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Photograph of a view of the Melacca river, Malaysia. There are a large number of boats on the river, a selection with cabins and thatched roofs. On the left side of the river are a series of buildings, many of which are on stilts. Groups of people are sea

Many presentation albums of photographs have been given as gifts

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The City's Welcome, Church Square, Pretoria 29 Mar 1947

RCIN 2704935

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In 1947, King George VI (1895-1952), Queen Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900-2002), Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II (b.1926) and Princess Margaret (1930-2002) engaged in a Royal Tour of South Africa. They travelled across the country, visiting farms, mines and nature reserves. This album contains over 400 photographs documenting the tour. The South African Railways Administration gave multiple photograph albums to those present on the tour as a souvenir of the visit.