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Picturegram - Princess Elizabeth Arrives at the Abbey with the King, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129807

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 Princess Elizabeth and King George VI disembarking from a carriage at Westminster Abbey.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC), 1948
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 295 mm (Height), 230 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: HRH George VI (1895-1952), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), 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; '(3) Princess Elizabeth wearing shimmering / pearl-encrusted bridal-gown arrives at / the Abbey with the King.'

Printed below the picture; 'POOL MELBOURNE COLLECT / LN/MBN71.LN.234.20/1235G. PRESS [illeg]. / 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)
Person Depicted: HRH Princess Elizabeth
Person Depicted: HM George VI

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