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HRH Princess Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip of Greece, Dartmouth 1939.

Jul 1939

Cellulose acetate negative | 5.7 x 4.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2932730

In July 1939 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, visited Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth where Prince Philip was a cadet. He was eighteen at the time and Princess Elizabeth was thirteen. Although their families were related, this was their first publicised meeting. They are shown here playing croquet after lunch.


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