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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1948

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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1948

King George VI (1895 - 1952) and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900 - 2002), pictured on the terrace in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in one of a series of pictures to mark their silver wedding anniversary. Date: 1948

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In this enchanting photograph, taken on the terrace of Buckingham Palace in 1948, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, celebrate their silver wedding anniversary. The couple, who had been married on April 26, 1923, were captured in a moment of quiet reflection, bathed in the soft light of the late afternoon sun. King George VI, dressed in a formal morning coat and striped trousers, gazes lovingly at his wife, the Queen Mother, who is elegantly attired in a fur coat and hat. The Queen Mother, with her regal bearing and gentle smile, returns the king's gaze, her eyes filled with affection and pride. The terrace of Buckingham Palace, with its lush gardens and stately architecture, provides a fitting backdrop for this royal portrait. The couple's connection to the palace, and to the British monarchy, is deep and enduring. The image captures a sense of history and tradition, as well as the love and devotion that bound this remarkable couple together. King George VI, born on December 14, 1895, ascended to the throne in 1936 following the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was born on August 4, 1900, and was the eldest daughter of King George V and Queen Mary. The couple's silver wedding anniversary marked 25 years of marriage, a significant milestone in their lives and in the history of the British monarchy. This photograph is a testament to the enduring power of love and the strength of the British monarchy, even in the face of adversity. It is a historical image that continues to captivate and inspire, offering a glimpse into the lives of two remarkable individuals who played important roles in shaping the course of history.

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