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Princess Elizabeth makes her first broadcast accompanied by her sister Princess Margaret, 1940.Weird, Wonderful Photos From Another Era - A collection of archival images I've gathered over the years, while researching other stories - including underwater photography, indoor flight training, a young Princess Elizabeth with a corgi, and much more.A few months before her father King George VI died in February 1952, Princess Elizabeth & her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, were hosted in Washington by President Truman and his family. On that trip, her first to the United States, she also visited the Library. 🧵Today in 1947: Britain's Princess Elizabeth, who would later become Queen Elizabeth II, married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Times reported that she was up shortly after 7 am and was dressed in her wedding gown by 10.20 am.Newsreel history is made by graphic film report of the marriage of Princess Elizabeth and ...(1947)The Queen celebrates her 96th birthday today. OnThisDay in 1947, having just turned 21, the then HRH Princess Elizabeth broadcast a message to the youth of the Commonwealth from Cape Town. 1/2Princess Elizabeth opens new graving dock in South Africa (1947)Here a young Princess Elizabeth is pictured removing the spark plugs from a vehicle as part of her training in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), 10 April 1945. PlatinumParty Learn more about the role of the ATS: https://t.co/CBPXeLIs01 © IWM H 41670Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their wedding day, 1947Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth of York on 21 April 1926 in London. As a young royal, countless images of the Queen were captured – from her first years to the earliest moments of her royal duties.Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten visit soldier graves at the Field of ...(1947)Weird, Wonderful Photos From Another Era - A collection of archival images I've gathered over the years, while researching other stories - including underwater photography, indoor flight training, a young Princess Elizabeth with a corgi, and much more.Princess Elizabeth sets foot in the United Kingdom for the first time as Queen Elizabeth II, arriving from Kenya at London Airport. Greeted amongst others by Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee. [February 7 1952 |Britain’s Princess Elizabeth is engaged to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten on this date in 1947. Read more in our historical newspaper archives:Princess Elizabeth II's first radio broadcast addressing children who had been evacuated from the cities of the United Kingdom (1940)The engagement of Britain's Princess Elizabeth, who would become Queen Elizabeth II, to Lieut. Philip Mountbatten was announced on this day in 1947. The Times wrote: "Everyone has been gossiping and speculating about this royal romance for months."Then Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip with Vatican officials, April 13, 1951Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth see a play (1937)This is believed to be the first photograph of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, July 1939Princess Elizabeth during her time with the Auxiliary Territorial Service in the Second World War takes motorcycle training on a BSA 250, February 1945ROYAL: Princess Elizabeth arrives back from Malta (1951)A teenage Princess Elizabeth in a tartan kilt, 1941 - By Marcus Adams.Princess Elizabeth makes a radio address to the children of the Commonwealth (1940)Princess Elizabeth (now HM The Queen) christens the B-17 bomber “Rose of York”, named in her honour, July 1944. The bomber flew 62 missions before being lost in February 1945 px]Princess Elizabeth in civilian attire by Yousuf Karsh - 1943Today in 1945: Queen Elizabeth, then Princess Elizabeth, joined the women's branch of the British army for training. By the king's order, she was to be treated the same as any other student.Princess Elizabeth and Philip onboard HMS Crusader, headed to Canada [October 18, 1951 |Fatherless children head to Switzerland for holiday as wedding present for Princess Elizabeth (1947)Today marks the 96th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, born on April 21, 1926! A look back at visits with U.S. Presidents over the past seven decades: President Harry Truman and then Princess Elizabeth of England. 11/1/1951.The first official photograph of Princess Elizabeth with her fiance Philip Mountbatten at Buckingham Palace, 10th July 1947.Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Kenya (1952)Princess Elizabeth meets gathering of Empire Scouts (1951)ROYAL: Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret trip to the circus in Reading (1946)Fun behind the formalities: Princess Elizabeth gives the camera the biggest smile she could muster in a still image from a home video. Princess Margaret playfully curtsies almost out of frame.From Princess to Queen to mother and beyond, we are lucky to have in our collection the beautiful royal portraits of Queen Elizabeth II taken by Cecil Beaton. 📸 1945: Photograph depicting Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Buckingham Palace.Princess Elizabeth at the Trooping the Colour in 1951. She wears the scarlet tunic of the Grenadier Guards.The royal family announced on this day in 1945 that Queen Elizabeth II, then Princess Elizabeth, had joined the women's branch of Britain's army and had entered training in southern EnglandThe Queen and Princess Elizabeth talk to paratroopers preparing for D-Day, 19 May 1944Princess Elizabeth attends film premier (1951)Newsreel history is made by graphic film report of the marriage of Princess Elizabeth and ...(1947)French capital displays wedding gift for Princess Elizabeth (1947)20th November, 1947. Princess Elizabeth marries lieutenant Philips MountbattenPrincess Elizabeth and President Harry Truman in the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on November 1, 1951 during a formal dinner for the Trumans.

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