GREAT BRITAIN: Royal and Historic

Two years ago last December, when the Duke of York changed his name and title at a few days' notice to George VI of Great Britain, he also perforce changed his address from 145 Piccadilly to Buckingham Palace. Since February 1937, 145 Piccadilly, a few steps from the main entrance to Hyde Park, has remained closed. Last week it was thrown open to the public with a show of 1,300 "Royal and Historic Treasures" which, to the public at least, constituted the most spectacular exhibition of the season.

In rooms carefully designated as...

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