It's Sean!

UK freelance journalist, author
and copywriter Sean McManus

Printed from © Sean McManus.
Home > Photos > London, UK > flowers for Princess Diana

Photo of flowers for Princess Diana

Photo of flowers for Princess Diana in London, UK

I was working near Victoria station when Princess Diana died in 1997. I took a trip up to Buckingham Palace to see the tributes left there by a mourning public. As this photo shows, people left flowers, balloons, letters, flags and soft toys. People also drew pictures and wrote poems. I have another photo which shows the ladies from the WRVS processing and binning the dead flowers. I was surprised at the amount of grief people felt, and the way they chose to express it. The money spent on flowers could have done so much good if given to a charity instead.

Next photoAll London, UK photos | All galleries


flowers for Princess Diana
Location:London, UK
Camera:film camera and Nikon negative scanner
Date (GMT):
Original size:2630 x 4030 pixels
Copyright:©Sean McManus


Play a sliding puzzle game

To play, click or tap the tiles (on a desktop PC) or slide them (on the iPad, iPhone, iPod or Android). There's a puzzle for all my photos, so once you've completed this one, why not try another photo in this gallery, or pick another gallery?

Please wait - initializing script


Want to embed or license this photo?

This photo is ©Sean McManus.

Please ask me before putting it on your website or republishing it elsewhere. Tell me how you'd like to use the photo, and quote the picture subject (flowers for Princess Diana) and the reference di564.jpg. Thank you.

Explore more high quality photos of London, UK