Colour Photo of London In 1940: What It Looked Like During The Blitz

The photo above was supposedly taken in 1940 during the Blitz. In the background you can see the Old Bailey with the Lady of Justice standing undamaged. It would subsequently become heavily damaged by German bombs and would not be fully restored until 1952.

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Colonial Escort in Pall Mall For Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

Colonial Escort in Pall Mall For Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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What: Colonial Escort in Pall Mall For Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

When: 1897

Where: Pall Mall, City of Westminster, London

Story: Another great photo of the crowds watching colonial troops file past in Pall Mall for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Crowds Cheer At Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

Crowds Cheer At Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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What: Crowds Cheer At Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

When: 1897

Where: Somewhere in London (Possibly the City?)

Story: I'm not sure where this photo was taken, but it looks to me like it might be somewhere in the City of London. This photo again shows the huge number of people who came out to celebrate the 60 years of Victoria's reign.

Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Carriage In The Grounds Of Buckingham Palace

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Carriage In The Grounds Of Buckingham Palace

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What: Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Carriage In The Grounds Of Buckingham Palace

When: 1897

Where: Buckingham Palace, City of Westminster, London

Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Troops Return to Buckingham Palace

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Troops Return to Buckingham Palace

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What: Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Troops Return to Buckingham Palace

When: 1897

Where: Buckingham Palace, City of Westminster, London

Story: Photo of Queen Victoria's Troops as they return to Buckingham Palace. Notice in the background you can see the Houses of Parliament, the Clock Tower (better known as Big Ben) and Westminster Abbey.

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Flotilla Under Tower Bridge 1977

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Flotilla Under Tower Bridge 1977

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What: Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Flotilla Under Tower Bridge 1977

When: 1977

Where: Tower Bridge, City of London

Story: This picture gives a taste for what we can expect on Sunday. It was taken in 1977 for Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. Overall, an interesting shot of Tower Bridge with just a few of the boats that made up the flotilla.