Historical information

The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957 and was considered to be the general Australian newspaper of record for this period. It was widely known as a conservative newspaper for most of its history.
The wedding of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh took place on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London.


Newspapers reflect contemporary society and this clipping reflects the interest in the royal family to Australians at this time.

Physical description

A cut-out b/w photograph from the Argus dated Saturday November 1947. It is captioned "Request Picture of Royal Wedding Group.and is an airmail picture of the royal wedding group.