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A Tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1900 - 2002

1952: Death of King George VI

With the death of her husband, King George VI, and the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne, Queen Elizabeth became the Queen Mother, a role she fulfilled until her own death on 30 March 2002.

Awaiting the arrival of the funeral procession

Three Queens await the arrival of the funeral procession at the Palace of Westminster
Source: The Sphere, February 16, 1952, p. 233

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