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In a very personal sense; the King and Queen became rulers of Canada when they ascended the thrones in the Senate chamber at Ottawa. For the first time in history; the King then gave personal assent to bills passed by his Canadian government. Their majesties are shown above in the chamber; surrounded by members of the House of Commons; the Senate; and their ladies. Open in full size

In a very personal sense; the King and Queen became rulers of Canada when they ascended the thrones in the Senate chamber at Ottawa. For the first time in history; the King then gave personal assent to bills passed by his Canadian government. Their majesties are shown above in the chamber; surrounded by members of the House of Commons; the Senate; and their ladies.

Picture, 1939, English

In a very personal sense; the King and Queen became rulers of Canada when they ascended the thrones in the Senate chamber at Ottawa. For the first time in history; the King then gave personal assent to bills passed by his Canadian government. Their majesties are shown above in the chamber; surrounded by members of the House of Commons; the Senate; and their ladies.

Picture, 1939, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Ottawa - Parliament Buildings - Interior (1914 - 1939)

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107477f