"The king is dead. Long live the queen."
Ron Case was a young press photographer for the now-defunct Keystone Press Agency. Ron took a lot of photographs in his life. He traveled the world; he covered the Vietnam war; but he will always be remembered for this photo he took on February 16, 1952 at the funeral of King George VI. The photo was captioned "Three Queens In Mourning" and the name stuck.
Right, the king's wife, Queen Elizabeth; center, the king's mother, Queen Mary; left, the king's daughter: no longer the vivacious Princess Elizabeth but suddenly Queen Elizabeth II Regina.