Watching for the King & Queen, June 1939


Description
Creator:
Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a group of women and children sitting on an observation deck. The platform is decorated with British flags.
Notes:
The 1939 royal tour of Canada was a cross-Canada royal tour by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, lasting from May 17 to June 15, 1939. It was the first visit of a reigning monarch to Canada.
The royal couple arrived by train in St. Catharines on June 7, 1939, and then took a 30-minute scenic drive to Niagara Falls through Port Weller, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Queenston.
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"Watching for the King & Queen, June 1939
Gallagher Home, Niagara Parkway"
Date of Publication:
7 Jun 1939
Date Of Event:
7 Jun 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 11 
Height: 6 
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
QC00087
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989)
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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905-468-2023
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Watching for the King & Queen, June 1939


Black and white photograph of a group of women and children sitting on an observation deck. The platform is decorated with British flags.