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George VI, entry into Edinburgh, 5th July 1937

Unknown, 1937, Photograph
George VI, entry into Edinburgh, 5th July 1937
George VI, entry into Edinburgh, 5th July 1937
George VI, entry into Edinburgh, 5th July 1937
Category
Library Item
Item no
7416
Title
George VI, state entry into Edinburgh, 5th July 1937, showing procession in Princes Street between West End and Mound
Description
The view along Princes Street of George VI, state entry into Edinburgh on 5th July 1937. The road is bounded by Princes Street Gardens on the left and shops including the Balmoral Restaurant on the right. Both sides of the street have large pendant banners decorated with coats of arms. Crowds of people line the street and the buildings that overlook it. A procession of horses and carriages are making their way towards the Mound. In the background the spires of many of Edinburgh's churches can be seen.
Artist / maker
Date
1937
Size
25.7 x 30.5 cm
Type
Location
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection