Workers at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London remove scaffolding from the Victoria Tower. The image appeared in The Illustrated London News on the 20th of March, 1954.
From The Londonist, via the British Newspaper Archive.
The partially built County Hall is in the background.
Victory march of the Allied troops in London. July 19th, 1919.
The coronations of George V, King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, and his wife, Mary of Teck, took place at Westminster Abbey in London on the 22nd of June, 1911. The ceremony was held more than a year after the death of George’s predecessor and father, Edward VII.
The Coronation Annexe was built in front of Westminster Abbey, designed to blend in with the Abbey’s Gothic features.
The Coronation Ceremony of His Most Gracious Majesty King George V in Westminster Abbey. 22nd June 1911 by John Henry Frederick Bacon.
Following the coronation, the King and Queen went on a tour that included Ireland and India.
King George ruled until his death in January of 1936.
Just as I started typing this, they announced two more deaths in a press conference.
This photo is from Westminster Bridge only a few weeks ago. I’m not sure what you’re supposed to say in these situations…
Choirboys from St Margaret’s, Westminster sing Christmas carols for American troops in a flat in London in December, 1944.
Eve Maxwell Wright sings I Saw Three Ships while Dorothea Aspinall accompanies her on the piano.