National Geographic : 1943 Apr
484 The National Geographic Magazine Pictures, Inc. Flags Flying, Windsor Welcomes Home the Newly Crowned British Sovereigns Crossing the Thames on June 12, 1937, the Royal Family rides to Windsor Castle, home to King George and Queen Elizabeth when they are not at Buckingham Palace, London. Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret face them. Their carriage, preceded by Royal Horse Guards and two outriders, is drawn by four grays with postilions. Historic Round Tower flies the Union Jack. Soon it will give way to the Royal Standard, sign that the King is home. Windsor Castle, dating from William the Conqueror, has been a residence of British monarchs for eight and a half centuries.