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Royal Tour of the West Indies, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307C

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm, with captions pasted to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events during the tour of 1966 which started at Georgetown, British Guiana and following the line of the islands (apart from a detour to Nassau) and ended in Jamaica. This was the first visit of the Queen to most of the islands although she had been to Jamaica and Bermuda during her world tour of the Commonwealth in 1953-4. Photographs by the Central Office of Information, London.


  • Creation: 1966


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17 item(s) (17 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: South America/Caribbean, fiche number 3.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Central Office of Information

Includes index.
2004-01-27 11:28:25+00:00
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Repository Details

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