Royal Flashback- August 28

Japanese State Visit to Britain, 1971

Members of the Japanese and British Royal families interact during the 1971 Japanese Emperor’s state visit to England. From left to right- the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Kent (wearing the Cambridge Sapphire Parure), the Queen Mother (wearing the Greville tiara), the Prince of Wales, Prince Richard of Gloucester, the Princess Royal (wearing the Halo Scroll tiara), Empress Nagako of Japan (wearing the Meiji Tiara), Emperor Hirohito of Japan, the Earl of Snowdon, Queen Elisabeth II (wearing the Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara), Princess Margaret (wearing the Poltimore Tiara), Princess Alice Countess of Athlone (warring her palm leaf tiara), and Princess Alice Duchess of Gloucester (wearing her Honeysuckle tiara).

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