Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II: crowds watching the Royal procession from the Ritz, Piccadilly, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59047
Architect/DesignerCasson, Sir Hugh Maxwell (1910-1999)
Artist/PhotographerCadbury-Brown, Henry Thomas (1913-2009)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
ViewExterior
Medium35mm Transparency
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit 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. Sir Hugh Casson was the consulting architect for the coronation decorations.

Subject tags

street scenes, coronation decorations, arcades, festivals, gatherings