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Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, 15th November 1950

Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, 15th November 1950


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Filename: R10 060 - Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, Iron Foundry 'J' Shop, 15th November 1950.jpg

Size: 4560 x 3504 (6.7MB)

Date: 5th April 2022

Source: STEAM Museum of the GWR

Unique Reference Number: R10 060

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Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, 15th November 1950

This photograph shows Princess Elizabeth on her visit to Swindon Works on 15th November 1950. She is receiving a demonstration in the Iron Foundry J Shop in honour of her visit

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© STEAM Museum of the GWR

1950 1950s Elizabeth Ii Royal Royal Visit Royalty Swindon Works Iron Foundry Princess Elizabeth


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Captured in this iconic print from the STEAM Museum of the GWR, we witness a momentous occasion as Princess Elizabeth graces Swindon Works on November 15th, 1950. The young princess exudes elegance and poise as she immerses herself in the industrial world of iron foundry at J Shop. With her radiant smile and regal presence, Princess Elizabeth captivates all those around her during this royal visit. As an emblem of royalty, she symbolizes grace and sophistication amidst the bustling machinery and hardworking artisans. This photograph serves as a testament to her dedication to understanding every facet of British industry. The Iron Foundry J Shop stands tall behind her, showcasing its intricate workings that have contributed to Britain's rich history. It is here that Princess Elizabeth receives a demonstration, demonstrating not only her keen interest but also paying homage to the skilled workers who have made Swindon Works renowned. In this snapshot frozen in time, we are reminded of both the past glory days of British manufacturing prowess and the enduring legacy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her visit leaves an indelible mark on Swindon Works and continues to inspire generations with her unwavering commitment to duty and service. This remarkable image encapsulates a unique chapter in history where tradition meets progress; where royalty embraces industry.

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