Photograph - Black and White - Ballarat Celebrations 1937
From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria
- black and white photograph
- 6.5cm H x 8.5 cm W
- max walters, ballarat, 1937, celebrations
- I suspect that these are photographs before the celebrations for the coronation. See The Argus 13 May 1937 "Celebrations in Many Country Towns"
BALLARAT Wednesday - Special Coronation celebrations were largely attended In the morning there was a service In Christ Church, at which representatlves of the council and other public bodies were present There was a similar gathering in St Andrew's Kirk
At a civic service in the Alfred Hall in the afternoon the address was given by the Bishop of Ballarat (the Right Rev W Johnson). Bishop Johnson spoke
of the personal association of King George V with his people, and said that the present King and Queen would be equally concerned with the welfare of their subjects The Revs H A Horsfall and B E Williams co-operated In the service, which was presided over by the Mayor (Councillor J Pryor) Mr Lloyd Lindsay recited Mase?Coronation ode and Miss W Ritchie sang "Land of Hope and Glory '
At night a Coronation concert was held in the Alfred Hall
- 16 Jun 2019 at 12:03PM