The 1937 Coronation, Queen Mary dominating this family group. It is interesting to recall that in the days after the Abdication it was thought that the Duke of York would prove unequal to the task & it would be better for the crown to pass to the young,fashionable & good-looking Kents (on the right).
HISTORIC ROYAL PICTURE 1907 A luncheon party at Windsor was the occasion for 24 Royals to gather together. Mr William Downey, the court photographer, used an arc lamp of 10,000 candle-power to aid the failing light. The Boy Prince Olaf of Norway is to the extreme left of the front row, next to King Edward V11. The Kaiser stands between the Queen of Norway and the Princess of Wales (later Queen Mary). The King of Spain stands with a hand on the shoulder of the Prince of Wales (later King…
King George V with his daughter, Mary The Princess Royal. The Princess Royal had a lifelong interest in horses and horse racing. Along with her husband, Lord Harewood, she regularly rode with the Bramham Moor Hunt where he was Master of the Hunt.
QUEEN MARY's FUNERAL 3/31/53. Queen Mary died of lung cancer at the age of 85. She let it be known when she was ill that she didn't want Queen Elizabeth's coronation to be postponed in the event of her death.