Queen Elizabeth coronation exhibition opens at Buckingham Palace



2015-06-26 13:22:57

Queen Elizabeth coronation exhibition opens at Buckingham Palace

The exhibition is the largest exploration of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation ever seen

The largest exhibition to explore the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II has opened at Buckingham Palace, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the event.

Elizabeth II Coronation Gown The coronation robe, made by Ede and Ravenscroft and embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework

The show displays the dress, uniform and robes worn on June 2, 1953 by the newly-crownedElizabeth. It welcomed its first guests on July 27 and will run until September 29.

The exhibition also includes paintings created to record the event and objects used by the Queen at the ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

Celebrate her reign with this superb signed photograph of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh with Princess Anne and Prince Charles, autographed just one year after the coronation.

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