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A good way to utilize space. If the stairs are by the door, this would be a good place for a closet.

from V and A Collections

Pair of shoes

Pair of women's shoes, Britain, 1720-30, silk brocade and leather, silk ribbon.

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Sack back

Silk sack back gown, trimmed with silk fringe, lined with linen, hand-sewn 1760

from Frame Publishers

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Human projection, could poss use this concept to map onto the naked body

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In pictures: London Transport Museum's illustration competition

The London Transport Museum, which hosts one of the world's most important collections of graphic art, asked illustrators to draw the links between cycling in the capital, environment issues, health and fun

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The Flowers of the Fields of France

Spring/summer 1957 Duchesse satin, embroidered with pearls, beads, brilliants, and gold thread Worn by Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Paris in 1957. The dazzling, jewel-like details of the embroidered design include miniature bees, grasses, wheat and wild flowers

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Gown Place of origin: Britain, UK (made) Date: 1760-1769 (made) 1740-1749 (hand woven) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk, lined with linen, hand woven and hand sewn Credit Line: Given by Mrs H. H. Fraser Museum number: T.433-1967 Gallery location: In Storage

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Tunnel vision: a history of the London tube map

Tube maps have been part of London life since the birth of the Underground in 1863. Here is a pocket map from 1908.