Kids gave a right Royal welcome

THESE youngsters were in the grounds of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children in 1927 - but they certainly don't look ill.

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The happy bunch are members of the Boys' Brigade, grabbing any vantage point they can to see the Royal procession during the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city.

During a busy day, the royal couple opened the Kelvin Hall, placed a memorial stone on the King George V bridge and placed a wreath at the Cenotaph.

That is, perhaps, where the policeman would rather be - he certainly seems none too happy at making sure these youngsters are kept in line.

The kids do look squished into a small space, though that could have been for warmth. Short trousers in February? Brrrrrr.

The Royals

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