State Opening of Rhodesian Parliament, 1947

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King George VI (wearing the the Order of the Garter) and Queen Elizabeth (wearing Queen Mary’s Fringe Tiara, Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Gift Necklace, Coronation EarringsQueen Victoria’s Fringe Brooch, and the Order of the Garter) preside over the State Opening of the Southern Rhodesian Parliament in Salisbury on this day in 1947, during the Royal Tour of South Africa and Rhodesia.

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