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Video: A Victorian garden party

Garden parties have been held at Buckingham Palace since the 1860s.

This historic footage, dating from 1897, shows a garden party, or 'breakfast', as they were then known, with Queen Victoria riding in her carriage, accompanied by Alexandra, Princess of Wales.

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