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File - - The Royal Visit 1939 Album

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The Royal Visit 1939 Album

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  • Source of title proper: Titled provided on album cover

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  • May 1939 (Creation)

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1 album (247 photographs) : silver gelatin prints

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The album consists of photographs taken by photographers C.P. Detloff and William Shelly of the Royal Visit Photo Pool and compiled into an album by J.S. Matthews and bound by W.A. Roedde. The photographs cover the entire visit from May 29 to 31, 1939. In addition there are copy prints from the Major Matthews' photograph collection (K & Q P1 to K & Q P9), photographic copies of tributes from the City of Vancouver and the Province of B.C. and addresses from Premier T.D. Patullo and King George VI.

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Photographs in album have been catalogued in the range of CVA 6-1 to CVA 6-246, K and Q P1 to K and Q P9, Port P765, Port N347, Add P11 and Add P15

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The original negatives for the small photographs in the album have been described under CVA 6-1 to CVA 6-246

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Album formerly located at 510-A-01 fld 02


Album has been dis-bound for conservation reasons. Original binding may be found in box 826-B-02 fld 02

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  • Box: 210-B-09 fld 01