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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in Australia 1954
A photograph from the Australian Royal tour in 1954. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip can be seen standing on the back of a moving vehicle. The Queen accessorizes her outfit with gloves, a string of pearls and a hat.
The tour was heralded as a great success by British royal watchers and Australian monarchists alike. Australians fell in love with the young couple and the 8-week tour, stopping at 70 towns and cities, was documented in the film The Queen in Australia (1954)
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