Festival Pleasure Gardens AA054055
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night. Battersea Park was transformed as part of the Festival of Britain celebrations in 1951. Photographed 1955-60 by John Gay.
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Festival of Britain AA51_06896
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. An elevated view looking down onto the courtyard of the Regatta Restaurant on the South Bank Exhibition site during the Festival of Britain. The sculpture 'Stabile with Mobile Elements (Maquette for 'Cypress') by Lynn Chadwick can be seen in the foreground. Photographed by M W Parry in 1951.
Queen revisits wedding day memories
EMBARGOED UNTIL 0600 FRIDAY JULY 27, 2007 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shown on 24/07/2007 looking at her 1947 wedding gown and 13-foot bridal trail designed by Norman Hartnell with the naval uniform worn by the Duke of Edinburgh, which are on show for the Summer Opening Exhibition at Buckingham Palace to mark her Diamond Wedding Anniversary.
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