Lock & Co, the oldest milliners in London, established in 1676, and famed for making Nelson's original bicorn hat, has created an updated version complete with Olympic torch as a nod to a summer like no other in London.
General Sir Henry Havelock wears a hat made by Philip Treacy
Queen Victoria resplendent in a new hat by J Smith Esquire
Beau Brummell wears a gaudy affair designed by Noel Stewart
Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill having a friendly chat together wearing new hat designs by John Boyd and Herbert Johnson
King George IV atop his horse - a hat for himself and the horse by Stephen Jones
General Sir Charles James Napier wearing a hat by newcomer Sophie Beale - I wonder what he would make of that?
The statue of Sir Arthur Sullivan and The Lady dressed in hats by Gina Foster and Victoria Grant
Captain John Smith dressed in a flamboyant affair by Edwina Ibbotson
Lastly the well known statue of the 1st Duke of Wellington sitting astride his horse outside the Bank of England. Wearing an appropriately patriotic hat by Ian Bennett
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