Banquet at French Embassy, 1960

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The Queen (wearing Queen Alexandra’s Kokoshnik Tiara) and Duke of Edinburgh attend a Return Banquet hosted by President and Madame de Gaulle at the French Embassy in London on this day in 1960, on the last evening of the French State Visit to Britain, which also included a State Banquet and Gala Performance. Princess Margaret (in the Halo Scroll Tiara), Antony Armstrong Jones, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (wearing the Kent City of London Fringe Tiara and her Girandole Earrings), and Princess Alexandra were also pictured.


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