Crowd Waiting for the Royal Train


Description
Creator:
Marjorie G. Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative of a group of people standing behind a rope at the Canadian Pacific Railway station on Brock Street in Whitby. They are awaiting the arrival of the Royal Train with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on board.

Metcalfe Foods Ltd. can be seen in the background at right.

From left to right: unidentified, Helen Hoar, unidentified, ____ Richardson, Edie Hoar, Gladys Dilling, Bill Dilling, unidentified, Vega Vaselesky.
Notes:
In May 1939 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made a royal tour of Canada. They stopped in Whitby for about ten minutes.
Date of Original:
22 May 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
30-008-006
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8883671010641 Longitude: -78.9458656311035
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Crowd Waiting for Royal Train, May 1939
Marjorie G. Ruddy
Whitby Archives
30-008-006
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Crowd Waiting for the Royal Train


Black and white negative of a group of people standing behind a rope at the Canadian Pacific Railway station on Brock Street in Whitby. They are awaiting the arrival of the Royal Train with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on board.

Metcalfe Foods Ltd. can be seen in the background at right.

From left to right: unidentified, Helen Hoar, unidentified, ____ Richardson, Edie Hoar, Gladys Dilling, Bill Dilling, unidentified, Vega Vaselesky.