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Africa | Woman's wrapper from the Nupe people of Nigeria | 20th century | Cotton; indigo || @Duncan Clarke usefully added "A very strange cloth that most probably is not Nupe and may be from one of the ethnic groups in northern Benin Republic where I have seen similar but less complex pieces. "

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Result: Andrew Pozzi, Lawrence Clarke fail to qualify for men's 110m hurdles final

My Dad, James Lawrence Clarke, First Trombone. He played in the Kilties from the late '40s till the late '90s. He was awarded a plaque for his years of service and proudly wore his "Life" Kiltie pin in his lapel.

from Telegraph.co.uk

London 2012 Olympics: Lawrence Clarke fourth as Aries Merritt claims 110m hurdles gold

London 2012 Olympics: Lawrence Clarke fourth as Aries Merritt claims 110m hurdles gold Lawrence Clarke had begun these Olympics simply with the target of reaching the men’s 110m hurdles semi-finals but, after being inspired to the greatest performance of his life last night, he departs as officially the fourth best sprint hurdler on the planet.

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from the Guardian

Olympic athletics: Usain Bolt back in action – as it happened

GB Lawrence Clarke - very nice man London2012