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Coronation 1930

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

The Drive to the Cathedral

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Coronation procession of warriors

Marching towards the Cathedral


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Ras Tafari and his wife being driven to the Cathedral of St George


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Being driven to the Cathedral of St George

"A page sits behind holding over his head an umbrella of crimson silk embroidered with sequins and gold tassels. A guard sits in front nursing a machine-gun under a plush shawl; the chauffeur is a European wearing powder-blue livery and the star of Ethiopia" EW


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Being driven to the Cathedral of St George


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Being driven past the Post Office

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


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Waiting for the unveiling of the statue of Menelek II

On the left the American representative, Herman Murray Jacoby, appears to be talking to Marshal Franchet d'Esperey. The Duke of Gloucester is in the centre of the picture and Ras Tafari is on the right, with an umbrella held over him.


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Unveiling the statue of Menelek II outside the Cathedral

From a photograph marked Chante, A-A on the front


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