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Queen Victoria at Work

Queen Victoria going through her red dispatch boxes, while her secretary Hafiz Abdul Karim stands by. Taken in 1893 in the gardens at Frogmore House near Windsor Castle, by photography studio Hills & Saunders. Source: [National Portrait Gallery, London NPG P51] Advertisements

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Fun Fact of the Day: Churchill Painted As A Hobby

This photo was taken by Life Magazine photographer Frank Scherschel in 1949. Winston Churchill is painting a landscape scene while on vacation in Aix-en-Provence, France. And all the while still smoking a trademark cigar. Churchill was the British Prime Minister … Continue reading

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