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Flickr Commons: National Archives, UK. Famous People.

Posted by Laurie Frost on July 9, 2012

I’ve been neglecting the blog because I moved house, to a new state: a major change. But I’m picking up where I left off.

Here are some shots of famous folks from the 20th Century Photographs set in the  National Archives, United Kingdom on the Flickr Commons.

Miss Hepburn on set
“Miss Katherine [sic] Hepburn & Mr. Mike Owen, Manager, taken during the filming of the T.V. Film of ‘The Corn is Green’ “. Bersham Colliery, Wrexham.

Photographs of Eric Blair (George Orwell) from his Metropolitan Police file. c.1940


Princess Elizabeth at a Trooping of the Colour ceremony for her father George VI. c.1950.


Chamberlain and Il Duce. British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain receives the red carpet treatment in Rome from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. January 1939.


“Lord Baden-Powell, the Chief Scout, at his home, Pax Hill, Bentley, Hants. Close up at ‘personal’ desk in study”. Photograph taken by John Dixon Scott. c. 1926-39.


Actress and socialite Lillie Langtry photographed by William Downey (1829-1915). August 1885.


Future Prime Minister Anthony Eden painted while Foreign Secretary by William Little. WWII.


Signed photograph of General Charles de Gaulle, future president of the French Republic, extracted from a file on the Czech assault on Dunkirk. 1945.

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