STATE ENTRY, GEORGE V ON HORSEBACK, 1911, E. BROOKS, CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS, SILVER GELATIN PRINT, 112 X 159 MM. COURTESY ALKAZI COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY – TAASA Review September 2012
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