National Geographic : 1935 Dec
© National Geographic Society J'inlay _notograpt Dy vv. Kooert Ivioore MELBOURNE WELCOMED THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER AT VICTORIA'S CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS On October 18, 1934, the Victorian capital was gaily decorated and thousands thronged the avenue approach toview the arrival oftheir royal guest from England. Just a hundred years ago, John Batman stood on the banks of the River Yarra, not far from this pyloned Prince's Bridge, and said, "This will be a place for a village." Government House rises in the center distance; the Shrine of Remembrance isatthe extreme right.