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The Prospect Of Whitby [shown here in 1940] at №57 Wapping Wall E1, is London's oldest riverside pub, dating back to 1520. Most areas of the pub have spectacular views over the Thames, including the beer garden, first-floor balcony, and terrace. The pub was originally frequented by those involved in life on the river and sea; it was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves, and pirates.

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Dress

This 1830s day dress is made of challis printed with a realistic design of wild strawberries, bamboo, pinks and anemones. Technical improvements to the printing process and advances in dye chemistry meant that floral prints could be mass-produced at low prices, and the repeal of excise duty on printed textiles in 1831 helped to reduce costs.

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Archived Nestle images show 40 years of the Easter Egg

Who knew? Chewy sweets, Tooty Frooties, used to release Easter Eggs. This advert dates back to 1972

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Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2134408/Never-seen-photos-100-years-ago-tell-vivid-story-gritty-New-York-City.html#ixzz1szjwmGwA

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Archived Nestle images show 40 years of the Easter Egg

Retro egg! A Rowntree Easter Egg range was advertised in 1977, and is starting to show hints of Rowntree's colourful branding

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this was what my school desk looked like, but the classroom was more old fashioned than this one - these desks seated two kids - there were 40 girls in my class so there were four rows of five desks - date 1953 to 1957

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