This map details the route taken by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh during their 1953-1954 royal tour. Descriptions of the attractions at various stops nationwide are listed on either side. Of Palmerston North: "Thursday, 7th January .... Royal Train arrives at Palmerston North for civic reception at 5.30. 8.15: Civic dinner. Stay night at Grand Hotel, Palmerston North... Friday, 8th January 10.10: Royal Train proceeds north from Palmerston North." The top reads, "To the Girls. Wishing you all the best for Xmas & New Year From Evans Family.
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- Royal Tour of New Zealand, 1953-1954
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- Research File