Punch and Judy Show, 13 May, 1937.
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A photograph of a Punch and Judy Show for children at a Coronation tea party on Blenheim Terrace in St John's Wood, London, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper. Mr Leslie Henson's show keeps the children entertained at this street party following the Coronation of King George VI (1895-1952). George VI (1895-1952) was crowned on 12 May, 1937 in Westminster Abbey. He became King following the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII (1894-1972). This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.