Royal visitors

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, 1934

During his visit to Australia in 1934 for Victoria's centenary celebrations, the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred upon His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester by the University of Sydney at the ceremony held on 23 November 1934 in the Great Hall.

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Arrival of HRH the Duke of Gloucester

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester arriving at the University of Sydney, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3547.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester passing the Sydney University Regiment, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3546.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness passing the Sydney University Regiment, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3540.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness being greeted by the Chancellor, the Hon Sir William Portus Cullen KCMG, with Deputy Chancellor Professor Sir Mungo McCallum KCMG on the right, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3541.

After the degree ceremony

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

Preceded by the Esquire Bedell (Lieutenant-Colonel R J Massie), the Duke is proceeding to the undergraduates' welcome, after receiving the LLD degree. He is accompanied by the President of the Students' Representative Council (Mr D F Lewis) and followed by the Chancellor, Sir William Cullen, and the Vice-Chancellor, Dr R S Wallace (extreme right), photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3539.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness and members of the Students' Representative Council, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 3544.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness and members of the Students' Representative Council, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 5672.

HRH the Duke of Gloucester

His Royal Highness and members of the Students' Representative Council, photo, Hood collection, State Library of New South Wales, HA 5683.

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