Naval Bulldogs : 1959
NAVAL BULLDOGS: Buster Game 'Un, the 12 week old Bulldog, turns to veteran Vectis King - seen wearing his medal- while on parade at the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth. Buster is replacing Vectis as the new mascot for the barracks while Vectis retires on a 30/- a week pension.
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British Customs and Traditions - Pearly King's and Queen's - London - 1911
'Costers' in Pearlies - a family party at Peckham Derby show. 'Costers', or 'Costermongers' are street sellers of fruit and vegetables. Those elders respected by the Costermongering families are elevated to the position of Pearly King's and Queen's and their non-public role is to keep the peace between the families.
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English Civil War Society
23/ English Civil War Society. A pikeman feigns death beneath a tangle of pikes during a lively re-enactment of 17th Century hostilities by the English Civil War Society at the historic Littlecote House, near Hungerford. The Tudor mansion, which was bought by millionaire businessman Peter de Savary in 1985, has been given a special award by the British Tourist Authority for a commercially operated tourist venue in its 'Come to Britain' award.