Going to the Chapel and We're Going to Join the Monarchy
31 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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ROYAL FAMILY Great Britain Queen Elizabeth WEDDING ROYAL FAMILY ON BUCKINGHAM PALACE BALCONY AFTER WEDDING; ROYAL COUPLE WAVE TO THE CROWDS. H.R.H. PRINCESS ELIZABETH AND H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH WAVE TO THE CROWDS FROM THE BALCONY OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE AFTER THEIR WEDDING TODAY NOVEMOER 20, 1947. AT LEFT, ARE THE KING AND PRINCESS MARGARET, PRINCIPAL BRIDESMAIDS WITH LADY PAMELA MOUNTATTEN, DAUGHTER OF THE EARL AND COUNTESS OF MOUNTDAYTEN, BEHIND. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO FROM LONDON FL/AB 318858 201147RJP
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ROYAL FAMILY Gt. Britain Queen Elizabeth II (Wedding) Bridal Party Passes Unknown Soldier's Tomb -- Led by the Very Rev. Alan Campbell Don, Dean of Westminister Abbey, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip and attendents walk past the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as they proceed down the Nave after their marriage. This is one of the original pictures of the ceremony just received.
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ROYAL FAMILY Gt. Britain Queen Elizabeth Wedding ROYAL NEWLY-WEDS LEAVE ABBEY -- H.R.H. PRINCESS ELIZABETH AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURG ARE SEEN LEAVING WESTMINSTER ABBEY, LONDON, NOV. 20, 1947 AFTER THEIR MARRIAGE.
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ROYAL FAMILY NORWAY FLOWERS FOR THE BRIDE -- THE 22-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS RAGNHILD OF NORWAY, DAUGHTER OF CROWN PRINCE OLAV OF NORWAY, WAS MARRIED THIS EVENING MAY 15TH AT THE ASKER CHURCH, FIFTEEN MILES FROM OSLO, TO COMMONER 30-YEAR-OLD ERLING LORENTZEN, SON OF A NORWEGIAN SHIPOWNER. AMONG THE MANY HUNDREDS OF GUESTS AT THE WEDDING WERE MANY OF ROYAL BLOOD, AMONG THEM, PRINCESS MARGARET OF ENGLAND. PHOTO SHOWS THE BRIDE AND GROOM IN OPEN CARRIAGE LEAVE THE CHURCH AFTER THE CEREMONY. TWO BRIDESMAIDS PRESENT BOUQUETS TO THE BRIDE.
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ROYAL FAMILY Monaco Princess Grace MONTE CARLO, MONACO: Princess Grace, former actress Grace Kelly, died 9/14 of injuries suffered in a car crash. She is shown with Prime Rainer as they leave the church following their wedding. 4/19/1956.
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