Buckingham Palace shares vintage photograph of 1897 garden party. Buckingham Palace has shared a vintage photograph revealing how its traditional summer garden parties looked 120 years ago.
The black-and-white photograph shows guests wearing top hats, tails and extravagant floor-length gowns as they attended a party in the palace grounds in 1897.
Aside from the fashion though, not much else appears to have changed when it comes to the annual garden parties.
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