Tag Archives: Great Britain

1944: The Drop

Albert Richards: The Drop (1944)

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1890: Pig Disturber

William Weekes: Pigs Disturbed by a Hen; I made up the date.

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1943: Balloon Site

Laura Knight: A Balloon Site, Coventry (1943)

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1899: O ye whales and all that move on the waters bless ye the Lord

Edward Arthur Fellowes Prynne: O ye whales and all that move on the waters bless ye the Lord (1899); from the Prayer of Azariah, a passage that appears in the book of Daniel in some versions of the Christian Bible: … Continue reading

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1891: May Day

Happy May Day! Walter Crane: The Triumph of Labour (1891)

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1921: Outnumbered and Outgunned

In the Irish War of Independence (1919-1921), Irish republicans were vastly outnumbered and outgunned by British forces—yet they won, fighting to an eventual truce and the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. How did they do it? In … Continue reading

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1963: A Colour Guide to Clouds

Each time you look at the sky, try to identify the clouds in it and test whether the explanations given in the book could be true for them. Gradually you will come to know the important clouds and the circumstances … Continue reading

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