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Opening of Parliament House, Canberra

Page(s): 1  
Title: Opening of Parliament House, Canberra
Date: 1927
Keywords: Canberra, Parliament, Old Parliament House, Parliament House, Duke of York, Duchess of York, provisional, Bruce
Record creator: Department of Information
Reference: A1200, L76961

Opening of Parliament House, Canberra

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This is a photograph of the Duke and Duchess of York at the opening of the provisional Parliament House (now Old Parliament House), Canberra, on 9 May 1927. The photograph was taken in the Senate Chamber and shows the Duke and Duchess seated at the head of the Senate table, surrounded by members of parliament, parliamentary staff and other official guests.

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