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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. MAJESTIC NIAGARA VIEWED BY MAJESTIES. STANDING ON THE CLIFF OVER THE GORGE OF NIAGARA, KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH VIEW THE NIAGARA FALLS FROM THE CANADIAN SIDE SHORTLY BEFORE THEY CROSSED OVER THE RIVER FOR THEIR FIRST VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES, JUNE 7. NEXT TO QUEEN IS PREMIER MACKENZIE KING, WITH KING GEORGE AT HIS LEFT. AMERICAN FALLS OF NIAGARA IN BACKGROUND. 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. MAJESTIC NIAGARA VIEWED BY MAJESTIES. STANDING ON THE CLIFF OVER THE GORGE OF NIAGARA, KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH VIEW THE NIAGARA FALLS FROM THE CANADIAN SIDE SHORTLY BEFORE THEY CROSSED OVER THE RIVER FOR THEIR FIRST VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES, JUNE 7. NEXT TO QUEEN IS PREMIER MACKENZIE KING, WITH KING GEORGE AT HIS LEFT. AMERICAN FALLS OF NIAGARA IN BACKGROUND.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. MAJESTIC NIAGARA VIEWED BY MAJESTIES. STANDING ON THE CLIFF OVER THE GORGE OF NIAGARA, KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH VIEW THE NIAGARA FALLS FROM THE CANADIAN SIDE SHORTLY BEFORE THEY CROSSED OVER THE RIVER FOR THEIR FIRST VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES, JUNE 7. NEXT TO QUEEN IS PREMIER MACKENZIE KING, WITH KING GEORGE AT HIS LEFT. AMERICAN FALLS OF NIAGARA IN BACKGROUND.
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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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