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Picturegram - Giving the Royal Couple a Honeymoon Send-Off, Buckingham Palace, London, 20 Nov 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 129818

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:
Royal family and guests walking through a crowd giving the royal couple a honeymoon send-off.
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: 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; '(14) Going through the forecourt of Buckingham / Palace to give the Royal Couple a honeymoon send-off; / The Marquess of Milfordhaven, Miss Diana Bowes Lyon, / Lady Caroline Montagu Douglas Scott, the Hon. Pamela / Mountbatten and Lady Mary Cambridge.'

Printed next to the picture; 'MBN95 LN 247 20/1735G COLLECT POOL 16 / MBN.344.'
People Depicted: Marquess of Milfordhaven; Bowes Lyon, Diana (Miss); Montagu Douglas Scott, Caroline (Lady); Mountbatten, Pamela (Hon.); Cambridge, Mary (Lady)
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: London, England, Great Britain, 20 Nov 1947
Organisation Depicted: Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) (AOTC or OTC)

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