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Picturegram - 'First Coach with King & Elizabeth Turns into Whitehall', London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129806

Summary:
One of sixteen black and white picturegrams depicting the marriage of Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (The Duke of Edinburgh) at Westminster Abbey on 20 November,1947 . Sent to Australia using radio facsimile equipment.
Description:
Black and white picturegram mounted on brown cardboard.
Description Of Content:
Image of the coach that carries Princess Elizabeth and King George VI down Whitehall, London. There is a large crowd standing by the road.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC), 1948
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 285 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: portraits, facsimile telegraphy, royalty british, royal weddings, events, princess elizabeth ii marriage 1947
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Telegraphy Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telephony
Tertiary Classification: telephones
Inscriptions: Typed on white paper that is mounted to the board under the picture; '(2) First coach with King and Elizabeth turns into Whitehall,.'

Printed on the side of the picture; '...LN/MBN70.LN.234.20/12300.PRESSCOLLECT. / POOL MBN.344.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: London, England, Great Britain, 20 Nov 1947
Organisation Depicted: Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC)

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