In this composite image a comparison has been made of Trafalgar Square. Commemorations of The First World War Centenary begin in 2014 and will last until 2018.
*** COLOR 2014*** LONDON - MARCH 17:  People stand at Trafalgar Square on March 17, 2014 in London, England. A number of events will be held this year to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
***ARCHVE 1914***  November 1914:  In Trafalgar Square, London street urchins dressed as soldiers with paper hats and canes as guns stand to attention watched by a small crowd. Behind them is a notice declaring ' The Need for Fighting Men is Urgent'.'  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)