Coronation Ball at the Royal Albert Hall, 1953

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (wearing the City of London Fringe Tiara and the Vladimir Pearls) dances with the Duke of Norfolk as she represents the Royal Family at the Coronation Ball at the Royal Albert Hall in London on this day in 1953, before the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

In addition to Princess Marina, various members of the British Nobility were also present in their roles as Vice-Presidents of the Coronation Ball Committee, including the Duchess (in her Pearl and Diamond Tiara) and Dowager Duchess of Norfolk (wearing her Diamond Tiara), the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland (wearing the Northumberland Tiara), the Duchess of Argyll (in her Diamond Shamrock Tiara), and the Countess of Haddington (in the Haddington Tiara).


Coronation Ball

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