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Royalty and Australian Society: Records relating to the British Monarchy held in Canberra


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75 percent of Australians saw Queen Elizabeth at least once in 1954.

From Chapter Introduction

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Crowds along Swanston Street in Melbourne to see the Queen Mother, 1958.

From Chapter Introduction

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Queen Victoria's 60th year on the throne was marked by special commemorative celebrations in Sydney.

From Chapter 1

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The Sydney commemorative program to celebrate Queen Victoria's 60th year as monarch.

From Chapter 1

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Queen Victoria's commission declaring her assent to the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Bill.

From Chapter 1

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Extracts from The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 January 1901.

From Chapter 1

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Portrait of Edward VII submitted for copyright registration in 1908.

From Chapter 2

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Mourning the death of Edward VII outside Parliament House Melbourne, 20 May 1910.

From Chapter 2

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The opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 9 May 1901.

From Chapter 3

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The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York departing after laying the foundation stone of the Museum of Perth, 24 July 1901.

From Chapter 3

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Telegram from Edward, who succeeded his father.

From Chapter 3

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Edward, Prince of Wales in 1920.

From Chapter 4

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At the Anzac Hotel, Launceston, 21 July 1920.

From Chapter 4

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A postcard souvenir of the Prince of Wales’ 1920 visit.

From Chapter 4

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Another souvenir of the Prince’s 1920 visit.

From Chapter 4

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Telegrams from London in the days leading up to the King’s abdication.

From Chapter 4

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The abdication notice published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette of 11 December 1936.

From Chapter 4

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The future King George VI with his wife at the opening of Parliament House Canberra in 1927.

From Chapter 5

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Part of the crowd outside Parliament House for the opening ceremony.

From Chapter 5

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Arriving at the royal review with the Chief Commissioner of the Federal Capital Commission.

From Chapter 5

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Citizens of Canberra passing the steps of Parliament House during the civic reception, 1927.

From Chapter 5

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With Prime Minister Lyons and Mrs Lyons at the PM’s residence in Canberra, 24 October 1934.

From Chapter 6

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The Band of His Majesty’s Grenadier Guards toured Australia with the 1934 royal visit.

From Chapter 6

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The Duke of Gloucester with the second ministry of Prime Minister Ben Chifley.

From Chapter 6

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The Gloucesters (left) at a picnic in Beerburrum state forest, Queensland.

From Chapter 6

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With Prime Minister Menzies marching up Anzac Parade, Canberra, 1965.

From Chapter 6

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The Gloucesters outside Canberra House.

From Chapter 6

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The Duke inspecting cattle at Camden.

From Chapter 6

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The Duke and Duchess visiting Brisbane.

From Chapter 6

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The Duchess of Gloucester farewelled at Canberra airport by Dame Pattie Menzies.

From Chapter 6

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One of two drawings of the Duke of Kent submitted for copyright registration.

From Chapter 7

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A second drawing of the Duke submitted by Mr Sanders.

From Chapter 7

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Drawings of the Duke of Gloucester by Mr Frank Hedley Sanders of Melbourne, 1934.

From Chapter 7

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Cartoon from Smith’s Weekly, 12 May 1934.

From Chapter 7

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The Queen during her first visit to Australia in 1954.

From Chapter 8

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The Duke arriving at Melbourne Town Hall during his 1956 visit.

From Chapter 9

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The Duke is greeted by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, 1956.

From Chapter 9

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From the ASIO security vetting file for the Duke’s 1956 visit.

From Chapter 9

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The Duke opening the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra, 1965.

From Chapter 9

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The Duke with Prime Minister Harold Holt and Mrs Holt at The Lodge, 6 March 1967.

From Chapter 9

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The Queen Mother with Prime Minister Menzies at a state ball at Parliament House Canberra, 1958.

From Chapter 10

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With H V Evatt, Leader of the Opposition, and Mrs Evatt.

From Chapter 10

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Crowds in Brisbane awaiting the Queen Mother’s arrival.

From Chapter 10

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Arriving at Balmoral, Sydney, to inspect a parade.

From Chapter 10

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Image no: 45

Inspecting a guard of honour at a Manly surf carnival.

From Chapter 10

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The Queen Mother being farewelled by 30 000 school children at Subiaco, Perth, 1958.

From Chapter 10

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Meeting workers at Jindabyne Dam, 1966.

From Chapter 10

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Awaiting the Queen Mother’s arrival at Bunbury, 1966.

From Chapter 10

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Princess Alexandra arriving at Melbourne Town Hall, 1959.

From Chapter 11

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Meeting members of the Junior Red Cross at Canberra airport, 14 August 1959.

From Chapter 11

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Princess Alexandra in Brisbane.

From Chapter 11

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With Governor-General Sir William and Lady Slim, 14 August 1959.

From Chapter 11

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Queenslanders awaiting the Princess’ arrival.

From Chapter 11

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Princess Marina with former Governor-General Viscount De L’Isle, 1968.

From Chapter 12

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Image no: 55

Prince Charles and the Queen Mother at The Lodge with PM and Mrs Holt.

From Chapter 13

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The Memorial Service for PM Holt in St Paul’s, Melbourne, 22 December 1967.

From Chapter 13

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Royalty and Australian Society: Records relating to the British Monarchy held in Canberra - front cover

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