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Princess Diana Exhibition In California

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Added On August 12, 2017

This year marks 20 years since Princess Diana died. 
 
To commemorate, a new exhibition: "Diana: Legacy of A Princess" has gone on display at the Queen Mary at Long Beach, California.
 
Lifestyles went to take a look.
 
The exhibition chronicles Diana’s private and public life, from her early days at university to her tragic early death in car accident.
 
It takes in her engagement and historic marriage to Prince Charles, her reign as Princess of Wales, and her renowned charity work. 
 
SOUNDBITE:(ENGLISH) EVERETTE HOARD, Commodore at Queen Mary
"This is an exclusive $5 million dollar connection of artifacts not only from Princess Diana's life, but from other members of the royal family. We have letters going back to as far as King Georges the fifth and Queen Mary, also King Georges the sixth and Queen Elizabeth."
 
One of the highlights of Diana exhibition is the "Dress Room", which was displays nine dresses the Princess once wore.
 
SOUNDBITE:(ENGLISH) EVERETTE HOARD, Commodore at Queen Mary
"This beautiful dress we have here she wore when she took Prince William and Prince Harry to the premiere of the show Hook in London in 1992. And you can see the photograph down there of the two princes with their mother and you can see what a stunning dress it is indeed."
 
The exhibition runs until early September.