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Queen Elizabeth II attending a banquet, held in the Hall Of The People, Beijing, while on an official state visit to China, 13 October 1986. The dress worn by the Queen is decorated with tree peony blossom, the national flower of China, and was designed by Ian Thomas. Foreign Minister Geoffrey Howe is in the background. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II attending a banquet, held in the Hall Of The People, Beijing, while on an official state visit to China, 13 October 1986. The dress worn by the Queen is decorated with tree peony blossom, the national flower of China, and was designed by Ian Thomas. Foreign Minister Geoffrey Howe is in the background. (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images