Entry to the Clarendon Hotel

January 1954

Entry to the Clarendon Hotel

January 1954

Photographs taken by my late father Pete Basire of the first visit by a Reigning British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, to New Zealand, Christchurch 18 -22 January 1954.

Contributor’s note: Photo taken of the royal couple as they enter the Clarendon hotel, under the balcony, this photo shows the car door open, with Queen Elizabeth looking towards the direction of the camera, officials and reporters with cameras standing in the background.

Creator: Peter Basire

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square South

Contributor: Barbara Newcombe

Source: Entry in the 2022 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Source: View in Canterbury Stories

Reference ID: CCL-PH22-219

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

Copyright status: In copyright

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