Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.
THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH.
WITH traditional pomp and historic pageantry and amid the loyal acclamations of her peoples, Her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Elizabeth was crowned in the Abbey of Westminster this 2nd day of June, 1953, of which this is a memento.
Publisher Valentine & Son, Ltd., Dundee and London (1851–1963)
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Sepia tone Real photograph on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Used.
Valentine’s CORONATION SOUVENIR Post Card
[Prints flown to Dundee by aeroplane on Coronation Day, June 2nd, 1953. Post Cards on sale in London by 11 o’clock on June 3rd.]
THIS IS A REAL PHOTOGRAPH - PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN
Canceled. Sent 1953 from Hindhead, England to Montreux, Switzerland.
Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder