Alert Sign Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn.com.

Alert Sign Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience

.

An exhibition on the Queen's Coronation opens

Updated July 27, 2013

The Queen's coronation dress with the 6.5 metre long purple Robe of Estate is the centrepiece of the exhibition, curated by Caroline de Guitat.

The diamond diadem, made of diamonds, pearls, silver and gold, worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on her way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for her 1953 Coronation and during the first part of the ceremony, is displayed at the exhibition. — AP Photo
The diamond diadem, made of diamonds, pearls, silver and gold, worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on her way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for her 1953 Coronation and during the first part of the ceremony, is displayed at the exhibition. — AP Photo