Sir Richard Attenborough has sadly passed at the age of 90.
200 years ago today Washington D.C was burned by an invading British army led by General Robert Ross during the War of 1812.
1) “Capture of the City of Washington,” Based on an engraving from “Rapin’s History of England,” published by J. & J. Gundee, Albion Press, London, 1815.
2) A mural by Allyn Cox displayed in the Capital Building and completed in 1974.
3) The White House. A watercolour by George Munger.
4) The Capital Building. A watercolour completed in 1814.
Lieutenant Colonel N A L Corry leads the 2nd Battalion of the Grenadier Guards out of La Havre, Belgium on the 15th August, 1914.
This began a journey that would eventually see the Grenadier Guards form up with the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the vicinity of Mons on the 22nd of August. This would be the BEF’s first real fight against the Imperial German Army.
The prospect of Newcastle upon Tyne as viewed from the south.
Barbed wire from the First World War still intact from the Champagne region of France.
Lady-in-waiting Sophia Orlova-Denisova
Saw this and the lady really looks like you!
My heart goes out this talented man’s family after his tragic death today from an apparent suicide.
His work always lifted my heart.
Back in the UK!
Myself and my wife have just enjoyed our first day back in England after moving back from the US. Yay!
We will be here to both complete our respective masters programs.