Queen Elizabeth at the Guildhall, 1939


Queen Elizabeth (wearing the Teck Crescent Tiara and Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Necklace) attends a glittering Banquet hosted by the Lord Mayor of London at the Guildhall on this day in 1939, with mothers from around the country in aid of the Safer Motherhood Campaign, including the Countess of Bessborough (in the Bessborough Tiara) and Lady George Cholmondeley.

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