Tag: british

Culture, History

James Cook: the Voyages

Captain James Cook, the British explorer and cartographer, is the subject of the forthcoming exhibition James Cook: the Voyages which begins at the British Library on Friday 27th April 2018. Learn more about James Cook’s fascinating life, with images from the archive.   Jame Cook (born in 1728) came from […]

MPX1764417 The Queen and her racing manager Lord Porchester watch the finish of the 1978 Epsom Derby, 8th June 1978 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); © Mirrorpix; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; English,  it is possible that some works by this artist may be protected by third party rights in some territories
History

Queen Elizabeth on Camera

On 4th June 2016, the nation will be celebrating the Queen’s birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade. This year will be a particularly special occasion as it is the Queen’s 90th – she is the longest lived British sovereign in history. Commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s extraordinary life with footage from the […]