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    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones were at London Airport?

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    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones were at London Airport Jan 20 to say goodbye to Her majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh as they left aboard a B.O.A.C. 'Britannia' jet-prop airliner on their 20,000-miles tour of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Persia,
    They will make only stop between London and Delhi. At Akrotiri Royal Air Force base, Cyprus, the Queen will met Archbishop Makarios during a two-hours refuelling stop.

    The Queen's visit to India is the first by a British reigning monarch in 50 years. It will also mark the tenth anniversary on India becoming a Republic. The Queen will be the chief guest at an impressive ceremonial parade Jan 23 to mark the anniversary.

    Other highlights of her three weeks in India will be a ride on a be jewelled elephant, a tiger hunt, a colourful boat trip down the sacred Ganges river, and a visit to the Taj Nahal at Agra.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA96577PYDP0Q9GJBZRK0A5MKMU
    Media URN:
    VLVA96577PYDP0Q9GJBZRK0A5MKMU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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