Royal Academy Banquet, 1956

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Queen Elizabeth II (wearing The Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara and the Greville Ruby and Diamond Floral Bandeau Necklace) and The Queen Mother (wearing the Greville Tiara) attend a Banquet hosted by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Westminster at the Royal Academy, London on this day in 1956. Also present was Mrs Geralde Legge (later Raine, Countess Spencer) in an interesting coincidence with her future mother-in-law, Cynthia, Countess Spencer (in the famous Spencer Tiara)

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