Royal Spring

Royal Spring

The Royal Tour of 1939 and the Queen Mother in Canada

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A beautiful and nostalgic look at the royal tour that captured a generation -- the first visit of a reigning monarch to Canada. This six week visit from the Atlantic to the Pacific and back again (with a short excursion to the United States) enthralled a young nation. Fifty years ago, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arrived at Quebec City to tour "the senior daughter of the dominions". This is a fond recollection of those few magic weeks and the outpouring of affection for the new king and his beautiful wife. Filled with contemporary pictures and anecdotes, this book captures the feeling of.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, 1989.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (96 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Additional Contributors: Toffoli, Garry 1953-


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