Princess Margaret In Rome At Villa Wolkonski,… 1949

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    Rome, Italy.

    Princess Margaret in Rome at Villa Wolkonski International Horse Show. Documentation states the 'Cup of Nations' was won by the French squad, Italy second, Sweden third and England fourth.

    LS. Margaret, Major Thomas Harvey, Mrs. Harvey and a Lady-in-Waiting walking in the garden of the Villa Wolkonski. MS. A creeper-hung archway in the grounds pan down to Margaret, Major Harvey and Lady-in-Waiting walking in grounds. SCU. Head and shoulders of Margaret. SCU. Mrs. Harvey, Lady-in-Waiting and Margaret. MS. The four of them walk in grounds LS they walk down path leading from summer house MS the four of them walk towards until Margaret is in C.U. LS. Packed stands at International Horse Show. LMS. Margaret (turning away from camera), President Einaudi and others in box. MS. Team of riders parading. MS. Margaret, Einaudi and others in box. LMS. Caribinieri parading round arena. LS. and LMS. Packed stands. LS. Horses lined up before contest begins. MS. Margaret chatting to people MS. Margaret chatting to President Einaudi. MS. Margaret and Einaudi. LS. Crowds. SCU. Einaudi chatting to another man MS. Einaudi and others.

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  • The people in the garden with Princess Margaret weren't Major Thomas Harvey, Mrs Harvey and a Lady-in-Waiting. They were my grandparents (Sir Victor & Lady Mallet) and my mother (then Anne Mallet). Sir Victor Mallet was the British Ambassador in Rome at the time.

    Victoriaeveleigh 12th Jan 2014

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