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Associated Press [Norwegian King at Father's Memorial Service]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.18 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: London, England Type: Photograph Date: 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 24.9 x 17.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One Wire photograph released by Associated Press dated 1957. Shows King Olav V, wearing a general uniform and walking with his son Prince Harald and Princess Astrid to a memorial service. The service is for his Father Haakon VII. According to the attached press release this is the first time Olav appeared in public as the Monarch. The back of the photo is stamped with Associated Press information

People: Olav V of Norway 1957-1991
Princess Astrid Maud Ingeborg, (Mrs. Ferner) 1932-
Harald V of Norway, 1937-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: FuneralsKingMilitary UniformsPoliticiansPoliticsPresident

Sub Era: The Fifties

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