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19 September 2022

The Queen’s funeral: in pictures

A selection of the best images from the day.

By New Statesman

British army soldiers walk along The Mall, ahead of the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, in London, UK, on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Photo by Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Members of the public gather at the Hyde Park viewing site ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Louise Delmotte/Getty Images
Members of the Royal Navy stand outside the Westminster Abbey, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. Photo by Hannah McKay/AFP via Getty Images
Coldstream Guards proceed down The Mall ahead of The State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19, 2022 in London, England. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Coldstream Guards in formation outside Buckingham Palace pay their respects during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19, 2022 in London, England. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Members of the public gather in Hyde Park ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19, 2022 in London, England. Photo by Louise Delmotte/Getty Images
Flag seller and spectator near Buckingham Palace. Photo by Gerry Brakus
Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images
A member of the public looks on, September 19, 2022 in Windsor, England. Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images
Artwork celebrating Queen Elizabeth II is placed among the flowers at the Floral Tribute to the late queen in Green Park. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Spectators react as they watch a live broadcast of the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, at Hyde Park in London. Photo by Jose Sarmento Matos/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Royal Navy sailors take the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in a Royal Standard and on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy to Westminster Abbey. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images
Britain’s King Charles III, Britain’s Princess Anne, Princess Royal, and Britain’s Prince William, Prince of Wales, and Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex follow the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Tristan Fewings/AFP via Getty Images
Buckingham Palace household staff pay their respects during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Camilla, Queen Consort, Prince George of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Charlotte of Wales and Sophie, Countess of Wessex are seen during The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images
King Charles III and Princess Anne, Princess Royal arrive for the state funeral and burial of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey. Photo by Hannah McKay/Getty Images
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top, borne on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy followed by members of the royal family proceeds past Buckingham Palace. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden arrive for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey. Photo by Hannah McKay/Getty Images
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top is carried by the Bearer Party into Westminster Abbey. Photo by Ian Vogler/Getty Images
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gives a reading at the State Funeral Service for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, at Westminster Abbey in London. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images
Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex in Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Liz Truss delivers a reading during The State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey. Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Photo by Phil Noble/Getty Images
Former Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, John Major and Tony Blair with his wife Cherie Blair depart Westminster Abbey after the funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
The Queen’s funeral cortege borne on the State Gun Carriage of the Royal Navy travels along The Mall and around the Queen Victoria Memorial. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The Royal Hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at Wellington Arch. Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images
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