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Old 07-10-2009, 04:04 AM
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1969- Visit from Great Britain

Official Visit by Queen Elisabeth II in 1969

In 1969 Elizabeth II and her children payed a visit to Norway.
It was one of Princess Sonja's first official visits after her wedding in August 1968.
(and she looked really beautiful)

Olav and Sonja at the welcoming ceremony
http://img151.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_632lo.jpg
http://img104.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_450lo.jpg
http://img107.imagevenue.com/img.php...jpg&loc=loc507

Atteding an event afterwards
http://img239.imagevenue.com/img.php...5_122_84lo.jpg - love Sonja's dress!
http://img20.imagevenue.com/img.php?...122_1057lo.jpg
http://img41.imagevenue.com/img.php?..._122_557lo.jpg
http://img257.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_352lo.jpg
http://img221.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_448lo.jpg

Gala dinner
http://img181.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_337lo.jpg
http://img107.imagevenue.com/img.php...t_122_41lo.jpg
http://img268.imagevenue.com/img.php...s_122_99lo.jpg - beautiful

Elizabeth, Anne, Charles and the Norwegian Royals in Bergen
http://img247.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_483lo.jpg
http://img46.imagevenue.com/img.php?..._122_360lo.jpg
http://img28.imagevenue.com/img.php?..._122_561lo.jpg
http://img195.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_823lo.jpg

At Grieg's house
http://img241.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_445lo.jpg
http://img179.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_475lo.jpg

In Trondheim
http://img178.imagevenue.com/img.php...1_122_18lo.jpg - Sonja's dress: the 70s were soon to begin
http://img111.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_166lo.jpg
http://img193.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_177lo.jpg
http://img251.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_372lo.jpg
http://img202.imagevenue.com/img.php..._122_482lo.jpg

pictures: Knudsens
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Thank you, thank you, "Your Majesty", for these extraordinary pics I had never seen. Queen Sonja: fabulous ! This class ! this beautiful smile ! These delightful dresses of all the Ladies ! I am astonished !
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thanx for the picture your majesty , beautifull !
i can"t believe how much princess ANNE look like her daughter Zara !!!! she was very beutifull and elegant when she was yong !!!
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The next time Princess Anne visited Norway (1971) Sonja was pregnant with Märtha Louise.
Anne and Sonja
http://i34.tinypic.com/1j9jpy.jpg (scanpix)
http://i36.tinypic.com/2pzn029.jpg (hola)


The yellow coat (knudsens) Sonja wore for the gala during the 1969 trip can be seen on display here:
http://i33.tinypic.com/2f0eljt.jpg
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Wow...that's a pretty frightening 70s hairstyle on Sonja.
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