At Kandy in 1954: Queen Elizabeth and Her Duke in Their Prime

 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh greet  and are greeted by the Diyawadana Nilame of the Dalada Maligawa

A day or so before or after this event, the Duke of Edinburgh declared the University of Peradeniya to be “more open than usual”

QUEEN ELIZABETH …still blooming

aza=queen … as for he Duke … well he has retired

PHILIP TODAY=59e1aa9a4a50ee869f22f957eebff477

… and Peradeniya Campus remains as blooming as open

PERA 22PERA 11 SEE https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/peradeniya-university-in-full-bloom-again/

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One response to “At Kandy in 1954: Queen Elizabeth and Her Duke in Their Prime

  1. I regret not being able to witness the old glory of Peradeniya Open Theater. Rest of the university is as eye catching as ever during the spring and summer 🙂

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