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Picturegram - The Royal Couple at the Altar, Westminster Abbey, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129809

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:
Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh kneeling at the altar to receive the blessing, 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, altars, events, princess elizabeth ii marriage 1947, abbeys
Themes this item is part of: HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921- ), 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; '(5) The Royal Couple kneel and receive / the blessing.'

Printed below the picture; 'POOL MELBOURNE COLLECT / LN/MBN78.LN.234.20/1350G. PRESSCOLLECT. / MBN POOL 7 MBN.333.'
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: HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

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