At Wembley


(British Commonwealth of Nations)

On St. George's Day, King George opened the British Empire Exhibition. With the King were Queen Mary, the Prince of Wales, other members of the Royal Family, "all the King's horses and all the King's men."

As the King and his entourage entered the exhibition grounds in four State carriages, escorted by the Royal Horse Guards—a picture of scarlet, gold and steel—the Royal Standard was hoisted to flutter in the wind alongside the Union Jack. Seemingly in the shadow of these two emblems...

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