Ceremonial arches over The Mall for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, London, seen at night

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RIBApix ref no RIBA2728-18
Architect/DesignerBedford, Eric (1909-2001)
Artist/PhotographerMcCann, John (1926-)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
ViewExterior
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC3242C
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John McCann / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Elizabeth ascended the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952 and was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953.

Subject tags

lighting, fantastic architecture, coronation decorations