H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and Lieut. Philip Mountbatten 5106 postcard from my collection
On 10th July 1947 Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten announced their engagement. "The marriage of the then Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten took place at Westminster Abbey on 20th November 1947. Find out about The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's wedding day here: bit.ly/2jCD1Pc" - from Royal family on facebook
PICTURED: The sketch by the Queen's favourite couturier Norman Hartnell that was to become Her Majesty's Coronation gown
As the nation prepares to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee and her 60 year reign, behold the designer's sketch for Her Majesty's Coronation dress.