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Images Dated 20th August 2021

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South Bank Lion JRU01_01_129 Featured 20 Aug 2021 Print

South Bank Lion JRU01_01_129

South Bank Lion, York Road, Lambeth, Greater London. The South Bank Lion on a plinth outside the York Road entrance of Waterloo Station, viewed from the west.
The South Bank Lion, or Red Lion, stood on the parapet of the Lion Brewery on the south bank of the River Thames near Hungerford Bridge. The sculpture was created in 1837 by William Frederick Woodington. The lion is formed from separate parts, visible in this photograph, using Coade stone. The Lion Brewery on Belvedere Road was demolished in 1949, having been damaged by fire in 1931; the site was used as the South Bank Exhibition for the Festival of Britain in 1951. The sculpture was removed before the demolition of the brewery and, having likely been painted red previously, was restored and repainted. It was positioned on a plinth outside the York Road entrance of Waterloo Station until 1966, when it was moved to the east end of Westminster Bridge in Lambeth and was stripped of its red paint. The scultpture is Grade II* listed

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Royal proclamation JRU01_01_078 Featured 20 Aug 2021 Print

Royal proclamation JRU01_01_078

National Westminster Bank, Prince's Street, City of London. A view from Cornhill towards the National Westminster Bank, looking over crowds gathered outside the Royal Exchange and on rooftops of nearby buildings and the Bank of England, for the public proclamation of Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Exchange.
Princess Elizabeth was formally proclaimed Queen on 8th February 1952, following the death of her father, George VI, on 6th February. An accession proclamation was published in the London Gazette on 6th February and in The Times on 7th February. The formal proclamation ceremony took place at St James Palace at 10:00am, when Elizabeth proclaimed herself Queen. After the ceremony, the accession proclamation was read to the public from the balcony of St James Palace overlooking Friary Court, and then in Trafalgar Square, Fleet Street, and the Royal Exchange, by the Garter Principal King of Arms and Officers of Arms

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Park Row CXP01_01_129 Featured 20 Aug 2021 Print

Park Row CXP01_01_129

Park Row, Knightsbridge, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view looking north along the east terrace of Mills's Buildings towards the terrace of houses on Park Row.
These late 18th century terrace houses in Park Row (named Hyde Park Row in 1939) and Mill's Buildings survived the Second World War but were subsequently demolished when the office block Bowater House was built on the site, itself demolished in 2006

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