Skip to main content

Rights Managed > Historic England > Flight > England from the Air > London from the Air

Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048

Shackleton over the Strand RAF_228_190E_0048


Please Click On A License Option

Including museum use in video or interactive displays

A catalogue accompanying a museum exhibition

Non-retail leaflet or booklet accompanying a museum exhibtion

Website use at 72ppi up to 800x600 pixels

Exhibition, catalogue, non-retail promotional literature, interactive display and 800x600 pixel 72ppi website use accompanying a temporary exhibition

Exhibition, catalogue, non-retail promotional literature, interactive display and 800x600 pixel 72ppi website use accompanying a temporary exhibition

One-off use

Books, Magazines and Newspapers

Per programme/title for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

per title, or webpage

All media now known or hereafter devised, per title

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

Per specific book title.

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

One Edition (printed and electronic) of a specific book title, magazine / newspaper issue number.

Per specific book title.

Per specific book title.

Per specific book title.

World rights, all languages for 5 years from this date

World rights, all languages for 10 years from this date

World rights, all languages in perpetuity

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books for 5 years from this date.

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books for 10 years from this date.

World rights, all languages including for TV, DVD, Video, web broadcast, download, listings, web and magazine articles and books in perpetuity.

Includes print media and online publication

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.) for period purchased.

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: One country, one language for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Per programme/title: World rights, all languages for broadcast and other transmission media. (inc. TV, DVD, Video, web streaming, download, etc.).

Additional Information

Filename: raf_228_190e_0048.jpg

Size: 4319 x 4365 (5.3MB)

Date: 28th September 2009

Source: Historic England

Credit: Historic England Archive

Source: English Heritage Images

© Historic England - RAF photography

We accept all major credit cards



Historic England

Historic England Photo Prints and Wall Art

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

Historic England is the public body that champions and protects England's historic places

Media ID 1763675

© Historic England - RAF photography

Aeroplane Air Craft Air Plane City Event Flying Historic Urban


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Flight > England from the Air > London from the Air

> Flight > RAF100

> Air planes (OLD)


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this photograph, an Avro Shackleton Mark II bomber soars through the clear blue sky above the historic cityscape of London, marking a significant moment in aviation history. Taken in the year 1956, this aerial view was captured during a fly-past celebration in honor of Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. The iconic monarch turned 39 that year, and the RAF (Royal Air Force) chose to honor the occasion with an impressive display of air power. The Avro Shackleton Mark II, a versatile maritime patrol aircraft, was a mainstay of the RAF fleet during the post-war era. Its distinctive silhouette, with its large radome and wingtip fuel tanks, can be clearly seen in this image as it glides effortlessly over the urban landscape of the Strand. The photograph offers a unique perspective, allowing us to appreciate both the grandeur of London's historic buildings and the sheer size and power of the aircraft. The Avro Shackleton Mark II was an essential component of the RAF's defense capabilities, and its presence in the skies above London during the fly-past served as a testament to the country's military might. This photograph is a fascinating glimpse into the past, capturing a moment of national pride and celebration. It stands as a reminder of the significant role that the RAF and its aircraft played in shaping the history of both the United Kingdom and the world.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.

lightbox add My Lightbox




Related Images


Douglas DC-3 AFL03_aerofilms_b1222
Douglas DC-3 AFL03_aerofilms_b1222
Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456
Holland House library after an air raid BB83_04456
Spirit of St Louis EPW018121
Spirit of St Louis EPW018121
Lightning EAW187844
Lightning EAW187844
Back Them Up
Back Them Up
Avro Shackleton MR2 WL751 overflying the Rock of Gibraltar
Avro Shackleton MR2 WL751 overflying the Rock of Gibraltar
The second and fourth series production Concordes
The second and fourth series production Concordes
Vulcan 20914_013
Vulcan 20914_013
Boeing 737 Max 8
Boeing 737 Max 8
Avro Shackleton MR2 RAF
Avro Shackleton MR2 RAF
Avro Shackleton
Avro Shackleton
Biplane flight AFL03_aerofilms_c169
Biplane flight AFL03_aerofilms_c169