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    Unissued / unused material.

    Garden Party at Kew Gardens, Kew, London.

    LS of the botanical gardens. Shot of the Orangery. Two shots of the newly conditioned Palm House. Shot of bird onlookers. Shot of Palm House, swans in foreground. Palm House with Queen's Beasts. Various shots of roses. Shots of pond and geraniums. Geese and goslings. Various shots of gardens. Various shots of Douglas Fir.

    Arrival of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). Queen plants a commemorative tree - Juglans Regia (Walnut Tree). Walking shot of Queen. Various shots of Queen in jeep as she rides up Syow Vista to the Douglas Fir.

    Queen arrival at Palm House, looking at plants there and walking past Palm House. Shot of Queen walking from water-lily house. Garden party shots. Queen and Duke look at an insectivorous plant in Orangery.

    Queen and Duke meet William C. Steers of New York Botanical Gardens. Queen and Duke meet H. F. Dupont of Delaware. Various shots Queen mingling with guests at garden party. Mary Brown, daughter of curator, presents bouquet to Queen. Various shots Queen with Dr. Taylor (Director of Kew) looking at bouquet.

    Date on dope sheet is 02/06/1959.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:07:34:00
    UN 3234 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3234 A
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    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology
    gardens Kew Gardens The Queen's UK visits
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