British State Visit to Sweden, 1983

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Later today, King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden will be hosting Governor General David Johnston of Canada on a four day State visit to Sweden. Since the Governor General is the Representative of the Queen of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II, our flashback today will feature a State banquet at the Royal Palace of Stockholm during the her State Visit to Sweden in 1983. From L – R: Queen Silvia (wearing the Braganza Tiara), Queen Elizabeth II (wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland TiaraGreville Chandelier EarringsGeorge VI Festoon Necklace, and the True Lover’s Knot Brooch), and King Carl XVI Gustav.


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