Heads of state, distinguished guests and even subjects of Queen Elizabeth II bestow Her Majesty will all sorts of presents, including a whale tooth, a totem pole, and live animals.

Queen Elizabeth II receives a ceremonial basket from the regent of the Ankole tribe during a presentation of gifts at Entebbe airport in Uganda on April 30, 1954. It was the end of the royal couple's three day-visit to the colony.
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