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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. KING AND QUEEN LEAVE HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT. EDMONTON, ALTA. CANADA -- PREMIER WILLIAM ABERHART OF EDMONTON (LEFT) IS SHOWN WITH KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELEZABETH OF ENGLAND AS THEY LEFT THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING DURING THE VISIT OF THE ENGLISH RULERS HERE JUNE 2ND, [1939]. THEIR MAJESTIES WERE WELCOMED HERE BY A CROWD OF 90,000 PERSONS WHO TURNED OUT TO SHOW THEIR FEALTY TO THE KING AND QUEEN. 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. KING AND QUEEN LEAVE HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT. EDMONTON, ALTA. CANADA -- PREMIER WILLIAM ABERHART OF EDMONTON (LEFT) IS SHOWN WITH KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELEZABETH OF ENGLAND AS THEY LEFT THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING DURING THE VISIT OF THE ENGLISH RULERS HERE JUNE 2ND, [1939]. THEIR MAJESTIES WERE WELCOMED HERE BY A CROWD OF 90,000 PERSONS WHO TURNED OUT TO SHOW THEIR FEALTY TO THE KING AND QUEEN.1939, transparent
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ROYAL FAMILY GREAT BRITAIN KING GEORGE VI QUEEN ELIZABETH VISIT TO CANADA, 1939. KING AND QUEEN LEAVE HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT. EDMONTON, ALTA. CANADA -- PREMIER WILLIAM ABERHART OF EDMONTON (LEFT) IS SHOWN WITH KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELEZABETH OF ENGLAND AS THEY LEFT THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING DURING THE VISIT OF THE ENGLISH RULERS HERE JUNE 2ND, [1939]. THEIR MAJESTIES WERE WELCOMED HERE BY A CROWD OF 90,000 PERSONS WHO TURNED OUT TO SHOW THEIR FEALTY TO THE KING AND QUEEN.
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