Story: Royal family



Like all political sub-tribes, the monarchists have a lunatic fringe – theirs is a gently nutty one that likes to dress up. Alf’s Imperial Army show their support for Queen Elizabeth II, who is visiting the National War Memorial in 1995. Army members were wearing a quasi-military uniform, as they do on all important occasions.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1995/4385/8
Photograph by Phil Reid

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Megan Cook, 'Royal family - Changing views of royalty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Megan Cook, published 20 Jun 2012