National Geographic : 1939 Feb
(WINational Gleographic Society IFinlay Photograph byB.Anthony Stewart ETON BOYS, WITH COXSWAIN HOLDING FLOWERS, TAKE PART IN "FOURTH OF JUNE" CELEBRATION BENEATH WINDSOR CASTLE Founded by Henry VI, 52 years before America was discovered, this largest of English public schools (itwould becalled aprivate school inthe United States) lies across the Thames from the royal castle. On June 4, birthday of King George III, boys inspecial uniforms row their frail boats in procession. As they pass parents and friends watching from the banks, they stand in their shells and salute byholding oars straight up.Windsor Castle is a residence of the kings of England. In St. George's Chapel (right center) lie several British sovereigns, including Edward VII and George V.