vintage washington

Recent Acquisition - Photograph Collection

Original caption: “The King, In Reverence Bowed.  King George stands in reverence before the grave of George Washington after laying a wreath there on a visit with the Queen and President and Mrs. Roosevelt to Mount Vernon, Va., June 9. The President (with cane) stands just outside the enclosure on the arm of Presidential Secretary E.M. Watson. Behind him is Presidential Body Guard Thomas Qualters. Queen Elizabeth, with Parasol, stands beside Mrs. Roosevelt.  6/9/39″