National Geographic : 1937 Jan
THE POMP AND PULSE OF MODERN LONDON TIlE GUARDS' WAR MEMORIAL OVERLOOKS FLOWER-DECKED ST. JAMES'S PARK Henry VIII drained a swamp to make the deer park that later became St. James's Park. Between the memorial and the Horse Guards building (in the background) stretches Horse Guards Parade, scene of the " Trooping of the Colour " on the King's birthday. (Q) National Uteograpnic society Sinlay Photographs by B Anthony Stewart GLEAMING NEW DOUBLE-DECKERS JAM PICCADILLY The outsides of myriad London buses are placarded with advertising. Piccadilly is named after a prosperous tailor who made " pickadils," lace ruffs worn in early Stuart times.