Design for Scouts Enrolment Card, (1944). Creator: Robert Baden-Powell
Design for Scouts Enrolment Card, (1944). A scout stands under the scouting motto: 'Be Prepared'. On the right is an image of St George, patron saint of England, killing the dragon. Below is a space for the name of the card-holder, with a message from Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement: 'You are now a Scout. So, sleeves up - and tackle your job'. From "Boy Scouts', by E. E. Reynolds. [Collins, London, 1944]
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Gateway to Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey, Wales, 1924-1926. Artist: Unknown
Gateway to Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey, Wales, 1924-1926. Beaumaris was the last of Edward I's ring of castles built during his campaign to suppress the Welsh. The castle is regarded as the crowning achievement of Edward's castle architect, James of St George, and as the most architecturally perfect British castle. A print from Hutchinson's Britain Beautiful, edited by Walter Hutchinson, volume I, 1924-1926.
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St George, mounted on a spotted horse, killing the dragon, 19th century. Artist: Anon
St George, mounted on a spotted horse, killing the dragon, 19th century. St George was a half legendary Christian soldier from Cappadocia, supposedly martyred in c303 during the persecution of the Christians under the Emperor Diocletian (245-313). On the First Crusade (1096-1099), the English adopted him as their patron saint.
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