Elizabeth, 1900 - 2002 (née Bowes-Lyon, Queen Consort of George VI)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
154 x 114 mm. Showing King George V shaking hands with a Basuto chief, with Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, standing behind the king on the dais. Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, can be seen in the background.
This film (part one of a two-part film) records the Royal party leaving Buckingham Palace on January 31st 1947 to cheering crowds and boarding a train at Waterloo Station for Portsmouth. It records the Royal party boarding HMS Vanguard, entertainment on deck during the voyage, and their arrival at Cape Town on February 17th 1947.
This film (second part of a two-part film) records the Royal Party's visit to Kenilworth Racecourse, near Cape Town, the opening by the King of the Ninth Union Parliament, and the Royal Party's visit to Port Elizabeth. It closes with a brief African dancing scene.
- Type: Archival Object X
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