1927 Parliament House opened in Canberra

After the ceremony, the official party, including the Duke and Duchess of York, lunched on  turtle soup, poached schnapper, fillets of beef, roast chicken and ham, straw potatoes, green peas, Canberra pudding, fruit ices, coffee and cheese.  Provision had been made for the public, but the crowd was smaller than anticipated. As a result, more than 10,000 Sargents … Continue reading 1927 Parliament House opened in Canberra