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HM The Queen and King William view items in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace

Items from the Royal Collection shown during the visit of King Willem-Alexander

King George VI with Queen Wilhelmina 31 Jul 1946

RCIN 2000570

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Queen Wilhelmina returned to Buckingham Palace in July 1946, where she presented King George VI with a gift of 36 horses from the Dutch government in gratitude of the assistance offered by the King during the war. The King was also given the Willems-Orde by Wilhelmina.

Left to right: Queen Elizabeth; King George VI; Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands; Queen Mary; Princess Elizabeth; Princess Margaret; Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.