Three Queens in Mourning, 1952
Today marks the 65th Anniversary of the Funeral of King George VI. Our Flashback today features an iconic image of ‘Three Queens in Mourning’ at Paddington Station in London as the coffin of the late King arrives from Sandringham before his funeral. From L-R; the recently ascended Queen Elizabeth II, with her grandmother, Dowager Queen Mary, and her recently widowed mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Today also marks the 15th Anniversary of the Funeral of Princess Margaret, the younger daughter of King George VI and the Queen Mother.