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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
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The Queen's Garter Star

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200147

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Originally a present to King George VI on his marriage, it was given to Princess Elizabeth by her father at the time of her investiture with the Order of the Garter in 1947.

Photograph by Baron, 1957  Photograph by Cecil Beaton, 1968