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Collection of photographs of the proceedings, ceremonies and outdoor views at the opening of the Australian Parliament, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 9th May 1927 [picture] / May Sibley
Bib ID 4224800
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Sibley, May
 
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Description 1927 
18 photographs : b&w ; 8.8 x 14.5 cm. or smaller. 
Summary

The official opening of Parliament House in the newly built national capital, Canberra, on 9 May 1927. Dignitaries included the Duke and Duchess of York. Formal proceedings at the opening included a united religious service conducted by the heads of the Anglican, Presbyterian and Methodist churches. The collection includes, photographs of Parliament House, a religious service, processions and the crowds attending the ceremony.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on acquistions information.

Attribution from information supplied by donor.

Condition: Some soiling, creased and yellowing.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.pic-vn4224800

Subjects Parliament House (Parkes, A.C.T.) - Photographs.  |  Australia. - Parliament - History - Photographs.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) - Buildings, structures, etc. - Photographs.

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