Queen's 1953 visit to Northern Ireland in colour


The Queen's first visit as head of state to Northern Ireland was captured on film by a photography enthusiast.

Lisburn man Harold Patterson shows BBC reporter Mervyn Jess his rare colour footage taken during the Queen's visit in July 1953.

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