|Promotional mascot for the Girl Guides' Association that was formed in 1910 a year after a group of girl scouts turned up at the first Boy Scouts' public meeting in Crystal Palace. Agnes Baden-Powell, the sister of Robert Baden-Powell, who formed the Boy Scout Movement, became the first president of the Association. |
In 1914, a junior section of Guides was formed for eight to 10-year-olds. They called themselves Rosebuds and were later renamed Brownies. In 1918, Baden-Powell's wife, Olave, was appointed Chief Guide and in 1937, the Queen became a Guide, her sister Princess Margaret enrolled as a Brownie and their mum became the Patron of the Girl Guides.