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The Portsmouth Herald from Portsmouth, New Hampshire • Page 10

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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10
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Saturday Evening The New Hampshire A Oldest Newspaper in America Established October 7, 1756 Pictorial and News Review Section The Portsmouth Herald April 4,1953 England Prepares for June Coronation A I THE CORONATION CROWN--H. G. Goodship. a London diumond mounter, fits the Black Prince Ruby into one of the four crosses above the circlet of Britain's Imperial State Crown. is being prepared for Queen Elizabeth's coronation.

On the bench before him are sections of the arches and the diamonds which surmount the .1 re lies. HISTORIC HERALDRY--Edwin Routlrdge, left, and Alfred Abbott, put the finishing touches on this 15-foot high clay model of the Royal coat of arms. A finished cast of the model will be erected outside the annex of Westminister Abbey for Queen Elizabeth's coronation. By Command of The Queen the liarl Marshal is directed to invite to be present at tlic Abbey Church ol Westminster on the 2nd day of June 1953 YOU'RE INVITED--This is the coronation invitation you will receive if your name is on Queen Elizabeth's guest list. Illustrator Joan Ilassall designed the card, and S.

B. Sncad. official artist for the Queen's Stationery Office did the lettering. The British oak leaf appears several times among the flowers as a "reminder that the oak common to all British people." CORONATION A I -The Archbishop of Canterbury, carrying the primatial cross, displays the cloak he will wear during the coronation. The cloak, made of Japanese silk and brocades, was presented to him by Bishop Yashiro, presiding bishop of the church in Japan, as a token of world-wide fellowship of the Anglican church.

A I TIME -Among hundreds of souvenirs being produced in connection with Queen Elizabeth II's coronation is this novel wall clock. It features the Queen's monogram, crown and the arms of the United Kingdom. "ROYAL A Mwanawina III. of Barotseland, of Northern Rhodesia, shows the type of uniform he'll wear at Queen Elizabeth's coronation. The uniform includes a gold lace coat, sword, and tassels.

The original uniform dates back to 1900. when the. British colonial secretary cave it to Chief Mwanawina's father. QUEEN'S CROWN--Shown in its initial plaster form, the design has been approved for the obverse side of the commemorative crown piece, to be issued through Great Britain's banks during the Coronation Year. CORONATION STAMPS FROM DOWN UNDER--These arc some of the postage stamps New Zealand has designed to hoaor Uw coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Historic Westminster Abbey, upper left, eightpenny; profile portrait of the Queen, right. threepenny, and the crown royal center, me and sixpence. FOR PURSE-POOR PEERESSES--Because of the high cMt traditional coronation headdresses, alternative styles hive' been designed for wear by Britain's peeresses who attend CorMiatiMi Tear ceremonies. At left is an alternative.coronet for viscountesses and baronesses not in possession of traditional coronets. It is fashiMtd of velvet and crimson which is enriched with narrow gold braid and is bordered in white.

At right is a head covering which 0117 be with afternoon or evening dress, in any color except black..

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255,295
Years Available:
1898-1977