Coronation celebrations for George V, June 11 1911, 1911
Scope and Contents
200 x 150 mm. Showing a platform with an awning and bedecked with flags from which the Prime Minister of Newfoundland, Sir Edward Morris, is giving a speech. On his right stands the Governor, Sir Ralph Champneys Williams, in full uniform with various ecclesiastical, military and civil dignitaries in the background. Behind the Governor stands a guillotine-like apparatus which, at 12.30 in Newfoundland, laid a foundation stone at the push of a button in Buckingham Palace. See Sir Ralph Williams, ‘How I became a Governor’ (London, 1913), pp. 441-2.
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- From the Fonds: S H Parsons and Sons (1871-1933) (photographers) (Organization)