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Photographic Print (Foto Afdruk)

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph of (then) Princess Juliana, Prince Bernard and their first three daughters.
Princess Margriet (born 19/01/1943) is wearing a baptismal gown.
Size
15cmx12cm
Object Registration
5480
Historical information
Crown Princess Juliana, her husband Prince Bernard and older daughters escaped to Canada shortly after Germany invaded The Netherlands in May 1940. Princess Margriet was born in Ottawa on 19/01/1943.
When Made
1943
Significance
The significance resides in recalling the safe haven in a time of crisis offered the Dutch Royal Family by Canada.
Last updated
20 Mar 2018 at 7:36PM