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Hindu pilgrims wash in the Ganges, c.1940

By Mihir Bose

Crystal Palace, November 30th, 1936

By Richard Cavendish

Hakluyt depicted in stained glass in the west window of the south transept of Bristol Cathedral

By Daniel Carey and Claire Jowit

Sailors visiting a guano bed off the coast of Peru, 1880

By Alex Richardson-Price

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A Japanese merchant ship is torpedoed and sunk by a US submarine, November 18th, 1943.

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