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Representatives memorialize the death of Queen Astrid at St. Vibiana's Cathedral, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 10, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of representatives of Sweden, Belgium, France, England, and Switzerland standing with national flags outside on the steps of St. Vibiana's Cathedral to memorialize the death of Queen Astrid of Belgium. Queen Astrid died in an automobile accident August 29, 1935.
This photograph appears with the article, "Five Nations Pay Tribute For Astrid At Rites Here: Consuls Honor Dead Queen of Belgians at Services." Los Angeles Times, 11 Sept. 1935.
Handwritten on negative: Memorial Services for Queen Astrid, 9-10-35
Text from newspaper caption: Massing the colors of five European nations with the Stars and Stripes, representatives of Sweden, Belgium, France, England and Switzerland yesterday met to memorialize Queen Astrid of the Belgians, who was killed in a motor crash. Uniformed consuls in the first row are J.J. Viala, France and Dr. Charles Winsel, Belgium. Behind Winsel, to the left and right, are F.E. Evans, England, and Dr. Otto Wartenweiler, Switzerland. Vice-Consul Dr. P.N. Engblom, Sweden, is on the extreme right.
Text from negative sleeve: 2084, Memorial Services for Queen Astrid, 9-11-35, [stamped:] Sep 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Cathedrals--California--Los Angeles
Diplomats--California--Los Angeles
Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles
Churches--California--Los Angeles
Memorial rites & ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Wartenweiler, Otto, 1881-1978
St. Vibiana Cathedral (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Engblom, Peter N., 1882 or 3-1937
Evans, Francis Edward, 1897-1983
Viala, Jean Joseph, 1895-
Winsel, Charles, 1868-1953
Astrid, Queen, consort of Léopold III, King of the Belgians, 1905-1935
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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