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The original glass plate negatives along with surviving press prints from Central News , dating back 100 years , are held with all rights at the TopFoto archive in Kent, England.

EU011142: Captain Wanderwell , of America , who made a bet that he and his wife would travel round the world in a motor car without spending a penny , arriving in Berlin – 5 November 1923

Entry from the 1917 Newspaper Press Directory:

CENTRAL NEWS (Limited). Established 1870. The Central News collects news by telegraph, telephone and wireless from correspondents throughout the United Kingdom and abroad. (Illustrations Dept.) News photos from everywhere. Chief Offices: 5 New Bridge-street, Swan Chambers, Great Swan Alley, London EC4

Over 17,000 original glass plate negatives from the Central News collection were digitised, by TopFoto, for the, part EU funded, EuropeanaPhotography project.

See a selection of Central News images here

See all available digitised Central News here



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