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Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret starring in wartime Aladdin, 1943.

Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum


A gelatin silver photograph of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret starring in a Windsor Castle wartime production of the pantomime Aladdin. Princesses Elizabeth, our current Queen, played Principal Boy whilst Princess Margaret played Princess of China.


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Taken on September 5, 2012