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"Capturing the Essence of Iconic Events: From Royal Weddings to World Cups

Background imageEvent Collection: Queen Elizabeth II presents Bobby Moore with World Cup

Queen Elizabeth II presents Bobby Moore with World Cup
World Cup Final 1966. Queen Elizabeth II presenting the World Cup trophy to Englands Bobby Moore victorious after winning the game against West Germany in London on 30 July 1966. Date: 1966

Background imageEvent Collection: Illustrated London News Accession of George VI, 1936 cover

Illustrated London News Accession of George VI, 1936 cover
Front cover of the Illustrated London News, Accession Number reporting on the abdication of King Edward VIII and the accession of his younger brother, Albert

Background imageEvent Collection: Royal Wedding 1947 - family tree

Royal Wedding 1947 - family tree
Family tree showing how Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are both descended from Queen Victoria. Philip is the son of Princess Alice of Battenburg

Background imageEvent Collection: El Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

El Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, scallop shells and walking sticks, Galicia, Spain, Europe

Background imageEvent Collection: Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048

Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048
An aerial view looking down on an Avro Shackleton Mark II bomber in flight over the Strand as part of a fly-by celebrating Queen Elizabeth IIs birthday. RAF photography 1956

Background imageEvent Collection: Runners, marathon

Runners, marathon, New York, New York State, United States of America, North America

Background imageEvent Collection: Triumph Herald 1200

Triumph Herald 1200

Background imageEvent Collection: Lenny Henry and Dawn French, as Michael Jackson and Bubbles

Lenny Henry and Dawn French, as Michael Jackson and Bubbles, arriving at Elton Johns 50th birthday party at Hammersmith Palais. 6th April 1997

Background imageEvent Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport

Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport
Charles Green ballooning poster advertising his 75th ascent, from Stockport, under the patronage of Henry Hodgkinson, the Mayor, with a second ascent from Castle Yard, a band of music in attendance

Background imageEvent Collection: Austin Seven Britain

Austin Seven Britain

Background imageEvent Collection: Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905

Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. An aerial view of the Wembley Cup Final 1935. A Metropolitan Police Autogyro (Cierva C-30) monitors security at the match between Sheffield Wednesday

Background imageEvent Collection: Frederic Chopin / Nocturne

Frederic Chopin / Nocturne
FREDERIC CHOPIN Polish musician composing his Nocturne opus 9 number 2 Date: 1810 - 1849

Background imageEvent Collection: Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump

Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump
Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens (1913-1980) in the Long Jump, producing his gold medal-winning leap of 26 ft 5 in (one of four golds he won at this games). Date: 1936

Background imageEvent Collection: Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang (limited edition of just 5 cars) 2009 silver black Goodwood

Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang (limited edition of just 5 cars) 2009 silver black Goodwood FOS 2009

Background imageEvent Collection: Crowds at the Isle of Wight pop festival. 30th August 1970

Crowds at the Isle of Wight pop festival. 30th August 1970

Background imageEvent Collection: Queen Elizabeth II in coronation robes, 1953. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron

Queen Elizabeth II in coronation robes, 1953. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron
Queen Elizabeth II in coronation robes, 1953. Elizabeth II (born 1926), Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, was crowned on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London

Background imageEvent Collection: British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737
BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was " to stimulate trade

Background imageEvent Collection: Jaguar aircraft DP035691

Jaguar aircraft DP035691
RAF COLTISHALL, Scottow, Norfolk. November 30th, 2006 - Silhouetted against a winter sun, Jaguar aircraft, which were based at RAF Coltishall for over 30 years

Background imageEvent Collection: RNLI Padstow Lifeboat No. 2 Edmund Harvey with the tug Helen Peele alongside in the background

RNLI Padstow Lifeboat No. 2 Edmund Harvey with the tug Helen Peele alongside in the background, Padstow, Cornwall. 1901
The photograph is thought to have been taken on the lifeboats inauguration day in 1901. She served from 1901 to 1929. The crew are all wearing cork life jackets

Background imageEvent Collection: Advert for the Southport Flower Show, Lancashire, 1936

Advert for the Southport Flower Show, Lancashire, 1936

Background imageEvent Collection: Survivors of the Charge of the Light Brigade, 1890

Survivors of the Charge of the Light Brigade, 1890
Photograph of survivors of the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War taken 36 years after the event. The photograph was taken for charitable purposes

Background imageEvent Collection: APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon

APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon. Neil Armstrong and Eagle reflected in his visor
APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon. Armstrong and Eagle reflected in his visor, 20 July 1969

Background imageEvent Collection: Audi Sport Quattro S2

Audi Sport Quattro S2

Background imageEvent Collection: Audi Sport Quattro S1

Audi Sport Quattro S1

Background imageEvent Collection: Jesus and Children

Jesus and Children
Jesus suffers the little children to come unto him. Date: 1st century

Background imageEvent Collection: Norton. Isle of Man TT

Norton. Isle of Man TT
500cc Norton racing at the Isle of Man TT, an annual motorcycle event run on the Isle of Man in May/June of most years since 1907. It regarded as one of the most dangerous racing events in the world

Background imageEvent Collection: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their coronation day, Buckingham Palace, 1953

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their coronation day, Buckingham Palace, 1953
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on the day of their coronation, Buckingham Palace, 1953. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageEvent Collection: New Power Stations, advert for British Electricity, 1951. Artist: Norman Wilkinson

New Power Stations, advert for British Electricity, 1951. Artist: Norman Wilkinson
New Power Stations, advert for British Electricity, 1951. Paintings of power stations (artists in brackets): Cliff Quay, near Ipswich, Suffolk (Norman Wilkinson); Poole

