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Commemoration Collection

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Checkpoint Charlie reconstruction, Berlin, Germany

Checkpoint Charlie reconstruction, Berlin, Germany
Reconstruction of Checkpoint Charlie for visitors to the museum in Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, Germany

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Printed souvenir paper napkin

Printed souvenir paper napkin in commemoration of the opening of the aerodrome at Hanworth Park, 16 October 1917, by the Lord Mayor. Date: 1917

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Victoria Diamond Jubilee celebration bookmark

Victoria Diamond Jubilee celebration bookmark
A beautifully embroidered silk bookmark to commemorate Queen Victorias Diamond Jubilee

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Royal Chattris, Orchha, India

Royal Chattris, Orchha, India
The Royal Chattris (14 cenotaphs or tombs carved out of stone) of former rulers, in Kanchana Ghat on the banks of the river Betwa at Orchha, Madhya Pradesh Province, India

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Emily Davison

Emily Davison
The Late Miss E.W Davison Postcard published in commemoration of EMILY DAVISON showing her in academic garb

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales in St Columb, Cornwall

Diana, Princess of Wales in St Columb, Cornwall
Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997), chatting to a member of the 650th anniversary Pageant cast during a visit to St Columb, Cornwall

Background imageCommemoration Collection: The newly opened Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

The newly opened Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
The newly opened Menin Gate (eastern entrance), Ypres, Belgium, a WW1 war memorial. Date: 1927

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Boer War Memorial unveiling, Haverfordwest, South Wales

Boer War Memorial unveiling, Haverfordwest, South Wales
Commemorative photograph of the unveiling of the Boer War Memorial at St Mary the Virgin Church, High Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Opening of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
The Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, unveiled and dedicated by Field-Marshal Lord Plumer, 24 July 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Construction of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Construction of Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Construction of the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, a WW1 war memorial. circa 1926

Background imageCommemoration Collection: The Last Post by C. E. Turner

The Last Post by C. E. Turner
Buglers sounding the Last Post at 9pm before the British monument to fallen soldiers at Ypres, the Menin Gate. Date: 1930

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Zhaoling Tomb, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Zhaoling Tomb, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China
View of the Zhaoling Tomb in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. It is the mausoleum of Huang Taiji (Emperor Taizong) of the Qing Dynasty and his Queen. Construction began in 1643 and took eight years

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Police group on Coronation Day, 1911

Police group on Coronation Day, 1911
A group of policemen pose for their photograph outside Hammersmith Police Station, west London, to commemorate the Coronation of King George V

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Winged Victoria figure, Siegessaule, Berlin, Germany

Winged Victoria figure, Siegessaule, Berlin, Germany
The winged bronze Victoria figure on the top of the Siegessaeule (Pillar of Victory). The Victory Column (Siegessaule) in Berlin, Germany

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Oak Apple Day at Chelsea Hospital

Oak Apple Day at Chelsea Hospital
Lord Roberts takes the salute of the Chelsea Pensioners as they march past the statue of Charles II, which is covered with oak branches in honour of Oak Apple Day

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Secular Games held in Rome

Secular Games held in Rome
The Secular Games (Ludi Saeculares) are held in Rome to commemorate a 100-year span of Roman history. Despite their name, the Games were a religious celebration involving sacrifices

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Opening ceremony, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

Opening ceremony, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Opening ceremony of the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, by Field Marshal Lord Plumer, 24 July 1927. 1927

Background imageCommemoration Collection: The Maske of Flowers at Grays Inn

The Maske of Flowers at Grays Inn given in commemoration of Queen Victorias Jubilee

Background imageCommemoration Collection: 50th Anniversary celebration of the Eiffel Tower, Paris

50th Anniversary celebration of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France built in 1889 and the original suggested design by Maurice Koechlin from 1884 cinquantenaire

Background imageCommemoration Collection: The conqueror of Palestine at Beyrout(Beirut), 1919

The conqueror of Palestine at Beyrout(Beirut), 1919
British army officers in front of the tablet that was erected to commemorate the occupation of Beyrout(Beirut) and Tripoli by the 21st Army Corps

Background imageCommemoration Collection: THREE FINE GERMAN MALES

THREE FINE GERMAN MALES
And yet we have conquered ! Three fine Germans symbolise the Master Race at the 15th commemoration of the Munchen beer-hall putsch Date: 9 November 1938

Background imageCommemoration Collection: American patriotic postcard, commemorating the civil war

American patriotic postcard, commemorating the civil war. Honour the Brave! 1861- 1865 Date: 1908

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Diamond Jubilee Parade, Casino, NSW, Australia

Diamond Jubilee Parade, Casino, NSW, Australia
Diamond Jubilee Parade in the town of Casino, New South Wales, Australia (celebrating the 60th anniversary of police reform). Date: 1922

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Grand procession at Plymouth on first dispatch of Cape mails

Grand procession at Plymouth on first dispatch of Cape mails
Grand procession to celebrate the port of Plymouth opening up as a Government Mail-packet Station. The Corporations of Plymouth

