The Royal Tour: A Souvenir Album

Published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of the modern Commonwealth, this beautifully illustrated book includes a selection of Queen Elizabeth II s dresses and jewellery, worn on her many visits to the countries of the Commonwealth For each royal visit Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies created day, afternoon and evening wear, giving consideration to mattePublished to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of the modern Commonwealth, this beautifully illustrated book includes a selection of Queen Elizabeth II s dresses and jewellery, worn on her many visits to the countries of the Commonwealth For each royal visit Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies created day, afternoon and evening wear, giving consideration to matters such as the national colours of the host nation, selection of fabric appropriate to the climate, and the requirements of protocol The designers sketches are reproduced alongside details of the finished dresses, with the accessories and jewellery that completed the outfits Additionally the book illustrates for the first time a selection of the remarkable gifts presented to The Queen from countries around the Commonwealth and other fascinating memorabilia.
The Royal Tour A Souvenir Album Published to celebrate the th anniversary of the creation of the modern Commonwealth this beautifully illustrated book includes a selection of Queen Elizabeth II s dresses and jewellery worn on he

  • Title: The Royal Tour: A Souvenir Album
  • Author: Caroline de Guitaut
  • ISBN: 9781905686247
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. A delightfully illustrated book that covers Her Majesty's tours of the Commonwealth over the previous 57 years. Her journeys made her the most travelled monarch in history with over 175 visits to Commonwealth countries, beginning with her first tour of 1953/54 when she visited 13 countries in six months.The book is divided into six regions of the Commonwealth and each trip is brought to life through sumptuous photographs of the magnificent evening gowns, day dresses, hats and jewels worn on each [...]

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