Background imageEvent Collection: Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst a suffragette, on her way to Cannon Row after smacking Inspector Jarviss face. 1909

Background imageEvent Collection: Row of Caterham Sevens at club meeting event

Row of Caterham Sevens at club meeting event

Background imageEvent Collection: National Aviation Day Display poster

National Aviation Day Display poster
Poster, National Aviation Day Display, new events, new thrills, new aircraft, fly with the three aces, under the direction of Sir Alan Cobham, Coming Soon. 20th century

Background imageEvent Collection: Sikhs in front of the Sikhs Golden Temple

Sikhs in front of the Sikhs Golden Temple, Amritsar, Pubjab state, India, Asia

Background imageEvent Collection: Shirley Bassey performing at the Cor World Choir concert at Cardiff Arms Park

Shirley Bassey performing at the Cor World Choir concert at Cardiff Arms Park, 29th May 1993

Background imageEvent Collection: The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen in the sky in Ivalo of Lapland

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen in the sky in Ivalo of Lapland, Finland September 27, 2019. Picture taken September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov

Background imageEvent Collection: Ironman Austria

Ironman Austria
Swim at Ironman Austria viewed from helicopter. Ironman Austria long day picturing friends and pros for Triangle

Background imageEvent Collection: The Coronation Coach

The Coronation Coach
The State coach, weighing 4 tonnes, which first appeared on the streets of London at an opening of Parliament by George III has been used at every Royal coronation since that of George IV

Background imageEvent Collection: Map of the Coronation ritual within Westminster Abbey

Map of the Coronation ritual within Westminster Abbey
A panoramic view inside Westminster Abbey to show the position, movements and sequence of ceremonies (indicated by numbers) of the Coronation ceremony of King George VI. Date: 1937

Background imageEvent Collection: A Factoryscape in the Potteries, (1938)

A Factoryscape in the Potteries, (1938). Smoke from chimneys in the industrial area known as the Staffordshire Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent

Background imageEvent Collection: Her Majesty the Queen Mother with her pages, 1953. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron

Her Majesty the Queen Mother with her pages, 1953. Artist: Sterling Henry Nahum Baron
Her Majesty the Queen Mother with her pages, 1953. Queen Elizabeth (1900-2002), the mother of Queen Elizabeth II, in the robes she wore for the coronation of her daughter on 2 June 1953 at

Background imageEvent Collection: Victorian church warden lighting fire on Christmas Eve

Victorian church warden lighting fire on Christmas Eve
Vintage engraving of from the childrens story of The Robins Christmas Eve, 19th Century

Background imageEvent Collection: The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927

The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927
The Wettest Derby on record in 1927 with numerous well-known personalities of the turf coping with the flooded course with the help of umbrellas and rowing boats. Includes the jockey M

Background imageEvent Collection: The Coronation Regalia of Britain

The Coronation Regalia of Britain
The various pieces of regalia used during the Coronation ceremonies of British Kings and Queens. 1. St. Edwards Crown, 2. The Imperial State Crown, 3. Prince of Wales coronet, 4

Background imageEvent Collection: Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639

Farnborough Air Show, 1952 EAW046639
Various aircraft on display in the Static Park for the Farnborough Air Show, 5th September 1952. Farnborough, Hampshire

Background imageEvent Collection: St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539

St Giles Fair, Oxford CC49_00539
St Giles Fair, Oxford, Oxfordshire, September 1905. Photographed by Henry William Taunt (1842-1922) on silver gelatin glass plate negative

Background imageEvent Collection: BMW S1000RR

BMW S1000RR
Car Photo Library The Bike Photo Library: BMW

Background imageEvent Collection: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953
General view of the State Procession down the Nave led by H. M. The Queen, flanked by her Maids of Honour after the Coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey on June 2nd 1953. 1953

Background imageEvent Collection: VE Day - royal family and Churchill on balcony

VE Day - royal family and Churchill on balcony
King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) together with their daughters, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in ATS uniform and Princess Margaret Rose, and Prime Minister

Background imageEvent Collection: Supernova explosion, artwork

Supernova explosion, artwork
Supernova explosion, computer artwork. Supernovas are the explosive deaths of massive stars




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"Capturing the Essence of Iconic Events: From Royal Weddings to World Cups, Triumphs to Traditions" A historic moment frozen in time as Queen Elizabeth II presents Bobby Moore with the coveted World Cup trophy, forever etching his name in football history. Unveiling the intricate family tree at the Royal Wedding of 1947, where love and lineage intertwine amidst regal splendor and timeless traditions. Embarking on a transformative journey along El Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, pilgrims find solace, self-discovery, and spiritual enlightenment. The pounding rhythm of runners' feet echoes through city streets during marathons worldwide – a testament to human endurance and unwavering determination. Wembley Cup Final 1935 EPW046905: Relive the electrifying atmosphere as roaring crowds witness football legends battle for glory on hallowed grounds. Adorned in magnificent coronation robes, Queen Elizabeth II's regal presence captivates hearts while artist Sterling Henry Nahum Baron immortalizes her grace for eternity. Unleash your inner speed demon with BMW S1000RR – an adrenaline-fueled masterpiece that combines power, precision, and unrivaled performance on two wheels. Witness automotive perfection come alive with Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang's limited edition marvel; only five lucky souls can experience its silver-black allure at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009. Audi Sport Quattro S1 roars onto rally circuits like a fierce warrior – its sleek design coupled with raw power is a force to be reckoned with in motorsport history. Classic charm meets British elegance as Triumph Herald 1200 gracefully cruises down memory lane; an iconic symbol of motoring heritage cherished by enthusiasts worldwide.