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The 16 Most Delightfully British Photos Of All Time

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11. Hypnotised driver, Torquay.

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"Hypnotist Henry Blythe, gives his daughter Sally, 17, advice before she starts a driving lesson at Torquay, England, January 15, 1960. Blythe says he hypnotizes her as he has some 40 other new drivers, all of whom have passed their test."

12. Rockers go to church. / Via

These are members of the The 59 Club, a motorcyle gang based in the East End of London. It started out as a Church of England-based youth club, and went on to play a key role in the birth of the "rockers" subculture.


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