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Choose from 124 pictures in our Guides collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides Race Featured Print

Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides Race

The Guides Race at Grasmere showing the plucky runners rounding the flag on Silver Howe - a particularly precarious part of the course. The winner was R. Lancaster who won the race four times in all. He also won the Colton Jubilee Veteran's race at the age of 60

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 -

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Lord Harris with Hannah Powell-Cotton Featured Print

Lord Harris with Hannah Powell-Cotton

Lord Harris photographed with Hannah Powell-Cotton, as Commandant of the Birchington VAD Kent/178. Lord Harris (4th Baron Harris, 1851-1932) presented certificates to members of the Voluntary Aid Detachment at Quex Park Birchington on Friday 11 June 1920. As Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, he he was a prominent figure in the County during the War, particularly as the Lord-Lieutenant, Lord Camden, was away on war service. Major Powell-Cotton's journal records saw about tent going up, arranged route for nurses etc., put up Aunt Sally, arranged sites for tables etc.,... saw Girl Guides got their job all right. Folk arrived, about 142, did Museum, started teas soon after 4, over 100 sat down at once, Girl Guides waited well, a good tea, coffee, lemonade & ices. Lord Harris arrived by Granville (train), he had tea in Library, I got Guides, nurses etc. together, he presented certs. & spoke nicely of Thanet & Nurses in particular, then round garden & Museum & cold suppoer, all went well, weather nice & no hitches. The Quex Park VAD Hospital opened on 15 October 1914 and closed on 31 January 1919. The hospital was run by Kent/178, the Birchington Detachment. The Commandant was Hannah Powell-Cotton (1881-1964), wife of Major Percy HG Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) of Quex Park, founder of the Powell-Cotton Museum. Date: 1920

© The Powell-Cotton Museum Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

Two pages of a book, The Somme, Michelin Featured Print

Two pages of a book, The Somme, Michelin

Two pages of a book, The Somme, Volume I, The First Battle of the Somme (1916-1917), published by Michelin, 1919, dedicated to the memory of Michelin workmen and employees who lost their lives. Part of a series of illustrated guides to the battlefields of the First World War. Two other books, covering Lille and Amiens, are resting underneath. Date: 1916-1917

© Mary Evans Picture Library/Onslow Auctions Limited