North and Central America (continent)
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
The principal part of the collection is a set of programmes and guides prepared for the different legs of the Royal Tour. These are supplemented by related correspondence and papers compiled by the Royal Empire Society and others. The collection is in English with the exception of one item in English and Arabic.
195 x 241 mm. Showing the Queen, Prince Philip and Sir Alexander Hood leaving the Sessions House.
255 x 250 mm. Group photograph. Prince Philip is on the left, the Governor, Raynor Arthur, and his wife are on the right. The man standing beside Prince Philip is unidentified.
H.R.H. in the state landau en route to address a special Joint Session of the Bermuda Parliament, 1959
The caption continues 'He is accompanied by the Governor, Sir John Wooddall, and Captain A.S. Rattray, A.D.C. to the Governor'.
241 x 194 mm. Showing the Queen and Prince Philip leaving Government House in a horse drawn landau.
241 x 194 mm. Showing the Queen and Prince Philip waving as they leave the Sessions House in a horse drawn landau.
255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip and others during his welcoming ceremony in the public square at Nassau. The Governor, Raynor Arthur, is just visible to the left of Philip.
241 x 194 mm. A photograph taken inside the Assembly House where various dignitaries and officials are gathered. The Queen and Prince Philip are seated at the head of the room with the Governor, Lieut-General Sir Alexander Hood, while two bewigged officials hand the address to the Queen.
180 x 130 mm. The typescript caption continues: 'The Duke of Edinburgh inspects a guard of honor from the Worcestershire regiment during four-day visit to the Bahamas. The police band is in attendance during the ceremony on Prince George Wharf in Nassau. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward,' and 'Direction of (to): Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.
255 x 250 mm. A view of the statue of Christopher Columbus before Government House, with Prince Philip in the background.
255 x 250 mm. Showing Prince Philip and Raynor Arthur being driven past onlookers with the roof top down.
255 x 200 mm. A close view of Prince Philip during his speech. The typescript caption continues: 'Prince Philip speaks to crowd that thronged the public square in Nassau upon his arrival for a four-day visit to the British Bahamas. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward,' and 'Direction of (to): Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.
255 x 200 mm. The typescript caption continues: 'Prince Philip inspects Guard of Honor from the Worcestershire Regiment in Nassau on occasion of his four-day visit to the Bahama Islands. A Nassau constable stands in the background. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward', and 'Direction of: Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.
255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip inspecting the Guard of Honor.
The Duke reviewing the Bermuda Cadet Corps Pipe Band during a display in Prospect Park by 3,000 school children, 1959
The caption continues 'His visit coincided with Bermuda's celebrations of 350 years as a British colony.'
The Duke saying goodbye to Sir John Woodall at Bermuda Air Terminal shortly before he boarded the plane for England, 1959
The caption continues 'Also seen are Lady Woodall (right) and in the background, members of the Royal Commonwealth Society, led by Sir Stanley Spurling (left)'.
255 x 250 mm. Showing the Governor, Sir Raynor Arthur, and Prince Philip walking as others follow up the stairs behind them. Judging from their attire, they are either on their way to, or coming from, a formal event.
The caption on the reverse of the print reads: 'The arrival: The royal couple alight from British Overseas Airways 'Canopus' and are greeted by his Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Hood. At left are Lady Hood, Miss Rosemary Hood, and Wing-Commander John Fountain; at right, Wing-Commander E. M. Ware'. The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER-1'.
Note: the last name in this caption has been scored out, it is unclear by whom.
On the reverse of this print is the following caption supplied by Bermuda News Bureau: 'The Queen inspecting the guard of honour commanded by Major Brownlow Tucker'.
The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER 18'.
Showing a view of the Queen inspecting the Guard of Honour commanded by Major Browlow Tucker. The print is annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER 13'.
Showing the Queen in the Old Town, probably moving towards St. Peter's Church after presentations. The caption 'In the Old town' is handwritten on the reverse of the print, as is the reference 'ER-2'.
Showing the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, in a horse-drawn landau, leaving Government house for the Session House. Bermuda News Bureau have added their caption 'Departure for the Session House'. The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER 27'.
Showing the Queen and the Governor ascending the steps of the Session House. There is a caption on the reverse which reads: ' In gay spirits Her Majesty and H. E. the Governor, followed by the remainder of the party, arrive at the Parliament buildings'. The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER-24'.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.