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1968 Collection

"1968: A Year of Revolution, Resilience, and Cultural Shifts" In the midst of the Olympic Games in Mexico City

Background image1968 Collection: OLYMPIC GAMES, 1968. American runners Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right)

OLYMPIC GAMES, 1968. American runners Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) showing the Black Power salute during the medal ceremonies at the Olympic Games in Mexico City

Background image1968 Collection: HMS Mersey, Minesweeper of the Mersey Division of the RNR comes alongside headquarters

HMS Mersey, Minesweeper of the Mersey Division of the RNR comes alongside headquarters ship HMS Eaglet Salthouse Dock at the end of her fourth cruise of the year. September 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Ford Cortina Mk2 1600E, 1968, Red

Ford Cortina Mk2 1600E, 1968, Red
Ford Cortina Mk2 1600E 1968 Red

Background image1968 Collection: Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, formed in 1968 from the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (top right), the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers (bottom right)

Background image1968 Collection: China - Cultural Revolution Poster - Chairman Mao

China - Cultural Revolution Poster - Chairman Mao
The Many accomplish great things - Cultural Revolution poster from the Peoples Republic of China, featuring happy workers heading out to work, many holding aloft the Little Red Book

Background image1968 Collection: Earthrise photograph, artwork

Earthrise photograph, artwork
Earthrise photograph. Artwork based on the famous Earthrise photographs taken by the Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman and William Anders

Background image1968 Collection: English League Division One match at Anfield. Liverpool 1 v Tottenham Hotspur 1

English League Division One match at Anfield. Liverpool 1 v Tottenham Hotspur 1. Liverpool trainer Bob Paisley carries off injured fullback Emlyn Hughes. 29th April 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Triumph TR5 Britain

Triumph TR5 Britain

Background image1968 Collection: Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, formed in 1968 from the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (top right), the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers (bottom right)

Background image1968 Collection: 1968 Jaguar E type

1968 Jaguar E type 4.2 Fixed Head Coupe

Background image1968 Collection: Ford Capri British

Ford Capri British

Background image1968 Collection: Jaguar XK140 Roadster, 1968, Green, dark

Jaguar XK140 Roadster, 1968, Green, dark
Jaguar XK140 Roadster 1968 Green dark

Background image1968 Collection: Earth from the Moon

Earth from the Moon
Earth rising above the Moon. This image was taken from 112 kilometres above the Moon during the Apollo 8 mission on 24th December 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Triumph T150 Trident 750

Triumph T150 Trident 750
bike, Triumph, T150, Trident, 750, Britain, British, England, English, UK, United, Kingdom, red, black, 1968, 1960s, 60s, sixties, classic, sports, sportbike

Background image1968 Collection: FILM: FUNNY GIRL, 1968. Barbra Streisand, performing on roller skates

FILM: FUNNY GIRL, 1968. Barbra Streisand, performing on roller skates, starring in the film based on the life of the American comedienne Fanny Brice, 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Films Carry On Camping Barbara Windsor covers her breasts with her hands after

Films Carry On Camping Barbara Windsor covers her breasts with her hands after losing her bikini top during morning PT lesson as Kenneth Williams looks on open mouthed and in shock

Background image1968 Collection: Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 10 Sqn RAF Hong Kong 1968

Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 10 Sqn RAF Hong Kong 1968
Vickers VC10 C1 XR808 of 10 Squadron RAF Transport Command landing at Kai Tak, Hong Kong in 1968 Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Photograph of Magdala Tavern, Hampstead, London

Photograph of Magdala Tavern, Hampstead, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background image1968 Collection: Sir Matt Busby manager of Manchester United poses at a pres season photocall with

Sir Matt Busby manager of Manchester United poses at a pres season photocall with the European Cup trophy. July 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Wendy Padbury, actress who plays the role of Zoe Herriot

Wendy Padbury, actress who plays the role of Zoe Herriot, a companion of second doctor Patrick Troughton, pictured on location, 3rd May 1968

Background image1968 Collection: BAC 1-11

BAC 1-11
Bea BAC 1-11 Super One-Eleven Airliner Flying over Southern England above Cumulus Cloud Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Aerospatiale BAC Concorde

Aerospatiale BAC Concorde
Concorde 002 Prototype Roll-Out Ceremony Seen from Roof of the Brabazon Hangars Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
One of eighteen photographs of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, mostly passing out parades, 1943-1968. Includes visit by Marshal Alphonse Juin

Background image1968 Collection: Mini Coopers 1968

Mini Coopers 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Volvo P1800, 1968, Black

Volvo P1800, 1968, Black
Volvo P1800 1968 Black

Background image1968 Collection: Lamborghini Miura P400S

Lamborghini Miura P400S

Background image1968 Collection: London Film Festival Poster - 1968

London Film Festival Poster - 1968
Poster from the 12th London Film Festival - 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Manchester City players and management staff celebrate with a few drinks

Manchester City players and management staff celebrate with a few drinks and cigars at the Fletchers Arms, Denton following their victory over local; rivals Manchester United in their successful

