National Geographic : 1968 Mar
Pacific neighbors wait to be received by the King after the coronation. Governor John A. Burns of Hawaii, center, heads the U. S. Presidential delegation; Mrs. Burns sits in front. For mer Governor of California Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, left, a del egate, still wears top hat and morning dress, as does H. Rex Lee, then Governor of American Samoa, with Mrs. Lee. KODACOLOR (ABOVE)BY ROGERH. CORYELL;KODACHROMES BY EDWINSTUARTGROSVENOR© N.G .S . With European pageantry, the roy al procession moves from the chapel along a pandanus-mat path, past seat ed Tongan women of high rank, to the palace. Princes in knee breeches and cocked hats bear the train of the King's robe-40 yards of French silk velvet trimmed with ermine. Guests from GEOGRAPHIC: For eign Editorial Staff Chief Luis Mar den, an old friend of the new King, attends as a court photographer. With him stand Dr. and Mrs. Melville Bell Grosvenor. Editor-in-Chief of the NA TIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, Dr. Grosvenor represented President Lyndon B. Johnson as an official U. S. delegate. From the porch, the King reviews 11,000 parading school children.