'The Hunger Marchers', 1932, (1938). Artist: Unknown
'The Hunger Marchers', 1932, (1938). The National Hunger March of September to October 1932 was the largest of a series of hunger marches in Britain. The unemployment rate had reached 2, 750, 000, the 1932 National Unemployed Workers' Movement organised Great National Hunger March against the Means Test marching from the South Wales Valleys, Scotland and the North of England to Hyde Park in London. From These Tremendous Years 1919-1938. [Daily Express, London, 1938]
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Choirboys of St Clement Danes beating the boundary-marks with long wands, London, 1926-1927. Artist: Unknown
Choirboys of St Clement Danes beating the boundary-marks with long wands, London, 1926-1927. Boys in mortarboards take part in the old custom of beating the parish bounds. In the background is one of the sphinxes flanking Cleopatra's Needle. Illustration from Wonderful London, volume I, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927).
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'The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple', c1650. Artist: Bernardo Cavallino
'The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple', c1650. This painting illustrates the biblical episode (2 Maccabees, 3:21-28) of the fate of Heliodorus, sent by Seleucus, King of Syria, to take the treasure preserved in the Temple of Jerusalem. At the request of the high priest Onias, God has Heliodorus beaten and banished from the Temple. Found in the collection of the State A Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow.
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