Queen Margrethe’s First Official Portraits, 1972

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was joined by Prince Henrik as she posed for her First Official Portraits as Queen, which were taken by legendary photographer Rigmor Mydtskov around this time in 1972 (50 years ago), a month after her accession to the Danish Throne upon the death of her father, King Frederick IX.

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Queen Margrethe wore the Danish Pearl Poire Tiara, the Khedive of Egypt Parure, the Pearl Poire Brooch, and the Floral Bracelet (all for the first time) with the Order of the Elephant and King Frederick IXs Royal Family Order.

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