George HW Bush's casket arrives at US Capitol

The 41st US president, George H. W. Bush’s casket, is driven past the US Capitol.

The coffin, covered in the Stars and Stripes, was placed on the Lincoln catafalque on Monday.

Bush died last Friday at the age of 94, making him the US president with the longest lifespan to date.

Wednesday has been declared a day of mourning.