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HNL 1384 :Laying Foundation Stone of Canberra

Canberra's foundation stone laid 12 March 1913 by Governor General Lord Denman, Prime Minister Andrew Fisher & Minister of State for Home Affairs King O'Malley. Light horse parade. Various Canberra buildings & views of camp & landscape. Inspection of troops in barracks. Official party is seen passing through country town, & arriving & departing site. Crowds & troops observe ceremony. Good shot of main street of little country town with shops and Red Cross horse drawn wagon and flag. Same footage also on HNL 1013.
Access No. 123668 | 8 mins 24 secs | 1910s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |