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Japan's Heir-Apparent Installed: Prince Hirohito in Tokyuo

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* – THE INSTALLATION OF THE CROWN PRINCE OF JAPAN: CAVALRY WITH HIS FLAG LEAVING THE GATE OF HIS HOME, THE TAKANAWA PALACE.


ý* .% TH HEIR-APPARET TO THE THRONE OF JAPAN ON THE DAY OP HIS INSTALLATION: PRINCE HIROHITO ON HIS WAY TO THE IMPERIAL PALACE FOR THE CEREMONY.


Cermise akin to th n Inetitre of the Prince of Wales took place in Tokyo on Novmber r, w n Prince irehite, eldest o the t the Emperor’s four ons, was formaly etaled as Heir to the Throne. The Prince ws born at Tokyo on April 2g, zgo, and in thns in hi. aizteenth yer. He bhols the rank of Sub-Lientannt of Infantry in the Japanese Army and of Lieutenant in the Navy. The session to the Japanese Throne was ddnitely settled upo the male descendants of the mperor by the lnperial House


Law of February i, z88b The ceremonies of the Crown Prince’s installation began at eight o’dock in the morning. He drove to the Imperial Palace through streets packed with enthusiastic crowds. The ceremonies lasted until 2.30 pm. After the installation, he received the members of the Diplomatic Body, whom spokesman was the British %Abaseade, Sir W. Conyngham Greene. The British, French, , and Italian Ambasadors presented the Prince with high Orders on behalf of their respective rulers.



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