The Televised Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth II
The coronation of a new British monarch is always big news around the world. This photo shows how the event was televised in Marpole Community Centre, Vancouver. Over 1200 people were able to see the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II as it was televised from London. This was a significant moment because technology had come a long way since the previous coronation. Groups of people gathered around the large box televisions to witness this historical moment.