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Visit by HM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth

Unknown, 1942, Photograph
Visit by HM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth
Visit by HM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth
Visit by HM King George VI & Queen Elizabeth
Category
Library Item
Item no
21103
Title
Visit by His Majesty King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to inspect civil defence units in Edinburgh accompanied by Chief Constable WBR Morren; far left Firemaster Methven?
Description
King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade inspecting members of the Second World War civil defence groups, including the National Fire Service. They are accompanied by Fire Force Commander, Firemaster Muir. The members in the group are wearing uniforms with tin hats and shoulder bags. The King is wearing military uniform, and the Queen, a dress with pearls and a decorative hat. The King and Queen are accompanied by the Chief Constable W.B.R. Morren.
Artist / maker
Date
1942
Size
17.0 x 13.7 cm
Type