remembering the queen mum

on the anniversary of the beloved dowager queen’s death, let’s revel in the good times past:

 the Duke & Duchess of York 1927.

 mother-and-daughter both hail in new coronation halos, 1937.

 marriage of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon to Prince Albert, Duke of York, April 23, 1923. Lady Elizabeth became the trendiest princess with this “statement” wedding gown.

your blog hostess salutes the beadwork!

wearing the Burmese Ruby Circlet in the Cecil Beaton photo shoot.

as a young Duchess of York in the lotus papyrus tiara.

It was passed on to Princess Margaret, Viscountess Linley and most recently Kate Middleclass, Duchess of Cambridge.

About ♔ la dauphiine ♔

Connecticut-based jewelry monger, history buff, Mets fan. On the hum-drum side, call me a lauded poet, novelist and ghost-writer. (That's right, I haunt prose.)
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4 Responses to remembering the queen mum

  1. Angelyn says:

    I watch her funeral procession, from time to time, on the internet. Is that weird, or what?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. racurac2 says:

    What a lady she was…Oh that wedding gown and the lotus papyrus tiaras are my favorite!

    Liked by 1 person

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