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Coronation 1930

Introduction
Preparations
Representatives Arriving
Drive to Cathedral
Cathedral of St George
Coronation Procession

Representatives Arriving at the Railway Station

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Duke of Gloucester at the Railway Station

The Duke of Gloucester, third son of George V, was the British representative and was met in person at the station by Ras Tafari.


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Duke of Gloucester inspecting the Imperial Guard

Note that the Imperial guard are all barefoot.


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Swedish representative at the Railway Station

From a postcard - no credits


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Japanese representative arriving

Japanese representative being greeted at the station by Prince Asfaw Wossen


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Japanese representative inspecting the Imperial Guard

From a postcard - no credits


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Ras Tafari meeting French representative at the station

The photo is not marked as such but the man being greeted by Ras Tafari appears to be Marshal Franchet d'Esperey, the French representative at the Coronation.


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The Egyptian representatives climbing to the station balcony

On the left is Mustafa el-Nahhas Pasha, the president of the Egyptian Wafd Party.

From a postcard marked Jos Steinlehner, Fotograf, Addis-Abeba.


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Railway station with aeroplane flying overhead

From a postcard marked D. Kalaidjian


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Lion of Judah monument outside the station

With Imperial guard and two photographers.

From a postcard marked D. Kalaidjian


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