‘The Queen’s Coronation 1953’ exhibition at Buckingham Palace in London

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1953 ஆம் ஆண்டில்  லண்டன்  Buckingham அரண்மனையில்  நடைபெற்ற  குயின்ஸ் முடிசூட்டு  விழாவில்   பயன்படுத்தப்பட்ட பொருட்களின்  கண்காட்சி..  (படங்கள் இணைப்பு)

The Queen’s Coronation has been brought to life by a major new exhibition showcasing the ceremony’s fabulous dresses and artefacts – and private home movies. The dazzling coronation dress the Queen wore for the ceremony is the centrepiece of the exhibition marking the historic event’s 60th anniversary.

As the world watched the monarch being crowned at Westminster Abbey on June 2 1953, they also marvelled at the clothes designed for the momentous day. The exhibition brings together the dresses, robes and gowns worn by the Queen and her immediate family for the first time since the historic event, and important artefacts that played a part in the day.

Tables from the two coronation banquets staged at Buckingham Palace have been recreated with their lavish settings of Georgian porcelain and silver-gilt, and decorations of pink and white roses and carnations.

Alongside official black and white photographs the exhibition features private movies filmed behind the scenes for the Queen, that show the personal story behind the pomp and ceremony. Above, the diamond diadem, made of diamonds, pearls, silver and gold, worn by Queen Elizabeth II on her way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for her 1953 Coronation.

Exhibition curator Caroline de Guitaut, from the Royal Collection Trust, said the Queen toured the exhibition on Wednesday, adding she seemed very pleased.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation dress and robe

The Coronation glove, worn on Queen Elizabeth II’s right hand during her Investiture

The order of service used by Queen Elizabeth II at her Coronation

A table dressed to evoke the settings of Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 Coronation state banquets


Picture: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis



The Coronation pen used by Queen Elizabeth II to sign the Coronation oath

The Queen’s Coronation 1953 is part of the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace from 27 July to 29 September 2013

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