The most iconic image from 26 royal weddings throughout modern British history

Business Insider | Dec 7, 2017, 12.31PM IST

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The Queen married Prince Philip in 1947.

The whole nation goes into overdrive as soon as a royal wedding is announced.

The hysteria was so extreme in the build-up to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement that one Norfolk-based company had thousands of mugs and tea towels emblazoned with the couple's faces ready to sell before the engagement was even definite.

Business Insider has compiled the one most iconic photo or painting from 26 of the 33 recorded royal weddings throughout modern British history.

Scroll on to see the royal weddings, in order from oldest to most recent, that have warmed the hearts of the British public throughout modern history - and to see how much fashion has changed since King George IV married Caroline of Brunswick back in 1795.

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