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Day 1, arrival to Alberta

File consists of photographs of the Queen Mother's arrival to Alberta at the Canadian Forces Base Edmonton (Lancaster Park). The Queen Mother is greeted by the Lieutenant Governor, Helen Hunley, and other dignitaries.

Day 2 events

File consists of photographs of the Queen Mother's scheduled events on her second day in Alberta. These events include:

  • Official welcome to Alberta at the Legislative Building
  • Luncheon given by the Province of Alberta at Government House
  • Visit with veterans at the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre at the University of Alberta

The Queen Mother is greeted at the Alberta Legislative Building by the Premier of Alberta, Peter Lougheed, and his wife, Jeanne Lougheed.

Day 3 events

File consists of photographs of the Queen Mother's scheduled events on her third day in Alberta. These events include:

  • Opening of the 5th World Angus Forum at the Edmonton Convention Centre
  • Luncheon given by the Government of Canada at the Westin Hotel
  • Visit to Northlands Agricom, currently known as the Edmonton EXPO Centre

The Queen Mother is greeted by the Chairman of the Canadian Aberdeen Angus Association, John Willmott, and Mrs. Willmott.

Day 4 events

File consists of photographs of the Queen Mother's scheduled events on her fourth day in Alberta. These events include:

  • Lunch with the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta at the Lieutenant Governor's residence
  • Official departure ceremony at the Canadian Forces Base Edmonton (Lancaster Park)

The Queen Mother is greeted by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Helen Hunley.
Also included in file is an unscheduled photo opportunity with a Mountie and other members of the security force.

Itineraries for the royal visit

File consists of the official itinerary and the media itinerary for the royal visit by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to Canada from July 12 - 19, 1985. Also included is the invitation card inviting Victor Post to the reception for members of the media on July 16, 1985.

Press badge

File consists of Victor Post's media press badge to cover the royal visit.

Royal visit photographs published and in exhibit

File consists of one magazine, Canadian Living: The Family Magazine, Nov. 4, 1985, and one exhibition catalogue, 90 Memorable Years: An Exhibition on the life and work of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
The magazine has an article about the Queen Mother's royal visit, entitled "The Queen Mother's Magic", which includes four photographs by Victor Post. Three of the original prints of these photographs are also included in this file.
The exhibition catalogue is for the Guildhall Windsor exhibition held in August of 1990, commemorating 90 years of the Queen Mother. The catalogue credits Victor Post Photography with lending items for the collection at the exhibit.

Official welcome at Alberta Legislature grounds

File consists of photographs of the official arrival of The Duke and Duchess of York to the Alberta Legislature grounds in Edmonton. The Duke and Duchess are greeted by Premier Don Getty and Mrs. Getty, and other dignitaries.

Luncheon and official opening of the Medicine Hat Stampede

File consists of photographs of the luncheon for The Duke and Duchess in Medicine Hat, Alberta, hosted by the Medicine Hat Stampede And Exhibition Co. at the Patterson Armoury, and photographs of the official opening of the Medicine Hat Stampede.

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