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Identify the sitters who visited Camille Silvy's photographic studio during the 1860s
Opens 26 October 2017
Opens 28 June 2018
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On this day, 20 September, in 1915Soldier died in action near Loos in France
Thomas Henry Bourke Vade-Walpole (1879-1915)
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