This is an image of a member of the Scarborough RNLI team who is looking out from the boathouse to the sea where the rest of his crew were training.
Due to the harsh conditions on the day most of the team were out training, to make the most of the conditions in which they often have to work to save the lives of hundreds of lives each year! 30% of the profit from this product will be paid in support of the RNLI. Payments are made to RNLI (Sales) Ltd (which pays all its taxable profits to the RNLI, a charity registered in England and Wales (209603), Scotland (SC037736), the Republic of Ireland ), the Bailiwick of Jersey (14), the Isle of Man and the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Alderney, of West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1HZ
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WORLD SERIES, 1955. Left fielder Sandy Amoros of the Brooklyn Dodgers catches a deep fly ball hit by Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees in the sixth inning of the seventh and deciding game of the 1955 World Series, at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York City, 4 October 1955
WORLD SERIES, 1955.
Left fielder Sandy Amoros of the Brooklyn Dodgers catches a deep fly ball hit by Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees in the sixth inning of the seventh and deciding game of the 1955 World Series, at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York City, 4 October 1955
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Birstall, W Yorkshire - Unveiling statue of Joseph Priestly
Birstall, W Yorkshire - Unveiling the statue of Joseph Priestly on 12th October 1912 - at this point the unveiling party had adjourned to the Temperance Hall. Following the tragic assassination of the MP Jo Cox on 16th June 2016 (almost within sight of this statue), thousands of flowers were placed around it in remembrance. Priestly (1733-1804) was a 18th-century English theologian, dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and Liberal political theorist who supported the French Revolution and campaigned for the legal and civic rights of Dissenters. In Jo Cox's humanitarian campaigning can almost been seen a distant echo of Priestly, making the recent spontaneous memorial very apt indeed. Date: 1912
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection