Royal visitors

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1958

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother visited the University of Sydney on 25 February 1958, and unveiled a plaque on the new building for the Research Institute for Mothers and Infants.

The wording of the plaque was: "This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on the 25th February, 1958. The building commemorates the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II".

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Her Majesty with Chancellor Sir Charles Bickerton Blackburn in academic dress behind her, photo G3_224_242(1), University of Sydney Archives.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth with Chancellor Sir Charles Bickerton Blackburn, photo G3_224_242(3), University Archives.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother seated during the unveiling ceremony, with Vice-Chancellor Sir Stephen Roberts behind her on the left and Deputy Chancellor Windeyer behind her on the right, photo G3_224_242(1), University Archives.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Her Majesty and the Chancellor after the unveiling of the plaque on the new building, photo G3_224_242(4), University Archives.

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