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|Caption||The Duke of Connaught waves from a barge, Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) Harbour (1911)|
Connaught, Arthur Duke of (1850 - 1942)
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)