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Picturegram - The Royal Couple Leaving the Abbey, Westminster Abbey, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129810

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 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
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; '(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'
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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