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Published 1710 GMT (0110 HKT) July 26, 2013
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Queen Elizabeth II's coronation dress and robe. Stephanie Ott/CNN
Coronation portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1953, Cecil Beaton. Royal Collection Trust
The ballroom with the gown and other artefacts on display. Stephanie Ott/CNN
Caroline de Guitaut with the centerpieces of the exhibition. Royal Collection Trust
The robe has a 6.5 metre-long tail. Royal Collection Trust
The white satin dress with embroidered national and Commonwealth floral emblems and attached pearls, crystals and sequins. Stephanie Ott/CNN
The tail of the purple velvet robe that the queen wore on her way to Buckingham Palace. Stephanie Ott/CNN
Detailed embroidery of the queen's coronation dress. Stephanie Ott/CNN
Dress, robe and coronet worn by Princess Margaret, dress worn by the Duchess of Kent, and dress of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (from left to right). Stephanie Ott/CNN
Outfits worn on Coronation Day by the then four-year-old Prince Charles and his two-year-old sister Princess Anne. Stephanie Ott/CNN
Robes worn by male members of the royal family. Stephanie Ott/CNN
This is Princess Margaret's Halo tiara which Kate Middleton wore on her wedding day. Stephanie Ott/CNN
The Coronation State Banquets are recreated with the original china and silver laid out. Visitors can also see the menu and the original seating plan. Stephanie Ott/CNN
The queen's coronation was held at Westminster Abbey on June 2, 1953. Stephanie Ott/CNN