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Cottage industry: Beatrix Potter at home in the Lake District, 1913.

By Richard Cavendish

Wilhelm Levison

By James Palmer

United by conflict: members of the Irish Defence Force (left) and the British Army at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, July 2014

By Edward Madigan

By Rhys Griffiths

Funny at first: the cover of the opening issue of Punch

By Richard Cavendish

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Map of the 1858 trans-Atlantic cable route

By Philip Cowburn

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