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Rare Antique Jigsaw Puzzle

Duration: 02:15

David Dimbleby looks at a rare children's toy; an antique jigsaw puzzle depicting the world.

The story of the British Empire from 1750 to 1900, revealed through its art and treasures. David travels through Britain, America and India, tracing the descent from adventure and inspiration into moral bankruptcy as the Empire became a self-serving bureaucratic machine.

Available since: Thu 11 Mar 2010

Credits

Presenter
David Dimbleby
Director
John Mullen
Producer
John Mullen
Presenter
David Dimbleby
Director
John Mullen
Producer
John Mullen

This clip is from

Seven Ages of Britain Age of Empire

6/7 The story of the British Empire from 1750 to 1900, revealed through its art and treasures.

First broadcast: 14 Mar 2010

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