National Geographic : 1937 Jan
IT'S DRUMS, DRUMS, DRUMS, AND MARCHING FEET, WHEN GUARDS ARE RELIEVEDAT BUCKINGHAM PALACE Originally built during the reign of James I, the London residence of the King, at the west end ofSt. James's Park, frequently has been altered and repaired. The Queen Victoria Memorial rises at the left, with a colossal seated figure of the Queen surmounted byagilded bronze Victory. The guard is changed at Buckingham Palace only when the King is in residence, otherwise at St. James's Palace (Plate I).