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Parliament House Canberra, 1927


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The Daily Telegraph news article for February 15

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A steam shovel turning the first sod at Parliament House, 28 August 1923.

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This view of Parliament House from the north west shows the tramway laid to transport bricks to the site direct from the Yarralumla brickworks.

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Prime Minister Bruce welcoming the Duke and Duchess of York at Canberra Railway station, 8 May 1927.

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Decorations on J B Youngs store at Kingston to mark the opening of Parliament House, May 1927.

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The crowd awaiting the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of York.

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The official program.

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The Duke and Duchess outside Parliament House.

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Ceremony inside the Senate Chamber.

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Following the opening of Parliament House a Royal Review was held in York Park. This view, looking south, shows a fly past by RAAF aircraft.

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Image no: 11

Some of the press criticism of the arrangements.

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Few other buildings occupied the plains surrounding Parliament House, as this view from Camp Hill towards Mount Ainslie, shows.

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Image no: 13

Horse teams landscaping outside the almost completed Parliament House.

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Image no: 14

Planting trees in King George Terrace with a mobile tree planting windlass, January/February 1927.

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Image no: 15

Road works in progress outside Parliament House, 1927.

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A rear stairway inside a courtyard at Parliament House.

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Image no: 17

Mounted police riding past troops outside Parliament House during rehearsal for the opening.

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Image no: 18

The Duchess of York receiving a bouquet.

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Parliament House Canberra, 1927 - Front Cover

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