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Picturegram - The Royal Couple Leaving the Abbey, Westminster Abbey, London, 20 Nov 1947 Reg. No: MM 129810
- 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.
- Black and white picturegram mounted on brown cardboard.
- Description Of Content:
- Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh leaving Westminster Abbey, behind them is a procession of pages, bridesmaids and the best man.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC), 1948
|Dimensions:||295 mm (Height), 230 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Typed on white paper that is mounted to the board under the picture; '(6) Elizabeth and Phillip[sic] leaving the / Abbey as man and wife heading the / procession of pages, bridesmaids and / the best man.'
Printed above the picture; 'LN/MBN84.LN.480.20/1500G. PRESSCOLLECT. / MBN POOL 8 MBN.343.'
Printed below the picture; 'Reuterphoto'
|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|