• Short Summary

    ROYAL RELATIVES, FLOWERS AND CONGRATULATIONS ARRIVED IN A STEADY STREAM TO THE BELVEDERE PALACE IN LAEKEN, BELGIUM, ON JULY 5TH, TO WELCOME THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY.

  • Description

    ROYAL RELATIVES, FLOWERS AND CONGRATULATIONS ARRIVED IN A STEADY STREAM TO THE BELVEDERE PALACE IN LAEKEN, BELGIUM, ON JULY 5TH, TO WELCOME THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE BELGIAN ROYAL FAMILY.

    A FEW HOURS BEFORE, PRINCESS PAOLA, 24-YEAR OLD WIFE OF PRINCE ALBERT, GAVE BIRTH TO A DAUGHTER, THEIR SECOND CHILD. THE BABY WILL BE CHRISTENED ASTRID, IN MEMORY OF THE LATE QUEEN ASTRID, MOTHER OF PRINCE ALBERT, WHO DIED IN A CAR SMASH IN SWITZERLAND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO.

    ELISABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER WAS ONE OF THE FIRST VISITORS TO SEE THE BABY PRINCESS WHO IS SAID TO HAVE FAIR HAIR, BLUE EYES AND WEIGHS 7 POUNDS 4 OUNCES.

    PRINCE ALBERT IS HEIR TO THE THRONE, WHILE HIS BROTHER, KING BAUDOUIN, HAS NO CHILD. THE PRINCE, WHO WAS 28 THE FOLLOWING DAY, MARRIED PRINCESS PAOLA IN 1959. A SON, PRINCE PHILIPPE, WAS BORN TO THEM IN 1960.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACU42JSV1GLIBJZY943MT99APK
    Media URN:
    VLVACU42JSV1GLIBJZY943MT99APK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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