The Queen Visits Belfast
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh disembark from a river boat after a pleasure cruise down the river Lagan, Belfast. She boarde. the small, *.50-seat Joyce Too for a short journey down the river to view the huge economic regeneration of the waterfront that has been carried out in recent years. The Queen was accompanied by Tony Hopkins, chairman of the Laganside Corporation. See PA Story ULSTER Queen/Boat. PA Photo: Paul Faith/WPA/Pool.
Royalty - Emperor Hirohito State Visit - Buckingham Palace, London
(L-R) The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Mother, Empress Nagako, Emperor Hirohito and The Queen during a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace for Emperor of Japan. From the Back (L-R): The Duchess of Kent, Duke of Kent, Prince of Wales, Princess Anne (hidden), Prince William of Gloucester and Princess Margaret (hidden).
Royalty - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee
The Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Gerald Ellison, in the new cope and mitre he will use for the first time at the Silver Jubilee service to be attended by the Queen in St Paul's Cathedral. With him is the designer, Beryl Dean, who made the cope with her students at the Stenhope Adult Education Institute in London. They have donated it to the City of London for the Bishop's use. The design includes St Paul's cathedral, 73 churches of the London Diocese, three Royal Peculiars and one house - no.42 Queen's Square, where the classes were held. The embroidery, on a fine cream coloured woollen background, is in synthetic gold thread and silk, on silk organza, and required 6, 015 hours work shared among 36 workers. The mitre and morse (cope fastening) are worked on cloth of gold. The mitre depicts, on the front, Westminster Abbey, and on the back, a ship symbolising the Christian Church.
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