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HNL 1244: Australia's New Governor General

18 May 1914 Arrival of Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson on launch at St Kilda pier. Meeting Prime Minister Joseph Cook and his cabinet on pier. Men and women walking along pier, some in military uniform. St Kilda's mayor presents address of welcome. Handwritten script of speech. Crowds cheer including children. Governor and wife into open topped carriage with others.
Access No. 42079 | 1 min 44 secs | 1910s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |