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THE SCENE IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY AT THE CORONATION OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH, JUNE 2ND, 1953

THE QUEEN TAKES THE OATH

British
about 1953
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.7936

Medium or Technique

Real photograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: A TUCK CARD C23
Back: divided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. REAL PHOTOGRAPH
FINE ART PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THE LATE KING GEORGE VI, H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER AND H.M. QUEEN MARY
Printed in England

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