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Queen Elizabeth II Speaks at 1976 State Dinner

In this photograph by David Hume Kennerly, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain gives a toast at a State Dinner held in her honor. President Gerald R. Ford, who gave a toast before Queen Elizabeth, looks on. The State Dinner was held on July 7, 1976 under a tent in the Rose Garden on the South Grounds of the White House and followed a State Arrival Ceremony held earlier in the day. Queen Elizabeth, along with her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, visited the United States from July 6 to 11 in celebration of the American Bicentennial. During their six day trip, they visited eight American cities, starting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
David Hume Kennerly
Date of Work
July 7, 1976
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum/NARA