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The Duke and Duchess of York visited Palmerston North 3 - 4 March 1927. They stayed at the Grand Hotel. The next morning they were officially welcomed by about 25,000 people in The Square, including a line of approximately five thousand flag waving school children. From left: Duke of York; Duchess of York; Earl of Cavan, Chief of Staff during the Royal Tour; Fred Nathan, Mayor; Countess of Cavan, Lady in Waiting to the Duchess; Unknown.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_O89_A-E_0320
Title
The Duke and Duchess of York greet a crowd in the Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection O 89
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
March 4, 1927

Object rights

Credit Line
New Zealand Pictorial Photo News

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activities and events,
fashion,
flags,
photographs,
royal tour,
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