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King George VI and President Roosevelt 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062N

Scope and Contents

250 x 122 mm. Framed and glazed photograph. In May-June 1939 H.M. King George VI and H.M. Queen Elizabeth visited Canada, and included a four-day visit to the U.S.A. This photograph, taken after Divine Service at St. James Church, Hyde Park shows Rev. A.R. Smith, Rev. G. Kidd, Queen Elizabeth, King George VI, President Roosevelt (unusually, standing) with his eldest son, his mother, and his wife, and Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, who accompanied the King during his visit to the U.S.A.


  • Creation: 1939-05 - 1939-06


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Based in Poughkeepsie, New York State. No further information is available.


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Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1427.


This photograph featured in the Commonwealth in Focus exhibition: see Commonwealth in focus: 130 years of photographic history (1982), Sydney: International Cultural Corporation of Australia, p. 101.


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


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