Background image1968 Collection: BAC TSR-2

BAC TSR-2
A Vickers Valiant Wing with the British Aircraft Corporation Tsr.2 Prototype and One of the Two Bristol 188 Prototypes Xf926 Parked Behind at Proof and Experimental Establishment

Background image1968 Collection: Tower Bridge jams in summer heat

Tower Bridge jams in summer heat
Tower Bridge, London, jams when the metal expands in the summer heat on 2 July 1968. The bridge is closed for two hours while firefighters cool it down with their hoses

Background image1968 Collection: Ford Escort Mk. 1 twin-cam

Ford Escort Mk. 1 twin-cam
Ford Escort Mk.1 twin-cam

Background image1968 Collection: Hillbrow, Johannesburg

Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Hillbrow Tower (built 1968 - 1971) dominating the Hillbrow district of Johannesburg, South Africa. Date: early 1970s

Background image1968 Collection: KATHARINE HEPBURN (1907-2003). American actress. As Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter, 1968

KATHARINE HEPBURN (1907-2003). American actress. As Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter, 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Aston Martin DB6

Aston Martin DB6

Background image1968 Collection: MBB HFB-320 Hansa Jet D-CASU

MBB HFB-320 Hansa Jet D-CASU (msn 1028), in use as a demonstrator by MBB, at London Heathrow Airport. (MBB - Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm GmbH - HFB - Hamburger Flugzeugbau) Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Manchester United footballer George Best at a photocall. July 1968

Manchester United footballer George Best at a photocall. July 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Clothing: Mannequins. August 1968 P023217

Clothing: Mannequins. August 1968 P023217

Background image1968 Collection: Westland Lysander R9125

Westland Lysander R9125, at the Royal Air Force Golden Jubilee in 1968, held on RAF Abingdon. Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Invention of the Cube Car

Invention of the Cube Car. This box-like car, designed by French-Vietnamese designer and engineer Quasar Kahn, was produced in limited numbers between 1967

Background image1968 Collection: Leonidas I (died 480 BC). King of Sparta. Monument in Spart

Leonidas I (died 480 BC). King of Sparta. Monument in Spart
Leonidas I (died 480 BC). Also known as Leonidas the Brave was a Greek hero-king of Sparta, the 17th of the Agiad line King of Sparta[

Background image1968 Collection: Three English Electric Lightnings flying from Warton

Three English Electric Lightnings flying from Warton in July 1968. Leading is the first Kuwaiti T55, 55-410/G27-78. Nearest the camera is the unpainted Saudi F53, 53-686/G27-56

Background image1968 Collection: Concorde 002 G-BSST leaves the assembly hall at Filton

Concorde 002 G-BSST leaves the assembly hall at Filton
Concorde 002, G-BSST, leaves the assembly hall at Filton for the first time on 12 September 1968. Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: Lamborghini Miura P400S

Lamborghini Miura P400S

Background image1968 Collection: Opel GT

Opel GT

Background image1968 Collection: Trinidad Carnival Band

Trinidad Carnival Band
An oil drum band playing festive music at the annual Port of Spain Carnival, Trinidad, West Indies. Date: 1968

Background image1968 Collection: COMMUNIST POSTER, 1968. Long Live the Socialist Revolution! A poster by Vladimir Kalensky

COMMUNIST POSTER, 1968. Long Live the Socialist Revolution! A poster by Vladimir Kalensky, Soviet Union, 1968

Background image1968 Collection: HOOVER DAM

HOOVER DAM
At the time of its construction, the Boulder Dam (subsequently renamed the Hoover Dam) on the Colorado River, is the worlds largest

Background image1968 Collection: Ufo Flying Saucers

Ufo Flying Saucers
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"1968: A Year of Revolution, Resilience, and Cultural Shifts" In the midst of the Olympic Games in Mexico City, American runners Tommie Smith and John Carlos boldly displayed the Black Power salute during the medal ceremonies. Their powerful gesture resonated worldwide, as Australian Peter Norman stood beside them wearing an OPHR badge in solidarity. Meanwhile, across continents, China was engulfed in a fervent Cultural Revolution led by Chairman Mao. His iconic poster became a symbol of this tumultuous period that reshaped Chinese society. Amidst these global events, Earthrise photograph captured our planet's beauty from space – a reminder of our shared humanity and fragile existence. Closer to home in Britain, automotive enthusiasts reveled in sleek designs like the Ford Cortina Mk2 1600E and Triumph TR5. The Jaguar E-type epitomized elegance on wheels while the Ford Capri showcased British ingenuity. Entertainment took center stage with Barbra Streisand's roller-skating performance in "Funny Girl, " a film celebrating American comedienne Fanny Brice's life. Meanwhile, English football fans witnessed an intense match at Anfield between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur that ended with a 1-1 draw. Throughout it all, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers stood steadfastly representing their country's values. Whether driving their Volvo P1800 or donning their uniforms with pride – they embodied resilience amidst an ever-changing world. 1968 marked a year where sportsmanship collided with activism; where revolutions unfolded alongside cultural milestones; where cars roared down streets while films brought laughter to screens; where football united communities while soldiers protected nations. It was a year etched into history as one filled with passion for change and unwavering determination for progress.