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King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
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King George V, Queen Mary and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, taken during a visit to the Western Front in France. They are positioned in front of a large brick building with French windows. The King and Queen are seated, and The Prince of Wales is standing behind them to one side. The two men are dressed in military uniform. The Queen is dressed in white and is wearing a hat adorned with flowers. ..King George V and Queen Mary visited the Western Front on a number of occasions during World War I. In 1917, as a direct result of the war, King George V changed the name of the Royal House from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor and severed all links with Germany...[Original reads: 'ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE - Their Majesties, The King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.']..digital.nls.uk/74546726 ( http://digital.nls.uk/74546726 )
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1914
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National Library of Scotland
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