Onlookers view the funeral procession of King George VI: 1952
© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London
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Onlookers view the funeral procession of King George VI. King George VI died in his sleep at the age of 52 on 6 February 1952. The funeral of this well-loved king, who had remained in the capital alongside Londoners during the Blitz of the Second World War, drew thousands to the streets of London. Onlookers watched the funeral procession move slowly towards Paddington station.
1952 AD - 1952 AD