23 June 2020

Jewels of Royal Ascot: 1970s and 1980s

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Our journey through the historical jewels of Royal Ascot continues today with royal appearances from the 1970s and 1980s...



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1970: The Queen, wearing the Modern Ruby and Diamond Spray Brooch, rides in the carriage procession beside the Duke of Edinburgh


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1972: The Queen, wearing the Duchess of Cambridge's Pearl Pendant Brooch, walks past fellow racegoers with the Shah of Iran


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1976: The Queen, wearing the Golden Dahlia Brooch, rides in the carriage procession


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1978: The Queen Mother, wearing Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Brooch, inspects a horse


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1980: The Queen, wearing the Cambridge Emerald Cluster Brooch, rides in the carriage procession with Queen Margrethe II of Denmark


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1980: The Queen Mother, wearing the Silver Anniversary Flower Brooch, walks on the course grounds


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1984: The Queen, in pearls, rides in the carriage procession with the Duke of Edinburgh


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1984: The Queen Mother, wearing the Silver Anniversary Flower Brooch, rides in the carriage procession


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1984: Diana, Princess of Wales, in pearl earrings, walks with Prince Charles at Royal Ascot


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1985: The Queen, wearing the Jardine Star Brooch, attends on Ladies' Day


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1986: Princess Anne, wearing her gold, diamond, and pearl floral brooch, rides in the carriage procession with Sarah Ferguson


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1989: The Queen Mother, wearing her modern emerald brooch, rides in the carriage procession with Diana, Princess of Wales, who wears her 18th birthday pearl choker necklace


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1989: The Queen, wearing the Brazilian Aquamarine Brooch, walks in the royal enclosure