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Picturegram - Royal Couple after the Wedding, Buckingham Palace, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129814

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:
Elizabeth and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh standing on a platform at Buckingham Palace. The image shows the bride's satin gown and tulle train.
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 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; '(10) At Buckingham Palace immediately / after the wedding showing the Bride's / classic satin gown and 15 feet long / tulle train.'

Printed under the picture; 'LN/MBN87.LN.520.20.1550G PRESSCOLLECT. / POOL 11. MBN.334.'
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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