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 Gt. Britain Princess Margaret (Wedding) PRINCESS AND BRIDGEROOM LEAVE THE ABBEY HAND IN HAND -- PRINCESS MARGARET AND HER BRIDEGROOM, MR. ANTONY ARMSTRONG-JONES, LEAVE WESTMINSTER ABBEY, LONDON, TODAY MAY 6, 1960 AFTER THEIR WEDDING.
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(NY13-MAY 25)-SWEDISH PRINCESS WEDSBavarian Prince Johann escorts his bride, Sweden's Princess Birgitta, as they leave wedding room in the throne hall in Stockholm's Royal Palace today. Couple was wed in civil ceremony and will be united in Roman Catholic ceremony on May 30 in the Prince's hometown of Sigmaringen, Germany.(AP Wirephoto via radio from Stockholm) (see AP wire story) (gfr50945rca) 196I
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TODAY'S PICTURE BY WIRE FROM STOCKHOLM -- ROYAL WEDDING IN STOCKHOLM -- PRINCESS BIRGITTA OF SWEDEN AND PRINCE JOHANN GEORGE OF HOHENZOLLERN ARE SHOWN IN AN OPEN HORSEDRAWN CARRIAGE AS THEY DRIVE FROM THE ROYAL PLACE IN STOCKHOLM TODAY. MAY 25. AFTER THEIR WEDDING. THEY LED THE BRIDAL PROCESSION THROUGH GENTRAL STOCKHOLM WHERE THOUSANDS OF SPECTATORS LINED THE PAVEMENTS TO CHEER THE ROYAL NEWLYWEDS.
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ROYAL FAMILY Spain Prince Juan Carlos (NY24-May 14) COUPLE CROWNED AT ATHENS WEDDINGKing Paul of Greece holds crown over the head of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain while another person, out of view, right, holds crown above head of Greek Princess Sophie during the couple's wedding today in Athens. The crowning took place during the Greek Orthodox ceremony in Greek Orthodox Cathedral. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Athens)
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ROYAL FAMILY Sikkim Maharaj Kumar (Crown Prince) NY18-March 21) AMERICAN SOCIALITE WEDS CROWN PRINCEThe Maharaj Kumar (Crown Prince) of Sikkim and his bride, New York socialite Hope Cooke, 22, are shown during their wedding ceremony in Buddhist monastery chapel at Gangtok, Sikkim, in the Himalayas yesterday. The bridegroom is a 39-year-old widower with three children. (AP Wirephoto via cable from London)
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