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Background imageChanging Collection: Poster for Welsh Guards

Poster for Welsh Guards
Smart men wanted to join the Welsh Guards, pictured here in full uniform during the Changing of the Guard ceremony at St. James Palace

Background imageChanging Collection: Grenadiers Mount Guard

Grenadiers Mount Guard
Grenadier Guards mounting the Guard - the colours are handed to the officer in charge of the guard for the day; they will then be saluted, and the guard will march off with them

Background imageChanging Collection: Guards Saluting

Guards Saluting
The Grenadier Guards saluting the colour before going on guard for the day. Date: 1920s

Background imageChanging Collection: The Coldstream Guards taking over the Colour

The Coldstream Guards taking over the Colour
circa 1910s

Background imageChanging Collection: Coldstream Guards on a Christmas and New Year card

Coldstream Guards on a Christmas and New Year card, changing sentry duty in the snow. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageChanging Collection: Old Woman in the Wood

Old Woman in the Wood
The tree turns back into the Kings son, to the surprise and pleasure of the girl. (A dramatic instance of magical shape-changing or metamorphosis)

Background imageChanging Collection: Poor Law Workers Union Badge

Poor Law Workers Union Badge
An enamel badge worn by members of the Poor Law Workers Union, a trade union established in 1918 and changing its name in 1922 to the Poor Law Officer? Union Date: circa 1919

Background imageChanging Collection: Life Guards Parade

Life Guards Parade
Parade of the First Life Guards in Whitehall

Background imageChanging Collection: Dawlish Low Tide

Dawlish Low Tide
The beach at Dawlish, Devon, at low tide : the tide has washed up an enormous quantity of seaweed which lies between the sand and the water

Background imageChanging Collection: The Railway Junction

The Railway Junction. A signal changing from stop to go. This is a classic British semaphore stop signal (lower quadrant type)

Background imageChanging Collection: Stoats in Coats 1922

Stoats in Coats 1922
A stoat in summer and winter coats

Background imageChanging Collection: Dismal Desmond

Dismal Desmond was designed by Richard Ellett and was one of the most successful toys of the 1920's. He was the mascot of the England Cricket Team that year

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - Christmas card

Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace - Christmas card
Changing of the (Scots) Guards at Buckingham Palace - Christmas greetings card design by Harry Payne for Raphael Tuck & Sons. Date: circa 1908

Background imageChanging Collection: Penny Post Jubilee card - Sir Rowland Hill - 1890

Penny Post Jubilee card - Sir Rowland Hill - 1890
A Penny Post Jubilee card, issued in 1890 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50 years, 1840 - 1890) of the Penny Post. The card features a postman from 1840 and one from 1890

Background imageChanging Collection: Tatler front cover, Horse Guards, 1958

Tatler front cover, Horse Guards, 1958
Front cover of The Tatler magazine featuring a picture of the Queens horses on their daily march past Wellington Arch and down the Mall for the Changing of the Guard ceremony

Background imageChanging Collection: On the Beach at Hornsea

On the Beach at Hornsea
View of the cliffs and beach at Hornsea in Yorkshire - a popular place for changing- tents

Background imageChanging Collection: Lourdes - Praying at the Grotto and the Basilica

Lourdes - Praying at the Grotto and the Basilica
Three porters at the Piscines (Baths) - Lourdes, France. These gents were employed to assist the transportation of sick and disabled pilgrims to this site of miraculous healing where water from

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle, Midlothian

Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle, Midlothian, Scotland. Date: 1920s

Background imageChanging Collection: Procession of Horse Guardsmen - London

Procession of Horse Guardsmen - London Date: circa 1910s

Background imageChanging Collection: The Cavalcade of Crufts

The Cavalcade of Crufts
A humorous sequential picture showing the changing tastes of dog breeds in Britain through the years from the Victorian period to 1932

Background imageChanging Collection: Showgirls Changing Room

Showgirls Changing Room
No doubt the envy of all his friends, this page boy has the important task of delivering messages and cards backstage, where most are prohibited from entering - hope he knocked!

Background imageChanging Collection: Cartoon - sex before marriage?

Cartoon - sex before marriage?
"You won't marry a man who snores in bed? But darling, how are you going to find out?" An interesting comment on the question of sex before marriage. Date: circa 1940

Background imageChanging Collection: The Welsh Guards leaving Buckingham Palace, London

The Welsh Guards leaving Buckingham Palace, London
circa 1910s

Background imageChanging Collection: Seversky SEV-S2 NX70Y

Seversky SEV-S2 NX70Y (msn 43). Alexander de Seversky modified a P-35 for the National Air Races. Powered by a 950hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp Sc

Background imageChanging Collection: The Evolution of the British Aircraft Carrier

The Evolution of the British Aircraft Carrier - from cross-channel steamers to modern designs Date: 1946

