Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip Waving from Balcony

21 Nov 1947, Lon­don, Eng­land, UK — Bal­cony Scene. Lon­don: Acknowl­edg­ing the cheers of thou­sands of sub­jects gath­ered below, new­ly-mar­ried Princess Eliz­a­beth and Prince Philip wave from a bal­cony at Buck­ing­ham Palace, short­ly after their elab­o­rate wed­ding on Novem­ber 20th. Watch­ing the roy­al cou­ple at left are King George VI, hap­py father of the bride; Princess Mar­garet, Elizabeth’s sis­ter and brides­maid; and Lady Marie Cam­bridge (rear) anoth­er one of the eight brides­maids. At right, Queen Eliz­a­beth, moth­er of the bride, turns to speak to Queen Mary (right) moth­er of the King and grand­moth­er of the bride. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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