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Images Dated 8th December 2017

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Trenethick House, Wendron, Cornwall. 1920 Featured 8 Dec 2017 Image

Trenethick House, Wendron, Cornwall. 1920

A good view of most of the front of Trenethick House, a fortified 16th Century Cornish Manor House. This was a favourite venue for Old Cornwall Societies and the like. The people in the garden indicate that some form of organised visit is in progress. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

© From the collection of the RIC

Cornish

Jumbo the elephant: on the way to the docks Featured 8 Dec 2017 Image

Jumbo the elephant: on the way to the docks

Jumbo the African elephant was purchased by the American showman P.T Barnum from the Zoological Society of London in 1882. Jumbo's departure was covered with great interest in the British press, with The Graphic dedicating their front page to his journey to St Katherine's Dock.
1882

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

1882, Dec17, Departure, Dock, Docks, Elephant, Journey, Jumbo, Katherine S, Logistics, London, Transport

Christmas present - blackbird headdress 1938 Featured 8 Dec 2017 Image

Christmas present - blackbird headdress 1938

Women's unusual evening headdress, with five blackbirds mounted on velvet-cover, available from Dickens and Jones, "nice to be given something really frivolous, as those are the sort of things one doesn't always feel justified in buying for oneself!"
1938

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

1930s, 1938, Bird, Birds, Blackbird, Christmas, Costume, Dec17, Dickens, Evening, Fashion, Fashionable, Gift, Gifts, Headband, Headbands, Headdress, Headdresses, Ideas, Jones, Present, Presents, Women S, Xmas