Chimney sweep, London, 1926-1927.Artist: McLeish
Chimney sweep, London, 1926-1927. From Wonderful London, volume II, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927)
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Man in wool redingote in the colour of London-chimney
Man in wool redingote in the colour of London-chimney soot with sailor sleeves.. Handcolored lithograph from Fashions and Customs of Marie Antoinette and her Times, by Le Comte de Reiset, Paris, 1885. The journal of Madame Eloffe, dressmaker and linen-merchant to the Queen and ladies of the court
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Picture shows Mr Alan Pegler, who bought The Flying Scotsman engine in 1963
Picture shows Mr Alan Pegler, who bought The Flying Scotsman engine in 1963, leans out the cabin window to greet Lord Provost Sir Herbert Brechin at Waverley Station, Edinburgh. Scotland. The train has traveled up from London on it's 40th anniversary run.
The Flying Scotsman, designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley, is an express passenger train service that has operated between Edinburgh and London, the capitals of Scotland and England, via the East Coast Main Line. The service began in 1862; the name was officially adopted in 1924.
On 1st May 1928 The A1 class locomotive 4472 Flying Scotsman hauled the inaugural non-stop train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. 392 miles (631 km) without stopping, a record at the time for a scheduled service.
Picture taken 1st May 1968