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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2254

The Robin Hunt Collection
Royal Visits
Australia & New Zealand
1927 Visit by the Duke and Duchess of York (future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) aboard HMS Renown. The main purpose was to open the New Parliament Buildings at Canberra.
A comprehensive collection including the official arrangements published by Victoria, Western Australia, Govt Reception and Ball at the Exhibition Buildings, NZ published souvenirs, the published Itinerary of HMS Renown, distribution of bread to the poor at Malta en route, a rare official publication relating to the stopover at Jamaica, and a bound official photograph album with 96 titled photographs showing the progress of the Visit, including Fiji (19)

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