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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: ROYAL FAMILY GREAT BRITAIN KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO CANADA, 1939 BRITISH COLUMBIANS GREAT ROYAL PAIR. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were greeted by massed thousands in downtown Vancouver, B.C., May 29, [1939] on their 52-mile tour of the city. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: ROYAL FAMILY GREAT BRITAIN KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO CANADA, 1939 BRITISH COLUMBIANS GREAT ROYAL PAIR. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were greeted by massed thousands in downtown Vancouver, B.C., May 29, [1939] on their 52-mile tour of the city.1939, transparent
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1939
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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ROYAL FAMILY GREAT BRITAIN KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO CANADA, 1939 BRITISH COLUMBIANS GREAT ROYAL PAIR. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were greeted by massed thousands in downtown Vancouver, B.C., May 29, [1939] on their 52-mile tour of the city.
Unknown Photographer / Associated Press Photo
79 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Franklin D. Roosevelt was President

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