Australian State Opening of Parliament, 1954

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attend the Australian State Opening of Parliament at Parliament House in Canberra on this day in 1954. This was one of a series of State Openings during their 6-month Commonwealth Tour.

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The Queen wore her Coronation gown with Queen Alexandra’s Kokoshnik Tiara and her Coronation Necklace and Earrings. Lady Pamela Mountbatten wore her Hicks Tiara.

 

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