Item ITN/5/14/56 - Portrait of Her Royal Highness The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

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Portrait of Her Royal Highness The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh


  • 26 January 1954 (Creation)

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(1955 - present)

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The Queen is seen in a yellow tulle evening gown [?] decorated with sprays of mimosa; she is wearing the ribbon and star of the Garter. Her necklace is a wedding present from the Nizam of Hyderabad; the [?] also a wedding present, from Queen Mary. The bow [?] and drop earrings are set with diamonds. The Duke is wearing the uniform of Admiral of the Fleet. The portrait study was taken in the Grand Entrance in Buckingham Palace

Broadcast Date: 24 November 2000

ITN Reference: ROY/ELI (2)

Agency: Camera Press London

Photographer: Baron

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Copyright: Camera Press London

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