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