Queen's Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster at Windsor Castle
Troops from all three Services formed on parade at Windsor Castle for her Majesty the Queen during the Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster in May 2012.
Arrmed Forces Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster taking place at Windsor Castle with HM The Queen. More than 2, 500 troops from the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force paraded before The Queen through the Quadrangle of Windsor castle, down through the town of Windsor along castle Hill, Thames Street and the into Home Park. Sailors, Soliders and Airmen representing the main body of the parade with 6 Military bands passed the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to the main arena at Home Park for the Muster and miltary events. Included was a 78 Military Aircraft fly over in celebration of the Queens Diamond Jubilee.
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Rudolf II with his alchemist, artwork
Rudolf II with his alchemist, artwork. 1883 etching by Emile Armand Mathey-Doret of a painting by Wenzel von Broczick, entitled 'Rodolphe II chez son alchimiste' (Rudolf II with his alchimist), showing the seated emperor and his entourage listening to an alchemist in a his laboratory. Rudolf II (1552-1612) of the House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor (1576-1612), King of Hungary and Croatia (1572-1608), King of Bohemia (1575-1608/1611) and Archduke of Austria (1576-1608).
© GREGORY TOBIAS/CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Avro York C Mk.I LV626, the 1st prototype
Avro York C Mk.I LV626, the 1st prototype on 28th August 1942. LV626 can be seen with the original twin fin tail, fitted only to the 1st and 2nd Prototypes. LV626 would be retrofitted with the third central fin during conversion to the sole York C Mk.II, powered by Bristol Hercules radial engines. Date: 1942
© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library