Police Motorcycle Team at Crystal Palace
The Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Team at Crystal Palace Centre. Five of the riders are wearing white corker helmets and all are riding White Triumph motorcycles with white legshields and front numberplates, denoting this picture was taken pre-1975
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Met Police Authority
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King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two. The message concludes with the sentence:
"May these qualities (pride, courage, endurance and enterprise) be yours as you grow up and join in the common effort to establish among the nations of the world unity and peace."
The reverse of the certificate lists the principal events of the war and includes a space at the base for detailing the recipient's war contributions an the contibutions of his/her family.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Tom Gillmor
The apotheosis of Emperor Germanicus
The apotheosis of Emperor Germanicus. It depicts Germanicus with his parents, Emperor Tiberius and Livia, sitting in triumph over conquered German men and women. Roman agate gem found in Sainte-Chapelle in Paris in 1620. Gemma detta della Santa Cappella. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by from Giulio Ferrario's Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World, Il Costume Antico e Moderno, Florence, 1844