Royalty comes to town

Photographs in the collection of the State Library of New South Wales of royal visits to Australia by the British Royal Family are featured here. They include: the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) in 1927; the 1954 visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip; the 1970 visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip and the 2012 visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Dutchess of Cornwall.
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Royal family of Great Britain tour for the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations visit the Royal Easter Show 1970, Sydney Showground.  	Maurie Wilmott (Photographer, Australian Photographic Agency, 1969-)  Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=147198  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Royal family of Great Britain tour for the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations visit the Royal Easter Show 1970, Sydney Showground. Maurie Wilmott (Photographer, Australian Photographic Agency, 1969-) Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=147198 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose.  Photographer: Sam Hood, 1872-1953  Source: Home and Away exhibition.    Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=10685    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose. Photographer: Sam Hood, 1872-1953 Source: Home and Away exhibition. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=10685 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

“The Queen in Australia” (1954) is a landmark in Australian history. It not only records the first visit by a reigning monarch to Australia, it was also the first colour, feature-length documentary made in this country. Source: ScreenAustralia

“The Queen in Australia” (1954) is a landmark in Australian history. It not only records the first visit by a reigning monarch to Australia, it was also the first colour, feature-length documentary made in this country. Source: ScreenAustralia

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Sydney, as they continue their tour of the Pacific in honor of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.     Published on Nov 9, 2012   Source: NTDTV.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Sydney, as they continue their tour of the Pacific in honor of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. Published on Nov 9, 2012 Source: NTDTV.

Queen Elizabeth "walkabout" on arriving at Sydney Town Hall for a civic reception during the tour for the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations, 21 Apr 1970 / photographer Maurie Wilmott  Find more detailed information about this photograph:   http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=126903  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth "walkabout" on arriving at Sydney Town Hall for a civic reception during the tour for the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations, 21 Apr 1970 / photographer Maurie Wilmott Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=126903 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth arriving at the Royal performance at the Tivoli Theatre in Sydney, 1954.    Find more detailed information about this photograph:    http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=228049    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth arriving at the Royal performance at the Tivoli Theatre in Sydney, 1954. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=228049 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth leaving legacy House, during her visit to Sydney Australia in 1954.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:      http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=227995  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth leaving legacy House, during her visit to Sydney Australia in 1954. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=227995 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

The Duke of York, in captain's uniform, meets decorated officer of the Flying Corps, Geoffrey F. Hughes, Government House, Sydney, 1927 / Sam Hood.  Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=7519.  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

The Duke of York, in captain's uniform, meets decorated officer of the Flying Corps, Geoffrey F. Hughes, Government House, Sydney, 1927 / Sam Hood. Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=7519. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth drives to   Sunday Service at St. Andrews Cathedral,   Sydney Australia 1954.          Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=227080    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Queen Elizabeth drives to Sunday Service at St. Andrews Cathedral, Sydney Australia 1954. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=227080 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

HRH Duke and Duchess of York on dais of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1927 / Sam Hood.  Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=9299.  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au.

HRH Duke and Duchess of York on dais of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1927 / Sam Hood. Find more detailed information about this photographic collection: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=9299. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au.


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Queen Elizabeth arrives at the Cenotaph, Sydney, during the Royal Visit, 1954 / Jack Hickson. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=139449 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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