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  • Orfordness Lighthouse, Orford Ness, from the south-west, 1951
  • Hendon, crowds watching a formation flying display at the RAF Pageant, 1924
  • Vickers Vimy Commerical over London Aerodrome, Hendon, from the west, 1920
  • London Country Club, Hendon, 1919
  • Crosland Moor and Crosland Hill, Huddersfield, from the north-east, 1937
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Orfordness Lighthouse, Orford Ness, from the south-west, 1951
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