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“Farmer reading his farm paper”. Coryell County, Texas, September 1931. (Photo by George W. Ackerman)

“Farmer reading his farm paper”. Coryell County, Texas, September 1931. (Photo by George W. Ackerman)

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13 Feb 2013 16:03:00
Two holidaymakers amuse themselves with a porter's trolley whilst waiting for their train at Euston Station, London, 5th August 1939. (Photo by A. J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Two holidaymakers amuse themselves with a porter's trolley whilst waiting for their train at Euston Station, London, 5th August 1939. (Photo by A. J. O'Brien/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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17 Apr 2017 07:48:00
A daredevil photographer is determined to capture London in a whole new light – by scaling the city’s many rooftops. Jacob Riglin, from Richmond Upon Thames, photographs the nation's capital from above – hanging from scaffolding, dangling his legs over the edge of buildings and looking down from perilous heights. Such images have gained the photographer, 20, an incredible fan base on Instagram, which has seen his follower count rise to more than 150,000. (Photo by Jacob Riglin/Caters News)

A daredevil photographer is determined to capture London in a whole new light – by scaling the city’s many rooftops. Jacob Riglin, from Richmond Upon Thames, photographs the nation's capital from above – hanging from scaffolding, dangling his legs over the edge of buildings and looking down from perilous heights. Such images have gained the photographer, 20, an incredible fan base on Instagram, which has seen his follower count rise to more than 150,000. He said, “I had always been interested climbing and getting that adrenaline rush from feeling on top of the world”. Here: Jacob looking out to the London skyline. (Photo by Jacob Riglin/Caters News)
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17 Oct 2015 08:05:00
A model uses a hat to cover her face as stylists apply hairspray backstage before the Ashish Spring/Summer 2016 collection during London Fashion Week in London, Britain September 22, 2015. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

A model uses a hat to cover her face as stylists apply hairspray backstage before the Ashish Spring/Summer 2016 collection during London Fashion Week in London, Britain September 22, 2015. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)
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24 Sep 2015 08:06:00
Visitors walk past "Sculpture #1" by Darren Bader at the Frieze Art Fair in London, Britain October 14, 2015. The Frieze Art Fair, which is one of the world's leading contemporary art fairs, opens today and runs through October 17. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

Visitors walk past "Sculpture #1" by Darren Bader at the Frieze Art Fair in London, Britain October 14, 2015. The Frieze Art Fair, which is one of the world's leading contemporary art fairs, opens today and runs through October 17. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)
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17 Oct 2015 08:02:00
Drawing By Anne London

Anne London found her focus at the age of 19 while working for Tippi Hedren, founder of Shambala , a refuge for big cats, elephants and other species located in California. There, as she walked among the animals, she realized that the commercial art field was not for her, and she dedicated her life to bringing about awareness of the plight of endangered wildlife across the globe, and raising money for conservation efforts.
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29 May 2014 06:59:00
Father Christmas arriving at the Arding and Hobbs store in Clapham Junction, London, 2nd November 1926.  (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Father Christmas arriving at the Arding and Hobbs store in Clapham Junction, London, 2nd November 1926. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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25 Dec 2014 13:32:00
A policeman stands by a burning car, 1936

A policeman stands by a burning car, set alight during a communist march in the East End of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1936
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10 Aug 2011 10:36:00