'Permanent guardsmen' decorations for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II along the centre of Whitehall, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38671
Architect/DesignerCasson, Sir Hugh Maxwell (1910-1999)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1953
Image Date1953
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAPT Box 71 - Coronation
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / 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

fantastic architecture, coronation decorations