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Title:
Coronation of Elizabeth II, 1953.
Published/Created:
Great Britain, 1953.
Physical Description:
1 button ; 4 cm in diameter
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT2280 .P2d Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Thomas Strong, Yale MFA 1967
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The button depicts a photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth, flanked by the initials E. and R. The words "Coronation of Elizabeth II" arc across the perimeter at top; the date "1953" at bottom. The Queen's coronation took place on June 2, 1953.
The maker of the button is unidentified.
Subject Terms:
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- -- Coronation.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers.
Form/Genre:
Pin-back buttons -- Specimens.
Buttons (information artifacts)
Souvenirs.
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