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Title:THE CORONATION OF KING EDWARD VII [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1080a
Summary: The coronation procession of King Edward VII through Central London, 19th August 1902.
Description: An escort of Indian Cavalry, followed by the Royal Horse Guards, leads the Coronation Coach up the Mall. Just visible in the coach are Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Various dignitaries, led by the Prince of Wales (the future George V) lead the Lifeguards behind the coach. The procession passes through Admiralty Arch to the cheers of the crowd lining the route. Among those signalled out by the camera, riding among the dignitaries, are Field Marshal Lord Kitchener and Field Marshal Lord Roberts. The procession carries on up Whitehall, led by the Yeomen of the Guard on foot, then the Indian escort and the Royal Horse Guards.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Edward VII, King (person)
Alexandra, Queen (person)
George V, King (person)
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert (person)
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh (person)
Indian Army, cavalry (regiment/service)
British Army, Yeomen of the Guard (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Horse Guards (regiment/service)
British Army, Life Guards (regiment/service)
Keywords: ceremonies, British - state: coronation (Edward VII) (object name)
GB, England & London, SW <Admiralty Arch> (geography)
GB, England & London, SW <The Mall> (geography)
GB, England & London, SW <Whitehall> (geography)