Great British Adventurers - Lawrence of Arabia - 1927
Aircraftsman Thomas Edward Shaw on his motorcycle; a Brough Superior SS100. Shaw was better known as Lt Col T.E. Lawrence or 'Lawrence of Arabia - A major factor in the Desert War in WWI, an adviser to Prince Faisal during the Versailles Peace Conference, a renowned author and an archaeolgist. He was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1935.
British Aviation - Short Calcutta Flying Boat - London - 1928
The Master of Sempill, William Forbes-Sempill lands a tiny bi-plane behind the Calcutta giant.
The Short Calcutta flying boat G-EBVG alighted on the Thames at Westminster and was moored there for three days for inspection by Members of Parliament, and others.
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Royalty - Christening of Princess Elizabeth - Buckingham Palace, London
The Christening group of Princess Elizabeth. (L-R, back row) The Duke of Connaught, King George V, The Duke of York and The Earl Strathmore. (L-R, front row) Lady Elphinstone, Queen Mary, The Duchess of York (later the Queen Mother) with Princess Elizabeth, the Countess of Strathmore and Princess Mary.
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