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POSTWAR Original PRESS PHOTOGRAPH of Winston Churchill with Queen Elizabeth II

"Beau Geste for His Queen"


Date: 1955
Published: International News Photos [New York]
Size (Details): 7 x 9 inches (Black & white gelatin print)

Category: Photographs of Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 205791

Description: The typed paper caption, dated April 6, 1955,reads:
"Sir Winston Churchill, who has served the rulers of England in many capacities during his 55 years in public life, is shown here in his newest role, doorman for Queen Elizabeth II. Sir Winston is holding open the door of the Queen's limousine as she left No. 10 Downing Street after attending the banquet give by Sir Winston on the eve of his resignation. Note on his left knee the garter that is part of the regalia of knighthood of the garter bestowed on him by the young Queen."
The verso is stamped: "United Press Associations." The photograph is in very good condition.

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