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Description Eight coloured photos of Princess Alexandra going about her duties in Toronto. 125th Anniversary. In a black wood frame. (Photo text copied in "Notes").
Catalog Number 04102
Object Name Photograph
Search Terms 125th Anniversary
Condition Good
People Alexander, Lincoln
Baskerville, B.G.
Gordon, J.N.
Gordon, Neil
Princess Alexandra
Place Toronto, Ontario
Notes 1.HRH IS RECEIVED AT PEARSON AIRPORT BY B.GEN. NEIL GORDON HONORARY COL. OF THE QOR OF C, MRS. JEAN GORDON AND HON. LIEUT. COL. JACK LAKE.

2. HRH AND HER HUSBAND THE HONOURABLE ANGUS OGILVY ARRIVE IN TORONTO AT THE PEARSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

3. HRH PRECEDED BY HER REGIMENTAL AIDE, CAPT. A.B. HERMANT AND ESCORTED BY THE COMMANDING OFFICER ENTERS THE DINING HALL.

4. HRH CUTS THE REGIMENT'S 125 TH ANNIVERSARY CAKE.

5.HRH IN BORROWED ARMY GARB ESCORTED BY THE CO WALKS TO THE ACTION AREA AT CAMP BORDEN.

6.HRH CHATS WITH THE BAND AFTER DINNER AT THE HILTON HARBOUR CASTLE.

7.COL. GRAHAM BASKERVILLE MAKES A PRESENTATION ON BEHALF OF THE REIMENT TO PRINCESS ALEXANDRA.

8. HRH TAKES THE MARCH PAST AFTER THE CHURCH SERVICE AT ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH.

ON BOTTOM OF FRAME: Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, Colonel-in-Chief of The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada visited Toronto between 6 Nov and 10 Nov. 1985.
Unfortunately, the weather throughout was cold with snow and rain. This did not prevent HRH from fulfilling all her engagements.