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Sponging house, place of temporary confinement for debtors
Halifax gibbet, a guillotine that predates the French version by 200 years
Jack Sprat, an English nursery rhyme first recorded in 1670
World's first stored-program computer
Circe, subject of several paintings by J. M. Waterhouse
Reconstructed face of a "real" witch, Lilias Adie
Three women plucking mandrake, by Robert Bateman
Brown Lady of Raynham Hall, the most famous ghost photograph ever taken
Mysterious Cornish fog
Alloway Kirk, the Inspiration for Robert Burns's poem Tam o' Shanter
Female surface labourers at British collieries
Annie Kenney, working-class suffragette and poster girl for the movement
The Cambro, possibly the cheapest car ever
Short story by H. G. Wells
Suffragette campaign against the Prisoners (Temporary Discharge for Ill Health) Act 1913
Helen Duncan, last person to be imprisoned under the 1735 Witchcraft Act
770 cc twin-cylinder Royal Ruby, 1913
Vesta Tilley, one of the most famous male impersonators of her era
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