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Picturegram - 'On the Palace Balcony After the Ceremony', Buckingham Palace, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129816

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:
The Royal Family on the Palace balcony after the ceremony. The image depicts King George VI, Princess Margaret, Lady Mary Cambridge, Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC), 1948
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 285 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: portraits, royalty, 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- ), HRH George VI (1895-1952), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002), 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; '(12) On the Palace Balcony after the ceremony. The / King, Princess Margaret, Lady Mary Cambridge, the / Bride and Groom, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary.'

Printed next to the picture; 'LN/MBN86.LN.234.20.1540G PRESSCOLLECT. / AUSSIE POOL 13. 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: HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Person Depicted: HRH Princess Margaret
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth

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