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Unlikely place to picnic, in the ruins of Ashford Mills, an old ore mill a few miles north of Badwater, Death Valley National Park, California, USA, North America, the lowest and one of the hottest points in North America. The extreme temperatures and rocky soil have left a landscape devoid of flora.
Victorian greeting card published by De La Rue & Co depicting elegant lady playing the harp while her beau looks on. Romance, February fourteenth, Valentine, decorative design, 18th century fashion, music, musical, stringed instrument, music stand,
Archibald Campbell Tait (1811-1882), British churchman born in Glasgow to Presbyterian parents. Confirmed in the Scottish Episcopal church in his first year at Oxford. Bishop of London, 1856: Archbishop of Canterbury from 1868. Engraving from The Illustrated News of the World (London, c1860).
Henry John Rous (1795-1877), British admiral and sportsman. He served in the Royal Navy from 1808 until 1838. A horse racing enthusiast, he was a steward of the Jockey Club from 1838, and in 1855 he was appointed public handicapper. From The Modern Portrait Gallery (London, c1880).
William Coutts Keppel, 7th Earl of Albermarle (1832-1894) known as Viscount Bury (1831-1891) until he succeeded to the earldom. British soldier and politician. Engraving from The Illustrated News of the World (London, c1860).
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