King George VI Elizabeth Coronation 1937 Official Program Deluxe Version
This is the deluxe version of the official program or programme for the coronation in 1937 of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of England, parents of the current Queen Elizabeth II.
The over sized program has a gorgeous impressed coat of arms design embellished with gold and measures 11.5 inches high by 8.5 inches wide when closed and is bound with gold silk ribbons instead of the usual binding on the other versions of the program.
The program has 36 pages and include portraits of the King and Queen and Queen Mother Mary, the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose, a map of London with the route marked in metallic gold and gold borders, order of the procession, order of service and history of the various objects used during the coronation.
The program is in very good +++ used vintage condition with only minor back cover corner crease.
The coronation program and cost 2'6 instead of the other programmes sold at 1 shilling.
A wonderful piece of royal memorabilia. Archival sleeve included.
publisher: King George's Jubilee Trust