In a ceremony at Australia House, London, March 2nd, Her Majesty, the Queen Mother was presented with a cabinet of Australian wines, the gift of the Federal Viticultural Council of Australia.
GV The Strand as seen from Australia House.
CU Sign 'Australia House'.
LV INT.. Queen Mother escorted by the High Commissioner of Australia. Meets Mrs. and Mr. Buckley Agent-General of New South Wales.
SCU Queen Mother meets Colonel, the Hon. Sir William Leggatt and wife, Agent-General for Victoria.
SCU Queen talks to the Hon. A.J. White and wife. Agent-General for Tasmania.
CU Queen walks with High Commissioner.
CU Cabinet of Australian wines.
LV High Commissioner presents cabinet to Queen Mother and shows her a bottle of wine.
LV High Commissioner returns bottle to cabinet.
CU Queen Mother thanks High Commissioner.
CU Queen Mother PAN to High Commissioner.
LV Queen talks to High Commissioner.
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Background: In a ceremony at Australia House, London, March 2nd, Her Majesty, the Queen Mother was presented with a cabinet of Australian wines, the gift of the Federal Viticultural Council of Australia. The presentation was made by the Australian High Commissioner, Sir Eric Harrison.
The cabinet, made of Australian blackboard, contained a selection of Australia's choicest wines ... fast becoming popular in Britain.