Background imageChanging Collection: Alican Land, Mrs. Chameleon

Alican Land, Mrs. Chameleon
A WW2 children's story book illustration from The Story Of Alican Land, written by Joan Hunt. The image depicts Mrs. Chameleon rolling out her tongue and changing her colour. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle, Lothian, Scotland

Changing the Guard, Edinburgh Castle, Lothian, Scotland - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageChanging Collection: Wellington College Cricket Pavilion

Wellington College Cricket Pavilion
A photograph of the cricket pavilion at Wellington College, Berkshire, demolished and reopened in 1901, changing from lime green to pink. Date: circa 1901

Background imageChanging Collection: Cartoon, Joseph's Coat of Many Colours

Cartoon, Joseph's Coat of Many Colours
Political cartoon, Joseph's Coat of Many Colours - Joseph Chamberlain MP, a satirical comment on his changes of allegiance - True Blue Liberal, Red Republican, Neutral Grey Date: 1889

Background imageChanging Collection: RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister

RMS Titanic - letter to James Moody's sister
RMS Titanic - highly significant and historically important letter to Sixth Officer James Moody's sister. Dated 7 May 1912

Background imageChanging Collection: Time Marches On!

Time Marches On!
Cartoon showing how times change... And how they don't. Date: 1940

Background imageChanging Collection: Buckingham Palace and Queen Victoria Memorial

Buckingham Palace and Queen Victoria Memorial
Central view of Buckingham Palace and Victoria Memorial with horse and cart, pedestrians and period motor cars. The Palace has been the official home of the Monarch since the 1830s

Background imageChanging Collection: Turkish women - 1920s - Liberation in Dress

Turkish women - 1920s - Liberation in Dress
A set of cards issued to reflect the fact that soon after Ataturk took over in Turkey in the 1920s, there was liberation by women from the old modes of dress

Background imageChanging Collection: Manufacture of Ostrich Feathers - Changing Hue 1907

Manufacture of Ostrich Feathers - Changing Hue 1907
The feathers were taken out of bleaching and dyed to show their new appearance. The white ones are bewildering in their snowy whiteness and the coloured have quite forgotten their former dinginess

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing of the Guard, St James's Palace, London

Changing of the Guard, St James's Palace, London
Changing of the Guard at St James's Palace, Central London. The colours are tied with black crepe in honour of the recent death of King Edward VII. Date: 1910

Background imageChanging Collection: Two British officers of the Scots Guards bearing the Colour at the changing of the guard at

Two British officers of the Scots Guards bearing the Colour at the changing of the guard at Buckingham palace. The two soldiers are seen in black crepe armbands, as ordered by the King

Background imageChanging Collection: Irish Guards leaving Buckingham Palace

Irish Guards leaving Buckingham Palace
The Irish Guards leaving Buckingham Palace after Changing Guard, London Pageantry by Charles Howard

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing Sentries at Buckingham Palace

Changing Sentries at Buckingham Palace, London Pageantry by Charles Howard

Background imageChanging Collection: Changing of the Guard at Horse Guards, Whitehall

Changing of the Guard at Horse Guards, Whitehall, London Pageantry by Charles Howard

Background imageChanging Collection: 1st Life Guards Changing Guard at Whitehall

1st Life Guards Changing Guard at Whitehall, London Pageantry by Charles Howard

Background imageChanging Collection: Queens Life Guard march along The Mall, London

Queens Life Guard march along The Mall, London
Queens Life Guard march along The Mall in London watched by crowds. Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageChanging Collection: Homeless man looks up at Buckingham Palace, London

Homeless man looks up at Buckingham Palace, London
Homeless man looks up at Buckingham Palace - changing of the guard and Victoria Memorial seen in background. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageChanging Collection: Comic postcard, Couple with baby Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Couple with baby Date: 20th century

Background imageChanging Collection: A sketch by Fish showing showing the illuminated

A sketch by Fish showing showing the illuminated floor of the Florida Nightclub in Paris, 1926 - the illuminated legs create intricate and ever changing geometric figures Date: 1926

Background imageChanging Collection: Family outside their beach hut

Family outside their beach hut
insertcaption Date: circa 1920s

Background imageChanging Collection: Couples sit in deckchairs on the beach at Margate, Kent

Couples sit in deckchairs on the beach at Margate, Kent
Two young couples sitting in deckchairs on the beach at Margate, Kent Date: circa 1930

Background imageChanging Collection: Gloriously joyous photograph showing three women on the beach

Gloriously joyous photograph showing three women on the beach. While two younger women in their swimming costumes giggle as they pose in front of a beach hut

Background imageChanging Collection: LIghting effects in Peep Show at London Hippodrome

LIghting effects in Peep Show at London Hippodrome
Page from The Illustrated London News demonstrating how the lighting effects of specialist Adrian Samoiloff could change a scene completely in Peep Show at the London Hippodrome



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