The Royal Celebrations 1937-1953

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The Royal Celebrations 1937-1953

Photograph showing the Proclamation of George VI, Wokingham

Date: 1936 | Reference: WO/acc4266.5

George VI was proclaimed King on 11 December 1936, after the 325 day reign of his older brother Edward VIII had ended in the latter's abdication. This photograph shows the Mayor of Wokingham reading the proclamation from a platform in front of the Town Hall.

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