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The royal family leaving Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) by carriage (1911)

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Image ref no   0501/035
Caption   The royal family leaving Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) by carriage (1911)
Personalities/Groups   Mary, Queen (1867 - 1953)
Mary, Princess (1897 - 1965)
Wales, Edward, Prince of (1894-1972)
George V, King of Great Britain (1865 - 1936)
Description   The carriage carrying King George V, Queen Mary, the Prince of Wales and Princess Mary leaves Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) en route to Dublin following their arrival at Victoria Wharf on 8th July 1911. The carriage is being followed by an escort of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers. A guard of honour of Bluejackets and a crowd of spectators can be seen in the background.

The coronation royal visit of King George V and Queen Mary, took place from 8-12 July 1911, and was the last visit to Ireland by a reigning monarch before independence in 1922.  
Collection   RTÉ Murtagh Collection  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1911  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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