Photo of London, Westminster Bridge, Queen Victoria Jubilee Day 1897

London, Westminster Bridge, Queen Victoria Jubilee Day 1897

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Jubilee day was the perfect occasion for royal pageantry. After a service at St Paul’s, the ageing Queen was driven in her state coach past Parliament and across this crowded bridge, escorted by her loyal troops. The bridge is decked with garlands.

Jubilee day was the perfect occasion for royal pageantry. After a service at St Paul's, the ageing Queen was driven in her state coach past Parliament and across this crowded bridge, escorted by her loyal troops. The bridge is decked with garlands.

This is an excerpt from London Photographic Memories, by Terry Sackett

This remarkable and historic view from high on the Houses of Parliament shows Queen Victoria's open landau leading the procession across Westminster Bridge. All the buildings on the Lambeth side have gone: County Hall, begun in 1912, is now a Marriott Hotel and aquarium, and to the left is the London Eye, the giant ferris wheel for the Millennium.

This is an excerpt from Down the Thames Photographic Memories, by Martin Andrew