Ball at the Dorchester Hotel, 1956

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Princess Christina of Hesse adds to the sights as she sights in at the shooting range while her cousin, Princess Beatrix of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, watches the scoring as they attend the ‘London Ball’ at the Dorchester Hotel in London on this day in 1956. The two nieces of the Duke of Edinburgh, were among 450 guests at the Ball, held to aid youth clubs.

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