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A Max Factor pencil for drawing stocking seams on during WW2, when stockings were in short supply due to rationing.

A Max Factor pencil for drawing stocking seams on during WW2, when stockings were in short supply due to rationing.

One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Do Not Disturb...Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe

Do Not Disturb...Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor

Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor

A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.

A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.

Blackfoot Council. Piegan / Blackfoot. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1913.

Blackfoot Council. Piegan / Blackfoot. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1913.

A forgotten profession: In the days before alarm clocks were widely affordable, people like Mary Smith of Brenton Street were employed to rouse sleeping people in the early hours of the morning. They were commonly known as ‘knocker-ups’ or ‘knocker-uppers’. Mrs. Smith was paid sixpence a week to shoot dried peas at market workers’ windows in Limehouse Fields, London. Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870-1945.

A forgotten profession: In the days before alarm clocks were widely affordable, people like Mary Smith of Brenton Street were employed to rouse sleeping people in the early hours of the morning. They were commonly known as ‘knocker-ups’ or ‘knocker-uppers’. Mrs. Smith was paid sixpence a week to shoot dried peas at market workers’ windows in Limehouse Fields, London. Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870-1945.