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Londoners holding mirrors to catch a glimpse of passing royalty in London, 1934
December 20, 2012

Parade, London

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

Raising mirrors—or what photographer Maynard Owen Williams called “improvised periscopes”—above their heads, Londoners try to catch a glimpse of passing royalty during a parade around 1934.

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Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic

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