist for rail companies and other clients and was also a book illustrator. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm

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Stable fly, SEM Featured 30 Sep 2003 Image

Stable fly, SEM

Stable fly. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans). It has large compound eyes (blue). The stable fly uses its proboscis (green) to pierce the skin and suck the blood of domestic animals. Female flies require a blood meal to reproduce. S. calcitrans gathers in swarms that can stress cows so much that their milk yield is reduced. It is also a vector of diseases, for example swamp fever, anthrax and brucellosis. The best method of preventing this fly from troubling animals is to stop it breeding by removing its breeding grounds, which are hay, manure, spilled feed and wet vegetation

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