Odd Advertising On The Tube – Old El Paso Jubilee Tube Ad

Old El Paso Jubilee Tube Ad

I know you're likely Jubileed out, but I thought I'd highlight my personal favourite ad to make use of the Jubilee to sell something. I have to give Old El Paso high marks for trying to make Mexican (well Americanized Mexican) food seem British - or at least something you'd want to serve at a street party. They even have what is obviously supposed to be the Queen's hand holding up a taco. Hopefully it worked out for them, although I have to admit not seeing a single taco, burrito or other Mexican food over the whole 4 days.

I noticed this ad all last week at South Kensington station, but only got a chance yesterday to take a photo. However, I've seen it all over London. How about you see any good, bad or just odd Jubilee advertising? Tell me below:

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.

The Strand Decorated For Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

The Strand Decorated For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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What: The Strand Decorated For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

When: 1897

Where: The Strand, City of Westminster, London

Story: A photo showing what the Strand looked like in 1897 in preparation for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Crowds Gather For Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee At The Wellington Arch

Crowds Gather For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee At The Wellington Arch

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What: Crowds Gather For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee At The Wellington Arch

When: 1897

Where: Wellington Arch, City of Westminster, London

Story: This photo shows just how many people flocked to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Even the top of the Wellington Arch is filled with people.