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THE QUEEN PASSING THROUGH WESTMINSTER ABBEY.

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.

British
1953
Publisher Valentine & Son, Ltd., Dundee and London (1851–1963)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.7967

Medium or Technique

Sepia tone Real photograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: C.44.
Back: divided. Mint.
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

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder