Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge takes her seat in the royal box on centre court to watch the women's semi-final match between US player Serena Williams and Russia's Elena Vesnina on the. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children the first hospital in England dedicated to children (1830-1880). In the middle of the nineteenth century, most English people still seemed to think that, at this early stage of life at least, nature should be allowed to take its course. Of the 50,000 or so people dying annually in the capital at that time, 21,000 were children less than ten years old.
The vaulted and skylit reading room of the Birmingham Central Library. It was built by architect Edward Middleton Barry in 1857, rebuilt after a fire by J. H. Chamberlain in the 1880s, and demolished in 1974.