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A tortoise with a comparitively short life. We have to own, our picture does not actually show Speedie him/herself.
Born Bristol (or found as a stray, sources differ). Mixed breed with a reputation for nipping visitor's legs, hence the name. His owner, Mark Barraud (1848-1887) worked as a scenery designer in t...
Animal, Animals, Music / songs
100,000 costermongers' donkeys worked in and around the market. The picture source says: "In the 1860s there were as many as 2,000 donkey barrows on a Saturday morning in Covent Garden Market."
Animal, Animals, Commerce
'Special friend Davey', who, we are guessing, was a pet.
Extinct white hunting dog. Now mainly seen in heraldry.
Animal, Animals, History
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Died: 22/10/1840, 176 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
23,831 brave WW2 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.