Queen Elizabeth Visits the Smithsonian

ID: 76-8515-11A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2

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During her visit to the United States to commemorate the Bicentennial of the American Revolution, Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984) and Mrs. Mary L. Ripley and Chief Justice and Mrs. Burger, 8 July 1976.


  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Burger, Warren E. 1907-
  • Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston
  • Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain 1926-


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Featured in TORCH, August 1976

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2

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Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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