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The Duke of Connaught waves from a barge, Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) Harbour (1911)

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Caption   The Duke of Connaught waves from a barge, Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) Harbour (1911)
Personalities/Groups   Connaught, Arthur Duke of (1850 - 1942)
Description   The Duke of Connaught waves from the barge conveying him to the landing stage at Victoria Wharf, Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) Harbour on 8th July 1911, during the arrival of the royal party. The Duke is accompanied by senior officers, including a Guards Officer wearing a bearskin hat.

The coronation royal visit of King George V and Queen Mary took place from 8-12 July 1911, and was the last visit by a reigning monarch to Ireland before independence in 1922.  
Collection   RTÉ Murtagh Collection  
Date of photograph   08/Jul/1911
(08/Jul/1911 - 08/Jul/1911)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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