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Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), Engineer. Victoria Embankment.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1857) - a great Victorian Engineer who constructed the first British Railway.

During WWII, Helen Richey commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases.

In 1939, on the eve of World War Two, the British governmental department, The Ministry of Information produced public reassurance posters in uniform design for the purpose of steadying the nerves of the general public and boosting morale at a time of war