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During her first royal visit in 1954, Queen Elizabeth II opened the sitting of Australia’s federal parliament at Parliament House on 15 February 1954. As this photograph from the Western Mail shows, she wore her coronation gown and the sash of the…

This article from the Western Mail relates news from London regarding the end of the Spanish regency in 1902 when Alfonso XIII assumed his full powers as Spain’s king at age 16. The article begins by informing readers that on 18 May 1902, the day…

This article from the Western Mail points to the mounting anticipation regarding dress regulations in the lead-up to King Edward VIII’s coronation, which was expected to take place in May 1937. Questions had clearly started to circulate…