Royal family at Garden Party in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Garden party in Kings park, Bloemfontein. MS. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), wearing long crinoline and wide brimmed hat arrives, escorted by the Mayor of Bloemfontein followed by the King George VI and the Mayoress of Bloemfontein. MS. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret in short floral dresses and small hats, arrive to party. LS. The huge lily pond with guests at the party gathered round the edge. MS. Royal party walking through the crowds, the Queen carries parasol. CU. Black people in traditional clothes dancing on the roadside as the Royal family drive past.
Note - date found in the old file - 17/03/1947.