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Crowds watch the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of York at the Grand Hotel in The Square, where they stayed overnight. The Duke and Duchess of York visited Palmerston North 3-4 March 1927, as part of their New Zealand tour. The Duke and Duchess of York became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1936.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008P_O94_A-E_1330
Title
Duke and Duchess of York arrive at the Grand Hotel
Held In
Coolstore
Date
March 3, 1927

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Creation

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Place
Corner of The Square and Church Street, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1920s,
activities and events,
black and white,
grand hotel,
royal tour,
royalty,
Community Tags
historic places trust,

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