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Catalog Number WF 1606
Caption 1941 Marineer Royalty - Ruth Gent, Virginia Finson
Description This image from the 1941 Marineers' Pageant is of the Royal party following the crowning of Queen Virginia Finnson by Anacortes Mayor Charles Peters. "High ranking Princess" Ruth Gent stands to the left in the Causland Park Pavilion. The boy who carried the crown and the two young girls who serve as train bearers stand below the pavilion. Her young attendants are seated in front of her as she takes the throne. It is not clear who is between the queen and the princess. For the complete series of this coronation, see WF 1597-1607.
Date 1941
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Event - Marineer Pageant
Place - Anacortes, WA
People
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People FINNSON, Virginia
GENT, Ruth
PETERS, Charles, Mayor
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Marineers' Pageant
Royalty
Attendants
Causland Park Pavilion
Object Name Negative