Colonel Lawrence, called by the Arabs ‘destroyer of engines’, visits the place where they were made after the war - at the North British Locomotive Company’s headquarters at Springburn, Glasgow, accompanying King Feisal.’ Source: Railways Then and Now; OS Nock; 1975; Crown Publishers Inc.
“At Karachi an irk lent me a civvy suit: so I sort of pass muster in the crowd. They stare at me too much for comfort. However, there it is. I shall be stared at, goodness knows, a lot more in England.”T.E. in 1929 on the boat from Bombay to England. He was headed home after being removed from the RAF upon the public discovery that he had joined ...
Albert Hargraves's damaged push-bike, 21 May 1935. This is the bike that T.E. Lawrence's motorcycle struck from behind which caused the fatal accident.
TE Lawrence with Emir Feisal and the Arab Commission to the Peace Conference in Versailles
Pictures from the Syrian History صور من تاريخ سوريا Syria Today Toronto Canada Prince Faisal and T.E. Lawrence aka Lawrence of Arabia
Parlourmaid Nellie Titterington described how Lawrence’s visits always transformed the household at Max Gate: (Thomas Hardy’s home) "He had a wonderful sense of humour, at least that is how he looked to me, and I always saw and chatted with him when he came and I opened the door. When he called I always asked as a joke, ‘Is it Col. Lawrence, Mr Shaw or Mr Ross today?’; he would smile and say ‘Mr Shaw today’."