On the morning of 15th December 1911 an unexpected ceremony was performed in the Government of India Camp, when Their Majesties graciously laid the stones which are to serve not merely as lasting and visible memorials of the Royal visit, but are the foundation stones of the new Imperial Capital announced by His Majesty at the Durbar. The ceremony was one of full state, and was again a brilliant spectacle.
The stones were laid with the usual ceremonv. His Majesty laying one, and Her Majesty the other. The conclusion of the ceremony was mirked by cheers for Their Majesties, and the usual salutes.
Supplement to Who's Who in India - Containing lives and photographs of the recipients of honours on 12th December 1911, together with an illustrated account of the visit of Their Imperial Majesties the King-Emperer and Queen-Empress to India and the Coronation Durbar
Published by Newul Kishore Press, Lucknow - 1912