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Detail from a portrait of the marriage of Princess Helena

The history of Royal weddings as seen through items in the Royal Collection

Sundial 1947

RCIN 60755

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This bronze sundial engraved with a figure of Father Time is now in the grounds of Frogmore House at Windsor. It was presented to Princess Elizabeth (the future Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip as a wedding gift from the parishioners of Corsham Regis, on 20 November 1947, and is one of a number of gifts received from across the country and wider Empire.