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Britannia by Felix Desruelles at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Britannia by Felix Desruelles at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Britannia by Felix-Alexandre Desruelles (18651943) at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France - commemorating the arrival of the British troops in 1914

Background imageCommemoration Collection: King George V Memorial, Windsor, Berkshire

King George V Memorial, Windsor, Berkshire - Painted by artist Charles Howard for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Ocean liners, collection of 18 postcards

Ocean liners, collection of 18 postcards
OCEAN LINERS: collection of 18 postcards ? real photo and others including RMS Titanic, Britannic, Olympic and Hawke. Date: early 20th century

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Guy Fawkes's Lantern

Guy Fawkes's Lantern

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Guy Fawkes Night, Tricentenary, 1905

Guy Fawkes Night, Tricentenary, 1905 Date: 1905

Background imageCommemoration Collection: War Memorial, Finchingfield, Essex

War Memorial, Finchingfield, Essex Date: 1950

Background imageCommemoration Collection: RMS Titanic in memoriam handkerchief

RMS Titanic in memoriam handkerchief
RMS Titanic - post-disaster in memoriam souvenir handkerchief to the Captain, mates, crew of the ill fated Titanic, printed by S. Burgess of the Strand. Date: circa 1912

Background imageCommemoration Collection: The pilgrims way

The pilgrims way from London the Tabard inn to the shrine of a Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. A shine to St Thomas Becket who was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral 850 years ago

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Memorial for French soldiers who fell at Waterloo

Memorial for French soldiers who fell at Waterloo
The new monument commemorating the (roughly 25, 000) French soldiers who died in the Waterloo (18th June 1815). The French Military club erected this eagle in memory of those lost

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Battle of Colenso memorial

Battle of Colenso memorial
Cairn of stones recalling the battle where 103 soldiers lives were lost of December 15th. The battle of Colenso was the third and final battle fought during the Black Week of the Second Boer War

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Statue of the Duke of Wellington, Aldershot

Statue of the Duke of Wellington, Aldershot
The statue of the Duke of Wellington in Aldershot, Hamphire, England. It was originally built in 1846 to commemorate Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), 1st Duke of Wellington

Background imageCommemoration Collection: United States, Pantheon of War, WW1

United States, Pantheon of War, WW1
United States, Pantheon of War (Pantheon de la Guerre), Allied participants in WW1 - the painting included the work of 130 artists

Background imageCommemoration Collection: WW1 war memorial, Norwich

WW1 war memorial, Norwich, with wreaths and flowers Date: circa 1930

Background imageCommemoration Collection: King George V and Queen Mary, visit to Alfred Meakin

King George V and Queen Mary, visit to Alfred Meakin
In Commemoration of Royal Visit, King George V and Queen Mary to Alfred Meakin Pottery, Stoke on Trent, 23 April 1913 Date: 1913

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Founding Inscription of Bishop Paulos

Founding Inscription of Bishop Paulos
The Founding Inscription of Bishop Paulos. It commemorates the renovation of the cathedral in 707. Greek. Sandstone. Detail. From Faras (Sudan). Faras Gallery. National Museum. Warsaw. Poland

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Zwierzyniec Hobby-Horse, c. 1881, by Hipolit Lipinski

Zwierzyniec Hobby-Horse, c. 1881, by Hipolit Lipinski
Hipolit Lipinski (1846-1884). Polish painter. Zwierzyniec Hobby-Horse, c.1881. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Rouen and the Cathedral from the Tour Jeanne dArc

Rouen and the Cathedral from the Tour Jeanne dArc
Pencil drawing showing Rouen, capital of northern French region of Normandy, with its infamous Cathedral, the west front has sculpture depictions of Archbishops and Apostles

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Battle of Naseby Memorial Obelisk, Northamptonshire

Battle of Naseby Memorial Obelisk, Northamptonshire
The Battle of Naseby Memorial Obelisk, Northamptonshire Date: circa 1940

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Commemoration Postcard Penny Postage Jubilee

Commemoration Postcard Penny Postage Jubilee
The Jubilee celebrations were held at the Guildhall. This card was probably bought there as it carries a special cancellation. It is printed in carmine on buff board. Only 10, 000 were printed

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Westminster Abbey, London, The Handel Festival

Westminster Abbey, London, The Handel Festival
Westminster Abbey, London, for The Handel Festival, Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the composer's death, with five concerts including Messiah, 26 May to 5 June 1784. Date: 1784

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Cover design, Fragments magazine, Cenotaph Monument

Cover design, Fragments magazine, Cenotaph Monument
Cover design, Fragments magazine, The Glorious Dead, Gratitude from 1920, Cenotaph Monument. Date: 1920

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London

Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London
Henry VII Chapel, North Side, Westminster Abbey, London, dating back to the early 16th century. circa early 20th century

Background imageCommemoration Collection: St Julien war memorial, Langemark, Belgium

St Julien war memorial, Langemark, Belgium
The St Julien war memorial, commemorating the Canadian soldiers who died in the Second Battle of Ypres, April 1915. The sculpture at the top is known as the Brooding Soldier

Background imageCommemoration Collection: Us Usa America American Virginia Civil War South

Us Usa America American Virginia Civil War South
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