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Images Dated 10th January 2017

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The Kuwait water towers, Kuwait Featured 10 Jan 2017 Print

The Kuwait water towers, Kuwait

Kuwaiti water towers, Kuwait.
In 1965, the government of Kuwait commissioned a Swedish engineering company to develop and implement a plan for a modern water-supply system for Kuwait City. The company built five groups of water towers, 31 in total, designed by its chief architect Sune LindstrA?m, called the mushroom towers'.
This group of towers was given the name Kuwait Towers which translates to Arabic as Abraj Al-Kuwait, and since its opening in February 1977, has been regarded as a symbol of national identity.
In 2014 the group of these water towers including the famous Kuwait towers, that were added later, were submitted to Unesco to be listed on the Unesco world heritage list. At the moment they are still on the tentative list

© 2017 Frans Sellies

The Bright Young People at a party Featured 10 Jan 2017 Print

The Bright Young People at a party

A group of Bright Young Things at Captain Macheacan's fancy dress party where guests were instructed to come as a living celebrity. Standing from left: Richard Wyndham as a sculptor Frank Dobson, Stephen Tennant as Queen Marie of Romania, Elizabeth Ponsonby as Iris Tree and Cecil Beaton. Seated from left, Brian Howard, Mrs Sachaverel Sitwell as a sculptor's model, Inez Holden and Harold Acton. At the front is Talullah Bankhead as tennis player, Jean Borotra. Date: 1927

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The fashion designer Isobel Featured 10 Jan 2017 Print

The fashion designer Isobel

Isobel, a leading British fashion designer of the 1920s and 30s with an shop on Regent Street. She designed all clothes herself and employed only British staff. Her salon was renowned for its elegant interior in black marble and silver with understated monochrome and grey shop window displays. The caption underneath quotes her as stating, "English women should wear English clothes." Date: 1929

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans